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Old August 4th 05, 08:36 AM
Larry Dighera
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On Thu, 04 Aug 2005 03:12:06 GMT, George Patterson
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Not exactly. It's a proposal to turn the ADIZ into restricted airspace. That
effectively closes it to many of us.

The FAA proposal to change the DC ADIZ into Restricted airspace with a
ceiling of 18,000' is likely an effort to further de-clutter it.
Perhaps there are so many authorized flights using the airspace now,
that it is too congested to permit effective radar tracking of primary
targets. If so, perhaps a new radar installation might be more

One wonders how flights originating within the airspace, and
congressional commuters will be handled when it becomes Restricted.