INSTRUMENTS FLIGHT PLANNING
The purpose of a flight plan is to relay your desires for a selected air route to the ATC center.
Generally, your flight plan is approved by the ATC agency exactly the way you planned it.
However, realize your route of flight, altitude, etc., may be changed by the controlling agency. It
is imperative that you correctly fill out a flight plan to avoid any delay in getting your flight
The DD 175 can take several forms:
IFR Flight Plan
Stopover Flight Plan
VFR Flight Plan
Composite Flight Plan
This section covers IFR Flight Plans. You rarely file a pure VFR Flight Plan; however, you may
occasionally utilize a Composite Flight Plan. FLIP General Planning, Chapter 4 contains the
DD 175 FLIGHT PLAN
Utilizing an IFR Enroute Supplement, your completed jet log, the applicable enroute low altitude
chart, and FLIP, General Planning, Chapter 4 we will fill out a DD 175 IFR Flight Plan step by
The jet log used is the example constructed in Chapter 1.
The actual local date at the time and place you submit your flight plan for transmission.
Figure 2-2 Date
Aircraft Call Sign
The call sign for all VT-10's T-34C aircraft starts with 1F (i.e., One foxtrot) or 4F for VT-4 and
is followed by a three-digit number. On this flight, our call sign is 1F57. This call sign must be
preceded by a service code before we enter it in the box.
DD 175 FLIGHT PLAN 2-3