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Quiz: Can You Answer These 7 Airspace Questions?

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  1. 1) Class A airspace starts at:
    stem-2 Paul Nelhams

    Class A airspace starts at 18,000' MSL.

    Class A airspace starts at 18,000' MSL.

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    2. 2-10m
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    1. 2-18a
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    2. 2-18m
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  2. 2) You're VFR, and you were just cleared into Denver's Class B airspace. What's the lowest the visibility can be?
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    Since SVFR isn't allowed at KDEN, the minimum visibility is 3 SM.

    Since SVFR isn't allowed at KDEN, the minimum visibility is 3 SM.

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    2. 1-3sm
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    1. 1-5sm
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    2. 1-mountains
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  3. 3) What type of activity would you expect to see in an active MOA?
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    MOAs are Military Operations Areas. Military operations would be the most likely thing you'd see in an active MOA.

    MOAs are Military Operations Areas. Military operations would be the most likely thing you'd see in an active MOA.

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  4. 4) What's the maximum speed you can fly here?
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    The maximum speed in Class B airspace below 10,000' MSL is 250 KIAS. One thing to note: Class B airspace doesn't have a speed restriction, but any time you're below 10,000' MSL, you're restricted to 250 KIAS.

    The maximum speed in Class B airspace below 10,000' MSL is 250 KIAS. One thing to note: Class B airspace doesn't have a speed restriction, but any time you're below 10,000' MSL, you're restricted to 250 KIAS.

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    2. 4-250
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    3. 4-mach
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  5. 5) Class G airspace is:

    Class G is uncontrolled airspace.

    Class G is uncontrolled airspace.

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    2. 5-uncontrolled
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    3. 5-day
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  6. 6) You see this symbol on the chart. What does it mean?
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    The parachute symbol identifies a parachute jump aircraft operations area.

    The parachute symbol identifies a parachute jump aircraft operations area.

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    2. 6-model
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    1. 6-jump
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    2. 6-military
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  7. 7) You're flying a U-2 at 70,000 feet over California. What airspace are you in?
    stem-7 Christopher Michel

    Class E airspace exists above FL600 upward over the continental US and Alaska.

    Class E airspace exists above FL600 upward over the continental US and Alaska.

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    3. 7-space
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Colin Cutler

Colin is a Boldmethod co-founder, pilot and graphic artist. He's been a flight instructor at the University of North Dakota, an airline pilot on the CRJ-200, and has directed development of numerous commercial and military training systems. You can reach him at colin@boldmethod.com.

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