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FAA aims to establish new GPS route in GeorgiaFAA aims to establish new GPS route in Georgia

FAA aims to establish new GPS route in Georgia

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For nearly a decade, AOPA has been pushing for low-altitude T routes through busy airspace for GPS-equipped aircraft. Now the FAA is proposing to establish one near Augusta, Georgia.

The proposed route (T-209) is designed to facilitate the transitioning of airspace adjacent to the Bulldog MOA (military operations area). The new route would provide a more direct route than the current Victor airways. T routes are charted using GPS waypoints. Aircraft equipped with IFR-certified GPS receivers and filing "/G" can fly them.

T routes have been established and charted in Charlotte and Outer Banks, North Carolina; Cincinnati; and Jacksonville, Florida. The Augusta T route would be the first one developed near heavy special-use airspace.

Public comments are due July 6. When submitting comments, reference FAA Docket # FAA-2007-28161. Mail them to: Docket Management System, U.S. Department of Transportation, Room Plaza 401, 400 Seventh Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20590-0001.

June 4, 2007

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