DueRegard wrote:What’s up everyone. Hope this is an appropriate forum for my question, if it’s not just tell me to shut up. I’ve recently been ‘given the opportunity’ to look into routing for transits over European airspace, and have noticed that CFMU validation tools don’t really give you much insight into what issues it finds with routing, aside from an error code that, fortunately, I’ve been able to find a pretty decent database for. Long story short, I’ve seen a couple pretty common errors so far, such as ‘this route is not available from FL305 - FL999’ or ‘this direct segment is too long for XXXX’, despite the fact that I’m plugging in airways from the IFR High, or that a long direct leg is the only available routing in that area. I’ve seen flight plans get filed just fine with these errors, leading me to believe that these may just be incorrect or unnecessary error returns, but I wanted to reach out and see if anyone with more experience had a better answer about the validation system, why it’s returning these errors, and what Eurocontrol is comfortable accepting vs. what errors I should really be concerned with.
That’s the quick down and dirty, I can offer some more specific instances if that would help with clarification.
JAGflyer wrote:I've had to get used to having sometimes very strange looking routes that zig-zag around to avoid certain areas due to restrictions on airspace, altitudes, airways, etc.
GalaxyFlyer wrote:Is there still OAT military only routes in Europe?
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