September 2013 - Analysis of D.C. Circuit's HAI v. FAA decision: Gerald F. Murphy and Steven J. Seiden, Regulating Annoyance: FAA's North Shore Helicopter Route Final Rule, The Air & Space Lawyer, American Bar Association, Vol. 26, No. 2 (2013). This information or any portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or downloaded or stored in an electronic database or retrieval system without the express written consent of the American Bar Association.
July 2013 - Helicopter Association International v. Federal Aviation Administration, US Court of Appeals Decision
April 4, 2011 - Latest version of House Bill H.R. 658, FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2011, maintains call for each large hub airport owner and operator to establish an aviation noise complaint hotline.
SEC. 512. AVIATION NOISE COMPLAINTS
- (a) Telephone Number Posting- Not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act, each owner or operator of a large hub airport (as defined in section 40102(a) of title 49, United States Code) shall publish on an Internet Web site of the airport a telephone number to receive aviation noise complaints related to the airport.
- (b) Summaries and Reports- Not later than 15 months after the date of enactment of this Act, and annually thereafter, an owner or operator that receives noise complaints from 25 individuals during the preceding year under subsection (a) shall submit to the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration a report regarding the number of complaints received and a summary regarding the nature of such complaints. The Administrator shall make such information available to the public by electronic means.
Following are links to interesting companies, publications, articles and websites. Check back often for updates.
Eastern Region Helicopter Council - Largest helicopter trade organization in the Northeast US.
Saker Aviation Services - Provider of Fixed Based Operations (FBO) flight support services through a growing chain of US based facilities, including the Downtown Manhattan Heliport (JRB) in New York City.
FAA Tail Number Registry - Online data base providing aircraft and owner information on US registered aircraft.