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

** Airborne 04.23.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 04.23.14 **
** Airborne 04.21.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 04.21.14 **
** Airborne 04.18.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 04.18.14 **

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

Luftwaffe Ju 52 Discovered On The Bottom Of The Black Sea

Plane Disappeared 67 Years Ago On Transport Mission To The Eastern Front A plane missing since 1942 has been discovered in about 75 feet of water in the Black Sea has been identifi>[...]

AD: British Aerospace Regional Aircraft Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2014-07-09 PRODUCT: British Aerospace Regional Aircraft Jetstream Series 3101 and Jetstream Model 3201 airplanes.>[...]

AD: Airbus Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2014-08-04 PRODUCT: Certain Airbus Model A310 series airplanes.>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.24.14)

South Bay Soaring Society The South Bay Soaring Society (SBSS) is a non-profit radio controlled glider club based in San Jose, CA. They have flying sites in San Jose, Santa Clara, >[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.24.14): Dew Point (Abbrev. DWPT)

A measure of atmospheric moisture. It is the temperature to which air must be cooled in order to reach saturation (assuming air pressure and moisture content are constant).>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC