Hanscom has been part of Bedford since 1942, Bedford Explained – Hanscom, The Bedford Citizen – June 11, 2021. Noise associated with the airport has always been a subject of concern. In fact, there is a story from the Lowell Sun in 1956 that the historical society reprinted on June 19, 2019 – Chicken vs. Jets in the Bedford Historical Society’s Today In Bedford’s History. So people worried about noise coming from Hanscom is nothing new.
We had a reader write in asking if we would consider asking what kind of noise is the most bothersome. Jets? Helicopters? Prop planes?
If you are bothered by Hanscom aircraft noise, what kind of noise are you bothered by?
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