aopaProposed amendments to California state regulations that would have encroached on FAA authority by setting minimum altitudes over state CPA-logo-small
wilderness areas and other locations (all of which are uncharted) have been scuttled, at least for the time being.

California officials had sought to require a 2,000-foot minimum altitude for flights over state wilderness areas, with a 500 foot agl minimum over “cultural preserves” and “natural preserves.” (CalPilots Editor’s Note: This is an excellent example of the Three Tier Airport/GA Protection Process and why we need local, statewide and national organizations involved and supported).

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