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Hello,

 

I have a question about the flight level change. I was planning a flight from LFPG to LPPT and I found that I needed to descend from FL350 to FL230 at waypoint DEVAR. I think the TOD should be at/around waypoint VIS (when comparing it to real world flights). Naturally, when I was doing the flight, I didn't start my descend until I was near ABETO. So why is PFPX telling me to start my descend way too early?? I've attached a copy of my flight plan as well for your reference.

 

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I would have expected the descent to FL230 to be listed at ATLEN as UN872 within that sector of Spain has a max FL245 as the area is FRA which is depicted in PFPX using NG2208 data:

 

 

(FPL-FGRHS-IN
-A319/M-SDE2E3FGIJ1RWY/HB1
-LFPG0715
-N0449F370 DCT LGL UT176 TERPO UN872 ERIGA UZ218 FUJTI DCT
 ATLEN/N0401F230 UN872 ABETO DCT INBOM DCT
-LPPT0213 LPBJ
-PBN/A1B1C1D1L1O1S2 SUR/EUADSBX DOF/220824 REG/FGRHS
 EET/LECM0103 LPPC0132
 CODE/3944F2 RVR/75 OPR/AFR ORGN/AFRAOCC
 PER/C
-E/0308)

 

Using Free Route Airspace and avoiding ATLEN which is not an entry point:

 

 

(FPL-FGRHS-IN
-A319/M-SDE2E3FGIJ1RWY/HB1
-LFPG0715
-N0449F370 DCT LGL UT176 TERPO UN872 ERIGA UZ218 FUJTI DCT BAKUP
 DCT BATAX DCT INBOM
-LPPT0213 LPBJ
-PBN/A1B1C1D1L1O1S2 SUR/EUADSBX DOF/220824 REG/FGRHS
 EET/LECM0102 LPPC0127
 CODE/3944F2 RVR/75 OPR/AFR ORGN/AFRAOCC
 PER/C
-E/0307)

 

 

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When you have such issue, always check upper limit on airways. For example, Italian airspace does have upper airways, but are limited to FL305 only. Then it is DCT routing.

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