FAA Issues NPRM On Long Island Helicopter Traffic | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-
Monday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI-
Tuesday

Airborne Unlimited-
Wednesday

AMA Drone Report-
Thursday

Airborne Unlimited-
Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 04.16.18

Airborne-UnManned 04.17.18

Airborne 04.18.18

AMA Drone Report 04.19.18

Airborne 04.20.18

Airborne-YouTube

Airborne 04.16.18

Airborne-UnManned 04.17.18

Airborne 04.18.18

AMA Drone Report 04.19.18

Airborne 04.20.18

Thu, May 27, 2010

FAA Issues NPRM On Long Island Helicopter Traffic

Responding To "Continued Complaints" By New York Residents

The FAA has published an NPRM in the Federal Register to require helicopter operators to use the New York North Shore Route when operating in that area of Long Island, New York. The North Shore Route was added to the New York Helicopter Route Chart in 2008 and the use of that route is currently voluntary.

New York public officials say they have continued to receive complaints regarding the adverse impact of helicopter noise on their communities. The FAA says in the NPRM that its intended effect is to maximize utilization of the existing route flown by helicopter traffic along the north shore of Long Island and reduce the noise impact on nearby communities.

New York public officials, including Senator Charles Schumer (D) and former Senator Hillary Clinton (D), and the FAA began working with stakeholders and industry groups to address the issue. Senator Charles Schumer and Representative Tim Bishop (D) conducted a meeting in October 2007 with the FAA, local helicopter operators and the airport proprietors to specifically address the noise complaints stemming from the north shore of Long Island. As a result of this meeting, a visual flight rules (VFR) helicopter route, the North Shore route, was designed for helicopters to use when transiting the area in order to lessen the noise impact on populated areas by remaining offshore and over the water. Since the route was developed for VFR flight, use of it is voluntary.

New York elected officials have advised the FAA the noise complaints continue in this area notwithstanding the North Shore route. The local FAA Flight Standards Division has also received the same complaints.


Senator Schumer

The proposed action would require civil helicopters along Long Island, New York’s northern shoreline to follow the published New York North Shore Route between the fixed waypoint VPLYD and Orient Point. The FAA is aware that several conditions may exist for which helicopter operators would need to deviate from the route. Therefore, provisions are included that take into consideration the wide variety of helicopters, their associated performance and mission profiles.

Comments are due to the FAA on this NPRM before June 25th, 2010.

FMI: http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/pdf/2010-12606.pdf

Advertisement

More News

Rotax Receives Award At AERO Friedrichshafen

Recognized As 'Best Drive Train' By The German Aviation Magazine 'aerokurier' BRP-Rotax aircraft engines have named "Best Powertrain" by German aviation magazine ‘aerokurier&>[...]

FAA To Issue AD For CFM56-7B Fan Blades

Engine Type That Powered Southwest 737 Involved In Uncontained Engine Failure The FAA will issue an Airworthiness Directive (AD) within the next two weeks that will require inspect>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 04.17.18: XPO 2018, Drone Broadcasts, Airbus Inspection Drone

Also: NZ AFB Drone Incident, Police UAVs, Inaugural Drone Boot Camp, Predator 5M Flight Hours This is it! THE major unmanned exposition of the year -- AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018 starts >[...]

AMA Drone Report 04.19.18: AMA Leadership, FAA Reauthorization, Coachella

Also: New French Regs, Drone Boot Camp, Public Safety Drone Standards, DroneShield Protects NASCAR It’s a little bit sad and yet a bit cool to see AMA make an exciting change>[...]

Airborne 04.20.18: Continental Jet-A Seminole, SWA Fallout, NYC NIMBY's Helo's

Also: Teamsters Talk Allegiant, Coleman Young Airport, Miracle Flights, IN Av Repair Biz Cleared Piper has selected the Continental Motors CD-170 compression ignition engine fueled>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2018 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC