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NAS Pax River Issues Noise Advisory

Advisory

Communities surrounding the Naval Air Station Patuxent River are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place January 3 to January 5, 2020, between 7:15 am and 7 pm.

Pilots at NAS Pax River will be conducting Field Carrier Landing Practices (FCLPs).

FCLPs are simulated carrier landings conducted to prepare the pilot to land safely on an aircraft carrier. The practices consist of series of touch-and-go maneuvers, “bounces.”Airspeed, altitude, and power are all precisely choreographed in order for a pilot to approach the ship within an acceptable window to land on the deck safely.

FCLP training is essential for the precision and safety of our military men and women and the success of their mission. Landing on an aircraft carrier is perhaps the most difficult task in military aviation. It is a highly complex and perishable skill, and requires intense period of training before pilots deploy. Residents may notice increased noise levels due to these operations.

As with all operations, NAS Pax takes precautions to lessen the impact of testing activities on the community.

For more information, call the toll free noise hotline at 1-866-819-9028.

 

 

For more about Lexington Park, visit the St. Mary’s County Community Development Corporation’s Leader member page.

St. Mary’s County Community Development Corporation

46940 South Shangri-La Drive, Suite 7

Lexington Park, MD 20653

301-863-7700

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