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Flying under special VFR at night about 2 miles inside the outer ring of class B airspace, do I need to hold instrument rating in this case?

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  1. Mark Kolber on Aug 19, 2013

    What do you mean by “special VFR at night about 2 miles inside the outer ring of class B airspace”?

    Special VFR only exists “below 10,000 feet MSL within the airspace contained by the upward extension of the lateral boundaries of the controlled airspace designated to the surface for an airport,” i.e., within an airport’s surface area.

    Are you talking about an airport that is about 2 mines inside the outer ring of some Class B airspace? If so, it would help to show us which one.

    The instrument rating at night? What part of 91.157(b)(4) are you finding confusing?

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  2. James c on Apr 13, 2014

    Special VFR is a clearance only the pilot can request, and like mark said its only in controlled airspace, also you do need to be IFR current / qualified and your aircraft needs to be equipped,


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