DD Form 175 "Military Flight Plan"

What Is a DD Form 175?

DD Form 175, Military Flight Plan, is a document used to communicate a military pilot's desires to Air Traffic Control (IFR flight plan) or enables search and rescue agencies to identify an overdue aircraft and know where to look for it (VFR flight plan). Use this form for flights:

  • within the conterminous United States;
  • within the Honolulu, Alaskan, and San Juan Domestic Control Areas;
  • from the conterminous United States to Canada.

See AP/3 for special procedures to file in Hawaiian Domestic Airspace. Note: Flights from Canada to the conterminous United States shall be filed in accordance with the host country's flight plan form. Pilots operating on Military Training Routes (MTRs) should refer to AP/1B for additional entries to this Form 175.

This DoD Flight Plan is authorized by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The latest form was issued in May 1986 with all previous editions obsolete. The latest fillable DD Form 175 is available below.

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How to Fill out a DD Form 175?

Reference material can be found in greater detail in Chapter 4 of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency General Planning Flight Information Publication. Basic Form DD 175 instructions can be found below:

  1. Enter the date of the flight in local time.
  2. Enter the aircraft call sign using the applicable code from the reference material.
  3. Enter the military designation of the aircraft by entering the number of aircraft in the flight and the designation.
  4. Enter the flight plan type "I" (IFR) or "V" (VFR) as appropriate for that segment.
  5. Enter True Air Speed (TAS) to be maintained at the initial cruising altitude/flight level.
  6. Enter the location identifier of the departure airport.
  7. Enter the proposed departure time in Coordinated Universal Time
  8. Enter the initial cruising altitude/flight level in hundreds of feet
  9. Clearly define the route of flight by using Navigational Aid identifiers or fix radial distance, airway/jet route designation, named intersection and RNAV waypoint.
  10. Enter the location identifier of the full stop or final destination airport (as appropriate) opposite the last line entry in the ROUTE OF FLIGHT.
  11. Enter the estimated time en route.
  12. Enter remarks.
  13. Enter rank/ honor code
  14. In the bottom section of the form, enter the fuel onboard, alternate airfield, ETE to alternate, NOTAMS/weather, weight and balance, aircraft serial number/ unit/ home station, signature of approval authority, crew, passenger list, actual departure time, duty, name and initials, rank and SSN, and organization and location.
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PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
DATE
AIRCRAFT CALL SIGN
AIRCRAFT DESG AND
AUTHORITY:
10 USC 8012 and EO 9397.
ROUTINE USES:
To provide data required to process flight plans with appropriate air traffic
TD CODE
PRINCIPAL PURPOSE:
To aid in accurate identification of
service authorities. A file is retained by the agency processing the flight plan.
personnel participating in the filed
DISCLOSURE:
Voluntary; however, failure to provide the SSN could result in denial of flight plan
flight.
processing.
BASE OPERATIONS USE
TYPE
POINT
PROPOSED
TRUE
FLT
OF
DEPARTURE
ALTITUDE
ROUTE OF FLIGHT
TO
ETE
AIRSPEED
PLAN
DEPARTURE
TIME (Z)
REMARKS
RANK AND HONOR CODE
FUEL ON BD
ALTN AIRFIELD
ETE TO ALTN
NOTAMS
WEATHER
WT AND BALANCE
AIRCRAFT SERIAL NUMBER, UNIT, AND HOME STATION
SIGNATURE OF APPROVAL AUTHORITY
ACTUAL DEP TIME
BASE OPERATIONS USE
CREW/PASSENGER LIST
(Z)
ATTACHED
SEE PSGR
DUTY
NAME AND INITIALS
RANK
SSN
ORGANIZATION AND LOCATION
PILOT
IN
COMMAND
MILITARY FLIGHT PLAN
DD Form 175, MAY 86
Previous editions are obsolete.
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PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
DATE
AIRCRAFT CALL SIGN
AIRCRAFT DESG AND
AUTHORITY:
10 USC 8012 and EO 9397.
ROUTINE USES:
To provide data required to process flight plans with appropriate air traffic
TD CODE
PRINCIPAL PURPOSE:
To aid in accurate identification of
service authorities. A file is retained by the agency processing the flight plan.
personnel participating in the filed
DISCLOSURE:
Voluntary; however, failure to provide the SSN could result in denial of flight plan
flight.
processing.
BASE OPERATIONS USE
TYPE
POINT
PROPOSED
TRUE
FLT
OF
DEPARTURE
ALTITUDE
ROUTE OF FLIGHT
TO
ETE
AIRSPEED
PLAN
DEPARTURE
TIME (Z)
REMARKS
RANK AND HONOR CODE
FUEL ON BD
ALTN AIRFIELD
ETE TO ALTN
NOTAMS
WEATHER
WT AND BALANCE
AIRCRAFT SERIAL NUMBER, UNIT, AND HOME STATION
SIGNATURE OF APPROVAL AUTHORITY
ACTUAL DEP TIME
BASE OPERATIONS USE
CREW/PASSENGER LIST
(Z)
ATTACHED
SEE PSGR
DUTY
NAME AND INITIALS
RANK
SSN
ORGANIZATION AND LOCATION
PILOT
IN
COMMAND
MILITARY FLIGHT PLAN
DD Form 175, MAY 86
Previous editions are obsolete.
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