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Course Code:
Course Name:
Basic Airspace
Course Description:
This course covers provides students an understanding of the National Airspace System (NAS) that contributes to the flow of all air traffic safely in an effort to protect persons, property, and prevent mid-air collisions. The course presents basic airspace information as it might pertain to land management agencies.

Instruction will include how to read and plot on an aeronautical sectional and a Department of Defense (DOD) AP1/B flight information publication book and charts. The class focuses on mapping skills, including how to plot a latitude and longitude and convert it to a bearing and distance. Exercises involve map reading and risk management analysis of airspace.
Primary Audience:
All Aviation Users
Read Chapters 3, 4, 5, & 7 of: NWCG Standards for Airspace Coordination (https://www.nwcg.gov/sites/default/files/publications/pms520.pdf)
Course Length:
3 Hours

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A-203 Basic Airspace Online On-Demand www.iat.gov Login