controlled airspace


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controlled airspace

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An airspace of defined dimensions within which air-traffic control is provided.

controlled airspace

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An airspace of defined dimensions within which air traffic control service is provided to controlled flights (ICAO). The service to IFR (instrument flight rules) flights and to VFR (visual flight rules) flights is provided in accordance with the airspace classification. “Controlled airspace” is a generic term that covers ATS (air traffic service) airspace classes A, B, C, D, and E. Controlled airspace is subject to certain pilot qualifications, operating rules, and equipment requirements. For IFR operations in any class of controlled airspace, a pilot must file an IFR flight plan and receive an appropriate ATC (air traffic control) clearance. Standard IFR separation is provided to all aircraft operating under IFR in controlled airspace. Airspace designated as a continental control area, control area, control zone, terminal control area, or transition area, within which some or all aircraft may be subject to air traffic control areas, is a component of controlled airspace. Each Class B, Class C, and Class D airspace area designated for an airport contains at least one primary airport around which the airspace is designated.

controlled airspace (instrument restricted)

Controlled airspace within which only IFR (instrument flight rules) flights are permitted (ICAO). Airspace Class A is an instrument-restricted controlled airspace.

controlled airspace (instrument/visual)

Controlled airspace within which only IFR (instrument flight rules) and controlled VFR (visual flight rules) flights are permitted (ICAO).

controlled airspace (visual exempted)

Controlled airspace within which both IFR (instrument flight rules) and VFR (visual flight rules) flights are permitted, but VFR flights are not subject to control (ICAO).
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The requirement to establish separation from unknown aircraft inside controlled airspace would mean that during periods that the turbine was displayed we would be unable to allow aircraft to make an approach to Runway 12 or we would be unable to depart from Runway 30 - effectively closing the airfield to either arrivals or departures.
Hawarden Air Traffic Control would prefer a RMZ to a controlled airspace as the latter would be "overkill" and "not warranted for the current level of operation and safety risk".
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Members of the board said it was likely the hot air balloon had drifted inside Controlled Airspace during the flight, but they could not positively determine this for certain.
To protect the controlled airspace from overcrowding, aircraft arriving into or departing from the 35 airports around the events must reserve an airspace "slot allocation" far in advance with their destination airports, append it to their flight plans, and coordinate with Airport Coordination Limited (ACL).
40pm on Bank Holiday Monday when the pilot of a light aircraft, a "low wing single engine monoplane", strayed into controlled airspace without permission.
Changes do not include the creation of new controlled airspace or changes to airspace classification and will mainly affect airspace over the English Channel.
40pm on Bank Holiday Monday when the pilot of a light aircraft, described as a "low wing single engine monoplane", strayed into controlled airspace without permission.
A Nats spokesman said: "Based on the latest information from the Met Office, Nats advises that the current restrictions across UK controlled airspace due to the volcanic ash cloud will remain in place until at least 1900 (local time) on Monday 19th April.
The NATS advisory said the restrictions will remain in place in the UK- controlled airspace till 1900 UTC ( 12.
restrictions will remain in place in UK controlled airspace until 1900 today

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