CSC DUATS User's Guide

  
                   		CSC 
                Direct User Access Terminal Service
                               (DUATS)


                            USER GUIDE


                           Prepared by:
		   	       CSC
                   15000 Conference Center Drive
                     Chantilly, VA 20151-3808

                    (Revision 3.0 - January 2009)


                           [1] INTRODUCTION


CSC's Direct User Access Terminal Service (CSC DUATS) provides
current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) weather and flight plan filing
services to all certified civil pilots.  The service is available 24
hours a day, 7 days a week, at no charge to the user -- fees to operate
the BASIC CSC DUAT Service (weather briefing, flight plan filing,
encode/decode) are paid by FAA.

Weather Data:  The CSC DUATS computer receives and stores up-to-date
weather and Notice to Airmen data from the FAA's Weather Message
Switching Center (WMSC).  Using CSC DUATS, the user can select
specific types of weather briefings:  low or high altitude route
briefings, and briefings with selected weather types.  The data stored
in the CSC DUATS system is continuously updated, so the
information the user receives is always the most current available.

Flight Plan Filing:  The CSC DUATS computer maintains direct access
lines for flight plan filing.  You can file, amend, or cancel flight
plans using CSC DUATS.

CSC DUATS is simple to use -- DUATS CSC can be accessed via a terminal 
or personal computer (PC), a modem, and a telephone line the user can 
dial through an 800 number (1-800-767-9989) into the CSC DUATS service, 
a computer with telnet or hyperterminal, or via the web using a browser.  
No special communications software is required from CSC.  Once connected,
the user has full access to the basic DUAT service.  Access instructions
using all 3 ways to access the service are provided in this user guide.


                          [2] ENTERING DATA


The <CR> used in this guide represents a "Carriage Return."  On the
keyboard, it may be marked Return or Enter.  A <CR> is required after each
keyboard entry.  The user may enter data in upper or lower case.

Special Functions
-----------------

Q       'Quit' - Enter Q <CR> at a menu or a prompt to return to the
        previous menu; at the Main Menu to exit from the session.

?       'Help' - Enter ? <CR> at a prompt to display instructions
        to make a selection or entry.

The user can also obtain on-line help information for each menu item.

This information can be viewed from any menu prompt by either entering
a '?', which gives help for the entire menu or by entering '?#',
where # is any menu item.

!       'Encode/Decode' - Enter ! <CR> at any prompt to escape to
        the Encode/Decode function.

^       'Backup' - Enter ^ <CR> at any field to move back to the
        previous field.

CTRL/S  'Scroll Stop' - Press CTRL and S to "hold" the screen display.

CTRL/Q  'Scroll Start' - Press CTRL and Q to resume scrolling.

BREAK   'Main Menu' - Press BREAK or send a "Break" per your terminal
        specifications to return to the Main Menu at any time.  On many
        PCs a BREAK is CTRL C.


                             [3] HELP


CSC DUATS requests input through the use of prompts.  If you
need help with an entry at any of the prompts, enter ? on your keyboard
and press <CR>.  CSC DUATS will display directions for completing
the entry.  When you're ready to make the entry, enter Q (for Quit)
and press <CR> to go back to the entry screen.

If you need additional assistance or if you want more information about
CSC DUATS, call CSC's DUATS Customer Support staff at:

                           1-800-345-3828

The DUATS Customer Support staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days
a week to answer questions, provide on-line assistance, and to help
users if they have misplaced their password or access code.

If anyone has suggestions to improve this document, the system,
or to request additional information about CSC's DUAT Service,
please call or write to:

		   		CSC
                   15000 Conference Center Drive
                     Chantilly, VA 20151-3808
                   Attn:  FAA DUATS Program Office



                  [4] CONNECTING TO CSC DUATS via Dial-Up


Connections to CSC DUATS are provided through the 800 service,
or Internet.

Each free, basic user session is limited to 15 minutes by the FAA.
Each session includes weather briefings, flight plan filing, and
encode/decode functions.  When your session ends, you may log back
on for additional sessions.

While you're logged on, if you don't enter any data, the system
will periodically ask you to respond or to log off the system.

CSC DUATS supports any terminal configuration capable of
full-duplex, asynchronous transmission and reception of the ASCII
character set composed of eight-bit characters, no parity, one start
bit, and one or two stop bits (refer to your terminal and communication
software manufacturer's specifications).  Seven bits, even parity, and
one stop bit are also acceptable.

The transmission speed between your terminal and the CSC DUATS
computer is determined by the speed of your modem.  The following
are supported:

        300 bps         Bell 103 compatible
        1200 bps        Bell 212A compatible
        2400 bps        CCITT V.22 (bis) compatible
        9600 bps        V.42, V.42bis
        14.4 bps        V.32bis
        28.8 bps        V.34
	56.6 bps	v.90

			

                            [5] NEW USERS


If you have been issued a CSC DUATS Access Code, refer to
                            "How to Log On".

When you connect to CSC DUATS, you must first identify yourself
as an authorized user by entering your name (exactly as it appears on
your airman's certificate) and your airman certification number.

You'll be requested to enter a personally selected password, then the
system will assign you a permanent access code.  You will also be given an
option to provide a personal access code (PAC). After your initial
registration with CSC DUATS, your assigned access code or PAC
and password will be your only means of accessing CSC DUATS.

                             - WARNING -

            To protect system security and to aid accurate
                         event reconstruction,
                            DO NOT SHARE
            your password or access code with other users.

If other users access CSC DUATS with your password and access code,
erroneous information could be supplied to FAA.  When you enter your
name and certification number, the system checks them against records
supplied to CSC by FAA.  If this information is not entered exactly
as recorded with the FAA, or if entered incorrectly, you will be denied
access to the system as a registered pilot.

The system also requests that you enter some general information to
avoid repetitive data entry and to prevent unauthorized system access.
Before you connect to the system for the first time, be prepared to
enter the following information:

*       Be prepared to enter your name (last, first, middle initial),
        pilot certification number, unique 6-8 character password (which
        you create), alternate security authentication (which you create),
        your telephone number, and address.  These must be retained by
        CSC to verify your identity when you first sign on and later,
        in the event that you lose your access code and/or password.

*       Identify the number of characters per line (left to right) and
        number of lines per page (top to bottom) available on your terminal.

*       And, for the aircraft you'll most often use, identify the aircraft
        tail number, if known.

When you're ready, proceed with the "Procedure to Log On for the First Time"
shown below.  If you need assistance at any time, call the CSC DUATS
Customer Support at:  1-800-345-3828

                   Procedure to Log On for the First Time
                   --------------------------------------

1.      Dial the toll-free access number 1-800-767-9989.

2.      When the modem connection is established, wait for the "Enter
        DUAT access code..." message.

3.      Enter your LAST NAME and press <CR>.  For system security, your
        name does not initially display as you type it.  You must enter
        your name exactly as it is registered with the FAA.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter pilot certification number:"

4.      Enter your CERTIFICATION NUMBER  and press <CR>.  If you are a
        student pilot you will need to enter the two letters (e.g., DD)
        together with the number as it appears on the top right of your
        medical certificate.  Do not include a space or hyphen.  For
        pilots with certificates with numbers less than nine digits, you
        will need to add zeros to the beginning of your number to make up
        the difference for a total of 9 digits.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter first name:"

5.      Enter your FIRST NAME and press <CR>.

        Your screen displays:   "Enter middle initial:"

6.      Enter your MIDDLE INITIAL and press <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter password (6 to 8 printable characters
        - no spaces):"

7.      Enter a PASSWORD and press <CR>.  Your password should be unique
        and easy to remember, but not easily associated with you.  Such
        things as elements of your address, telephone number, or birth
        date should not be used.

        Your screen displays:  "Re-enter password for verification:"

8.      Enter your PASSWORD again and press <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "The following ACCESS CODE must be
        retained for future access to the CSC DUAT system.  Please
        record the ACCESS CODE and keep it with your important documents."

        Your screen displays:  "Your access code is:  NNNNNNNN"

9.      RECORD YOUR ACCESS CODE.  Once you exit from this session, you
        will not be permitted to log on again without this access code.
        If you lose your access code or password, please call 1-800-345-DUAT.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter your access code for verification:"

10.     Enter your assigned ACCESS CODE and press <CR>.

        Your screen displays:

        "Another way of entering DUATS is by creating and using a Personal
        Access Code. This Personal Access code must be 9 or 10 numeric
        digits, such as your telephone number or Social Security Number.
        This code can be modified or deleted at any time."

        "Enter a Personal Access Code:"

11.     Enter your PERSONAL ACCESS CODE and press <CR>.

        Your screen displays:

        "You may logon to DUATS using your User or Personal Access Code.",
        and  "Enter a unique identifier such as your mother's maiden
        name."  (This will be used for security authentication if you
        misplace your access code and/or password):"

12.     Enter a name, word, term, or IDENTIFIER <CR> -- known only to
        you -- that you can use later to verify your identity if you
        misplace your password and/or access code.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter area code and telephone number:
        (nnn nnn nnnn)"

13.     Enter your AREA CODE AND TELEPHONE NUMBER and press <CR>.  The
        format is NNN NNN NNNN.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter your mailing address-
                                Enter street:"

14.     Enter your MAILING ADDRESS and press <CR>.  Your mailing
        address should include street name and number and, if
        appropriate, apartment number, P.O. Box, or RFD route and
        box number.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter city:"

15.     Enter your CITY and press <CR>.

        Your screen displays: "Enter two letter state abbreviation:"

16.     Enter your STATE abbreviation and press <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter zipcode:"

17.     Enter your 5-digit ZIP CODE and press <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter default characters per line for
        your display screen.", "Most display screens use 80 characters.",
        and "Numbers may range from 20 to 99:"

18.     Enter the NUMBER OF CHARACTERS that display from left to right
        on your terminal and press <CR>.  (Usually, 80 characters;
        some terminals are less).

        Your screen displays:  "Enter default lines per page for your
        display screen.", "Most display screens are 24 lines long.", and
        "Number may range from 0 (constant scroll) to 99:"

19.     Enter the NUMBER OF LINES that display from top to bottom on
        your terminal and press <CR>.  (Usually, 24 or 25.)  Entering
        0 causes continuous scroll (see "Special Functions" to stop
        and start scrolling).

        Your screen displays:  "Enter default aircraft tail number:"

20.     Enter the TAIL NUMBER of the aircraft you'll normally use and
        press <CR>.  (Maximum of 6 alphanumerics beginning with an N).
        For example:  N61CT <CR> 

        Your screen displays:  "Enter default acft type/special equip:"

21.     Enter the TYPE OF AIRCRAFT you'll normally use and any special
        equipment and press <CR>.  For example: PA30.  Authorized
        aircraft designators are contained in the FAA Contractions
        Handbook (Publication 7340.1).  Special equipment is identified
        by a slash (/) and a single character designator identifying
        special transponder and/or navigational equipment.  For
        example: /X (no transponder).
        You can obtain a complete list of acceptable, FAA authorized
        designators for the aircraft by entering a '?' followed by the
        manufacturer or aircraft name (e.g., ?cessna).

        Your screen displays:  "Enter default aircraft home base:"

22.     Enter the AIRCRAFT HOME BASE and press <CR>. Home base can be
        from 3 to 12 characters.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter default aircraft color:"

23.     Enter the AIRCRAFT COLOR and press <CR>.  The color can be up
        to 12 characters.  Use either the CODE or the WORD from the
        following list:
              A  Amber      GD Gold      R  Red
              B  Blue       GY Gray      S  Silver
              BE Beige      M  Maroon    T  Tan
              BK Black      O  Orange    TQ Turquoise
              BR Brown      P  Purple    V  Violet
              G  Green      PK Pink      W  White
                                         Y  Yellow
        For example:  'RED/BLACK' or 'R/BK'.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter default airspeed:"

24.     Enter AIRSPEEED and press <CR>.  Airspeed can be entered
        in knots between 09 and 1000 (e.g., 115)
                            - or -
        as a mach speed as a M followed by a number, representing
        hundredths of a mach, between 1 and 500
        (e.g., M75 is 75 hundredths of a mach (.75 mach))
                            - or -
        or enter SC for speed classified

The system displays your transaction number for this session.  Use this
number as a reference if you require assistance.

You are now a DUATS user -- refer to the "CSC DUATS Main Menu"
section for additional procedures.


                        [6] HOW TO LOG ON VIA DIAL-UP


     If this is your first attempt to use CSC DUATS,
                refer to the "New Users" Section.

1.      Dial the access number 800-767-9989.

2.      When the modem connection is established, wait for the "Enter
        DUAT access code." message.

3.      Enter your assigned ACCESS CODE <CR>.  For system security,
        your access code does not initially display when you type it.
        (First time users refer to the "New Users" section.)

        Your screen displays, "Enter password:"

4.      Enter your PASSWORD <CR>.  For system security, your password
        does not display when you type it.

        Your screen displays, "Welcome to CSC DUATS" followed by a
        list of instructional messages.

5.      Press <CR> to display the Main Menu.

If you encounter any problems, call CSC DUATS Customer Support
at:
                         1-800-345-3828


			HOW TO LOG ON via Telnet


Connection to CSC DUATS are also provided through using your computer 
with the communication software Telnet (the instructions 
are also found in the DUATS Flyer Issue No. 66 by accessing www.duats.com 
and clicking on Duats Flyer Newsletter in the DUATS Flyer Section of the 
web page).

Using Microsoft Telnet.
To use this program, you need to select from your PC's Start Menu "Run..."
In the box that opens, enter "telnet" and <CR>
You will see a new window open and prompt you with "Microsoft Telnet>"
At this prompt, you need to enter the command "unset crlf" <CR>
Next, open the connection to DUATS by entering "open direct.duats.com" <CR>
Note: you must be connected to the Internet for this to work.
Once connected, you will see a prompt for your access code and once entered 
a prompt for your password.  

NOTE: If you want to eliminate the need to enter "unset crlf" every time 
you use telnet for DUATS, you can change your registry entry as follows:
1. Locate HKEY_CURRENT_USER-> SOFTWARE->MICROSOFT->Telnet.  
2. Change the value of REG_DWORD "CRLF" to zero (0).
The registry should only be used by experienced PC users since errors
making changes to the registry may disable your pc.

			HOW TO LOG ON VIA HYPERTERMINAL

Using Hyperterminal.
To use this program, you need to select from your PC's Start Menu 
"Start->Programs->Accessories->Communications->Hyperterminal."
Select "File->New Connection" from the menu.
Enter "DUATS" for the name and hit <CR>
In the Pull Down menu for Connection - select "TCP/IP (winsock)"
For the host address, enter "direct.duats.com" and hit <CR>
DUATS will then prompt you for your access code and once entered
a prompt for your password.
Note: If you encounter problems where the data in the scroll back
buffer seems to be corrupted when you try to view it, download
the latest copy of Hyperterminal Private Edition (HTPE) from 
www.hilgraeve.com.

			How to DIAL IN TOLL FREE

Using Hyperterminal.
Use the intial steps above fro Hyperterminal.
For setting up a new connection, choose a name like "DUATS DIAL"
Select the modem you are using or COM1 for your modem
Connect Using 1-800-767-9989.

			How to use CSC DUATS on the Web

Using a web browser, go to www.duats.com or https://www.duats.com
Enter your access code and password in the Registered Users section 
and click the Main Menu button.

For detailed instructions, proceed to the Help section and click
on CSC DUATS on the Web User's Guide 
and CSC DUATS on the Web Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

On the Main CSC DUATS on the Web Main Menu - the user can select
and read any of the following:
- Special Notices
- Security Bulletins
- Security Information and Conditions of Use
- New User Registration
- General Information
- DUATS Flyer
- Assistance and Feedback
- Special Notice
- Telnet Access
- Golden Eagle and Cirrus Programs

Note: For Telnet Use in IE7 for menu option Telnet Access, the pc
must be configured as followed:
- Locate HKEY_CURRENT_USER->SOFTWARE->MICROSOFT->Internet Explorer->
MAIN->FEATURE CONTROL
- Add the key "FEATURE_DISABLE_TELNET_PROTOCOL" if it does not exist
- Add a New DWORD with the name "iexplore.exe" and the value of zero
(0) to the key.
Your Internet Explorer will now recognize the Telnet Link.
The registry is changed using regedit.  Warning - Only experienced
pc users should attempt this since any errors encountered while 
editing the registry may disable your pc.



                    [7] CSC DUATS MAIN MENU


When you first log on, a "Welcome" and "Security Banner" screen appears.  
This "Welcome" screen appears each time you access CSC DUAT.  It displays 
current information and general notices. Press <CR> to dusplay the CSC
DUATS Main Menu,shown below.

After pressing <CR> following the "Welcome" screen, the CSC DUATS
Main Menu appears.  This menu identifies each of the basic, FAA-provided
features in the CSC DUATS System:

                  DUAT Main Menu

        Weather Briefing                1
        Flight Plan and Planner         2
        Encode                          3
        Decode                          4
        Modify Personal Data Profile    5
        Service Information             6
        Extended Decode                 7
        FAA/NWS Contractions            8

        Select Function (or  'Q'  to quit):

Enter the number listed next to the feature you want to access (or the
first character of the feature name) and press <CR>.  For example, to
select "Weather Briefing," press 1 <CR> or press W <CR>.

Your screen then displays another menu, depending on your selection.
To return to the Main Menu from any menu or prompt, press BREAK (or,
send a Break).

When you're finished using CSC DUATS, return to the Main Menu.
Enter Q <CR> to end the session, then enter Y <CR> at the "please
confirm exit" prompt.

When your 15 minute session has expired, you are automatically
disconnected from CSC DUATS, as required by FAA.

Some prompts are issued with data elements shown in square brackets
("[ ]").  These elements are derived from default entries or from
your previous entries.  You may accept them as presented by pressing
<CR> or you may enter new data.


8.0  WEATHER BRIEFING

Select '1' from the CSC DUATS Main Menu to obtain current weather
data.  The following menu appears:

                     Weather Briefing

        Standard Weather                1
        Outlook Weather                 2
        Abbreviated Weather             3
        Plain Language Weather          4

        Select function (or  'Q'  to quit):

The CSC DUATS computer constantly receives and stores up-to-date
weather and NOTAM data from the FAA's Weather Message Switching Center
(WMSC).  This is the same source from which FSSs and ARTCCs get weather
data.  Using CSC DUATS, you can select "Standard Weather" which provides
extensive reports for all reporting locations within set limits of a
route of flight you specify. "Outlook Weather" briefings provide limited
standard briefings for conditions 6 hours or more in the future.
"Abbreviated Weather" presents data for any location or group of locations
you specify.  "Plain Language Weather" is provided to obtain a translation
of the weather brief.

The data stored in the CSC DUATS computer is continuously updated,
so the information you receive is always the most current data available.

If a specific report is not on file at the time you request it, the
message "Report Not Available" displays.  Usually, this means that the
"life-span" of the requested report has expired and a new or replacement
report has not yet been received.

                           Note:

         FDC NOTAMS available through CSC DUATS
          are those that have not been published in the
       Notices to Airmen publication (available from FAA).



8.1 Standard Weather

Select Standard Route Briefing to obtain an extensive set of FAA-selected
weather reports for a 10-100 mile-wide corridor (you may define the width or
use the system default) defined route (low or high altitude); or select a
standard area briefing to obtain an extensive set of FAA-selected weather
reports for a specified area 10-100 miles around your departure point (you
may select the radius or use the system default).


8.1.1  Standard Low/High Briefing

Select '1' from the Weather Briefing Menu to obtain current weather data.
The following menu appears:

                    Standard Briefing

        Low Alt Route Under FL180               1
        High Level Route At/Above FL180         2
        Area Briefing                           3

        Select Function (or 'Q' to quit):

If you select Low Alt Route (1<CR>), or High Level Route (2<CR>), you
will receive the following prompts:

        Your screen displays:  "Enter aircraft tail number:"

1.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure Time  UTC (hhmm):"

2.      Enter proposed DEPARTURE TIME <CR> in Universal Coordinated
        Time (hhmm), or +MMMM format.  For example:  2200 <CR>, or +MMMM,
        where MMMM is the number of minutes past the current time
        (e.g., +45). Valid numbers are from +0 to +1439 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure Point:"

3.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example:  BOS <CR> (Enter  ! <CR> 
        if you need help encoding location names).

        Your screen displays:  "Destination:"

4.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example:  IAD <CR> (Enter  ! <CR> 
        if you need help encoding location names).

        Your screen displays:  "Alternate Destination:"

5.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example: DCA ACY BWI<CR>, or <CR> 
        if no alternate is desired.  (Enter !<CR> if you need help
        encoding location names).

        Your screen displays: "Altitude(s): (hundreds of ft)"

6.      Enter ALTITUDE <CR>.  For example:  120 <CR> for 12,000 feet.
        No "leading" zeros are required; for example: 80 <CR>.
        Block altitudes may be entered. For example: 80B150 <CR>.

        If applicable, your screen displays:

        "(Preferred routes:)"
        1  (L) PALEO V044 SIE
        2  (L) POLLA V170 SWANN V268 LEEAH
           1100-0300

        Preferred IFR routes are provided, if applicable, from data
        supplied by the FAA and include the routes normally used by
        pilots for the departure and destination you entered.

        SOCAL routes are also provided between selected cities in the
        Southern California area.

        Your screen displays:
        "Select an item or press <RETURN> for manual entry:"

        Enter the number of the displayed route you wish to select
        (1 or 2 in the example above) or press <CR> to define a route.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter route:"

7.      Enter the ROUTE ELEMENTS (separated by spaces) <CR> or <CR> 
        to specify a direct route.  (Enter ! <CR> if you need help
        encoding location names.) Do not include the departure or
        destination point as a route element.

        Your screen displays:  "Est time enroute:  (hhmm)"

8.      Enter TIME ENROUTE <CR>  For example:  0230 <CR> for 2 hours plus
        30 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Route Corridor Width: "

9.      Enter ROUTE CORRIDOR WIDTH <CR>. For example: 40 <CR> for a corridor
        of 40 miles on each side of the route of flight.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter Wind Aloft Corridor Width: "

10.     Enter WINDS ALOFT CORRIDOR WIDTH <CR>. For example 150 <CR> for a
        search radius of 150 miles along the route of flight for the winds
        aloft reporting sites.

        Your screen displays: View ATC delay and flow control advisories
        (Y/N)[N]:

11.     Enter Y<CR> to see the advisories, or  <CR> to continue.

        Your screen displays:

        Tropical Depression and/or Hurrican Advisories may be available.
        Do you wish to see them (Y/N)[N]:

12.     Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y<CR> to
        receive this information.

13.     Weather for the specified route is displayed.  If --MORE-- appears,
        press <CR> to display the next screen of data or press <spacebar>
        <CR> to display the next line of data.  If necessary, press
        CTRL/S to "hold" the screen for ease of viewing (CTRL/Q to resume).

        Winds Aloft Forecast data is interpolated for requested flight
        levels not specified in the FD data records.

        If applicable, your screen displays:
        "Working... Please wait."

        Within the FDC NOTAMs portion of the displayed reports, you may decline
        to receive FDC NOTAMs that are not associated with an affected
        facility identifier.

        Your screen displays:
        "Non-associated FDC NOTAMs are available.  Do you request
        them? (Y/N)[N]:"

14.     Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y <CR> to receive
        this information.

8.1.2  Standard Area Briefing

Select "Area Briefing" to display an extensive set of FAA-selected
weather reports within a specified area 10 - 100 miles around your departure
point. Enter a local weather radius value, in nautical miles to
obtain the reports.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter aircraft tail number:"

1.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure time:  UTC (hhmm)"

2.      Enter anticipated DEPARTURE TIME <CR> in Universal Time (hhmm),
        or +MMMM format.  For example:  2200 <CR>, or +MMMM,
        where MMMM is the number of minutes past the current time
        (e.g., +45). Valid numbers are from +0 to +1439 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure Point:"

3.      Enter Location ID or Lat/Long Entry <CR> may be an airport identifier
        or lat/long point. Lat/long  points  must  lie  within any of the 20
        conterminous ARTCC or Alaskan regions (e.g., 3851/7702).

        Your screen displays:  "Radius: nm [25]"

4.      Enter RADIUS <CR> as a number between 10 and 100 nautical
        miles to establish a local weather radius.

        Your screen displays: View ATC delay and flow control advisories
        (Y/N)[N]:

5.      Enter Y<CR> to see the advisories, or  <CR> to continue with
        the weather briefing.

        Your screen displays:
        "Tropical Depression and/or Hurricane Advisories are available.
         Do you wish to see them? (Y/N)[N]:"

6.      Enter  <CR> to decline this information or enter Y<CR> to
        receive this information.

        Within the FDC NOTAMs portion of the displayed reports, you may decline
        to receive FDC NOTAMs that are not associated with an affected
        facility identifier.

        Your screen displays:
        "Non-associated FDC NOTAMs are available.  Do you request them?
         (Y/N)[N]:

7.      Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y <CR> to receive
        this information.

        Weather for the specified route is displayed.  If --MORE-- appears,
        press <CR> to display the next screen of data or press <spacebar>
        <CR> to display the next line of data.  If necessary, press
        CTRL/S to "hold" the screen for ease of viewing (CTRL/Q to resume).

        Winds Aloft Forecast data is interpolated for requested flight
        levels not specified in the FD data records.

8.2  Outlook Weather

Select Outlook Weather to display a limited set of FAA-selected weather
reports for a 10-100 mile-wide corridor (you may define the width or the
system default) defined to 6 or more hours in the future.

Select Outlook Area Weather to display a limited set of FAA-selected
weather reports within a specified area 10-100 miles around your
departure point.  Enter a local weather radius value, in nautical
miles to obtain the reports.


                    Weather Briefing

        Standard Weather           1
        Outlook Weather            2
        Abbreviated Weather        3
        Plain Language Weather     4

Outlook Briefing Menu appears:

                    Outlook Weather

        Route Briefing  1
        Area Briefing   2

        Select Function (or 'Q' to quit):

8.2.1  Route Briefing

If you select Route Briefing (1<CR>) you will receive the following prompts:

        Your screen displays:  "Enter aircraft tail number:"

1.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure time:  UTC (hhmm)"

2.      Enter proposed DEPARTURE TIME <CR> in Universal Coordinated
        Time (hhmm), or +MMMM format.  For example:  2200 <CR>, or +MMMM,
        where MMMM is the number of minutes past the current time
        (e.g., +45). Valid numbers are from +0 to +1439 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure Point:"

3.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example:  IAD <CR> (Enter  ! <CR> 
        if you need help encoding location names).

        Your screen displays:  "Destination:"

4.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example:  BWI <CR> (Enter  ! <CR> 
        if you need help encoding location names).

        Your screen displays:  "Alternate Destination:"

5.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example:  ACY <CR>, or <CR> if no
        alternate is desired.  (Enter  !  <CR> if you need help encoding
        location names).

        Your screen displays: "Altitude (hundreds of ft):"

6.      Enter ALTITUDE <CR>.  For example:  120 <CR> for 12,000 feet.
        No "leading" zeros are required; for example: 80 <CR>.

        If applicable, your screen displays:

        "(Preferred routes:)"
        1  (L) PALEO V044 SIE
        2  (L) POLLA V170 SWANN V268 LEEAH
           1100-0300

        Preferred IFR routes are provided, if applicable, from data
        supplied by the FAA and include the routes normally used by
        pilots for the departure and destination you entered.

        SOCAL routes are also provided between selected cities in the
        Southern California area.

        Your screen displays:
        "Select an item or press <RETURN> for manual entry:"

7.      Enter the number of the displayed route you wish to select
        (1 or 2 in the example above) or press <CR> to define a route.

8.      Enter the ROUTE ELEMENTS (separated by spaces) <CR>  or <CR> to
        specify a direct route.  (Enter ! <CR> if you need help encoding
        location names.)  Do not include the departure or destination
        point as a route element.

        Your screen displays:  "Est time enroute:  (hhmm)"

9.      Enter TIME ENROUTE <CR>  For example:  0230 <CR> for 2 hours plus
        30 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Route Corridor Width: "

10.     Enter ROUTE CORRIDOR WIDTH <CR>. For example 40 <CR> for a corridor
        of 40 miles on each side of the route of flight.

        Your screen displays:  "METAR,UA,SD,FD,NO/FDC,ATC are not
        included in this briefing.  Enter Desired Type(s):"

11.     Enter any combination of the listed types you wish included in this
        briefing.  If no types are desired enter <CR>.

        Your screen displays:
        "Tropical Depression and/or Hurricane Advisories may be available.
         Do you wish to see them? (Y/N) [N]:"

12.     Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y<CR> to
        receive this information.

        Weather for the specified route is displayed.  If --MORE-- appears,
        press <CR> to display the next screen of data or press <spacebar>
        <CR> to display the next line of data.  If necessary, press
        CTRL/S to "hold" the screen for ease of viewing (CTRL/Q to resume).

        Winds Aloft Forecast data is interpolated for requested flight
        levels not specified in the FD data records.

8.2.2  Area Weather

        Your screen displays:  "Enter aircraft tail number:"

1.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure time:  UTC (hhmm)"

2.      Enter anticipated DEPARTURE TIME <CR> in Universal Time (hhmm),
        or +MMMM format.  For example:  2200 <CR>, or +MMMM,
        where MMMM is the number of minutes past the current time
        (e.g., +45). Valid numbers are from +0 to +1439 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure Point:"

3.      Enter LOCATION ID or lat/long <CR>. Entry may be an airport identifier
        or lat/long point. Lat/long  points  must  lie  within any of the 20
        conterminous ARTCC or Alaskan regions (e.g., 3851/7702).

        Your screen displays:  "Radius: nm [25]"

4.      Enter RADIUS <CR> as a number between 10 and 100 nautical
        miles to establish a local weather radius.

        Your screen displays:  "METAR,UA,SD,FD,NO/FDC,ATC are not
                                included in this briefing unless
                                you enter the type(s) needed below.
                                Enter Desired Type(s): "

5.      Enter any combination of the listed types you wish included in
        this briefing.  If no types are desired enter <CR>.

        Your screen displays:
        "Tropical Depression and/or Hurricane Advisories may be
         available.  Do you wish to see them? (Y/N) [N]:"

6.      Enter  <CR> to decline this information or enter Y<CR> to
        receive this information.

        Weather for the specified route is displayed.  If --MORE-- appears,
        press <CR> to display the next screen of data or press <spacebar>
        <CR> to display the next line of data.  If necessary, press
        CTRL/S to "hold" the screen for ease of viewing (CTRL/Q to resume).

        Winds Aloft Forecast data is interpolated for requested flight
        levels not specified in the FD data records.

        Within the FDC NOTAMs portion of the displayed reports, you
        may decline to receive FDC NOTAMs that are not associated with
        an affected facility identifier:

        Your screen displays:
        "Non-associated FDC NOTAMs are available.  Do you request
         them? (Y/N) [N]:"

7.      Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y <CR> to
        receive this information.
8.3  Abbreviated Weather

Select Abbreviated Weather to obtain weather data for locations and
file types you specify.

                                   Note:

Severe Weather Outlooks (report type AC) are only through Abbreviated
Weather.  Notam Summary data is only through Abbreviated Weather. FDC
NOTAMS available are those that are unpublished or have not been canceled.

The following list contains the available data types that may be requested:
     AIRMETs.............................    WA
     Amended Severe Weather Forecasts....    WW-A
     Area Forecast.......................    FA
     Center Weather Advisory.............    CWA
     Convective SIGMETs..................    WST
     Flight Data Center NOTAMS...........    FDC
     Flow control Advisories.............    ATC
     Hurricane and Tropical Depression...    WH
     NOTAMs (Notice to Airmen)...........    NO
     NOTAM Summary (Notice to Airmen)....    NS
     Pilot Report........................    UA
     Radar Summaries.....................    SD
     Surface Obs Weather Trends (3 hours)    TW
     Severe Weather Forecast Alerts......    AWW
     Severe Weather Outlook..............    AC
     Severe Weather Warnings.............    WW
     SIGMETs.............................    WS
     Surface Observation.................    METAR
     Terminal Forecasts..................    TAF
     Winds Aloft Forecast................    FD
                            Weather Briefing

        Standard Weather           1
        Outlook Weather            2
        Abbreviated Weather        3
        Plain Language Weather     4

        Select Function (or 'Q' to quit):

                            Abbreviated Weather Menu

        Location Weather           1
        State/Collective Weather   2
        Route Weather              3
        Defined Radius Weather     4

        Select function (or 'Q' to quit): 1

8.3.1  Abbreviated Location Briefing

        Your screen displays:  "Enter aircraft tail number:"

1.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER [CIRRUS]<CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Weather Types:"
        (e.g. FA, WW, WH, WS, WST, CWA, WA, AC, METAR, UA, SD, TAF,
         FD, NO, ATC, FDC).

2.      Enter the REPORT TYPES you wish to display, separating entries
        with spaces.  For example:  METAR FA FD FDC <CR> (Enter  ?  <CR> to
        list valid entries or refer to the list in Available Weather
        Types.)

        Your screen displays:  "Locations:"

3.      Enter LOCATION ID'S for the locations for which you wish to
        display weather data, separating entries with spaces.  For example:
        IAD <CR> or IAD BWI DAA <CR> (Enter  !  <CR> if you need help encoding
        location names.)  The location you enter must be a weather
        reporting station.

        Your screen displays:  "Altitude:  (hundreds of ft)"

4.      Enter ALTITUDE <CR>.  For example:  120 <CR> for 12,000 feet.
        No "leading" zeros are required; for example: 80 <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure time:  UTC (hhmm)"

5.      Enter anticipated DEPARTURE TIME <CR> in Universal Time (hhmm),
        or +MMMM format.  For example:  2200 <CR>, or +MMMM,
        where MMMM is the number of minutes past the current time
        (e.g., +45). Valid numbers are from +0 to +1439 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Est time enroute:  (hhmm)"

6.      Enter TIME ENROUTE <CR>  For example:  0230 <CR> for 2 hours plus
        30 minutes.

        Your screen displays:
        "Adverse weather may exist for your briefing area.  Do you request
         these additional weather types? (Y/N) [N]:"

7.      Enter Y<CR> to see the advisories, or  <CR> to continue the
        briefing.

        Your screen displays:
        "Tropical Depression and/or Hurricane Advisories may be available.
         Do you wish to see them? (Y/N) [N]:"

8.      Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y<CR> to
        receive this information.

        Weather for the specified locations is displayed.  If necessary,
        press CTRL/S to "hold" the screen (CTRL/Q To resume).  If
        --MORE-- appears press <CR> to display the next screen of data
        or press <spacebar> <CR> to display the next line of data.

9.      If report type FDC was specified in Step 3 above, you may decline
        to receive FDC NOTAMs that are not associated with an affected
        facility identifier.  Enter N <CR> to decline the reports;
        enter Y <CR> to receive the reports.

8.3.2   Abbreviated State/Collective Briefing

Select State/Collective Weather to display all reporting locations
within the collective area.  Enter (up to 5) 2 character State ids or
a 2-6 character Collective id to obtain the report.  The current
Collective ids available are:

     EAK, NOAK, SOAK (Alaska), CNTCAL, NOCAL, SOCAL (California),
     CNTCN, MRTMCN, SECN, WCN (Canada), NOTX, SOTX, WTX (Texas).

     Current State ids available are:

     AK   AL   AR   AZ   CA   CN   CO   CT   DC   DE
     FL   GA   HI   IA   ID   IL   IN   IT   KS   KY
     LA   MA   MD   ME   MI   MN   MO   MS   MT   MX
     NC   ND   NE   NH   NJ   NM   NV   NY   OH   OK
     OR   PA   PR   RI   SC   SD   TN   TX   UT   VA
     VT   WA   WI   WV   WY

Selected report types will provide weather within the specified route,
but YOU determine which report types will be displayed.

                        Abbreviated Weather Menu

            Location Weather              1
            State/Collective Weather      2
            Route Weather                 3
            Defined Radius Weather        4

            Select function (or 'Q' to quit): 2

        Your screen displays:  "Enter aircraft tail number:"

1.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER [CIRRUS]<CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Weather Types:"

2.      Enter the WEATHER TYPES you wish to display, separating entries
        with spaces.  For example:  METAR FA FD FDC <CR> (Enter  ?  <CR> to
        list valid entries or refer to the list in Available Weather
        Types.)

        Your screen displays:  "Enter State/Collective Id(s):"

3.      Enter 2 character STATE ID <CR> or a 2 to 6 character COLLECTIVE ID
        <CR>.

        If collectives exist of the state ID selected, you will be prompted
        to select the collective in the state.  Otherwise,

        Your screen displays:  "Altitude:  (hundreds of ft)"

4.      Enter ALTITUDE <CR>.  For example:  120 <CR> for 12,000 feet.
        No "leading" zeros are required; for example: 80 <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure time:  UTC (hhmm)"

5.      Enter anticipated DEPARTURE TIME <CR> in Universal Time (hhmm),
        or +MMMM format.  For example:  2200 <CR>, or +MMMM,
        where MMMM is the number of minutes past the current time
        (e.g., +45). Valid numbers are from +0 to +1439 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Est time enroute:  (hhmm)"

6.      Enter TIME ENROUTE <CR>  For example:  0230 <CR> for 2 hours plus
        30 minutes.

8.3.3  Abbreviated Route Briefing

Select Route Weather to display only specified file type data along your
route.

                         Abbreviated Weather Menu

            Location Weather              1
            State/Collective Weather      2
            Route Weather                 3
            Defined Radius Weather        4

            Select function (or 'Q' to quit): 3

        Your screen displays:  "Enter aircraft tail number:"

1.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Weather Types:"
        (e.g. FA, WW, WH, WS, WST, CWA, WA, AC, METAR, UA, SD, TAF,
         FD, NO, ATC, FDC).

2.      Enter the REPORT TYPES you wish to display, separating entries
        with spaces.  For example:  METAR FA FD FDC <CR> (Enter  ?  <CR> to
        list valid entries or refer to the list in Available Weather
        Types.)

        Your screen displays:  "Departure time:  UTC (hhmm)"

3.      Enter anticipated DEPARTURE TIME <CR> in Universal Time (hhmm),
        or +MMMM format.  For example:  2200 <CR>, or +MMMM,
        where MMMM is the number of minutes past the current time
        (e.g., +45). Valid numbers are from +0 to +1439 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure Point:"

4.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example:  BOS <CR> (Enter  ! <CR> 
        if you need help encoding location names).

        Your screen displays:  "Destination:"

5.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example:  IAD <CR> (Enter  ! <CR> 
        if you need help encoding location names).

        Your screen displays:  "Alternate Destination:"

6.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example: DCA ACY BWI<CR>, or <CR>
        if no alternate is desired.  (Enter !<CR> if you need help
        encoding location names).

        Your screen displays: "Altitude(s): (hundreds of ft)"

7.      Enter ALTITUDE <CR>.  For example:  120 <CR> for 12,000 feet.
        No "leading" zeros are required; for example: 80 <CR>.
        Block altitudes may be entered. For example: 80B150 <CR>.

        If applicable, your screen displays:

        "(Preferred routes:)"
        1  (L) PALEO V044 SIE
        2  (L) POLLA V170 SWANN V268 LEEAH
           1100-0300

        Preferred IFR routes are provided, if applicable, from data
        supplied by the FAA and include the routes normally used by
        pilots for the departure and destination you entered.

        SOCAL routes are also provided between selected cities in the
        Southern California area.

        Your screen displays:
        "Select an item or press <RETURN> for manual entry:"

        Enter the number of the displayed route you wish to select
        (1 or 2 in the example above) or press <CR> to define a route.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter route:"

8.      Enter the ROUTE ELEMENTS (separated by spaces) <CR> or <CR>
        to specify a direct route.  (Enter ! <CR> if you need help
        encoding location names.) Do not include the departure or
        destination point as a route element.

        If you selected FD as a weather data type your screen will
        display: "Est time enroute:  (hhmm)"

9.      Enter TIME ENROUTE <CR>  For example:  0230 <CR> for 2 hours plus
        30 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Route Corridor Width: "

10.     Enter ROUTE CORRIDOR WIDTH <CR>. For example: 40 <CR> for a corridor
        of 40 miles on each side of the route of flight.

        If you selected FD as a weather data type your screen
        displays:  "Wind Aloft Corridor Width: "

11.     Enter WINDS ALOFT CORRIDOR WIDTH <CR>. For example 150 <CR> for a
        search radius of 150 miles along the route of flight for the winds
        aloft reporting sites.

        Your screen displays:
        "Adverse weather may exist for your briefing area.  Do you
         request these additional weather types? (Y/N) [N]:"

12.     Enter Y<CR> to see the advisories or  <CR> to continue the
        briefing.

        Your screen displays:
        Tropical Depression and/or Hurrican Advisories may be available.
        Do you wish to see them (Y/N)[N]:

13.     Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y<CR> to
        receive this information.

        If applicable, your screen displays:
        "Working... Please wait."

        Weather for the specified route is displayed.  If --MORE-- appears,
        press <CR> to display the next screen of data or press <spacebar>
        <CR> to display the next line of data.  If necessary, press
        CTRL/S to "hold" the screen for ease of viewing (CTRL/Q to resume).

        Winds Aloft Forecast data is interpolated for requested flight
        levels not specified in the FD data records.

        Within the FDC NOTAMs portion of the displayed reports, you may decline
        to receive FDC NOTAMs that are not associated with an affected
        facility identifier.

        Your screen displays:
        "Non-associated FDC NOTAMs are available.  Do you request
        them? (Y/N)[N]:"

14.     Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y <CR> to receive
        this information.

8.3.4 Abbreviated Defined Radius Briefing

Select Defined Radius Weather to display only the file types you specify
at a radius that you specify.

                          Abbreviated Weather Menu

            Location Weather              1
            State/Collective Weather      2
            Route Weather                 3
            Defined Radius Weather        4

            Select function (or 'Q' to quit): 4

        Your screen displays:  "Enter aircraft tail number:"

1.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Weather Types:"
        (e.g. FA, WW, WH, WS, WST, CWA, WA, AC, METAR, UA, SD, TAF,
         FD, NO, ATC, FDC).

2.      Enter the REPORT TYPES you wish to display, separating entries
        with spaces.  For example:  METAR FA FD FDC <CR> (Enter  ?  <CR> to
        list valid entries or refer to the list in Available Weather
        Types.)

        Your screen displays:  "Departure time:  UTC (hhmm)"

3.      Enter anticipated DEPARTURE TIME <CR> in Universal Time (hhmm),
        or +MMMM format.  For example:  2200 <CR>, or +MMMM,
        where MMMM is the number of minutes past the current time
        (e.g., +45). Valid numbers are from +0 to +1439 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Location(s):"

4.      Enter LOCATION ID'S or the lat/longfor the locations for which you
        wish to display weather data, separating entries with spaces.  For
        example: IAD <CR> or IAD BWI DAA <CR> or 3851/7702 <CR>.
        (Enter  !  <CR> if you need help encoding location names.)

        Your screen displays:  "Radius: nm [25]"

5.      Enter RADIUS <CR> as a number between 10 and 500 nautical
        miles in 5 mile increments to establish a local weather radius.
        If you selected FD as a weather data type your screen
        displays:  "Altitude:  (hundreds of ft)"

6.      Enter ALTITUDE <CR>.  For example:  120 <CR> for 12,000 feet.
        No "leading" zeros are required; for example: 80 <CR>.

        If you selected FD as a weather data type your screen
        displays:  "Est time enroute:  (hhmm)"

7.      Enter TIME ENROUTE <CR>  For example:  0230 <CR> for 2 hours plus
        30 minutes.

        Your screen displays:
        "Adverse weather may exist for your briefing area.  Do you request
         these additional weather types? (Y/N) [N]:"

8.      Enter Y<CR> to see the advisories, or  <CR> to continue the
        briefing.

        Your screen displays:
        "Tropical Depression and/or Hurricane Advisories may be available.
         Do you wish to see them? (Y/N) [N]:"

9.      Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y<CR> to
        receive this information.

10.     If report type FDC was specified in Step 1 above, you may decline
        to receive FDC NOTAMs that are not associated with an affected
        facility identifier.  Enter N <CR> to decline the reports;
        enter Y <CR> to receive the reports.
8.4  Plain Language Weather

Plain Language Weather displays translated weather using the FAA official
weather for standard route briefings, outlook briefings or abbreviated
weather briefings.  You may choose to display the official data prior
to the translation.

8.4.1  Plain Language Standard Weather Briefing

        Your screen displays:
        "Do you want the official FAA weather briefing displayed prior
         to its plain language translation (Y/N) [N]:"

1.      Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y <CR> to
        receive this information.

        The following menu is displayed:

                   Choose the time zone for the plain language briefing

        Eastern                  1
        Central                  2
        Mountain                 3
        Pacific                  4
        Alaskan                  5
        Hawaiian/Aleutian        6

        Select time zone (or 'Q' to quit):

2.      Select Eastern time zone by entering 1 <CR>.

        Your screen displays:
        "Eastern time zone selected, followed by the menu:

                    Plain Language Weather Briefing

       Standard Weather                   1
       Outlook Weather                    2
       Abbreviated Weather                3
       Plain Language Information         4

       Select function (or 'Q' to quit):

3.     To select Standard Weather, enter 1 <CR>.

       Your screen displays:

                    Plain Language Standard Briefing

        Low Alt Route Under FL180               1
        High Level Route At/Above FL180         2
        Area Briefing                           3

        Select Function (or 'Q' to quit):

4.      Enter 1 <CR> for Low Altitude Route, 2 <CR> for High Altitude
        Route, or 3 <CR> for Area Briefing.

If you select Low Alt Route (1 <CR>), or High Level Route (2 <CR>),
you will receive the following prompts:

        Your screen displays:  "Enter aircraft tail number:"

5.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure Time  UTC (hhmm):"

6.      Enter proposed DEPARTURE TIME <CR> in Universal Coordinated
        Time (hhmm), or +MMMM format.  For example:  2200 <CR>, or +MMMM,
        where MMMM is the number of minutes past the current time
        (e.g., +45). Valid numbers are from +0 to +1439 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure Point:"

7.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example:  BOS <CR> (Enter  ! <CR> 
        if you need help encoding location names).

        Your screen displays:  "Destination:"

8.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example:  IAD <CR> (Enter  ! <CR> 
        if you need help encoding location names).

        Your screen displays:  "Alternate Destination:"

9.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example: DCA ACY BWI<CR>, or <CR> 
        if no alternate is desired.  (Enter !<CR> if you need help
        encoding location names).

        Your screen displays: "Altitude(s): (hundreds of ft)"

10.     Enter ALTITUDE <CR>.  For example:  120 <CR> for 12,000 feet.
        No "leading" zeros are required; for example: 80 <CR>.
        Block altitudes may be entered. For example: 80B150 <CR>.

        If applicable, your screen displays:

        "(Preferred routes:)"
        1  (L) PALEO V044 SIE
        2  (L) POLLA V170 SWANN V268 LEEAH
           1100-0300

        Preferred IFR routes are provided, if applicable, from data
        supplied by the FAA and include the routes normally used by
        pilots for the departure and destination you entered.

        SOCAL routes are also provided between selected cities in the
        Southern California area.

        Your screen displays:
        "Select an item or press <RETURN> for manual entry:"

        Enter the number of the displayed route you wish to select
        (1 or 2 in the example above) or press <CR> to define a route.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter route:"

11.     Enter the ROUTE ELEMENTS (separated by spaces) <CR> or <CR> 
        to specify a direct route.  (Enter ! <CR> if you need help
        encoding location names.) Do not include the departure or
        destination point as a route element.

        Your screen displays:  "Est time enroute:  (hhmm)"

12.     Enter TIME ENROUTE <CR>  For example:  0230 <CR> for 2 hours plus
        30 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Route Corridor Width: "

13.     Enter ROUTE CORRIDOR WIDTH <CR>. For example: 40 <CR> for a corridor
        of 40 miles on each side of the route of flight.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter Wind Aloft Corridor Width: "

14.     Enter WINDS ALOFT CORRIDOR WIDTH <CR>. For example 150 <CR> for a
        search radius of 150 miles along the route of flight for the winds
        aloft reporting sites.

        Your screen displays: View ATC delay and flow control advisories
        (Y/N)[N]:

15.     Enter Y<CR> to see the advisories, or  <CR> to continue.

        Your screen displays:

        Tropical Depression and/or Hurricane Advisories may be available.
        Do you wish to see them (Y/N)[N]:

16.     Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y<CR> to
        receive this information.

17.     Weather for the specified route is displayed.  If --MORE-- appears,
        press <CR> to display the next screen of data or press <spacebar>
        <CR> to display the next line of data.  If necessary, press
        CTRL/S to "hold" the screen for ease of viewing (CTRL/Q to resume).

        Winds Aloft Forecast data is interpolated for requested flight
        levels not specified in the FD data records.

        If applicable, your screen displays:
        "Working... Please wait."

        Within the FDC NOTAMs portion of the displayed reports, you may decline
        to receive FDC NOTAMs that are not associated with an affected
        facility identifier.

        Your screen displays:
        "Non-associated FDC NOTAMs are available.  Do you request
        them? (Y/N)[N]:"

18.     Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y <CR> to receive
        this information.

Select "Area Briefing" to display an extensive set of FAA-selected
weather reports within a specified area 10 - 100 miles around your
departure point.

                         Plain Language Standard Briefing

         Low Alt Route Under FL180          1
         High Level Route at/Above FL 180   2
         Area Briefing                      3

         Select function (or 'Q' to quit):

If you select Area Briefing (3 <CR>), you will receive the following
prompts:

        Your screen displays:  "Enter aircraft tail number:"

1.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure time:  UTC (hhmm)"

2.      Enter anticipated DEPARTURE TIME <CR> in Universal Time (hhmm),
        or +MMMM format.  For example:  2200 <CR>, or +MMMM,
        where MMMM is the number of minutes past the current time
        (e.g., +45). Valid numbers are from +0 to +1439 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure Point:"

3.      Enter Location ID or Lat/Long Entry <CR> may be an airport identifier
        or lat/long point. Lat/long  points  must  lie  within any of the 20
        conterminous ARTCC or Alaskan regions (e.g., 3851/7702).

        Your screen displays:  "Radius: nm [25]"

4.      Enter RADIUS <CR> as a number between 10 and 100 nautical
        miles to establish a local weather radius.

        Your screen displays: View ATC delay and flow control advisories
        (Y/N)[N]:

5.      Enter Y <CR> to see the advisories, or <CR> to continue with
        the weather briefing.

        Your screen displays:
        "Tropical Depression and/or Hurricane Advisories may be available.
         Do you wish to see them? (Y/N)[N]:"

6.      Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y <CR> to
        receive this information.

        Within the FDC NOTAMs portion of the displayed reports, you may decline
        to receive FDC NOTAMs that are not associated with an affected
        facility identifier.

        Your screen displays:
        "Non-associated FDC NOTAMs are available.  Do you request them?
         (Y/N)[N]:

7.      Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y <CR> to receive
        this information.

        Weather for the specified route is displayed.  If --MORE-- appears,
        press <CR> to display the next screen of data or press <spacebar>
        <CR> to display the next line of data.  If necessary, press
        CTRL/S to "hold" the screen for ease of viewing (CTRL/Q to resume).

        Winds Aloft Forecast data is interpolated for requested flight
        levels not specified in the FD data records.

8.4.2  Plain Language Outlook Briefing

Select Outlook Weather to display a limited set of FAA-selected weather
reports for a 10-100 mile-wide corridor (you may define the width or the
system default) defined to 6 or more hours in the future.

Select Outlook Area Weather to display a limited set of FAA-selected
weather reports within a specified area 10-100 miles around your
departure point.  Enter a local weather radius value, in nautical
miles to obtain the reports.


                 Weather Briefing

        Standard Weather           1
        Outlook Weather            2
        Abbreviated Weather        3
        Plain Language Weather     4

        Select Plain Language Weather by entering 4<CR>.

        Your screen displays:
        "Do you want the official FAA weather briefing displayed prior
         to its plain language translation (Y/N)? [N]:

1.      Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y <CR> to receive
        this information.

        The following menu is displayed:

        Choose the time zone for the plain language briefing

        Eastern                   1
        Central                   2
        Mountain                  3
        Pacific                   4
        Alaskan                   5
        Hawaiian/Aleutian         6

        Select time zone (or 'Q' to quit):

2.      Select Eastern time zone by entering 1 <CR>.

        Your screen displays:
        Eastern time zone selected, followed by the menu:

               Plain Language Weather Briefing

        Standard Weather                 1
        Outlook Weather                  2
        Abbreviated Weather              3
        Plain Language Information       4

        Select function (or 'Q' to quit):

3.      To select Outlook Weather, enter 2 <CR>.

        Your screen displays:

                    Plain Language Outlook Weather

        Route Briefing  1
        Area Weather    2

        Select function (or 'Q' to quit):

If you select Route Briefing (1<CR>) you will receive the following prompts:

        Your screen displays:  "Enter aircraft tail number:"

4.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure time:  UTC (hhmm)"

5.      Enter proposed DEPARTURE TIME <CR> in Universal Coordinated
        Time (hhmm), or +MMMM format.  For example:  2200 <CR>, or +MMMM,
        where MMMM is the number of minutes past the current time
        (e.g., +45). Valid numbers are from +0 to +1439 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure Point:"

6.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example:  IAD <CR> (Enter  ! <CR> 
        if you need help encoding location names).

        Your screen displays:  "Destination:"

7.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example:  BWI <CR> (Enter  ! <CR> 
        if you need help encoding location names).

        Your screen displays:  "Alternate Destination:"

8.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example:  ACY <CR>, or <CR> if no
        alternate is desired.  (Enter  !  <CR> if you need help encoding
        location names).

        Your screen displays: "Altitude (hundreds of ft):"

9.      Enter ALTITUDE <CR>.  For example:  120 <CR> for 12,000 feet.
        No "leading" zeros are required; for example: 80 <CR>.

        If applicable, your screen displays:

        "(Preferred routes:)"
        1  (L) PALEO V044 SIE
        2  (L) POLLA V170 SWANN V268 LEEAH
           1100-0300

        Preferred IFR routes are provided, if applicable, from data
        supplied by the FAA and include the routes normally used by
        pilots for the departure and destination you entered.

        SOCAL routes are also provided between selected cities in the
        Southern California area.

        Your screen displays:
        "Select an item or press <RETURN> for manual entry:"

10.    Enter the number of the displayed route you wish to select
        (1 or 2 in the example above) or press <CR> to define a route.

11.     Enter the ROUTE ELEMENTS (separated by spaces) <CR>  or <CR> to
        specify a direct route.  (Enter ! <CR> if you need help encoding
        location names.)  Do not include the departure or destination
        point as a route element.

        Your screen displays:  "Est time enroute:  (hhmm)"

12.     Enter TIME ENROUTE <CR>  For example:  0230 <CR>  for 2 hours plus
        30 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Route Corridor Width: "

13.     Enter ROUTE CORRIDOR WIDTH <CR>. For example 40 <CR> for a corridor
        of 40 miles on each side of the route of flight.

        Your screen displays:  "METAR,UA,SD,FD,NO/FDC,ATC are not
        included in this briefing.  Enter Desired Type(s):"

14.     Enter any combination of the listed types you wish included in this
        briefing.  If no types are desired enter <CR>.

        Your screen displays: View ATC delay and flow control
        advisories (Y/N) [N]:"

15.     Enter Y <CR> to see the advisories, or <CR> to continue.

        Your screen displays:
        "Tropical Depression and/or Hurricane Advisories may be available.
         Do you wish to see them? (Y/N) [N]:"

16.     Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y <CR> to
        receive this information.

        Weather for the specified route is displayed.  If --MORE-- appears,
        press <CR> to display the next screen of data or press <spacebar>
        <CR> to display the next line of data.  If necessary, press
        CTRL/S to "hold" the screen for ease of viewing (CTRL/Q to resume).

        Winds Aloft Forecast data is interpolated for requested flight
        levels not specified in the FD data records.

If you select Area Weather (2 <CR>), you will receive the
following prompts:

        Your screen displays:  "Enter aircraft tail number:"

1.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure time:  UTC (hhmm)"

2.      Enter anticipated DEPARTURE TIME <CR> in Universal Time (hhmm),
        or +MMMM format.  For example:  2200 <CR>, or +MMMM,
        where MMMM is the number of minutes past the current time
        (e.g., +45). Valid numbers are from +0 to +1439 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure Point:"

3.      Enter LOCATION ID or lat/long <CR>. Entry may be an airport identifier
        or lat/long point. Lat/long  points  must  lie  within any of the 20
        conterminous ARTCC or Alaskan regions (e.g., 3851/7702).

        Your screen displays:  "Radius: nm [25]"

4.      Enter RADIUS <CR> as a number between 10 and 100 nautical
        miles to establish a local weather radius.

        Your screen displays:  "METAR,UA,SD,FD,NO/FDC,ATC are not
                                included in this briefing unless
                                you enter the type(s) needed below.
                                Enter Desired Type(s): "

5.      Enter any combination of the listed types you wish included in
        this briefing.  If no types are desired enter <CR>.

        Your screen may display:
        "Tropical Depression and/or Hurricane Advisories may be
         available.  Do you wish to see them? (Y/N) [N]:"

6.      Enter Y <CR> to see the advisories or <CR> to continue the
        briefing.

8.4.3  Plain Language Abbreviated Weather Briefing

Select Abbreviated Weather to obtain weather data for locations and file
types you specify.

                           Note:

Severe Weather Outlooks (report type AC) are available only through
Abbreviated Weather.  Notam Summary data is available only through
Abbreviated Weather.


                 Weather Briefing

        Standard Weather           1
        Outlook Weather            2
        Abbreviated Weather        3
        Plain Language Weather     4

        Select Plain Language Weather by entering 4<CR>.

        Your screen displays:
        "Do you want the official FAA weather briefing displayed prior
         to its plain language translation (Y/N)? [N]:

1.      Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y <CR> to receive
        this information.

        The following menu is displayed:

        Choose the time zone for the plain language briefing

        Eastern                   1
        Central                   2
        Mountain                  3
        Pacific                   4
        Alaskan                   5
        Hawaiian/Aleutian         6

        Select time zone (or 'Q' to quit):

2.      Select Eastern time zone by entering 1 <CR>.

        Your screen displays:
        Eastern time zone selected, followed by the menu:

               Plain Language Weather Briefing

        Standard Weather                 1
        Outlook Weather                  2
        Abbreviated Weather              3
        Plain Language Information       4

        Select function (or 'Q' to quit):

3.      To select Abbreviated Weather, enter 3 <CR>.

        Your screen displays:

                 Plain Language Abbreviated Briefing

        Location Weather           1
        State/Collective Weather   2
        Route Weather              3
        Defined Radius Weather     4

        Select function (or 'Q' to quit):

        Your screen displays:  "Enter aircraft tail number:"

4.      Enter 1 <CR> for Location Weather, 2 <CR> for State/Collective
        Weather, 3 <CR> for Route Weather or 4 <CR> for Defined Radius
        Weather.

If you select Location Weather (1 <CR>). you will receive the following
prompts:

5.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Weather Types:"
        (e.g. FA, WW, WH, WS, WST, CWA, WA, AC, METAR, UA, SD, TAF,
         FD, NO, ATC, FDC).

6.      Enter the REPORT TYPES you wish to display, separating entries
        with spaces.  For example:  METAR FA FD FDC <CR> (Enter  ?  <CR> to
        list valid entries or refer to the list in Available Weather
        Types.)

        Your screen displays:  "Locations:"

7.      Enter LOCATION ID'S for the locations for which you wish to
        display weather data, separating entries with spaces.  For example:
        IAD <CR> or IAD BWI DAA <CR> (Enter  !  <CR> if you need help encoding
        location names.)  The location you enter must be a weather
        reporting station.

        Your screen displays:  "Altitude:  (hundreds of ft)"

8.      Enter ALTITUDE <CR>.  For example:  120 <CR> for 12,000 feet.
        No "leading" zeros are required; for example: 80 <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure time:  UTC (hhmm)"

9.      Enter anticipated DEPARTURE TIME <CR> in Universal Time (hhmm),
        or +MMMM format.  For example:  2200 <CR>, or +MMMM,
        where MMMM is the number of minutes past the current time
        (e.g., +45). Valid numbers are from +0 to +1439 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Est time enroute:  (hhmm)"

10.     Enter TIME ENROUTE <CR>  For example:  0230 <CR> for 2 hours plus
        30 minutes.

        Your screen displays:
        "Adverse weather may exist for your briefing area.  Do you request
         these additional weather types? (Y/N) [N]:"

11.     Enter Y <CR> to see the advisories, or <CR> to continue the
        briefing.

        Your screen displays:
        "Tropical Depression and/or Hurricane Advisories may be
         available.  Do you wish to see them? (Y/N) [N]:"

        Your screen may display:

        Non-associated FDC NOTAMs are available.
        Do you request them? (Y/N)  [N]

12.     If report type FDC was specified in Step 5 above, you may decline
        to receive FDC NOTAMs that are not associated with an affected
        facility identifier.  Enter <CR> to decline the reports;
        enter Y <CR> to receive the reports.

13.     Weather for the specified locations is displayed.  If necessary,
        press CTRL/S to "hold" the screen (CTRL/Q To resume).  If
        --MORE-- appears press <CR> to display the next screen of data
        or press <spacebar> <CR> to display the next line of data.


Select State/Collective Weather to display all reporting locations
within the collective area.  Enter (up to 5) 2 character State ids or
a 2-6 character Collective id to obtain the report.  The current
Collective ids available are:

     EAK, NOAK, SOAK (Alaska), CNTCAL, NOCAL, SOCAL (California),
     CNTCN, MRTMCN, SECN, WCN (Canada), NOTX, SOTX, WTX (Texas).

     Current State ids available are:

     AK   AL   AR   AZ   CA   CN   CO   CT   DC   DE
     FL   GA   HI   IA   ID   IL   IN   IT   KS   KY
     LA   MA   MD   ME   MI   MN   MO   MS   MT   MX
     NC   ND   NE   NH   NJ   NM   NV   NY   OH   OK
     OR   PA   PR   RI   SC   SD   TN   TX   UT   VA
     VT   WA   WI   WV   WY

Selected report types will provide weather within the specified route,
but YOU determine which report types will be displayed.

                Plain Language Abbreviated Weather Menu

            Location Weather              1
            State/Collective Weather      2
            Route Weather                 3
            Defined Radius Weather        4

            Select function (or 'Q' to quit):

If you select State/Collective Weather (2 <CR>), you will receive
the following prompts:

        Your screen displays:  "Enter aircraft tail number:"

1.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Weather Types:"

2.      Enter the WEATHER TYPES you wish to display, separating entries
        with spaces.  For example:  METAR FA FD FDC <CR> (Enter  ?  <CR> to
        list valid entries or refer to the list in Available Weather
        Types.)

        Your screen displays:  "Enter State/Collective Id(s):"

3.      Enter 2 character STATE ID <CR> or a 2 to 6 character COLLECTIVE ID
        <CR>.

        If collectives exist of the state ID selected, you will be prompted
        to select the collective in the state.  Otherwise,

        Your screen displays:  "Altitude:  (hundreds of ft)"

4.      Enter ALTITUDE <CR>.  For example:  120 <CR> for 12,000 feet.
        No "leading" zeros are required; for example: 80 <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure time:  UTC (hhmm)"

5.      Enter anticipated DEPARTURE TIME <CR> in Universal Time (hhmm),
        or +MMMM format.  For example:  2200 <CR>, or +MMMM,
        where MMMM is the number of minutes past the current time
        (e.g., +45). Valid numbers are from +0 to +1439 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Est time enroute:  (hhmm)"

6.      Enter TIME ENROUTE <CR>  For example:  0230 <CR> for 2 hours plus
        30 minutes.

Select Route Weather to display only specified file type data along your
route.

                 Plain Language Abbreviated Weather Menu

            Location Weather              1
            State/Collective Weather      2
            Route Weather                 3
            Defined Radius Weather        4

            Select function (or 'Q' to quit):

If you select Route Weather (3 <CR>), you will receive the following prompts:

        Your screen displays:  "Enter aircraft tail number:"

1.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Weather Types:"

2.      Enter the WEATHER TYPES you wish to display, separating entries
        with spaces.  For example:  METAR FA FD FDC <CR> (Enter  ?  <CR> to
        list valid entries or refer to the list in Available Weather
        Types.)

        Your screen displays:  "Departure time:  UTC (hhmm)"

3.      Enter anticipated DEPARTURE TIME <CR> in Universal Time (hhmm),
        or +MMMM format.  For example:  2200 <CR>, or +MMMM,
        where MMMM is the number of minutes past the current time
        (e.g., +45). Valid numbers are from +0 to +1439 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Departure Point:"

4.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example:  BOS <CR> (Enter  ! <CR> 
        if you need help encoding location names).

        Your screen displays:  "Destination:"

5.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example:  IAD <CR> (Enter  ! <CR> 
        if you need help encoding location names).

        Your screen displays:  "Alternate Destination:"

6.      Enter LOCATION ID <CR>.  For example: DCA ACY BWI<CR>, or <CR> 
        if no alternate is desired.  (Enter !<CR> if you need help
        encoding location names).

        Your screen displays: "Altitude(s): (hundreds of ft)"

7.      Enter ALTITUDE <CR>.  For example:  120 <CR> for 12,000 feet.
        No "leading" zeros are required; for example: 80 <CR>.
        Block altitudes may be entered. For example: 80B150 <CR>.
        If applicable, your screen displays:

        "(Preferred routes:)"
        1  (L) PALEO V044 SIE
        2  (L) POLLA V170 SWANN V268 LEEAH
           1100-0300

        Preferred IFR routes are provided, if applicable, from data
        supplied by the FAA and include the routes normally used by
        pilots for the departure and destination you entered.

        SOCAL routes are also provided between selected cities in the
        Southern California area.

        Your screen displays:

        "Select an item or press <RETURN> for manual entry:"

        Enter the number of the displayed route you wish to select
        (1 or 2 in the example above) or press <CR> to define a route.

        Your screen displays:  "Enter route:"

8.      Enter the ROUTE ELEMENTS (separated by spaces) <CR> or <CR>
        to specify a direct route.  (Enter ! <CR> if you need help
        encoding location names.) Do not include the departure or
        destination point as a route element.

        If you selected FD as a weather data type your screen will
        display: "Est time enroute:  (hhmm)"

9.      Enter TIME ENROUTE <CR>  For example:  0230 <CR> for 2 hours plus
        30 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Route Corridor Width: "

10.     Enter ROUTE CORRIDOR WIDTH <CR>. For example: 40 <CR> for a corridor
        of 40 miles on each side of the route of flight.

        If you selected FD as a weather data type your screen
        displays:  "Wind Aloft Corridor Width: "

11.     Enter WINDS ALOFT CORRIDOR WIDTH <CR>. For example 150 <CR> for a
        search radius of 150 miles along the route of flight for the winds
        aloft reporting sites.

        Your screen displays:

        "Adverse weather may exist for your briefing area.  Do you
         request these additional weather types? (Y/N) [N]:"

12.     Enter Y<CR> to see the advisories or  <CR> to continue the
        briefing.

        Your screen displays:

        Tropical Depression and/or Hurrican Advisories may be available.
        Do you wish to see them (Y/N)[N]:

13.     Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y<CR> to
        receive this information.

        If applicable, your screen displays:
        "Working... Please wait."

        Weather for the specified route is displayed.  If --MORE-- appears,
        press <CR> to display the next screen of data or press <spacebar>
        <CR> to display the next line of data.  If necessary, press
        CTRL/S to "hold" the screen for ease of viewing (CTRL/Q to resume).

        Winds Aloft Forecast data is interpolated for requested flight
        levels not specified in the FD data records.

        Within the FDC NOTAMs portion of the displayed reports, you may decline
        to receive FDC NOTAMs that are not associated with an affected
        facility identifier.

        Your screen displays:
        "Non-associated FDC NOTAMs are available.  Do you request
        them? (Y/N)[N]:"

14.     Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y <CR> to receive
        this information.

Select Defined Radius Weather to display only the file types you specify
at a radius that you specify.

                 Plain Language Abbreviated Weather Menu

            Location Weather              1
            State/Collective Weather      2
            Route Weather                 3
            Defined Radius Weather        4

            Select function (or 'Q' to quit):

If you select Defined Radius Weather (4 <CR>), you will receive the following
prompts:

        Your screen displays:  "Enter aircraft tail number:"

1.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.

        Your screen displays:  "Weather Types:"
        (e.g. FA, WW, WH, WS, WST, CWA, WA, AC, METAR, UA, SD, TAF,
         FD, NO, ATC, FDC).

2.      Enter the REPORT TYPES you wish to display, separating entries
        with spaces.  For example:  METAR FA FD FDC <CR> (Enter  ?  <CR> to
        list valid entries or refer to the list in Available Weather
        Types.)

        Your screen displays:  "Departure time:  UTC (hhmm)"

3.      Enter anticipated DEPARTURE TIME <CR> in Universal Time (hhmm),
        or +MMMM format.  For example:  2200 <CR>, or +MMMM,
        where MMMM is the number of minutes past the current time
        (e.g., +45). Valid numbers are from +0 to +1439 minutes.

        Your screen displays:  "Location(s):"

4.      Enter LOCATION ID'S or the lat/longfor the locations for which you
        wish to display weather data, separating entries with spaces.  For
        example: IAD <CR> or IAD BWI DAA <CR> or 3851/7702 <CR>.
        (Enter  !  <CR> if you need help encoding location names.)
        Your screen displays:  "Radius: nm [25]"

5.      Enter RADIUS <CR> as a number between 10 and 500 nautical
        miles in 5 mile increments to establish a local weather radius.

        If you selected FD as a weather data type your screen
        displays:  "Altitude:  (hundreds of ft)"

6.      Enter ALTITUDE <CR>.  For example:  120 <CR> for 12,000 feet.
        No "leading" zeros are required; for example: 80 <CR>.

        If you selected FD as a weather data type your screen
        displays:  "Est time enroute:  (hhmm)"

7.      Enter TIME ENROUTE <CR>  For example:  0230 <CR> for 2 hours plus
        30 minutes.

        Your screen displays:

        "Adverse weather may exist for your briefing area.  Do you request
         these additional weather types? (Y/N) [N]:"

8.      Enter Y<CR> to see the advisories, or  <CR> to continue the
        briefing.

        Your screen displays:
        "Tropical Depression and/or Hurricane Advisories may be available.
         Do you wish to see them? (Y/N) [N]:"

9.      Enter <CR> to decline this information or enter Y<CR> to
        receive this information.

10.     If report type FDC was specified in Step 1 above, you may decline
        to receive FDC NOTAMs that are not associated with an affected
        facility identifier.  Enter N <CR> to decline the reports;
        enter Y <CR> to receive the reports.

8.5  Plain Language Information

               Plain Language Weather Briefing

        Standard Weather                 1
        Outlook Weather                  2
        Abbreviated Weather              3
        Plain Language Information       4

        Select function (or 'Q' to quit):

        To select Plain Language Information, enter 4 <CR>.

        Your screen displays:

Plain Language Weather

The majority of the text provided by the FAA will be converted to
plain language for the following weather types:

The following list contains the available data types that may be requested:
     AIRMETs.............................    WA
     Amended Severe Weather Forecasts....    WW-A
     Area Forecast.......................    FA
     Center Weather Advisory.............    CWA
     Convective SIGMETs..................    WST
     Flight Data Center NOTAMS...........    FDC
     Flow control Advisories.............    ATC
     Hurricane and Tropical Depression...    WH
     NOTAMs (Notice to Airmen)...........    NO
     NOTAM Summary (Notice to Airmen)....    NS
     Pilot Report........................    UA
     Radar Summaries.....................    SD
     Surface Obs Weather Trends (3 hours)    TW
     Severe Weather Forecast Alerts......    AWW
     Severe Weather Outlook..............    AC
     Severe Weather Warnings.............    WW
     SIGMETs.............................    WS
     Surface Observation.................    METAR
     Terminal Forecasts..................    TAF
     Winds Aloft Forecast................    FD
This is provided only as an aid and is not intended to be used as
a substitute for the official FAA text.  Because the FAA briefing is the
official source of weather information, it is recommended that the entire
content of the FAA briefing be presented prior to providing the plain
language.

The plain language translator attempts to translate as much of the FAA
provided weather as possible through positive identification and context
analysis.  There may be portions of the briefing that are unintelligible
to the translator due to unrecognized abbreviations.  Translations can
also be affected by the naturally occurring ambiguities in our language
and especially the specialty language of aviation.  If there is ever any
question as to the validity of a portion of the translation, the user is
responsible for consulting the original FAA text or another source for
clarification (e.g. FSS).

When an unintelligible portion of a translation occurs, the troubled word
or phrase will appear as it appeared in the original unchanged FAA text
in UPPER CASE.  There may also be instances involving numbers without a
unit of measure.  These too will appear unchanged and the user will have
to determine the unit from the context.

Plain language translations of all of the above types are available if
presented as part of the FAA briefing.  It should be recognized that no
translation is perfect all of the time.  Although the translator has been
extensively tested, not every situation and phraseology can be accommodated.
Should you identify translation anomalies occurring on a regular basis
or if there are words or phrases that are consistently left untranslated
please notify our Customer Service Center at 1-800-345-3828.

8.5.1  Area Forecasts (FA)

The two sections comprising the Area Forecast (hazards with flight
precautions, synopsis with VFR clouds/weather) are updated individually
as required by the conditions.  Mean Sea Level (MSL) is used as the
reference point for icing levels and cloud tops.  Above Ground Level (AGL)
is the reference for cloud bases unless otherwise noted.

These free form text sections are difficult to translate because of the
wide variation in the language and style of the individual forecasters
who prepare them.  You should retain the original FAA text for ready
reference in the event you are unclear as to the accuracy of the
translation.

8.5.2  AIRMETs (WA WAS WAT WAZ)

IFR and mountain obstructions can be obtained using type WAS.
Use type WAZ for icing and freezing levels and WAT for turbulence.

8.5.3  Winds Aloft Forecasts (FD)

Because of the rather straight forward presentation of the information
in the matrix, there is no translation of the numeric information
within.  Locations are translated.

8.5.4  Terminal Forecasts (TAF)

There may be a number of time periods associated with the terminal forecasts.
Each of these periods contain the following pieces of information:

     Start time, ceiling, cloud heights (above the ground), cloud
     layers (ascending order by height), visibility (statute
     miles), weather and obstructions to vision, surface wind.

Statements pertaining to the expected conditions are included for the
last six hours of each of the periods (e.g. VFR, MVFR, IFR,LIFR).

The translation of the Terminal Forecasts is quite thorough and
INCLUDES military and international stations.

8.5.6  NOTAMS (NO)

Some care must be taken when interpreting NOTAMs (NOTAM-D).  The
translator CAN NOT determine where local time or UTC is being used
therefore all are translated into local times with the original FAA
provided time displayed in parenthesis.  You must determine the
appropriate time based on the context.  FDC NOTAMS are not translated.

8.5.7  Surface Observations (METAR SPECI)

Normal hourly surface observations, and special observations are
translated including most of the remarks.  Some of the comments at the
end, which include precipitation totals for the previous 24 hours and
24 hour minimum and maximum temperatures may not be translated.  You
should retain the original FAA text for ready reference in the event you
are unclear as to the translation.

8.5.8  Pilot Reports (UA UUA)

PIREPs, due to their very nature, can occasionally contain abbreviations
that the translator is incapable of handling. You should retain the
original FAA text for ready reference in the event you are unclear as to
the accuracy of the translation.

8.5.9  Radar Summaries (SD)

A plain language translation of the portion of the SD which describes the
areas of precipitation recorded by ground based radar is presented.

9.0    FLIGHT PLAN

Select '2' from the CSC DUATS Main Menu to display the Flight Plan Menu.

------------------------------------------------------------
        Flight Plan Menu
                File Flight Plan                 1
                Amend Flight Plan                2
                Cancel Flight Plan               3
                View Flight Plan                 4
                Close VFR Flight Plan            5
                Flight Planner                   6
                Modify Flight Planner Profile    7
                Flight Planner Users Guide       8
                Select function (or 'Q' to quit):
------------------------------------------------------------

To file a domestic flight plan, you will be prompted to enter each of
the data elements in the FAA Flight Plan Form 7233-1. The order in which
you will be prompted corresponds to Form 7233-1 with the exception of
"Destination Point." This field must be entered prior to entering the
"Route of Flight" so that the system can provide you the preferred route
or SOCAL route for IFR flight, if available.

To file an ICAO international flight plan, you will be prompted to enter
each of the data elements in the FAA ICAO Flight Plan Form 7233-4.

For your route of flight, you may choose to use a preferred route (if
available), SOCAL route, use your default route, or define a route. The
acceptable elements of a flight plan are: Victor, Jet, Control, Colored,
Atlantic, Bahama, L.F./M.F. Airways, Oceanic Low/High Frequency routes;
Standard Instrument Departures (SID's); Standard Terminal Arrival Routes
(STAR's); location IDs; fixed radial distances (fixes); navigation aids;
airports; latitudes and longitudes; or any combination of the above.
Military flight plans are not accepted.

If you prepared a route briefing or a flight plan prior to this, the
system will retrieve the data you entered and will insert the data into
your flight plan. You can choose to use this data or enter new
information.

Flight plans may be entered a maximum of 24 hours prior to planned
departure.

The system checks your entries to ensure that they are correct. If you
make an incorrect entry, a message displays describing the error. You
must complete each required field successfully before advancing to the
next field. Remember if you need assistance at any field, you may
enter ?<CR> at any prompt or you can call 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

9.1    File Flight Plan

When you select item '1', File Flight Plan, from the Flight Plan Menu,
the system displays the following menu.

------------------------------------------------------------
        File a Flight Plan
                Be Prompted for Domestic Plan    1
                Be Prompted for ICAO Plan        2
                Use Default Flight Plan          3
                Select function (or 'Q' to quit):
------------------------------------------------------------

You may enter a new domestic flight plan (item '1'), or you may enter an
international ICAO flight plan with an origination point inside the U.S.
to an international destination point (item '2').

You may also recall flight plan data you entered previously (item '3').


9.1.1    File Domestic Flight Plan

If you select item '1' from the File a Flight Plan menu, the system
prompts you to enter the required parameters for filing a domestic
flight plan. If you performed a Route Briefing prior to this, the system
automatically inputs the data entered for the Route Briefing for you.

When you select item 1 from the menu, "Be Prompted for Domestic Plan",
your screen displays:

        Type of flt plan: (IFR/VFR/DVFR)

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Type of flt plan: (IFR/VFR/DVFR) [IFR]

1.      Enter: I <CR> or: IFR <CR> to file an IFR flight plan, or
        enter: V <CR> or: VFR <CR> to file a VFR flight plan, or enter:
        D <CR> or: DVFR <CR> to file a DVFR flight plan, or enter a
        <CR> by itself to accept the default (if one is displayed).
        This field is mandatory.

        Your screen displays:

        Aircraft tail number:

        If you have a default value stored for Aircraft tail number,
        then the system displays the default value within square
        brackets. You may accept a default value by entering a <CR>
        with no other data proceeding it, or you may enter a new value
        and then a <CR> to input a new value at this prompt. The system
        displays a default value in this manner:

        Aircraft tail number:         

2.      Enter your aircraft TAIL NUMBER <CR> or press <CR> to accept
        the default if one is displayed. For example: N61CT <CR> This field is
        mandatory.

        Your screen displays:

        Acft type/special equip:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Acft type/special equip:      [C172/U]

3.      Enter the AIRCRAFT TYPE<CR> or, if applicable, enter the
        AIRCRAFT TYPE / enter special equipment. Press <CR> to accept
        the default if one is displayed. For example: PA28 <CR> 
        This field is mandatory.

        Your screen displays:

        True airspeed: (knots)

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        True airspeed: (knots)        [90]

4.      Enter AIRSPEED <CR> or press <CR> to accept the default if one
        is displayed.  This field is mandatory.

        Your screen displays:

        Departure point:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Departure point:              [IAD]

5.      Enter the 3-5 character ID for your DEPARTURE <CR> or a lat/long point.
        Lat/long  points must lie within conterminous United States or Alaskan
        regions (e.g., 3851/7702).  To accept the default enter <CR>.
        Enter ! <CR> if you need help encoding a location name.  This field is
        mandatory.

        Your screen displays:

        Destination:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Destination:                  [DCA]

6.      Enter the 3-5 character ID for your DESTINATION <CR> or press
        <CR> to accept the default. Enter ! <CR> if you need help
        encoding a location name.  This field is mandatory.

        Your screen displays:

        Current Time: [DATE AND TIME] (UTC) Departure time: (hhmm)

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:
        (Example)

        Current Time: Fri Apr 26 15:23 (UTC)
        Departure time: UTC (hhmm) [2100]

7.      Enter your anticipated DEPARTURE TIME in UTC format  and press
        <CR>, or enter +mmmm, where mmmm is the number of minutes past
        the current time, or press <CR> to accept the default if one is
        displayed.  This field is mandatory.

        Your screen displays:

        Altitude:  (hundreds of ft)

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Altitude: (hundreds of ft)    [100]

8.      Enter ALTITUDE <CR>. For example:  120 <CR> for 12,000 feet. No
        "leading" zeros are require; for example: 80 <CR> or, press
        <CR> to accept the default if one is displayed. This field is mandatory.

        If applicable, your screen displays:

                (Preferred routes:)
        1        (L) PALEO V044 SIE
        2        (L) POLLA V170 SWANN V268 LEEAH 1110-0300

        Preferred IFR routes are provided, if applicable, from data
        supplied by the FAA and include the routes normally used by
        pilots for the departure and destination you entered.
        Select an item or press <RETURN> for manual entry.

9.      Enter the NUMBER OF THE ROUTE you wish to select  (1 or 2 in
        the example) or press <CR> to define a route.

        Your screen displays:

        Enter route:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Enter route: [DCA]

10.     Enter the ROUTE ELEMENTS <CR> (separated by spaces) (Enter !
        <CR> if you need help encoding location names.) DO NOT INCLUDE
        THE DEPARTURE OR DESTINATION POINT AS A ROUTE ELEMENT. A <CR>
        will automatically generate a direct (great circle) route.
        This field is optional.

        Your screen displays:

        Est time enroute:  (hhmm)

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Est time enroute: (hhmm)      [0030]

11.     Enter TIME ENROUTE <CR>  For example:  0230 <CR> This field is
        mandatory.

        Your screen displays:

        Remarks:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Remarks:                      [DROP OFF 1 AT HEF]

12.     Enter applicable REMARKS <CR> or press <CR> to leave blank.
        This field is optional.

        Your screen displays:

        Fuel on board:  (hhmm)

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Fuel on board: (hhmm)         [0100]

13.     Enter the amount of FUEL ON BOARD <CR>. Fuel on board (in
        hours) should be no less than length of flight (for a 4 hour 45
        min flight) plus 45 minutes per FAA regulations. For example:
        0530 <CR>  This field is mandatory.

        Your screen displays:

        Alternate destination(s):

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Alternate destination(s):     [ACY]

14.     Enter the 3-5 character ID of your ALTERNATE DESTINATION <CR> 
        (Enter  !  <CR> if you need help encoding location names.)
        This field is optional.

        Your screen displays:

        Pilot's name:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Pilot's name:                 [CHARLES YAGER]

15.     PRESS <CR> to accept displayed default. This field cannot be
        modified.

        Your screen displays:

        Pilot's address:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Address:                    [15 CENTER DRIVE CHANT VA 20151]

16.     PRESS <CR> to accept displayed default. See Modify Default
        Parameters to modify, if necessary.

        Your screen displays:

        Pilot's telephone no.:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Phone no. (nnn nnn nnnn):   [703 555 4444]

17.     PRESS <CR> to accept displayed default. This entry is not
        required. See Modify Default Parameters to modify, if
        necessary.

        Your screen displays:

        Aircraft home base:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Aircraft home base:           [IAD]

18.     Enter the 3-5 character ID for your aircraft's HOME BASE <CR> 
        This field is mandatory.

        Your screen displays:

        Number aboard:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Number aboard:                [3]

19.     Enter the NUMBER OF PERSONS (pilot plus passengers) in the
        aircraft <CR>. This field is mandatory.

        For example:  2 <CR>

        Your screen displays:

        Color of aircraft:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Color of aircraft:            [BLUE]

20.     Enter the AIRCRAFT COLOR <CR> (Primary plus trim, if any).
        For example:  BLUE WHITE <CR> or BLUE <CR> or BL/WH
        This field is mandatory.

        Your screen displays:

        Dest contact name:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Dest contact name:            [JOE]

21.     Enter the NAME OF A CONTACT at your destination <CR>. This
        entry is optional.

        Your screen displays:

        Phone no. (nnn nnn nnnn)

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Phone no. (nnn nnn nnnn):   [111-222-3333]

22.     Enter a destination CONTACT PHONE NUMBER <CR>. This entry is
        optional.

        The system redisplays the completed flight plan for your
        review. You may be prompted if you want to see adverse weather
        type of information if any exist in your briefing area.

        Adverse weather exists for your briefing area. Do you request
        these additional weather types? (Y/N) [Y]

        You may answer "no" by entering N <CR> or you may answer "yes"
        by entering Y <CR> or by a <CR> by itself to select the
        default.

        Answering "yes" will result in the system displaying the severe
        weather data.

        After the display of the weather data, or if you answered "no"
        to the request of additional weather types, the system will
        respond with the following prompt: (Sample data used.)


        1    Type of flight plan:       IFR
        2    Aircraft tail number:      N1234
        3    Acft type/special equip:   C120
        4    True airspeed:             110
        5    Departure point:           IAD
        6    Departure time: (UTC)      Fri Apr 26 21:00
        7    Altitude:                  100
        8    Route of flight:
        9    Destination:               DCA
        10   Estimated time enroute:    0030
        11   Remarks:
        12   Fuel on board:             0100
        13   Alternate destination(s):  ACY
        14   Pilot's name:              CSC A MARKETING
             Address:                   15 CENTER DRIVE CHANTILLY VA 20151
             Phone number:              703 555 1212
             Aircraft home base:        IAD
        15   Number aboard:             3
        16   Color of aircraft:         BLUE
        17   Dest contact name:         JOE
             Phone number:              111-222-3333

        Enter field number(s) to correct, 'F' to file, 'S' to save,
        'FS' to file and save, 'R' for route wx briefing, or 'Q' to quit:

        Review the displayed flight plan carefully and then do one of the
        following:

*       Modify - If the flight plan is incorrect, enter the number(s) of
        the incorrect line(s) separated by spaces and press <CR>. The
        system will prompt you as when you first entered the data. Your
        previous data value will be displayed as default data within square
        brackets. Correct the entry and press <CR>. The flight plan is
        displayed again for review.

*       File - If the flight plan is correct and you wish to file it, enter
        F <CR>. The system displays: "Flight Plan Accepted by the CSC DUAT
        service and will be filed with [ARTCC/FSS] on [DATE AND TIME]."

*       Save - If the flight plan is correct and you wish to save it, enter
        S <CR>. The system displays: "Default flight plan was saved.". If
        you already have 10 flight plans, the system displays: "You have
        exceeded the maximum number (10) of flight plans you may save under
        your access code. If you want to save this flight plan, you MUST
        delete one of your previously saved flight plans first."

*       File & Save - If the flight plan is correct and you wish to file
        and save it, enter FS <CR>. The system displays: "Default flight
        plan was saved.", and also displays: "Flight Plan Accepted by the
        CSC DUAT service and will be filed with [ARTCC/FSS] on [DATE AND
        TIME]."

*       Route Briefing - If you want to see the weather briefing for your
        flight route, enter R <CR>. The system displays the weather data
        for points along your flight plan route then prompts you again for
        the FILE, FILE/SAVE options.

        See Section 8, Weather Briefing for information.

*       Quit - If you wish to abort the displayed flight plan, enter Q
        <CR>.

9.1.2 File ICAO Flight Plan

If you select item '2' from the File a Flight Plan menu the system
prompts you to enter the required parameters for filing an international
flight plan. If you performed a Route Briefing prior to this
the system automatically inputs the data entered for the Route
Briefing for you.

When you select item 2 from the menu, "Be Prompted for ICAO
Plan", your screen displays:

Aircraft tail number:

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Aircraft tail number: 

1. Enter your aircraft TAIL NUMBER <CR> or press <CR> 
to accept the default if one is displayed. For example: N61CT
This field is mandatory.

Flight rules:(IFR,VFR,Y,or,Z):

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Flight rules:(IFR,VFR,Y,or,Z) [IFR]

2. Enter: V <CR> or Z <CR> or VFR <CR> to
file a VFR flight plan, or enter: I <CR> or Y <CR> 
or IFR <CR> to file an IFR flight plan, or enter a <CR>
by itself to accept the default (if one is displayed).
This field is mandatory.

Your screen displays:

Type of flight:(S,N,G,M,or,X)

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Type of flight:(S,N,G,M,or,X) [S]

3. Enter: S <CR> to use scheduled service flight, or enter:
N <CR> to use non-scheduled air transport operations, or
enter: G <CR> to use general aviation flight, or enter:
M <CR> to use military flight, or enter: X <CR> for
any other category of flight, or enter a <CR> by itself
to accept the default (if one is displayed).  This field is mandatory.

Your screen displays:

Aircraft type:

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Aircraft type: [C120/L]

4. Enter the designation for the aircraft you will be flying followed
by a slash / and a mandatory wake turbulence category. This field is mandatory.
The acceptable wake turbulence categories are:

H - Heavy to indicate an aircraft with a MTOW of 300000 lbs or more.

M - Meduim to indicate a MTOW between 15000 lbs and 300000 lbs.

L - Light to indicate a MTOW or less than 15000 lbs

Example: C120/L <CR>

or

Example: DC10/H <CR>

Your screen displays:

COM/NAV/Approach equip:

Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

COM/NAV/Approach equip: [S/S]

5. Enter the designation for the equipment carried on-board for
the route.  This field is mandatory.

The format is designation/description:

Enter one or more of the following letters followed by a slash for the
designator.

o N - if no equipment for the route to be flown is carried or the equipment
     is unserviceable.

o S - if standard COMNAV equipment for the route to be flown is carried and
     serviceable. Standard is VHF RTF, ADF, VOR, and ILS.

or enter the equipment from the below list

o A - LORAN A
o C - LORAN C
o D - DME
o E - DECCA
o F - ADF
o H - HF RTF
o I - Inertial Navigation
o L - ILS
o M - Omega
o O - VOR
o P - Doppler
o R - RNAV route equipment
o T - TACAN
o U - UHF RTF
o V - VHF RTF
o Z - Other equipment


then enter a slash

after the slash insert one of the following as the description of the
serviceable SSR equipment carried:

o N - None

o A - Transponder - Mode A - 4096 codes
o C - Transponder - Mode A - 4096 codes with mode C
o X - Transponder - Mode S - without pressure altitude and without aircraft
                             identification transmission
o P - Transponder - Mode S - with  pressure altitude but without aircraft
                             identification transmission
o I - Transponder - Mode S - without  pressure altitude but with aircraft
                             identification transmission
o S - Transponder - Mode S - with pressure altitude and with aircraft
                             identification transmission

  for example

  S/A would be standard comm with Transponder with Mode A.

  T/S would be TACAN with mode S transponder with  pressure altitude and with
  aircraft idenfification transmission.

  FA/N would be ADF and LORAN A with no transponder.


Your screen displays:

Departure point:

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Departure point: [IAD]

6. Enter the 3-5 character ID for your DEPARTURE <CR> or a lat/long point.
Lat/long  points must lie within conterminous United States or Alaskan
regions (e.g., 3851/7702).  To accept the default enter <CR>.
Enter ! <CR> if you need help encoding a location name.  This field is
        mandatory.

Your screen displays:

Current Time: [DATE AND TIME] (UTC) Departure time: UTC (hhmm)

Or if you have a default value data the system displays: (Example)

Current Time: Fri Apr 26 17:26 (UTC) Departure time: UTC (hhmm)
[1300]

7. Enter your anticipated DEPARTURE TIME in UTC format and press
<CR>, or enter +mmmm, where mmmm is the number of minutes
past the current time, or press <CR> to accept the default
if one is displayed.  This field is mandatory.

Your screen displays:

Cruising speed: (knots)

Or if you have a default value data, the system displays:

Cruising speed: (knots) [350]

8. Enter your cruising speed in knots, SPEED <CR> or, press
<CR> to accept the default if one is displayed.  This field is mandatory.

Your screen displays:

Level: (hundreds of ft)

Or if you have a default value data, the system displays:

Level: (hundreds of ft) [300]

9. Enter ALTITUDE <CR>. For example: 300 <CR> for
30,000 feet.   This field is mandatory.

Your screen displays:

Destination:

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Destination: [TIST]

10. Enter the 4 character ICAO ID for your DESTINATION <CR> 
or press <CR> to accept the default. Enter ! <CR>
if you need help encoding a location name. You must use an ICAO
identification outside on the US for the destination.   This field is mandatory.

Your screen displays:

Enter route:

Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

Enter route: [ZIY]

11. Enter the ROUTE ELEMENTS <CR> (separated by spaces or commas)
(Enter ! <CR>if you need help encoding location names.)
YOU DO NOT NEED TO INCLUDE THE DEPARTURE OR DESTINATION POINT AS A ROUTE
        ELEMENT.  You must put in at least on non-us route element.
A <CR> will automatically generate a direct (great circle)
route.

Your screen displays:

Est time enroute: (hhmm)

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Est time enroute: (hhmm) [0100]

12. Enter TIME ENROUTE <CR> For example: 0230 <CR>. This field is mandatory.

Your screen displays:

Alternate destination(s):

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Alternate destination(s): [TJSJ]

13. Enter the 4 character US or ICAO ID of your ALTERNATE DESTINATION
<CR>  This field is optional.

(Enter ! <CR> if you need help encoding location names.)

Your screen displays:

Other Information:

14. This is an optional field of 80 characters maximum. Include
information necessary for ATC purposes or to assist search operations.
Include any other data appropriate to the flight. Include any FIR boundary
penatrations.

Use applicable FAA/NWS contractions whenever possible. These contractions
are available from the Main Menu.

Note: Civil aircraft with authorized company identifications are
required to file the full authorized radio call in remarks.

Your screen displays:

Endurance: (hhmm)

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Endurance: (hhmm) [0200]

15. Enter the amount of FUEL ON BOARD <CR>. Fuel on board
(in hours and minutes) should be no less than length of flight.
  This field is mandatory.
Your screen displays:

Persons on board:

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Persons on board: [2]

16. Enter the NUMBER OF PERSONS (pilot plus passengers) in the
aircraft <CR>. This field is mandatory.

For example: 2 <CR>

Your screen displays:

Emergency Radio:

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Emergency Radio: [U]

17. Enter the types of emergency radios you have on board. This field is
        optional.

For a UHF radio, enter U <CR>; for a VHF radio, enter V
<CR>; for an ELBA radio, enter E <CR>.

Your screen displays:

Survival Equipment:

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Survival Equipment: [J]

18. Enter the types of survival equipment you have on board. This field is
        optional.

For POLAR type of equipment, enter P <CR>; for DESERT type
of equipment, enter D <CR>; for MARITIME type of equipment,
enter M <CR>; and for JUNGLE type of equipment, enter J
<CR>.

Enter multiple types on a single line. Example: DM <CR>.

Your screen displays:

Jackets:

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Jackets: [F]

19. Enter the types of life jackets you have on board. This field is optional.

For a UHF type, enter U <CR>; for a VHF type, enter V <CR>;
for a LIGHT type, enter L <CR>; for a FLOURES type, enter
F <CR>.

Enter multiple types on a single line. Example: UF <CR>.

Your screen displays:

Number Of Dinghies:

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Number Of Dinghies: [1]

20. Enter the total number of dinghies on board. Values of 1 to 99 are valid.
        This field is optional.

NUMBER OF DINGHIES <CR>

Your screen displays:

Total Capacity Of Dinghies:

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Total Capacity Of Dinghies: [2]

21. Enter the total number of people which can occupy the dinghies you have on
board. Values of 1 to 999 are valid. This field is optional.

Your screen displays:

Are The Dinghies Covered (Y/N)

Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

Are The Dinghies Covered (Y/N) [N]

22. Enter a Y <CR> if the dinghies on board are covered;
enter a N <CR> of the dinghies on board are not covered. This field is optional.

Your screen displays:

Color of Dinghies:

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Color of Dinghies: [W]

23. Enter the color of the dinghies on board using 1 to 4 characters. This
        field is optional.

Your screen displays:

Color of aircraft:

Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

Color of aircraft: [BLUE]

24. Enter the AIRCRAFT COLOR <CR> (Primary plus trim, if
any). For example: BLUE WHITE <CR> or BLUE <CR> or
BL/WH This field is mandatory.

Your screen displays:

Remarks about safety equip:

Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

Remarks about safety equip: [NEW JACKETS]

25. Enter any information pertaining to safety equipment. This field is
        optional.

Your screen displays:

Pilot in command:

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Pilot in command: [CHUCK YAGER]

26. Press <CR> to accept displayed default. This field cannot
be modified.

Your screen displays:

Address:

Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

Address: [15 CENTER DRIVE CHAN VA 20151]

27. Press <CR> to accept displayed default. See Modify Default
Parameters to modify, if necessary.

Your screen displays:

Phone no.(nnn nnn nnnn):

Or if you have a default value data the system displays:

Phone no. (nnn nnn nnnn): [703 555 3333]

28. Press <CR> to accept displayed default. This entry is
not required. See Modify Default Parameters to modify, if necessary.

Your screen displays:

 7        Aircraft tail number:      N1234
 8        Type of flight plan:       VFR S
 9/10     Acft type/special equip:   C120/L S/S
 13       Departure point:           KIAD
          Departure time: (UTC)      Sat Apr 27 13:00
 15       Aircraft cruising speed:   350
          Level:                     300
          Route of flight:           ZIY
 16       Destination:               TIST
          Estimated time enroute:    0100
          Alternate destination(s):  TJSJ
 18       Other Information:
 19       Endurance:                 0200
          Persons on board           2
          Emergency Radio:           U
          Survival Equipment:        J
          Jackets:                   F
          Number of Dinghies:        1
          Total Capacity of Dinghies 2
          Covered Dinghies?          N
          Color of Dinghies:         W
          Color of aircraft: BLUE
          Remarks about safety equipment: NONE
          Pilot in command: CSC A MARKETING
            Address: 15000 CONFERENCE CENTER DRIVE CHANTILLY VA 20151
            Phone Number: 703 555 1212

It is possible, depending upon your page length, that not all of the flight
plan data has been displayed.  Enter a <CR> by itself to see any additional
data if you receive a --More-- prompt.

The system redisplays the completed flight plan for your review.
You may be prompted if you want to see adverse weather if any exists in your
briefing area.   The prompt is:

Adverse weather may exist for your briefing area.
Do you request these additional weather types? (Y/N)  [N]

Answering 'Y' will result in the system displaying the adverse weather data.

After the display of the adverse weather data, or if you answered 'N'
to the request of additional weather types, the system will respond
with the following prompt:

Enter field number(s) to correct, 'F' to file, 'S' to save, 'FS'
to file and save, 'R' for route wx briefing, or 'Q' to quit:

Review the displayed flight plan carefully and then do one of
the following:

* Modify - If the flight plan is incorrect, enter the number(s)
of the incorrect line(s) separated by spaces and press <CR>.
Correct the entry and press <CR>. The flight plan is displayed
again for review.

* File - If the flight plan is correct and you wish to file it,
enter F <CR>. The system displays:

Flight Plan Accepted by the CSC DUAT service and will be filed
with [ARTCC/FSS] on [DATE AND TIME].

* Save - If the flight plan is correct and you wish to save it,
enter S <CR>. The system displays:

Default flight plan was saved.

If you already have 10 flight plans the system displays:

You have exceeded the maximum number (10) of flight plans you
may save under your access code. If you want to save this flight
plan, you MUST delete one of your previously saved flight plans
first.

* File & Save - If the flight plan is correct and you wish
to file and save it enter FS <CR>. The system displays:

Default flight plan was saved. Flight Plan Accepted by the CSC
DUAT service and will be filed with [ARTCC/FSS] on [DATE AND TIME].

* Route Briefing - If you want to see the weather briefing for
your flight route enter R <CR>. The system displays the
weather data for points along your flight plan route then prompts
you again for the FILE, FILE/SAVE options.

See Section 8, Weather Briefing for information.

* Quit - If you wish to abort the displayed flight plan enter
Q <CR>.

9.1.3 Using a Default Flight Plan

If you select item '3' from the File a Flight Plan menu, 'Use
Default Flight Plan', you may access up to 10 previously
stored flight plans.

You may select and edit the information saved and use that information
to file a flight plan.

Your screen displays:

Enter default flight plan number, 'L' for list, or 'Q' to quit:

1. Enter the default flight plan number (1-10) <CR> to display
specified flight plan. At this time you can correct, file and/or
save the flight plan.

2. Enter 'L' <CR> to display list of stored default flight
plans identified by the departure and destination points. For
example:

   Default Flight Plans

Departure      Destination

HEF            CGS            1
DCA            JFK            2
DCA            JFK            3

Your screen displays:

Enter default flight plan number, 'A' to add, 'D' to delete, or
'Q' to quit:

* MODIFY - enter the default flight plan number (1-10) to display
the specified flight plan.

* ADD - add a new default flight plan to your list of stored flight
plans

* DELETE - delete one of your stored flight plans.

* QUIT - return to the previous menu.

3. Enter 'Q' <CR> to return to the previous menu.

9.2    Amend Flight Plan

NOTE:

Only flight plans originally filed with CSC DUATS can be amended or
canceled through CSC DUATS.

Flight plans already filed and accepted by an FSS or ARTCC cannot be
amended (or canceled) using CSC DUATS.

To amend an IFR flight plan within 60 minutes of departure time, contact
the appropriate ARTCC. To amend a VFR flight plan within 30 minutes of
departure time, contact the departure FSS. These time limits are
stipulated by FAA and are subject to change.

If you select item '2' from the Flight Plan Menu, Amend Flight Plan, the
system prompts you to amend a previously entered flight plan.

        Your screen displays:

        Enter aircraft number:

        Enter the aircraft TAIL NUMBER <CR> used when filing the flight plan
        you
        want to amend.

        Your screen displays each flight plan you filed with CSC DUATS using
        this aircraft number. They are presented in ascending order of
        departure
        time. Following each, the system will ask if the one just displayed is
        the one you want to amend.

        Your screen displays:

        1       Type of flight plan:        IFR
        2       Aircraft tail number:       N1234
        3       Acft type/special equip:    C120
        4       True airspeed:              110
        5       Departure point:            IAD
        6       Departure time: (UTC)       Fri Apr 26 21:00
        7       Altitude:                   100
        8       Route of flight:
        9       Destination:                DCA
        10      Estimated time enroute:     0030
        11      Remarks:
        12      Fuel on board:              0100
        13      Alternate destination(s):   ACY
        14      Pilot's name:               CSC A MARKETING
                Address:                    15 CENTER DRIVE CHANTILLY VA 20151
                Phone no.:                  703 555 1212
                Aircraft home base:         IAD
        15         Number aboard:           3
        16         Color of aircraft:       BLUE
        17         Dest contact name:       JOE
                Phone no.:                  111-222-3333

        Is this the flight plan to amend? (Y/N)

*       If this is the flight plan you wish to amend, enter Y <CR>. Enter the
        line number to modify, and press <CR>.

*       If the flight plan you want to amend has already been sent to a
        recording facility, you will get the message:
        Flight plan is in the process of being sent to the ARTCC at [FACILITY
        (LOCATION)]
        You will have to call the facility to amend the flight plan.
*       If this is not the flight plan you wish to amend enter N <CR> to
        display any additional flight plans. When all have been displayed
        your screen displays:
        All flight plans for this aircraft under your access code have been
        viewed.

9.3    Cancel Flight Plan

NOTE:

Only flight plans originally filed with CSC DUATS can be amended or
canceled through CSC DUATS.

Flight plans already filed and accepted by an FSS or ARTCC cannot be
canceled (or amended) using CSC DUATS.

NOTE:

To cancel an IFR flight plan within 60 minutes of departure time,
contact the appropriate ARTCC. To cancel a VFR flight plan within 30
minutes of departure time, contact the departure FSS. These time limits
are stipulated by FAA and are subject to change.

If you select item '3' from the Flight Plan Menu, Cancel Flight Plan,
the system prompts you to cancel a previously entered flight plan.

        Your screen displays:

        Enter aircraft number:

Enter the aircraft TAIL NUMBER <CR> used when filing the flight plan.

Your screen displays each flight plan you filed with CSC DUATS using
this aircraft number. They are presented in ascending order of departure
time. Following each flight plan, the system will ask you if this is the
one which you want to cancel.

        Your screen displays:

        1    Type of flight plan:       IFR
        2    Aircraft tail number:      N1234
        3    Acft type/special equip:   C120
        4    True airspeed:             110
        5    Departure point:           IAD
        6    Departure time: (UTC)      Fri Apr 26 21:00
        7    Altitude:                  100
        8    Route of flight:
        9    Destination:               DCA
        10   Estimated time enroute:    0030
        11   Remarks:
        12   Fuel on board:             0100
        13   Alternate destination(s):  ACY
        14   Pilot's name:              CSC A MARKETING
             Address:                   15 CENTER DRIVE CHANTILLY VA 20151
             Phone no.:                 703 555 1212
             Aircraft home base:        IAD
        15        Number aboard:        3
        16        Color of aircraft:    BLUE
        17        Dest contact name:    JOE
             Phone no.:                 111-222-3333

        Is this the flight plan to cancel? (Y/N)

*       If this the flight plan you wish to cancel, enter Y <CR>.
*       If this is not the flight plan you wish to cancel enter N <CR> to
        display any additional flight plans. When all have been displayed
        your screen displays:
        All flight plans for this aircraft under your access code have been
        viewed.
*       If the flight plan has already been sent to a facility for
        processing, then the system responds with:
        Flight plan is in the process of being sent to the ARTCC at [FACILITY
        IDENTIFIER].
        You cannot cancel this flight plan through the CSC DUATS system. Call
        the facility if you want to cancel this flight plan.

9.4    View Flight Plan

NOTE:

Only flight plans originally filed with CSC DUATS can be viewed through
CSC DUATS. Flight plans already filed and accepted by an FSS or ARTCC
cannot be viewed using CSC DUATS.

View Flight Plan allows you to retrieve a weather briefing for flight
plans filed in this session.

If you select item '4' from the Flight Plan Menu, View Flight Plan, the
system prompts you to view a previously entered flight plan.

        Your screen displays:

        Enter aircraft tail number:

        Enter the aircraft tail number for the flight plan you want to
        view.

        If no flight plans are currently recorded in the system for a given
        aircraft, then the system will respond with:

        No flight plan exists for this aircraft under your access code.

Your screen will display each flight plan you filed with CSC DUATS using
this aircraft number. They are presented in ascending order of departure
time. Following each flight plan the system asks if this is the one you
want to view.

        Your screen displays:

        1    Type of flight plan:        IFR
        2    Aircraft tail number:       N1234
        3    Acft type/special equip:    C120
        4    True airspeed:              110
        5    Departure point:            IAD
        6    Departure time: (UTC)       Fri Apr 26 21:00
        7    Altitude:                   100
        8    Route of flight:
        9    Destination:                DCA
        10   Estimated time enroute:     0030
        11   Remarks:
        12   Fuel on board:              0100
        13   Alternate destination(s):   ACY
        14   Pilot's name:               CSC A MARKETING
             Address:                    15 CENTER DRIVE CHANTILLY VA 20151
             Phone no.:                  703 818 5619
             Aircraft home base:         IAD
        15        Number aboard:         3
        16        Color of aircraft:     BLUE
        17        Dest contact name:     JOE
             Phone no.:                  111-222-3333

        Is this the flight plan to view? (Y/N)

*       If this the flight plan you wish to view, enter Y <CR>. You will
        then be prompted:
        Enter 'R' for route wx briefing, or 'Q' to quit:
        You may enter R <CR> to receive a weather briefing for this route
        or you may enter Q <CR> to finish viewing this flight plan.
*       If this is not the flight plan you wish to view enter N <CR> to
        display any additional flight plans. When all have been displayed
        your screen displays:
        All flight plans for this aircraft under your access code have been
        viewed.

9.5    Close VFR Flight Plan

Close Flight Plan will allow you to notify the filed destination tie in
FSS that you have landed safely.

When you select Close VFR Flight Plan (item 5) from the Flight Plan
Menu, your screen displays:

        Aircraft tail number:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Aircraft tail number:   [N1234]       

1.      Enter your aircraft TAIL NUMBER <CR> or press <CR> to accept
        the default if one is displayed. For example: N61CT <CR>

        Your screen displays:

        Acft type/special equip:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Acft type/special equip:      [C120]

2.      Enter the AIRCRAFT TYPE<CR> or, if applicable, enter the
        AIRCRAFT TYPE / enter special equipment. Press <CR> to accept
        the default if one is displayed. For example: PA28 <CR>

        Your screen displays:

        Departure point:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Departure point:              [IAD]

3.      Enter the 3-5 character ID for your DEPARTURE <CR> or press
        <CR> to accept the default. Enter ! <CR> if you need help
        encoding a location name.

        Your screen displays:

        Filed Destination:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Filed Destination:            [DCA]

4.      Enter the 3-5 character ID for the DESTINATION <CR> which you
        filed or press <CR> to accept the default. Enter ! <CR> if you
        need help encoding a location name.

        Your screen displays:

        Actual Destination:

        Or, if you have a default value data, the system displays:

        Actual Destination:           [DCA]

5.      Enter the 3-5 character ID for the ACTUAL DESTINATION <CR> at
        which you landed. Enter  !  <CR> if you need help encoding a
        location name.

        Your screen displays:

        Remarks:

6.      You may enter any pertinent remarks regarding the flight.
        Your screen displays:

        Enter 'C' to close or 'Q' to quit:

7.      Enter C <CR> to file the VFR flight plan closure or
        Enter Q<CR> to cancel the command.

        If you enter a C <CR>, the system will respond with:

        Closure message filed with CSC DUATS and is being forwarded to
        [FACILITY NAME] Flight Service at [DATE AND TIME]

9.6    Flight Planner (selections 6,7,8)

The flight planner is designed to assist the pilot by computing and
printing a flight log. The flight planner can be directed to produce a
route from the departure airport to the destination airport completely
automatically, or it can be given an origin, intermediate points, and a
destination.

The flight planner utilizes sophisticated algorithms to rapidly compute
a true shortest-path route. It utilizes the full FAA database of
airways, airports and navigation aids for the continental U.S., and
automatically takes advantage of the up-to-date winds aloft information
available on DUATS. For options to modify the flight planner profile, select 
selection 7 Modify Flight Planner Profile.  For information on how to use the 
Flight Planner, use the Flight Planner User's Guide which may be obtained 
through selection 8 of the Flight Plan Menu.


10.0  ENCODE

Select '3' from the  DUATS Main Menu to encode city names (or city,
state names), airport names, NAVAID names, or weather reporting
locations.

        Your screen displays: "Enter aircraft tail number:":

1.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.
        Your screen displays: "Enter name:"

2.      Enter the ELEMENTS for which you wish to display an ID and press
        <CR>. These elements are 3-42 characters with an optional 2
        character state ID.

        If a state ID is specified, it must be preceded by a comma. For
        example:

        Enter name: pittsburgh, pa

        Matches by station name:
        5G8     airport PITTSBURGH BOQUET AIRPARK JEANNETTE,PA
        PIT     airport PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL PITTSBURGH,PA
        8G4     airport PITTSBURGH METRO PITTSBURGH,PA
        4G0     airport PITTSBURGH-MONROEVILLE MONROEVILLE,PA

        Matches by city name:
        42PN    airport PITTSBURGH,PA ALLEGHENY GENERAL HOSPITAL
        EMERGENCY
        46PA    airport PITTSBURGH,PA ST MARGARET MEMORIAL
        HOSPITAL
        5PS3    airport PITTSBURGH,PA ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER
        8G4     airport PITTSBURGH,PA PITTSBURGH METRO
        AGC     airport PITTSBURGH,PA ALLEGHENY COUNTY
        PA16    airport PITTSBURGH,PA SHADYSIDE HEALTH EDUCATION
        and RESEARCH CORP
        PIT     airport PITTSBURGH,PA PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL
                etc.

If no state name is entered, your screen displays all matching locations
in the U. S. For example:

        Enter name: washington dulles <CR>

        Matches by station name:

        IAD airport WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL WASHINGTON, DC

        Enter more names to encode or Q <CR> to quit.


11.0    DECODE/EXTENDED DECODE

11.1    Decode

Select '4' from the CSC DUATS Main Menu to decode location, facility,
and airway IDs. You may decode up to 10 IDs at a time, separating each
entry with a space.

        Your screen displays: "Enter aircraft tail number:"

1.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.

        Your screen displays: "Enter ident(s):"

2.      Enter the 3 to 5 character IDs you wish to decode and press
        <CR>.

        For example:

        Enter ident(s): IAD <CR>

        IAD airport WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL WASHINGTON, DC
             fss: DCA (LEESBURG) artcc: ZDC (WASHINGTON)

        IAD      weather WASHINGTON, DC

        Enter ident(s):

        Enter more IDs to decode or Q <CR> to quit.

11.2    Extended Decode

Select '7' from the CSC DUATS Main Menu to get more detailed information
about an airport, navaid, or weather reporting locations.

        Your screen displays: "Enter aircraft tail number:":

1.      Enter your AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER <CR>.

        Your screen displays: "Enter ident(s):"

2.      Enter the 3 to 6 character ID. Up to ten IDs may be specified
        at a time, separated with SPACES (e.g., SEA SFO LAX SAN PHX SLC
        BOI DCA IAD BOS).

Airport information includes lat/long, elevation, magnetic variation,
Unicom Frequency, Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF), and the
location identifier under which NOTAMS for the airport are stored.

Extended information for airports also includes the longest runway id,
length and width in feet, and whether an Instrument Landing System is in
place for that runway. For example:

        Enter ident(s): iad

        IAD airport WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL WASHINGTON,DC
        L/L: 3857N/07727W LRN/GPS: 38-56.68N/077-27.35W Elev: 313
        fss: DCA(LEESBURG) artcc: ZDC(WASHINGTON) Notams: IAD
        Mag Var: 09W Unicom Freq: 122.950 CTAF:
        Lngst Rnwy: 01L/19R Dim: 11501 X 150 ILS: Yes

Extended information for Navaids include the lat/long, elevation, and
location identifier under which NOTAMS for the Navaid are stored (NOTAM
File). The Navaid frequency or channel for (SP )TACAN's and the magnetic
variation are also displayed for Navaids. For example:

        Enter ident(s): emi

        EMI      navaid WESTMINSTER WESTMINSTER,MD VOR/TAC

        L/L: 3930N/07659W LRN/GPS: 39-29.70N/076-58.71W Elev: 820

        fss: DCA(LEESBURG) artcc: NEW YORK Notams: DCA

        Freq: 117.90 Mag Var: 08W

        Extended information about weather stations will include the
        available weather types reported by that location. For
        example:

        Enter ident(s): pit

        PIT      weather PITTSBURGH,PA types: TAF NO METAR SD UA


12.0    MODIFY PERSONAL DATA PROFILE MENU

The first time you access the system, you are prompted to enter
"default" data about yourself, your terminal, and your aircraft. This
data is recalled by the system when you file flight plans.

To modify the "default" data you entered previously, select '5' from the
CSC DUATS Main Menu to display the Default Parameters menu:

                        Modify Personal Data Menu

        Display All Parameters          1

        Address                         2

        Telephone Number                3

        Security Authentication         4

        Character Per Line              5

        Lines Per Page                  6

        Aircraft Tail Number            7

        Acft Type/Special Equip.        8

        Aircraft Home Base              9

        Aircraft Color                  10

        Airspeed                        11

        Personal Access Code            12

        Password                        13

        Select Function (or 'Q' to quit):

1.      Display All Q Select item '1' to review the default data you
        entered. You cannot modify the data through this selection.

        Street:

        City:

        State:

        Zipcode:

        Telephone number:

        Security authentication:

        Characters per line:

        Lines per page:

        Default acft type/special equip:

        Default aircraft tail number:

        Default aircraft home base:

        Default aircraft color:

        Default airspeed:

        Personal Access Code:

2.      Modify Default Address Parameters Menu.

        Select item '2' to modify your street, city, state, or zip code
        information. The menu shown below displays. Based on your
        selection, you are prompted to enter new data.

        Street  1
        City    2
        State   3
        Zip code        4

3.      Modify Telephone Number.

        Select item '3' to modify your stored telephone number. The
        format is NNN NNN NNNN.

4.      Modify Security Authentication.
        Select item '4' to modify your stored alternate security
        authentication. This data can be used to verify your identity
        in the event that you misplace your access code or password.

5.      Modify Characters Per Line .

        This tells CSC DUATS how many characters your terminal can
        display from left to right (usually 80).

6.      Modify Lines Per Page.

        This tells the computer how many lines your terminal can
        display from top to bottom (usually 24; 0 = continuous).

7.      Modify Aircraft Tail Number.

        Select item '7' to modify the default aircraft tail number you
        entered previously.

8.      Modify Aircraft Type/Special Equipment.

        Select item '8' to modify the default aircraft type you entered
        previously.

9.      Modify Aircraft Home Base.

        Select item '9' to modify the home base you entered previously.

        Enter 3 to 12 characters.

10.     Modify Aircraft Color.

        Select item '10' to modify the default aircraft color you
        entered previously.

        The aircraft color should be no more than 12 alphabetic
        characters, and possibly a '/'.

        Use either the CODE or the WORD from the following list:

        A       Amber   GD      Gold    R       Red
        B       Blue    GY      Gray    S       Silver
        BE      Beige   M       Maroon  T       Tan
        BK      Black   O       Orange  TQ      Turquoise
        BR      Brown   P       Purple  V       Violet
        G       Green   PK      Pink    W       White
                                        Y       Yellow

        For example: 'RED/BLACK' or 'R/BK'.

11.     Modify Airspeed.

        Select item '11' to modify the default airspeed you entered
        previously. The airspeed should be one of the following:

        - knots between 09 and 3700 (e.g. 115), or

        - mach speed as M followed by a number between 1 and 500 (e.g.
          M75), or

        - SC for 'speed classified'

12.     Modify Personal Access Code:

        Enter 9 or 10 numeric digits for your Personal Access Code.
        Your access code can be a telephone number, Social Security
        Number or something that is easy to remember.

13.     Modify Password.

        Select item '13' to modify your password. As a precaution, you
        may wish to modify your password from time to time; the system
        does not require that you modify your password. Your password
        should be unique and easy to remember, but not easily
        associated with you. Elements of your address, telephone
        number, or birth date should not be used.

        Your screen displays: "Enter old password:"

1.      Enter your OLD PASSWORD <CR> 

        Your screen displays: "Enter new password (8 printable
        characters - no spaces):"

2.      Enter NEW PASSWORD <CR>. Your password can consist of 8
        alpha and/or numeric characters, no spaces.

        Your screen displays: "Re-enter password for verification:"

3.      To verify that your new password was entered correctly,
        enter NEW PASSWORD <CR> again.


13.0    SERVICE INFORMATION

Select '6' from the CSC DUATS Main Menu to get information to assist
using the DUAT service. The following menu appears:

                DUATS Service Information

        DUATS Users Guide       1
        Quick Path Users Guide  2
        Messaging Service       3

        Select Function (or 'Q' to quit):

Select DUATS Users Guide to view the document on a section by section
basis.

        Select function (or 'Q' to quit): 1 <CR>

                          DUATS Users Guide Rev 3.0

        Title and Introduction                  1
        Entering Data                           2
        Help                                    3
        Connecting to CSC DUATS                 4
        New Users                               5
        How To Log On                           6
        CSC DUATS Main Menu                     7
        Weather Briefing                        8
        Flight Plan and Planner                 9
        Encode                                  10
        Decode/Extended Decode                  11
        Modify Personal Data Profile Menu       12
        Service Information                     13
        FAA/NWS Contractions                    14
        Quickpath                               15
        Available Weather Types                 16
        Error Messages and Meanings             17
        Prompts and Their Meanings              18
        Display Entire Manual			19

        Select function (or 'Q' to quit):

Select Quick Path Users Guide to view the document on a section by
section basis.

Quick Path Users Guide gives detailed information on using Quick Path
commands. Included in this guide are a list of all the Quick Path
identifiers, examples.

        Select function (or 'Q' to quit): 2 <CR>

                     Quick Path Users Guide

        Introduction and Format         1

        Quick Path Identifiers          2

        Prompts and Examples            3

        Off-line Automated Briefing     4

        Display entire guide            5

        Select function (or 'Q' to quit):

Select Messaging Service to post messages to CSC and read messages
posted by CSC. The DUAT Messaging Service Menu appears:

        Select function (or 'Q' to quit): 3 <CR>

                 DUAT Messaging Service

        Read New Personal Messages      1

        Read New CSC Info Messages      2

        Read New FAA Info Messages      3

        Send Message to CSC             4

        Display Personal Message List   5

        Display CSC Info Message List   6

        Display FAA Info Message List   7

        Messaging Service Users Guide   8
    
        Respond to DUATS Survey         9

        Select function (or 'Q' to quit):

The Messaging Service Users Guide provides detailed information on how
to post and read messages.


14.0    FAA/NWS CONTRACTIONS

Select '8' from the CSC DUATS Main Menu to decode FAA and National
Weather Service contractions. This will give you the expansion of
approved general aeronautical usage contractions and National Weather
Service and aeronautical weather usage contractions.

Your screen displays:

Since DUATS recognizes 'Q' to quit and 'H' for help, if you want the
expansion of 'Q' or 'H', enter the letter followed by '*'.

Enter general aeronautical or National Weather Service contraction. Up
to ten contractions may be specified at a time as in: ADIZ C INCL HIRL
RADAT RAVU PSG OTAS RY DLA.

A wild card option is available for finding multiple contractions with a
single command. The asterisk character '*' represents any arbitrary
character string and can be used following at least one character. For
example, to find all contractions beginning with H type 'H*'.

Your screen displays:

        Enter contraction(s): h*

        H       haze (weather reports only)                 NWS
        H24     continuous 24 hour service                  ICAO
        HAA     height above airport                        GEN
        HADA    Hawaiian Defense Area                       GEN
        HADD    Hawaiian Air Defense Division               GEN
        HADIZ   Hawaiian Air Defense Identification Zone    GEN
        HAL     height above landing                        GEN

        . . . .

        "Enter contraction(s)":


15.0    QUICK PATH

DUATS Quick Path (tm) is a means to avoid the use of DUATS menus. Quick
Path is designed for the expert user and is a convenient means of
getting to DUATS services that are frequently used.

Additionally, Quick Path allows the user to request weather briefings,
file flight plans, and obtain graphic weather products through an Off-
Line Automated Briefing (OLAB). An OLAB session is one where the user
has created a script using Quick Path commands and "runs" the script to
request and receive DUATS information. After the script is finished, the
user may then view the information, including graphic products, at their
convenience. Online interaction is not required or allowed during an
OLAB session.

For information on how to use these features see the Quick Path Users
Guide which may be obtained through selection 2 of the 'DUATS Service
Information' Menu.


16.0    AVAILABLE WEATHER TYPES

AC      Severe Weather Outlook - Available only through Abbreviated
        Location Weather.

ATC     ATCSCC Delay Information, flow control and air traffic
        advisories.

AWW     Severe Weather Forecast Alert

CWA     Center Weather Advisory

FA      Area Forecasts - Divided into two sections, each identified
        by a code: Hazards/Flight Precautions (1); Synopsis (2)

FD      Winds and Temperatures Aloft Forecasts

FDC     Flight Data Center NOTAMs - FDC NOTAMs available are those
        that have not been published in the FAA "Notices to Airmen"
        document.

TAF     Terminal Forecasts, Correction, Amendment

NO      Domestic Notice to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NS      Summary of Domestic Notice to Airmen (NOTAMs) available
        through abbreviated weather only

METAR   Surface Observations, Special Surface Observations, (SPECI)

SD      Radar Weather Reports including Special Observations

UA      Pilot Reports and Urgent Pilot Reports

WA      Airmets

WS      Sigmets and Urgent Sigmets

WST     Convective Sigmets

TW      Weather Trends (3 hours) - The current and past two hours
        Surface Observations including the latest specials for the
        location(s) selected

WW      Severe Weather Forecast

WW-A    Severe Weather Forecast Status


17.0    LIST OF Error MESSAGES AND MEANINGS

While using the DUAT service, you may see informational or error
messages during your session. In most cases they will be self-
explanatory as it will be apparent what action must be taken, if any is
required. If you need further clarification, locate the message in the
following list and follow the directions shown under User Option. If you
still have a question, call CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance. The
following message list is sorted by special characters  (in the order
"*" , ".", "<". and "=")  and then in  alphabetical order. In listed
messages where the word between the angle brackets ("< >") is in lower
case, expect to view the actual name applicable to message. For example,
the message listed as

"<location> does not report this weather type"

might appear as

"<IADCR> does not report this weather type. "

in the actual DUAT session.

Message:        *** Pilot record is not found!
Meaning:        Pilot's record is not in DUATS database.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        ***** Sorry, but you have exceeded the maximum time
                      limit. *****
Meaning:        User has exceeded the maximum time allowed for each
                duat session.
User Option:    Log in again for new session.

Message:        *** Your lack of response has caused a disconnect. ***
Meaning:        Time out on idle session.
User Option:    Log in again for new session.

Message:        ... please enter a command, or logoff ...
Meaning:        Time out warning.
User Option:    Enter a command.

Message:        <location> -- unrecognized location -- try again
Meaning:        Invalid <location> entered.
User Option:    Enter a valid location. Enter ! for assistance.

Message:       <DEFAULT_DB> ...
Meaning:        Internal Database Problem. Call CSC DUATS customer
                support.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        <DUAT> ...
Meaning:        Internal Database Problem. Call CSC DUATS customer
                support.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        <PERFORM_DB> ...
Meaning:        Internal Database Problem. Call CSC DUATS customer
                support.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        <PILOT_DB> ...
Meaning:        Internal Database Problem. Call CSC DUATS customer
                support.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        <location> does not report this weather type
Meaning:        The location <location> does not report the requested
                weather type.
User Option:    Select a locid that supports the requested weather
                type nearest the desired location.  Enter ! for
                assistance.

Message:        <location> is not a valid identifier
Meaning:        The location <location> is not a valid location.
User Option:    Select a valid location identifier. Enter ! for
                assistance.

Message:        <location> is not a weather or NOTAM reporting station
Meaning:        The location <location> is not a weather or NOTAM
                reporting station.
User Option:    Select a weather reporting station nearest the desired
                location. Enter ! for assistance.

Message:        <location> does not report this weather type
Meaning:        The location <location> does not report the requested
                weather type.
User Option:    Select a site nearest the desired location that
                reports the requested weather type.  Enter ! for
                assistance.

Message:        <location> is not a valid location identifier
Meaning:        The location <location> is not a valid site.
User Option:    Select a valid location identifier. Enter ! for
                assistance.

Message:        <location> is not a weather reporting station
Meaning:        The location <location> is not a weather reporting
                station.
User Option:    Select a weather reporting station nearest the desired
                location. Enter ! for assistance.

Message:        ===> Invalid selection.
Meaning:        The selection made is not in the selection menu.
User Option:    Enter a selection choice listed in the menu.

Message:        ===> Message does not exist.
Meaning:        User enters a wrong message number when trying to view
                messages.
User Option:    Enter a valid message number from those displayed on
                screen.

Message:        ===> There are no more directory screens.
Meaning:        User is at the last directory screen in Messaging
                Service.
User Option:    All screens have been viewed. The user has the option
                of returning to the first screen or exiting the
                messaging service.

Message:        ===> Unable to allocate directory space
Meaning:        Bulletin board error. Call CSC customer support.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        ===> Unable to allocate space for active message array
Meaning:        Bulletin board error. Call CSC customer support.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        ===> Unable to display directory at this time
Meaning:        Bulletin board error. Call CSC customer support.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        ===> Unable to read messages at this time
Meaning:        Bulletin board error. Call CSC customer support.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        ===> You have entered an invalid command.
Meaning:        User entered an invalid command.
User Option:    Enter a valid command. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        ===> You have no NEW personal messages.
Meaning:        User has no new personal messages.
User Option:    User has option to exit messaging service, and/or
                select other options.

Message:        ===> You have no personal messages.
Meaning:        User has no personal messages.
User Option:    User has option to exit messaging service, and/or
                select other options.

Message:        ===> You have read all your messages.
Meaning:        User has read all messages.
User Option:    User has option to exit messaging service, and/or
                select other options.

Message:        AC reports are only available through the selected
                location
Meaning:        AC weather reports are only allowed in Abbreviated
                Weather Briefings.
User Option:    Select Abbreviated Briefing option on Weather Briefing
                menu to view AC weather reports.

Message:        Access code not verified
Meaning:        Pilot incorrectly entered verification of newly-
                assigned access code.
User Option:    Re-enter access code.

Message:        Airport identifier not following STAR
Meaning:        A STAR is not followed by an airport in the route of
                flight.
User Option:    Enter a valid fix before the STAR group in the route.
                Enter ! for a valid fix.

Message:        Airport identifier not proceeding SID
Meaning:        Departure point should proceed SID in route.
User Option:    Correct route so that an airport identifier is
                included proceeding the SID.

Message:        Airway does not intersect with airway
Meaning:        Adjacent airways in the route of flight do not
                intersect each other.
User Option:    Enter new route. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Airway has multiple intersections with airway
Meaning:        Adjacent airways in the route of flight have multiple
                intersections.
User Option:    Enter new route. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        All flight plans for this aircraft under your access
                code have been viewed.
Meaning:        No more stored flight plan to view.
User Option:    User has option to view stored flight plans again
                and/or select other options.

Message:        Collective ID does not exist
Meaning:        Invalid Collective ID entered.
User Option:    Enter a valid Collective ID. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Color cannot be more than 12 characters.
Meaning:        Aircraft color string is too long.
User Option:    Enter a valid color less than 12 characters. Enter '?'
                for assistance.

Message:        DUATS has no certificate number on file for the name
                provided.
Meaning:        Certification number entered is not in FAA airmen
                file.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        DUATS is assigning you a new access code.  Please
                enter the following information as prompted.
Meaning:        Prompting new user.
User Option:    Respond appropriately to prompts.

Message:        Database locked please stand by . . .
Meaning:        Database is temporarily not available.
User Option:    Database should be available within a minute.
                Otherwise Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for
                assistance.

Message:        Decoded output malloc error.
Meaning:        Internal code check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Decoded output realloc error
Meaning:        Internal code check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Default flight plan was NOT deleted
Meaning:        Internal code check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Default flight plan was NOT saved ...
Meaning:        User has already had maximum number of saved flight
                plan.
User Option:    Delete one of the previously stored flight plans
                before attempting to store another.

Message:        Default or invalid timezone selection.
Meaning:        Invalid timezone selected.
User Option:    Select a valid timezone. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Element must be preceded by a fix
Meaning:        Route element in question must be preceded by a fix.
User Option:    Enter new route. Enter '?' or use Flight Planner for
                assistance.

Message:        Error in adding your record to the database, please
                call CSC at (1-800-345-3828).
Meaning:        Internal Database Problem.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Error in deleting your Personal Access Code. Please
                try again.
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Try again or call CSC. Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828
                for assistance.

Message:        Error in modification of your Personal Access Code.
                Please try again.
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Try again or call CSC. Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828
                for assistance.

Message:        Error inserting index for flight plan
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Error queuing closure message
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Error reading 'DUATticketno.' - call CSC at (1-800-
                345-3828).
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Error reading DUAT<access/visit>code - call CSC at (1-
                800-345-3828).
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Error reading State/Collective file
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Error reading record
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Error seeking record
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Error writing 'DUATticketno.' - call CSC at (1-800-
                345-3828).
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Error writing DUAT<access/visit>code - call CSC at (1-
                800-345-3828).
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Error writing record
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Exit not specified from airway
Meaning:        No exit point for airway in route of flight.
User Option:    Enter new route. Enter '?' or use Flight Planner for
                assistance.

Message:        Flight plan cannot be accepted - too near departure
                time
Meaning:        Flight plan is filed too close to departure time.
User Option:    FAA regulations specify that flight plans must be
                filed: One hour before departure time for IFRs and
                DVFRs, and 30 minutes before departure for VFRs.

Message:        H and B are the only valid weight types for this
                aircraft
Meaning:        Invalid weight type entered for heavy aircraft.
User Option:    Select a valid weight type for your aircraft. Enter
                '?' for assistance.

Message:        Help is not available for this topic.
Meaning:        System error.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Identical flight plan already filed - this plan NOT
                accepted
Meaning:        Current flight plan is identical to a filed flight
                plan.
User Option:    Change flight plan input variables (departure, time of
                departure, tail number, route).

Message:        If you need assistance, please call...
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Incomplete indicators are not allowed
Meaning:        Incomplete Tailoring indicator is not supported.
User Option:    Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid 2-letter state code.
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter a valid state id. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid Emergency Radio Values
Meaning:        Invalid Emergency Radio Value entered for ICAO flight
                plan.
User Option:    Enter valid Radio Value. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid FBO facility.
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid FBO facility. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid Life Jacket Value
Meaning:        Invalid Life Jacket Value entered for ICAO flight
                plan.
User Option:    Enter valid Life Jacket Value. Enter '?' for
                assistance.

Message:        Invalid Personal Access code, code must be 9 or 10
                numeric digits
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Re-enter Personal Access code, or contact CSC at 1-
                800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Invalid Radius
Meaning:        Invalid Radius entered.
User Option:    Enter valid radius. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid Route; <airway> has a gap between <locationi>
                and <location>. Please check your airway, charts and
                complete your route.
Meaning:        Self-explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid route or use Flight Planner for
                assistance.

Message:        Invalid Survival Equipment Values
Meaning:        Invalid Survival Equipment Value entered for ICAO
                flight plan.
User Option:    Enter valid values. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid aircraft color
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid color. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid color
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid color. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid aircraft tail number
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid tail number. Aircraft tail number is 2 to
                7 alphanumeric characters. The first character MUST be
                a letter (normally 'N').

Message:        Invalid aircraft type/special equipment
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid aircraft type. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid airport identifier following STAR
Meaning:        Airport following STAR in route of flight is invalid.
User Option:    Enter valid airport. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid airport identifier preceding SID
Meaning:        Airport preceding SID in route of flight is invalid.
User Option:    Enter valid airport. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid airport identifier:
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid airport identifier. Enter '?' for
                assistance.

Message:        Invalid airspeed
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid airspeed. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid altitude for selected briefing level
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid altitude. Altitude should be within the
                bounds specified by your menu selection.  You may also
                go back (by using 'Q') and select the other altitude
                (Low/High). Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid certificate #. Maximum length is 9 characters
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Re-enter certificate number. Contact CSC at 1-800-345-
                3828 for assistance if not accepted.

Message:        Invalid character <character> input
Meaning:        Invalid character entered for access code or last
                name.
User Option:    Re-enter certificate number. Characters must be in A-Z
                and/or 0-9.

Message:        Invalid character in password ...
Meaning:        Non-printable character in password.
User Option:    Re-enter password. Characters must be in A-Z and/or 0-
                9.

Message:        Invalid city
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid city. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid cruising altitude
Meaning:        Invalid cruising altitude entered for flight plan.
User Option:    Enter valid cruising altitude. Altitudes must be
                entered in hundreds of feet.

Message:        Invalid departure time - departure times limited to 24
                hours in advance
Meaning:        Flight plan is filed too early.
User Option:    Enter flight plan within 24 hour time period.

Message:        Invalid departure time - not enough time to file
Meaning:        Flight plan is filed too late.
User Option:    FAA regulations state that IFRs and DVFRs must be
                filed one hour before departure.  VFRs may be filed 30
                minutes before departure.

Message:        Invalid dinghie capacity
Meaning:        Invalid dinghie capacity entered for ICAO flight plan.
User Option:    Enter valid capacity (1-999). Enter '?' for
                assistance.

Message:        Invalid enroute delay specification
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid enroute delay. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid entrance for airway
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Determine correct airway entrance and enter into
                route. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid entry for airway
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Determine correct entry for airway. Enter '?' for
                assistance.

Message:        Invalid entry was received. Value of 24 is assumed.
Meaning:        Invalid lines per page value entered.
User Option:    Lines per page must not exceed 99. Valid entry is 0-
                99. A default of 24 is assumed, if no entry is
                specified.

Message:        Invalid entry was received. Value of 80 is assumed.
Meaning:        Invalid characters per line value entered.
User Option:    Characters per line must not exceed 99. Valid entry is
                20-99. A default of 80 is assumed, if no entry is
                specified.

Message:        Invalid estimated time enroute
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Estimated time enroute must be entered in the hhmm
                format.

Message:        Invalid exit from airway
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Determine correct airway exit and enter into Route.
                Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid field number:
Meaning:        Invalid field number selected while editing flight
                plan.
User Option:    Enter field number from those displayed.

Message:        Invalid first name
Meaning:        Numeric character found in first name.
User Option:    Enter valid first name. Characters must be in A-Z or
                a-z.

Message:        Invalid fixed radial specification
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid flight plan number
Meaning:        Invalid flight plan number of flight plan entered.
User Option:    Enter valid flight plan number from those displayed.

Message:        Invalid flight plan type
Meaning:        Flight plan type is not IFR, VFR or DVFR.
User Option:    Enter valid flight plan type from those displayed.

Message:        Invalid fuel time
Meaning:        Invalid fuel time for flight planner.
User Option:    Fuel time must exceed the time enroute.

Message:        Invalid hemisphere specification
Meaning:        Self explanatory
User Option:    Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid home base
Meaning:        Invalid aircraft home base entered.
User Option:    Enter valid home base. Enter '!' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid identifier for alternate:
Meaning:        Invalid alternate destination entered.
User Option:    Enter valid alternate destination. Enter '!' for
                assistance.

Message:        Invalid identifier for departure:
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid locid. Enter '!' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid identifier for destination:
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid locid. Enter '!' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid last name
Meaning:        Numeric character found in last name or first
                character in last name is non-alphabetic.
User Option:    Enter valid last name.  Characters must be in A-Z or
                a-z.

Message:        Invalid locations specified
Meaning:        Invalid location entered for Area Briefing.
User Option:    Enter valid Departure Point. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid login
Meaning:        User entered invalid password 3 times
User Option:    Login to DUATS again. Enter valid password.

Message:        Invalid middle initial
Meaning:        Middle initial contains a number.
User Option:    Enter valid middle initial. Character must be in A-Z
                or a-z.

Message:        Invalid name length
Meaning:        Name is too long or too short.
User Option:    Re-enter name. Characters must be in A-Z or a-z. Name
                must be between 1-35 characters in length.

Message:        Invalid number aboard
Meaning:        Invalid number aboard entered.
User Option:    Enter valid number aboard. Value must be greater than
                zero.

Message:        Invalid number of dinghies
Meaning:        Invalid number of dinghies for ICAO flight plan.
User Option:    Enter valid number of dinghies, up to 99.

Message:        Invalid number of identifiers
Meaning:        Number of Locations has exceeded the maximum allowed.
User Option:    Re-enter locids. Only ten locids are allowed.

Message:        Invalid password length
Meaning:        Password Length is not between 6 to 8 printable
                characters.
User Option:    Re-enter password. Password should be between 6 to 8
                characters.

Message:        Invalid quick path name <Name>, check Quick Path
                Reference List.
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Check Quick Path guide for valid quickpath
                identifiers.

Message:        Invalid re-entry specification
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Determine correct re-entry point and enter into route.
                Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid reply... please enter Y or N or Q
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter 'Y', 'N' or 'Q'.

Message:        Invalid response
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter a valid response. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid route element identifier
Meaning:        Choose valid LOCID along route.
User Option:    Correct errored element and re-enter route. Enter '?'
                for assistance.

Message:        Invalid route element in SID/STAR group
Meaning:        SID/STAR must be along route.
User Option:    Enter valid element. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid route information for weather briefings
Meaning:        Invalid route location for weather briefings.
User Option:    Enter valid locids. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid selectionQpress <RETURN> to continue
Meaning:        The selection made is not in the selection menu.
User Option:    Enter a selection choice listed in the menu.

Message:        ===> Invalid selections.
Meaning:        The selection made is not in the selection menu.
User Option:    Enter a selection choice listed in the menu.

Message:        Invalid socal route identifier
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid id. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid state abbreviation
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid state id. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid two letter state abbreviation
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid state id. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid state code
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid state code. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid 2-letter state code.
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid state code. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid state id
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid state id. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid street
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid street address. Characters must be in A-Z,
                a-z, or 0-9.

Message:        Invalid telephone number
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid telephone number. Characters must be in 0-
                9 and must be in the form nnn nnn nnnn.

Message:        Invalid time--must be between 0000 and 2359.
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter a valid time, between 0000 and 2359 (UTC).

Message:        Invalid selection - please re-enter
Meaning:        The selection made is not in the selection menu.
User Option:    Enter a selection choice listed in the menu.

Message:        Invalid selection - pleas check type-in.
Meaning:        The selection made is not in the selection menu.
User Option:    Enter a selection choice listed in the menu.

Message:        Invalid Time of Departure.
Meaning:        Error when inputting time.
User Option:    Re-enter time in correct format.

Message:        Invalid transition following SID
Meaning:        Invalid transition point in route of flight.
User Option:    Determine correct transition point and re-enter route.
                Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid transition preceding STAR
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Determine correct transition point and re-enter route.
                Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid two letter state abbreviation.
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter valid state id. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Invalid zip code.
Meaning:        Zip code is not 5 numeric characters.
User Option:    Enter valid zipcode. Zipcode must be five digits in
                length. Characters must be in 0-9.

Message:        LEG TABLE OVERFLOW:     route has too many points.
Meaning:        Too many points in route.
User Option:    Enter a route that does not exceed the maximum amount
                of fixes.

Message:        Last name does not match that in AIRMEN file
Meaning:        Certification number exists, but pilot entered last
                name does not match name associated with certification
                number in FAA Airmen file.
User Option:    Login in to DUATS again with correct last name and
                certificate number. Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for
                further assistance.

Message:        NOTAM SUMMARY (NS) weather type is no longer
                available. NOTAM (NO) file type will be substituted.
Meaning:        NOTAM summary is not available for the briefing type
                selected.
User Option:    Select Abbreviated Weather briefing to display NOTAM
                Summaries.

Message:        NOTAM data may not be current due to a US NOTAM
                Service interruption at ...<time>. A recheck of data
                prior to departure may be warranted.
Meaning:        NOTAMs are not being received due to error at U.S.
                NOTAM Office.
User Option:    Continue with briefing. Recheck for NOTAMs later or
                contact FSS.

Message:        New password must be different from old password - no
                change made
Meaning:        New password is the same as the old password.
User Option:    Select a new password that differs in at least one
                character from the old password.

Message:        New password not verified - no change made
Meaning:        The two new passwords are not identical.
User Option:    Select change password, and re-enter new password. Be
                sure that you enter it the same both times the system
                asks for the new password.

Message:        No Weather/NOTAM data currently available due to loss
                of incoming data at <time stamp>. You may go ahead and
                file a flight plan or access the system later for full
                service.
Meaning:        WMSC line failure.
User Option:    Continue with non-weather selections. Try again later
                to retrieve weather.

Message:        No Weather/NOTAM data currently available due to
                system failure. Full service is expected to resume at
                ...<time>
Meaning:        DUATS system is restoring weather.
User Option:    Log in to DUATS at displayed time for updated
                information.

Message:        No default flight plans stored under your access code.
Meaning:        User tried to retrieve a non-existing default flight
                plan.
User Option:    Enter a flight plan and save it before attempting to
                retrieve it.

Message:        No departure specified
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter a departure point.

Message:        No flight plan amended
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Select 'Amend Flight Plan' to change flight plan
                parameters.

Message:        No flight plan exists for this aircraft under your
                access code.
Meaning:        User tried to retrieve a non-existing flight plan.
User Option:    Enter a flight plan and save it, before attempting to
                retrieve it.

Message:        No forecasted winds available for departure time
Meaning:        CSC DUATS information message.
User Option:    None

Message:        No record found for access code provided.
Meaning:        Pilot entered access code that is not in the database.
User Option:    Attempt to log in to DUATS and re-enter access code.
                Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 if still unable to
                login.

Message:        Old password not verified - no change made
Meaning:        Incorrect old password entered.
User Option:    Select change password and re-enter old password.

Message:        One or more entries in your 'Default Parameters' are
                blank. To display all items select '5' followed by
                '1'.  Select the appropriate parameter menu item to
                update.
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Follow given instructions to complete entries.

Message:        Only Lifeguard and Coast Guard aircraft are authorized
                to file less than 30 minutes prior to departure time.
                Is your flight (1) Lifeguard, (2) Coast Guard,
                (3)  Other?
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    FAA regulations state that flight plans must be filed
                one hour before departure for IFRs and DVFRs, and 30
                minutes before departure for VFRs.

Message:        Password incorrect
Meaning:        Incorrect password entered.
User Option:    Enter valid password.

Message:        Please specify at least 3 characters for searching.
Meaning:        Search key is too short.
User Option:    Enter valid search key.

Message:        Route has too many elements
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Select shorter route. Enter '?' or user Flight Planner
                for assistance.

Message:        Route is too long
Meaning:        Route of flight is too long.
User Option:    Select shorter route between points. Enter '?' for
                assistance. You may also use the Flight Planner.

Message:        SID/STAR group id is not a valid route element
Meaning:        Invalid route element.
User Option:    Select a fix within the SID/STAR group. Enter '?' for
                assistance.

Message:        Sorry, help is not available at this time.
Meaning:        Help is being updated or not currently available.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        System Error: Unable to schedule 'wxrec'
Meaning:        DUATS system check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        System error reading SID/STAR fac record
Meaning:        DUATS system check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        System error reading airway fac record
Meaning:        DUATS system check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        System error, invalid departure or destination
Meaning:        DUATS system check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828.

Message:        T is the only valid weight type for this aircraft
Meaning:        Invalid type entered for 'light' aircraft.
User Option:    Select 'T' as the weight type, or select a different
                aircraft.

Message:        Tailoring indicator must be first route element
Meaning:        Tailoring indicator is not first element in route of
                flight.
User Option:    Enter tailoring indicator in route as first element.

Message:        Tailoring indicator must be followed by a fix
Meaning:        Tailoring indicator is not followed by a fix.
User Option:    Enter fix as second element in route.

Message:        Tailoring indicators are not allowed
Meaning:        Not supported.
User Option:    Enter a different route. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        The route specified is greater than DUATS can handle.
                Recompute route and eliminate several waystops
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter modified route.

Message:        There are no new or old messages.
Meaning:        No messages exist for the user.
User Option:    Exit Messaging Service or choose another option.

Message:        There are no stored aircraft profiles.
Meaning:        No stored aircraft profiles in DUATS.
User Option:    Create a new aircraft profile, and store it.

Message:        Transition not specified following SID
Meaning:        Missing Transition point following SID.
User Option:    Determine correct transition point and reenter route.

Message:        Unable to initialize key
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Unable to modify messages at this time.
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Attempt to modify messages at a later time.

Message:        Unable to open for reading
Meaning:        Internal code check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Unable to open 'DUATticketno.' - call CSC at (1-800-
                345-3828).
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Unable to open DUAT<access/visit>code - call CSC at
                (1-800-345-3828).
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Unable to open FAA airmen file contact CSC at (1-800-
                345-3828).
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Unable to open data file <filename> - call CSC at (1-
                800-345-3828) for assistance.
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Unable to open index file <filename> - call CSC at (1-
                800-345-3828) for assistance.
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Unable to process menu selection
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Unable to read active array
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Unable to read file
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Unable to read messages at this time.
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Attempt to read messages at a later time.

Message:        Unable to send message
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Unable to update FAA_TO_PILOT active array
Meaning:        Internal Code Check.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Unknown departure point
Meaning:        Invalid departure point.
User Option:    Select a valid locid. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Unknown record type:
Meaning:        Unknown weather type.
User Option:    Enter a valid report type. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        VFR or DVFR cannot be a route
Meaning:        The word "VFR"  or "DVFR" is in route of flight.
User Option:    Enter route with valid fixes. Flight plan types may
                not be included as fixes.

Message:        VFR or DVFR must be followed by identifier of
                departure point.
Meaning:        Route element followed the word "VFR" or "DVFR" must
                be the same as the departure point.
User Option:    Enter new route, or enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        Value must be at least <value> and no greater than
                <value>.
Meaning:        Entered value is not within range.
User Option:    Enter value within specified range.

Message:        Value must be between <value> and <value> knots or
                between Mach <value> and <value>
Meaning:        Entered value is not within range.
User Option:    Enter airspeed within specified range.

Message:        Warning: session will end in 2 minutes.
Meaning:        Disconnect warning.
User Option:    Exit DUATS and log in to new session.

Message:        Weather/NOTAM data may not be totally current due to a
                loss of incoming data at time <time>. A recheck of
                conditions prior to departure may be warranted.

Meaning:        Intermediate warning following WMSC failure. Some data
                is valid.
User Option:    Continued with briefing.

Message:        You do not have a Personal Access Code.
Meaning:        User has not set his Personal Access Code but tried to
                use one.
User Option:    Create a Personal Access Code using 'Modify Default
                Parameters' from DUATS Main Menu.

Message:        You have already been assigned a DUATS access code.
Meaning:        User logged in with name and certification number, but
                an access code has already been assigned.
User Option:    Login to DUATS using displayed access code and valid
                password.

Message:        You have entered an invalid command.
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Enter failed command. Enter '?' for assistance.

Message:        You have no new messages.
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Exit Messaging Service, or choose another option.

Message:        You have no stored aircraft profiles.
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Save an aircraft profile before attempting to retrieve
                it.

Message:        You have reached the end of your messages.
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    View messages again, exit Messaging Service, or select
                other options.

Message:        You may store a maximum of <#> aircraft profiles.
                Please delete an aircraft profile or modify an
                existing one.
Meaning:        Maximum number of aircraft profiles allowed has been
                reached.
User Option:    Delete a previously stored aircraft profile before
                attempting to save another.

Message:        Your PILOT access has been disabled by the service.
Meaning:        Access to DUATS has been denied.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Your address is incorrect. Update your address by
                selecting menu item '5', followed by menu item '2'.
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Follow instructions to update user profile.

Message:        Your flight plan departure is no longer valid. Please
                enter a new one:
Meaning:        Current flight plan departure point is no longer
                valid.
User Option:    Enter a different departure point in flight plan.

Message:        Your flight plan destination is no longer valid.
                Please enter a new one:
Meaning:        Current flight plan destination is no longer valid.
User Option:    Enter a different destination in flight plan.

Message:        Your flight plan route is no longer valid. Please
                enter a new one:
Meaning:        Current route of flight is no longer valid.
User Option:    Enter a new route in flight plan.

Message:        Your profile already contains <PAC> as your personal
                access code.
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Choose 'Modify Default Parameters' to change personal
                access code.

Message:        Your requested code has been selected by another pilot
                and is not available.
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Choose another personal access code.

Message:        Call us for assistance
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Contact CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for assistance.

Message:        Current hourly report not available for <loc_id>
Meaning:        Current weather report is not available.
User Option:    Continue with briefing.

Message:        Current report not available
Meaning:        Self explanatory.
User Option:    Continue with briefing.

Message:        No current area forecast data.
Meaning:        FA weather data not available.
User Option:    Continue with briefing.

Message:        No current radar weather report data.
Meaning:        SD weather data not available.
User Option:    Continue with briefing.

Message:        No current station observation data.
Meaning:        SA weather data not available.
User Option:    Continue with briefing.

Message:        No current terminal forecast data.
Meaning:        FT weather data not available
User Option:    Continue with briefing.

Message:        No reports available for <location>
Meaning:        No weather report available for <location>.
User Option:    Continue with briefing.

Message:        Previous report not available for <location>
Meaning:        The previous hourly surface observation in not
                available.
User Option:    Continue with briefing.

Message:        Weather report not filed
Meaning:        SA weather report not filed
User Option:    Continue with briefing.

Message:        Previous report not available for <location>
Meaning:        The previous hourly surface observation in not
                available.
User Option:    Continue with briefing.

Message:        Weather report not filed
Meaning:        SA weather report not filed
User Option:    Continue with briefing.

18.0   Prompts and their Meanings

The CSC DUAT service is a menu/prompt based system.  You will be
presented with many menu selections along with prompts so that the
system can obtain necessary information needed to present you with the
proper weather briefing or perform the appropriate flight plan related
activity.  Most prompts are self-explanatory.  If you are not sure on what
to enter at any prompt, enter a "?" and depress return.  You will be
given help appropriate to the prompt you are responnding to.  If you
are still not sure what to enter, call CSC at 1-800-345-3828 for
assistance.

Prompt:    A message can be up to 20 lines, 75 characters per line.
           Enter message (blank line to exit):
           Enter <S> to send message, or
           Enter <M> to modify message, or
           Enter <D> to display message only, or
           Enter <Q> to quit without sending message
Meaning: Self-explanatory.

Prompt:   Acft type/special equip:
Meaning:  The user is being prompted to provide an aircraft
          designation for the equipment most frequently used
          when flying.

Prompt:   Actual Destination:
Meaning:  Destination airport where the aircraft will land.
          This will be placed in the remarks field to notify
          FAA personnel of the location of the aircraft.

Prompt:   Address:
Meaning:  User's current addresss.  Please keep the address up to
          date, because it will be used for search and rescue.

Prompt:   Aircraft home base:
Meaning:  Self-explanatory.

Prompt:   Aircraft type:
Meaning:  Authorized aircraft designator, listed according to
          manufacturer.

Prompt:   Alternate Destination:
Meaning:  Optional field. Airport identifier(s) separated by SPACES.

Prompt:   Altitude: (hundreds of ft)
Meaning:  Cruising altitude in hundreds of feet.

Prompt:   Are The Dinghies Covered (Y/N):
Meaning:  Self-explanatory.  Prompt for ICAO Flight Plan.

Prompt:   Choose the time zone for the plain language briefing:
Meaning:  Self-explanatory.

Prompt:   Color of aircraft:
Meaning:  Aircraft color - 12 characters maximum.
          Valid colors include:

          A  Amber      GD Gold      R  Red
          B  Blue       GY Gray      S  Silver
          BE Beige      M  Maroon    T  Tan
          BK Black      O  Orange    TQ Turquoise
          BR Brown      P  Purple    V  Violet
          G  Green      PK Pink      W  White
                                     Y  Yellow

Prompt:   Color of Dinghies:
Meaning:  Color of dinghies (1 - 4 characters).  Prompt for ICAO flight
          plan.

Prompt:   COM/NAV/Approach  equip:
Meaning:  Preceding the slash, insert one letter as follows:

          N - if no equipment for the route to be flown is carried,
              or the equipment is unservicable.
          S - if standard COM/NAV equipment for the route to be flown
              is carried and serviceable.

          Indicate the COM/NAV equipment available and serviceable,
          and the serviceable SSR equipment carried, each separated
          by a slash.

Prompt:   Cruising speed:
Meaning:  Airspeed in knots between 09 and 1000 (e.g., 115),
          mach speed as a M followed by a number, representing
          hundredths of a mach, between 1 and 500, or SC for
          speed classified.

Prompt:   Departure point:
Meaning:  Departure airport identifier or a lat/long point.
          Lat/long  points must lie within conterminous
          United States or Alaskan regions.

Prompt:   Departure time: UTC (hhmm)
Meaning:  Estimated time of departure (UTC).  Time must be entered
          either in HHMM (hours and minutes), or +MMMM (minutes past
          the current time).

Prompt:   Dest contact name:
Meaning:  Optional field. Enter destination contacts name - 33
          characters maximum.

Prompt:   Destination:
Meaning:  Enter destination airport identifier or a lat/long point.
          Lat/long points must lie within conterminous United States
          or Alaskan regions.

Prompt:   Do you want the official FAA weather briefing displayed
          prior to its plain language translation [Y/N]? [N]:
Meaning:  Self-explanatory.

Prompt:   Emergency Radio: Type of emergency radio.)
Meaning:  Type of emergency radio. (e.g., UHF, VHF).  Prompt for
          ICAO flight plan.

Prompt:   Endurance: (hhmm)
Meaning:  Fuel on board as 'HHMM' (e.g., 0430).  Prompt for ICAO
          flight plan.

Prompt:   Enter a unique identifier such as mother's maiden name:
Meaning:  If the user forgets the access code and password, this
          information can be obtained using the security
          authentication.  An example of such an authentication
          is mother's maiden name.

Prompt:   Enter aircraft tail number:   [N1234]
Meaning:  2 to 7 alphanumeric characters used as the aircraft id.
          The first character must be a letter.

Prompt:   Enter airspeed:
Meaning:  The airspeed shoutld be entered in one of the following
          formats:

          -  knots between 09 and 1000 (e.g., 115)
          -  mach speed expressed as M followed by a number, representing
             hundredths of a mach, between 1 and 500
          -  SC for 'speed classified'

Prompt:   Enter area code and telephone number (nnn nnn nnnn):
Meaning:  Self-explanatory.

Prompt:   Enter 'C' to close or 'Q' to quit:
Meaning:  Close your VFR flight plan.  Entering 'C' will send
          the closure immediately to the tie-in facility for
          the filed destination.

Prompt:   Enter city:
Meaning:  City in which user lives.

Prompt:   Enter contraction(s):
Meaning:  FAA/NWS Contractions.  Contraction user wants to decode.

Prompt:    Enter default characters per line for your display screen.
           Most display screens use 80 characters.
           Numbers may range from 20 to 99:
Meaning:   Self-explanatory.  A default of 80 characters is selected if no
           input is given.

Prompt:   Enter default flight plan number,
          'L' for list, or 'Q' to quit:
Meaning:  Choose 'L' to list all flight plans stored under your access code,
          or 'Q' to quit.

Prompt:   Enter default flight plan number,
          'A' to add, 'D' to delete, or 'Q' to quit:
Meaning:  Choose 'A' to create a new flight plan, 'D' to delete a previously
          stored flight plan, or 'Q' to quit.

Prompt:    Enter default lines per page for your display screen.
           Most display screens are 24 lines long.
           Numbers may range from 0 (constant scroll) to 99:
Meaning:   Self-explanatory.  A default of 24 is entered if no input is given.

Prompt:    Enter departure transition:
Meaning:   Enter a SID or initial route for the flight.  The SID or initial
           route must end in a VOR which is part of the Jet Route system.

Prompt:    Enter Desired Type(s):
Meaning:   Enter weather report types to view.

Prompt:    Enter DUAT access code -or- last name:
Meaning:   Enter access code you received upon first login to DUATS, or ,
           if you are a new user or have forgotten your access code, enter
           your last name.

Prompt:   Enter field number(s) to correct, 'F' to file,'S' to save,
          'FS' to file and save, 'R' for route wx briefing, or 'Q' to quit:
Meaning:  Enter the displayed field number next to the portion of the flight
          plan to edit, or enter 'F' to file the displayed flight plan,  'S' to
          save the displayed flight plan, 'FS' to file and save the displayed
          plan, 'R' to view a standard briefing along the selected route, or
          'Q' to quit.

Prompt:   Enter ident(s):
Meaning:  Enter location identifiers to decode.

Prompt:    Enter <N> for next screen, or
           Enter <message#> to read specific message, or
           Enter <M> to mark all new messages as old, or
           Enter <Q> to quit, or
           Press RETURN to read next new message
Meaning:  Self-explanatory.  Choose a messaging option, or 'Q' to quit.

Prompt:   Enter name:
Meaning:  Enter the location to encode (encode will display the corresponding
          location identifier).

Prompt:   Enter old password:
Meaning:  Enter the current password you would like to change.

Prompt:   Enter password (6 to 8 printable characters - no spaces):
Meaning:  Enter the password you will use for login purposes.

Prompt:   Enter Personal Access Code:
Meaning:  Enter the personal access code for security authentification.

Prompt:   Enter route:
Meaning:  Enter the route used to reach the destination for flight plan filing
          purposes.

Prompt:   Enter selection:
Meaning:  Enter the number corresponding to the menu item you wish to select on
          the Encode/Decode Menu.

Prompt:   Enter State/Collective Id(s):
Meaning:  Enter the two-letter state abbreviation for the state whose weather
          you wish to view, or, for collective states, such as CA, AK, and TX,
          enter the collective name.

Prompt:   Enter street:
Meaning:  Enter your home's street address.

Prompt:  Enter two letter state abbreviation:
Meaning: Enter the two-letter state abbreviation of the state in which you live.

Prompt:   Enter your password:
Meaning:  Enter the password you selected upon initial login to DUATS.

Prompt:   Enter zipcode:
Meaning:  Enter the zipcode of your home address.

Prompt:   Est time enroute: (hhmm)
Meaning:  Enter the estimated time in hours and minutes it will take you to
          reach your destination.

Prompt:   Filed Destination:
Meaning:  Enter the destination airport used in the filed VFR flight plan.
          This will be used to file the closure message.

Prompt:   Flight rules:(IFR,VFR,Y,or,Z)  [IFR]
Meaning:  Type of flight plan. (VFR - V, Z, or VFR -- IFR - I, Y, or IFR).

Prompt:   Fuel on board: (hhmm)
Meaning:  Amount of fuel in plane in hours and minutes.  Fuel should exceed
          time en route by at least 45 minutes.

Prompt:    Jackets:
Meaning:   Type of life jackets.  Prompt for ICAO flight plan.

Prompt:    Level: (hundreds of ft)
Meaning:  Cruising altitude in hundreds of feet.

Prompt:   Locations:
Meaning:  Location identifiers (up to 10) which you wish to view
          weather reports.

Prompt:   Number aboard:
Meaning:  Number of persons in aircraft, including pilot(s).

Prompt:   Number Of Dinghies:
Meaning:  Number of dinghies in aircraft.  Prompt for ICAO flight plan.

Prompt:   Other Information:
Meaning:  Optional field.  Enter remarks, 80 character maximum.  Used for ICAO
          flight plans.

Prompt:   Persons on board:
Meaning:  Number of persons in aircraft, including pilot(s).

Prompt:   Phone no. (nnn nnn nnnn):
Meaning:  Pilot's home phone number.

Prompt:    Pilot in command:
Meaning:   Self-explanatory.

Prompt:    Pilot's name:
Meaning:   Self-explanatory.

Prompt:    Please confirm exit (Y/N), or
           enter S to start new session:
Meaning:   Enter 'Y' to exit session, 'N' to continue the same session, or 'S'
           to start a new session.

Prompt:     ... press RETURN to continue
Meaning:   Self-explanatory.

Prompt:    Radius: nm
Meaning:   Enter radius as a number between 10 and 100 nautical miles to
           establish a local weather radius.

Prompt:    Re-enter password for verification:
Meaning:   Enter new password again for verification.

Prompt:    Remarks:
Meaning:   Optional flight plan remarks for domestic flight plan filing.

Prompt:    Remarks about safety equip:
Meaning:   Optional remarks concerning safety equipment for ICAO flight plan.

Prompt:    Route Corridor Width:
Meaning:   Enter width that will be configured on each side of the flight route.

Prompt:    Select function (or 'Q' to quit):
Meaning:   Select the number corresponding to the menu item of your choice, or
           'Q' to quit.

Prompt:    SUBJECT:
Meaning:   Message subject.

Prompt:    Survival Equipment:
Meaning:   Type of survival equipment available.  Prompt for ICAO flight plan.

Prompt:    Total Capacity Of Dinghies:
Meaning:   Total capacity of dinghies (1 - 999).  Prompt for ICAO flight
           plan.

Prompt:    Tropical Depression and/or Hurricane Advisories are
           available. Do you wish to see them? (Y/N) [N]:
Meaning:   Self-explanatory.

Prompt:    True airspeed: (knots)
Meaning:   Cruising speed in knots.

Prompt:    Type of flight:(S,N,G,M,or,X)
Meaning:   Flight type. Choose 'S' to use scheduled service flight, 'N' to
           use non-scheduled air transport operations, 'G' to use general
           aviation flight, 'M' to use military flight, or 'X' for any
           other category.

Prompt:    Type of flt plan: (IFR/VFR/DVFR)
Meaning:   Type of flight plan. Choose 'I' to file an IFR flight plan,
           'V' to file a VFR flight plan, or 'D' to file a DVFR flight
           plan.

Prompt:    Use this route [Y/N]? [Y]
Meaning:   Self-explanatory.

Prompt:    View ATC delay and flow control advisories: (Y/N) [N]
Meaning:   ATC data that affects your route exists.  Enter N if the
           advisories are not to be displayed.

Prompt:    Weather Types:
Meaning:   Weather report types you would like to view.

Prompt:    Wind Aloft Corridor Width:
Meaning:   Enter width between 10-600 for a corridor along the route of
           flight for the winds aloft reporting sites.


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