Bringing Clearance Delivery Into The 21st Century
FAA Offers New Solution To Common Aviation Problem
June 1, 2021
For pilots – whether seasoned or novice – receiving an Instrument Flight Rules clearance is not a new concept. The delivery never varies from the standard C.R.A.F.T. format we've all been taught to love since flight school.
Yet, the method of receiving those clearances from Air Traffic Control can wildly vary depending on your current location on deck within the airspace system.
At a towered field, it's relatively easy – contact the clearance delivery controller as listed in the publications, whether on ground control or a dedicated frequency.
However, what do you do if you need to...