8-8-5. VFR CLIMB AND DESCENT

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  • 8-8-5. VFR CLIMB AND DESCENT

    1. In the Houston, Miami, and San Juan CTAs, IFR flights may be cleared to climb and descend in VFR conditions only:
      1. When requested by the pilot; and
      2. Between sunrise and sunset.
    2. Apply the following when the flight is cleared:
      1. If there is a possibility that VFR conditions may become impractical, issue alternative instructions.
      2. Issue traffic information to aircraft that are not separated in accordance with the minima in this section.
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