Designer plans to dress up the Statue of Liberty on Halloween

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(PIX11) -- The designer, Nick Graham, says they are bow tie banners that will be flying a few hundred feet away from the Statue of Liberty.

The fashion company says the flying will take place on Halloween from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Airads, the company doing the flying, states the bow tie banners will be flown within the scope of the the FAA regulations, and the company plans to contact the local FAA prior to the event.

It's a marketing campaign for Graham's new menswear line, according to the designer.

According to the FAA, the company planning to fly has a waiver to conduct banner tow operations

The spokesperson for the designer says the total length of entire setup from helicopters nose to bow ties tail is 650ft. The flight plan for bow ties will cover the Statue of Liberty passes, and then up the Hudson River.
"The Federal Aviation Administration approved a request to conduct banner tow operations around the Statue of Liberty," the FAA said in a statement to PIX11. "The aerial advertising company, which already had an FAA certificate of authorization to tow banners,  completed the required training to fly in airspace over the Hudson River."