Cleared For The MSA?

When ATC clears you for an approach, but you're not on a published segment, how low can you go? The answer changes when it's an RNAV approach.

Not long ago, I was conducting a two-day, six-flight, expanded instrument proficiency check (IPC) with the owner of an A36 Bonanza. We were above an undercast at 7000 feet en route from Wichita, Kans., to Emporia Municipal (EMP), a non-towered airport a short 25 minutes to the northeast. Had the skies been clear, we would […]
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