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Old 11-19-2002, 09:23 PM
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What (if any) are your flying site noise rules? We just implmented a 95db@9 ft rule that seems a bit much. Just curious as to what other ppl's clubs were doing.


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Old 11-19-2002, 09:29 PM
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No limits, really. Pretty much a remote area so not too many folks are affected by the noise.
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Ours is 98db at ten feet over hard pavement.

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No noise limit but all engines bigger than an .049 have to have a muffler except competition c/l engines. And no pulse jets.
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No limits... One advantage of living in the boonies
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My club doesn't have a max sound rule, but on of the other
local clubs does

I think that it's 90db @ 12ft



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Default Re: Flying Site Noise Rules

Originally posted by WalkerBoh
What (if any) are your flying site noise rules? We just implmented a 95db@9 ft rule that seems a bit much. Just curious as to what other ppl's clubs were doing.


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9. All reciprocating engines of .10 cubic inches piston displacement, or larger, will be
equipped with an effective muffling device. In those cases where the muffler's effectiveness is in question, the Executive Committee will make a decision on an individual basis.


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we are supposed to ahve a 90 someting at 9 feet at our club but when mine were checked not even my 40 size funflys passed. the rule isn't enforced but only my kadet sr w/ small fourstoke passed.
funny to know and hope we never get any rules
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I think the record at our club is my K&B .61 with only the tuned pipe header on it - measured 105 db at 10 feet, 120 at 6 ft.

It was actually painful to be next to!

Our new field has a no flying without muffler before 8 AM. After that its pretty open.
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Our club is 95db at 10ft. This still allows for plenty of noise. Some flyers think the louder they're plane is the faster it is. Reality is they're just turning fuel into noise.

Don't get me wrong, I love the sound of an engine making horsepower but if you have neighbors it's best not to irritate them.
If you think noise limits are bad some clubs HAVE to face reality or have no flying site.

Check out this site on noise limits. http://www.flyingsites.co.uk/howto/noisechart.htm
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