On the Air December 2013 Issue
On The Air: December 2013
It was the Christmas season. I was departing Palo Alto airport in the San Francisco Bay Area, with Class Bravo airspace above me. I contacted Departure while in a climb and was asked what my cruising altitude would be.
I told him and he responded, “Cleared through Class Bravo at...”, then stopped short and admonished me since I was already in Bravo airspace. I apologized and he responded, “Okay, this time!”
Just then an unidentified pilot came on the frequency and said “That’s the Christmas spirit!”
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