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Civil Aviation

Assessment for Utilizing Upper Class E Airspace in the United States


Yoshihiro Fujimaki

New technologies have made it possible to design and develop aircraft that can operate at altitudes never seen before. As demand increases, operation in Upper Class E airspace (defined as above 60,000 feet) is an opportunity for alternative traffic management approaches. Read how the FAA and NASA, along with those in the aviation industry, are making efforts to ensure safe and efficient operations at these great heights.

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