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Here's How A Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) Can Affect You

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by SweatpantsDroner, Jul 2, 2016.

  1. SweatpantsDroner

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    This is an official TFR publication from the FAA. Take a look deeply at the implied authority if you happen to encroach this airspace. Also, take a look at how the locations are charted. They are using a NAVAID reference with Distance Measuring Equipment, with a radius along with LAT/LONs. This is the format for how they are posted and published as Notices To Airmen (NOTAMs). FullSizeRender-1.jpg
    Example of a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) - Aerial Colorado
     
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  2. MiHawkeye

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    Would this sort of TFR show up on the B4UFly app?
     
  3. SweatpantsDroner

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    In most cases yes. However there are different categories of TFRs that may not. Presidential/VIP ones are probably the biggest deal, and surprisingly are the most violated.
     
  4. MiHawkeye

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    Soooooo...... If they don't show up on the app for this, how are you supposed to know? Where do they post them?
     
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    I was listening to Jonathan Repprecht tell a story on an sUASNews video about a time when he noticed a TFR while preparing for a manned flight and decided to (rightfully) stay grounded. Meanwhile another plane took off from the area and the FBI called to ask whose plane it was flying....TFR's a nothing to mess with!
     
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    Half my home city is half covered by a "permanent" TFR over the naval air station. Every time I check, another one has been issued. I asked a navy aviator a couple of days ago why that is and he said it is because the Border Patrol flies a Predator Drone from the base.
     
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    That may likely be, however in those cases you likely can get a clearance (full scale) in and out of the area depending on if there is a public use airport there as well.
     
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