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Notice:
		CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF CURRENT NAVY ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ANALYSIS DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC REVIEW
		KITE FISHING - Kite fishing can pose hazards to low flying aircraft. The current regulation for
		kites is cited in the Code of Federal Regulations section 101 (14 CFR ยง101).  Pertinent excerpts
		are as follows:

		§101.7:  Hazardous Operations - No person may operate any kite in a manner that creates a 
			 hazard to other persons or their property.
		§101.13: Operating Limitations - No person may operate a kite more than 500 feet above the
			 surface of the earth and within five miles of the boundary of any airport.
		§101.15: Notice Requirements - No person may operate a kite more than 150 feet above the
			 surface of the earth unless, at least 24 hours before beginning the operation, he/she gives
			 the following information to the FAA ATC facility that is nearest to the place of intended
			 operation:

			(a) The names and addresses of the owners and operators
			(b) The size and weight of the kite
			(c) The location of the operation
			(d) The height above the surface of the earth at which the kite is to be operated
			(e) The date, time, and duration of the operation

		§101.17: Lighting and Marking Requirements -
			(a) No person may operate a kite, between sunset and sunrise unless the kite and its mooring
			    lines are lighted so as to give a visual warning equal to that required for obstructions
			    to air navigation in the FAA publication Obstruction Marking and Lighting.
		
			(b) No person may operate a kite between sunrise and sunset unless its mooring lines have
			    colored pennants or streamers attached at not more than 50 foot intervals beginning at 150
			    feet above the surface of the earth and visible for at least one mile.
		
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