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Quiz: Can You Answer These 6 Airspace Questions?

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  1. 1) Class A airspace starts at:

    Class A airspace starts at 18,000' MSL.

    Class A airspace starts at 18,000' MSL.

    1. 2-10a
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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.

    1. 1-1sm
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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'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.

    1. 4-200
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    2. 4-250
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    3. 4-mach
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  4. 4) Class G airspace is:

    Class G is uncontrolled airspace.

    Class G is uncontrolled airspace.

    1. 5-controlled
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    2. 5-uncontrolled
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    3. 5-day
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  5. 5) 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.

    1. 6-runway
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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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  6. 6) You're flying a U-2 at 70,000 feet over California. What airspace are you in?
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    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.

    1. 7-a
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    2. 7-b
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    3. 7-c
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    1. 7-d
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    2. 7-e
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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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