ROUTE CLASSIFICATION FORMULA
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In this lesson, you will learn how to classify a route using the route classification formula.
You will also learn how route information is transmitted electronically.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
You will describe the information and procedures required to classify a
route using the route classification formula.
You will be given the material contained in this lesson.
You will correctly answer practice exercise questions at the end of this
The material contained in this lesson was derived from the following
publications: FMs 101-5-1, 5-170, and 5-34.
A route classification formula is required on a route reconnaissance overlay. A route
classification formula briefly describes a specific route. The formula is made up of a series
of numbers and letters that express, in a standard sequence, the route's width, type, lowest
MLC, overhead clearance, and obstructions to traffic flow and any special conditions on the