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VFR Pilots filing flight plans and checking IFR tickbox

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Not really a question but I was studying ALC-55: Washington DC Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA) and i was suprised to learn that VFR pilots must file a flight plan for SFRA purposes and check IFR in order to generate the required discrete transponder code in the system.

See page 23 in the following pdf.



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  1. Lucas on Aug 24, 2012

    No comment!!!

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  2. Tom on Aug 25, 2012

    World of difference with filing IFR for the DC Zone due to requirment and filing IFR and Flying VFR. VFR pilot still must maintain VFR.

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