A) What classes of airspace are used in Canada?
Controlled Airspace consists of;
|Controlled Airspace||Uncontrolled Airspace|
|Class A||Class G|
|Class B||Class F|
See CARS 601.02
B) In the table above Class F is listed under both controlled and uncontrolled airspace. Why?
C) Using the map below and the Designated Airspace Handbook in this link found out:
- What this Class F is used for,
- What class of airspace rules must be used,
- What times the class F is operational,
- If the class of airspace changes, what time does it change..
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As you can see this area is operational everyday during daylight hours. During the day it is uncontrolled class G airspace from the surface up 9000 feet Above Seal Level. At night it the airspace rules to used are whichever surrounds it. If you have an Edmonton VTA handy you can see it is Class G below 3400 feet ASL, Class C between 4600 to 12,500 feet ASL.
D) If your flying and you see a forest fire what Class of Airspace is it and what are the dimensions?
E) What class(es) or airspace are you required to have a transponder?