The U.S. airspace system is divided into different classes of airspace that extend horizontally and vertically, based on various factors. The airspace immediately surrounding the busiest airports is the most restrictive regarding pilot and airplane qualifications, while the airspace over the rural areas has the fewest restrictions.
Learn more about what is required to operate in each class of controlled and uncontrolled airspace in our latest interactive scenario from Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course.
This is one of 18 new interactive exercises included in Sporty’s 2023 Learn to Fly Course, which includes over 15 hours of HD and 4K video training.
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