General Aviation

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Anonymous
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278935
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General Aviation
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2014-07-15 16:51:58
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  1. Altitude shown on the altimeter
    Indicated Altitude
  2. Height above mean sea level (MSL)
    True altitude
  3. Height above ground level (AGL)
    Absolute Altitude
  4. Indicated altitude when an altimeter is set to 29.92 in Hg. Primarily used in aircraft performance calculations and in high-altitude flight.
    Pressure Altitude
  5. Pressure altitude corrected for nonstandard temperature variations
    Density Altitude
  6. Class A airspace
    18,000 - 60,000 ft
  7. Class D airspace
    In the shape of a can around an airport; Surface to 2,500 ft; Extends 4 nm;
  8. Class C Airspace
    Solid purple line; Surface to 4,800 ft (5nm) and 1,200-4,800 ft (10nm); Comprised of primary, outer circle, and outer area
  9. Class B airspace
    Upside down wedding cake; SF to 10,000 ft MSL and ~25-30 mile radius around airport
  10. Class E airspace
    Always starts at 14,500 ft MSL to 18,000 (in CONUS); Extends down to 1,200 ft AGL; Coastal water out to 12 nm

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