FLIGHT TRAINING PUBLICATION (FLIP) STUDENT GUIDE
F.2.6 Extract information concerning designated mountainous areas.
F.2.7 Extract information on Special Use airspace.
F.2.8 Extract information on Parachute Jumping Areas.
F.2.9 Extract information on Military Training Routes.
F.2.10 Extract information on Aerial Refueling Tracks/Anchors.
FLIP Area Planning 1, 1A, 1B
202. AREA PLANNING - AP/1
(Chapter 3-United States section)
Class B airspace is defined by dimensions which have been established by the FAA around
selected airports, and within which all aircraft are subject to the operating rules and equipment
requirements specified in Part 91 of the FARs. Class B airspaces are charted on the Enroute Low
Altitude and Area charts, although these do not depict the "upside-down wedding cake"
This section contains a general discussion of Class B airspace requirements, operating rules and
flight procedures within Class B airspaces. Included is a listing of the Class B Airspace within
the United States.
Operating Rules and Equipment Requirements:
1. No person may operate an aircraft within Class B airspace unless that person has received
an appropriate authorization from ATC prior to operation of that aircraft in that area.
2. Unless otherwise authorized by ATC, each person operating a large turbine engine-
powered airplane to or from a primary airport shall operate at or above the designated floors
while within the lateral limits of the Class B airspace.
3. Any person conducting pilot training operations at an airport within a Class B airspace
shall comply with any procedures established by ATC for such operations in the Class B
A two-way radio capable of communicating with ATC on appropriate frequencies.
A VOR or TACAN receiver, except for helicopters.
2-2 AREA PLANNING 1, 1A, AND 1B