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Radio telephony procedures

Aerodrome movements

Aerodrome movements AIP GEN 3.4 – 51 table 5.14.5

Circumstance Phraseology
KEY

Pilot transmission

Unique to Australia (ICAO Silent)

Military specific

1 Holding
(a) Hold (direction) of (position, runway number, etc)
(b) Hold position
(c) Hold short of (position)
(d) Holding
(e) Holding short
2 To cross a runway
(a) [At (or on) (location)] request cross runway (number)
(b) [At (or on) (location)] cross runway (number) [report vacated]
(c) At (or on) (location) crossing runway (number)
(d) Expedite crossing runway (number) traffic (aircraft type) (distance) miles final

Runway operations AIP GEN 3.4

Circumstance Phraseology
KEY

Pilot transmission

Unique to Australia (ICAO Silent)

Military specific

1 Preparation for take-off
When reporting ready for operations wholly within Class D CTR or departure from Class D CTR not in receipt of airways clearance for operations outside Class D airspace (a) Report when ready [for departure] ready [for circuits] [via (published departure route, circuit leg for departure or first tracking point)]
(b) Are you ready for immediate departure?
(c) [Wake turbulence category if ‘super or heavy’] ready
2 Clearance to enter runway and await take-off
When the pilot desires to enter the runway and assume take-off position for checks before departure (a) Request line-up [require (required number of seconds delays in lined-up position before departure) seconds on runway]
(b) Line up [and wait] [runway (number)] [be ready for immediate departure]
Conditional clearances (c) (Condition) line up [runway (number)] (brief reiteration of condition)
Acknowledgment of a conditional clearance (d) (Condition) lining up [runway (number)]
3 Take-off clearance (a) Cleared for take-off [report airborne]
Multiple runway operations, other than Class D aerodromes where aircraft are operating on parallel runways using discrete frequencies (b) Runway (number) cleared for take-off
When take-off clearance has not been complied with. (c) Take off immediately or vacate runway
(d) Take off immediately or hold short of the runway
When LAHSO are in use (e) (Aircraft type) landing on crossing runway will hold short – runway (number) cleared for take-off
When a radar SID has been issued (f) Assigned heading right (or left) (three digits) (plus any altitude restriction) [runway (number)] cleared for take-off
(g) Left (or right) (three digits) (plus any altitude restriction) runway (number) cleared for take-off
When a radar SID has been issued with a heading which approximates the runway bearing (rounded off to the nearest 5O) the instruction will not include a direction of turn. (h) Assigned heading (degrees) [runway (number)] cleared for take-off
(i) Heading (three digits) [runway (number)] cleared for take-off
4 Take-off clearance cancellation (a) Hold position, cancel, I say again, cancel take-off (reason)
To stop a take-off in emergency conditions (b) Holding
(c) Stop immediately (repeat aircraft callsign) stop immediately
(d) Stopping runway (number)

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