AREA PLANNING 1, 1A, AND 1B
Area Planning consists of three sections:
AP/1 - Published every 24 weeks. This section contains planning and procedure
information for a specific geographic area.
2. AP/1A - Published every 24 weeks. This section contains a tabulation of all Prohibited,
Restricted, Warning, Alert, Military Operations, and known Parachute Jumping Areas.
AP/1B - Published every 8 weeks. This section contains information relative to Military
Training Routes; IFR, VFR and slow speed low-altitude Refueling tracks and avoidance
locations are also included.
Planning Change Notices (PCNs) are published for AP/1 every 8 and 16 weeks. PCNs are
published for AP/1A every 16 and 32 weeks. Urgent Change Notices (UCNs) are issued as
required. There are no intermediate changes for the AP/1B other than NOTAMS. All of these
will be touched on briefly in this unit. Refer to your classroom copies for more detailed
discussions on the following topics: AP/1 chapters 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7 will not be covered in this
Flip Area Planning 1, 1A, 1B
201. LESSON TOPIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Locate, interpret and apply information in FLIP Area Planning 1, 1A, and 1B.
F.2.1 Extract information concerning Class B Airspace.
F.2.2 Extract information concerning Flight Hazards.
F.2.3 Extract information concerning Route and Area Restrictions.
F.2.4 Extract information on Supplementary Airport Remarks.
F.2.5 Extract information on Preferred IFR routes.
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