#NoFlyDay NextGen Rally’s Saturday

On Saturday October 24th, communities across the US will stand up to protest the FAA’s implementation of NextGen. Within the Socal Metroplex Culver City and San Diego will hold rallys. Culver City CulverCityForQuietSkies.org 11am-12pm Culver City Hall 9700 Culver Blvd, Culver City, California 90232 San Diego NoPlaneNoise.com from 10am to 12:30pm Across from the San …

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Total Aircraft noise over Population map

I’m still wading through the data the FAA team has given us. Some of my initial comments to the EA team were that we needed the noise data, waypoint coordinates and.. that it’d be nice to have the Google Earth flight track data. The feedback I got back then was that was asking too much. …

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Average weather calculation does not represent Noise impacts from overflights

Single factored Environmental variables do not adequately represent climate across the diverse SoCal area. Temperature and humidity change how sound propagates. Noise effects borne by differing meteorological characteristics are not modeled correctly resulting in average noise values being incorrect up to .6dB near airports. The Southern California Study Area is over a large and diverse …

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FAA Draft Environmental Assessment

The FAA released Southern California’s Draft Environmental Assessment(EA) which redesigns the airspace from Santa Barbara to San Diego, from Los Angeles to Palm Springs. The SoCal “Optimization of Airspace Procedures in the Metroplex” (OAPM) project will replace dozens of existing conventional air traffic patterns with new, more precise Nextgen satellite-based procedures. Sounds great, or is …

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