VFR PTS

VFR Practical Test Standards




Traffic patterns

  • Traffic patterns will be flown in the correct direction (left or right turns) as advised by ATC
  • Traffic patterns will be flown at 800-1000ft AGL for single engine aircraft, or 1500ft AGL for twins, turboprops, and turbojets, unless otherwise advised by ATC
  • Pilot will adhere to sequencing instructions, and will not 'cut off' other aircraft in the pattern

Communications

  • Pilot will not enter Class C airspace without first establishing communication with ATC
  • Pilot will not enter Class B airspace without first establishing communication with ATC and receiving a specific clearance to do so



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