It’s heavier today.
It’s heavier today.
Things are redundant around here for the most part.
It’s show up at 2300, do the inventory and take care of the hazmat….
Issue tools, laptops and vehicles to the maintainers. It’s the same kids and stuff……
Servicing and scheduled maintenance take place here in the deep dark hours of the night.
This is a short week due to the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Friday is a “Family Day” as determined by Air Force Material Command…… 4 day weekend…….
This is my best friend during these hours……
It was a pleasant morning and I took the liberty of spending time on the front verandah at Casa de Sharon y Glenn here in the Southeast Kern County Desert.
When I stopped at the Shopette on Edwards AFB this morning to fuel the Titan, I discovered that they had a small variety of decent cigars………………
The big fire down by Santa Barbara is at 4,000 plus acres. This morning the smoke showed up in the Antelope Valley. At sunrise we realized it wasn’t high thin clouds.
I had to fuel my pickup and stop at the exchange before heading home. When I left the exchange, I could smell the smoke. Jets taking off were disappearing in short order on climb out from the base.
On the way home, I broke out my Trusty Nikon and grabbed a few pictures at the California City Boulevard turnoff. I give you those pictures.
I also decided to include the link to the latest on the fire from KTLA 5 out of Los Angeles.
The boys from Edwards and their new jets are on a det to Mountain Home.
I have been to Mountain Home while doing a PCS back in 79. The room didn’t cost a fortune and I needed to get paid.
After four years of planning and preparation, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) intentionally crashed a Boeing 720 airliner to test an experimental fuel additive intended to reduce post-crash fires, and to assess passenger survivability. An anti-misting agent was added to standard commercial JP-5 jet fuel to create AMK, or “Anti-Misting … Continue reading 1 December 1984 →
The full article with pictures is at the link………………………….