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

Notice to Pilots and Interested Persons in KY, TN, Southern IL, IN and Northern AL

Lights Out Military Helicopter Operations

The U.S. Army is conducting "lights out" tactical helicopter training. These operations are conducted without the use of exterior aircraft lights from the surface to 500 feet above ground level, in accordance with FAA Exemption 3946, as amended, during the times of Sunset to Sunrise, and within the boundaries depicted below:

Lat. 38−00−00N, Long. 085−00−00W, to

Lat. 35−00−00N, Long. 085−30−00W, to

Lat. 35−00−00N, Long. 089−20−00W, to

Lat. 36−05−00N, Long. 089−40−00W, to

Lat. 38−10−00N, Long. 089−15−00W, to

Lat. 38−15−00N, Long. 087−30−00W, to

Lat. 38−00−00N, Long. 085−40−00W, to

point of origin. Excluding that airspace

within a 4 nautical mile radius of all public

use airports, and also excluding all class

"B", "C", "D" and "E" controlled airspace.

Diagram of the lights out military operations area in KY, TN, Southern IL, IN, and Northern AL.

(ASO-530/920, 6/8/2006)