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!FDC 6/5307 FDC SPECIAL NOTICE. FOR THE TAKEOFF AND LANDING PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT (TALPA) EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2016, TALPA RELATED CHANGES TO THE AIM AND THE AIP WILL APPEAR IN NOTICES LOCATED ON THE TALPA WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.FAA.GOV/ABOUT/INITIATIVES/TALPA/. THE CHANGES WILL BE MADE TO THESE DOCUMENTS IN SPRING OF 2017. 1609201630-PERM
!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 6/5355 (KZDC A0540/16) ZDC MD..SPECIAL NOTICE..EFFECTIVE 1701010000 UNTIL 2012312359, SCIENTIFIC AND RESEARCH LASER OPS WILL BE CONDUCTED AT THE NASA/GODDARD SPACE CENTER GEOPHYSICAL AND ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY IN LAUREL, MARYLAND LOCATED AT 390113N0764939W. THE SYSTEM IS INTERMITTENT, WITH POSSIBLE OPERATIONS HAPPENING 24HRS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK. THE LASER BEAM MAY BE INJURIOUS TO PILOTS/AIRCREWS AND PASSENGERS EYES FOR A DISTANCE FM SFC-110352FT AGL. HOWEVER, THIS SYSTEM USES A LASER HAZARD REDUCTION RADAR SYSTEM THAT IS SLAVED TO THE TELESCOPE MOUNT, TO ENSURE THE LASER IS DEACTIVATED IN THE EVENT AN ACFT APPROACHES. THE AREA WILL ALSO BE MONITORED BY OBSERVERS AND THE LASER BEAM WILL BE TERMINATED IF NONPARTICIPATING ACFT ARE DETECTED. LASER IRRADIANCE LEVELS WILL NOT EXCEED THE MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE LEVELS WI THE LASER FREE, CRITICAL, AND SENSITIVE ZONES. OTHER VISUAL EFFECTS, E.G., FLASHBLINDNESS, AFTER IMAGE, GLARE, AND DISTRACTION MAY OCCUR AT GREATER DISTANCES. THE POTOMAC /PCT/ TRACON TELEPHONE 540-349-7541 IS THE FAA COORDINATION FACILITY. 1701010000-2012312359

!FDC 7/2787 (KZHU A0850/17) ZHU SPECIAL NOTICE... THE 2017 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX SPECIAL AIR TRAFFIC PROC PUBLISHED IN THE NOTICE TO AIRMEN PUBLICATION PAGES 4-SPORT-18 THRU 4-SPORT-20 CONTAIN 2 STANDARD TERMINAL ARR ROUTES POTRR AND DXEEE, AND 1 STANDARD INSTRUMENT DEP PROC AEROZ1, THAT WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED OR AVBL FOR THE EVENT. THE OTHER PROC LISTED MAY NOT BE NUMBERED AS INDICATED IN THE NOTAM PUBLICATION. PLEASE CK CURRENT PUBLICATIONS BEFORE FILING A FLT PLAN. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CTC THE HOUSTON /ZHU/ ARTCC TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT UNIT AT 281-230-5590. 1710010600-1710230600
!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 7/5185 (KZJX A1670/17) ZJX SC..GA..FL..SPECIAL NOTICE..DUE TO REQUIRED MILITARY ACTIVITY ON 1030/1090 MHZ, THE TCAS SYSTEM AND ADS-B SYSTEM MAY BE LESS SENSITIVE THAN NORMAL IN THE AIRSPACE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA WI AN AREA DEFINED AS 320648N0821345W TO 320535N0802551W TO 322929N0801046W TO 330007N0791701W TO 324216N0780738W TO 293301N0784047W TO 290163N0800710W TO 295133N0810206W TO 310329N0814919W TO POINT OF ORIGIN. THESE ACTIVITIES WILL NOT GENERATE FALSE TCAS TARGETS. ANY TRAFFIC ADVISORY AND/OR RESOLUTION ADVISORY SHOULD BE TREATED AS VALID AND PILOTS SHOULD RESPOND ACCORDINGLY. IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT THAT PILOTS EXPERIENCE AN ANOMALY WITH TCAS OR ADS-B, PILOTS ARE ADVISED TO NOTIFY THE APPROPRIATE ATC FACILITY IMMEDIATELY. THIS NOTIFICATION WILL PERMIT ATC TO IMPLEMENT ESTABLISHED PROTOCOLS TO MITIGATE REPORTED ANOMALIES. SIMILAR REQUIRED MILITARY ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN CONDUCTED RECENTLY WITHOUT PRODUCING NOTABLE DEGRADATION REPORTS. HOWEVER, PILOTS ARE ADVISED TO MAINTAIN AN INCREASED AWARENESS IN THIS AREA. COMPLEMENTARY NOTAMS, INCLUDING DAILY UPDATES THAT PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DETAILS, WILL BE PUBLISHED AS NEEDED DURING THIS ACTIVITY SFC-FL500. 1710161245-1711010359
!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 7/5182 (KZMA A1185/17) ZMA SC..GA..FL..SPECIAL NOTICE..DUE TO REQUIRED MILITARY ACTIVITY ON 1030/1090 MHZ, THE TCAS SYSTEM AND ADS-B SYSTEM MAY BE LESS SENSITIVE THAN NORMAL IN THE AIRSPACE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA WI AN AREA DEFINED AS 320648N0821345W TO 320535N0802551W TO 322929N0801046W TO 330007N0791701W TO 324216N0780738W TO 293301N0784047W TO 290163N0800710W TO 295133N0810206W TO 310329N0814919W TO POINT OF ORIGIN. THESE ACTIVITIES WILL NOT GENERATE FALSE TCAS TARGETS. ANY TRAFFIC ADVISORY AND/OR RESOLUTION ADVISORY SHOULD BE TREATED AS VALID AND PILOTS SHOULD RESPOND ACCORDINGLY. IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT THAT PILOTS EXPERIENCE AN ANOMALY WITH TCAS OR ADS-B, PILOTS ARE ADVISED TO NOTIFY THE APPROPRIATE ATC FACILITY IMMEDIATELY. THIS NOTIFICATION WILL PERMIT ATC TO IMPLEMENT ESTABLISHED PROTOCOLS TO MITIGATE REPORTED ANOMALIES. SIMILAR REQUIRED MILITARY ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN CONDUCTED RECENTLY WITHOUT PRODUCING NOTABLE DEGRADATION REPORTS. HOWEVER, PILOTS ARE ADVISED TO MAINTAIN AN INCREASED AWARENESS IN THIS AREA. COMPLEMENTARY NOTAMS, INCLUDING DAILY UPDATES THAT PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DETAILS, WILL BE PUBLISHED AS NEEDED DURING THIS ACTIVITY SFC-FL500. 1710161245-1711010359
!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

!FDC 7/5184 (KZTL A0142/17) ZTL SC..GA..FL..SPECIAL NOTICE..DUE TO REQUIRED MILITARY ACTIVITY ON 1030/1090 MHZ, THE TCAS SYSTEM AND ADS-B SYSTEM MAY BE LESS SENSITIVE THAN NORMAL IN THE AIRSPACE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA WI AN AREA DEFINED AS 320648N0821345W TO 320535N0802551W TO 322929N0801046W TO 330007N0791701W TO 324216N0780738W TO 293301N0784047W TO 290163N0800710W TO 295133N0810206W TO 310329N0814919W TO POINT OF ORIGIN. THESE ACTIVITIES WILL NOT GENERATE FALSE TCAS TARGETS. ANY TRAFFIC ADVISORY AND/OR RESOLUTION ADVISORY SHOULD BE TREATED AS VALID AND PILOTS SHOULD RESPOND ACCORDINGLY. IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT THAT PILOTS EXPERIENCE AN ANOMALY WITH TCAS OR ADS-B, PILOTS ARE ADVISED TO NOTIFY THE APPROPRIATE ATC FACILITY IMMEDIATELY. THIS NOTIFICATION WILL PERMIT ATC TO IMPLEMENT ESTABLISHED PROTOCOLS TO MITIGATE REPORTED ANOMALIES. SIMILAR REQUIRED MILITARY ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN CONDUCTED RECENTLY WITHOUT PRODUCING NOTABLE DEGRADATION REPORTS. HOWEVER, PILOTS ARE ADVISED TO MAINTAIN AN INCREASED AWARENESS IN THIS AREA. COMPLEMENTARY NOTAMS, INCLUDING DAILY UPDATES THAT PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DETAILS, WILL BE PUBLISHED AS NEEDED DURING THIS ACTIVITY SFC-FL500. 1710161245-1711010359

!FDC 7/8779 (TJZS A0059/17) ZSU SPECIAL NOTICE... PUERTO RICO HURRICANE MARIA DISASTER RESPONSE AND RECOVERY EFFORTS. EFFECTIVE 1710192030 UTC (1630 LOCAL 10/19/17) UNTIL 1711010359 UTC (2359 LOCAL 10/31/17). PURSUANT TO 49 USC 40103(B) AND APPLICABLE INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS, A SPECIAL NOTICE IS IN EFFECT TO SUPPORT A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR AVIATION OPERATIONS, INCLUDING ONGOING DISASTER RESPONSE AND RECOVERY FLIGHTS, DUE TO HURRICANE MARIA WITHIN THE INTERIOR OR NEAR THE ISLAND OF PUERTO RICO. ALL AIRCRAFT SHOULD USE CAUTION WHEN OPERATING WITHIN THE INTERIOR OR NEAR THE ISLAND OF PUERTO RICO DUE TO NUMEROUS LOW FLYING ROTARY WING AIRCRAFT SUPPORTING RECOVERY EFFORTS FROM HURRICANE MARIA. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON ROTARY WING OPERATIONS IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED PILOTS REVIEW THE FOLLOWING WEB SITE FOR ADDITIONAL OPERATIONAL INFORMATION HTTP://WWW.1AF.ACC.AF.MIL/PORTALS/93/PR%20AIRSPACE%20DECONFLICTION%20.PDF HTTP://WWW.1AF.ACC.AF.MIL/PORTALS/93/PR%20AIRSPACE%20DECONFLICTION%20.PDF HTTP://WWW.1AF.ACC.AF.MIL/PORTALS/93/PR%20AIRSPACE%20DECONFLICTION%20.PDF HTTP://WWW.1AF.ACC.AF.MIL/PORTALS/93/PR%20AIRSPACE%20DECONFLICTION%20.PDF 1710192030-1711010359
!FDC 7/6343 (TJZS A0055/17) ZSU PART 1 OF 2 SPECIAL NOTICE... LUIS MUNOZ MARIN INTL AP (TJSJ) CONTINGENCY RAMP ACCESS. A U.S. MIL MANAGED CONTINGENCY RAMP HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED AT TJSJ TO SUPPORT HURCN MARIA DISASTER RESPONSE AND RECOVERY MISSIONS. A. FIXED-WING U.S. MIL AND CIVILIAN ACFT REQUIRING SERVICES FM THIS CONTINGENCY RAMP MUST CTC THE MARIA FLT OPS COORDINATION CENTER (MFOCC) AT 001-850-283-5994 TO OBTAIN A GND RESERVATION PRIOR TO DEPARTING. B. THIS REQUIREMENT DOES NOT APPLY TO AIR TFC LANDING AT TJSJ NOT NEEDING TO USE THIS CONTINGENCY RAMP. C. ALL FLTS INTENDING TO USE THIS TJSJ CONTINGENCY RAMP MUST BE ON AN ACTIVE IFR FLT PLAN. THE MFOCC MAY AUTH VFR FLTS TO USE THIS TJSJ CONTINGENCY RAMP ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS. D. ASSIGNED SLOT TIMES ARE VALID FOR +/- 20MIN OF THE SKED ARR TIME. E. FLT OPS NEEDING TO MAKE CHANGES, INCLUDING CANCELLATIONS, TO A PREVIOUSLY APPROVED GND RESERVATION FOR THIS TJSJ CONTINGENCY RAMP MUST CALL THE MFOCC AT 001-850-283-5994. F. FLT OPS MISSING THEIR MFOCC ASSIGNED GND RESERVATION OUTSIDE OF +/- 20MIN WILL BE CONSIDERED A "NO SHOW" UNLESS A NEW TIME IS REISSUED OR AN ACCOMODATION CAN BE MADE BY MFOCC. 1710032300-PERM END PART 1 OF 2
!FDC 7/6343 (TJZS A0055/17) ZSU PART 2 OF 2 SPECIAL NOTICE... LUIS MUNOZ MARIN INTL AP (TJSJ) G. ALL FLT OPS USING THIS TJSJ CONTINGENCY RAMP MUST COMPLY WITH NORMAL ATC PROCS. H. PILOTS ARE ADZ TO CK NOTAMS FREQUENTLY FOR POSSIBLE CHANGES PRIOR TO OPERATING TO TJSJ. 1710032300-PERM END PART 2 OF 2

  
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