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A seminar will be held by the City of Santa Monica as a part of its continuing effort to enhance Santa Monica Airport’s compatibility within the community by exploring new and emerging noise reduction technologies.
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A seminar will be held by the City of Santa Monica as a part of its continuing effort to enhance Santa Monica Airport’s compatibility within the community by exploring new and emerging noise reduction technologies.

News, Santa Monica, Santa Monica Airport

Aircraft Silencer Technology Seminar To Be Held In Santa Monica On September 22

Posted Sep. 8, 2012, 2:08 am

Mirror Staff

The public, pilots, and aviation administrators are invited to a free Aircraft Silencer Technology Seminar on Sept. 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Monica Museum of Flying.

The seminar is part of the City of Santa Monica's continuing effort to enhance the Airport’s compatibility within the community by exploring new and emerging noise reduction technologies.

The presentation will be given by Hans-Peter Gomolzig, Chief Executive Office of Gomolzig Flugzeug- und Maschinenbau GmbH, the German aviation manufacturer that pioneered the low noise silencer system, Quietflight.

The seminar will explain the concept, basic science and benefits behind Gomolzig’s Quietflight noise reduction system, which is currently in use in Europe. The session will include a question and answer period.

The seminar is part of the City of Santa Monica Visioning process, a rigorous three-phase public process regarding the 227-acre Santa Monica Airport Campus aimed at providing unique opportunities for the City and the community to discuss the range of possibilities for the future of the Airport Campus. For more information visit: http://smovisioning.org.

Gomolzig Flugzeug- und Maschinenbau GmbH has been involved in the aviation business for over 50 years.

They are pioneers in improving aviation cost efficiency, safety and solutions to reduce environmental pollution.

The company is closely associated with the low noise silencer systems of the Quietflight series, the unique twin-glider Calif, and on-board camera systems as well as with many components for aircraft, rotorcraft, and airships.

Gomolzig Flugzeug- und Maschinenbau GmbH is certified with The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), an European Union agency with regulatory and executive tasks in the field of civilian aviation safety. For more information visit: http://gomolzig.de.

This free informational seminar will directly precede the Airport’s Second Annual Open house to be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout the Airport Campus.

Aircraft Silencer Technology Seminar

Who: General Public, pilots, and aviation administration

Where: The Museum of Flying 3100 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405

When: September 22, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Cost: Free admission and parking

For more information contact the airport at 310.458.8591 or airport@smgov.net . For directions visit santamonicaairport.org, and keep up to date as the event approaches at http://www.facebook.com/SantaMonicaAirportOpenHouse.

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Sep. 8, 2012, 6:46:43 am

brad said...

Who makes more noise, the small minority of airport haters or the jets taking off? I'm sure the "not in my backyard" friends of real estate developers will be out in force. If you're a reasonable person who sees the airport as an asset to the community (I am not a pilot!), please come out and show your support. My family and I will be there.

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