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In an ATC flight plan, Item 15 (route), a cruising pressure altitude of 32000 feet would be entered as:
  • A
    S3200
  • B
    FL320
  • C
    32000
  • D
    F320

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(Source ICAO Doc 4444)

Contents of a Flight Plan
Item 15 - CRUISING SPEED, ALTITUDE/LEVEL AND ROUTE
In item 15 insert:
a) the first cruising speed as described in (A) below,
b) the first cruising level as described in (B) below, and

c) the route description as described in (C) below.

(B) Cruising Level (maximum 5 characters). Insert the planned cruising level for the first or the whole portion of the route to be flown, in terms of:

a) flight level, expressed as “F” followed by 3 figures or
Example: F085 (which means flight level 085),
b) standard metric level in tens of metres, expressed as “S” followed by 4 figures
Example: S0150 (which means 1500 metres)
c) altitude in hundreds of feet, expressed as “A” followed by 3 figures
Example: A055 (which means 5500 feet altitude)
d) altitude in tens of metres expressed as “M” followed by 4 figures
Example: M0610 (which means 6100 metres altitude)
e) only for uncontrolled VFR flights, the letters “VFR”.

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