Sat, May 17, 2003
TFR: 10nm, 18,000 Feet MSL
Restricted airspace surrounding the Presidential
retreat at Camp David (MD) has once again been expanded this
weekend. Pilots are cautioned to check NOTAMs before taking flight.
The temporary flight restriction (TFR) will push out to a 10-nm
radius below 18,000 feet from 1500 local on Friday, May 16, through
1600 local on Sunday, May 18.
Cancel That Flight Lesson, Ground The Glider
During the effective times of the NOTAM, practice instrument
approaches are prohibited within the TFR.
All operations (except military, law enforcement, and medevac)
are prohibited in the 0-5 nm below 12,500 feet. In the 5-10 nm
ring, aircraft must be on an active IFR or VFR flight plan with a
discrete transponder code assigned by air traffic control and must
maintain radio contact with ATC. All such flights must be for
ingress, egress, or transit only. No flight training, aerobatic,
glider, parachute, hang gliding, ultralight, aerial application, or
animal control operations are permitted.
FDC NOTAM 3/3788
FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS HAGERSTOWN/THURMONT, MD. MAY 16-18, 2003
PURSUANT TO TITLE 14, SECTION 91.141 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL
REGULATIONS AIRCRAFT FLIGHT OPERATIONS ARE PROHIBITED WITHIN 10 NMR
BLW 18,000 FEET MSL OF 393853N/0772800W OR THE FDK351014.8 FROM
0305161900 UTC (1500 LOCAL 05/16/03) UNTIL 0305182000 UTC (1600
LOCAL 05/18/03), EXCEPT AS SPECIFIED BELOW AND/OR UNLESS AUTHORIZED
- A. ALL AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS WITHIN 5 NMR BLW 12,500 FEET AGL ARE
PORHIBITED EXCEPT FOR MILITARY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, AND EMERGENCY
MEDICAL AIRCRAFT ARE EXEMPT FROM THESE PROVISIONS UNDER THE
- 1) AIRCRAFT MUST BE IN TWO-WAY RADIO COMMUNICATIONS WITH ATC
AND DISPLAY ASSIGNED BEACON CODE AT ALL TIMES WITHIN THE TFR.
- 2) AVOID PROHIBITED AREA 40 UNLESS THE AIRCRAFT RECEIVES U.S.
SECRET SERVICE AUTHORIZATION BY CALLING 703-326-3746.
- B. WITHIN THE AIRSPACE BETWEEN 5 NMR AND 10 NMR ALL AIRCRAFT
- 1) BE ON AN ACTIVE IFR OR VFR FLIGHT PLAN WITH A DISCRETE CODE
ASSIGNED BY ATC.
- 2) REMAIN IN TWO-WAY RADIO COMMUNICATIONS WITH ATC.
- 3) FLIGHTS WITHIN THIS AREA ARE FOR INGRESS, AND EGRESS AND
- 4) FLIGHT TRAINING, PRACTICE INSTRUMENT APPROACHES, AEROBATIC
FLIGHT, GLIDER OPERATIONS, PARACHUTE OPERATIONS, ULTRALITE,
HANGGLIDING, AGRICULTURE/CROP DUSTING, AND COMMERCIAL CARGO CARRIER
OPERATIONS THAT FAIL TO MEET OR EXCEED THE FAA''S DOMESTIC SECURITY
INSPECTION PROGRAM STANDARDS, ARE NOT AUTHORIZED.
- NOTE: ALL U.S.SECRET SERVICE CLEARED AIRCRAFT OPERATORS BASED
IN THE AREA SHOULD NOTIFY THE U.S.SECRET SERVICE PRIOR TO THEIR
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