In VMC, pilots must report ―see you‖ when they have visual
contact with the ship.
In VMC, AATCC switches flights to PriFly's frequency at 5
AATCC Arrival Information
Type and amount of information provided by AATCC will vary based upon Case
recovery, environmental and operational conditions, EMCON, and other factors. AATCC
will respond with the following:
Expected Base Recovery Course or Expected Final Bearing
Weather information and altimeter setting
Expected approach time (EAT)
Estimated recovery time
Other pertinent information
Set state for fuel (fixed wing only)
Time hack can be provided upon request.
Passing any ships heading information other than the
Expected Base Recovery Course or Expected Final
Bearing may affect safety of flight.
Marshal Assignment Considerations
Topographical features, types of ships in formation (CV, etc), operational restrictions,
and aircraft capabilities are factors that must be considered in the assignment of
marshal. When issuing instructions, AATCC should use the following guidelines:
1. Holding patterns should be clear of clouds (VMC) if possible.