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North Forkers Berate FAA Over East Hampton Helicopter Traffic

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FAA official Mary McCarthy explained the agency's rule-making process to residents angered by helicopters flying over their homes on the North Fork. Michael Wright

FAA official Mary McCarthy explained the agency's rule-making process to residents angered by helicopters flying over their homes on the North Fork. Michael Wright

East End residents watched an FAA video explaining helicopter routes between New York City and East Hampton at Riverhead Middle School last week. Michael Wright

East End residents watched an FAA video explaining helicopter routes between New York City and East Hampton at Riverhead Middle School last week. Michael Wright

Residents were asked to submit their comments to the FAA after having toured the work shop discussion at Riverhead MIddle School. Congressman Lee Zeldin and Senator Charles Schumer have said the format does not meet the requirements of the legislation they adopted demanding the FAA reconsider helicopter routes. Michael Wright

Residents were asked to submit their comments to the FAA after having toured the work shop discussion at Riverhead MIddle School. Congressman Lee Zeldin and Senator Charles Schumer have said the format does not meet the requirements of the legislation they adopted demanding the FAA reconsider helicopter routes. Michael Wright

The tracks of helicopters flying between New York City and East Hampton during a single week last summer. Michael Pintauro

The tracks of helicopters flying between New York City and East Hampton during a single week last summer. Michael Pintauro

Helicopter flight paths

Helicopter flight paths

 August 5–11

August 5–11

authorMichael Wright on Nov 19, 2018
Residents of neighborhoods across the North Fork debated, argued and, at times, angrily berated officials from the Federal Aviation Administration last week in Riverhead over what they saw as the... more

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