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Do you need clearance to fly VFR into a Warning Area

No, unless explicitly directed by ATC not to enter a warning area, you can enter one while flying under VFR. Most warning areas are located outside of the air defense identification zone (ADIZ) which ...
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What regulations apply to flying near blasting areas in Canada?

Blasting areas are not subject to particular regulation, they can be depicted on charts and/or announced by NOTAMs (code for blasting is WH, compliant to ICAO standard). The blaster operator always ...
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What's the north boundary of the KINS Class D? (Or: does a SUA designation take precedence over controlled airspace?)

According to the sectional chart, Class D airspace does not extend into the restricted area. SkyVector KINS Sectional Chart The restricted airspace starts at the surface to an unlimited altitude. ...
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What does "MOA excluded" when Restricted Airspace active mean?

First, to answer your specific question: What is being excluded here? The military's use of the MOA (so the MOA is "cold" and safe for the general public to use) or the general public's ...
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How close to a Restricted Area can a pilot be cleared to fly?

ATC will separate IFR traffic from active special-use airspace according to the separation minima prescribed in the 7110.65 9–3–2: Vertical separation: 500 feet above or below a prohibited/restricted/...
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Is there any ATS into the Special Use Airpaces (SUA)?

In many cases, there are controllers dedicated to providing ATC services to the aircraft that are USING the SUA. Callsigns such as "Nellis Range" or "Eglin Mission" are used for the controllers ...
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Can I fly under a Military Operations Area (MOA)?

Yes you can. The MOA floor, 10000ft in this case, is the lower limit of any restrictions a MOA imposes. Otherwise there would be no point in assigning a floor to MOA (or any other airspace for that ...
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What is the difference between SUA (Special Use Airspace) and FUA (Flexible Use Airspace)?

Flexible Use of Airspace is a concept rather than a part of airspace (which SUA is), where the whole airspace is used for both restricted and unrestricted (civil) activities. According to FAA: • The ...
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Where can I find coordinates for Special Use Airspace (e.g. restricted areas) in the USA?

As Pondlife says, this answer tells you where to look: All special-use airspace is defined in JO 7400.10. Version C is current as of February 16 2021.
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What is the best way for a VFR pilot to get a class B clearance when entering the DC SFRA?

Just to cover all bases, if you have an instrument rating the simplest way is to file and fly an ordinary every day IFR flight. There will be no special clearances or requests. For VFR folks. The rule ...
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Restricted Area "popping up" around you -- can it happen, and what do you do about it?

In my limited experience (MOAs only) the controlling agency—the center, usually, but could be an approach facility—will be the final in-the-moment arbiter of whether the using agency—the military—is ...
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Where can I find/download infos about Special Use Airpsace (SUA) around the world?

You need to look this up in the Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP) for each individual country. Special Use Airspaces are contained in section ENR 5 of an AIP. Many AIP's are available online. ...
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