Queens Quiet Skies has entered new territory along the help of State Senator Tony Avella. Taking cues from a superb Minnesota environmental group called MSP Fair Skies, we have submitted FOIA requests of the FAA through the Senator’s office. We will attempt to use the data in educating the public about our continuously changing airspace. Until […]
Queens Buzz covers the Jackson Heights town hall and raises some important points about what was (and wasn’t) said. There is a wealth of valuable technical information in this article. _______________________________________________________________ http://www.queensbuzz.com/laguardia-airport—airplane-noise—lga-nynjpa-faa-cms-1122
http://www.ny1.com/nyc/queens/news/2015/10/12/flushing-residents-hope-proposed-legislation-will-decrease-airplane-noise.html ___________________________________________________________ Queens Quiet Skies discusses the NextGen noise disaster and what to do about it with NY1 journalist Shannan Ferry.
http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20151020/jackson-heights/hundreds-pack-town-hall-on-airplane-noise-jackson-heights ________________________________________________________________ Larger aircraft with more engines, at closer intervals, over more hours per day, at lower altitudes = an unlivable level and hazardous level of noise. Jackson Heights knows how to represent!
Don’t forget to take the pledge to NOT FLY on October 24th, 2015. Please go to http://noflyday.org/ to take the pledge and join the cause. Several groups in Phoenix, Santa Cruz, Minneapolis and elsewhere will be conducting simultaneous rallies on No Fly Day.
Please consider joining us at these upcoming events! ____________________________________________________________________ NY Community Aviation Roundtable Meeting. Tuesday, September 29, 2015, from 7:00 – 9:00 PM at Queens Borough Hall Room 200, located at Queens Boulevard, 120-55 Queens Boulevard, Kew Gardens, New York 11424. _______________________________________________________________________ Queens Quiet Skies Meeting. Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 10:30AM. The meeting will take place […]
Greetings NextGen noise sufferers, Environmental Science Associates (ESA), the primary consultant on the FAR PART 150 study, has begun collecting flight track data for this critically important study. Additionally, the Port Authority – in collaboration with the FAA, the Community Aviation Roundtable, and industry stakeholders – has convened a Technical Advisory Committee to oversee the project and assure […]
NY Times author Kirk Semple recently interviewed Janet McEneaney about the ongoing Part 150 study for LaGuardia airport. Big thanks to the Times!! Read the whole article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/22/nyregion/engaging-in-a-softer-conversation-about-the-roar-from-new-yorks-airports.html?_r=0
November 17, 2014 1. What is the Problem? The problem in Northeast Queens is primarily a new, low altitude, NextGen flight route called TNNIS. The route was implemented in an area that *NEVER* had a permanent flight route over it’s 200,000 residents before. It’s predecessor, the Flushing Climb, was used only during the US Open, […]