l. Explanation of VFR Flight Plan Items:
1. Block 1. Check the type flight plan. Check both the VFR and IFR blocks if composite VFR/IFR.
2. Block 2. Enter your complete aircraft identification including the prefix "N" if applicable.
3. Block 3. Enter the designator for the aircraft, or if unknown, consult an FSS briefer.
4. Block 4. Enter your true airspeed (TAS).
5. Block 5. Enter the departure airport identifier code, or if unknown, the name of the airport.
6. Block 6. Enter the proposed departure time in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) (Z). If airborne, specify the actual or proposed departure time as appropriate.
7. Block 7. Enter the appropriate VFR altitude (to assist the briefer in providing weather and wind information).
8. Block 8. Define the route of flight by using NAVAID (navigation aid) identifier codes and airways.
9. Block 9. Enter the destination airport identifier code, or if unknown, the airport name.
Include the city name (or even the state name) if needed for clarity.
10. Block 10. Enter your estimated time en route in hours and minutes.
11. Block 11. Enter only those remarks pertinent to ATC or to the clarification of other flight plan information, such as the appropriate radiotelephony (call sign) associated with the designator filed in Block 2. Items of a personal nature are not accepted.
12. Block 12. Specify the fuel on board in hours and minutes.
13. Block 13. Specify an alternate airport if desired.
14. Block 14. Enter your complete name, address, and telephone number. Enter sufficient information to identify home base, airport, or operator.
This information is essential in the event of search and rescue operations.
15. Block 15. Enter total number of persons on board (POB) including crew.
16. Block 16. Enter the predominant colors.
17. Block 17. Record the FSS name for closing the flight plan. If the flight plan is closed with a different FSS or facility, state the recorded FSS name that would normally have closed your flight plan.
 Optional- record a destination telephone number to assist search and rescue contact should you fail to report or cancel your flight plan within 1/2 hour after your estimated time of arrival (ETA).
 The information transmitted to the destination FSS will consist only of flight plan blocks 2, 3, 9, and 10. estimated time en route (ETE) will be converted to the correct ETA.
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