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FAA bans drones from Super Bowl

Discussion in 'News' started by liketogethigh, Jan 23, 2016.

  1. liketogethigh

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  2. EnterLeftDownwind

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    This is for all aircraft, not just UAS.
     
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    Except the Goodyear or MetLife blimps.
     
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    Nothing new. Any stadium with an NFL game would be a temp NFZ. It would be smaller but still a NFZ.
     
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    It is a shame they even have to say Do Not Fly . Just the thought of flying over a stadium with a game on just fills wrong but I guess not all fill this way and that is why we are in the position we are in .
     
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    There's exceptions to every TFR.
     
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    That's an odd number for them to pick. 37 miles.
     
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    Probably the range of that tactical nuke that you Phantom can carry LOL
     
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    Haha!! Must have been made in north korea
     
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    37 miles is absolutely stupid...
     
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    37 miles seems a bit extreme but it's only for a single day and not even a full 24hrs.

    When you play in the aviation world you have to expect and allow for these type of restrictions. It's part of playing the game.
     
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    I'm reading it's 32NM. This is for all aircraft. So it applies to planes as well. They don't want someone parachuting into the event and want to have a buffer in order to react.
     
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    You are correct. The legend on the chart states 32NM. I was going from the article and the OP. This shows how bad information can propagate quickly which I admit I was adding to the mess lol.
     
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    32 nm at 150 m/h = about 10 minutes flight time. That is a reasonable restriction range. Not everything is as slow as a UAV.
     
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    They picked the average IQ of a football player and based it on that!!
     
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