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Harry Sugden

Hi all,

For the benefit of Scottish trainees (at the moment, all 1 or 2 of them), myself, and anyone else who wants to have a read and assign the right numbers, I thought I'd post a few agreed levels that I would consider the most useful. Some of these aren't yet published on a diagram (and where they are on one, some are wrong) which is what makes mentoring someone on Scottish difficult... but this will all be fixed with the re-sectorisation project and its accompanying levels diagrams! :D

I'm just going to include the sector, and any out agreements that are relevant to a Scottish (EGPX/SCO) for that sector. You can then hopefully find the 'in' agreements as well based on those. This is not an extensive list of all the agreements that should, and in some cases already do, exist.

My format is as follows:

    - To SECTOR(, traffic that is...)
        - To/From (LOCATION) via (ROUTE) - (LEVEL) (BY HERE) (CONDITIONS)

Scottish AC West (EGPX_W_CTR)

  • To Antrim
    • To Dublin Group via TRN - FL260 by TRN
    • To Belfast Group via P6/L10/L603 - FL260 by MASOP
    • To CC GP NH NO NM CN via L10 - FL260 10NM before IOM on a HDG on the south side of the L10.
    • To ScTMA via P600 - FL260
  • To Scottish TC West (Galloway)
    • To CC GP NM CN via DCS - FL260 20NM before DCS
  • To Scottish TC East (Talla)
    • To ScTMA via ABEVI/DCS - FL260 by ABEVI
  • To London AC North
    • From PK (RFL310+) via DCS - FL310 by LAKEY/SUBUK
    • From ScTMA (excl. PK) (RFL350+) via DCS - FL350 by LAKEY/SUBUK
    • From AA/AC (RFL290+) via L10 - FL290 by KELLY on a HDG on the south side of the L10
  • To MAN_W
    • From AA/AC (RFL270) via L10 - FL270 on a HDG on the south side of the L10
    • To Midlands Group via L10 - FL270 by KELLY on a HDG on the south side of the L10

Scottish TC West (Galloway) (SCO_W_CTR)

  • To Antrim
    • From PK via P600 - FL100
    • From PF via P600 - FL160 by TRN
  • To Scottish AC West
    • From ScTMA via DCS (GOSAM) - FL250
    • From PH via P600 - FL250
  • To MAN_E
    • To CC GP NM CN via DCS - FL200 10NM before LAKEY

Antrim (BEL_APP)

  • To Galloway
    • To PF via P600 - FL110 by GIRVA
    • To PK via P600 - FL110 by TUNSO
    • To PH via P600 - FL150 TUNSO
  • To MAN_W
    • To GP CC NH NO NM CN via L10 - FL230 by KELLY on a HDG on the south side of the L10
    • From AC (RFL250) via L10 - FL250 by KELLY on a HDG on the south side of the L10
  • To Scottish AC West
    • From AA/AC via L10 - FL250 by IOM positioned on a HDG on the south side of the L10
    • From All via P600 northbound - FL250 irrespective of direction of flight.


  • To Scottish AC West
    • From CC GP NH NO via L10 - FL260 10NM before KELLY on a HDG on the north side of the L10
    • From CC GP and CN - FL240


There are loads more, but they'll be useful and easier to understand on a diagram. In the meantime, the above should be enough for the most regular of traffic we get.

Edited by Harry Sugden

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Simon Irvine

Where an agreement above overlaps one on the Antrim or Scottish TMA Agreed Levels Diagrams on the Downloads page of the website, the above post is correct.

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