U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

ORDER
JO 7110.10X
Effective Date:
April 3, 2014
 
     
Subject:  Flight Services
 

Chapter 1. General

Section 1. Introduction

1-1-1. PURPOSE OF THIS ORDER

This order prescribes procedures and phraseology for use by air traffic personnel providing flight services. Flight service specialists are required to be familiar with the provisions of this order that pertain to their operational responsibilities and to exercise their best judgment if they encounter situations that are not covered.

1-1-2. AUDIENCE

This order applies to all ATO personnel and anyone using ATO directives.

1-1-3. WHERE TO FIND THIS ORDER

This order is available on the FAA Web site at http://faa.gov/air_traffic/publications and http://employees.faa.gov/tools_resources/orders_notices/.

1-1-4. WHAT THIS ORDER CANCELS

FAA Order 7110.10W, Flight Services, dated March 7, 2013, and all changes to it are canceled.

1-1-5. EXPLANATION OF CHANGES

The significant changes to this order are identified in the Explanation of Changes page(s). It is advisable to retain the page(s) throughout the duration of the basic order. If further information is desired, direct questions through the appropriate facility/service area office staff to Flight Services Safety and Operations Policy Group.

1-1-6. SUBMISSION CUTOFF AND EFFECTIVE DATES

This order and its changes are scheduled to be published to coincide with AIRAC dates. The effective dates will be:

Publication Schedule

Basic
or
Change

Cutoff Date
for Submission

Effective Date of Publication

JO 7110.10X

8/22/13

4/3/14

Change 1

4/3/14

7/24/14

Change 2

7/24/14

3/5/15

Change 3

3/5/15

8/20/15

JO 7110.10Y

8/20/15

2/4/16

1-1-7. DELIVERY DATES

If an FAA facility has not received the order/changes at least 30 days before the above effective dates, the facility must notify its service area office distribution officer.

1-1-8. RECOMMENDATION FOR PROCEDURAL CHANGES

Any changes to this order must be submitted to the VP, Mission Support Services, attn.: ATC Procedures Office, AJV­11:

a. Personnel should submit recommended changes in procedures to facility management.

b. Recommendations from other sources should be submitted through appropriate FAA, military, or industry/user channels.

c. Procedural changes will not be made to this order until the operational system software has been adapted to accomplish the revised procedures.

1-1-9. SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

This publication may be purchased from the U.S. Government Printing Office. Address subscription inquiries to:

Superintendent of Documents
U.S. Government Printing Office
P.O. Box 979050
St. Louis, MO 63197-9000
Online: http://bookstore.gpo.gov

FAA air traffic publications are also available on the FAA's web site at: http://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/

1-1-10. DISTRIBUTION

This order is distributed to selected offices in Washington headquarters, regional offices, service area offices, the William J. Hughes Technical Center, the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, all air traffic field facilities, international aviation field offices, and interested aviation public.

 

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