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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).


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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