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  • I am a norther Cambridge resident, living in the flight path for jets headed over Belmont and Watertown. It remarkable how the flights are constant, often continuous as one plane passes overhead and another the roar of the next one coming can already be heard. This situation has developed within the past couple of years, and the first 12 years we lived here the plane noise was’t noticable. I understand the explanations but don’t understand how this could not be changed with a will to do so. this seems to be benefiting the airlines at the expense of the folks …

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  • Convenient that they scheduled the meeting in a school vacation week when lots of people are away! The slides for the meeting are available here: https://www.massport.com/media/423351/RNAV-Meeting-Materials-022217-.pdf

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  • In addition to the items mentioned here, a specific area for concern for me is late-night flights. This has abated since the fall, actually, but that may be a weather thing.

    With a wind out of the SW there are regularly planes flying loudly over Belmont (and I assume elsewhere) at 11pm. I love the goals listed in the other threads, but if nothing else happens besides reducing the number take-offs between 9pm and 6am I’d consider it a success.

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  • In the last two months the planes seem to be flying lower, creating even more noise. I do not remember hearing them inside an old, stucco house with very thick walls and all windows closed last winter. Now I hear them day and night and it will be worse in spring when we open the windows.

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