5. The flight plan form specified by the local authorities shall be used for flights
originating at points of departure outside the United States.
VIP Flight Plan Codes
The aircraft commander enters very important person (VIP) codes in the Remarks
section of the flight plan. An AC who works in the flight planning branch must be
to preclude embarrassment to the VIP or his or her command and commanding officer.
The aircraft commander who is transporting VIPs ensures that the flight plan reflects
that VIPs are onboard and what their requirements are. The aircraft commander also
gives an advance voice report approximately 15 to 30 minutes before arrival. The AC
notifies designated personnel at his or her command of the aircraft commander s
VIP codes are entered in the Remarks section of DD Form 175 and consist of three
Service designator letter indicating the branch of service
A number code for the highest rank or grade onboard
A letter code indicating what honors, if any, the VIP desires
Figure 7-1 is an example of a VIP code and the meaning associated with each part of
Figure 7-1 -- VIP code.