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Noise-generating aviation training to be delayed along the Front Range

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Posted at 1:51 PM, May 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-04 16:46:07-04

FORT CARSON — Update: 5/4/20, 2:30 p.m. :

According to a release, training has been delayed for the Special Operations Aviation Training Battalion, U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command, unit which was supposed to begin exercises today throughout the Front Range, northern and southern Colorado regions.

The unit's new training exercise dates are scheduled from May 11 to May 20.

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Fort Carson announced Saturday the Special Operations Aviation Training Battalion, US Army Special Operations Aviation Command will be conducting noise-generating training beginning Monday, May 4, and ending May 14.

The training will take place throughout the Front Range, northern and southern Colorado Regions.

Fort Carson said during this training period noise and dust should be expected, including in the evening and throughout the night due to engage training.

The training is necessary to qualify rated student pilots and non-rated crew members in multi-mode radar and mountain and desert environments so the unit is prepared for any potential mission the may be called upon to support around the globe, the Mountain Post said.

Fort Carson said it is dedicated to being good neighbors and will continue to inform the public about training events that may affect surrounding communities, adding that the base strives to balance training requirements with respecting communities throughout Colorado.

Any noise complaints should be direct to the Fort Carson Public Affairs Office at (719) 526 - 9849.