WILMINTON, NC (WECT) - The SABLE helicopter will soon be traveling without causing as much of a disturbance.
Wilmington City Council approved a nearly $40,000 purchase Tuesday that will give the SABLE helicopter new tail blades.
According to Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous, the blades will reduce the noise signatures by 40%.
"We try to stay as high as we possibly can to reduce that noise issue, but these new tail rotor blades should make a markedly reduced noise signature," Evangelous said.
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