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On flight following (VFR), just leaving a lower shelf of B airspace, controller says, "after xyz landmark, resume own navigation". Does that mean that the pilot can deviate course AND altitude at their discretion? What if this altitude change goes back into Class B airspace--does initial Class B clearance still apply? Or, did class B clearance expire once the aircraft left B airspace?

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  1. Kris Kortokrax on Nov 10, 2014

    You are free to choose your course and altitude, however, you must still abide by regulations. If your chosen course or altitude would take you into a cloud, you can’t do that.

    If your course or altitude would take you back into Class B, you need a clearance.
    See 91.131(a).

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