I am currently flying in Denver region and I was thinking about the speed restrictions in this region. The speed restriction like every other region is 250kts until 10,000ft. Being that this region is in a significantly higher elevation, shouldnt the 250kt ceiling be significantly higher like until 15,000 ft?
I’ve flown in Denver and the altitude is higher there. I’ve always thought about why the altitude for the speed isn’t higher. I guess that rule in the US applies to Denver even though it’s higher above sea level.
I have this same question, as takeoff from DEN is at a very high altitude, putting you 4 or 5 thousand feet ago, much lower than you’d think.
Federal Aviation Regulation (USA) sets the airspeed limit at 10,000 MSL. This can be found in Section 91.117
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