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Features December 2019 Issue


Maybe you fly in the flight levels and can ignore (most) minimum altitudes, but how do you get up there and back down? Maybe these are good to know after all.

Some time ago, you studied the FAA’s charts and learned all of the symbology and the various altitude restrictions like MEA, MOCA, MCA, and probably MRA and others. But, if you’re like most of us, you’ve forgotten a lot of that. But, these altitudes are important. After all, if you go lower, you might hit something. Perhaps a review is in order.

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