FAA has issued a final policy statement that permits general aviation airports to enter into residential through-the-fence (RTTF) agreements…
The use of an “Air Avigation Easement” can make sure the space through which you must fly for a pattern at your residential airpark remains open, free of obstructions and legal.
Many state agencies fail to take into account the differences between public and private airports in regard to such through the fence operations and as a result private airpark operators sometimes have a hard time explaining the issue adequately.
It seems obvious that different FAA regions and local offices read and interpret the material in different ways and hopefully we can get an FAA-wide clarification on the issue.
Recently a subscriber asked about the limitations on hangars in his community, particularly those larger than 2,000 square feet.
Hidden Valley Airpark in Texas has shared their avigation easement as a starting point for others to use. Preparing such an easement for an airpark is important protection particularly if such agreements can be reached with those under the airpark flight patterns.
Well, recently a bill was introduced into the House of Representatives that calls for the TSA to establish security requirements for general aviation airparks – HR 3397 The General Aviation Security Act of 2005.
One of the major issues that continually comes up in discussions about residential airparks is how a homeowners association or an airpark developer enforces the covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&Rs) that have been established.
A problem that crops up regularly at residential airparks concerns the individual who won’t live by the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs).