33 CFR 334.650 - Gulf of Mexico, south of St. George Island, Fla.; test firing range.

§ 334.650 Gulf of Mexico, south of St. George Island, Fla.; test firing range.

(a)The danger zone. A fan-shaped area bounded as follows:

Latitude Longitude
NW corner - 29°35′15″ 85°03′12″
SW corner - 29°31′18″ 85°07′31″
SE corner - 29°30′18″ 84°59′18″
NE corner - 29°35′09″ 85°01′53″
The seaward end of the area is an arc with a 10,500 meter radius with its center located on the south shore line of St. George Island 1,500 feet east of Cape St. George Light.

(b)The regulations.

(1) The area shall be used from sunrise to sunset daily Mondays through Fridays for test firing helicopter armament.

(2) During firing, the entire area plus 5 miles beyond in all directions shall be kept under surveillance by one control helicopter equipped with FM and UHF communications to the Safety Office at range control to insure cease fire if an aircraft or surface vessel is observed approaching the area.

(3) The regulations in this section shall be enforced by the Commanding Officer, U.S. Army Aviation Test Board, Fort Rucker, Ala., and such agencies as he may designate.

[ 33 FR 4464, Mar. 13, 1968, as amended at 36 FR 15528, Aug. 17, 1971. Redesignated at 50 FR 42696, Oct. 22, 1985]

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