Colchester, VT, Jun 15, 2012 — The plan to base a new fleet of F-35 fighter jets at Burlington International Airport has generated hot debate in surrounding communities. If the new jets do bed down at the airport, they will run training flights over the Adirondacks and Watertown. The F-35 is louder than the F-16s that currently fly in and out of Burlington.
The public comment period about the proposed plan has just ended. Now, the Vermont Air National Guard is weighing in. Sarah Harris has more. Go to full article