filed at a civilian airport, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold the flight
plan for 15 days and then forward it to the home station of the aircraft.
Flight Plan Forms for Military Pilots
The forms listed below are used to submit flight plans in the circumstances indicated:
1. DD Form 175 Military Flight Plan or DD Form 1801 International Flight Plan
Used for other-than-local flights originating from airfields in the United States that
have a military operations department. Completed according to FLIP, General
2. Abbreviated DD Form 175 or Daily Flight Schedule May be authorized by the
approval authority for use when the flight will be conducted within the established
local flying area and adjacent offshore operating/training areas. May be used
only if the following requirements are met:
Sufficient information relative to the flight is included to satisfy the needs
of the local ATC/Flight Service Station (FSS) facility that guards the flight.
Facility operations maintain cognizance of each flight plan and are
responsible for initiating any overdue action or issuing in-flight advisory
messages as specified for handling point-to-point flight plan messages.
Termination of local flights at facilities other than the point of departure is
authorized only in those cases where local flight plans may be closed out
by direct station-to-station communication in accordance with FAA
Completed flight schedules are retained in operations files for 3 months.
The flight shall not be conducted in instrument meteorological conditions
naval command and the responsible ATC agency. When making such
agreements, naval commands shall ensure that they do not conflict with
policies and directives established by Chief of Naval Operations (CNO).
When an abbreviated DD-175 is utilized, items 1 through 4, 6, 7, 9 through
12, 20, 21, 24, and 25 of the flight plan (see FLIP General Planning) shall
be completed as a minimum. For VFR flights within the local flying area,
the term "local" may be entered as route of flight. For day VFR and IFR
flights that penetrate or operate within an ADIZ (unless an authorized
exception, see FLIP (enroute) IFR supplement), the estimated time and
point of penetration(s) shall be entered in the remarks.
3. FAA Form 7233-1 FAA Flight Plan May be filed in lieu of a DD-175 at airfields
in the United States that does not have a military operations department.
4. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Flight Plan or DD Form 1801 -
Used for flights conducted in international airspace according to ICAO rules and
procedures. For flights that originate in the US and are conducted in accordance
with ICAO rules and procedures, it is not intended that both an ICAO flight plan
and DD-175 be submitted. Base operations shall specify the form desired so that
flight plan information may be passed to the appropriate ATC/FSS.