Article | Jul 15, 2011
Training Tips: Gust fronts; Flight Training News: Air Force Academy chooses Cirrus; Training Products: 'The Complete Private Pilot' from ASA; Final Exam Question: Do the federal aviation regulations or 'Aeronautical Information Manual' (AIM) state the proper altitude to begin your turn from the departure leg to crosswind while staying in the traffic pattern? My flight instructor always told me it was the traffic pattern altitude (TPA) for the particular airport minus 300 feet. Was that just sound advice from my CFI, or can I find it anywhere in writing?
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