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Front Page » Breaking News » Air Force to hear public on far louder planes in Homestead

Air Force to hear public on far louder planes in Homestead

Written by on February 18, 2020

The public will get a chance to weigh in on the results of a comprehensive Air Force study to determine the environmental impact of locating a squadron of 24 top-of-the-line F35-A combat aircraft at Homestead Air Reserve Base – including the increase in noise pollution – during a hearing March 3 on Miami Dade College’s Homestead Campus. 

Air Force spokespersons have said that at 1,000 feet, the human ear would perceive F-35s as nearly four times louder than the F-16s they would replace. 

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