Never Again: The Precarious U-Turn

Airspace in the vicinity of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is among the busiest in the world, and special procedures have been employed for decades to control traffic and maximize safety in the area. One of these procedures/devices was the LAX VFR corridor.

In the 1990s, as a then-VFR-only pilot flying out of Van Nuys, California (VNY), I would use the LAX VFR corridor often. Established in 1988, the corridor represented an easy way for general aviation traffic to transition northwesterly or southeasterly over LAX without having to talk with ATC.

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