Questions tagged [class-g-airspace]

Class G (uncontrolled) airspace is that portion of airspace not designated as Class A, B, C, D, or E (or Class F, where applicable).

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What is the purpose of this interesting pattern of class E airspace in northwest Alaska?

Perusing SkyVector today I noticed this airspace pattern: It can be viewed in more detail here. What immediately jumped out at me is that there are no charted airports in any of this airspace; the ...
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Is this Class G Airspace?

So it's been about a decade since I got my private pilot cert and almost as long since I got to fly. My map reading is a little rusty. I'm trying to fly my drone at a local park and it's warning me ...
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What light signals or visual markings indicate that turns should be made to the right at class G airports?

FAR 91.126 states: §91.126 Operating on or in the vicinity of an airport in Class G airspace. (a) General. Unless otherwise authorized or required, each person operating an aircraft on or in ...
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When is this Class D airspace not Class D airspace?

The Terminal Area Chart (TAC) shows the Class D airspace for Los Angeles International Airport (KLAX) view the full TAC. I have highlighted in green the north and south portions of the Class D ...
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How do I know my AGL altitude while in flight?

I am about to start my PPL, still flying in my FSX. I have a question, let's say I am flying from airport A to airport B. Both airports are in G airspace and I would like to stay in G airspace and ...
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Can a holding pattern be in class G airspace?

Is separation provided between aircraft holding in class G airspace? Could there be a holding stack in class G?
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Is there any class G airspace that extends to 14,500 MSL? [duplicate]

The U.S. Aeronautical Information Manual, part 3−2−6, lists a variety of airspace areas which may be designated type E. From reading this section, I get the impression that "typical" class E airspace ...
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What is the benefit or motivation for having Class G airspace?

I'm looking at the differences between Class E and Class G (AIM 3-2-6) airspace in the United States and I get that there are different flight condition requirements depending on AGL/MSL altitudes, ...
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Can an aerodrome in class G airspace be controlled?

Can an aerodrome be controlled, even if the only associated airspace is classified G? E.g. can such an aerodrome have a control tower with the authority to give takeoff and landing clearances and ...
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Is airspace above KKIC class G at 3,500’ MSL?

Flying from KPRB to KKIC, in a straight route shown on SkyVector, except keeping slightly to the East of R-2504A&B, holding an altitude of 3500MSL, except for normal takeoff and descent rates, am ...
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Is there a general radio frequency in Class G for broadcasting intentions?

Let’s say you’re in class G and doing some aerobatics. Is there any standard frequency you might use (perhaps MULTICOM on 122.9?) to communicate your intentions? Assume you’re not using flight ...