Handed to approach after takeoff

After taking off from Brimingham, I was handed to the Brimingham approach from tower. I checked in, then asked for flight following to London Luton. The approach controller told me to please check help pages, so what do I tell once handed to approach (The approach frequency is that of the same airport I took off from)?

Chances are he told you to check help pages because you requested a flight following. It is better to request radar vectors or an ils. If this was on the playground the controller probably thought approach was only for aircraft coming to his airport.

Airliners are not supposed to fly FF / VFR on advanced server. That is probably why :)

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@Aernout @masonh2479 Thanks for the advice. I will use it next time I get handed over to apporach.

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If you have a flight plan to your destination you can use the “checkin” and approach or departure will take care of you.

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Didn’t know that, thanks!

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