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2009-03-06 07:20:00

GREENWICH, Conn., March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PASSUR Aerospace, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PSSR) announced today that, together with its subcontractor Harris Miller Miller & Hanson (HMMH) -- one of the world's leading aviation noise consulting firms -- it has contracted to provide comprehensive noise management solutions to Nashville International Airport. "For us, the Nashville system is a perfect application of our software. PASSUR Aerospace provides the radar data and we provide...

2009-02-02 15:01:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Era Systems Corporation, a subsidiary of SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX), today announced it has been awarded a contract by the City of Phoenix to upgrade its noise and flight track monitoring solution at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The solution will feature Era's AirScene.com NOMS (Noise and Operations Management System) and Bruel & Kjaer's 3639E noise monitors. AirScene.com NOMS allows the airport to correlate aircraft...

2008-09-29 09:00:36

By IAN SWANSON Scottish EDINBURGH Airport bosses have been urged to bring in lower noise limits for planes after a system of fines helped cut the racket endured by people living near the flightpath. Airlines currently face having to pay up to GBP 2000 if they breach noise thresholds while landing or taking off at Edinburgh Airport. The technique pilots use, particularly when taking off, can make a big difference to noise levels - just like revving up a car engine. In the 12 months...

2008-09-12 18:00:24

By Andrew Dagnell CARDIFF Airport may offer homeowners living near the runway double glazing and extra insulation because of aircraft noise. Using hi-tech equipment, aviation chiefs monitored the amount of noise caused by arriving and departing planes during the peak summer season. For two weeks in June and July, ultra-sensitive microphones were set up in Porthkerry Village and Lower Porthkerry, which are both at the end of the runway. They calculated the amount of noise created by...

2008-09-08 12:00:26

By KATHRYN TORNEY GEORGE Best Belfast City Airport has hit back at claims that aircraft noise is causing problems for many local schools. Campaign group Belfast City Airport Watch has called on Environment Minister Sammy Wilson to take urgent action following its survey. A total of 18 Belfast schools said they were concerned about the impact of noise on their school during the survey in June. However, Brian Ambrose, chief executive of the airport, questioned the findings and accused...

2008-09-08 09:00:24

By Barbara Zivica Antioch Mayor Don Freitas, backed by Councilman Brian Kalinowski, was right to disagree with the Antioch Council's decision to extend the registration deadline for owners of RVs parked on Antioch property. Those RVers have until 5 p.m. today to verify their DMV registration with the city and pay a one-time registration fee of $25. Freitas called the decision precedent-setting and said it would affect future issues that Council passes ordinances on. The problem is not...

2008-08-28 12:01:04

By LINDA McKEE Residents of two streets are appealing to Belfast City airport bosses to fund noise-proofing measures for their homes. People living in a pocket of houses under the flightpath are appealing to the airport to pay for triple glazing to cut the noise of overhead planes - but the airport insists it is under no legal obligation to do so. PUP councillor John Kyle said the residents of Connswater Mews and Connswater Grove are suffering genuine hardship as theirs are the only...

2008-08-19 12:00:38

By ROBERT EVATT The Tulsa Airports Improvements Trust approved a bid of $1.66 million Thursday for noise mitigation work on 60 homes affected by the eight-year-old, $50 million aircraft noise mitigation program. The winning and lowest bidder was Northeast Noise Abatement Corp. of Warwick, R.I. During its regular board meeting, the trust also approved an additional $84,140 for the Enhanced Sales Assistance Pilot Program, another of the three options available for the 1,697 property...

2008-08-12 06:00:40

By Alan Levin NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- The ambient noise around this upscale community's antique stores and fashion boutiques consists of idling SUVs and a few whooping children. So the possibility that a stream of airline jets may soon be buzzing overhead -- albeit at altitudes of a mile or more -- has prompted outrage from community leaders, who say that the noise will harm schoolchildren, reduce property values and undercut the town's way of life. "This is not the kind of town that...

2008-07-30 15:00:52

By Fraser Sherman, Destin Log, Fla. Jul. 30--Thursday morning, Destin Airport's neighbors will find out how much noise they'll have to put up with in the coming years. Okaloosa County, which owns the airport, hired the LPA Group in 2004 to study current noise levels and predict how they'd increase in the future. If the Federal Aviation Administration approves the study, the county can apply for federal funding for whatever noise mitigation steps the study recommends, such as walling off...