clearance amendment

clearance amendment

A change in a clearance by a controller to avoid foreseeable conflict.
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Waiting for release and still listening to Wichita Approach over the RCO, I heard the Mustang pilot report a pressurization problem and request a clearance amendment to nearby Wichita Eisenhower Airport, where he could go to the factory service center.
Clearance amendments can pose significant workload increases if the change is received when the workload is already high, such as immediately prior to or just after takeoff.