The South Burlington City Council is made up of 5 citizens who live in the City of South Burlington, elected at-large by the voters of the City. These five councilors sit with 2-3 year terms expiring in an annual rotation. The City Council meets regularly on the 1st & 3rd Mondays of each month to […]
See the “unfit for residential use” map. See the crash and safety zone map. Download Fact Sheets on F-35 Basing (August 2013) click here: Fact Sheets on F-35A Basing What and Who to believe on the F-35 8-10-2013 (August 2013) click here: What and Who to believe on the F-35 8-10-2013pdf Report Endangered […]
By Veterans Today Fatal flaws within the cockpit of the US military’s most expensive fighter jet ever are causing further problems with the Pentagon’s dubious F-35 program. Just weeks after a fleet of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighters was grounded for reasons unrelated, a new report from the Pentagon warns that any pilot that boards […]
By MARK THOMPSON TIME Marine Major Aric “Walleye” Liberman was uncharacteristically modest for a Navy SEAL turned fighter pilot. He had just landed an F-35–one of the 2,457 jets the Pentagon plans to buy for $400 billion, making it the costliest weapons program in human history–at its initial operational base late last year. Amid celebratory […]
Where Does the Money Go? In fiscal year 2014, the federal government will spend around $3.8 trillion. These trillions of dollars make up a considerable chunk – around 22 percent – of the US. economy, as measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP). That means that federal government spending makes up a sizable share of all money spent in the […]
Click here to download 3 articles explaining the controversy over the F-35A basing in VT They can also be found here: http://vtdigger.org/2013/05/21/leas-quite-a-pair-of-stings-for-f-35-basing/ http://vtdigger.org/2013/05/22/leas-follow-the-money-the-f-35-fudge-gate-scandal/ http://vtdigger.org/2013/05/23/leas-crashing-the-party-not-if-but-where-the-f-35-will-crash/
Thursday, May 30th, 7 pm. Unitarian Universalist Church Burlington at the top of Church Street.
- Pierre Sprey, co-designer of the F-16 and the A-10 jets
- Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s
- US Air Force Colonel Rosanne Greco (ret.)
- “Gramma” Carmine Sargent, who lives in the noise zone
- Rabbi Joshua Chasan
Come one come all! Come get the scoop!
- 150 affordable homes now vacant or demolished because of F-16 noise
- Air Force says the F-35 is more than 4 times louder than the F-16
The Burlington International Airport Noise Compatibility Program Update under 14 CFR Part 150 is a 62 page report prepared for the City of Burlington in April 2008. The report states on page 29 that “land acquisition and relocation is the only alternative that would eliminate the residential incompatibility” with the noise level produced by F-16 jets operating at the airport. Due to additional materials included in the attachment, please see page 41 of the attached pdf below. Please note this is a large file.
These are the Burlington scoresheets for the potential basing of the F-35. This scoresheet is compared against others scoresheets (which have been kept secret by the Air Force) to help determine which locations are the best ones for the F-35 to be located at. The scoresheets are a bit complicted and we’ve tried to clarify them in our comments. We point out the clear and serious errors in the scoresheet below.
Regarding “encroachment” on the scoring sheet, the first two questions (see page 5 for the questions) are: