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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||1201-1800|
|Make Model Name||Large Transport|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 121|
|Aircraft Component||Communication Systems|
|Qualification||Flight Crew Air Transport Pilot (ATP)|
|Experience||Flight Crew Last 90 Days 180|
Flight Crew Total 13888
Flight Crew Type 11430
|Anomaly||ATC Issue All Types|
Deviation - Procedural Clearance
Deviation - Procedural Published Material / Policy
Pre departure clearance had a revised segment with only one item. It showed catln. The question was; does this mean direct catln? We queried clearance delivery and they said to expect radar vectors to catln. They also said they get many queries from crews on this.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: Air carrier Captain reported that while preparing to depart MSY; they received a one word PDC revision which stated 'CATLN.' ATC's response to the crew's query; was expect radar vectors to CATLN.
Narrative: PDC had a revised segment with only one item. It showed CATLN. The question was; does this mean direct CATLN? We queried Clearance Delivery and they said to expect radar vectors to CATLN. They also said they get many queries from crews on this.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.