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Airspace Classification and
Operating Requirements Lesson Plans

Airspace Classification:

  • Satisfy the requirements of Section II, Task A by determining that the applicant is knowledgeable in airspace classification

References:
14 CFR part 71; AC 107-2; FAA-H-8083-25; AIM
Knowledge:
The applicant demonstrates understanding of:
  • UA.II.A.K1:
General airspace
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  • UA.II.A.K1a:
Class B controlled airspace
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  • UA.II.A.K1b:
Class C controlled airspace
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  • UA.II.A.K1c:
Class D controlled airspace
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  • UA.II.A.K1d:
Class E controlled airspace
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  • UA.II.A.K1e:
Class G controlled airspace
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  • UA.II.A.K2:
Special-use airspace, such as prohibited, restricted, warning areas, military operation areas, alert areas, and controlled firing areas
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  • UA.II.A.K3:
Other airspace areas, such as Airport Advisory Services, Military Training Routes (MTRs), Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs), Parachute Jump Operations, Terminal Radar Service Areas (TRSAs), National Security Areas (NSA) and Visual Flight Rules (VFR) routes
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  • UA.II.A.K4:
Air Traffic Control (ATC) and the NAS
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Airspace Operating Requirements:

  • Satisfy the requirements of Section II, Task B by determining that the applicant is knowledgeable of airspace operational requirements

References:
14 CFR part 71; AC 107-2; AIM; SAFO 10015
Knowledge:
The applicant demonstrates understanding of:
  • UA.II.B.K1:
Basic weather minimums
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  • UA.II.B.K2:
ATC authorizations and related operating limitations
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  • UA.II.B.K3:
Operations near airports
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  • UA.II.B.K4:
Potential flight hazards
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  • UA.II.B.K4a:
Common aircraft accident causal factors
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  • UA.II.B.K4b:
Avoid flight beneath unmanned balloons
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  • UA.II.B.K4c:
Emergency airborne inspection of other aircraft
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  • UA.II.B.K4d:
Precipitation static
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  • UA.II.B.K4e:
Light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation (laser) operations and reporting illumination of aircraft
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  • UA.II.B.K4f:
Avoiding flight in the vicinity of thermal plumes, such as smoke stacks and cooling towers
  • UA.II.B.K4g:
Flying in the wire environment
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  • UA.II.B.K5:
The NOTAM system including how to obtain an established NOTAM through Flight Service
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References:

  • 14 CFR parts 39, 43, 91
  • FAA (FAA-H-8083-2) Risk Management Handbook
  • FAA (FAA-H-8083-25) Pilot Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge
  • Aeronautical Information Manual
  • Navigation Charts
  • U.S. Chart Supplements
  • Aeronautical Information Manual
  • Notice to Airman