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The agency’s limitations in this role have been “revealed” since launching its conflict zone information repository after the 2014 downing of flight MH17.
According to Flight Service Bureau, private and charter flights on business aircraft are exempt from the TSA directive.
Approved operators may now use Rectrix BED as their departure point for non-stop flights to DCA.
AOPA is urging screening and gateway procedures for the airport during President Trump's visits to Mar-a-Lago.
LifeLine Response uses global imagery, communication tools and proprietary algorithms to provide safety and security alerts.
Already in service, the system is able to detect incoming air-to-air and surface-to-air threats.
Lanata Airport “will be the most affected” under the TFR because it is within the more restrictive 10-nm ring.
Because security has always been a core priority for business aviation, additional federal regulations might not necessarily yield any better security.
Rain and low visibility were reported in the area at the time, and witnesses reported seeing the turboprop twin in a steep bank before it hit the water.
G550 crew received a “DESCEND AT MAXIMUM” message on CPDLC, and when they checked on voice with ATC it hadn’t come from them.