Posts Tagged ‘FAA’

Wing and a Prayer

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in A Trip Through the Archives, Breaking News, News Our Town

East Siders hold out hope as hero pilot Capt. Sully joins fight to stop 91st St. garbage station.   Opponents of the East 91st Street Marine Transfer Station (MTS) planned by the city are joining forces with a seemingly unlikely ally, the Friends of LaGuardia Airport. What residents against a trash facility in their neighborhood [&hellip
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NEW REGULATION OF HUDSON RIVER AIRSPACE

Written by admin on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) finalized regulations for Hudson River airspace three months after a helicopter and commuter plane crashed in mid-air. The rules, which go into effect Nov. 19, will separate the airspace over the Hudson River between local aircrafts and ones making long-distance flights. Local planes and helicopters will fly below 1,000 feet [&hellip
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POLS SCOFF AT FAA HUDSON CHANGES

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

In the wake of the fatal air disaster over the Hudson River, where a tourist helicopter and a private plane collided, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced plans to boost safety over the area. The federal agency proposed dividing the airspace between aircraft flying over the river from those taking off from local heliports or [&hellip
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AFTER CRASH, POLS DEMAND REGULATION

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

In the wake of an Aug. 8 collision between a fixed-wing airplane and a tourist helicopter above the Hudson River, West Side elected officials are re-igniting their call for federal regulation. The Federal Aviation Administration does not regulate flight paths for aircrafts that fly below 1,100 feet, which includes many small aircrafts and helicopters that [&hellip
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