Important Lists for RT Test

AIRREP - Position Report

A. Position Information

1.      Call sign of addressed station

2.      Aircraft call sign

3.      Position

4.      Time

5.      Altitude / Flight level

6.      Next position and expected time over

7.      Ensuing significant point

B. Operational Information

1.      ETA to final destination

2.      Endurance until fuel tanks are empty

C. Meteorological Information (TWiTIC)

1.      Air Temperature

2.      Wind

3.      Turbulence

4.      Aircraft Icing

5.      Supplementary information (Clouds etc.)

Examples for Position Information:

1.      TA control checked PURLA 1022 FL 120 climbing 260 estimating GITLA 1042 APLON next.

2.      Nicosiya Control 4x-CIA Aplon 1119 FL 280 estimating Maros 1129 Alkis next.

Israeli Airep:

1.      Call sign of addressed station

2.      Aircraft call sign

3.      Position

4.      Time

5.      Altitude

Distress

1.      MAYDAY MAYDAY MAYDAY

2.      Call sign of addressed station

3.      Aircraft call sign

4.      Nature of distress

5.      Intention

6.      Position, level, heading

Examples of distress messages

1.      Mayday Mayday Mayday, Pluto control 4X-JCB engine failed forced landing over Hadera 3000 ft heading 300 130 kn.

2.      Mayday Mayday Mayday, Tel-Aviv control 4X-AWT engine fire abeam Atlit landing in Haifa over Atlit 4000 ft heading 355 120 kn.

Priority of ATC messages:

1.      Distress (MAYDAY)

2.      Urgency (PANPAN)

3.      DF (Direction finding)

4.      Safety

5.      Meteorological

6.      Flight regularity

Four different terms for height

1.      Altitude - QNH

2.      Flight Level - QNE

3.      Height - QFE

4.      Elevation height, above see level, of ground site (e.g. aerodrome)