October 10, 2001
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has developed the following plan for the resumption of visual flight rule (VFR) operations in "enhanced" Class B (ECB) airspace.
The need for VFR flying in the 30 areas of ECB airspace includes:
AOPA recommends the following operational requirements for VFR operations in ECB airspace:
In addition to the airspace-based recommendations, AOPA offers the following enhancements to permit certain specialty operations currently not permitted to operate VFR in ECB airspace.
These specialty operations require strict adherence to the following procedures at all times while inside ECB airspace:
Additional procedures for each specific activity type are also listed below:
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