Category Archive: Aircraft

Oct 12 2015

Presidential Takeoff

I knew President Obama was going to be leaving San Diego around 1:00 so I started watching live local news video feeds from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar on my computer. Watched him greet some people and then board Air Force One. Once the aircraft started moving I switched over to my iPhone and Twitter to continue watching …

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Jan 28 2014

Loud And Slow, And Lighter Than Air

Sitting at my computer by an open window every day I get to learn the sounds of all the regular aircraft that fly over the house. Matter of fact there’s one going by right now as I write this post. Airliners, sightseeing biplanes and small, personal planes, along with Coast Guard, military, police and news …

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Nov 10 2012

Veterans Day Salute

Just like last year, I was lucky enough to capture the San Diego Salute flying formation team as they did their annual Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial ceremony fly-over in their Beechcraft T-34s. Unfortunately, this year they didn’t fly directly over my house and there were fewer planes, but I truly honor their commitment to this wonderful yearly …

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Jun 05 2012

Post-Zoo Lunch At Phil’s

After a fun morning spent at the San Diego Zoo with Heather and Lauren, our empty stomachs demanded that we head over to Phil’s BBQ for lunch. I had the amazingly good and filling Broham (pulled pork) Sandwich. Something about the food and ambiance at Phil’s that makes me feel comfortable. After finishing our extra-saucy …

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Apr 28 2012

Surprise In The Sky

After finishing up weeding the milkweeds, I came inside the house for a little while when I heard the deep and heavy rumblings of a plane I am not used to hearing. Living under a regular flight path you get used to normal, every day plane sounds. I quickly glanced out my bedroom window and …

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