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Spiraling Up Over Payson, AZ

A seemingly simple VFR spiral climb over an airport surrounded by higher terrain or obstacles can contain hidden traps. But if you know how to find–and leverage–aspects of a published IFR Visual Climb Over Airport (VCOA) procedure, much of the work is already done for you.

This video is part of our IFR Skills for VFR Flying program. See details and samples.