Hi! When told to divert, what is the best and most efficient way to divert without getting reported?
I would add a new airport to your plan and request flight following. That way the controller knows you will divert
When under ATC control:
Amend flight plan to diversion airport
Request flight following to that airport
You will receive a frequency change and proceed to divert like you would be flying to an uncontrolled airport.
Can that be done quickly on a tower frequency?
Request departure to the direction you are traveling.
Yes it can, you don’t have to make a full blown flight plan yet. Just let them see you will divert
Right understood, sometimes I’m flying VFR so what’s the best way then?
Firstly, request a frequency change once told to divert (if you didn’t receive one). Find a suitable airport for your aircraft. Change that to your flight plan. You should be good to go! Try not to interfere with aircraft around you.
Right thank you
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