- 1 Introduction
- 2 Corridor Map
- 3 Radar Corridor Parameters
- 4 Procedures & Phraseology
Radar Corridors are routes that allow aircraft to cross controlled airspace with minimum disturbance to controllers and other aircraft. These routes are primarily used by military aircraft but these can be used by any pilot. It is asked that pilots use these corridors whenever possible to allow for easier coordination and integration of aircraft. Radar Corridors Overlaid On UK Airspace
All entry-exit points are the centre points of the corridors with the width of the corridors being the full width.
Radar Corridor Parameters
DAVENTRY Radar Corridor
DEAN CROSS Radar Corridor
GAMSTON Radar Corridor
LICHFEILD Radar Corridor
SWINDON Radar Corridor
TILNI Radar Corridor
WESTCOTT Radar Corridor
LYNAS Radar Corridor
Procedures & Phraseology
When filling a flight plan the route should only contain the entry and exit point but in item 18 a remark should be placed specifying the corridor you wish to use.
With only civilian control online
|LONDON CONTROL, RFR111||RFR111, PASS YOUR MESSAGE|
|LONDON, GOOD EVENING, RFR111 BAE HAWK, CLIMBING FL100 REQUESTING TRANSIT DAVENTRY RADAR CORRIDOR AT FL100, ESTIMATED ENTRY IN 5 MINUTES||RFR111, YOU ARE CLEARED TO TRANSIT THE DAVENTRY CORRIDOR AT FL100.|
|ROGER CLEARED TO TRANSIT DAVENTRY CORRIDOR AT FL100,RFR111|
Be aware that the controller does not have to give you crossing clearance but once you enter the corridor a radar control service will be given as these are class A airspace.
With Military Controller
When Swanick military is online the aircraft will call them in the same way as above instead of the civilian control.
Swanick Military may use the RC, as long as coordination with online civilian controllers is made.