Temporary flight restrictions (TFRs) have become more common in the post-9/11 heightened security environment, and often pop up on very short notice. Pilots should check notams before each flight by contacting flight service and/or using the FAA DUAT System program.Where can I find information about TFRs?
Pilots should obtain up-to-date information about TFRs from the FAA or flight service. Here are some quick links to official sources of TFR information.What does TFR stand for in aviation?
Temporary Flight Restrictions ( TFRs) define a certain area of airspace where air travel is limited because of: Temporary hazardous conditions, such as a wildfire, hurricane, or chemical spill. A security-related event, such as the United Nations General Assembly. Other special situations, like VIP movement.Where can I learn VFR in the United States?
Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area Special Flight Rules Area and D.C. Flight Restricted Zone online course : This course satisfies the training requirement to fly VFR within 60 nautical miles of the DCA VOR/DME.