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One Viable Solution – Letter to the Editor, East Hampton Star, May 27, 2013

Tweet Dear David, Thank you for your eloquent editorial and Joanne Pilgrim’s comprehensive report, “Mad as Hell and Not Taking Any More,” in last week’s East Hampton Star. “Network” is a great movie. I can relate. Most folks forget I am a pilot. East Hampton Airport was home to my Piper Warrior for 10 years. […]

Why Is It Allowed? – Letter to the Editor, East Hampton Star, May 20, 2013

Tweet Dear David: Here is a question for the East End: If there was no such thing as East Hampton Airport, and a corporation came forward with a proposal to create East Hampton Airport as it is presently constituted — 24-hour flights, minimal landing fees, huge jets swooping in and out over East Hampton Village […]

Helicopter Routes – Letter to the Editor, East Hampton Star, May 12, 2013

Tweet Dear David, NOMBY (Not Over My Back Yard) is the divisive tactic used by helicopter proponents and certain members of the East Hampton Town Board to change helicopter routes, intended to divide and conquer helicopter opponents by instigating disputes between various community groups. The leadership of these community groups has fallen into the trap […]

Barry’s Statement at FAA Hearing at East Hampton Airport May 1, 2013

Tweet Hello, my name is Barry Raebeck and I am a year round resident of East Hampton and have been since 1957. Based on my experience with East Hampton Airport, under the aegis of the FAA, it is hard to believe that it actually IS a federal agency, which I sustain through my taxes. As […]

Frank’s Statement at FAA Hearing at East Hampton Airport May 1, 2013

Tweet This statement is prepared by Frank Dalene, Co-Founder of Quiet Skies Coalition and Founder of EHHelicopterNoise.com I apologize for not being able to attend this meeting tonight. I appreciate Barry Raebeck reading my statement into the record. I became an activist for reducing and even eliminating commercial operations of helicopters and seaplanes due to […]