T-45A UJPT & E2-C2 INav-01
Review of FLIP and Publications
Area Planning AP/1A
Special Use Airspace
North And South America
AP/1A contains a listing of all prohibited, restricted, danger, warning, and alert areas listed by country.
Military operations and known parachute jumping areas are also listed.
AP/1A is published every 48 weeks with PCNs at the 16- and 32-week intervals. UCNs are published as
This section is published primarily for preflight planning and much of the same information can be found in
an abbreviated form on the FLIP enroute charts.
Area Planning AP/1B
Military Planning Routes
North and South America
AP/1B contains information relative to military routes, including IFR Military Training Routes (IR), VFR
Military Training Routes (VR), Slow-Speed, Low-Altitude Training Routes (SR), Refueling Tracks/Anchors/
VFR Helicopter Refueling Tracks (AR), and Avoidance Locations. Charts (8 charts on 4 sheets)
containing graphic depictions of the IR, VR, SR, and AR route systems throughout the continental United
States and Alaska are also included.
This information is unique to the United States and will only be found in the North and South America
AP/1B is published every 8 weeks.
Again, GP, AP/1, AP/1A, and AP/1B comprise the planning documents and are used for reference but not
normally carried in tactical aircraft. Now let us look at those documents that should be carried at all times
or on all IFR flights.