Tremendous Bowl LVI (56) is ready to happen this Sunday, February thirteenth, at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has established a Momentary Flight Restriction (TFR) on that day beginning at 2:30 PM, Pacific Commonplace Time, and ending at 8:30 PM. Anybody caught flying a drone throughout the TFR’s 30-nautical-mile radius, masking the higher Los Angeles space, throughout that point faces drone confiscation, a minimal $30,000 wonderful and potential jail time.
The FAA has additionally put a TFR in place the day earlier than, on Saturday, February twelfth. Beginning at 10:00 AM, main as much as the principle TFR and occasion, drones aren’t permitted inside a one mile radius of SoFi Stadium. Each TFRs cowl an altitude of 18,000 toes. All particulars are printed on the ‘FAA’s Security Plan for Tremendous Bowl LVI‘ web page.
Exterior of SoFi Stadium in November 2021— Picture by Troutfarm27, used below CC BY-SA 4.0
TFRs are established commonly by the FAA everywhere in the United States to stop sure aerial operations together with glider and drone flights from occurring throughout occasions the place safety shall be in place. When the President, and even Vice President, visits a metropolis, a TFR shall be in impact. Outdoors of the Tremendous Bowl, sporting occasions together with Main League baseball video games and Nationwide Basketball League basketball video games commonly have a 5-nautical-mile TFR in place.
It’s at all times vital to test the FAA’s TFR web site, which posts notices of TFRs 3-5 days prematurely, to make sure you’re not flying illegally. Airspace apps together with Aloft, UASidekick, and the FAA’s B4UFly additionally notify customers of TFRs as they’re taking place. Occasions with excessive ranges of safety, together with the Tremendous Bowl, have extra safety by means of helicopters and fighter jets. It is in your finest curiosity to not take flight when any TFR, particularly this one, is energetic.