controlled airspace


Also found in: Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to controlled airspace: Uncontrolled airspace

controlled airspace

An airspace of defined dimensions within which air traffic control service is provided to controlled flights.
References in periodicals archive ?
Last year saw the introduction of an airway linking Newcastle to the UK airway system at Manchester, meaning all planes can approach and take off from Newcastle in controlled airspace.
Temporary controlled airspace around the airport was operated very successfully during the London 2012 Games, and we are now seeking to have this reinstated as a permanent feature.
Additional controlled airspace extending upward from 700 feet Above Ground Level (AGL) is needed to accommodate these SIAPs and for Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) operations at this airport.
This year's event features a joint workshop on Monday, 20 September, fusing experts from each conference to discuss issues pertinent to the national airspace systems with a focus on critical challenges facing the aviation community as unmanned systems are integrated in controlled airspace.
This will establish controlled airspace extending upward from 700ft above ground level in order to accommodate the new Global Positioning System Runway 4 Standard Instrument Approach Procedure.
The T-33 surrogate UCAV was flown in and out of controlled airspace multiple times per flight, integrating with other aircraft in the traffic pattern.
March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen has discovered an irregularity affecting certain airspace boundary records contained in Jeppesen NavData, which cause a small number of Special Use Airspace and Controlled Airspace boundaries to be misrepresented.
As one of several planned initiatives, Lockheed Martin is proposing that its advanced system for non-radar controlled airspace management be deployed at two to four centers in northern Russia.
AirMap's data includes airports, controlled airspace, restricted airspace, temporary flight restrictions (TFRs), and "advisory" information for places like hospitals, schools, prisons, power plants, and other locations that may be sensitive but are not necessarily related to flight safety.
Supermarket tycoon Christopher Kiley, of Caswell, Swansea, was flying for lunch in a luxury country house in Buckinghamshire when he flew his helicopter two miles into controlled airspace near Heathrow Airport.
20, would be a first step toward a system that could use wireless telecommunications and Internet technology including cellphone applications to identify drones and keep UAV clear of other aircraft and controlled airspace.
The flight took place on Wednesday 30 September and saw Watchkeeper fly from West Wales Airport into civil controlled airspace for an hour, where it was successfully managed by NATS, the UK air navigation services provider, for the first time.

Full browser ?