Southern California Rotorcraft Association

Voluntary Beacon Codes for Helicopter Operations

UPDATE: An update to this story is available here.

In April, the FAA issued a Letter to Airmen advising that the voluntary beacon codes of 1205 (general aviation VFR helicopters) and 1206 (public service helicopters) would be adopted through April 10, 2019. The details of the LoA are available at the link below.

PDFVoluntary Beacon Codes for Helicopter Operations (FAA)