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Standard instrument departures (SIDs) are the established procedures for getting aircraft from an airport into the enroute airspace without flying into mountains, buildings, or each other.

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Are aircraft pilots required to fly runway heading for a certain distance?

If an aircraft rotates off the runway relatively quickly (runway mid-point for example), do pilots need to continue on the runway heading for a minimum distance before turning based on departure ...
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DP confusion. Do I turn left or right if not told?

Please take a look at the MIA5 depatarture from KOPF: MIA5 Page 1 MIA5 Page 2 The instructions seem in conflict. Specifically, suppose you are taking off RW 270R and want the WINCO transition. The ...
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How to interpret the term "standard" which is found in FAA's Obstacle Departure Procedures (ODP) and Standard Instrument Departure Procedures (SID)?

This might be obvious, but I find it difficult to interpret correctly the term "standard", when it refers to the takeoff phase of the flight. Take, for example, the takeoff minimums for the La ...
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Does the Enroute Phase begin at a 30NM distance from the departure airport?

ICAO's Doc 8168 Volume II ("Aircraft Operations") states: Part III "Performance-Based Navigation Procedures" Section 1 "Underlying Principles" Chapter 1 "RNAV ...
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If you file a flightplan with "NO SID", can you still get assigned a graphical ODP in your clearance?

Recently, the FAA has been moving to migrate Obstacle Departure Procedures from the textual form they are in in the A/FD Departure Procedures section to use the same graphical/charted format that SIDs ...
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