Kudos to three NYC council members who have proposed banning nonessential helicopter flights over the city. The flights are a security and health risk and it’s time to bring them to an end.
Helicopter crash in Manhattan shows risks of Uber’s “urban air-taxi” fantasy go beyond horrendous noise. An accident above is potentially dangerous to everyone below.
Aircraft noise is a problem inside the plane, too, says Dr. Daniel Fink. He wears noise-canceling headphones when he flies and recommends that you do, too.
FAA ok’s Google to start drone deliveries. Think airplane noise is terrible? Wait until Google & Amazon make your neighborhood a hellscape with fleets of drones.
Here come Uber’s flying taxis. If and when they do come, there’s no doubt everyone within hearing distance will know. Time for noise advocates to step up and face this very real threat.
Suspicion confirmed: drones are “a noisy nuisance,” says the majority of submissions made to an inquiry formed to address complaints arising during a drone delivery trial. Let’s hope they aren’t coming soon to your neighborhood.