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Why is there so much aircraft noise?

Nov. 28. By Dave Vieser. As many people have noticed, jets traveling to Charlotte Douglas International sometimes fly quite low as they undertake their final approach. What causes this and what can be done about it? Sayle Brown, who serves as the Cornelius representative on the Charlotte Airport Community Roundtable, addressed these issues at the […]


Dec. 17 honors Wright Bros.

By Presidential Proclamation, Dec. 17 is Wright Brothers Day. Orville Wright made the first flight for 12 seconds and 120 feet just south of Kitty Hawk on that date 118 years ago. Aviators like Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh and Howard Hughes followed. As the license plates say, North Carolina was “First in Flight.” Here’s President […]