Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFR) provide necessary protection, but they have serious economic consequences on the ground. Is it time to reassess those consequences?
FAA’s Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) to Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) offers a good case study on how Trump’s Executive Order on regulatory freezing will effect FAA’s existing, tortuous rule-making process.
Several articles have suggested that the TFR issued to prohibit aircraft from flying over Standing Rock was an independent exercise of jurisdiction by the FAA. FAA did issue a NOTAM to prohibit aircraft from flying over this site, but probable cause does not equal liability.
ARTICLE: Already congested airspace over northern NJ a focus of Super Bowl planning This article talks cogently about the problems of the hundreds of business aircraft which ordinarily fly into and out of EWR and…