aircraft http://wrvo.org en Sikorsky Aircraft to close Big Flats plant http://wrvo.org/post/sikorsky-aircraft-close-big-flats-plant <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The Connecticut-based helicopter maker Sikorsky announced on Monday that it will close its Southern Tier plant at the end of the year.</p><p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 20:49:37 +0000 Matt Richmond 26568 at http://wrvo.org Military training flights over Watertown, Adirondacks proposed http://wrvo.org/post/military-training-flights-over-watertown-adirondacks-proposed <p>The Vermont Air National Guard is proposing to start taking training flights over the Adirondacks and Watertown with F-35 aircraft.</p><p>The big, loud planes would replace the smaller, quieter F-16s the National Guard is using now &mdash;but not until at least 2015.</p><p>The Guard has issued a draft environmental impact statement &ndash; and it has held public hearings&nbsp; around the area. The planes would take off and land in Burlington, Vermont. A meeting there drew more than 500 people.</p><p> Fri, 18 May 2012 12:06:02 +0000 Joanna Richards 19489 at http://wrvo.org Military training flights over Watertown, Adirondacks proposed