Posted: 2017-12-07 13:28:26
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• Read how AMA Is Finding A Solution For Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA) in the D.C. Area.
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• Read our letter to the US Department of Homeland Security about the affects of TFRs on model aviation.
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Current TFRs:

Posted 12/07/17:

An FAA NOTAM/TFR has been issued for Pensacola, FL and the surrounding areas for Friday, December 8th from 5:59 pm CST to 9:00 pm CST. The TFR is issued for security purposes to cover VIP movement in this area. Outdoor radio control model aircraft operations are prohibited within a 30 nm radius for the specific times listed below. Control Line and Free Flight modelers should use discretion when operating within the TFR. Please note that TFRs are subject to change with very short notice. Check back often for the most current NOTAM/TFR information.

See the links to the TFR below for more detailed information regarding the restrictions:

Map View of the Affected Area

Area A
Airspace Definition:
Center: On the CRESTVIEW VORTAC (CEW) 226 degree radial at 38.2 nautical miles. (Latitude: 30º24'31"N, Longitude: 87º14'10"W)
Radius: 30 nautical miles
Altitude: From the surface up to and including 17999 feet MSL
Effective Date(s):
From December 08, 2017 at 2359 UTC (December 08, 2017 at 1759 CST)
To December 09, 2017 at 0300 UTC (December 08, 2017 at 2100 CST)
Area B
Airspace Definition:
Center: On the CRESTVIEW VORTAC (CEW) 226 degree radial at 38.1 nautical miles. (Latitude: 30º24'31"N, Longitude: 87º14'02"W)
Radius: 11 nautical miles
Altitude: From the surface up to and including 17999 feet MSL
Effective Date(s):
From December 08, 2017 at 2359 UTC (December 08, 2017 at 1759 CST)
To December 09, 2017 at 0300 UTC (December 08, 2017 at 2100 CST)

TFR - 7/8700

Posted 12/07/17:

An FAA NOTAM/TFR has been issued for Palm Beach, FL and the surrounding areas for Friday, December 8th from 10:30 pm EST to Saturday, December 9th at 9:30 am EST, and again from Saturday, December 9th at 2:30 pm EST until Sunday, December 10th at 6:00 pm EST. The TFR is issued for security purposes to cover VIP movement in this area. Outdoor radio control model aircraft operations are prohibited within a 30 nm radius for the specific times listed below. Control Line and Free Flight modelers should use discretion when operating within the TFR. Please note that TFRs are subject to change with very short notice. Check back often for the most current NOTAM/TFR information.

See the links to the TFR below for more detailed information regarding the restrictions:

Map View of the Affected Area


Area A
Airspace Definition:
Center: On the PALM BEACH VORTAC (PBI) 094 degree radial at 1.6 nautical miles. (Latitude: 26º40'47"N, Longitude: 80º03'27"W)
Radius: 30 nautical miles
Altitude: From the surface up to and including 17999 feet MSL
Excluding
Center: On the PALM BEACH VORTAC (PBI) 349 degree radial at 30.9 nautical miles. (Latitude: 27º10'54"N, Longitude: 80º13'17"W)
Radius: 2 nautical miles
Altitude: From the surface up to and including 17999 feet MSL
Excluding
Center: On the FORT LAUDERDALE VOR/DME (FLL) 004 degree radial at 7.4 nautical miles. (Latitude: 26º11'50"N, Longitude: 80º10'14"W)
Radius: 2 nautical miles
Altitude: From the surface up to and including 17999 feet MSL
Effective Date(s):
From December 09, 2017 at 1930 UTC (December 09, 2017 at 1430 EST)
To December 10, 2017 at 2300 UTC (December 10, 2017 at 1800 EST)
Area B
Airspace Definition:
Center: On the PALM BEACH VORTAC (PBI) 094 degree radial at 1.6 nautical miles. (Latitude: 26º40'47"N, Longitude: 80º03'27"W)
Radius: 10 nautical miles
Altitude: From the surface up to and including 17999 feet MSL
Effective Date(s):
From December 09, 2017 at 1930 UTC (December 09, 2017 at 1430 EST)
To December 10, 2017 at 2300 UTC (December 10, 2017 at 1800 EST)

TFR - 7/0935

Area A
Airspace Definition:
Center: On the PALM BEACH VORTAC (PBI) 094 degree radial at 1.6 nautical miles. (Latitude: 26º40'47"N, Longitude: 80º03'27"W)
Radius: 30 nautical miles
Altitude: From the surface up to and including 17999 feet MSL
Excluding
Center: On the PALM BEACH VORTAC (PBI) 349 degree radial at 30.9 nautical miles. (Latitude: 27º10'54"N, Longitude: 80º13'17"W)
Radius: 2 nautical miles
Altitude: From the surface up to and including 17999 feet MSL
Excluding
Center: On the FORT LAUDERDALE VOR/DME (FLL) 004 degree radial at 7.4 nautical miles. (Latitude: 26º11'50"N, Longitude: 80º10'14"W)
Radius: 2 nautical miles
Altitude: From the surface up to and including 17999 feet MSL
Effective Date(s):
From December 09, 2017 at 0330 UTC (December 08, 2017 at 2230 EST)
To December 09, 2017 at 1430 UTC (December 09, 2017 at 0930 EST)
Area B
Airspace Definition:
Center: On the PALM BEACH VORTAC (PBI) 094 degree radial at 1.6 nautical miles. (Latitude: 26º40'47"N, Longitude: 80º03'27"W)
Radius: 10 nautical miles
Altitude: From the surface up to and including 17999 feet MSL
Effective Date(s):
From December 09, 2017 at 0330 UTC (December 08, 2017 at 2230 EST)
To December 09, 2017 at 1430 UTC (December 09, 2017 at 0930 EST)

TFR - 7/9833

Posted 12/07/17:

An FAA NOTAM/TFR has been issued for Jackson, MS and the surrounding areas for Saturday, December 9th from 9:30 am CST to 12:45 pm CST. The TFR is issued for security purposes to cover VIP movement in this area. Outdoor radio control model aircraft operations are prohibited within a 30 nm radius for the specific times listed below. Control Line and Free Flight modelers should use discretion when operating within the TFR. Please note that TFRs are subject to change with very short notice. Check back often for the most current NOTAM/TFR information.

See the links to the TFR below for more detailed information regarding the restrictions:

Map View of the Affected Area
Area A
Airspace Definition:
Center: On the MAGNOLIA VORTAC (MHZ) 196 degree radial at 7.9 nautical miles. (Latitude: 32º18'26"N, Longitude: 90º08'28"W)
Radius: 30 nautical miles
Altitude: From the surface up to and including 17999 feet MSL
Effective Date(s):
From December 09, 2017 at 1530 UTC (December 09, 2017 at 0930 CST)
To December 09, 2017 at 1845 UTC (December 09, 2017 at 1245 CST)
Area B
Airspace Definition:
Center: On the MAGNOLIA VORTAC (MHZ) 196 degree radial at 7.9 nautical miles. (Latitude: 32º18'26"N, Longitude: 90º08'28"W)
Radius: 11 nautical miles
Altitude: From the surface up to and including 17999 feet MSL
Effective Date(s):
From December 09, 2017 at 1530 UTC (December 09, 2017 at 0930 CST)
To December 09, 2017 at 1845 UTC (December 09, 2017 at 1245 CST)

TFR - 7/0648

Posted 2/17/09 (Indefinite) 

      A NOTAM has been issued in regards to the Washington DC Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA). In the interest of National Security the FAA has codified special flight rules and flight restrictions for certain aircraft operations in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. The new rules and the NOTAM went into effect on February 17, 2009 and were updated December 1, 2010. The rules and restrictions remain in effect until further notice. Outdoor model aircraft operations are prohibited within the inner portion of the SFRA known as the Washington Metropolitan Flight Restriction Zone (FRZ). TFRs are subject to change with very short notice. Please check back often for the most current NOTAM/TFR information. Timely alerts are also available on the web or on your cell phone at: Twitter.com/amagov.

      See the link to the NOTAM and the Map View of the Affected Area below for more detailed information regarding the restrictions:

      • FRZ - Approx, 15nm radius from Latitude: 38º51’34”N, Longitude: 077º02'11"W
        The DC FRZ is that airspace depicted beginning at Latitude: 38º59’31”N, Longitude: 077º18'30", thence clockwise along a 15nm arc from the DCA/VOR (Latitude: 38º51’34”N, Longitude: 077º02'11"W) to Latitude: 39º06’28”N, Longitude: 077º04'32"W, thence southeast via a line drawn to Latitude: 39º02’18”N, Longitude: 076º50'38"W, thence south via a line drawn to Latitude: 38º59’01”N, Longitude: 076º48'32"W, thence clockwise along a 13nm arc from the DCA/VOR to Latitude: 38º50’53”N, Longitude: 077º18'48", thence north to the point of beginning, excluding the airspace within a 1nm radius of Freeway Airport, Mitchellville, MD. The FRZ is within and part of the Washington Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA). 

      NOTAM - Washington DC Metropolitan Special Flight Rules Area

      NOTAM/TFR Updated 11/18/10 - 0/8326

      Map View of the Special Flight Rules Area

      View the TFR in Google Earth
      (Open the KML file or download and open in Google Earth)

      Posted 10/27/14 (Indefinite) 

      A permanent nationwide NOTAM/TFR has been issued for the airspace surrounding major sporting events. Special security instructions; commencing one hour before the scheduled time of the event until one hour after the end of the event… All aircraft operations; including parachute jumping, unmanned aircraft and remote controlled aircraft, are prohibited within a 3 nm radius from the surface up to and including 3,000' above ground level of any stadium having a seating capacity of 30,000 or more people where either a regular or post season Major League Baseball, National Football League, or NCAA division one football game is occurring. This NOTAM also applies to NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Indy Car, and Champ series races excluding qualifying and pre-race events. Flights conducted for operational purposes of any event, stadium or venue and broadcast coverage for the broadcast rights holder are authorized with an approved airspace waiver. An FAA airspace waiver does not relieve operators from obtaining all other necessary authorizations and complying with all applicable federal aviation regulations. The restrictions described above do not apply to those aircraft authorized by and in contact with ATC for operational or safety of flight purposes, department of defense, law enforcement, and air ambulance flight operations. TFRs are subject to change with very short notice. Please check back often for the most current NOTAM/TFR information. Timely alerts are also available on the web or on your cell phone at: Twitter.com/amagov.

      See the link to the NOTAM below for more detailed information regarding the restrictions:

      TFR - 4/3621

      Posted 10/27/14 (Indefinite) 

      Permanent NOTAM/TFRs have been issued for the airspace surrounding the Disneyland and Disney World theme parks. Special security instructions; all aircraft flight operations, including unmanned and remote controlled aircraft, are prohibited within a 3 nm radius of Disneyland (Anaheim, CA) and Disney World (Orlando, FL) from the surface up to and including 3,000’ above ground level. The restrictions do not apply to those aircraft authorized by and in contact with ATC for operational or safety of flight purposes, Department of Defense, law enforcement, and air ambulance flight operations. Flights conducted for operational purposes of any Disneyland/Disney World event and venue are authorized with an approved waiver. An FAA airspace waiver does not relieve operators from obtaining all other necessary authorizations and complying with all applicable federal aviation regulations.TFRs are subject to change with very short notice. Please check back often for the most current NOTAM/TFR information. Timely alerts are also available on the web or on your cell phone at: Twitter.com/amagov.

      See the links to the NOTAMs below for more detailed information regarding the restrictions:

      Map View of the Affected Areas

      View the Disney World TFR in Google Earth

      View the Disneyland TFR in Google Earth
      (Open the KML file or download and open in Google Earth)

      • Disney World (Indefinite)
        (3nm radius from Latitude: 28º24'45"N, Longitude: 81º34'20"W)
      • Disneyland (Indefinite)
        (3nm radius from Latitude: 33º48'05"N, Longitude: 117º55'17"W)

      TFR - 4/3634

      TFR - 4/3635


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