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City Council Hearing on Unnecessary Helicopter Flights Next Tuesday

Stop the Chop NY/NJ advises us that on Tuesday, April 16 starting at 10:00 AM the New York City Council will hold a hearing on proposed legislation that would ban unnecessary (tourist and charter) helicopter flights, including all such flights to or from the Downtown Heliport directly accross the East River from Brooklyn Heights, and […]

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Chopper Crackdown Enforced with Fines

We earlier noted that the City’s Economic Development Corporation and Saker Aviation, the operator of the Downtown Heliport, have begun to enforce the rules agreed to last April to prevent tourist helicopters from overflying Brooklyn Heights or Brooklyn Bridge Park. These rules are now being given teeth through the imposition of fines on pilots who […]

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City Cracking Down on Chopper Noise

The City’s Economic Development Corporation, owner of the Downtown Heliport, has begun serious efforts to enforce the agreement made last April concerning the number and flight paths of helicopters using the Heliport. New York Post: Aviation authorities have quietly started cracking down on hell-raising helicopters breaking new city flight restrictions for sightseeing aircraft, The Post […]

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