FLIGHT TRAINING PUBLICATION (FLIP) STUDENT GUIDE
INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANIZATION -
(ICAO) Chapter 6 and OPERATIONS AND FIRINGS OVER
THE HIGH SEAS Chapter 7, will NOT be covered in this course.
Aviation Weather Codes
Chapter 8 in the General Planning describes a sample Aviation Weather Report with an
explanatory key provided. This chapter also includes the International Aviation Weather Codes
and the keys to their interpretation. Weather observations are made each hour, or more often, at
over 600 locations in the United States. These observations, along with forecasts, may be used
to determine the weather conditions for flight planning purposes.
Chapter 9, paragraph 9-1, of General Planning demonstrates the method for building military
aircraft codes for each of the respective military services. Typically, these are used for aircraft
"callsigns" when filing a DD 175 military flight plan.
This unit focused on the General Planning publication. It is a publication printed every 32
weeks. For the purpose of this course focus on the following chapters:
Index for Aeronautical Information
Explanation of Terms
Flight Plans (TD Codes and VIP Codes)
105. CHAPTER REVIEW
Read Chapter 1 of the FTI.
Do Lesson 1 on the Computer Based Training for FLIP.
Complete the Unit Review Questions.
GENERAL PLANNING 1-5