7-9-2. VFR AIRCRAFT IN CLASS B AIRSPACE

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  • 7-9-2. VFR AIRCRAFT IN CLASS B AIRSPACE

    1. VFR aircraft must obtain an ATC clearance to operate in Class B airspace.
      • PHRASEOLOGY
      • CLEARED THROUGH/TO ENTER/OUT OF BRAVO AIRSPACE,
      • and as appropriate,
      • VIA (route). MAINTAIN (altitude) WHILE IN BRAVO AIRSPACE.
      • or
      • CLEARED AS REQUESTED.
      • (Additional instructions, as necessary.)
      • REMAIN OUTSIDE BRAVO AIRSPACE. (When necessary, reason and/or additional instructions.)
      • NOTE:
      • 1. Assignment of radar headings, routes, or altitudes is based on the provision that a pilot operating in accordance with VFR is expected to advise ATC if compliance will cause violation of any part of the CFR.
      • 2. Separation and sequencing for VFR aircraft is dependent upon radar. Efforts should be made to segregate VFR traffic from IFR traffic flows when a radar outage occurs.
    2. Approve/deny requests from VFR aircraft to operate in Class B airspace based on workload, operational limitations and traffic conditions.
    3. Inform the pilot when to expect further clearance when VFR aircraft are held either inside or outside Class B airspace.
    4. Inform VFR aircraft when leaving Class B airspace.
      • PHRASEOLOGY
      • LEAVING (name) BRAVO AIRSPACE, and as appropriate,
      • RESUME OWN NAVIGATION, REMAIN THIS FREQUENCY FOR TRAFFIC ADVISORIES, RADAR SERVICE TERMINATED, SQUAWK ONE TWO ZERO ZERO.
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