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CAA unveils airspace restrictions for Her Majesty the Queen's Diamond Jubilee flypast.


The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Friday announced it has approved a request from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to impose a Temporary Airspace Restriction around a large military flypast over Windsor on 19 May 2012.

The flypast is in celebration of Her Majesty the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and will be made up of two separate formations which will include Typhoon fighter jets, Tucano and Hawk aircraft; The Red Arrows and aircraft from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.

Two Temporary Airspace Restrictions or RA(T)s will be in force between 09:30 and 11:30 and between 09:50 and 11:50 on 19 May 2012 and affect a wide corridor of airspace from the South Coast to west London, corresponding to the route the formation will fly to reach Windsor, and then to the north and northwest of Windsor to facilitate the dispersal of the 85 aircraft taking part in the flypasts.

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Title Annotation:Civil Aviation Authority
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Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Apr 2, 2012
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