Special Use Airspace

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Special Use Airspace
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  1. What is the Acronym for Special Use Airspace?
    W.A.N.T.W/W.C.A.M.P.R
  2. What does the acronym W.A.N.T.W/W.C.A.M.P.R stand for?
    • Warning Area
    • Alert Area
    • National Security Area
    • Temporary Flight Restriction
    • Wildlife/Wilderness Area
    • Controlled Firing Area
    • Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ)
    • Military Operations Area (MOA)
    • Prohibited Area
    • Restricted Area
  3. How is a warning area depicted on a chart?
    Solid blue line, with tick marks on the inside of the box, labeled with a W - (number assigned)
  4. How is a alert area depicted on a chart?
    Solid blue line, with tick marks on the inside of the box, labeled with alert area A - (number assigned)
  5. How is a National Security Area depicted on a chart?
    Red dashed lines
  6. How is a Temporary Flight Restriction depicted on a chart?
    Solid red line
  7. How is a Wildlife/Wilderness Area depicted on a chart?
    Solid blue line with dotted blue line on inside
  8. How is a Controlled Firing Area depicted on a chart?
    Not charted!
  9. How is an Air Defense Identification Zone depicted on a chart?
    Solid purple line with alternating dotted lines on the inside
  10. How is a Military Operations Area depicted on a chart?
    Solid purple line with tick marks on the inside
  11. How are Prohibited Areas depicted on a chart?
    Solid blue line, with tick marks on the inside of the box, labeled with a R - (number assigned)
  12. How are Restricted Areas depicted on a chart?
    Solid blue line, with tick marks on the inside of the box, labeled with a R - (number assigned)
  13. What is a Warning Area?
    • (Warning = Water)
    • Area starting 3 NM off coast that contains activity that may be hazardous to nonparticipating aircraft
  14. What is an Alert Area?
    "Students want to get A's"High volume of pilot training or unusual aerial activity.
  15. What is a National Security Area?
    Flight is discouraged for reasons of national security IE: Hover damn, nuclear power plants
  16. What is a Temporary Flight Restriction area?
    Geographically-limited (in SM) short-term, airspace restriction to provide a margin of safety around large gatherings and/or VIP
  17. What is a Wildlife/Wilderness Area?
    National parks, monuments, seashores, lakeshores, recreation areas and scenic river ways run by a government agency
  18. What is a Controlled Firing Area?
    Ordnance disposal, blasting, static testing of large rocket motors, artillery, etc... either military or civil
  19. What is a Air Defense Identification Zone?
    Serves as a national defense boundary for aerial incursions. typically 12 NM out to sea
  20. What is a Military Operations Area?
    Separates military routine training or testing maneuvers from IFR traffic and to identify for VFR traffic where these activities are conducted
  21. What is a Prohibited Area?
    Aircraft is not allowed, usually due to security concerns
  22. What is a Restricted Area?
    Designed around invisible hazards like artillery fire, aerial gunnery, or guided missiles.
  23. What do you do for a Warning Area?
    Contact controlling agency
  24. What do you do for an Alert Area?
    Enter at your own risk "see and avoid"
  25. What do you do for a National Security Area?
    Requested to avoid except when active then its prohibited
  26. What do you do for a Temporary Flight Restriction?
    Stay away! entry not allowed
  27. What do you do for a Wildlife/Wilderness Area?
    Pilots are required to maintain a minimum altitude of 2,000 Ft AGL landing is prohibited
  28. What do you do for a Controlled Firing Area?
    Firing stops when spotter sees oncoming aircraft
  29. What do you do for a Air Defense Identification Zone?
    • Must file, activate, and close a flight plan.
    • Must have maintain 2-way coms and have an operational radar transponder
  30. What do you do for a Military operations Area?
    Contact the controlling agency to find out if active IFR get ATC routing VFR enters at own risk
  31. What do you do for a Prohibited Area?
    Aircraft is not allowed
  32. What do you do for a Restricted Area?
    No person may operate an aircraft within restricted area between  the designated altitudes and during the time of designation, unless he has the advance permission

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