A108

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A108
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  1. Locally generated winds are...
    Magnetic
  2. METAR winds are magnetic or true?
    True
  3. Controlled airspace
    A,B,C,D,E
  4. Four types of airspace
    • Controlled
    • Uncontrolled
    • Special Use
    • Other Airspace Areas
  5. Class B pattern
    Solid blue
  6. Class C pattern
    Solid magenta
  7. Class D pattern
    Blue dashed line
  8. Class E
    Dashed magenta line
  9. Who flies in Class A?
    IFR flights only
  10. Clearance for class A?
    Yes
  11. Pilot qualifications for A?
    Instrument rating
  12. Chart depictions for class A?
    None
  13. Where is Class A airspace?
    Above all
  14. Class E airspace pattern from 1200' AGL
    Faded blue line
  15. Class E airspace pattern from 700' AGL
    Faded magenta line
  16. Class A airspace ft
    18,000' MSL up to and including FL600
  17. Airspeed for Class A
    < Mach 1, unless authorized
  18. Class A VFR visibility
    N/A
  19. Where is class B airspace?
    Big, busy airports
  20. Who flies in class B airspace?
    IFR and VFR
  21. Clearance required for class B?
    Yes - explicit clearance
  22. Minimum pilot qualifications for class B?
    Private pilot, Restricted student
  23. Equipment requirements for B airspace
    • 2 way radio comms
    • Transponder with mode C
  24. Clearance to enter Class B
    Explicit clearance from ATC
  25. Airspeed in Class B
    • < Mach 1 above 10,000' MSL
    • Less than or equal to 250 KIAS below 10,000' MSL
    • Less than or equal to 200 KIAS in the underlying airspace or in VFR corridor
  26. VFR visibility in Class B
    3sm
  27. VFR cloud clearance for class B
    Clear of clouds
  28. Aircraft separation in class B
    Provided by other aircraft
  29. Class B height
    Surface to 10,000 MSL with tiered layers
  30. Class B altitude depiction: 120/70
    Ceiling 12,000' MSL, floor 7,000 MSL
  31. Usually the airspace within 30 nm of the primary airport within the Class B airspace
    Mode C veil
  32. Needed to enter Mode C veil
    Transponder with Mode C (altitude encoding)
  33. Mode C veil extends from...
    Surface to 10,000' MSL
  34. Where is class C?
    Crowded city airports
  35. Who flies in mode C?
    IFR and VFT
  36. Clearance required for class C
    Two way dialogue
  37. Minimum pilot qualifications for class C
    No specific requirement
  38. Class C height
    • SFC to 4,000' AGL
    • 1,200' - 4,000' AGL
  39. Equipment requirements for class C
    • 2 way radio comms
    • Transponder with Mode C
  40. Class C airspeed
    • <_ 250 KIAS
    • <_ 200 KIAS below 2,500' AGL
  41. Class C VFR visibility
    3sm
  42. Class C VFR cloud clearance
    • 500' below
    • 1,000' above
    • 2,000' horizontal
  43. Student pilot operations in class C?
    Permitted
  44. 3 areas of class C
    • Core
    • Shelf
    • Outer
  45. Class C core
    5 nm radius from surface to 4,000' AGL
  46. Class C shelf
    5-10 nm radius from 1,200' AGL to 4,000' AGL
  47. Class C outer area
    10-20 nm radius
  48. Altitude depiction 102/85
    • Ceiling 10,200' MSL
    • Floor 8,500' MSL
  49. Where is class D airspace?
    Dwarf cities
  50. Who flies in class D?
    IFR and VFR
  51. Clearance for class D
    2 way dialogue
  52. Minimum pilot qualifications for class D
    No specific requirement
  53. Class D height
    SFC to 2,500' AGL
  54. Radius for class D
    None specified
  55. Equipment/Clearance for Class D
    • Establish and maintain 2 way radio
    • Clearance: Establish 2 way radio comms (ATC must acknowledge call sign)
  56. Class D airspeed
    • <_ 250 kts
    • <_ 200 KIAS below 2,500' AGL within 4nm
  57. VFR visibility in class D
    3sm
  58. VFR cloud clearance for Class D
    • 500' below
    • 1,000' above
    • 2,000' horizontal
  59. Ceiling depiction 72/-75
    • Ceiling 7,200' MSL to floor SFC
    • Ceiling up to but not including 7,500' MSL
  60. Where is class E airspace?
    Everywhere else (not A-D or G)
  61. Who flies in class E?
    Everyone
  62. Clearance for Class E?
    No
  63. Chart depictions for class E
    Dashed magenta, fading blue, fading magenta, castellated blue line
  64. Class E airspeed
    • <_ 250 KIAS below 10,000' MSL
    • < Mach 1 above 10,000 MSL
  65. VFR visibility for class E
    • Below 10,000' MSL: 3sm
    • Above 10,000' MSL: 5sm
  66. VFR cloud clearance for class E
    • Below 10,000' MSL: 500' below, 1,000' above, 2,000' horizontal
    • Above 10,000' MSL: 1,000' below, 1,000' above, 1 mile horizontal
  67. Class E separation
    None
  68. Student pilot operations in class E
    Allowed
  69. Class E federal airways
    1,200' AGL to 17,999' MSL
  70. Where is class G?
    On the ground, beneath class E
  71. Who flies in Class G?
    Everyone
  72. Clearance for class G
    None
  73. Class G chart depictions
    Implied by class E (airspace under E)
  74. Equipment for class G
    None
  75. Class G airspeeds
    • <_ 250 KIAS below 10,000' MSL
    • < Mach 1 above 10,000' MSL
  76. Visibility for class G
    • Below 1,200' AGL Day: 1sm
    • Above 1,200' AGL and below 10,000' MSL Day: 1sm
    • Below 10,000' MSL Night: 3sm
  77. Cloud clearance for class G
    Above 1,200' AGL Day: clear of clouds
  78. Cloud clearance above 1,200' AGL and below 10,000' MSL Day
    • 500' below
    • 1,000' above
    • 2,000' horizontal
  79. Class G cloud clearance below 10,000' MSL night
    • 500' below
    • 1,000' above
    • 2,000' horizontal
  80. Class G visibility above 10,000' MSL
    • 5 sm
    • 1,000' above
    • 1,000' below
    • 1 mile horizontal
  81. Consists of airspace of defined vertical and lateral limits established for the purpose of separating military training activity from IFR traffic
    MOA - Military Operations Area
  82. Restrictions to operating VFR in MOAs
    None
  83. Established in areas with a high volume of pilot training or unusual type of aerial activity
    Alert area
  84. MTR
    Military Training Route
  85. Protect persons and property in the air or on the surface from an existing or imminent hazard (President coming in, etc.)
    TFR - Temporary Flight Restrictions
  86. Established around areas requiring special security precautions
    NSA - National Security Areas
  87. The prevailing horizontal visibility near the earth's surface as reported by the United States National Weather Service or an accredited observer
    Ground visibility
  88. The average forward visibility observed by the pilot from the cockpit
    Flight visibility

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