Section 1. Applicability: This rule establishes a special operating
area for persons operating aircraft under visual flight rules (VFR) in the
following airspace of the Los Angeles Class B airspace area designated as
the Los Angeles Special Flight Rules Area: * * *
That part of Area A of the Los Angeles TCA between 3,500 feet above
mean sea level (MSL) and 4,500 feet MSL, inclusive, bounded on the north
by Ballona Creek, on the east by the San Diego Freeway, on the south by
Imperial Highway, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean shoreline.
Section 2. Aircraft operations, general. Unless otherwise authorized by
the Administrator, no person may operate an aircraft in the airspace
described in Section 1 unless the operation is conducted under the
a. The flight must be conducted under VFR and only when operation may
be conducted in compliance with §91.155(a).
b. The aircraft must be equipped as specified in FAR 91.215(b) replying
on Code 1201 prior to entering and while operating in this area.
c. The pilot shall have a current Los Angeles Terminal Area Chart in
d. The pilot shall operate on the Santa Monica very high frequency
omni-directional radio range (VOR) 132° radial.
e. Operations in a southeasterly direction shall be in level flight at
3,500 feet MSL.
f. Operations in a northwesterly direction shall be in level flight at
4,500 feet MSL.
g. Indicated airspeed shall not exceed 140 knots.
h. Anticollision lights and aircraft position/navigation lights shall
be on. Use of landing lights is recommended.
i. Turbojet aircraft are prohibited from VFR operations in this area
Section 3. Notwithstanding the provisions of §91.131(a), an air traffic
control authorization is not required in the Los Angeles Special Flight
Rules Area for operations in compliance with section 2 of this SFAR. All
other provisions of §91.131 apply to operate in the Special Flight Rules
Area. AUTHORITY: 49 U.S.C. app. 1303, 1348, 1354(a), 1421, and
1422; 49 U.S.C. 106(g).