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44WG SI(OPS) 03-05 - Flight Progress Strips 

What colour ink is used on flight progress strips?

Entries on flight progress strips shall be made in black or blue ink.

Colours may be used to distinguish particular routes if desired.

Red ink shall only be used to record emergency or unusual situations.

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AIP ENR 1.1 - 17, 2.7.4.1 and 2.7.4.2 - Frequency Change - Extra Card

At what level must pilots contact departure control?

When frequency change instructions are issued immediately preceding the take-off clearance, pilots must transfer automatically from Tower as soon as practicable after take-off, preferably within one mile of becoming airborne.

In all other situations, pilots of departing aircraft are required to remain on Tower frequency until specific frequency change instructions are issued

Pilots can generally expect an instruction to contact Departures Control prior to reaching 2,000FT and should, when advised, effect the change as soon as possible.

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AIP ENR 1.1 - 21, 2.10.2 - Position Reports

Position reports are required for all aircraft in controlled airspace and IFR flights in Class E and G airspace except when?

Except when identified,

position reports are required for all aircraft in classes A, C and D airspace,

and

for IFR flights or flights using the IFR Pick-up procedure after initial contact with ATC in classes E and G airspace.

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AIP ENR 1.1 - 22, 2.10.3.6 After Frequency Change - Extra Card

After a frequency change, what must a pilot report?

After any frequency change, pilots must advise the

last assigned level

and,

if not maintaining the assigned level, the level maintaining or last vacated level.

Eg. MELBOURNE CENTRE (Callsign) CLEARED FLIGHT LEVEL TWO ONE ZERO, MAINTAINING FLIGHT LEVEL THREE ONE ZERO

Note: the “last vacated level” may be omitted by identified aircraft squawking pressure altitude derived level information.

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AIP ENR 1.1 – 112, 8.16.10

Define MARSA Levels that MARSA can be applied

MARSA is a procedure which authorises pilots of military aircraft to assume responsibility for separation between their aircraft and other nominated military aircraft (or military contract civil aircraft), within Australian controlled airspace.

MARSA can only be used between participating aircraft using the same flight level or altitude, or manoeuvring within the same block of airspace.

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AIP ENR 1.1 – 13, 2.7.3

Establishment on track Unless ________ ___ _ ___ __ _________ __________ __ ___ , an aircraft captain must remain within _ __ of the departure aerodrome to establish flight on the departure track as soon as practicable after take-off.

tracking via a SID or otherwise instructed by ATC

5 nm

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AIP ENR 1.1 – 17, 2.7.1 - Airborne report

What must pilots report during departure in class C control zones to establish identification?

In Class C and Class D control zones where an ATS surveillance service is provided, on first contact with Centre, Approach or Departures, a pilot must report:

  1. if assigned an initial heading -- the direction of turn and assigned heading;
  2. the altitude passing, to nearest 100FT; and
  3. the last assigned level.

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AIP ENR 1.1 – 4, 2.2.22.1

Airways clearances

Pilots in command must request an airways clearance:

Other than as specified for PDC operations in para 2.2.25,

pilots in command must request an airways clearance:

  1. On the clearance delivery frequency, preferably immediately before starting engines, otherwise as soon as possible thereafter; or
  2. Where a clearance delivery frequency is not available, before entering the departure runway; and
  3. Before entering controlled airspace.

 

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AIP ENR 1.1-16, 2.5.2.2 - Extra Card

What shall be appended when the heading or level is below LSALT?

When an IFR aircraft is issued heading instructions and/or required to maintain a level below the MVA or MSA/LSALT during a visual departure,

“VISUAL” will be appended to the departure instruction.

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AIP ENR 1.5 – 39, 8.1.1 and 8.1.4 Extra Card

Standard Instrument Departures (SIDs) are pre-planned IFR departure routes printed for pilot use in diagrammatic and narrative form. They have been produced for selected aerodromes to satisfy the requirements of:

(What information does a procedural SID contain?)

a. noise abatement procedure tracks;

b. airspace segregation for ATC purposes;

c. obstacle clearance requirements; and

d. maximum traffic flexibility.

Notes:

1. SIDs do not account for engine failures or other emergencies involving loss of aircraft performance.

2. See ENR1.1 para 7.4.2 for use of published SIDs at aerodromes outside Tower hours. (A procedural SID specifies in both diagrammatic and narrative form the direction of turn, tracks and in some cases, altitude requirements and standard departure points. When tracking to or from a navigation aid is not possible, nominal tracks are shown.)

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AIP ENR 1.5-40, 8.2.1 - Extra Card

How are procedural SIDs identified?

Procedural SIDs are identified by the name of the first en-route way-point, or by the name of a way-point within the SID, and the amendment status of the procedure,

eg “CORAL TWO DEPARTURE” or “COODA THREE DEPARTURE”.

Note 1: SIDs are identified in terms of take off runway designators, but separate SID instructions are listed and must be followed for each runway served by the SID.

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AIP ENR 1.6 7.1.4, 1.6 6.4

What are the Non Discrete SSR Codes (Transponder)

0100 - Local flights operating at aerodromes

1200 - Civil VFR flights in classes E or G airspace

2000 - Civil IFR flights in Class G airspace

2100 - Ground testing by aircraft maintenance staff

3000 - Civil flights in classes A, C and D airspace, or IFR flights in Class E airspace

4000 - Civil flights not involved in special operations or SAR, operating in Class G airspace in excess of 15NM offshore

5000 - Military flights in classes A, C, D or E airspace

6000 - Military flights in Class G airspace

7000 - RPAS in all classes of airspace when instructed to enable transponder

7500 - Unlawful interference

7600 - Communication Problems

7700 - Emergency other than comms

7615 - Civil flights engaged in littoral surveillance

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AIP ENR 1.6 – 9, 7.1.8

When must a pilot select transponder to standby or off after arrival at a radar controlled aerodrome; andWhen can it be switched from standby at departure?

a) on departure, leave the transponder set to STANDBY until entering the departure runway;

b) on arrival, select the transponder to STANDBY or OFF as soon as practicable after landing

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AIP GEN 3.4 - 76, 5.15.6 - Extra Card

How do you request an aircraft to operate its identification feature?

"Squawk Ident"

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AIP GEN 3.4 - 89, 6.14.3 MATS 4.2.8.5 - Extra Card

What phrase is used when confirming the setting for an unlawful incurrence?

ATC may respond via CPDLC to a report indicating unlawful interference with the uplink message ROGER 7500.

MATS:If the aircraft is in ATS surveillance system coverage, request confirmation of the code by the use of the phrase:

'(callsign) CONFIRM SQUAWKING ASSIGNED CODE'

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AIP GEN 3.4 – 80, Position Report

What shall be included in a position report if not at the assigned level?

When not at assigned level, position report shall include present level, and level to which climbing or descending. For domestic flights, “FEET” may be omitted from altitude reports.

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MATS 1.1.1.21 - Definitions

SIS (Surveillance Information Service)

An on request service provided to assist pilots of VFR flights, within ATS surveillance system coverage in Class E and G airspace, to avoid other aircraft or to assist in navigation.

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MATS 1.1.1.3 - Definitions

Define an ‘Air Traffic Control Clearance’

Authorisation for aircraft to proceed under conditions specified by an Air Traffic Control unit.

FYI

Note 1:

For convenience, the term 'air traffic control clearance' is frequenctly abbreviated to 'clearance' when used in appropriate context.

Note 2:

The abbreviated term 'clearance' may be prefixed by 'taxi', 'take-off', departure', airways', 'en route', 'approach' or 'landing' to indicate the particular portion of the flight to which the air traffic control clearance relates.

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MATS 1.1.1.5 - Definitions

Define a ‘Clearance Limit’

The point to which an aircraft is granted an air traffic control clearance.

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MATS 10.1.1.2 - Extra Card

Responsibilities for Separation of Unknown aircraft

In providing ATS within controlled airspace or designated restricted airspace, ATC has no responsibility to maintain prescribed separation minima between a controlled flight and an unknown aircraft that can reasonably be assumed to be outside controlled airspace.

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MATS 11.2.2.1 – Issuing SID

To which aircraft should a SID or approved RNP procedure be issued when they are published?

Issue an appropriate SID or approved RNP (Required Navigation Performance) departure procedures to IFR aircraft by night, or by day in IMC.

Note:

A SID is appropriate when it services the cleared route and the ATC holds the relevant rating

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MATS 11.2.2.8 – VSD in lieu of a SID

You may issue a visual departure in lieu of a SID:

a) by day;

b) in VMC; and

c) provided that the cloud base is such that the pilot can maintain flight in VMC below the MVA (ATS surveillance system environment) or MSA/LSALT (procedural environment).

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MATS 11.2.2.9 – Tracking instructions

With respect to departures when shall tracking instructions be specified?

Specify tracking instructions when:

a) there is no appropriate SID;

b) a SID is cancelled;

c) a visual departure clearance is issued in lieu of a SID;

d) aircraft or ground based navaid(s) are not available;

e) requested by Australian military aircraft; or

f) requested by foreign military aircraft approved by Defence or subject to a letter of agreement.

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MATS 11.2.3.3 – Order of instructions

Issue departure instructions in the following order:

1) callsign;

2) heading or tracking instructions, including turn requirements, except that a turn requirement may be omitted from the coordination where:

i) already specified in SID instructions;

ii) for a radar SID, the assigned heading is within 5 degrees of the SID track from which thisturn is made; or

iii) the departure track for a non-SID aircraft is within 5 degrees of the runway bearing; and

3) altitude restrictions or the word 'UNRESTRICTED' if there is no altitude restriction ('UNRESTRICTED' is not transmitted to the aircraft).

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MATS 12.3.2.14 – SID of route name cancelled

What is issued separately from the take-off clearance when a SID/route name is cancelled?

When a SID and/or route name is cancelled, issue the new tracking instructions and any altitude restrictions and/or requirements separately from the take-off clearance.

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MATS 2.2.1.1 – ATS Objectives

The objectives of Air Traffic Services are to:

a) prevent collisions between aircraft;

b) prevent collisions between aircraft on the manoeuvring area and obstructions on that area;

c) expedite and maintain an orderly flow of air traffic;

d) provide advice and information useful for the safe and efficient conduct of flights; and

e) notify appropriate organisations regarding aircraft in need of search and rescue aid, and assist such organisations as required.

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MATS 2.2.1.2 – Services provided

Types of air traffic services/control services available

The air traffic services comprise three services:

a) The air traffic control service, to accomplish objectives a), b) and c) of 2.2.1.1. This service is divided into three parts:

i) Area control service: the provision of air traffic control service for controlled flights, except for those parts of such flights described in 2.2.1.2 a) ii) and iii), in order to accomplish objectives a) and c) of 2.2.1.1;

ii) Approach control service: the provision of air traffic control service for those parts of controlled flights associated with arrival or departure, in order to accomplish objectives a) and c) of 2.2.1.1; and

iii) Aerodrome control service : the provision of air traffic control service for aerodrome traffic, except for those parts of flights described in 2.2.1.2 a) ii), in order to accomplish objectives a), b) and c) of 2.2.1.1.

b) The Flight information service, to accomplish objective d) of 2.2.1.1; and

c) The Alerting service, to accomplish objective e) of 2.2.1.1.

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MATS 6.4.4.2.1 Readback requirements:

ATS to ATS (Card 1 of 3)

Readback Requirements

Read back the key elements of any received coordination, clearance or instruction from another ATSO.

Additional Requirements

Read back QNH and the words

'VISUAL',

'AMENDED',

'RECLEARED' or

'CANCEL CLEARANCE'

in addition to the pilots-to-ATS readback requirements.

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MATS 6.5.1.7 – Issuing clearances

Clearances are to be issued on appropriate frequencies unless when?

Issue clearances on the appropriate ATC frequencies unless:

a) communications are limited; or

b) the issuing of traffic information requires the aircraft to be on a non-ATC frequency.

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MATS 9.1.6.6 Unverified levels

Unverified information

When providing _______ ___________, prefix unverified level information by the words

"__________ _____"

Where shall pressure altitude-derived level information be disregarded?

for what?

and except when?

Unverified information

When providing traffic information, prefix unverified level information by the words

"UNVERIFIED LEVEL"

2000 FT or more

Where pressure altitude-derived level information is unverified and indicates 2000ft or more above or below aircraft receiving traffic information, disregard the data for traffic or avoidance except when other information indicates a potential conflict.

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MATS 9.1.6.8 – Assistance to avoid traffic

On _______, assist aircraft receiving an ATS surveillance service to avoid other traffic provided:

a) t...

b) a...

c) you

On request, assist aircraft receiving an ATS surveillance service to avoid other traffic provided:

a) traffic information has been issued about the other traffic;

b) advice to turn or change level is prefixed with 'SUGGEST'; and

c) you notify pilots when the conflict no longer exists.

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MATS 9.2.1.1 - Clearances

What is the objective of a clearance?

Issue air traffic control clearances as necessary to

prevent collisions, and to

expedite and maintain an

orderly flow of air traffic.

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MATS 9.2.1.3 – Content of a Clearance

Shall Include the following when issuing a clearance:

(MUST be contained)

  a) aircraft identification;

  b) destination, area of operation, position or clearance limit;

  c) route of flight; and

| d) cleared level.

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MATS 9.2.1.3.1 – Content of a Clearance

You may include any additional instructions such as:

(MAY be contained)

a) a level restriction;

b) departure type for IFR flights;

c) SSR code; and

d) frequency requirements.

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MATS 9.2.1.3.5 – Validity of a clearance

The clearance, and its amendments during the flight only apply:

a) to the first point at which the aircraft leaves controlled airspace;

b) to the first landing point if the flight is wholly within controlled airspace;

c) to the clearance limit if issued;

d) until the expiration of a clearance void time; or

e) until cancelled by a controller.

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MATS 9.2.2.10 – Holding path

A description of a holding path to be flown at a clearance limit is not required when:

a) the holding fix is published in aeronautical documents; or

b) it has been imposed temporarily, and it is expected that the requirement to hold will have lapsed before the aircraft arrives at the designated holding fix.

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MATS 9.2.2.13.2 – Readback requirements

Readback requirements: Pilot to ATS Key Elements(Card 2 of 3)

Obtain a readback (from the pilot) of the key elements of the following ATC clearances, instructions and information:

a) en route holding instructions;

b) any route and holding point specified in a taxi clearance;

c) any clearances or instructions to hold short of, enter, land on, line up on, wait, take-off from, cross, taxi or backtrack on, any runway or HLS; (HELL WTf CTB ARoH)

d) an assigned runway or HLS;

e) any approach clearance;

f) altimeter settings directed to specific aircraft, radio and radio navaid frequency instructions;

g) SSR codes and data link logon codes; and

h) level instructions, direction of turn, heading and speed instructions.

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MATS 9.2.2.13.2 – Readback requirements

Readback requirements: Expected Runway (Card 3 of 3)

Note: (what is the note regarding expectation of runway to be used)

Pilots are not required to read back an expectation of the runway to be used.

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MATS 9.2.2.6 – Clearance for VFR at night

Issue airways clearances to aircraft operating VFR at night in accordance with the flight planned route except:

a) when the pilot specifically requests another route;

b) when an amended route is deemed satisfactory in relation to the planned route

(e.g. coastline flying); or

c) for short-term route variations:

i) by vectoring; or

ii) within 30 miles of a controlled aerodrome, by visual tracking.

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MATS 9.4.1.7 – Priority

How is priority for level assignment determined?

Apply level assignment, as follows:

a) Aircraft at levels conforming to the tables of cruising levels have priority over aircraft at non-conforming levels;

b) Aircraft assigned a level have priority over aircraft requesting that level; and

c) When two or more aircraft are at the same level, the preceding aircraft has priority.

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MATS 9.4.4.3 Further Restrictions/Requirements (Level) Extra

Whenever a restriction/requirement has been imposed and a further restriction/requirement is required, the subsequent instruction cancels all previous restrictions/requirements unless:

a) all restrictions/requirements are restated; or

b) you prefix the subsequent instruction with 'FURTHER RESTRICTION'.

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MATS 9.6.1.1 Issuing Holding Instructions extra

You may require or approve a request for an aircraft to hold or orbit in a manner different from that published provided that:

a) the specified holding pattern will not take the aircraft outside controlled airspace; and

b) terrain clearance is maintained.

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MATS 9.7.13.2 – Termination of control

What should the pilot be advised if the aircraft leaves controlled airspace into an area where ATS surveillance continues?

Where an aircraft exits controlled airspace into an area of continued ATS surveillance services, advise the pilot 'CONTROL SERVICE TERMINATED'.

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MATS 9.7.13.3 Variations of Service extra

Transferring of aircraft

Do not advise a change of service for aircraft transferring from an Approach Unit providing ATS surveillance services to a control tower providing tower ATS surveillance services.

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MATS 9.7.2.4 – Identification procedures SSR

Establish identification by one of the following procedures:

a) correlate an alpha-numeric label with an aircraft’s ATS surveillance system position symbol provided the correlation is consistent with the aircraft’s expected position;

b) transfer of identification;

c) observe compliance with an instruction to:

i) operate the Special Position Identification (SPI);

ii) change to a specific SSR code; or

iii) transmit ADS-B IDENT; or

d) correlate an observed radar position symbol with manoeuvres currently executed by a departing aircraft which acknowledged instructions to that effect, provided that identification is established within 3 NM of the radar sensor.

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MATS 9.7.2.5 – Methods of Identification - PSR

When PSR is used, the following procedures may also be used to establish identification:(Card 1 of 2)

a) correlate a particular radar position symbol with an aircraft reporting its position over, or bearing and distance from, a point shown on the situation display, provided the track of the radar position symbol is consistent with the aircraft path or reported heading;

b) correlate an observed radar position symbol with an aircraft which is known to have departed, provided that the identification is established within 1 NM from the end of the runway used; or

c) ascertain the aircraft heading, if required, and following a period of track observation:

i) instruct the pilot to execute one or more changes of heading of 30 degrees or more and correlate the movements with the aircraft’s acknowledged execution of the instructions given; or

ii) correlate the movements of a particular radar position symbol with the reported manoeuvres of an aircraft.

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MATS 9.7.2.5.1 – Methods of Identification - PSR

When using PSR identification procedures:(Card 2 of 2)

a) verify that the movements of not more than one radar position symbol correspond with those of the aircraft;

b) ensure that the manoeuvre(s) will not carry the aircraft outside the coverage of the radar or the situation display; and

c) allow for equipment tolerances in the reported position and in the observed radar position symbol.

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MATS 9.7.2.6 extraIdentification by visual observation - extra

Establish identification by correlating a particular radar position symbol to the position of an aircraft observed visually.

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MATS 9.7.5.1 – PADL information - Application (Card 1 of 3)

Pressure altitude-derived level information

You may have verified pressure altitude-deprived information for:

a)

b)

9.7.5.1 Application

You may have verified pressure altitude-deprived information for:

a) the application of veritcal separation: and

b) ascertaining if aircraft are maintaining, have vacated, passed or reached a level.

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MATS 9.7.5.2 Determine level occupancy (Card 2 of 3)

Pressure altitude-derived level information

Determine level occupancy by verified pressure altitude-derived level information as follows:

Level Occupancy                                             Level Information

  • Maintaining a level  
    •  
  • Vacating a level
    •  
  • Passing a level on climb or descent
    •  
  • Reaching a level
    •  

9.7.5.2.1 Below 10,000ft

Note:???

 

9.7.5.2 Determine level occupancy

Determine level occupancy by verified pressure altitude-derived level information as follows:

Level Occupancy                                             Level Information

  • Maintaining a level  
    • Within +/- 200FT of the assigned level
  • Vacating a level
    • A change of 400FT or more in the anticipated direction from the previously assigned level
  • Passing a level on climb or descent
    • Passed the level in the required direction by 400FT or more
  • Reaching a level
    • Within +/- 200FT of the assigned level for the greater of three consecutive updates or 15 seconds

9.7.5.2.1 Below 10,000ft

Note: Pressure alititude-derived level information received from airborne equipment is QNH corrected below 10,000ft.

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MATS 9.7.5 – PADL information

9.7.5.3 Verify accuracy

Verify the accuracy of displayed pressure altitude-derived level information:

a)

b) 

 

9.7.5.4 Methods of verifying accuracy

Verify by simultaneous comparison with:

a)

b)

9.7.5.3 Verify accuracy

Verify the accuracy of displayed pressure altitude-derived level information:

a) as soon as possible after initial contact with an aircraft and prior to use: and

b) where continuous monitoring has not been carried out.

 

9.7.5.4 Methods of verifying accuracy

Verify by simultaneous comparison with:

a) altimiter-derived level information received from the same aircraft by radiotelephony; or

b) the aerodrome elevation during the take-off roll, provided that the level information subsequently indicates a positive climb after take-off.

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MATS 9.7.5 – PADL - Display tolerance - Discrepancy/Continuing discrepency

(Card 3 of 3)

9.7.5.5 Display tolerance

The tolerance for pressure altitude-derived level information displayed to the controller is _______

9.7.5.5.1 Discrepancy

When the displayed pressure altitude-derived level information differs from the pilot reported or known alititude by more than 200ft:

a) ;

b) ; and

c) 

9.7.5.5.2 Continuing discrepancy

Where there is a continuing descrepancy after confirmation of the correct pressure setting:

a) ; and

b) .

9.7.5.5 Display tolerance

The tolerance for pressure altitude-derived level information displayed to the controller is +/- 200ft

9.7.5.5.1 Discrepancy

When the displayed pressure altitude-derived level information differs from the pilot reported or known alititude by more than 200ft:

a) advise pilot;

b) request check of pressure setting; and

c) confirm current level

9.7.5.5.2 Continuing discrepancy

Where there is a continuing descrepancy after confirmation of the correct pressure setting:

a) request the pilot to stop pressure alititude data transmission provided there is no loss of position and identification information; and

b) coordinate this action with the next ATC unit.

9.7.5.6 Changing infrormation source

Verification is retained when an aircraft chages pressure altitude information source.

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MATS 9.7.5.6 – PADL - Changing information Source

(Card 3 of 3)

9.7.5.6 Changing infrormation source

Verification is _______ when an aircraft chages _______ _______ _______ _____.

9.7.5.6 Changing infrormation source

Verification is retained when an aircraft chages pressure altitude information source.

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MATS 9.7.6.1 Relaying aircraft identification - extra

How does an ATSO advise notification of a label to transfer to another controller?

MATS 9.7.6.1 Relaying aircraft identification - extra

When relaying the identification of an aircraft from one Controller to another, and transfer of control is not effected, the relaying Controller advises that the aircraft is FOR IDENT. The receiving Controller acknowledges identifcation by replying with the callsign for the aircraft

  • Position
    • Phraseology
  • Relaying Controller
    • FOR IDENT (CALLSIGN)...(ADDITIONAL COORDINATION REMARKS IF REQUIRED)
  • Receiving Controller:
    • (CALLSIGN) (ADDITIONAL REMARKS IF REQUIRED)

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Transfer of ID

Effect transfer of identification by one of the following methods:(a - h)

Note: for point g) and h) Prior coordination is required between Controllers as observed indications by the accepting Controller are of short duration.

a) designation of the position symbol by automated means, provided that only one position is indicated and there is no doubt as to the correct identification;

b) notification of the aircraft’s discrete SSR code or aircraft address;

c) notification that the aircraft is SSR Mode S equipped with an aircraft identification feature (ACID) when SSR Mode S coverage is available;

d) notification that the aircraft is ADS-B equipped with an aircraft identification feature (ACID) when ADS-B coverage is available;

e) direct designation (pointing with the finger) of the position symbol on a shared or an adjacent situation display. Be aware of errors resulting from parallax effects;

f) designation of the position symbol by reference to, or in terms of bearing and distance from, a geographical position or navigational facility accurately indicated on both situational displays (see Clause 9.7.6.1.2); (Differences in displays)

g) instruct the aircraft to change SSR code and the change is observed by the accepting Controller; or

h) instruct the aircraft to 'SQUAWK IDENT' or 'TRANSMIT ADS-B IDENT' and the change is observed by the accepting Controller.

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MATS 9.7.7 Hand-off and acceptance

Phrase to complete a RADAR hand off?Transfer of control should not be completed until what has been completed?

9.7.7.1.1 Verbal hand-off

Do not transfer responsibility for an aircraft until the receiving Controller advises that identifcation is complete by use of the phrase:

  • Position:
    • Phraseology
  • Transfering Controller:
    • ________________
  • Receiving Controller:
    • ________________

9.7.7.1.2 Silent or system hand-off

Do not transfer responsibility for an aircraft until the receiving Controller indicates that identification is complete by use of the approved procedures:

  • Position:
    • Requirement
  • Transfering Controller:
    • ______________________________
  • Receiving Controller:
    • ______________________________

9.7.7.1.1 Verbal hand-off

Do not transfer responsibility for an aircraft until the receiving Controller advises that identifcation is complete by use of the phrase:

  • Position:
    • Phraseology
  • Transfering Controller:
    • THAT IS... (CALLSIGN)
  • Receiving Controller:
    • ACCEPT... (CALLSIGN)

9.7.7.1.2 Silent or system hand-off

Do not transfer responsibility for an aircraft until the receiving Controller indicates that identification is complete by use of the approved procedures:

  • Position:
    • Requirement
  • Transfering Controller:
    • Propose hand-off by approved procedure
  • Receiving Controller:
    • Accept hand-off by approved procedure

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MATS 9.7.8.1 – When providing position information

List 5 ways that position information may be passed

a) ;

b) ;

c) ;

d) ; or

e) .

Provide position information when required by circumstances or when requested by another ATC unit. Pass the information with reference to:

a) a bearing or track and distance from any significant point (bearing may be magnetic or as points of a compass);

b) a well-known geographical position;

c) a distance to runway touchdown point if the aircraft is on final approach;

d) a distance to runway touchdown point as track miles to run; or

e) distance and direction from the centre line of an ATS route.

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MATS 9.7.8.2 – Positional information to aircraft

Advise an aircraft provided with an ATS surveillance service of its position:(a – h)

a) on identification, unless identification is established:

i) based on a pilot’s report of the aircraft’s position;

ii) within 1 NM of the runway on departure, if the observed position on the situation display is consistent with the aircraft’s time of departure;

iii) by use of ADS-B aircraft identification, SSR Mode S aircraft identification or assigned discrete SSR codes if the location of the observed position symbol is consistent with the current flight plan of the aircraft; or

iv) by transfer of identification;b) after commencement of vectors by approach control as soon as a distance to run to touchdown becomes evident;

c) when a pilot requests position information;

d) when an identified aircraft’s reported position differs significantly from its observed position;

e) when an identified aircraft is observed to have deviated from its previously approved or advised route;

f) when the aircraft is resuming its own navigation after vectoring;

g) when a regular circuit pattern is used to vector an aircraft onto the final approach path, at least once on each leg; and

h) when provided with vectors for a straight-in approach, at least once before commencement of final approach.

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MATS 9.7.9.3.2 and 9.7.9.3.3

SIS (Surveillance Information Service)- if the service is not of a short time

9.7.9.3.2 Specific transponder code

Prior to providing a SIS, identify the aircraft and, unless the service requested is of a short duration and it would be impractical to do so, allocate the pilot a specific transponder code.

9.7.9.3.3 Snap shot service

Consider pilot requests for specific information as a snap shot service. Terminate the SIS after providing the requested information to the pilot.

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MATS 9.7.9.4 - SIS (Surveillance Information Service)-

 

9.7.9.4 Terminating a SIS

A SIS may be terminated at any time:

a) ____________________________; or

b) ____________________________

9.7.9.4.1 Advise pilot

Terminate a SIS by _______________________________________.

9.7.9.4.2 At sector boundary

If terminating at a sector boundary, also ____________________________.

9.7.9.4 Terminating a SIS

A SIS may be terminated at any time:

a) by ATC dure to workload considerations; or

b) on pilot advice

9.7.9.4.1 Advise pilot

Terminate a SIS by advising the pilot that identification is terminated.

9.7.9.4.2 At sector boundary

If terminating at a sector boundary, also advise that a frequency change is approved.

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MATS 9.8.2.3 – Identification advice

Advise aircraft.... when?

Advise aircraft when identification is established or terminated.