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You are approaching to land and are experiencing communications receiver failure. You decide to continue the flight as planned, with an approach on RWY27. Next in your flight plan is a descent from 6 000 ft to 2 000 ft. You head to transmit blind your report to ATC, followed by a complete repetition. The phraseology you will use is…

  • A

    NEXT REPORT AT TIME 1201, ALL STATIONS RECEIVING RADIO CHECK.

  • B

    NEXT REPORT FINAL RWY 27, ALL STATIONS RECEIVING RADIO CHECK.

  • C
    NEXT REPORT FINAL RWY 27, CONTINUING FLIGHT AS PLANNED.
  • D
    HEADING 270, CONTINUING FLIGHT AS PER FLIGHT PLAN.

When an aircraft is experiencing receiver failure, the pilots must advise the time of its next intended transmission. Since none of the available options appears to be 100% accurate, let's start by excluding the options with "all stations" (since the question explicitly states that you want to report to ATC). Reporting heading is also not going to be useful to indicate where you are or when you will do your next report. Therefore, the most correct option is:

  • NEXT REPORT FINAL RWY 27, CONTINUING FLIGHT AS PLANNED.

ICAO Annex 10, Volume II
5.2.2.7.1.3 Receiver failure

5.2.2.7.1.3.1 When an aircraft station is unable to establish communication due to receiver failure, it shall transmit reports at the scheduled times, or positions, on the channel in use, preceded by the phrase “TRANSMITTING BLIND DUE TO RECEIVER FAILURE”. The aircraft station shall transmit the intended message, following this by a complete repetition. During this procedure, the aircraft shall also advise the time of its next intended transmission.

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