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ICAO Communications and Navigation Equipment (Field 10a) Codes

The table below is a listing of ICAO Communications and Navigation Equipment Codes that are entered in Field 10a of the ICAO format flight plan form (FAA Form 7233-4).


Note: Please review your Aircraft Flight Manual Supplement (AFMS) or integrated flight deck pilot's guide for more detailed information about which codes apply to your avionics configuration. 


ICAO COMMUNICATIONS AND NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT (Field 10a)

Equipment

Field 10a

Notes

COM/NAV/Approach Aid Equipment

No COM/NAV/Approach Aid Equipment

N

 

Standard (VHF RTF, VOR, ILS)

S

This is typically selected

COMMUNICATION

HF RTF

H

 

UHF RTF

U

 

VHF RTF

V

No entry required in 10a if “S” is selected

VHF RTF 8.33 kHz spacing

Y

 

NAVIGATION

GBAS Landing System

A

 

LPV (APV with SBAS)

B

 

LORAN-C

C

 

DME

D

 

ADF

F

 

GNSS (GPS)

G

 

Inertial Navigation

I

 

MLS

K

 

ILS

I

No entry required in 10a if “S” is selected

VOR

O

No entry required in 10a if “S” is selected

TACAN

T

 

CDPDLC (CONTROLLER PILOT DATA LINK COMMUNICATION)

ATN VDL Mode 2

J1

 

FANS 1/A HFDL

J2

 

FANS 1/A VDL Mode A

J3

 

FANS 1/A VDL Mode 2

J4

 

FANS 1/A SATCOM (INMARSAT)

J5

 

 

FANS 1/A SATCOM (MTSAT)

J6

 

FANS 1/A SATCOM (Iridium)

J7

 

ATC COMMUNICATION

ATC RTF SATCOM (INMARSAT)

M1

 

ATC RTF SATCOM (MTSAT)

M2

 

ATC RTF SATCOM (Iridium)

M3

 

ACARS

ACARS with FMC WPR

E1

 

ACARS with D-FIS

E2

 

ACARS with PDC

E3

 

OTHER

PBN Approved

R

If you are RNAV 1 and/or RNAV 2 capable, insert “R” to indicate you are authorized Performance-Based Navigation. If you intend to fly an RNAV arrival and/or departure, then you must have “R” in Item 10 with specific PBN capabilities following PBN/ in Item 18.

RVSM Approved

W

 

MNPS Approved

X

 

Other Equipment

Z

If this item is selected, you must specify additional information in Field 18 (Other Information) preceded by COM/, DAT/, or NAV/ as appropriate. NAV/SBAS is used to inform ATC that you have WAAS (and can perform LPV approaches).

SURVEILLANCE EQUIPMENT (Field 10b)

Equipment

Field 10b

Notes

TRANSPONDER EQUIPMENT

No Transponder

N

 

Mode A

A

 

Modes A and C

C

 

Mode S, ID, Altitude, Extended Squitter

E

Select this code to indicate ADS-B 1090ES capability without Enhanced Surveillance

Mode S, ID, Altitude, Enhanced Surveillance

H

 

Mode S, ID, No Altitude

I

 

Mode S, ID, Altitude, Extended Squitter, Enhanced Surveillance

L

Select this code to indicate ADS-B 1090ES capability with Enhanced Surveillance

Mode S, No ID, Altitude

P

 

Mode S, ID, Altitude

S

 

Mode S, No ID, No Altitude

X

 

ADS-B EQUIPMENT

FIELD 18 ENTRIES

ADS-B 1090 MHz Extended Squitter (out only)

B1

SUR/260B

CODE/A?????

The value following CODE/ is the six-digit Mode S code (base 16 / hex) for your aircraft acquired from the FAA Aircraft Registration database

ADS-B 1090 MHz Extended Squitter (in and out)

B2

SUR/260B

CODE/A?????

The value following CODE/ is the six-digit Mode S code (base 16 / hex) for your aircraft acquired from the FAA Aircraft Registration database

ADS-B UAT (out only)

U1

SUR/282B

CODE/A?????

The value following CODE/ is the six-digit Mode S code (base 16 / hex) for your aircraft acquired from the FAA Aircraft Registration database

ADS-B UAT (in and out)

U2

SUR/282B

CODE/A?????

The value following CODE/ is the six-digit Mode S code (base 16 / hex) for your aircraft acquired from the FAA Aircraft Registration database

ADS-B VDL Mode 4 (out only)

V1

CODE/A?????

The value following CODE/ is the six-digit Mode S code (base 16 / hex) for your aircraft acquired from the FAA Aircraft Registration database

ADS-B VDL Mode 4 (out and in)

V2

CODE/A?????

The value following CODE/ is the six-digit Mode S code (base 16 / hex) for your aircraft acquired from the FAA Aircraft Registration database

ADS-C EQUIPMENT

ADS-C FANS

D1

CODE/A?????

The value following CODE/ is the six-digit Mode S code (base 16 / hex) for your aircraft acquired from the FAA Aircraft Registration database

ADS-C ATN

G1

CODE/A?????

The value following CODE/ is the six-digit Mode S code (base 16 / hex) for your aircraft acquired from the FAA Aircraft Registration database

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