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SID
SID
An ATC requested and developed departure route designed to increase capacity of terminal airspace, effectively control the flow of traffic with minimal communication, and reduce environmental impact through noise abatement procedures.
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source: FAA Instrument Procedures Handbook (FAA-H-8083-16)

A preplanned instrument flight rule (IFR) air traffic control (ATC) departure procedure printed for pilot/controller use in graphic form to provide obstacle clearance and a transition from the terminal area to the appropriate en route structure. SIDs are primarily designed for system enhancement to expedite traffic flow and to reduce pilot/controller workload. ATC clearance must always be received prior to flying a SID. (See IFR TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AND DEPARTURE PROCEDURES.) (See OBSTACLE DEPARTURE PROCEDURE.)
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source: FAA Pilot/Controller Glossary

Standard Instrument Departure Procedures (SIDs): Published procedures to expedite clearance delivery and to facilitate transition between takeoff and en route operations.
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source: FAA Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge (FAA-H-8083-25A)

  • ICAO: A designated instrument flight rule (IFR) departure route linking the aerodrome or a specified runway of the aerodrome with a specified point, normally on a designated ATS route, at which the enroute phase of a flight commences.
  • USA: A preplanned instrument flight rule (IFR) air traffic control departure procedure printed for pilot use in graphic and/or textual form. SIDs provide transition from the terminal to the appropriate enroute structure.
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source: ICAO Aviation Chart Glossary

Standard Instrument Departure, a pre-planned, coded ATC IFR departure routing
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source: ICAO English Pro Aviation Glossary


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