Who doesn't love to fly low over the family picnic, rocking the wings like a complete buffoon about to headline the nightly news? Answer: Everyone else, including the FAA. FAR 91.119 specifies Minimum Safe Altitudes. Fill in some blanks: When flying over any congested area of a city, town, or settlement you must remain at an altitude of (_____) feet above the highest obstacle within a horizontal radius of (_____) feet of the aircraft. (Excludes takeoffs and landings; think airplanes here.)
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