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Philadelphia No Fly Zone

Discussion in 'News' started by Bill Nicely, Jul 20, 2016.

  1. Bill Nicely

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    Attention if you fly in the Philadelphia, PA, USA area. The FAA has put in place a 34.5 mile radius no fly zone from the Philly International Airport due to the Democratic National Convention.

    attached chart is from SkyVector: Flight Planning / Aeronautical Charts
     

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  2. MPPilot

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    Starts Monday at 10am, so at least it doesn't screw up my weekend plans.
     
  3. Bill Nicely

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    Guess dates would have helped right!

    July 25-29, 2016. I wasn't aware of the actual times, thanks
     
  4. LosDosMonitos

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    I wonder how quickly they'd shoot the drone down if you flew it within a mile
     
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  6. CactusJackSlade

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    34.5 miles is ridiculous... this is why the FAA should consider a micro class set of sub-rules. You could not load enough batteries on a Phantom to get 17.5 miles with anything dangerous on board...
     
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    That NFZ isn't just for UAV's smarty.
     
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    Remember we're playing in the Big Boy sandbox now and we aren't alone. That size TFR is for really BIG and/or really dangerous aircraft. I can assure you 100% they aren't going to make a special set of TFR's for UAS. We play by the big boy rules if we want to play in the big boy sandbox.
     
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    The NFZ needs to be big enough to give them time to shoot down a non-compliant aircraft if necessary.
     
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  10. MapMaker53

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    Probably limited to just balloon flights in the area, fueled by all of the politicians' hot air. ;)