Chapter 4 - Airspace

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Chapter 4 - Test Questions

Unless otherwise specified, Federal Airways include that Class E airspace extending upward from:

1,200 ft AGL up to and including 17,999 ft MSL. (4-39)

Normal VFR operations in Class D airspace with an operating control tower require the ceiling and visibility to be at least?

1,000 ft and 3 statute miles. (4-39)

At what altitude shall the altimeter be set to 29.92, when climbing to crusing flight level?

18,000 ft MSL. (4-39)

A blue segmented circle on a Sectional Chart depicts which class airspace?

Class D. (4-39)

Airspace at an airport with a part-time control tower is classified as Class D airspace only...

when the associated control tower is in operation. (4-39)

Unless otherwise authorized, two-way radio communications with Air Traffic Control are required for landings and takeoffs...

at all tower controlled airports regardless of weather conditions. (4-40)

Two-way radio communication must be established with the Air Traffic Controller facility having jurisdiction over the area prior to entering which class airspace? (Class C, G, or E)

Class C (4-40)

What minimum radio equipment is required for operation within Class C airspace?

Two-way radio communications equipment, a 4096-code transponder, and an encoding altimeter. (4-40)

What minimum pilot certification is required for operation within Class B airspace?

Private Pilot Certificate or Student Pilot Certificate with appropriate logbook endorsements. (4-40)

What minimum radio equipment is required for VFR in Class B airspace?

Two-way radio communications equipment, a 4096-code transponder, and an encoding altimeter. (4-41)

An operable 4096-code transponder and Mode C encoding altimeter are required in...

Class B and Class C airspace. It is not required in Class D airspaceor Class E airspace below 10,000 ft MSL. (4-41)

In which type of airspace are VFR flights prohibited?

Class A. (4-41)

During operations within controlled airspace at altitudes of less than 1,200 ft AGL, the minimum horizontal distance from clouds required for VFR flight is?

2,000 ft (4-41)

The minimum visibility and clearance from clouds are required for VFR operations in Class G airspace at 700 ft AGL or below durring daylight hours?

1 statute mile of visibility and clear of clouds. (4-42)

What minimum flight visibility is required for VFR flight operations on an airway below 10,000 ft MSL?

Class E airspace below 10,000 ft requires 3 statute miles of visibility. (4-42)

What is the minimum distance from clouds required for VFR operations on an airway below 10,000 ft MSL?

Class E airspace below 10,000 ft requires cloud clearances of 500 ft below, 1,000 ft above, and 2,000 ft horizontally. (4-42)

During operations within controlled airspace at altitudes of more than 1,200 ft AGL but less than 10,000 ft MSL, the minimum distance above clouds requirement for VFR flight is?

1,000 ft (4-42)

Durring operations outside controlled airspace at altitudes of more than 1,200 ft AGL but less than 10,000 ft MSL the minimum visibility for VFR flight at night is?

In Class G airspace at these altitudes VFR at night requires 3 miles visibility. (4-43)

Outside controlled airspace the minimum visibility requirement for VFR flight above 1,200 ft AGL but less than 10,000 ft MSL during daylight hours is?

Class G airspace at these altitudes using VFR requires 1 mile of visibility. (4-43)

During operations outside controlled airspace at altitudes of more than 1,200 ft AGL, but less than 10,000 ft MSL the minimum distance below clouds reqirement for VFR flight is?

At night Class G airspace above and below 1,200 ft AGL but below 10,000 ft MSL requires 500 ft clearance below clouds. (4-43)

The minimum flight visibility required for VFR flights above 10,000 ft MSL and more than 1,200 ft AGL in controlled airspace is?

5 statute miles at these altitudes in controlled and uncontrolled airspace. (4-44)

For VFR flight operations above 10,000 ft MSL and more than 1,200 ft AGL, the minimum horizontal distance from clouds required is?

1 statute mile regardless of the controlled or uncontrolled status. (4-44)

During operations at altitudes of more than 1,200 ft AGL and at or above 10,000 ft MSL, the minimum distance above clouds requirement for VFR flight is?

1,000 ft. (4-44)

No person may take off or land an aircraft under basic VFR at an airport that lies within Class D airspace unless the:

ground visibility at the airport is at least 3 statute miles and the ceiling must be at least 1,000 ft. (4-44)

A special VFR clearance authorizes the pilot of an aircraft to operate VFR while within Class D airspace when:

authorized by ATC, the visibility is 1 statute mile and the aircraft can remain clear of clouds. (4-45)

What are the minimum requirements for airplane operations under special VFR in Class D airspace at night?

The pilot must have a current instrument rating and the airplane must be equiped for IFR operations. (4-45)

An operable 4096-code transponder with an encoding altimeter is required in which airspace?

Class A, B, and C airspace. (4-46)

With certain exceptions all aircraft within 30 miles of a Class B pimary airport from the surface upward to 10,000 ft MSL must be equiped with?

an operable transponder having either Mode S or 4096-code capability with Mode C automatice altitude reporting capability. (4-46)

The virtical limit of Class C airspace above the primary airport is normally?

4,000 ft AGL (4-50)

The normal radius of the outer area of Class C airspace is?

20 Nautical Miles. (4-50)

Under what condition may an aircraft operate from a satellite airport within class C airspace?

The pilot must contact ATC as soon as practical after takeoff. (4-50)

Under what condition, if any, may pilots fly through a restricted area?

With the controlling agency's authorization. (4-50)

What action should a pilot take when operating under VFR in a Military Operations Area (MOA)?

Excercise extreme caution when military activity is being conducted. (4-50)

The responsibility for collision avoidance in an alert area rests with?

All pilots (4-51)

The lateral dimensions of Class D airspace are based on?

The instrument procedures for which the controlled airspace is established. (4-51)

A non-tower satellite airport, within the same Class D airspace as that designated for the primary airport, requires radio communications be established and maintained with the?

Primary airport's control tower. (4-51)

Which initial action should a pilot take prior to entering Class C airspace?

Establish contact with approach control on the appropriate frequency. (4-51)

What ATC facility should the pilot contact to recieve an special VFR departure clearance in Class D airspace?

Air Traffic Control Tower. (4-51)

Flight through restricted area should not be accomplished unless the pilot has?

recieved prior authorization from the controlling agency. (4-52)

When a control tower, located on an airport within Class D airspace, ceases operation for the day, what happens to the airspace designation?

The airspace reverts to Class E or a combination of Class E and G airspace while the tower is not in operation. (4-52)

With certain exceptions Class E airspace extends upward from either 700 ft AGL or 1,200 ft AGL to, but does not include?

18,000 ft MSL (4-52)

Information about parachute jumping sites may be found in what publication?

Airport/Facility Directory. (4-52)

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