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Controlled Airspace
Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D, and Class E airspace
Class A Airspace

a. Definition
airspace from 18,000 feet MSL up to and including FL 600
Class A Airspace

Operating Rules and Pilot/Equipment Requirements
ATC clearance
IFR
Class B Airpace

Definition
Surface to 10000
30 nm vail
Class B entry requirements
Clearance
2 Way radio
mode C transponder
Class B VFR visibility/cloud clearance
3 NM
Clear of Clouds
Class C Defined
10 nm vial
5nm inner vial
surface to 4000 AGL (down to 1200 AGL)
Class C VFR visibility/cloud clearance
3 NM
1000 above 500 below 2000 lateral
Class C Operations Requirements
Two way radio communications
Transponder
Class D Defined
Generally, that airspace from the surface to 2,500 feet above the airport elevation (charted in MSL) surrounding those airports that have an operational control tower.
Class D Airspace Operating requirements,
operable two-way radio is required.
Class D with tower closed
Airspace becomes class E down to 700 ft with class G below.
Class E airspace defined
Generally, if the airspace is not Class A, Class B, Class C, or Class D, and it is controlled airspace, it is Class E airspace.

Surface to 18000
Class D VFR visibility and cloud clearance
3NM
1000 above
500 below
2000
Class E VFR visibility and cloud clearance
Above 10000
5 nm 1000/1000/1 mile
Below 10000
3 nm 1000/500/2000
Class E inside shaded blue and shaded magenta
Magenta E airspace with a floor of 700
Blue E airspace with a floor of 1200
Both are tranistion areas
Class G airspace defined
Ground - non regulated - not A, B, C, D, or E
PROHIBITED AREAS
These are designated for national security. You cannot fly in them. Period.
RESTRICTED AREAS
Need permission to fly through them.
Can find times of operation on chart.
WARNING AREAS
3nm off coast over water. Weapons testing/live fire
MOA's, MILITARY OPERATING AREAS
Military Flight Training - be careful - no restriction
ALERT AREAS
This is similar to an MOA, different only in that aircraft operating in the area must observe all of the established rules and regulations- both the participants, and those transiting the area