Question of the Week: TFRs — Safety, Security, and Minor Inconvenience

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Following the midair collision of a helicopter and a Piper Saratoga, calls have gone out for tighter regulation in New York City's Hudson River VFR corridor. Last Thursday, we asked AVweb readers for their opinion.

Your answers were neck-and-neck, with 45% of those who responded saying it's worth a look because of the density and nature of its traffic, but the corridor should definitely remain VFR and another 41% of you saying it's fine the way it is; midairs can happen anywhere.

For a complete (real-time) breakdown of reader responses, click here.
(You may be asked to register and answer if you haven't already participated in this poll.)


The lives of people in the popular resort areas of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket will be disrupted by the security measures imposed for President Barack Obama's vacation there next week. Is this really necessary?

Is it time for a little more flexibility on TFRs?
(click to answer)

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