Any flight -- VFR or IFR -- begins with a good breakfast and a thorough preflight briefing, which often includes NOTAMs such as this one:

Kansas City Center (Olathe KS) [ZKC]: September NOTAM #999 issued by Sua Central OA [SUAC] Airspace VANCE 1B _________(MOA) active 7000FT up to BUT not INCLUDING FL180 September 16th, 2015 at 01:00 PM UTC (1509161300) - September 17th, 2015 at 12:01 AM UTC (1509170001)

Decode MOA:


Military Operations Airspace


Military Observation Airspace


Military Orientation Area


Military Operations Area

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