Air Traffic Control: Classes of Airspace

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What is the primary purpose of dividing airspace?

To efficiently manage air traffic

What is the minimum visibility requirement for VFR operations in Class B airspace?

3 SM

What is the speed limit below 10,000 feet MSL in Class B airspace?

250 KNOTS

What type of flight plan is required in Class A airspace?

IFR flight plan

What is the primary purpose of RVSM?

To reduce vertical separation

What equipment is required for operations in Class A airspace?

Instrument-rated aircraft with two-way radio communication and transponder with Mode-C

What is the minimum visibility requirement for operating under VFR in Class C airspace?

3SM

What is the maximum airspeed requirement for aircraft operating below 2,500ft AGL and within 4NM of the primary Class C airport?

200 KNOTS

What is the primary purpose of ATC services in Class C airspace?

Both IFR/IFR and IFR/VFR separation

What is the general altitude range of Class C airspace?

From 1,200ft to 4,000ft above airport elevation

What is the radius of Class D airspace?

Varies between 3NM and 7NM

What is the minimum cloud clearance requirement for operating under VFR in Class C airspace?

500FT below, 1,000FT above, and 2,000FT horizontally

What is the airspeed requirement below 10,000FT MSL in Class D airspace?

250 knots

What is the primary responsibility of the pilot in Class G airspace?

Looking out and avoiding other aircraft

What is the visibility requirement for VFR operations in Class E airspace below 10,000FT MSL?

3 SM

What service is not provided for VFR operations in Class E airspace?

Separation

Under what conditions may a pilot enter or leave Class D airspace with Special VFR?

With 1 statute mile of visibility, remaining clear of clouds

What type of airspace is not controlled by ATC, except when associated with a temporary control tower?

Class G airspace

Test your knowledge of air traffic control procedures and regulations, including Class D airspace speed requirements and special VFR operations. Learn about the different classes of airspace and their respective rules and restrictions. Improve your understanding of aviation safety protocols and regulations.

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