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FAA promises less jet noise with new technology

Original post made on Aug 30, 2012

Commercial aircraft pass over Woodside, Portola Valley and parts of Atherton every day on their way into major Bay Area airports, often to the intense annoyance of residents who live under the flight paths. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, there's good news ahead.

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Comments (3)

Posted by Menlo Voter, a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Aug 30, 2012 at 7:57 pm

My god people! We live in a highly populated area with three major airports in close proximity. And you expect no or little noise? Get over it! If you want to live some place with no jet noise, move to Wyoming or Montana for god's sake! Honestly, people move in next to airports and expect no noise. Are you people that stupid or just that self absorbed? Don't answer that, I already know the answer.

Posted by Peter Carpenter, a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Aug 30, 2012 at 8:59 pm

Peter Carpenter is a registered user.

"Get over it! If you want to live some place with no jet noise, move to Wyoming or Montana for god's sake! "

And don't expect to use one of the best international airports that is less than a 30 minute drive from your totally isolated and quiet home.

Posted by Air Meister, a resident of Menlo Park: South of Seminary/Vintage Oaks
on Sep 2, 2012 at 3:48 pm

Peter, Voter,

While I sometimes disagree with your positions on issues, I'm 110% in agreement with both of you on this one.

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