What if every city and town in New York placed flight restrictions over what they consider to be noise-sensitive areas? That would be like having 994 permanent flight restrictions for pilots to avoid-that is, if each wanted only one. That's why AOPA has responded to a concern about increasing helicopter traffic over Southold, N.Y., which has caused members of the town's board to propose a local law restricting overflights by aircraft in the town and criminal penalties for violating the airspace. Read more on AOPA Online.
October 26, 2007