In order for any noise mitigation program to be adopted, the review protocols
under general environmental and aviation laws require data to demonstrate
a noise problem. QSC recognizes this as a flawed concept, but it is the only
tool available to us. Recorded noise complaints identify the area, altitude, time
of day and type of aircraft creating the noise. These data also provide airport
personnel with an opportunity to review the flight with the aircraft owner.
Without a noise complaint, no such review is possible.
"There seems to significant misinformation circulating about this issue, but to clear
up this matter once and for all, each of your individually listed noise events that we
receive are manually entered into the system as individual complaints. A number of
residents are filing complaints in this manner and all are entered as individual
complaints". per Robert Grotel - PlaneNoise - August 1, 2012
system which is powered by PlaneNoise.
According to the EH Town website, there are three ways to file an aircraft noise
Note: PlaneNoise is a service of Grotell Consulting, Inc., based in Port Jefferson,
New York. Robert Grotell, the firm’s founder and principal has, according to the
PlaneNoise website (http://www.planenoise.com), had extensive experience in
FAA AIP grant processing.
Council (http://www.erhc.org/aboutus.asp). The ERHC is a group that has claimed
over 90% compliance with recommendations when a new route was placed on the
helicopter route chart over the summer of 2008.
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