East River VFR corridor

November 23, 2009 - 5:35am

New FAA regulations took effect last month to separate air traffic in the Hudson River VFR corridor on the west side of Manhattan. These regulations are a result of the August 8 midair between a Piper Lance and a tour helicopter.

November 17, 2009 - 8:57am

New FAA regulations take effect on Thursday to separate air traffic in the Hudson River VFR corridor on the west side of Manhattan in New York City. These regulations are a result of the August 8 midair between a Piper Lance and a tour helicopter.

September 30, 2009 - 12:29pm

The FAA has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) modifying the airspace over the Hudson River in the aftermath of the August 8 midair between a Liberty Helicopters sightseeing AS 350 and a Piper PA-32R-300, killing all nine people on the
two aircraft.

September 3, 2009 - 1:31pm

The FAA yesterday announced plans to modify the airspace over the Hudson River, in response to the August 8 midair of a Piper PA-32R and Liberty Helicopters Eurocopter AS 350B2 that killed nine. “The New York Airspace Task Force chartered on August 14 developed a comprehensive series of recommendations that we plan to implement as quickly as possible,” said FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt.

August 28, 2009 - 7:19am

New York’s airspace could be changing. The Hudson River VFR corridor came under fresh and vociferous political attack in the wake of the August 8 fatal midair between a Piper PA-32R piston single and a Liberty Helicopters Eurocopter AS 350BA. The accident killed nine.

August 20, 2009 - 7:58am

Following the August 8 fatal midair over the Hudson River VFR corridor between a single-engine Piper Lance and a Liberty Helicopters AStar, the FAA has initiated disciplinary review of the Teterboro tower controller handling the Lance and his supervisor and placed them on administrative leave.

August 11, 2009 - 12:27pm

New York City’s Hudson River VFR corridor came under fresh and vociferous political attack in the wake of Saturday’s fatal midair between a Piper PA-32R and a Liberty Helicopters Eurocopter AS 350B2 that killed nine. At a press conference yesterday, several politicians, led by Rep.

December 8, 2006 - 7:09am

HAI affiliate the Eastern Region Helicopter Council worked with the FAA to update the New York City VFR helicopter route chart. The main body of the chart was expanded to include three additional airports, and a new Long Island inset was added.

 
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