Ask Elton
Your Flight Training & Ground School Specialist

ATPL » Air Law – Aeroplane » Communications

36.60 Communications

36.60.2 Derive from operational publications, the required radio frequency for communicating with specified ATC units.

GEN 3.7 RADIO COMMUNICATION AND NAVIGATION FACILITIES

 

Table GEN 3.7-1 

RADIO COMMUNICATION AND NAVIGATION FACILITIES – NEW ZEALAND FIR

 

36.60.4 Explain the use of aircraft radiotelephony callsigns. CAR 91

91.249 Aircraft callsigns

(a) If required to communicate by radiotelephony under the Civil Aviation Rules, a pilot-in-command of a New Zealand registered aircraft must use 1 of the following radiotelephony callsigns—

  • (1) the telephony designator of the aircraft operating agency as approved by the Director, followed by the flight identification; or
  • (2) the telephony designator of the aircraft operating agency as approved by the Director followed by the last 3 letters of the aircraft registration marking; or
  • (3) the name of the aircraft manufacturer, or the aircraft model, and the last 3 letters of the aircraft registration marking.

(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a)(2), the pilot-in-command may, after establishing two-way communication with an appropriate ATS unit, use an abbreviated callsign consisting of the last 3 letters of the aircraft registration marking.

To see more, you must subscribe for licence "ATPL" or sesssion "Air Law – Aeroplane"