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QQS Speaking at Civic Meeting on February 11th.

QQS Speaking at Civic Meeting on February 11th.

Feb 6, 2016
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On February 11th, QQS will be speaking at a meeting of the Northwest Bayside Civic Association.  The meeting will be held from 7:00 PM to 9 PM at the church at 201-03 29h Avenue in Bayside.  Come see our new PowerPoint presentation!

Thank you to State Senator Tony Avella and MSP Fair Skies.

Thank you to State Senator Tony Avella and MSP Fair Skies.

Nov 5, 2015
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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 […]

Another great article on the Jackson Heights town hall with the FAA.

Another great article on the Jackson Heights town hall with the FAA.

Nov 2, 2015
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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

NY1: Queens Quiet Skies Discusses Drastic Increases In Airplane Noise.

NY1: Queens Quiet Skies Discusses Drastic Increases In Airplane Noise.

Oct 27, 2015
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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.

DNA INFO: Airplane Noise Issue Draws Hundreds to Jackson Heights Town Hall.

DNA INFO: Airplane Noise Issue Draws Hundreds to Jackson Heights Town Hall.

Oct 26, 2015
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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!

No Fly Day – October 24th, 2015

No Fly Day – October 24th, 2015

Sep 27, 2015
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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.  

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Sep 27, 2015
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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 […]

The Part 150 study has begun!

The Part 150 study has begun!

Aug 2, 2015
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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 […]

The NY Times covers Queens Quiet Skies again!!

The NY Times covers Queens Quiet Skies again!!

Aug 1, 2015
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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      

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