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National Airspace System
Lesson Plan

DATE:
STUDENT NAME:
OBJECTIVE:
Ensure the student exhibits satisfactory knowledge of the elements related to the National Airspace System (NAS)
SCHEDULE:
Introduction 0:10
Class A, B, C, D, and E airspace 0:30
Special Use Airspace 0:15
Other Airspace 0:15
TOTAL GROUND TIME: 0:40
EQUIPMENT:
Airspace Overview Chart, Paper, Pen, Marker, Whiteboard
INSTRUCTOR'S ACTIONS:
  • Discuss regulatory vs. non-regulatory airspace
  • Basic VFR weather minimums—for all classes of airspace
  • Airspace classes—their operating rules, pilot certification, and airplane equipment requirements for the following:
    • Class A
    • Class B
    • Class C
    • Class D
    • Class E
    • Class G
  • Special use, special flight rules areas, and other airspace areas
STUDENT'S ACTIONS:
  • Complete assigned reading (see content above)
  • Ask pertinent questions
COMPLETION STANDARDS: