FAA’s NextGen Hydra: Breathing Hellish Noise-Fire Upon Charlotte, NC

When the noise seems to never go away, in areas where only months before there just wasn’t any airport noise, people tend to get worn out. The noise becomes an occupying force, a controlling presence. Perhaps it was after nights of … Continue reading

Twitter Being Used to Help Fight Aviation Noise

Twitter is becoming a powerful venue for people to share NextGen noise concerns, vent frustrations, and coordinate activism. Even better, the exchange extends around the world, with active participation near Toronto (e.g., see @FairFlightPath) and London (see @planeondaroof for Heathrow, or  @Crowsays_no for … Continue reading

Global Warming Denialism Is as Wrong as FAA’s NextGen

There is so much work to do, just trying to stay on top of FAA’s full frontal assault. Over the past three years, and under the guise of ‘safety and efficiency’, FAA has begun imposing NextGenHell and OAPMfraud, and thus destroying … Continue reading

A Closer Look at How FAA is ‘Tone-Deaf’ on NextGen Noise Impacts

It has now been more than seven months since FAA switched on the NextGen routings in the Phoenix area. Noise complaints skyrocketed immediately on September 18th, and there has been an enormous expenditure in special meetings of the City Council, … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2015Q2]

The following table presents a chronology for the second quarter of 2015, showing all known ‘fatal’ U.S. civil aviation accidents, as well as a few selected non-fatal accidents and incidents. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, … Continue reading

[KJQF]

KJQF Concord Regional Airport (750 acres) Concord, NC Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KCLT] 16 SW ; [14A] 16 NW ; [KRUQ] 18 NE ; [KEQY] 23 S ;(ave. distance: 18 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 189 (119 single-props, 35 multi-props) (27 … Continue reading