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Federal Aviation Administration 1 35 th Annual Airports Conference – April 3, 2012 FAA Air show Waiver Reviews Presentation to: Name: Date: 35 th Annual.

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1 Federal Aviation Administration 1 35 th Annual Airports Conference – April 3, 2012 FAA Air show Waiver Reviews Presentation to: Name: Date: 35 th Annual Airports Conference Hershey, PA Michael W. Umstead April 3, 2012 Federal Aviation Administration

2 Federal Aviation Administration 2 35 th Annual Airports Conference – April 3, 2012 OBJECTIVE Review Aviation Event Waiver Application Procedures in accordance with FAA Order , Volume 3, Chapter 6, Section 1

3 Federal Aviation Administration 3 35 th Annual Airports Conference – April 3, 2012 Overview Introduction and Background Definition of Aviation Event Certificate of Waiver, FAA Form Scope of Waiver and Special Provisions FAA Concerns at Aviation Events National Aviation Events Team

4 Federal Aviation Administration 4 35 th Annual Airports Conference – April 3, 2012 Introduction and Background US Navy (1985 – 2000)  USNA Class of 1990  VP-47, USAF (T-37)  Desert Storm/Desert Shield Service Veteran  Aerobatics experience Civilian (2000 – Present)  25 years GA experience  CFI, CFII & MEI  Commercial airline pilot  FAA GA Ops ASI/POI  FAA Air Show IIC  National Aviation Events Specialist (Present)

5 Federal Aviation Administration 5 35 th Annual Airports Conference – April 3, 2012 Definition of Aviation Event FAA Order , Volume 3, Chapter 6, Section 1 “Aviation events include air shows, closed course air races, parachute demonstration jumps, balloon meets, and fly-ins conducted before an invited assembly of persons, for which the FAA issues a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization”

6 Federal Aviation Administration 6 35 th Annual Airports Conference – April 3, 2012 Certificate of Waiver, FAA Form When is it required? Anytime an event organizer wishes to waive regulations listed in 14 CFR Part for an aviation event Who has the authority to grant or deny waivers? Jurisdictional Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) Manager 82 around the country Approval or denial completed within 30 days of receipt Only after the event organizer has met all requirements Upon approval, FAA Form and its attachments become a part of FAA Form

7 Federal Aviation Administration 7 35 th Annual Airports Conference – April 3, 2012 Scope of Waiver and Special Provisions Depends on regulations being waived Varies upon the type of aviation event and the location Some events require nothing more than waiving § (e) to permit aerobatic flight at less than 1,500 feet above the surface. Other events that consist of flybys and static displays may only require waiving sections of part 91 for aircraft speed limitations, minimum safe altitudes, or limitations while operating in the vicinity of airports or within Class B, C, D, or E airspace. There should be a corresponding special provision that gives the conditions that must be followed for each section and/or subsection to be waived to maintain an equivalent level of safety.

8 Federal Aviation Administration 8 35 th Annual Airports Conference – April 3, 2012 Application for Certificate of Waiver or Authorization, FAA Form Must be sent to jurisdictional FSDO within 90 days of Aviation Event Completion and submission of FAA Form and all supporting documents are solely the applicant’s responsibility

9 Federal Aviation Administration 9 35 th Annual Airports Conference – April 3, 2012 Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) An area designated To enhance the protection of persons and property on the surface or in the air To maintain air safety and efficiency, or To prevent the unsafe congestion of aircraft in the vicinity of an aviation event Requested in accordance with 14 CFR Part about the same time the application for waiver is made The responsible person or air boss must request a TFR not FSDO personnel Processed in accordance with the procedures established in FAA Order , Volume 3, Chapter 6, Section 1, subparagraph (E) (4)

10 Federal Aviation Administration th Annual Airports Conference – April 3, 2012 Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) Aerial demonstrations contained entirely within a Class B, C, or D airspace area should not request the issuance of a TFR under 14 CFR Part The procedures for requesting a TFR are found on the following Web site:

11 Federal Aviation Administration th Annual Airports Conference – April 3, 2012 FAA Concerns at Aviation Events Qualification of air boss No aviation experience Seems to occur at air shows that do not have a sanctioned military performance Scope of the waiver List only time needed, not blanket times (i.e. entire weekend) Safety and Emergency plans at Aviation Events Incident response plan template located on ICAS website Airport good resource Responsible person Who should it be? Be knowledgeable of waiver Accessibility during entire event

12 Federal Aviation Administration th Annual Airports Conference – April 3, 2012 FAA Concerns at Aviation Events Timeliness of waiver and authorization requests Include FSDO as early as possible (90/30 Rule) We are aware of 45 days listed on and are currently working to correct Airport Aerial Event Feasibility Surveys FSDO should not be expected to rubber stamp Google map not sufficient enough Currency of map within 90 days Obstructions TFR requirements? FAA does not impose this on event organizers

13 Federal Aviation Administration th Annual Airports Conference – April 3, 2012 National (AFS-800) Aviation Events Team “National Aviation Events Specialist Team” link – Acrobatics & Aerobatics Safety Guidance Waivers, Authorizations and Special Provisions Military Air Show programs National Aviation Event Specialist Team Temporary Flight Restriction Requests

14 Federal Aviation Administration th Annual Airports Conference – April 3, 2012 Conclusion Responsible person send application for waiver to Jurisdictional FSDO within 90 days of Aviation Event FSDO will assist with application process in accordance with FAA Order , Volume 3, Chapter 6, Section 1 QUESTIONS?


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