SVFRSpecial Visual Flight Rules
SVFRSiuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue (Oregon)
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The 7110.65 only allows us to authorize a contact approach when "Approved separation is applied between aircraft so cleared and other IFR or SVFR aircraft.
This was still acceptable weather for a SVFR arrival, so we continued.
Also note that their initial attempt to use SVFR probably is similarly contrary to the TC.
An SVFR clearance can be a great tool in hazy, misty weather, especially if you're remaining in the pattern.
SVFR definitely is available within Class E airspace, and it does not need a tower.
Regardless, once clear of controlled airspace thanks to an SVFR clearance, what's your plan?
The clearance requirements for SVFR are simply 1 mile visibility and clear of clouds--the same as in class G.
Think SVFR to exit Class D airspace toward better weather, or staying under, say, a 2500-foot-agl deck in haze affording only three miles in visibility.
In the article, Flying in the Margins, a sidebar on SVFR states: "In Class G airspace ...
The airport, in Class B, says "NO SVFR" on the chart.
* A VFR pilot may request and be given an SVFR clearance to enter, leave, or operate within most Class D and Class E surface areas and some Class B and Class C surface areas, traffic permitting, as long as IFR operations will not be delayed.