Archive for June, 2013

Share Then Pain? – Letter to the Editor, East Hampton Star, June 9, 2013

Dear David: The recent statement by East Hampton officials that changing the helicopter routes is a way to “share the pain” is absurd. Who wants to share pain? Why do we have to share the pain? When virtually everyone on Long Island either doesn’t use helicopters or hates them, why have none of our elected […]

The Torture – Letter to the Editor, East Hampton Star, June 3, 2013

Dear David, NOMBYs (Not Over My Back Yard) have been working overtime attempting to influence routes dirty, noisy helicopters use to transition from the northern route of Long Island into East Hampton Airport. NOMBYs are wasting time and energy instead of working on the obvious solution to eliminate helicopters. They selfishly push the torturous, life-altering, […]

Pilots’ Worst Fears – Letter to the Editor, East Hampton Star, May 28, 2013

Dear David: Your lead editorial of May 23 concerning East Hampton Airport was right on the money. Unfortunately it seems as if airport manager Brundige and Councilman Stanzione are using a dartboard and a direct line to something called the Eastern Regional Helicopter Association to determine whose summers are ruined below. Why aren’t they listening […]