How to submit a flight plan?

How to submit a flight plan?

Submit a hard copy of the flight plan form to your local flight service station. Call Flight Services (1-800-WX-BRIEF or 1-800-992-7433) – The Flight Services Specialist will file your flight plan. Submit your plan online through one of the following free services: Flight Service 1800WxBrief.

When can you file a flight plan in the UK?

Flight plans must be filed at least 1 hour before EOBT.

Do you need to file a flight plan for IFR?

If weather conditions are below VFR minima and you plan to enter controlled airspace, an IFR flight plan and ATC clearance based on that flight plan is required. Complete details on how to complete an IFR flight plan can be found in the AIM, paragraph 5-1-7.

Where can I find a blank flight plan form?

A blank flight plan form for photocopying is included in this publication as Appendix B. To reduce delays in submitting forms that are faxed to an Air Traffic Services Unit (ATSU), a version without the parts shaded has been provided.

Is there an online application for flight planning?

Flight Planning Online provides an online application for UK pilots to file air movement messages on the AFTN. The application, AFPEx, allows registered users to send and receive AFTN messages from their desktop computer.

When do you need a UK flight plan?

Flight plan if necessary or desirable 8. Advance notice and/or authorization requirements 9. General aviation report if necessary 10. Risk analysis for your planned flight will be replaced in due course.

What do you need to complete a flight plan?

Completing the Flight Plan (FAA Form 7233-1) implies that you have: used current aeronautical charts to define your departure, en route and destination checkpoints. Get a good weather briefing on your departure point, flight route, destination, and alternate airports in case things don’t go as planned.