A light drizzle was falling from the low overcast layer. The Charleston, West Virginia tower was reporting VFR, but it was a day no one really wanted to be out flying. Our pilot had just flown his Cessna 172 in from Upstate New York and was making a quick fuel stop on his way down to Memphis. The next leg of his journey was about 4 hours and he was eager to be done for the … [Read more...] about How Much Ice Will it Take?
Class B Airspace
Class B airspace is the most complex type of controlled airspace. The purpose of Class B airspace to create a safe area for busy airports, that is free of most VFR general aviation traffic. a. Definition. Generally, that airspace from the surface to 10,000 feet MSL surrounding the nation’s busiest airports in terms of IFR operations or passenger enplanements. The configuration … [Read more...] about Class B Airspace