Santa Monica Flight Schools Limit Night Flying | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

AMA Drone Report

Airborne-Monday

Airborne-Tuesday

Airborne-Wednesday

Airborne-Thursday

Airborne-Friday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI

Airborne On ANN

AMA 07.20.17

Airborne 07.24.17

Airborne 07.25.17

Airborne 07.26.17

Airborne 07.27.17

Airborne 07.28.17

Airborne-Unmanned 07.25.17

Airborne-YouTube

AMA 07.20.17

Airborne 07.24.17

Airborne 07.25.17

Airborne 07.26.17

Airborne 07.27.17

Airborne 07.28.17

Airborne-Unmanned 07.25.17

NEW!!! 2017 AirVenture Innovation Preview -- YouTube Presentation / Vimeo Presentation

Mon, Jan 09, 2012

Santa Monica Flight Schools Limit Night Flying

Offers Concession To NIMBYs Complaining About Noise

The owners of six flight schools operating out of Santa Monica Airport have offered to voluntarily limit the number of take-offs and landings during evening and night hours as they come under increasing pressure from state and local governments.

Residents living close to the airport, some within 300 feet of the tarmac, have turned up the volume on their complaints to the point where they have gotten the support of the Los Angeles and Santa Monica city councils, as well as a state Senator for mandatory noise restrictions. The owners of the flight schools jointly signed a letter saying they would not practice touch-and-goes Monday through Saturday after 2000 PST November to March. They will also make only one departure and arrival per aircraft on Sundays after 2000 year round.

The Santa Monica Patch reports that there is already a curfew in effect at the airport. No takeoffs or engine starts are allowed weekdays between 2300 and 0700, and not until 0800 on weekends and holidays. There is also a voluntary night arrival curfew in place during those same hours, though landings are permitted.

City officials said in a news release that the voluntary reductions offered by the flight schools would reduce the number of flying hours by 15 per week during Daylight Savings Time, and 21 hours per week during Standard Time.

FMI: www.friendsofsantamonicaairport.org, www.smgov.net/departments/council

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 07.26.17: WomenVenture 2017!, Daher TBM910 OSH Debut, Avilution UnPanel

Also: Continental Motors Update, Trig Avionics Expands, AEA Incubator Inspires, Pelton Interview--Part 3 Aero-News staffers attended the kickoff event to WomenVenture, the Women in>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 07.25.17: Airspace Auto-Authorization, Bogus UAV Hit, CA Regs

Also: “Drone Billboard”, Eagle v Drone, Self-Driving Cars, Drone Locates Lost Man, Airborne-Unmanned-Help Wanted Greatly anticipated, it appears that this fall, some 50>[...]

Airborne 07.26.17: WomenVenture 2017!, Daher TBM910 OSH Debut, Avilution UnPanel

Also: Continental Motors Update, Trig Avionics Expands, AEA Incubator Inspires, Pelton Interview--Part 3 Aero-News staffers attended the kickoff event to WomenVenture, the Women in>[...]

AMA Drone Report 07.20.17: FAST Drones, GeoFencing, Certified Drone Photographer

Also: SureFly Helicopter Concept, 'Design a Drone', Raleigh v Drones, Aero-TV: AMA's David Mathewson The Drone Racing League recently tested the fastest racing drone, and set the G>[...]

Airborne 07.24.17: Pelton Opens OSH17!, Zenith/UnPanel, Hartzell/Raisbeck

Also: Stratos Shows At OSH17, Redbird GIFT, SunFlyer 4, ONE Aviation Update, Pelton Intvw Part 1 Avilution this morning debuted its Unpanel Integrated Avionics Display in the first>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2017 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC