Private Pilot Air Space

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RobbHawks
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Private Pilot Air Space
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2010-08-29 08:38:03
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Understanding Air Space
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  1. What is the airspace above 18,000 MSL called?
    Class A, Alpha Airspace
  2. Big airports usually have what class of airspace?
    Class B, Bravo Airspace
  3. Class B airspace has what weather minimums for VFR flight?
    Clear of clouds and 3 sm visibility.
  4. What is Crowded or Congested airspace called?
    Class C, Charlie Airspace
  5. Class C airspace has what weather minimums for VFR flight?
    500' below clouds, 2000' horizontal clearance, 1000' above clouds, and 3 sm visibility
  6. What class of airspace around Airports that have control towers but are not necessarily big or crowded but still require dialogue called?
    Class D, Delta Airspace
  7. Class D airspace has what weather minimums for VFR flight?
    500' below clouds, 2000' horizontal clearance, 1000' above clouds, and 3 sm visibility
  8. All controlled airspace that is everywhere else other than A,B, C, or D, and includes all the airways and usually the space between airways, is called what?
    Class E, Echo Airspace
  9. Class E airspace below 10,000' msl has what weather minimums for VFR flight?
    500' below clouds, 2000' horizontal clearance, 1000' above clouds, and 3 sm visibility.
  10. Class E airspace above 10,000' msl has what weather minimums for VFR flight?
    1000' below, 1000' above, and 1 sm horizontally with 5 sm visibility.
  11. What is the airspace where you can just go for it called? i.e. uncontrolled airspace.
    Class G, Golf Airspace
  12. Class G airspace below 10,000' msl but above 1200 agl has what weather minimums for VFR flight?
    500' below clouds, 2000' horizontal clearance, 1000' above clouds, and 1 sm visibility day or 3 sm visibility night.
  13. Class G airspace below 1200 agl has what weather minimums for daytime VFR flight?
    clear of clouds and 1 sm visibility.
  14. Class E airspace below 1200 agl has what weather minimums for night VFR flight?
    500' below clouds, 2000' horizontal clearance, 1000' above clouds, and 3 sm visibility
  15. Controlled airspace means space that is controlled by what?
    ATC, Air Traffic Control
  16. Air space that is not designated on a chart is called what?
    G Airspace
  17. The fuzzy side of Magenta Vignette represents Class G airspace from the floor to what altitude?
    700 feet AGL (Absolute Ground Level)
  18. In the Eastern United States almost all airspace is controlled above either of what two altitudes?
    700 or 1200 feet AGL (Absolute Ground Level)
  19. Before entering Class D airspace you must first do what?
    Contact ATC.
  20. Class D airspace becomes Class E when the ATC is doing what?
    Closed for the night.
  21. What is the only equipment requirement to fly in Class D airspace?
    A comm radio.
  22. Class C airspace is typically congested and crowded. You must establish contact with whom?
    ATC as you enter the airspace.
  23. What equipment must you have to fly in Class A, B, & C airspace?
    Comm Radio and Transponder with Mode C, or altitude reporting capaility.
  24. What Airspace requires clearance to enter?
    Class B or Bravo Airspace
  25. Class B airspace typically extends how many miles out from the airport?
    30 miles
  26. Class A airspace begins at what altitude?
    18,000 MSL (Mean Sea Level)
  27. What class of airspace are VFR pilots not allowed to fly in?
    Class A.
  28. There is no speed limit above what altitude?
    10,000 feet MSL
  29. What is the speed limit below 10,000 feet MSL?
    250 KIAS (Knots Indicated Air Speed)
  30. What is the speed limit in Class C and D airspace within four nm of airports and up to 2,500 AGL?
    200 KIAS
  31. During daylight hours Class G airspace has minimal weather minimums when operating below what altitude?
    1200 feet AGL, clear of clouds and 1 sm visibility
  32. Operating in Class G airspace during the day at altitudes between 1200 AGL and 10,000 MSL have defined weather minimums of what distance?
    500 feet below clouds, 1,000 feet above clouds, and 2,000 feet horizontally from clouds and visibility of at least 1 statute mile.
  33. Class G airspace at night requires weather minimums from the surface to 10,000' MSL of what distance?
    500 feet below clouds, 1,000 feet above clouds, and 2,000 feet horizontally from clouds and visibility of at least 3 statute miles.
  34. If you are operating VFR beneath a ceiling in Class B, C, D, or E surface area, the ceiling has to be at least how many feet above the earth's surface?
    1000 feet
  35. Special VFR clearance is only valid inside the surface area of the Class B, C, D, or E airspace and is used only when visibility and clearance from clouds have become what?
    less than 3 miles of visibility and clouds under 1000'.
  36. Class B airspace is shown by what kind of a line on a map?
    Solid Magenta with a soft magenta interior edge.
  37. Class C airspace is shown by what kind of a line on a map?
    Dashed Magenta Line with a magenta interior edge.
  38. Class D airspace is shown by what kind of a line on a map?
    Dashed Blue line with a magenta interior edge.
  39. Class E airspace with upper limit 18,000 msl and lower limit ground is shown by what kind of a line on a map?
    Solid Blue line with a light blue interior edge.
  40. Class E airspace with upper limit 18,000 msl and lower limit 700 feet is shown by what kind of line on a map?
    Dashed blue line with a light blue interior edge.
  41. Class E airspace with upper limit 18,000 msl and lower limit 1200 feet is shown by what kind of line on a map?
    Dashed blue line.
  42. Mode C Area is designated by what kind of a line on a map?
    Magenta dotted line.
  43. Restricted or Prohibited area are designated in what way on a map?
    Magenta solid line with magenta hash marks on the interior.

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