FAA Issues TFR Plans For Democratic Convention | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 04.27.15

Airborne 04.21.15

Airborne 04.22.15

Airborne 04.23.15

Airborne 04.24.15

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 04.27.15

Airborne 04.21.15

Airborne 04.22.15

Airborne 04.23.15

Airborne 04.24.15

Wed, Aug 08, 2012

FAA Issues TFR Plans For Democratic Convention

Convention To be Held September 3-6 In Charlotte, NC

The FAA will be issuing Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFR) in support of the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. The FAA says the restrictions are designed to provide a safe and secure environment for the event.

The FAA classifies the airspace defined in this advisory and the published NOTAM as 'National Defense Airspace'. Pilots who do not adhere to the published procedures may be intercepted, detained, and interviewed by law enforcement/security personnel. Actions which can be taken against pilots include:

Administrative action, including civil penalties and the suspension or revocation of airmen certificates.
Criminal charges, including charges under Title 49 of the United States Code, Section 46307.
Use of deadly force against an airborne aircraft if it is determined that the aircraft poses an imminent security threat.

The FAA advises that noncompliance with the airspace restrictions associated with this event may result in the use of force.

Current plans call for a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) to be centered at 351325N/0805058W and consist of an outer ring of between 30NM and 35NM and a 10NM inner core, from the surface up to but not including 18,000 FT MSL. This TFR will be in effect from approximately 1600 to 2359 local time from September 4-6. The size of the outer ring will vary, and additional inner 10NM rings may be added, based on United States Secret Service requirements. The TFR may also be extended until September 7, based on the presence of either the President or Vice President of the United States.

In addition, from September 4-6 a TFR will be centered at 351325N/0805058W and consist of a 3NM ring, from the surface up to but not including 5,000 FT MSL. This TFR will be in effect from approximately 0900-1600 local September 4-6.

Other short notice TFRs may be put in place over the Charlotte area from September 3-7. Pilots and aircraft operators should check NOTAMS before any flight in or near the Charlotte, NC area during this time frame.

FMI: www.faa.gov

Advertisement

More News

U.S. Drawing Down European Apache Fleet

Will Relocate 24 Aircraft From Germany To Alaska Twenty-Four Apache attack helicopters will be relocated from Germany to Alaska under a cost-saving plan being implemented by the U.>[...]

GoJet Airlines Announces ATP Flight School Partial Reimbursement Program

Program Subsidizes A portion Of ATP Tuition For Students Who Commit To Flying For GoJet Airlines GoJet Airlines is pleased to announce that it has teamed with ATP Flight School to >[...]

ANN FAQ: Getting The Most Out Of ANN's Newsletters

ANN goes through a lot of trouble to make the graphics flashy and cool and an integral part of the story. But let's face it, they're bandwidth-intensive. So here are a couple of th>[...]

Airborne 04.24.15: DA62 Cert, Flt Design's C4, Sporty Transitions, 1st Flt Fight

Also: Legend Cub, Piper Orders, Postal UAVs?, IMC Club 'Brown Jacket Award', X-47B Refueling The Diamond DA62 has received its EASA Type certificate. After a sunny and warm day Wed>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.26.15)

Aerospace Web Aerospaceweb.org is a non-profit site operated by engineers and scientists in the aerospace field. The goal of this site is to provide educational information on a va>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC