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Safety Quiz

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Class B Airspace

Flying in Class B airspace doesn't have to be daunting. Proper planning and an understanding of standard procedures can help relieve the jitters. If you have a Class B flight in your future, you're cleared to take this Sporty's Safety Quiz.

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1. On sectional charts, the boundaries of Class B airspace are depicted with a ___ line.

2. The radius of each Class B airspace area is ___.

3. Class B airspace is charted on ___.

4. In Class B airspace, ATC provides separation for ___ aircraft.

5. After winning the AOPA Sweepstakes aircraft, you exclaim, "I'm going to Disney World!" While planning your trip to Orlando, you recall that an operable transponder with Mode C capability is required within ___ nautical miles of the primary Class B airport.

6. While handling VFR traffic in Class B airspace, ATC must assign altitudes based on the VFR cruising altitudes (odd-thousands + 500 feet for easterly headings and even-thousands + 500 feet for westerly headings).

7. May a student pilot conduct solo operations within the boundaries of Class B airspace?

8. When operating VFR in the vicinity of (or within) Class B airspace, the following navigation options may exist:

9. While flying VFR, you ask ATC for clearance into Class B airspace. ATC replies with "November 8121 Kilo, standby". May you enter the Class B airspace?

10. Basic VFR weather minimums for Class B operations are ___.