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Noise worry holds up Logan flight path plans

The benefits of Logan International Airport’s switch to a new GPS-based navigation system are, officials say, quite clear: safer takeoffs and landings; smoother rides; and increased efficiency that translates into millions of barrels of aviation fuel saved.

But the view of residents in communities such as Milton and Dedham is less positive: “Figure out something else,” wrote one in an online petition that has already garnered more than 800 signatures, most in the past week.

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