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When to use the  DOMESTIC ICAO Form

 

The CSC DUATS Domestic ICAO flight plan form may be used for any domestic flight. The Domestic ICAO form will accept and validate inputs that are allowed for domestic flights but are not allowed in international ICAO flight plans. A domestic flight is defined as one which departs and lands wholly within domestic U.S. airspace (i.e., the conterminous 48 states, Alaska, Hawaii and/or Puerto Rico). The Domestic ICAO flight plan must be used for automatic assignment of RNAV SIDs, STARs and can be used but is not required to file PTP in U.S. domestic airspace.

The DUATS non-domestic ICAO flight plan form must be used to file flight plans where the destination is a foreign country or when overflying any foreign airspace, i.e. Canada, Mexico.

 

1.  Pilots can Continue to file a NAS Flight Plan/FAA Form 7233-1 (the standard domestic flight plan form) in these cases:

Pilots filing Visual Flight Rules (VFR) flight plans.

 

Pilots filing Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flight plans who are not qualified for, or who do not want departure or arrival RNAV routes.

 

Pilots filing point to point (GPS/LORAN/RNAV direct) and “Q” and “T” routes.

 

 

2. IFR flight plans for pilots who are qualified and desire RNAV departure or arrival routing, ( including RNAV (SIDs) and (STARs) are required to use FAA Form 7233-4

 

 

ICAO Equipment and RNAV Capability Information Requirements

 

 

RNAV Information required

  • If you are RNAV1/RNAV 2 capable in accordance with Advisory Circular (AC) 90-100A, U.S. Terminal and En Route Area Navigation (RNAV) Operations,

If you are RNAV 1 and/or RNAV 2 capable and want to file RNAV Departure and or Arrival procedures, you must:

1.      Enter in Item 10, Equipment – In addition to identifying all available and    serviceable communication, navigation, approach aid and surveillance equipment carried on your aircraft, for RNAV 1 insert “R”, “G”, or “I” and the character “Z”. 

2.      Enter in Item 18, Other InformationInsert “NAV/RNV” followed by the appropriate RNAV accuracy value(s) per the following:

If you are RNAV1/RNAV2 capable IAW AC900-100A

o   To be assigned an RNAV 1 STAR, insert the characters “A1”.

o   To be assigned an RNAV 1 SID, insert the characters “D1”.

o   To be assigned en route extensions and/or RNAV PTP, insert the characters “E2”.

Examples:  NAV/RNVD1
NAV/RNVA1
NAV/RNVE2
NAV/RNVD1A1

 

 

If you are RNAV PTP capable but not RNAV 1 and/or RNAV 2 capable, you may:

1.      Enter in Item 10, Equipment – In addition to identifying all available and serviceable communication, navigation, approach aid and surveillance equipment carried on your aircraft, For basic RNAV “D” and/or “C” are appropriate plus insert the character “Z”.

2.      Enter in Item 18, Other InformationInsert “RMK/PTP” and “NAV/RNVE99”

Example:  RMK/PTP NAV/RNVE99