INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES WORKBOOK
Holding instructions (if applicable):
Special information (if applicable):
Frequency and transponder code information:
276.4, Squawk 4023"
"ATC clears Navy 6E432 to Mobile Regional Airport via radar vectors to Meridian, then Victor-
523 to Eaton, Victor-114 to Gulfport, Victor-20 to Semmes. Climb and maintain 16,000 feet,
departure frequency is 276.4, squawk 4023."
Have DD 175 ready to note possible changes to your requested flight plan. Clearances must be
read back verbatim only if directed to "read back" by the controller.
Abbreviated IFR Clearances
ATC may issue abbreviated IFR clearances to departing aircraft. These clearances do not
include all of the information of a detailed clearance. An abbreviated clearance cannot be issued
or accepted if the route of flight originally filed with ATC has been changed by the pilot. In this
case, the pilot must request that a detailed clearance by issued by ATC. If ATC has changed any
portion of the clearance, they will issue the changes to the pilot.
When the term "flight planned route" or "as filed" is used, it does
not include the altitude, SID or SID transitions. This will be issued
Example of an abbreviated clearance:
"ATC CLEARS NAVY 6E432 TO THE MOBILE REGIONAL AIRPORT VIA RADAR
VECTORS MERIDIAN, FLIGHT PLANNED ROUTE (OR AS FILED), CLIMB TO AND
MAINTAIN ONE SIX THOUSAND, DEPARTURE FREQUENCY 276.4, SQUAWK 4023."
ATC will issue a detailed clearance when requested by the pilot.
Elements Of An Abbreviated Clearance
Departure procedure or SID:
Radar Vectors Meridian
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