coordinating altitude


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coordinating altitude

A procedural airspace control method to separate fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft by determining an altitude below which fixed-wing aircraft will normally not fly and above which rotary-wing aircraft normally will not fly. The coordinating altitude is normally specified in the airspace control plan and may include a buffer zone for small altitude deviations.
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36) All aircraft above the coordinating altitude must fly in a more centralized, positive-control manner, falling under the procedures and special instructions set by the JFACC.
In order to observe significant detail on a target, a Raven operator must occasionally fly below the coordinating altitude of 300 feet AGL.
Closure of the required CAS/AI grid box quadrant(s) and the coordinating altitude further deconflict the airspace.

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