INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES WORKBOOK
TO ESTABLISH COMMUNICATIONS WHEN A LENGTHY MESSAGE OR
REQUEST IS TO FOLLOW:
PILOT: "MOBILE RADIO, NAVY 6E432."
CONTROLLER: "NAVY 6E432, MOBILE RADIO, GO AHEAD."
TO ESTABLISH COMMUNICATIONS WHEN THE TYPE OF MESSAGE TO
FOLLOW IS INCLUDED (A VFR POSITION REPORT TO FSS).
PILOT: "MOBILE RADIO, NAVY 6E432, POSITION REPORT."
TO ESTABLISH COMMUNICATIONS WHEN THE MESSAGE OR REQUEST IS
PILOT: "MOBILE RADIO, NAVY 6E432, REQUEST YOUR ALTIMETER SETTING."
During subsequent contacts with the same controller, state your
message, position, or request in one transmission.
Flight plan filing, destination changes, enroute weather, weather forecasts, and similar data
should be requested through Flight Service Stations or appropriate military facilities capable of
performing these services. On all VFR flights, pilots of UHF equipped aircraft should monitor
the standard Flight Service Station UHF frequency 255.4 MHz. When flying below 18,000 feet
MSL, a position report should be made to the nearest FSS every 200 NM or each hour,
whichever occurs first. Above 18,000 feet MSL, all flights must be on an IFR flight plan over
the continental U.S.
A VFR position report contains, in this order, the aircraft:
8-10 INTRODUCTION TO GROUND, AIRBORNE, LOST COMMUNICATION, AND
EMERGENCY VOICE PROCEDURES