On November 19, 2009 the FAA issued an amendment to Part 93. This amendment establishes a Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA) in the vicinity of New York City and defines operational procedures for pilots within the SFRA.
This course provides important information for pilots who conduct flights under VFR in the vicinity of New York City. The course:
Defines the SFRA airspace in the vicinity of New York City, including the Hudson River and East River Exclusions
Describes the new regulatory procedures for operating in the Exclusions
Reviews charted procedures and provides recommendations for operations within the Exclusions
The course consists of three instructional modules:
Pilot Operational Procedures
In addition to the modules, a Resources button is available on every screen. The Resources section includes links to relevant regulations and other useful information for conducting operations in the SFRA.
The average time to complete the course is 20 minutes.
To access the course click on Chapter 1 above.