Temporary flight restriction at Kitty Hawk


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3/1835 – PART 1 OF 4 FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS KILL DEVIL HILLS, NORTH CAROLINA, DECEMBER 17, 2003 LOCAL. PURSUANT TO TITLE 14, SECTION 91.141 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS AIRCRAFT FLIGHT OPERATIONS ARE PROHIBITED WITHIN 25 NMR UP TO BUT NOT INCLUDING FL180 OF 360106N/0754017W OR THE RBX020006.0 FROM 0312171200 (0700 LOCAL 12/17/03) UNTIL 0312171700 (1200 LOCAL 12/17/03); WITHIN 10 NMR UP TO BUT NOT INCLUDING FL180 OF 360106N/0754017W OR THE RBX020006.0 FROM 0312171200 (0700 LOCAL 12/17/03) UNTIL 0312171700 (1200 LOCAL 12/17/03); EXCEPT AS SPECIFIED BELOW AND/OR UNLESS AUTHORIZED BY ATC: A. ALL AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS WITHIN A 10 NMR AREA LISTED ABOVE ARE PROHIBITED EXCEPT FOR: 1. LAW ENFORCEMENT AND MILITARY AIRCRAFT, DIRECTLY SUPPORTING THE UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE (USSS), EMERGENCY MEDICAL FLIGHTS, AND REGULARLY SCHEDULED COMMERCIAL PASSENGER AND CARGO AIRCRAFT THAT MEET OR EXCEED THE TSA’‘S DOMESTIC SECURITY INSPECTION PROGRAM STANDARDS AND ARE ARRIVING INTO END PART 1 OF 4 WIE UNTIL UFN

What this means is that on the 100th anniversary of powered flight, during the historic re-creation of the Wright Brothers’ achievement, all general aviation airplanes are banned from flying anywhere near the place, because our fearless leader has decided to drop in on the festivities.

Aviation’s alphabet groups are calling this “ironic”. I call it sick, stupid, and indicitave of the careless and inattentive way that this country is conducting itself.

Oh, what about the Wright Flyer replica that is supposed to be airborne? Well, you see, the Flyer will be operating with a waiver from the FAA. You believe this shit?

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