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DOMESTIC/INTERNATIONAL January 31, 2019 - February 28, 2019

Notice to Pilots and Interested Personnel in Northern Oregon and Southwest Washington

Lights Out Military Helicopter Operations

effective Date: April 30, 2000

The U.S. Air Force 304th Rescue Squadron conducts low altitude flight in five low altitude tactical navigation (LATN) Areas: "Charlie," "Delta," "Echo," "Golf," and "Tango." These operations are conducted day and night below 200 feet above ground level (AGL). The night operations are conducted utilizing night vision goggles (NVGs). FAA exemption 5891A authorized NVG training in Air Force helicopters to be conducted without lighted position lights. These operations will ONLY be conducted below 200 feet AGL and outside of five (5) nautical miles from any public use airport, within the five (5) LATN areas.

Graphic depicting the five low altitude tactical navigation (LATN) areas.

(ANM-520.6, 3/2/2000)