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NY.. !FDC 1/9952 ZNY NY.. FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS NEW YORK, NY EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PURSUANT TO TITLE 14 CFR SECTION 91.137A(1) TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT DUE TO NATIONAL SECURITY. NO TITLE 14 CFR PART 91 (GENERAL AVIATION) FLIGHT OPERATIONS ARE PERMITTED WITHIN A 25 NAUTICAL RADIUS OF THE WASHINGTON /DCA/ VOR/DME, EXCLUDING THE MANASSAS, VIRGINIA CLASS D AIRSPACE AREA OR WITHIN A 25 NAUTICAL MILE RADIUS OF THE KENNEDY /JFK/ VOR/DME, EXCLUDING THE WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK CLASS D AIRSPACE AREA.

DC.. FDC 1/0100 ZDC DC.. FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS WASHINGTON, DC. EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PURSUANT TO TITLE 14 CFR SECTION 91.137A(1) TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICT- IONS ARE IN EFFECT DUE TO NATIONAL SECURITY. NO TITLE 14 CFR PART 91 (GENERAL AVIATION) FLIGHT OPERATIONS ARE PER- MITTED WITHIN A 25 NAUTICAL RADIUS OF THE WASHINGTON /DCA/ VOR/DME, EXCLUDING THE MANASSAS, VIRGINIA CLASS D AIRSPACE AREA; OR WITHIN A 25 NAUTICAL MILE RADIUS OF THE KENNEDY /JFK/ VOR/DME, EXCLUDING THE WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK CLASS D AIRSPACE AREA.

FDC 1/0589 ZDC MD.. FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS THURMONT, MARYLAND SEPTEMBER 28-30, 2001 LOCAL. PURSUANT TO TITLE 14, SECTION 91.141 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, AIRCRAFT FLIGHT OPERATIONS ARE PROHIBITED WITHIN THE FOLLOWING AREA UNLESS OTHERWISE AUTHORIZED BY ATC. NOTE: MILITARY AIRCRAFT PARTICIPATING IN THE P-40 FIGHTER CAP ARE EXEMPT FROM THIS RESTRICTION. 8.0 NMR BLW 12,500 FEET AGL OF 393853N/772800 OR THE FDK351014.8 FROM 0109281900 (1500 LOCAL 9/28/01) UNTIL 0109302300 (1900 LOCAL 9/30/01). THURMONT MARYLAND

FDC 1/0298 FDC FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PURSUANT TO 14 CFR SECTION 91.137A(1) TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS - FOR REASONS OF NATIONAL SECURITY ALL AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS ARE PROHIBITED WITHIN A THREE NAUTICAL MILE RADIUS/3,000 FEET AGL AND BELOW OVER ANY MAJOR PROFESSIONAL OR COLLEGIATE SPORTING EVENT OR ANY OTHER MAJOR OPEN AIR ASSEMBLY OF PEOPLE. UNLESS AUTHORIZED BY ATC FOR PURPOSES OF CONDUCTING ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE OPERATIONS.

FDC 1/0523 FDC SPECIAL NOTICE... PIPELINE/POWERLINE OPERATORS ARE AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT IFR/VFR OPERATIONS IN ALL AIRSPACE EXCEPT THE TFR AIRSPACES OF NEW YORK, WASHINGTON, DC AND SPORTING EVENT-OPEN AIR ASSEMBLIES, AND THE ENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACE IN BOSTON. AN ATC ASSIGNED BEACON CODE IS REQUIRED FOR ALL OF THESE OPERATIONS.

FDC 1/0530 FDC SPECIAL NOTICE.... IN THE INTEREST OF NATIONAL SECURITY, AND TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, PILOTS ARE ADVISED TO AVOID THE AIRSPACE ABOVE, OR IN PROXIMITY TO, SITES SUCH AS NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS, POWER PLANTS, DAMS, REFINERIES, INDUSTRIAL COMPLEXES, AND OTHER SIMILAR FACILITIES. PILOT SHOULD NOT CIRCLE AS TO LOITER IN THE VICINITY OF SUCH FACILITIES.

FDC 1/0532 FDC SPECIAL NOTICE ... ATTENTION ALL OPERATORS - SPECIAL NOTICE EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 27, 2001, 0000 UTC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE PURSUANT TO 14 CFR 91.139 (EMERGENCY AIR TRAFFIC RULES): POST MAINTENANCE FLIGHT TEST, PRODUCTION, AND ACCEPTANCE FLIGHTS FOR AIRCRAFT WITH MAXIMUM CERTIFIED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 95,000 POUNDS OR LESS, INCLUDING FOREIGN REGISTERED AIRCRAFT, MAY BE PERFORMED IN THE TERRITORIAL AIRPSACE OF THE U.S. PROVIDED ALL THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS ARE MET: OPERATIONAL CONTROL IS BY A U.S. COMPANY; PILOTS ARE CERTIFIED BY THE FAA; AIRCRAFT USES A FLIGHT TEST CALL SIGN; AND AIRCRAFT COMPLY WITH ALL OTHER IFR PROCEDURES IN EFFECT. THESE OPERATIONS WILL BE AUTHORIZED IN ENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACE AREAS EXCEPT WITHIN THE BOSTON ENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACE AREA AND EXCEPT WITHIN THE NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON, DC TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTION AREAS.

!FDC 1/0586 FDC SPECIAL NOTICE
ATTENTION ALL OPERATORS - SPECIAL NOTICE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY (SEPTEMBER 28, 2001)UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, PURSUANT TO 14 CFR 91.139, THE FOLLOWING EMERGENCY AIR TRAFFIC RULES ARE IN EFFECT:

PART I. DEFINITIONS
ûTERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S.û MEANS THE AIRSPACE OVER THE U.S., ITS TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS AND THE AIRSPACE OVERLYING THE TERRITORIAL WATERS BETWEEN THE U.S. COAST AND 12 NAUTICAL MILES FROM THE U.S. COAST.
ûOVERFLY/OVERFLIGHTû MEANS ANY FLIGHT DEPARTING FROM AN AIRPORT/LOCATION OUTSIDE THE U.S., ITS TERRITORIES OR POSSESSIONS, WHICH TRANSITS THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S. EN ROUTE TO AN AIRPORT/LOCATION OUTSIDE THE U.S., ITS TERRITORIES OR POSSESSIONS. U.S. ûPUBLIC AIRCRAFTû IS DEFINED AND DESCRIBED IN 49 USC, SECTION 40102(a)(37) AND INCLUDES U.S. FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT. ûFLIGHT TRAININGû MEANS THAT TRAINING, OTHER THAN GROUND TRAINING, RECEIVED FROM AN AUTHORIZED INSTRUCTOR IN FLIGHT IN AN AIRCRAFT.

AIRSPACE
CLASS B AIRSPACE AS DEFINED IN 14 CFR SECTION 71.41.
ûENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACEû REFERS TO THE CLASS B AIRSPACE AND THAT AIRSPACE UNDERLYING AND OVERLYING THE CLASS B AIRSPACE FROM THE SURFACE TO FL180. THIS DEFINITION DOES NOT CHANGE THE ASSOCIATED RULES AND/OR SERVICES PRESCRIBED FOR CLASS B AIRSPACE. ADDITIONALLY, THIS DEFINITION DOES NOT CHANGE THE ASSOCIATED RULES AND/OR SERVICES PRESCRIBED FOR THE UNDERLYING/OVERLYING AIRSPACE.

PART II. U.S., MEXICAN OR CANADIAN REGISTERED AIRCRAFT CONDUCTING IFR/VFR OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED IN THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S. IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE REGULATIONS AND NOTICES TO AIRMEN SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS:

A. IFR - OPERATIONS WITHIN THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S.
PART 129 OPERATORS REQUIRED TO HAVE A SECURITY PROGRAM, PART 129 OPERATORS NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE A SECURITY PROGRAM WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 95,000 POUNDS OR LESS, AND PART 121 AND 125 OPERATIONS, INCLUDING FERRY FLIGHTS ARE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE BETWEEN U.S. AIRPORTS/LOCATIONS.
PART 121 CARGO OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED.
PART 133 OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE WITH AN AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL ASSIGNED DISCRETE BEACON CODE.
PART 135 OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE WITH AN AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL ASSIGNED DISCRETE BEACON CODE. PART 135 AIRCRAFT THAT DO NOT HAVE A COMPANY CALL SIGN MUST FILE A ûTû PRIOR TO THE AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER.
PART 137 OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED OUTSIDE ûENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACE.û
PART 91 OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED OUTSIDE ûENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACE.û
EXCEPT FOR THE BOSTON ENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACE AREA AND EXCEPT FOR OPERATIONS WITHIN THE TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTION AREAS FOR THE NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON DC AREAS ESTABLISHED BY NOTAM, PART 91 OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED INSIDE ûENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACEû EXCEPT FOR THE FOLLOWING: NEWS REPORTING OPERATIONS AND TRAFFIC WATCH FLIGHT OPERATIONS, CIVIL AIRCRAFT BANNER TOWING OPERATIONS, SIGHTSEEING OPERATIONS (IN ROTORCRAFT AND AIRPLANES) CONDUCTED FOR COMPENSATION OR HIRE (UNDER PART 91, PURSUANT TO THE EXCEPTION IN 119.1(E)(2)), AND AIRSHIP/BLIMP OPERATIONS.
ALL PART 91 OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED IN ALASKAN AIRSPACE AND HAWAIIAN AIRSPACE OUTSIDE ûENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACE.û
POST MAINTENANCE, MANUFACTURER PRODUCTION, AND ACCEPTANCE FLIGHT TEST OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED FOR U.S. REGISTERED AIRCRAFT WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 95,000 POUNDS OR LESS, WITHIN ûENHANCED CLASS Bû AIRSPACE AREAS, EXCEPT THE BOSTON ENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACE AREA AND EXCEPT FOR OPERATIONS WITHIN THE TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTION AREAS FOR THE NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON DC AREAS ESTABLISHED BY NOTAM.
POST MAINTENANCE, MANUFACTURER PRODUCTION, AND ACCEPTANCE FLIGHT TEST OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED FOR CANADIAN AND MEXICAN REGISTERED AIRCRAFT WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 95,000 POUNDS OR LESS, WITHIN THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S., EXCEPT THE BOSTON ENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACE AREA AND EXCEPT FOR OPERATIONS WITHIN THE TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTION AREAS FOR THE NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON DC AREAS ESTABLISHED BY NOTAM, PROVIDED ALL THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS ARE MET: OPERATIONAL CONTROL IS BY A U.S. COMPANY; U.S. PILOTS OPERATE THE AIRCRAFT; AIRCRAFT USES A FLIGHT TEST CALL SIGN, AND; AIRCRAFT COMPLY WITH ALL OTHER PROCEDURES IN EFFECT.
AIRBORNE CANCELLATION OF IFR IS AUTHORIZED IN AIRSPACE WHERE VFR OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED.
PILOTS ARE AUTHORIZED TO DEPART VFR, WHERE VFR OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED, TO ACTIVATE/FILE IFR CLEARANCES WHILE AIRBORNE.
VFR-ON-TOP OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED.
ALL U.S. MILITARY, AND U.S., CANADIAN, AND MEXICAN MEDEVAC, FIRE FIGHTING, LAW ENFORCEMENT, RESCUE/RECOVERY, AND EMERGENCY EVACUATION AIRCRAFT CAN OPERATE WITH AN ATC-ASSIGNED DISCRETE BEACON CODE.
U.S. AIRCRAFT ACTIVELY ENGAGED IN FIRE FIGHTING OPERATIONS MAY BE EXEMPT FROM THE BEACON CODE REQUIREMENT.
IF YOU ARE UNSURE OF YOUR AUTHORIZATION STATUS PLEASE CONTACT A FLIGHT SERVICE STATION AT 1-800-WXBRIEF.

B. VFR - OPERATIONS WITHIN THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S.
IN THE INTEREST OF NATIONAL SECURITY, AND TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, PILOTS ARE ADVISED TO AVOID THE AIRSPACE ABOVE, OR IN PROXIMITY TO, SITES SUCH AS NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS, POWER PLANTS, DAMS, REFINERIES, INDUSTRIAL COMPLEXES, AND OTHER SIMILAR FACILITIES. PILOT SHOULD NOT CIRCLE AS TO LOITER IN THE VICINITY OF SUCH FACILITIES.
PART 129 OPERATORS REQUIRED TO HAVE A SECURITY PROGRAM, PART 129 OPERATORS NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE A SECURITY PROGRAM WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 95,000 POUNDS OR LESS, AND PART 121 AND 125 OPERATIONS, INCLUDING FERRY FLIGHTS ARE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE BETWEEN U.S. AIRPORTS/LOCATIONS.
PART 121 CARGO OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED.
PART 133 OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE WITH AN AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL ASSIGNED DISCRETE BEACON CODE.
PART 135 OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE WITH AN AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL ASSIGNED DISCRETE BEACON CODE. PART 135 AIRCRAFT THAT DO NOT HAVE A COMPANY CALL SIGN MUST FILE A ûTû PRIOR TO THE AIRCRAFT TAIL NUMBER.
U.S. REGISTERED AIRCRAFT CONDUCTING PART 137 OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE OUTSIDE ûENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACE.û
U.S. REGISTERED AIRCRAFT CONDUCTING PART 91 OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE OUTSIDE ûENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACE.û
PIPELINE/POWERLINE OPERATORS ARE AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT IFR/VFR OPERATIONS IN ALL AIRSPACE EXCEPT THE TFR AIRSPACES OF NEW YORK, WASHINGTON DC AND SPORTING EVENT-OPEN AIR ASSEMBLIES, AND THE ûENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACEû IN BOSTON. AN ATC ASSIGNED BEACON CODE IS REQUIRED FOR ALL OF THESE OPERATIONS.
FLIGHT TRAINING OPERATIONS (SEE DEFINITION) AND PROFICIENCY/CURRENCY/STUDENT SOLO OPERATIONS (NO INSTRUCTOR REQUIRED) ARE AUTHORIZED OUTSIDE ûENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACEû FOR PILOTS OF SINGLE AND MULTI-ENGINE NON-TURBOJET POWERED AND NON-POWERED AIRCRAFT WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF12,500 POUNDS OR LESS.
FLIGHT TRAINING OPERATIONS (SEE DEFINITION) WITHIN ûENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACEû, EXCEPT THE BOSTON ûENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACEû AREA AND EXCEPT FOR OPERATIONS WITHIN THE NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON DC TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTION AREAS, VFR FLIGHT TRAINING OPERATIONS AND SUPERVISED STUDENT SOLO OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED FOR SINGLE AND MULTI-ENGINE NON-TURBOJET POWERED, NON-POWERED, AND ROTOR DRIVEN PISTON POWERED AIRCRAFT WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 6000 POUNDS OR LESS.
POST MAINTENANCE, MANUFACTURER PRODUCTION, AND ACCEPTANCE FLIGHT TEST OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED FOR U.S. REGISTERED AIRCRAFT WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 95,000 POUNDS OR LESS, WITHIN ûENHANCED CLASS Bû AIRSPACE AREAS, EXCEPT THE BOSTON ENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACE AREA AND EXCEPT FOR OPERATIONS WITHIN THE TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTION AREAS FOR THE NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON DC AREAS ESTABLISHED BY NOTAM.
POST MAINTENANCE, MANUFACTURER PRODUCTION, AND ACCEPTANCE FLIGHT TEST OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED FOR CANADIAN AND MEXICAN REGISTERED AIRCRAFT WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 95,000 POUNDS OR LESS, WITHIN THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S., EXCEPT THE BOSTON ENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACE AREA AND EXCEPT FOR OPERATIONS WITHIN THE TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTION AREAS FOR THE NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON DC AREAS ESTABLISHED BY NOTAM, PROVIDED ALL THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS ARE MET: OPERATIONAL CONTROL IS BY A U.S. COMPANY; U.S. PILOTS OPERATE THE AIRCRAFT; AIRCRAFT USES A FLIGHT TEST CALL SIGN, AND; AIRCRAFT COMPLY WITH ALL OTHER PROCEDURES IN EFFECT.
ALL PART 91 OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED IN ALASKAN AIRSPACE AND HAWAIIAN AIRSPACE OUTSIDE ûENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACE.û
PILOTS ARE AUTHORIZED TO DEPART VFR, WHERE VFR OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED, TO ACTIVATE/FILE IFR CLEARANCES WHILE AIRBORNE.
ALL U.S. MILITARY, AND U.S., CANADIAN, AND MEXICAN MEDEVAC, FIRE FIGHTING, LAW ENFORCEMENT, RESCUE/RECOVERY, AND EMERGENCY EVACUATION AIRCRAFT CAN OPERATE WITH AN ATC-ASSIGNED DISCRETE BEACON CODE, EXCEPT U.S. MILITARY CAN OPERATE OUTSIDE ûENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACEû WITH/WITHOUT A DISCRETE BEACON CODE AT THEIR REQUEST.
U.S. REGISTERED AIRCRAFT ACTIVELY ENGAGED IN FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONS MAY BE EXEMPT FROM THE BEACON CODE REQUIREMENT.
TRANSIT OF U.S. CONTROLLED AIRSPACE BY ANY AIRCRAFT BEYOND THE 12 NAUTICAL MILE TERRITORIAL LIMIT IS PERMITTED.
IF YOU ARE UNSURE OF YOUR AUTHORIZATION STATUS PLEASE CONTACT A FLIGHT SERVICE STATION AT 1-800-WXBRIEF.
OPERATIONS TO/FROM LOCATIONS OUTSIDE THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S. - IFR/VFR
PART 91 VFR OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED FOR AIRCRAFT WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 95,000 POUNDS OR LESS, BETWEEN THE COUNTRIES OF THE U.S., CANADA AND MEXICO, PROVIDED ALL THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS ARE MET:
THE AIRCRAFT IS REGISTERED IN THE U.S., CANADA OR MEXICO.
THE FLIGHT CREW AND ONLY KNOWN PASSENGERS ARE ON BOARD.
THE AIRCRAFT FILES AND ACTIVATES A FLIGHT PLAN.
THE AIRCRAFT IS IN COMMUNICATION WITH THE GOVERNING ATC FACILITY AT THE TIME OF THE BOUNDARY CROSSING.
THE AIRCRAFT IS SQUAWKING AN ATC ASSIGNED DISCRETE BEACON CODE.
THE AIRCRAFT COMPLIES WITH ALL U.S. CUSTOMS NOTIFICATIONS AND COMPLIES WITH REQUIREMENTS TO LAND AT AIRPORTS IN THE U.S., CANADA OR MEXICO DESIGNATED AS PORTS OF ENTRY.
THE AIRCRAFT AVOID ûENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACE.û
AUTHORIZED FOR AIRCRAFT WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 95,000 POUNDS OR LESS, BETWEEN CANADA AND ALASKA PROVIDING THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS ARE MET:
THE AIRCRAFT IS REGISTERED IN THE U.S., CANADA OR MEXICO.
THE FLIGHT CREW AND ONLY KNOWN PASSENGERS ARE ON BOARD.
ENTRY BETWEEN CANADA AND ALASKA MUST BE DONE NORTH OF THE 54TH PARALLEL.
TRANSPONDER EQUIPPED AIRCRAFT SQUAWK 1200.
THE AIRCRAFT FILES AND ACTIVATES A FLIGHT PLAN.
PART 129 OPERATORS REQUIRED TO HAVE A SECURITY PROGRAM, PART 129 ALL CARGO OPERATORS, AND PART 129 OPERATORS NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE A SECURITY PROGRAM WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 95,000 POUNDS OR LESS, AND PART 121 AND 125 OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED TO DEPART THE U.S.
PART 121 OPERATORS FROM EXTRAORDINARY LOCATIONS (THOSE STATIONS AT WHICH THE FAA REQUIRES EXTRAORDINARY SECURITY MEASURES) OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND PARTS 121, 125, 129 FROM ALL AIRPORTS IN CANADA, SCOTLAND, WALES, ENGLAND, AND NORTHERN IRELAND ARE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER THE U.S.
FAA SECURITY MAY AUTHORIZE, ON A STATION-BY-STATION BASIS, PART 121 OPERATORS FROM NON-EXTRAORDINARY LOCATIONS TO ENTER THE U.S. FAA SECURITY MAY AUTHORIZE, ON A STATION-BY-STATION BASIS, PART 129 OPERATORS REQUIRED TO HAVE A SECURITY PROGRAM TO ENTER THE U.S. PART 129 ALL CARGO OPERATORS, AND PART 129 OPERATORS NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE A SECURITY PROGRAM WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 95,000 POUNDS OR LESS ARE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER THE U.S.
U.S. REGISTERED PART 91 OPERATORS ARE AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT IFR OPERATIONS FROM U.S. AIRPORTS TO AND FROM EACH OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES: JAPAN, CANADA, MEXICO, THE BAHAMAS, ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, WALES, AND NORTHERN IRELAND; OPERATE IN ACCORDANCE WITH IFR FROM DEPARTURE TO DESTINATION; MAKE NO INTERMEDIATE STOPS, AND; COMPLY WITH ALL U.S. CUSTOMS NOTIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS TO LAND AT U.S. AIRPORTS DESIGNATED AS PORTS OF ENTRY.
FAA SECURITY MAY AUTHORIZE NON-CANADIAN PART 129 OPERATORS REQUIRED TO HAVE A SECURITY PROGRAM, ON AN OPERATOR BY OPERATOR BASIS, TO OVERFLY THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S. PART 129 ALL CARGO OPERATORS, AND PART 129 OPERATORS NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE A SECURITY PROGRAM WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 95,000 POUNDS OR LESS, MAY OVERFLY THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S.
PART 129 CANADIAN OPERATORS ARE AUTHORIZED TO OVERFLY THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S.
PART 135 OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE WITH AN AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL ASSIGNED DISCRETE BEACON CODE.
TRANSIT OF U.S. CONTROLLED AIRSPACE BY ANY AIRCRAFT BEYOND THE 12 NAUTICAL MILE TERRITORIAL LIMIT IS PERMITTED.
IF YOU ARE UNSURE OF YOUR AUTHORIZATION STATUS, PLEASE CONTACT A FLIGHT SERVICE STATION AT 1-800-WXBRIEF.

PART III. ALL AIRCRAFT OTHER THAN U.S., MEXICAN OR CANADIAN REGISTERED AIRCRAFT CONDUCTING IFR OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED IN THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S. IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE REGULATIONS AND NOTICES TO AIRMEN SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS:
VFR OPERATIONS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED EXCEPT AS SPECIFIED IN D BELOW.
PART 91 OVERFLIGHT OPERATIONS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED, EXCEPT FOR PART 91 IFR OPERATORS WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFCATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT LESS THAN 95,000 POUNDS.
PART 91 OPERATORS ARE AUTHORIZED TO DEPART THE U.S. WITH NO INTERMEDIATE STOPS WITHIN THE U.S.
POST MAINTENANCE, MANUFACTURER PRODUCTION, AND ACCEPTANCE FLIGHT TEST VFR OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED FOR FOREIGN REGISTERED AIRCRAFT WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 95,000 POUNDS OR LESS, WITHIN THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S., EXCEPT THE BOSTON ENHANCED CLASS B AIRSPACE AREA AND EXCEPT FOR OPERATIONS WITHIN THE TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTION AREAS FOR THE NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON DC AREAS ESTABLISHED BY NOTAM, PROVIDED ALL THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS ARE MET: OPERATIONAL CONTROL IS BY A U.S. COMPANY; U.S. PILOTS OPERATE THE AIRCRAFT; AIRCRAFT USES A FLIGHT TEST CALL SIGN, AND; AIRCRAFT COMPLY WITH ALL OTHER PROCEDURES IN EFFECT.
PART 129 OPERATORS REQUIRED TO HAVE A SECURITY PROGRAM, PART 129 ALL CARGO OPERATORS, AND PART 129 OPERATORS NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE A SECURITY PROGRAM WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 95,000 POUNDS OR LESS ARE AUTHORIZED TO DEPART THE U.S. FROM SECURE AIRPORTS.
FAA SECURITY MAY AUTHORIZE PART 129 OPERATORS REQUIRED TO HAVE A SECURITY PROGRAM, ON A STATION BY STATION BASIS, TO ENTER AND OPERATE WITHIN THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S.
PART 129 ALL CARGO OPERATORS, AND PART 129 OPERATORS NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE A SECURITY PROGRAM WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 95,000 POUNDS OR LESS, MAY ENTER AND OPERATE WITHIN THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S.
FAA SECURITY MAY AUTHORIZE PART 129 OPERATORS REQUIRED TO HAVE A SECURITY PROGRAM, ON AN OPERATOR BY OPERATOR BASIS, TO OVERFLY THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S. PART 129 OPERATORS NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE A SECURITY PROGRAM WITH A MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED TAKEOFF GROSS WEIGHT OF 95,000 POUNDS OR LESS, MAY OVERFLY THE TERRITORIAL AIRSPACE OF THE U.S.

PART IV. OTHER AUTHORIZATIONS.
COMMERCIAL SPACE OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED AND MUST BE APPROVED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ESTABLISHED PROCEDURES.
PART 101 OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED.
PART 103 OPERATIONS ARE AUTHORIZED.
PART V. SPECIAL INFORMATION.
FOREIGN MILITARY OR FOREIGN GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT MUST OBTAIN SPECIFIC APPROVAL FOR FLIGHT OPERATIONS THROUGH THEIR EMBASSY PRIOR TO FILING AN IFR FLIGHT PLAN.
PILOTS CAN EXPECT SOME DELAYS TO CERTAIN AIRPORTS DUE TO TRAFFIC VOLUME.
PILOTS ARE REMINDED THAT THERE ARE INCREASED SECURITY MEASURES IN PLACE AT MANY AIRPORTS. IN ACCORDANCE WITH 14 CFR SECTION 91.103, PRIOR TO DEPARTURE PILOTS MUST OBTAIN PERTINENT FLIGHT INFORMATION, INCLUDING ANY TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS ALONG THEIR ROUTE OF FLIGHT OR AT THEIR POINT OF DEPARTURE/ARRIVAL.
IF YOU ARE UNSURE OF YOUR AUTHORIZATION STATUS, PLEASE CONTACT A FLIGHT SERVICE STATION AT 1-800-WXBRIEF.

FDC 1/0609 FDC ... SPECIAL NOTICE ... RESTRICTED/PROHIBITED AREA ENFORCEMENT EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, COMMERCIAL AND PRIVATE AIRCRAFT FLYING INSIDE, OR IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO, NEWLY ESTABLISHED OR CURRENTLY EXISTING RESTRICTED OR PROHIBITED AREAS OF THE UNITED STATES WILL BE SUBJECT TO BEING FORCED DOWN BY ARMED MILITARY AIRCRAFT. IF NECESSARY, THE MILITARY HAS INDICATED THAT DEADLY FORCE WILL BE USED TO PROTECT THESE AREAS FROM UNAUTHORIZED INCURSIONS. THESE MEASURES ARE NECESSARY IN RESPONSE TO THE TERRORIST ATROCITIES OF SEPT. 11, 2001, WHICH CAUSED THOUSANDS OF INNOCENT CIVILIAN CASUALTIES. THE MILITARY WILL USE DEADLY FORCE ONLY AS A LAST RESORT, AFTER ALL OTHER MEANS ARE EXHAUSTED. THIS NEW POLICY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. OFFICIAL CHARTS OUTLINING THE NEW RESTRICTED OR PROHIBITED AREAS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. THESE AREAS WILL BE PERIODICALLY REVISED AND WILL THEREFORE REQUIRE THAT EACH PILOT RECEIVE AN UP TO DATE BRIEFING ON THE STATUS OF THESE AREAS PRIOR TO EVERY FLIGHT. IN ADDITION, ALL AIRCRAFT OPERATING IN THE U.S. NATIONAL AIRPSACE AND IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE SUBJECT AREAS, IF CAPABLE, WILL MAINTAIN A LISTENING WATCH ON VHF GUARD 121.5 OR UHF 243.0. IT IS INCUMBENT ON ALL AVIATORS TO KNOW AND UNDERSTAND THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES IF INTERCEPTED. REVIEW AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION MANUAL SECTION 6, 5-6-2 FOR INTERCEPT PROCEDURES.

 

Posted: 9/28/2001 By: General News


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