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1       Introduction 

Send Options 

This topic covers N-FP's send options. You will learn more about the send options available and you will learn how to send ACARS tranmissions. 

We estimate that this will take 5 minutes to complete.

2       Detailed Explanation 

Once the flight plan has been computed, you can send an ATC flight plan message, a change message, a delay message or a cancellation message to the default ATC filing stations. 

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Send to ATC button.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Details hyperlink.

The ATC Confirmation dialog opens after the Send to ATC button is selected. It displays the flight plan message, flight change message, flight delay message or flight cancellation message, depending on what is selected at the bottom of the window.

Details: Details Link - Clicking on this link opens the Send to ATC dialog. Add or remove ATC addresses to or from the Recipients field. Modify the message in the Message field as desired.

FPL: Flight Plan - Clicking on this option brings up the flight plan message to be sent to ATC recipients as listed in the ATC Confirmation dialog. Add or remove ATC addresses to or from the Recipients field. Modify the message in the Message field as desired.

CHG: Change - Clicking on this option brings up the flight change message to be sent to ATC recipients as listed in the ATC Confirmation dialog. Add or remove ATC addresses to or from the Recipients field. Modify the message in the Message field as desired.

DLA: Delay - Clicking on this option brings up the flight delay message to be sent to ATC recipients as listed in the ATC Confirmation dialog. Add or remove ATC addresses to or from the Recipients field. Modify the message in the Message field as desired.

CNL: Cancellation - Clicking on this option brings up the flight cancellation message to be sent to ATC recipients as listed in the ATC Confirmation dialog. Add or remove ATC addresses to or from the Recipients field. Modify the message in the Message field as desired.

Note: The CNL message pulls the latest computed ETD and not the latest ETD that was filed with ATC.

If you have the recipients already set you can click confirm to send the message. 

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Send to email recipients as: dropdown button.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Text and PDF list item.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the When: dropdown button.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Now list item.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Send button.

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Interaction 1 Click the dropdown button beside the Send Flight Package button.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the dropdown button beside the Send Flight Package button.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Send Flight Package button.

Interaction 1 Enter &SEND1 into the Recipients field.

Recipients: This field shows the default ARINC, SITA, email, email alias and fax addresses. It can be modified to add, change or remove addresses. After a flight package, flight plan, weather package or NOTAM package is sent, NFP remembers the recipients entered, and re-populates the recipients field with these values when the Send Flight Package/Flight/Weather/NOTAMs dialog is opened again. Next to the Recipients label on the Send Flight Package/Flight/Weather/NOTAMs dialog is an information context arrow.

Clicking this arrow opens a Use Default Address option. Selecting this option clears the Recipients field.

Interaction 1Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Subject input field.

Interaction 2 Enter MESSAGE TITLE into the Subject field.

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Interaction 1 Click the Send button.

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Interaction 1 Click the Send ACARS button.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Message input field.

Recipients: This field shows the default ARINC, SITA, email, email alias and fax addresses. It can be modified to add, change or remove addresses

Message: Enter message text. 

Interaction 2 Enter MESSAGE into the Message field.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Send button.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the List menu item.

The green checkmark indicates that the message has been sent successfully.

Icons on the List screen from left to right:

        Computed

        Sent to ATC 

        Sent Package

        Sent ACARS