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Permanent TFR @ Disneyland/World, ALL Major Sporting events

Discussion in 'News' started by SilentAV8R, Oct 29, 2014.

  1. SilentAV8R

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    Permanent TFRs issued for major sporting events and Disney properties
    October 27… The FAA has issued three new Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs) creating restrictions for the airspace surrounding major sporting events and the Disney properties in Anaheim, CA and Kissimmee/Orlando, FL. The new flight restrictions permanently prohibit the operation of radio control model aircraft at any time within 3 nm (3.5 statute miles) of both the Disneyland and Disney World theme parks, and for a period of 1 hr before and 1 hr after major sporting events.

    The NOTAM/TFRs read in part… commencing one hour before the scheduled time of the event until one hour after the end of the event. All aircraft operations; including parachute jumping, unmanned aircraft and remote controlled aircraft, are prohibited within a 3 nm radius from the surface up to and including 3,000’ above ground level of any stadium having a seating capacity of 30,000 or more people where either a regular or post season Major League Baseball, National Football League, or NCAA Division One football game is occurring. This NOTAM also applies to NASCAR Sprint Cup, Indy Car, and Champ series races excluding qualifying and pre-race events. Flights conducted for operational purposes of any event, stadium or venue and broadcast coverage for the broadcast rights holder are authorized with an approved airspace waiver. An FAA airspace waiver does not relieve operators from obtaining all other necessary authorizations and complying with all applicable federal aviation regulations. The restrictions described above do not apply to those aircraft authorized by and in contact with ATC for operational or safety of flight purposes, Department of Defense, law enforcement, and air ambulance flight operations… Flights conducted for operational purposes of any Disneyland event and venue are authorized with an approved waiver.

    http://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_4_3634.html

    http://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_4_3635.html

    http://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_4_3621.html
     
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    Re: Permanent TFR @ Disneyland/World, ALL Major Sporting eve

    Who will see a Phantom at 1km high?
     
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    Re: Permanent TFR @ Disneyland/World, ALL Major Sporting eve

    At night it might be easy, but then again that is not the point. The TFR does not say it is OK to do as long as you do not get caught. People can make their own decisions, but they should keep in mind that those decisions may affect more than just themselves. The FAA has done this because of too many reports of sUAS/Models flying in these areas. Any future actions will certainly be based in part to how well we as a community comply or not.
     
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    Re: Permanent TFR @ Disneyland/World, ALL Major Sporting eve

    Finally, something the FAA has done that I agree with.
     
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    I agree with this as well. So many people been flying very irresponsibly of late
     
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    Seems like a contradicting name. Permanent temporary flight restrictions?
     
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    On reading more closely, this rule has a major issue because it will criminalize people flying miles away from a stadium even when they are no where directly close to a stadium. 3 miles is pretty near for full sized aircraft for which the rule was originally made, but is quite far for model operations. In fact, most models will not even have the range to reach the stadium even when they violate this rule. So if someone lives within 3 miles of a stadium then they would have to check if there is a game going on before they can test a hover in their back yard?
     
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    Hey, know of a store where I can buy a drone in Kissimmee?
     
  10. ianwood

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    Re: Permanent TFR @ Disneyland/World, ALL Major Sporting eve

    Welcome to the FAA.

    Welcome to the FAA.

    Their one size fits all policy is a total failure. Thankfully, avoiding stadium events shouldn't be too hard. Just be happy you don't live in DC where there is a permanent TFR for 30 miles in all directions. Yay!
     
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    Re: Permanent TFR @ Disneyland/World, ALL Major Sporting eve

    But Disney is already planning in the near future to use it's own drones in some entertainment on the property in Anaheim. I guess they will have the faa. Golden seal of approval for it
    http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/27/disney ... ark-shows/
     
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    Re: Permanent TFR @ Disneyland/World, ALL Major Sporting eve

    Please do not hijack threads.
    You will need to make a new topic of your own in the correct area which would be 'General Discussion'. ;)