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FAA announces plan to enhance safety for New York Airspace

3-Sep-2009 10:31 AM

FAA announced (02-Sep-2009) it is planning to modify the airspace plan over the Hudson River by revising procedures to create safe, dedicated operating corridors for all the aircraft that fly at lower altitudes around Manhattan. The safety enhancements would restructure the airspace, mandate pilot operating rules, create a new entry point into the Hudson River airspace from Teterboro, standardise New York area charts and develop new training for pilots, air traffic controllers and businesses that operate helicopters and aircraft in the area. [more]