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Class G

VFR minimum Visibility and distance from clouds ?
- 1,200 FT AGL or less
>Day: 1sm/clear of clouds
>Night: 3sm/1000A 500B 2000H
-Below 10,000 FT MSL
>Day: 1 sm / Night: 3sm
> 1000A 500B 2000H
- At or Above 10,000 FT MSL
> 5sm
> 1000 A 1000 B 1 sm H
Class G

Minimum qualification &
VFR entry and equipment requirements ?
> Student Pilot Certificate

> None
Class G

What are Class G dimensions ?
- no color
typically from the surface to 700 - 1,200 FT AGL or from the surface to 14,500 MSL.
What is a Transponder ?
- a device that enhances your aircrafts identy to on the ATC radar.

- has 4,096 codes

- w/ alt. encoding is called Mode C
When must you have an operable 4,096 code transponder ?
- while operating within Class A, B, and C airspace.

- within 30 nautical miles of a Class B primary airports.

- and whenever above 10,000 FT MSL
Class E

VFR minimum Visibility and
distance from clouds ?
- Below 10,000 FT MSL
> 3 sm / 1000 A 500 B 2000 H
- At or Above 10,000 FT MSL
> 5 sm / 1000 A 1000 B 1 sm H
Class E

Min. qualification & VFR entry and equipment ?
- Student Pilot Cert.

- none
Class E

What are Class E dimensions ?
-Magenta Dashed > ground up
-Magenta Shaded > 700 n UP
-Blue Shaded > 1200 n UP
-Blue Fenced Line > differentiatal Floor MSL

also starts from 14,500 - 17,999 FT MSL and FL600 +, 12 nautical miles out coastline
Class D

VFR min. Visiblity and
distance rom the clouds ?
> 3 sm / 1000 A 500 B 2000 H
Class D

Min. qualifications & VFR
entry and equipment ?
- Student Pilot Cert.

- Establish radio communications
Class D

What are Class D dimensions ?
-Blue Dashed

normally extends from the surface to 2500 AGL
Class C

VFR min. vis. and distance from clouds?
> 3 sm / 1000 A 500 B 2000 H
Class C

Min. qualifcation and VFR entry and equipment?
- Student pilot cert.

- establish radio comm.

- transponder with mode C
Class C

What are Class C dimensions ?
-Magenta Solid

>sfc - 4000 FT w/ 5 nm radius
and
a 10 nm radius from 1200 FT -4000 FT
When should you contact ATC when entering Class C airspace ?
You should establish 2 way communications w/ ATC prior to entering Class C.
Class B

What is the VFR min. vis. and distance from clouds ?
> 3 sm / clear of clouds
Class B

What are the minimum pilot qualifications and VFR entry and equipment requirements ?
- Private pilot cert or student pilot cert.
endorsement.
- ATC clearance and transponder with mode C
Class B

What is the Class B dimensions ?
The ceiling and floor for each Class B airspace layer is designated by a MSL alt.
Class A

What is the VFR min vis. and distance from clouds ?
n/a
Class A

What are the min. pilot qualifications and VFR entry and equipment reqs. ?
- Instrument rating

- IFR flight plan and IFR clearance required
Class A

What is the Class A dimensions ?
- no color
extends from 18,000 FT MSL up to FL600 and 12 nm out from the coastline
What is Special VFR Clearance ?
-ATC clearance that allows you to operate within lateral bounderies of surface areas of B,C,D,E when the ceiling is less than 1000 AGL and/or Vis. is below 3 sm.
-While operating under under special VFR, you must maintain 1 sm vis. and remain clear of clouds.
What is the maximum airspeed you can fly below 10,000 feet MSL ?
250 knots
Special use airspace is divided into ?
alert areas, military operation areas, warning areas, restricted areas, prohibited areas, controlled firing areas, and national security areas.
What is ADIZ ?
Air Defense Identification Zones

- established to identify all aircraft entering domestic U.S. airspace from outside the country.