Photo credit: Marco Verch Professional Photographer licensed under CC BY 2.0 by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, and Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition The skies are already filled with airplanes and helicopters and the residents on the ground can attest to the amount of noise emanating from these aircraft that have intruded upon their
Photo credit: Pok Rie from Pexels by David M. Sykes, Vice Chair, The Quiet Coalition "Drone delivery” is here and coming to your yard soon—and the revolution will not be quiet. These excellent and sobering notes by Eddie Duncan about the International Institute of Noise Control Engineering's European Quiet Drones e-symposium held October 2020 will
Photo credit: Florian Pircher from Pixabay by David M. Sykes, Vice Chair, The Quiet Coalition In a word: no—they can’t hear you because they make too much noise. So a New Zealand company is developing algorithms to cancel the noise drone helicopters make so that their own microphones don’t hear it. Unfortunately, you—we--on the ground
Photo credit: frank longwill licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 by David M. Sykes, Vice Chair, The Quiet Coalition Last month, we published a notice about the week-long conference hosted by the University of California Davis, the Aviation Noise & Emissions Virtual Symposium 2021. The conference took place from Monday, February 22, through Saturday, February 26th.
Photo credit: William Warby licensed under CC BY 2.0 by David M. Sykes, Vice Chair, The Quiet Coaliltion So far, nobody outside Australia--where they’ve been tested and found to be very annoying--seems much concerned about noise from drone deliveries. But this video shows you drones that can be up to 8 feet wide, have 8