(a) Information required. Unless otherwise authorized by ATC,
each person filing a VFR flight plan shall include in it the following
(1) The aircraft identification number and, if necessary, its radio
(2) The type of the aircraft or, in the case of a formation flight, the
type of each aircraft and the number of aircraft in the formation.
(3) The full name and address of the pilot in command or, in the case
of a formation flight, the formation commander.
(4) The point and proposed time of departure.
(5) The proposed route, cruising altitude (or flight level), and true
airspeed at that altitude.
(6) The point of first intended landing and the estimated elapsed time
until over that point.
(7) The amount of fuel on board (in hours).
(8) The number of persons in the aircraft, except where that
information is otherwise readily available to the FAA.
(9) Any other information the pilot in command or ATC believes is
necessary for ATC purposes.
(b) Cancellation. When a flight plan has been activated, the
pilot in command, upon canceling or completing the flight under the flight
plan, shall notify an FAA Flight Service Station or ATC facility.