- Mar 3, 2015
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According to this map there are only a few hundred acres in the entire Puget Sound area of Washington State where I can legally fly???
Oh dear yet another flight restrictions map which doesn't know anything outside the US exists
The red circles are NOT "No Fly Zones" They are merely the area covered by the 5 mile notification area around US airports.
I like this new app, but it is important for people to take the time to understand what it is telling them.
One feature I like is that it depicts the actual airspace outlines (if selected). Useful for knowing where you might be in the airspace of an airport that extends to the ground even if you are 5 miles away from the airport itself.
Yes I agree with your general sentiment. My point really is that it is touted as a tool for all users of this forum when cleary it is not. US NAS was not mentioned, and it is not even clearly mentioned on the website. If it is a private tool for one country's use if would be polite to say so on the post.Because it is designed by people in the US for use in the US National Airspace System (NAS). Maybe somebody where you live will take the thousands of hours this required to do the same for your location?
Yellow might be a more appropriate color then, or a combination of red immediately around the airports and yellow out to 5 miles.
In UI design it's the "principal of least astonishment"