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ALC-55: Washington DC Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA)
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Introduction

Security-related procedures and requirements are a fact of life for today’s pilots, especially those who operate in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Special Flight Rules Area (DC SFRA) and the DC Flight Restricted Zone (DC FRZ).
 
Most of what you already know about operating in the DC ADIZ and DC FRZ applies to the DC SFRA.  If you completed an earlier version of this course, you do not need to take it again.  Even so, it is a good idea to review this material periodically to refresh your understanding.  In addition, always check Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs) before every flight for possible changes. 

 

Course Contents & Objectives


When you complete this course, you will be able to define and explain: 

  • Definition and location of the DC SFRA
    • Standard operating requirements for VFR and IFR flights in the DC SFRA
  • Special procedures for the Leesburg Maneuvering Area
  • Fringe airport operating requirements and procedures
  • Traffic pattern procedures for towered and non-towered airports 
  • Definition and location of the DC FRZ
    • Standard operating requirements for VFR and IFR flights in the DC FRZ
  • Requirements and procedures for the “Maryland 3” airports
  • Requirements and procedures for transiting the DC SFRA
  • Procedures for abnormal / emergency situations
  • Special instructions  

 

Course Structure


This course uses the Flash, which you will open in the next chapter.  It will take approximately 40 - 45 minutes to go through this material.

When you complete the Flash portion of the course, you will find pages with helpful links, high-resolution graphics, and reference materials such as kneeboard guides that you can take with you when you fly. 

At the end of the course is a review.   Following the review is a short multiple choice exam, which you will need to take in a single session. Note: If you have difficulty reaching the Review and/or Exam sections after viewing the course, please go to your account on FAASafety.gov, log in, go to your Courses In Progress page (located under the Courses link under the Activities, Courses & Seminars tab), and click on Continue. If the Review and/or Exam buttons are "grayed out", be sure each of the previous chapter buttons are completed by clicking on each in turn. This will activate the Review button, which when clicked, will activate the Exam button.

This course was last updated 11-29-2011.

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COURSE CREDIT

To receive appropriate course credit for this course you must:

  • Have an account on FAASafety.gov
  • Be logged into that account
  • Be enrolled in the course
  • You must visit each chapter of the course, using the navigation bars at the top or bottom of each screen, and complete all the course material found on each.

NOTE: Some links may take you to other sites or open windows on top of the course window. You will need to return to this course on FAASafety.gov to complete the exam. This might be as simple as closing all the additional windows. However, you may find it necessary to return to FAASafety.gov, log in again, and then "continue" the course from the Course List.

  • Upon completion of the review section the Exam-sd.JPGbutton will turn blue Exam.JPGindicating you are ready to start the examination. Upon successful completion of the exam you are given the appropriate course credit automatically.
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