A flight plan shall comprise information regarding such of the following items as are considered relevant by the appropriate ATS authority:
— Aircraft identification
— Flight rules and type of flight
— Number and type(s) of aircraft and wake turbulence category
— Departure aerodrome (see Note 1)
— Estimated off-block time (see Note 2)
— Cruising speed(s)
— Cruising level(s)
— Route to be followed
— Destination aerodrome and total estimated elapsed time
— Alternate aerodrome(s)
— Fuel endurance
— Total number of persons on board
— Emergency and survival equipment
— Other information.
Note 1: For flight plans submitted during flight, the information provided in respect of this item will be an indication of the location from which supplementary information concerning the flight may be obtained, if required.
Note 2: For flight plans submitted during flight, the information to be provided in respect of this item will be the time over the first point of the route to which the flight plan relates.
Note 3: The term “aerodrome” where used in the flight plan is intended to cover also sites other than aerodromes which may be used by certain types of aircraft, e.g. helicopters or balloons.