Pushback Interaction – by Voice Commands

This remains Captain Only Actions.

RAMP AGENT: “GROUND TO FLIGHT DECK”
CAPTAIN: “GO AHEAD”

RAMP AGENT: “COMMUNICATION CHECK PLEASE AND CONFIRM BRAKES ARE SET”
CAPTAIN: “BRAKES ARE SET”

*When ready to begin the pushback sequence give the agent a couple of minutes notice”

CAPTAIN: “FLIGHT DECK TO GROUND / GROUND FROM COCKPIT / GROUND FROM FLIGHT DECK”
RAMP AGENT: “GO AHEAD”
CAPTAIN: “WE WILL BE READY IN FEW MINUTES

CAPTAIN: “FLIGHT DECK TO GROUND / GROUND FROM COCKPIT / GROUND FROM FLIGHT DECK”
RAMP AGENT: “GO AHEAD”
CAPTAIN: “CLEARED FOR PUSH, FACING NORTH/WEST ETC”

*PARKING BRAKES MUST BE RELEASED BEFORE RESPONDING”

RAMP AGENT: “RELEASE BRAKES”
CAPTAIN: “BRAKES RELEASED”

RAMP AGENT: “PUSHBACK COMPLETE, SET PARKING BRAKES PLEASE”
CAPTAIN: “PARKING BRAKE SET”

RAMP AGENT: “OKAY, THE TOW BAR IS DISCONNECTED AND THE EQUIPMENT IS CLEAR. WE WILL SEE YOU ON THE LEFT/RIGHT SIDE WITH THE PIN”
CAPTAIN: “THANKS, YOU CAN REVER TO HAND SIGNALS”

The procedure is complete