Controlled Airspace is an airspace of defined dimensions within which air traffic control service is provided in accordance with the airspace classification.
There are 3 services available in controlled airspace:
Flight Information Service:
A Flight Information Service (FIS) is a non-radar service provided, either separately or in conjunction with other services, for the purposes of supplying information useful for the safe and efficient conduct of flights. Under a FIS the following conditions apply:
An alerting service is provided to notify appropriate organisations regarding aircraft in need of search and rescue aid, and assist such organisations as required.
Radar Control Service:
a) radar control service may be provided to aircraft operating IFR, SVFR or VFR. When providing the service controllers issue instructions to which:
a) pilots of aircraft operating IFR are required to comply; and
b) pilots of aircraft operating SVFR or VFR will comply unless they advise the controller otherwise.
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