Helicopter pilot says loose gear may have hit lever to cut off engine, causing deadly East River crash - NY Daily News
A Plague of Helicopters
Is Ruining New York -
By Adrian Benepe, senior vice president of The Trust for Public Land and former
New York City parks commissioner, and Merritt Birnbaum, executive director of Governors Island Alliance.
Long-time Battery Park City resident lists the reasons why NY City Council anti-helicopter bills 858 and 859 must be passed and helicopter tours must be banned: BatteryPark.TV.
Judy Stanton, the Executive Director of the Brooklyn Heights Association explains the wildly creative accounting by which the helicopter tour industry inflates its numbers: Brooklyn Heights Blog.
Council Members Carlos Menchaca, Helen Rosenthal and Margaret Chin write op-ed listing reasons why helicopter tours should be banned in New York City: Crain's.
A NY Post article reveals that NYC's highest-paid lobbyist personally advocates on behalf of the helicopter tour industry.
Two dozen elected officials call for a complete ban on helicopter tours at June 6 meeting with City Hall representatives. Get the scoop in Battery Park TV.
Read about Congressman Nadler's efforts to combat noise pollution, including helicopter noise in Manhattan and Brooklyn, in Crain's.
See the article about us in The New York Times.