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Readback October 2013 Issue

Readback: October 2013

On Top...Of What, Where?Thanks for Joe Shelton’s article on VFR-on-top operations in the August, 2013 issue. Your information was excellent and quite helpful. I have found VFR-on-top very useful out here in the mountainous western U.S., where MEA’s are high and some bumpy cumulus buildups make flying uncomfortable or even impossible at IFR altitudes in my aircraft.When in these conditions, I’m often under a scattered or broken cumulus layer, requesting VFR-on-top. I then have used…

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