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Data Current as of: Sun, 01 May 2016 13:41:00 UTC

!FDC 6/5445 FDC ..SPECIAL NOTICE.. USERS OF ADS BCST INSTALLED AVIONICS COMPLIANT TO TSO-C195 ARE ADVISED THEY MAY SEE REDUCTIONS IN TFC INFORMATION SYSTEM BCST DATA IN SOME GEOGRAPHIC AREAS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE (UNTIL SUCH TIME AS REVISED SYSTEM PARAMETERS ARE DEPLOYED). 1604271445-1605260001
!FDC 6/8818 FDC ...SPECIAL NOTICE...IN THE INTEREST OF NATIONAL SECURITY AND TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, PILOTS AND UAS OPERATORS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO AVOID THE AIRSPACE ABOVE OR IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE AND OTHER SENSITIVE LOCATIONS SUCH AS POWER PLANTS (NUCLEAR, HYDRO-ELECTRIC, OR COAL), DAMS, REFINERIES, INDUSTRIAL COMPLEXES, MILITARY FACILITIES, CORRECTIONAL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT FACILITIES UNLESS OTHERWISE AUTHORIZED. PILOTS AND UAS OPERATORS SHOULD NOT CIRCLE AS TO LOITER IN THE VICINITY OVER THESE TYPES OF FACILITIES. 1603231538-PERM
!FDC 8/2435 FDC ... SPECIAL NOTICE ... PILOTS ARE REMINDED THAT THERE ARE INCREASED SECURITY MEASURES IN PLACE FOR AIRCRAFT ENTERING DOMESTIC AIRSPACE, INCLUDING THOSE ENTERING FLORIDA COASTAL WATERS. ALL PILOTS OF VFR AIRCRAFT ARE REQUIRED TO FILE A DEFENSE VISUAL FLIGHT RULES (DVFR) FLIGHT PLAN PRIOR TO ENTRY INTO THE AIR DEFENSE IDENTIFICATION ZONE(ADIZ)IN ACCORDANCE WITH CFR 99 TITLE 14 CHAPTER 1 PART 99 SECURITY CONTROL OF AIR TRAFFIC, SECTIONS 99.1 THROUGH 99.49. THE PILOT MUST ACTIVATE THE DVFR FLIGHT PLAN WITH U.S. FLIGHT SERVICE AND SET THE AIRCRAFT TRANSPONDER TO THE ASSIGNED DISCRETE BEACON CODE PRIOR TO ENTERING THE ADIZ. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ALL DVFR PROCEDURES MAY RESULT IN THE AIRCRAFT BEING INTERCEPTED BY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AIRCRAFT.
!FDC 4/4386 FDC SPECIAL NOTICE... NATIONAL AIRSPACE SYSTEM INTERCEPT PROCEDURES. AVIATORS SHALL REVIEW THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION MANUAL (AIM) FOR INTERCEPTION PROCEDURES, CHAPTER 5, SECTION 6, PARAGRAPH 5-6-2. ALL AIRCRAFT OPERATING IN UNITED STATES NATIONAL AIRSPACE, IF CAPABLE, SHALL MAINTAIN A LISTENING WATCH ON VHF GUARD 121.5 OR UHF 243.0. IF AN AIRCRAFT IS INTERCEPTED BY U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT AND FLARES ARE DISPENSED, THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES ARE TO BE FOLLOWED: FOLLOW THE INTERCEPT'S VISUAL SIGNALS, CONTACT AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL IMMEDIATELY ON THE LOCAL FREQUENCY OR ON VHF GUARD 121.5 OR UHF GUARD 243.0, AND COMPLY WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN BY THE INTERCEPTING AIRCRAFT INCLUDING VISUAL SIGNALS IF UNABLE RADIO CONTACT. BE ADVISED THAT NONCOMPLIANCE MAY RESULT IN THE USE OF FORCE.

!FDC 6/6551 (KORD A4046/16) ORD IL..SPECIAL NOTICE..CHICAGO OHARE INTERNATIONAL, ILLINOIS, RWY STATUS LGTS ARE IN AN OPRL TEST ON RWY 10L/28R AND MUST BE COMPLIED WITH. RWY STATUS LGTS LGT ARRAYS MAY BE OFFLINE INTERMITTENTLY THROUGHOUT THE TEST PHASE. RWY STATUS LGTS ARE RED IN-PAVEMENT LGTS THAT SERVE AS WARNING LGTS ON RWYS AND TWYS INDICATING THAT IT IS UNSAFE TO ENTER, CROSS, OR BEGIN TKOF ON A RWY. NOTE: RWY STATUS LGTS INDICATE RWY STATUS ONLY. THEY DO NOT INDICATE CLEARANCE. PILOTS AND VEHICLE OPRS MUST STILL REC A CLEARANCE FROM ATC BEFORE PROCEEDING. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION VISIT: HTTP://WWW.FAA.GOV/AIR_TRAFFIC/TECHNOLOGY/RWSL 1604291000-1610271400

!FDC 4/8712 (KZHU A1234/14) ZHU TX..SPECIAL NOTICE..AIRCRAFT DESTINED THE HOUSTON TERMINAL AREA THAT FILE AN RNAV OPTIMIZED PROFILE DESCENT (OPD) STAR MUST BE ABLE TO MEET THE VERTICAL PROFILE AND SPEED RESTRICTIONS PUBLISHED ON THE PROCEDURE. IF UNABLE, FILE THE APPROPRIATE CONVENTIONAL NAVIGATION STAR. 1408271400-PERM

!FDC 4/5111 (KZJX A2790/14) ZJX FL..SPECIAL NOTICE..DEPARTURES FROM ORLANDO TERMINAL AIRSPACE WITH ROUTES TRHOUGH MIAMI CENTER MUST ADDRESS THEIR FLIGHT PLANS TO JACKSONVILLE CENTER ONLY. FPL MESSAGES SHOULD NOT BE ADDRESSED TO MIAMI CENTER. 1410291753-PERM

!FDC 4/5104 (KZMA A0868/14) ZMA FL..SPECIAL NOTICE..DEPARTURES FROM ORLANDO TERMINAL AIRSPACE WITH ROUTES TRHOUGH MIAMI CENTER MUST ADDRESS THEIR FLIGHT PLANS TO JACKSONVILLE CENTER ONLY. FPL MESSAGES SHOULD NOT BE ADDRESSED TO MIAMI CENTER. 1410291740-PERM

  
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