Airspace

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Trevorclark94
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172586
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Airspace
Updated:
2012-09-22 17:48:30
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  1. What are the 5 Classes of controlled airspace?
    • Class A
    • Class B
    • Class C
    • Class D
    • Class E
  2. Class A airspace generally covers what elevation?
    From 18,000 feet mean sea level (MSL) up to and including Flight Level (FL) 600 (60,000 ft.)
  3. How many nautical miles out over the coast does class A airspace extend over the 48 states and Alaska?
    12 nautical miles (NM)
  4. All operation in Class A airspace is conducted under __________ flight rules?
    Instrument Flight Rules (IFR)
  5. Class B airspace extends from the surface up to __________ ft. MSL
    10,000
  6. Class B airspace is designed to contain __________ once the aircraft enters the airspace
    All published instrument procedures
  7. An ______ clearance is required for all aircraft to operate in the area
    Air Traffic Control (ATC)
  8. True/False: Seperation services are provided in Class B airspace
    True
  9. Class C airspace extends from the surface to __________
    4,000 feet above the airport eleation (charted in MSL)
  10. Class C airspace, what is the radius and height of the layer that touches the ground?
    5 NM radius/ extends upward to 1,200 feet above airport elevation
  11. Class C airspace, what is the radius and height of the upper layer?
    10 NM radius/ extends from 1,200-4,000 ft. above airport elevation
  12. Class C airspace, aircraft must establish __________ with the ATC facility prior to entering
    Two-way radio communication
  13. Class D airspace is how tall?
    2,500 feet aboce airport elevation
  14. Class D airspace, aircraft must establish __________ with the ATC facility prior to entering
    Two-way radio communication
  15. Class E airspace extends upward from __________
    The top of the B, C, D, or G airspace. Unlesss designated at a lower altitude (such as federal airways) It starts at 14,500 MSL and extends up to the bottom of Class A... Basically it's all the empty space that is still regulated
  16. Class E airspace extends ____ NM off the coast
    12 NM. It basically mirrors the bottom of Class A
  17. Class G airspace is _________ airspace
    Uncontrolled
  18. Class G airspace dimensions
    From the surface to the bottom of the overlying Class E airspace

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