2-5-1. AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE (ATS) ROUTES

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  • 2-5-1. AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE (ATS) ROUTES

    Describe ATS routes as follows:

    1. VOR/VORTAC/TACAN airways or jet routes. State the word “Victor” or the letter “J” followed by the number of the airway or route in group form.
      • EXAMPLE
      • “Victor Twelve.”
      • “J Five Thirty-Three.”
    2. VOR/VORTAC/TACAN alternate airways. State the word “Victor” followed by the number of the airway in group form and the alternate direction.
      • EXAMPLE
      • “Victor Twelve South.”
    3. Colored/L/MF airways. State the color of the airway followed by the number in group form.
      • EXAMPLE
      • “Blue Eighty-One.”
    4. Named Routes. State the words “North American Route” or “Bahama Route” followed by the number of the route in group form.
      • EXAMPLE
      • “North American Route Sixty-Seven Bravo.”
      • “Bahama Route Fifty-Five Victor.”
    5. Air Traffic Service (ATS) routes. State the letter(s) of the route phonetically, followed by the number of the route in group form.
      • EXAMPLE
      • “Romeo Twenty.”
      • “Alfa Fifty.”
      • “Golf Sixty-one.”
      • “Alfa Seven Hundred.”
    6. Military Training Routes (MTRs). State the letters “I-R” or “V-R” followed by the number of the route in group form.
      • EXAMPLE
      • “I-R Five Thirty-one.”
      • “V-R Fifty-two.”
    7. Published RNAV routes.
      1. High Altitude - State the letter “Q” followed by the route number in group form.
        • EXAMPLE
        • “Q One Forty-five.”
      2. Low Altitude - State the letter of the route phonetically, followed by the number of the route in group form.
        • EXAMPLE
        • “Tango Two Ten.”
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