I. Preflight Preparation
E. National Airspace System
References 14 CFR §71 §91 §93; FAA-H-8083-2, Navigation Charts; AIM
Objective To determine that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management and skills associated with the National Airspace System (NAS) operating under VFR as a private pilot.
The applicant demonstrates understanding of
K1 Types of airspace./airspace classes and associated requirements and limitations. AIM (3-1-4)
14 CFR §71
K2 Charting Symbology Chart Legend
Aeronautical Chart Users’ Guide VFR Charting Products
K3 Special Use Airspace, special flight rules areas (SFRA), Temporary flight restrictions (TFR) and other airspae areas. 8083-2(3-6)
Special Flight Rules Areas (SFRA) AIM 3-5-7
Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRS) AIM 3-5-3
Disaster areas: §91.137
Presidential Parties (VIP): §91.141
Space flight operations: §91.141
The applicant demonstrates the ability to identify, assess and mitigate risks, encompassing
R1 Various types and classes of airspace 14 CFR §71 b
The applicant demonstrates the ability to
S1 Identify and comply with the requirements for basic VFR weather minimums and flying in particular classes of airspace §91.155 Airspace VFR minimums
§71 Defines airspace and rules
Class A Airspace §91.135
Class B Airspace §91.131
Class C Airspace §91.130
Class D Airspace §91.129
Class E Airspace §91.127
Class G Airspace §91.126
S2 Correctly identify airspace and operate in accordance with associated communication and equipment requirements VFR Charts + FAA-H-8083-25B (chapter 15)
S3 Identify the requirements for operating in SUA or within a TFR, Identify and comply with SATR and SFRA operations if applicable

SFRA (Special Flight Rules Area) AIM 3-5-7
SATR (Special Air Traffic Rules) AIM 3-5-7
FAA H-8083-25B Chapter 15