Utah Town Seeks To Ban All Helicopter Landings Within City Limits | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Most Recent Daily Airborne

Airborne On ANN

Airborne On YouTube/Hi-Def/Mac Friendly

Monday

Airborne 01.26.15

Airborne 01.26.15

Tuesday

Airborne 01.27.15

Airborne 01.27.15

Wednesday

Airborne 01.28.15

Airborne 01.28.15

Thursday

Airborne 01.22.15

Airborne 01.22.15

Friday

Airborne 01.23.15

Airborne 01.23.15

Fri, Aug 13, 2010

Utah Town Seeks To Ban All Helicopter Landings Within City Limits

Ordinance Had Previously Barred Only Operations From Heliports

Here's a town that is serious about trying to prevent helicopters from operating anywhere within its incorporated area.

An existing ordinance in Rockville, Utah prevented the construction of a helipad within its city limits, but made no mention of helicopters landing anywhere else ... which is one of the principal advantages of a helicopter. So when Jeremy Johnson landed his helo near some property he'd recently purchased, a few of his neighbors took issue with the "dust and noise" which came along with the landing, and complained to city hall.

The Associated Press reports that Rockville Mayor Allen Brown plans to have the ordinance changed to specifically include a complete ban on helicopter operations within the city limits. Johnson said he'd like to discuss the matter with the city, but Brown said simply that there's nothing to be discussed.

In other words ... "Don't clutter the issue with a lot of facts ..."

FMI: www.infowest.com/personal/r/rockville/

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 01.27.15: USCG Rescue!, Two Eagles Over Pacific, UAV v White House

Also: Hartzell/Red Bull, GA Coalition, Aero-Calendar, Commemorative Air Force, Sarah Brightman To ISS, Hot Air Balloon Endurance Record The pilot of a single engine Cirrus SR22 air>[...]

Pipistrel Updates WattsUp Program

Gives Inside-The-Cockpit Look At The Prototype Electric Trainer Pipistrel on Monday released a video showing an inside-the-cockpit view of their new WattsUp electric trainer ... a >[...]

AD: Airbus Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2014-26-08 PRODUCT: All Airbus Model A330-200, -200F, and -300 series airplanes.>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.28.15)

The Google Lunar XPRIZE The Google Lunar XPRIZE consists of $30 million in prizes designed to inspire pioneers to do robotic space transport on a budget. Teams from around the worl>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.28.15): National Route Program (NRP)

A set of rules and procedures designed to increase the flexibility of user flight planning within published guidelines.>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC