Features January 2018 Issue
Minding Your Space
Running afoul of airspace can mean trouble for you and for air traffic control. Neither of us wants that, so letís work together to prevent trouble.
I was southbound on a solo cross country flight before getting my license, returning to Miami Executive Airport (KTMB). The ceilings and visibility were dropping and I was down to about 1500 feet over the Everglades swamplands. I navigated using roads and other VFR checkpoints, which were getting harder to see out the Cessna 172ís windshield.