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The Sector File <- Download Link
You can also use the auto-download feature of EuroScope to obtain the latest version.

Found a bug while using the new sector file? That’s anything from an auto-handoff that doesn’t work, to a missing position, to a misbehaving agreement… Use the EuroScope department of the helpdesk!

Alternate ownerships for observing/mentoring

It's possible for mentors to get the correct sector ownerships without needing to select a primary frequency. Just go to Other settings...Sector ownership setup, click 'select all' and select 'Mentoring TWR/APP' from the list. For mentoring on LON_*_CTR (or SCO_CTR) you will need to select the relevant 'Observing LON_*_CTR' option instead to specify which sector(s) you are interested in.

The LON_*_CTR can also be used for observing purposes rather than mentoring, but this requires a quick edit of the UK.ese file to tell Euroscope what your log-in callsign for observing will be. (E.g. HS_OBS.) Open UK.ese in Notepad or another text editor and the line to edit is at the top and clearly indicated. There's also an 'Observing London FIR' option that will give you ownership of every sector in the FIR, regardless of who else is online.

Adjacent airports shown when using the General Setting 'Set active APT by owned sectors'

There is now an option to choose which departure airports to show, by means of a special runway 00 at '000A Show adjacent departure airports' in the Runway Selector dialogue. This mainly affects London and Scottish Control sectors.

Option 1, with a selected runway 00 on the right hand side (under DEP or ARR, or both, doesn't matter): the departure list will show departures from all airports within the sector, or immediately adjacent to it.

Option 2, with no runway 00 selected: the departure list will show departures only from airports for which you have top-down responsibility for TWR services. That is, only when nobody else is covering it. This is the mode of operation found in previous versions of the sector file.

Updating the sector file in the controller pack

If you're using a controller pack later than 2020/02 - you can use the auto-download tool built in to Euroscope. This will automatically download the new sector file and ask if you want to use it in place of the previous version.

If you prefer to do things manually, if your ASR is looking for a file called "UK.sct" - you can simply rename the sectorfile you have downloaded. If you want to have some automation, you can change each ASR to look for UK_yyyy_mm.sct and add your new sector file to the folder located at Euroscope\UK\Data\sector\...  - Euroscope will prompt you to use the latest version of the sector file each time you load Euroscope.

 

Contributing to the Project

We always welcome contributions as the sector file works best when we all work towards keeping it updated. Below you can find the repository of data and the guide to contributing to our sector file in a future cycle.

 

Repository

Contributing Guide

Edited by Chris Pawley

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New version 2019/06 now available

  • Added Newcastle (EGNT) RNAV transitions, RNAV approaches and STARs
  • Updated Agreements for Newcastle Inbounds
  • Updated Agreements for Solent Inbounds
  • Updated Biggin Hill (EGKB) STARs
  • Updated Birmingham (EGBB) SIDs
  • Updated Bournemouth (EGHH) STARs
  • Updated Cambridge (EGSC) STARs
  • Updated Doncaster (EGCN) STARs
  • Updated Edinburgh (EGPH) SMR
  • Updated London/City (EGLC) STARs
  • Updated London/Gatwick (EGKK) SMR
  • Updated London/Heathrow (EGLL) SMR
  • Updated London/Heliport (EGLW) Frequency
  • Updated London/Luton (EGGW) STARs
  • Updated London/Stansted (EGSS) STARs
  • Updated Lower Airways
  • Updated Fixes for new airways and procedures
  • Updated Frequencies for 8.33 kHz spacing
  • Updated Southampton (EGHI) STARs
  • Updated Southend (EGMC) STARs
  • Updated Upper Airways

Other Changes

  • Added Birmingham (EGBB) descent/director lines
  • Added indicators for climbing/descending agreements for AC South
  • Corrected Agreement for London/Gatwick (EGKK) outbounds via SFD on easterlies
  • Corrected Agreements for TC NE, TC East and AC Clacton for traffic via C/C1/C2 exit points
  • Updated Frequency assignments for 136.xxx
  • Updated London/Heathrow (EGLL) CPT SID for UKCP
  • Updated Static Boundaries for Manchester TMA sectors

A huge thanks to those people who have contributed to this release

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New version 2019/07 now available

Changes:

AIRAC 2019/06

  • Updated Isle of Man CTA
  • Updated London/Heathrow (EGLL) STARs

AIRAC 2019/07

  • Updated Airway N160
  • Updated CAM NDB location
  • Updated East Midlands (EGNX) SMR
  • Updated Lands End (EGTC) frequencies
  • Updated London/Gatwick (EGKK) frequencies
  • Updated Welshpool (EGCW) frequencies
  • Updated Wycombe Air Park/Booker (EGTB) Frequencies
  • Updated Wycombe Air Park/Booker (EGTB) Runway Heading

Other Changes

  • Added indicators for climbing/descending agreements for PC Sectors
  • Added indicators for climbing/descending agreements for TC East / AC Clacton Sectors
  • Added indicators for climbing/descending agreements for TC North Sectors
  • Corrected AC Daventry to AC South agreements
  • Removed London/City (EGLC) & Biggin Hill (EGKB) STARs
  • Updated London/Gatwick (EGKK) SMR
  • Updated Magnetic Variation

A huge thanks to those people who have contributed to this release: @Nathan Innes, @Nathaniel Leff, @Adam Turner. @George Peppard , @Kye Taylor and @Harry Sugden

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New version 2019/08 now available

Changes:

AIRAC 2019/06

  • Added Birmingham (EGBB) Fixes for new SIDs
  • Updated St. Athan (EGDX/EGSY) ICAO code

AIRAC 2019/07

  • Updated Danger Areas D701Z to D704
  • Updated Danger Areas D809C/N/S

AIRAC 2019/08

  • Updated Alderney (EGJA) Frequency
  • Update Danger Areas D005A/B
  • Update Danger Areas D006B/C
  • Updated Lower Airways to RNAV
  • Updated Jersey (EGJJ) Threshold Coordinates
  • Updated Upper Airways to RNAV

Other Changes

  • Fixed ownership for observing LTC_E_CTR

A huge thanks to those people who have contributed to this release: @Tom Earl and @Harry Sugden

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New version 2019/09 now available

Changes:

AIRAC 2019/06

  • Updated London/Gatwick STARs

AIRAC 2019/07

  • Updated Biggin Hill (EGKB) SMR
  • Updated Manchester (EGCC) SMR

AIRAC 2019/09

  • Updated Airways to RNAV
  • Updated Cambridge (EGSC) Squawk Code Range
  • Updated Cranfield (EGTC) SMR
  • Updated Lerwick/Tingwall ( EGET) Frequency
  • Updated London/Heathrow (EGLL) Frequency
  • Updated Nottingham (EGBN) Frequecy

Other Changes

  • Added Agreement for GP outbounds (PC WAL – PC NOR)
  • Added Agreement for SS outbounds (TC NW – AC WOR)
  • Added PC Wallasey Sector functionality
  • Corrected Stavanger Ownership
  • Updated Belfast Ownership
  • Updated London/Heathrow SMR
  • Updated PC Sector Definitions
  • Updated Sector definitions between PC Humber and London S10

A huge thanks to those people who have contributed to this release: @Tom Earl , @Nathan Innes, @Eric Liu, @Harry Sugden, @Kye Taylor and @Adam Turner

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New version 2019/10 now available

Changes:

AIRAC 2019/06

  • Updated Airways to RNAV

AIRAC 2019/09

  • Updated Exeter (EGTE) SMR

AIRAC 2019/10

  • Added a number of MOD airfields added to AIP
  • Removed NGY NDB – replaced with ORVUL
  • Updated Airways to RNAV
  • Updated London/Gatwick (EGKK) SIDs
  • Updated London/Heathrow (EGLL) SMR
  • Updated London/Heathrow (EGLL) STAR

Other Changes

  • Added Agreement arrows from external sectors
  • Added Agreement arrows from Scottish Antrim
  • Added Agreement arrows from Scottish TC
  • Added Agreement arrows from TC South
  • Added Observing functionality to Scottish TC
  • Added Sumburgh (EGPB) online rings
  • Corrected Agreement Brest -> Worthing for EGLC inbounds
  • Corrected Agreement Brussels -> Clacton for EGKK inbounds
  • Corrected Agreement Daventry->Worthing for EGBB outbounds
  • Corrected Agreement East->S10 typo
  • Corrected Agreement Wallasey -> S5 typo
  • Corrected Agreement Wallasey -> Stafa typo
  • Corrected Manchester (EGCC) RMA sector
  • Removed obsolete Airways lines
  • Updated Aberdeen (EGPD) SMR
  • Updated TC East Sectors
  • Updated Scottish Sectors

A huge thanks to those people who have contributed to this release: @Adam Farquharson, @Nathaniel Leff, @Eric Liu , @George Peppard, @Tom Sirett, @Harry Sugden and @Adam Turner

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New version 2019/11 now available

Changes:

AIRAC 2019/10

  • Updated Irish Sea & Strangford CTAs

AIRAC 2019/11

  • Updated Cranfield (EGTC) SMR
  • Updated Edinburgh (EGPH) SMR
  • Updated London Sector Frequencies
  • Updated London/Gatwick (EGKK) SMR

Other Changes

  • Added Agreement Arrows for Scottish AC East sectors
  • Added Belfast Aldergrove (EGAA) and Belfast City (EGAC) outbound agreements
  • Added London South Central observing functionality
  • Corrected EISN position identifier
  • Updated Brest & Paris FIR Danger Areas
  • Updated Brussels FIR Danger Areas
  • Updated London/Southend (EGMC) ownership
  • Updated REFSO area naming

A huge thanks to those people who have contributed to this release: @Chad Byworth, @Harry Sugden and @Kye Taylor

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New version 2019/12 now available

Changes:

AIRAC 2019/07

  • Updated airways to RNAV

AIRAC 2019/11

  • Updated airways (U)Y311 & (U)Y312 to RNAV

AIRAC 2019/12

  • Added agreement S8->AC Daventry for London/Heathrow (EGLL) inbounds via FITBO
  • Added Birmingham (EGBB) STAR
  • Added Birmingham (EGBB) CTA 10
  • Added Cotswold CTA 15-18
  • Added Daventry CTA 23 & 24
  • Removed airway N54
  • Updated airway L179
  • Updated airway L180
  • Updated airway L22
  • Updated airway L620
  • Updated airway N17
  • Updated airway N19
  • Updated airway N40
  • Updated airway N546
  • Updated airway N864
  • Updated airway UL9
  • Updated airway UN864
  • Updated airway Y8
  • Updated Biggin Hill (EGKB) & London/City (EGLC) STARs
  • Updated London/Gatwick (EGKK) STARs
  • Updated and redesignated a number of upper airways as combined upper/lower routings
  • Updated West CTA

Other Changes

  • Added agreement TCSW -> AC Worthing for London/Heathrow (EGLL) outbounds not via SAM
  • Corrected agreement TC NW -> AC Daventy for London/Heathrow (EGLL) outbounds via WELIN
  • Corrected airway N864 definition
  • Corrected ATZ ring display at London/City (EGLC)
  • Corrected danger area LFP6-1 display
  • Corrected position identifiers for London Control
  • Corrected Tilstock (EGCT) location and frequency
  • Removed Church Fenton (EGXG)
  • Removed duplicate & outdated conventional airways
  • Updated agreement AC Worthing->S23 for Cardiff (EGFF) inbounds
  • Updated agreement Montrose- >Talla for ScoTMA inbounds
  • Updated London/Heathrow (EGLL) SMR

A huge thanks to those people who have contributed to this release: @Chad Byworth, @Lewis Corcoran , @Adam Farquharson, @Nathaniel Leff, @James Morrissey@Harry Sugden, @Tom Szczypinski, @Kye Taylor and @Adam Turner

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New version 2019/13 now available

Changes:

AIRAC 2019/10

  • Updated London/Gatwick (EGKK) conventional SIDs

AIRAC 2019/11

  • Added Various RNAV approach fixes
  • Updated Fix Locations

AIRAC 2019/13

  • Removed Oxford (EGTK) Runway 11/29

Other Changes

  • Added Agreement Bristol -> AC West for EGGD outbounds
  • Added Agreement PC West ->AC Daventry for EGGP outbounds
  • Added Agreement PC West->Dublin for EIDW inbounds
  • Added Wellesbourne Mountford (EGBW)
  • Corrected Agreement TC SW -> AC Worthing for EGKK outbounds
  • Corrected Airway N862 display
  • Updated Fix Coordinates
  • Updated Carlisle (EGNC) ownership

A huge thanks to those people who have contributed to this release: @Michael Bramsiepe, @Chad Byworth, @Adam Farquharson, @Aleks Nieszczerzewski and @Harry Sugden

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New version 2020/01 now available

Changes:

AIRAC 2019/12

  • Added agreements for Birmingham (EGBB) inbounds via FIGZI
  • Added Shoreham (EGKA) RNAV fixes
  • Updated airway N513
  • Updated airway N514
  • Updated airway P155
  • Updated airway Y91/UY91 to L149
  • Updated Coventry (EGBE) position name and frequency
  • Updated London/Stansted (EGSS) VRPs

AIRAC 2019/13

  • Updated airway UP17
  • Updated Coventry (EGBE) SMR
  • Updated Glasgow/Prestwick (EGPK) RNAV transitions
  • Updated Manchester (EGCC) SMR

AIRAC 2020/01

  • Amended sector boundary TC NE and TC East
  • Amended sector boundary TC SW and AC Worthing
  • Updated Blackpool (EGNH) Runway headings
  • Updated Cambridge (EGSC) Frequencies
  • Updated Carlisle (EGNC) Frequencies
  • Updated Danger Area EG D005B

Other Changes

  • Added agreement arrows for Scottish external partners
  • Added agreements for Dublin (EIDW) outbounds via Isle of Man
  • Added agreements for Newcastle (EGNT)/Teeside (EGNV) via Daventry
  • Added agreements for Manchester (EGCC)/Liverpool (EGGP) via Daventry
  • Added Dublin (EIDW) runway definition
  • Amended division of airspace in AC Daventry
  • Amended Northolt (EGWU) STARs
  • Corrected London/Gatwick (EGKK) STARs
  • Updated Dublin sectorisation and delegated airspace
  • Updated line display between PC East and PX Humber
  • Updated line display for all PC Sectors
  • Updated Liverpool (EGGP) SMR

A huge thanks to those people who have contributed to this release: @Chad Byworth, @Lewis Corcoran, @Keanu Czirjak, @Dean Lovett, @James Morrissey, @Aleks Nieszczerzewski, @Harry Sugden and @Kye Taylor

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New version 2020/02 now available

Changes:

AIRAC 2019/10

  • Updated London/Stansted (EGSS) SMR


AIRAC 2019/12

  • Updated AC West Sector Boundaries (S5/S23)

 

AIRAC 2020/02

  • Added Danger Area (D705)
  • Added Farnborough (EGLF) Ground
  • Updated Agreements TCRED->EHAA for Amsterdam FIR inbounds
  • Updated Bristol (EGGD) VRPs
  • Updated Norwich (EGSH) Squawk Codes
  • Updated London/Gatwick (EGKK) SMR

Other Changes

  • Added Agreements AC Worthing->AC Dover for Midlands inbounds
  • Added Functionality to London AC Clacton Sectors
  • Added Functionality to London TC NE Sectors
  • Added Honiley Gate
  • Removed London/Gatwick (EGKK) STARs
  • Updated Agreements S5-S29 for Newcastle (EGNT) inbounds
  • Updated Battersea (EGLW) Frequencies
  • Updated Birmingham (EGBB) Frequencies
  • Updated Fix positions and matched to ENR 4.4
  • Updated line display Birmingham (EGBB) and East Midlands (EGNX) approaches
  • Updated Observing Ownership Midlands airfields
  • Updated Observing Ownership London Central Sectors and adjacent airfields
  • Updated Observing Ownership London TC NW Sector
  • Updated Southend (EGMC) Frequencies

 

A huge thanks to those people who have contributed to this release:  @Keanu Czirjak, @Nikolas Goerlitz@Sonny Nixon, @Harry Sugden, @Nick Szewciw and @Adam Turner

 

Please note there is a breaking change to the naming convention of the sector file as of 2020/02. This will allow users to autodownload the sector file using the controller pack, but it means that members downloading the files manually will need to rename the sector file or modify their ASRs to accomodate the new name.

 

Edited by Chris Pawley

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