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Taxi procedures

Taxi procedure AIP GEN 3.4

Circumstance Phraseology
KEY

Pilot transmission

Unique to Australia (ICAO Silent)

Military specific

1 Taxi procedures
For departure at a controlled aerodrome (a) [Aircraft type] [POB] (number)] [dual (or solo)] received (ATIS identification) [squawk (SSR code)] [aircraft location] [flight rules, if IFR] [to (aerodrome of destination)] request taxi [intentions]
For departure at a non-controlled aerodrome (b) (Aircraft type) [POB (number)] [IFR (if operating IFR)] taxiing (location) for (destination or intentions) runway (number)
Where detailed taxi instructions are required (c) [Aircraft type] request detailed taxi instructions
(d) Taxi via (specific routine to be followed) to holding point [identifier] [runway (number)] [time (minutes)]
(e) Holding point (identifier), runway (number)
Where aerodrome information is not available from an alternative source such as ATIS (f) Taxi to holding point [identifier] (followed by aerodrome information as applicable) [time (minutes)]
(g) Holding point (identifier)
For arrival at a controlled aerodrome (h) (Aircraft callsign) [parking area or bay number]
(i) Taxi to [terminal or other location; for example general aviation area] [stand (number)]

Taxi procedure AIP GEN 3.4

Circumstance Phraseology
KEY

Pilot transmission

Unique to Australia (ICAO Silent)

Military specific

1 Intersection departures
When a pilot requests an intersection departure (a) Request intersection departure from (taxiway identifier)
(b) Taxi to holding point (taxiway identifier) [runway (number)]
When a pilot is offered an intersection departure (c) Intersection departure available from (taxiway identifier) (distance) remaining (if this information is not readily available to the pilot)
(d) Taxi to holding point (taxi identifier) [runway (number)]
2 Specific routing (a) Take (or turn) first (or second) left (or right)
(b) Taxi via (identification of taxiway)
(c) Taxi via runway (number)
3 Manoeuvring on aerodrome
(a) Request backtrack
(b) Backtrack approved
(c) Backtrack runway (number)
(d) [Aircraft location] request taxi to (destination on aerodrome)
(e) Taxi straight ahead
(f) Taxi with caution (reason)
(g) Give way to (description and position of other aircraft or vehicle)
(h) Giving way to (traffic)
(i) Taxi into holding bay
(j) Follow (description of other aircraft or vehicle)
(k) Vacate runway
(l) Runway vacated
(m) Expedite taxi [reason]
(n) Expediting
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