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Old 06-27-2022, 09:44 AM
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Originally Posted by franklin_m View Post
final results:
  • faa forwarded 632 pages in response to my foia request
  • 629 pages of agreements (156) w/ cbos, clubs, ama, etc. In response to my foia request
  • average agreement is 3.9 pages in length
  • 11 sites forwarded to dod for response (still pending)
  • most recent agreement forwarded by faa was 29 oct 2021 (less than 6 months ago)
  • 10 agreements with 2021 dates
  • 62 agreements with 2020 dates
  • 41 of the clubs had specific agreement expiration dates
  • of 41 clubs with agreement expiration dates, 38 are expired (i.e. Invalid)
  • if club had multiple max altitudes based on conditions, i gave credit to the highest (best case)

the impact of ama's "influence"?
  • 96.7% of agreements (151 clubs) limited to 400 feet or less
  • 11.5 % of agreements (18) limited to 200 feet or less
  • 3.2% of agreements (5) were greater than 400 (3x600, 1 ea 1000 & 2000)
  • all but one site approved for >400 comes with additional requirements

(added) of 134 dated after laanc in effect (23 july 2019 per ama - when ama started working to get high altitudes):
  • 96.2% (129) at or below 400 feet

one more thing:
in the entire package, there is no agreement with any entity that gives authority to operate above 400 agl at "taj-muncie"
fake news