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Old 24th Oct 2018, 10:10
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flying-spike
 
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Originally Posted by Dick Smith View Post
In the USA the controllers in E use this system and in many cases the IFR planned aircraft climbs to the highest level available while in VMC.

I am am not sure how the controllers in the USA know what level the cloud starts. Can anyone help with that one?
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