Airienteering with 13MIKE

by Fred J. Calfior and Douglas W. Miller

AirLeg 38

There are certain right of way rules for airplanes in these golden highways in the skies. Some of them are, when aircraft are converging at approximately the same altitude, but not head on, the aircraft to the other's right has the right of way. But a balloon has right of way over any other aircraft in this situation. And a glider has right of way over an airship, airplane, or rotorcraft. When approaching head on, each pilot should alter course to the right. But most important to know is that an aircraft in distress (or a student pilot - same thing!) has right of way over all other air traffic at all times! Only kidding about the student pilot, I hope you know that! Anyway, that's FAR 91.113.

1) Turn to a heading of “350

2) According to the Federal Aviation Regulations manual, what does the abbreviation “VOT” stand for?

If your answer is “Variable Omni Transmitter”, go to AirLeg 27

If your answer is “VOR Test Facility”, go to AirLeg 18

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