position report


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position report

[pə′zish·ən ri‚pȯrt]
(navigation)
A radio message containing specified information regarding the position and progress of a craft.

position report

A report over a known location as transmitted by an aircraft to ATC (air traffic control).
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By shifting coordinating conversations off a busy frequency, you will enhance the safety of others making critical position reports. But be sure to come back soon to the party line.
gives us the guidance as to what must be in our required position report. After using up a good chunk of the alphabet with MARVELOUS VFR, I feel a bit guilty throwing such an awkward mnemonic as "I PTA TEN P" at you, but here we go: Identification (as if you wouldn't do this), Position--what is the name of the fix or naviad you're passing, Time--Zulu time in hours and minutes please, Altitude or flight level--this includes VFR-on-top altitudes, Type of flight plan--only required for reports to FSS ...
Unlike BFT, HF Tracker does not generate position reports automatically.
ASMS has combined various levels of summaries and pipeline stratifications into its position report, providing all of the exposure information in one report.
Position reports over fixes with open triangles are noncompulsory, and only necessary when requested by ATC.
A useful mnemonic for position reports is PTA-TEN-R: Position, Time, Altitude, Type of flight plan, ETA and name of next reporting point, the Next reporting point after that one, and any Remarks.
Prior to the deployment of these 10 payloads, the Aireon system was already receiving approximately 6 billion position reports per month.
Today, aircraft flying across the Atlantic have to follow prescribed routes at set speeds and heights because we only receive position reports from them every 14 minutes.
The service is only available to aviation stakeholders and offers precise position reports, free of charge.
This position reports to the Vice President of Student Development and provides leadership for Student Life, TRIO/Student Support Services and TRIO/Upward Bound, as well as for collaboration with school districts and the college's student engagement efforts.
The position reports directly to Kirkland Hicks, executive vice president and general counsel.

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