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Old Dec 24, 2007, 9:13 AM   #1
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I think this is a Marine helicopter. Several of them fly along the coastline here in HB, presumably from their base in Camp Pendleton - about 50 mile south.


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Old Dec 24, 2007, 9:15 AM   #2
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And further south, in San Diego, there is an aircraft carrier docked in the harbor with a variety of aircraft on board.


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Old Dec 24, 2007, 9:28 AM   #3
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Walter,

Nice shots. It looks as if the guy in the window is checking you out, wondering "what is he doing"?:G

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Old Dec 24, 2007, 9:30 AM   #4
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Two excellent shots. In the first, I am surprised that the only marking on the helicopter are numbers. That must be for use in incursions to areas where they don't want to disclose the natioinality of the aircraft.

In the second shot, that must be a rather old carrier judging from the large smokestack behind the helicopter. All modern carriers are nuclear powered.

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Old Dec 24, 2007, 11:24 AM   #5
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Cal, yes, the aircraft carrier is permanently docked in the harbor and is available for tours.
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Great photos.
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Both are great shots. I think the helicopters will be the hardest challenge and I live next to an airport.
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Cool shots. Now, if I could just find my son's play helicopter he carried everywhere when little.
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Nice shots Walter!

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