Posts Tagged “tnnis”

September 23, 2019 Newsletter

September 23, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Neighbors,There’s evidence this month that our voices are being heard.  Read on…  DOT INSPECTOR GENERAL’S REPORT ON NEXTGEN NAVIGATION The Inspector General of the Department of Transportation issued a report last month about how and whether the FAA is meeting expectations with its NextGen Performance-Based Navigation program.  NextGen is the satellite-based navigation system that…

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August 27, 2018 Newsletter

August 27, 2018 Newsletter

Tennis is More Important Than Your Child’s Life / AirNoise Dear Neighbors — One more short Newsletter to round out this busy month of August 2018. IT’S OFFICIAL: A TENNIS MATCH IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN YOUR CHILD’S LIFE It’s U.S. Open time again.  Time for planes at 75+ decibels every 60 seconds on the TNNIS…

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Cost-Effectiveness of the Year-Round Use of the ‘TNNIS Climb’ In Queens, NY, USA

Cost-Effectiveness of the Year-Round Use of the ‘TNNIS Climb’ In Queens, NY, USA

Brian Will of Queens Quiet Skies and Dr. Zafar Zafari of the University of Maryland presented at the Aviation Noise and Emissions Symposium in Jacksonville, FL. The event took place this past March. The presentation is titled: Cost-Effectiveness of the Year-Round Use of the ‘TNNIS Climb’ In Queens, NY, USA. It summarizes the conclusions of a…

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Latest Press Articles – February 2019

Latest Press Articles – February 2019

Welcome back to our website after a year-long break. We have a partnership activity with Columbia University to monitor air traffic noise and study flight patterns around LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy Airport. We are still advocating for quiet skies and chiming in for regulatory comments behind the scenes. Last year’s political environment was extremely…

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August 27, 2017 Newsletter

August 27, 2017 Newsletter

 Dear Neighbors —   This has been a bad summer for aviation noise.   It has often felt as though we were back in 2012, with no relief in sight.  I have had complaints from QQS members in Woodside, Sunnyside, Maspeth, MIddle Village, Rego Park, Forest HIlls, Richmond Hill, all of northeast Queens, even Port Washington…

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