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FDC 6/5307 - 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. 20 SEP 16:30 2016 UNTIL PERM. CREATED:
20 SEP 16:33 2016
FDC 6/8818 - ...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. 23 MAR 15:38 2016 UNTIL PERM. CREATED: 23 MAR 15:37 2016
FDC 8/2435 - ... 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. WIE UNTIL
UFN. CREATED: 13 JUN 18:28 2008
FDC 4/4386 - 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. WIE UNTIL UFN. CREATED: 19 MAY 14:12 2004

FDC 6/5355 (A0540/16) - 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. 01 JAN 00:00 2017 UNTIL 31 DEC 23:59 2020.
CREATED: 28 DEC 22:22 2016

FDC 4/8712 (A1234/14) - 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. 27 AUG 14:00 2014 UNTIL PERM. CREATED: 27 AUG
14:15 2014

FDC 4/5111 (A2790/14) - 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. 29 OCT 17:53 2014 UNTIL PERM. CREATED: 29 OCT 18:01
2014

FDC 4/5104 (A0868/14) - 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. 29 OCT 17:40 2014 UNTIL PERM. CREATED: 29 OCT
17:50 2014

FDC 7/0430 (A0063/17) - SPECIAL NOTICE... PUERTO RICO TETHERED UAS
OPERATIONS FOR HURCN MARIA DISASTER RESPONSE AND RECOVERY EFFORTS.
EFFECTIVE 1711061400 UTC (1000 LOCAL 11/06/17) UNTIL 1711202145
UTC (1745 LOCAL 11/20/17). PURSUANT TO 49 USC 40103(B), THIS SPECIAL
NOTICE IS IN EFFECT TO SUPPORT A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR TETHERED UAS
OPERATIONS IN THE SAN JUAN CERAP SURFACE CLASS E AIRSPACE WITHIN .25
NMR OF 182229N0655513W (SJU148005.8) AT OR BELOW 200FT AGL DUE
ONGOING DISASTER RESPONSE AND RECOVERY EFFORTS.
DLY SR-SS. 06 NOV 14:00 2017 UNTIL 20 NOV 21:45 2017. CREATED: 06 NOV 14:05
2017
FDC 7/4948 (A0062/17) - PR..SPECIAL NOTICE..PONCE, PUERTO RICO TEMPORARY TWR
PROCEDURES  PURSUANT TO 49 USC 40103(B) EFFECTIVE 1710301530 UTC
(1530 LOCAL 10/30/17) UNTIL 1711300359 UTC (2359 LOCAL 11/30/17).
THIS SPECIAL NOTICE IS IN EFFECT TO OUTLINE TEMPORARY PROCEDURES FOR
THE ISSUANCE OF IFR CLEARANCES AND RELEASES FOR MERCEDITA AIRPORT
(TJPS) WHEN THE TEMPORARY AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER IS OPERATIONAL.
PILOTS MUST CONTACT SAN JUAN CERAP (ZSU) FOR IFR CLEARANCE AT (787)
253 8731/8732 OR BACKUP (787) 253 8648/8664.  ZSU WILL ISSUE THE
CLEARANCE WITH A HOLD FOR RELEASE (HFR), WHEN THE PILOT IS READY TO
DEPART THE PILOT MUST CONTACT TJPS TEMPORARY ATCT AT (808) 851 4960
FOR RELEASE. 30 OCT 15:30 2017 UNTIL 30 NOV 03:59 2017. CREATED: 30 OCT 15:44
2017
FDC 7/4947 (A0061/17) - PR..SPECIAL NOTICE..CEIBA,PUERTO RICO TEMPORARY TWR
PROCEDURES  PURSUANT TO 49 USC 40103(B) EFFECTIVE 1710301530 UTC
(1530 LOCAL 10/30/17) UNTIL 1711300359 UTC (2359 LOCAL 11/30/17).
THIS SPECIAL NOTICE IS IN EFFECT TO OUTLINE TEMPORARY PROCEDURES FOR
THE ISSUANCE OF IFR CLEARANCES AND RELEASES FROM JOSE APONTE DE LA
TORRE AIRPORT (TJRV) WHEN THE TEMPORARY AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER IS
OPERATIONAL.  PILOTS MUST CONTACT SAN JUAN CERAP (ZSU) FOR IFR
CLEARANCE AT (787) 253 8643/4603.  ZSU WILL ISSUE THE CLEARANCE WITH
A HOLD FOR RELEASE (HFR), WHEN THE PILOT IS READY TO DEPART THE
PILOT MUST CONTACT TJRV TEMPORARY ATCT AT (757) 783 7593 FOR
RELEASE. 30 OCT 15:30 2017 UNTIL 30 NOV 03:59 2017. CREATED: 30 OCT 15:43 2017

  
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