Friday, September 4, 2015

U.S. Marine Corps Aircraft Activity Scheduled Over Labor Day Weekend

On Monday, September 7, several U.S. Marine Corps aircraft will be arriving at Long Beach Airport to conduct training operations.

In addition, the F/A 18 aircraft that have been conducting training here are tentatively scheduled to depart on Monday at 4:00 p.m. If you’d like to meet the pilots before they leave, they are hosting a meet and greet on Saturday, September 5 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Signature Flight Support at Aeroplex/Aerolease, 3333 East Spring Street.

These aircraft are noticeably louder than other aircraft and are easily heard in neighborhoods near Long Beach Airport.The aircraft will utilize noise abatement procedures when operating in the vicinity of Long Beach, including modified arrival and departure flight profiles and minimum use of afterburners.