Florida Airboats To Be Muffled

May 12, 2006 By: Marshall Cutchin

Those who wonder why they have to listen to airplane engines strapped onto the back of Florida’s airboats, which have increasingly penetrated the wilderness, are finally getting some relief. As of June 30, all airboats must have automobile-style mufflers installed. Now if we can just figure out why people like to look at fleeing wildlife while wearing ear mufflers.