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M 075/2021

Effective 26 AUG 2021

  RESTRICTION OF FLYING REGULATIONS: TOPCLIFFE, NORTH YORKSHIRE,
5 SEPTEMBER - 17 SEPTEMBER 2021

An unlit and unmarked balloon will be tethered in the vicinity of Topcliffe Aerodrome, North Yorkshire between 5 and 17 September 2021. As part of the safety arrangements to mitigate any risk of cable strikes, the Secretary of State for Transport has decided that it is necessary, in the interests of flight safety, to introduce Restriction of Flying Regulations under Article 239 of the Air Navigation Order 2016.
Subject to paragraph 3, between 0700 HRS on 5 September and 1700 HRS on 17 September 2021, no aircraft is to fly below 6000 FT AMSL within the area bounded by a circle having a radius of 2 NM centred at 541219N 0012329W.
Paragraph 2 does not apply to any aircraft flying:
  1. with the permission of the Flight Control Officer, 2 Signal Squadron, 32 Signal Regiment who may be contacted on telephone 07976-207839; or

  2. with a clearance issued by the Air Traffic Control Unit at RAF Leeming.

The times mentioned in paragraph 2 are Co-ordinated Universal Time (UTC), which is one hour behind British Summer Time.
Details of Restricted Airspace (Temporary) feature in the daily AIS Information Line message 08085-354802 and 01489-887515 and will be included on the Pre-flight Information Bulletins (PIB) through the AIS Website at http://www.nats.aero/ais.
Further enquiries can be made to Mr S J Maxted, Airspace Regulator, Safety and Airspace Regulation Group, Civil Aviation Authority, at stephen.maxted@caa.co.uk.