Readers are asked to please forward any other links that you feel should be added to this webpage…. 5/15/2015 At the Market: Bill Cunningham, NYTimes photographer, provides a short photo essay about the richness of life in the city when … Continue reading →
It would be hard to find a community in the entire United States with more history than Flushing, just east of LaGuardia Airport in Queens, NY. It also would be hard to find a community more adversely impacted by FAA’s … Continue reading →
[KLGA]: An Aerial View of Flushing While on the Whitestone Climb This is a neat video, fun to watch and less than four-minutes long … you may want to play it again. Plus, it helps to illustrate the problems NextGen is … Continue reading →
People everywhere – from Bethesda to Federal Way, and from Culver City to Belmont – know the failures of the NextGen program: that the program is a fraud, pretending to implement new technologies that have actually already been in common use … Continue reading →
The Heathrow Airport west of London is hands-down the busiest UK hub for transatlantic commercial passenger flights. Just as we see in the U.S., where NextGen is creating health problems and destroying communities, hundreds of thousands of residents are severely … Continue reading →
FAA has posted the official traffic counts for calendar year 2016, so another analysis can be done to see how much aviation activity has declined in the U.S. This analysis is important as it fully debunks – using FAA’s own … Continue reading →
Here’s a video and two NYU journalism projects about the impacts caused by LaGuardia [KLGA] air traffic. By far, the worst impacts by KLGA flights are in the Flushing area, where residents endure repetitive noise and air pollution for arrivals to … Continue reading →
…it’s not a real letter, just what they assumed they would hear from FAA and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ), if there was a rare case of authorities simply being honest and speaking the truth. In this example, they might be a sleep-deprived resident of Flushing or Malverne or Roslyn; somebody sick of the ‘Arc of Doom’, or the TNNIS Climb, or other ATC procedures issued to jam repetitive airline flights low and slow and loud, in and out of the hub airports at LaGuardia and JFK.
Obviously, the noise onslaught needs to end, and the Av-Gov players (FAA, airport authorities, airlines, etc.) need to adopt new policies and standards that properly consider noise and air pollution impacts.
FAA needs to come clean, and tell the truth: Why The Huge Increase in Departures Over Northeast Queens? One of the lead groups advocating for balance between airport commerce and local peace and quiet (and air quality, too!) is Queens … Continue reading →