MONTPELIER (AP) - Opponents of a plan to bring the F-35 fighter plane to the Burlington International Airport say they're undeterred by the Air Force's decision to base 18 of the planes with the Vermont Air National Guard.

South Burlington lawyer James Marc Leas says they're planning to use a combination of continued public pressure and legal actions to keep the planes from being based in Vermont, scheduled for 2020.

The Air Force announced Tuesday that the Air Guard station at the South Burlington airport would be the first Air National Guard unit to get the planes.

Opponents worry about increased noise from the planes and the danger of a crash posed by the new airplanes.

The guard says they can fly the planes to minimize noise and the planes are safe.