ICAO Standard Operating Procedures – Standard Calls

the-international-civil-aviation-organization-icao-activities-1511Standard phraseology is essential to ensure effective crew communication, particularly in today’s operating environment, which increasingly features:

– Two-crewmember operation; and,

– International and worldwide contexts involving crewmembers with different native languages.

Standard calls are intended and designed to enhance the efficiency of crew coordination and update the flightcrew situational awareness (e.g., including aircraft position, altitude, speed, status and operation of aircraft systems, …).

Standard calls may vary among:

– Aircraft models, based upon flightdeck design and systems interfaces; or,

– Airlines, to suit their operating philosophy (SOPs).


ICAO Standard Operating Procedures – Standard Calls

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