Regulatory (Class A, B, C, D, E, restricted and Prohibited)
Non Regulatory (Military Operating Areas, Warning Areas, Alert Areas, Control Firing Areas”CFR’s”)
Controlled Uncontrolled Special Use Other Airspace
Hierarchy of Overlapping Airspace
When overlapping exist most restrictive airspace applies Class A more restrictive than Class B. Class B more restrictive than Class C and so on.
Basic VFR Weather Minimums
See Table 3-1-1 Aim Chapter 3
I – Controlled Airspace
Definition: 18000 AGL to FL 60(60000 AGL)
Operation Rules: File IFR and ATC Clearance, Mode C(only one not charted)
Definition: Tailored, usually SFC-10,000 AGL
2 or more Layers (upside Down wedding cake) Designated to contain all published Instrument Procedures
Operation Rules: Clearance Req.
Two Way VOR or Tacan for IFR operations(unless authorized not to) Mode C (unless authorized to not have) 1 hr prior notice Minimum of Private Ticket to land/takeoff the BBB 12(AIM 3-2-3)