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The only info about this I have been able to find is this quote from the ICAO: ATS data systems may impose communications or processing constraints on information in filed flight plans. Possible constraints may, for example, be limits regarding item length, number of elements in the route item, or total flight plan length. Significant constraints are ...


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I flew to Libya under humanitarian support in 2013 when there was a civil war going. We flew with the technician to operate cargo doors and one cabin crew to support us. We were carrying a cargo of medicine and food with Airbus A320. It may not be the complete answer of yours but we followed a special procedure as; Malta control was the closest and working ...


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No ordinary commercial flight will land at an airport in a disaster zone as you describe. However, it isn't impossible, and special crews trained in disaster relief operations do it all the time. First of all, ATC is not required. All pilots are trained in landing at uncontrolled (aka pilot-controlled) fields, which comprise the vast majority of airports. ...


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In the U.S. at least, HADR doesn't launch aircraft until a crisis aka disaster has been identified, even if at launch they don't yet know if the problem is lack of potable water or civil unrest over rigged elections. An already flying commercial airliner won't have a glut of doctors and medicine unless it's been chartered for an already identified crisis, ...


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First, as other answers have stated, you're not actually required to file a flight plan unless you're flying IFR. That having been said, if you do file a flight plan, there are several ways you can get it programmed into the airplane: You don't The flight plan is never loaded into the navigation system at all. It's either on paper or loaded into a tablet, ...


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This would probably be better suited for English, as it's a phrase that really has nothing to do specifically with aviation. However... Having dotted your "I"s and crossed your "T's means that you've paid attention to all the details, that you've finished everything that needs to be done, the job is complete. An uncrossed "T" could be a capital "I" or a ...


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