Qld - Proposed TRAs for Beyond the Blue Aerospace rocket launching

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    Closed consultation
    Start 29/08/2022
    AEST 10:00
    End 12/09/2022
    AEST 17:00

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    Spiro  Stamatopoulos
    Black Sky Aerospace Pty Ltd

    Beyond The Blue Aerospace (BTBA), a rocketry organisation, is seeking to conduct rocket launching activity approximately 40NM North West of Goondiwindi, Qld from 14 - 16 September 2022.

    The issue

    • Rocket launching activity from 14 – 16 September 2022
    • Two Temporary Restricted Areas (TRAs) proposed with separate Controlling Authorities

    Purpose

    To seek members feedback on the proposal to establish two TRAs due to high level rocket launching activity

    Proposal

    A preliminary consultation regarding the activity with known airspace users and other stakeholders has already been conducted. Rocket launches from this location have been consulted with members many times previously.

    Multiple rocket launches to an apogee of FL250 are proposed in launch windows from 0800 – 0900 and 1200 – 1300 (local) on each day, 14 – 16 September 2022. The multiple windows are sought in case of possible flight delays.

    As part of procedures at this site, contact is made with Airservices at least 30 minutes prior to the first flight of a rocket intended to be launched into controlled airspace to confirm activation of the TRA and that no objection to the timing of the launch exists.

    PROPOSAL
    To mitigate residual airspace risks posed by the activity, a TRA is proposed from SFC to FL125 within Class G airspace and another from FL125 to FL250 in the controlled airspace above.

    TRA Funny Farm Class G
    Lateral Limits: 9NM radius of 280742S 1494206E
    Vertical Limits: SFC to FL125
    Controlling Authority: BTBA

    TRA Funny Farm Controlled airspace
    Lateral Limits: 9NM radius of 280742S 1494206E
    Vertical Limits: FL125 to FL250
    Controlling Authority: Airservices Brisbane Operations Manager

    Submitted by

    Blake Nikolic
    Beyond the Blue Aerospace Inc.
    blake.nikolic@bsaero.space