Burlington, VT, Nov 28, 2012 — The F-35, the Air Force's new fighter jet, may be coming to the Burlington airport. People are worried about noise from the plane, but there's also another concern: public health. Go to full article
Meeting of the Stop the F-35 Coalition. Photo: Sarah Harris
South Burlington, VT, Oct 05, 2012 — Last spring the Air Force announced that Burlington was one of two preferred sites for a fleet of new F-35 fighter jets. The F-35s are a lot louder than the F-16s that currently take off and land from Burlington International Airport.
Many area residents are worried about the noise from the jets and its effect on their property values. Others are glad that the F-35 would guarantee a continued Air Force presence in Burlington. Go to full article