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Alias Guide — Delivery Aliases Last updated: 2019-06-24

.cor | .cor# [number] - Shortcut for clearance on request. Use the second alias to assign a sequence number.

.cdt [departure] [transition] - Use this and the next three aliases for the first half of an IFR clearance (CR in CRAFT). This one will clear a pilot along a departure procedure (SID) and transition.

.crv [fix/waypoint] - Clear the pilot via radar vectors to the specified fix/waypoint, then as filed.

.crte - Clear the pilot along the flight plan route. If you've made changes to the route, make sure to hit the "Amend Plan" button in the flight plan window first.

.ctec [TEC route code] - Clear the pilot along a TEC route.

.ccv [departure controller ID] | .ccvu - Use this and the next two aliases for the second half of an IFR clearance (the AFT in CRAFT). This one will instruct a pilot to climb via SID, expect the flight plan cruise altitude, expect the departure frequency of the specified controller, and squawk the assigned code. If no departure controller ID is specified, the pilot will be told to expect your frequency. The second alias will notify the pilot that departure is offline. Make sure to hit the "Assign Squawk" button in the flight plan window first or assign a code using F9 and the aircraft select key.

.ccvxm [altitude] [departure sector ID] | .ccvxmu - Instruct the pilot to climb via SID except maintain the specified altitude.

.calt [departure sector ID] | .caltu - Instruct the pilot to maintain 5,000 initially. If a different altitude is needed, add a number to the alias itself, e.g. ".calt7" or ".calt7u" at KLAS.

The above aliases can be combined, as in ".cdt peble6 sxc .ccvxm 15,000 1a", for a quick one-line IFR clearance. This can be even faster than a voice clearance once you get the hang of it!

.outlaxb | .outlasb | .outsanb | .tolaxb | .tolasb | .tosanb - Clear the pilot out of or into the respective bravo airspaces.

.laxvfrdp left | .laxvfrdp right - Assign a VFR aircraft the B1 or B2 departure, respectively, out of Los Angeles airport.

.vfrff [departure sector ID] - Assign VFR pilots at a bravo or charlie airport, or at a delta airport if requesting flight following, a departure frequency and squawk code.

.rbc [runway] | .rbca [runway] [ATIS code] - Advise the pilot that their readback was correct and assign a runway to expect. The second alias also advises the pilot of the current ATIS code.

.rbcho [runway] [ground controller ID] | .rbchoa [runway] [ATIS code] [ground controller ID] - For delivery controllers not working ground. Same as above but instruct the pilot to contact the specified ground controller when ready for taxi.


TEC route codes

There are two ways to automatically add a TEC route to an aircraft's flight plan. Both require that the pilot's flight plan window be open and the aircraft to be radio selected before the alias is sent.

.xxxyyya - Change the pilot's flight plan route to the appropriate TEC route for the departure airport, arrival airport, and aircraft type. Replace xxx with the three-letter identifier of the departure airport, replace yyy with the three-letter identifier of the arrival airport, and replace a with the TEC aircraft code (P, M, or J). Examples are ".sanlaxj" or ".vnycrqm". These aliases do not (currently) work for the RNAV variants like the SANP4R. The TEC route code and altitude will be added to the flight plan route for reference. Please delete them from the route before releasing the aircraft to the next controller.

.xxxx## - Change the pilot's flight plan route to the specified TEC route. Examples are ".sanp4r" or ".cstp12".