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Another California sighting

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posted on Feb, 7 2017 @ 04:52 AM
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a reply to: Cavrecon22

Palmdale is only 14 miles or so from Edwards.




posted on Feb, 7 2017 @ 05:03 AM
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I'm guessing that they're laser-sintering and 3-D printing new part revisions on the fly then?

These days just not only new stuff...
Additive Manufacturing
edit on 7-2-2017 by Blackfinger because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 7 2017 @ 05:27 AM
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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: Cavrecon22

Palmdale is only 14 miles or so from Edwards.


I'll see if I can come up with anything, make a few phone calls



posted on Feb, 7 2017 @ 07:55 PM
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a reply to: Cavrecon22

It's been moving around from my understanding. I've heard the fly off occurred at Edwards and Groom, but currently based out of P-42 at the moment as their working on the details. It's really in the final leg at the moment and will certainly head back to Edwards for any weapons, ECM and radar testing.



posted on Feb, 8 2017 @ 02:03 AM
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a reply to: aholic

Nice! Looking to transfer to Edwards if I can switch over to active duty. The phone call did not result in anything other than some VTOL air frame seen at night via the aircraft lights ... nothing futher



posted on Feb, 8 2017 @ 02:07 AM
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a reply to: Cavrecon22

It's purely a guess on my behalf, but I reckon the good folks of Lancaster might be getting some good aerial displays.
I guess it's all about being in the right place at the right time and being lucky.



posted on Feb, 12 2017 @ 12:28 AM
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a reply to: nelloh62

This summer is going to be a great time to head out there with your camera. I was wondering if they'd do a press rollout a la B-2 but I'm under the impression that won't happen. First look will be from one you guys out there in the right place at the right time pointing your camera to the sky.

If what I'm hearing is right (it isn't always) open air daylight testing isn't far off.



posted on Feb, 12 2017 @ 12:35 AM
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a reply to: Cavrecon22

VTOL troop transports have been seen. and are pretty quiet from what i read



posted on Feb, 12 2017 @ 11:43 AM
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a reply to: nelloh62

The folks in lancaster are indeed seeing some amazing aerial displays. Not just what zaph saw either. Theres all sorts of stuff to see. Not all of it always over edwards. And some of it very interesting and thats putting it mildly. Right now is an excellent time to live in that region.



posted on Feb, 12 2017 @ 12:02 PM
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a reply to: BASSPLYR

off topic but are those orchids? i have a bit of a garden going



posted on Feb, 12 2017 @ 12:51 PM
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a reply to: penroc3

Nope those are plumeria. (Frangipani) Cancun Pink AKA Playfull variety. They are pretty and smell amazing. I give my plumerias (i have several hence my avatars etc) cute nicknames. The one in my avatar i nicknamed after my girlfriend. hence why that pics stays around for so long as my avatar. In honor of her.



I like orchids too. I have a few phalaenopsis but my favorite are dendrobiums. But alas not humid enough to grow them here in la. Strangely ive gotten my heliconia rostrata to bloom once here but that was near impossible.

Anyway, pack on topic to thwart the mods from deleting my post....

If you live in southern california take the time mid week nights to drive along the 14 highway.

Explore other highways that off shoot from the 5 or 14 in that area. Lots of hidden places with amazing activity to visit besides the obvious places like edwards p42 etc... Id recommend if you have the time considering exploring the adjacent valleys, canyons and mountains. Dont worry if google maps says theres nothing to see there. There might be. Try searching areas that alreadu have some layer of control or restricted access even if open to the public.


Take the 14 up towards mojave city. Camp out by red rock or jawbone. That puts you between edwards and china lake. Probably lots to see. Make a weekend out of it. Bring your fishing polls and enjoy one of the many fine lakes southern california has to offer while enroute to your camping spot. Have a catfish dinner campout. Dont forget the hotsauce to make them channel flatheads palitable. Also bring a jacket it will fall in the winter below freezing in the desert as the evening progresses.

Look high like straight up to catch jets doing odd things. Look towards the horizons to see things skitter from one end to the other. Think thats a odd looking star...keep your eye on it. It may just get up and shuffle off somewhere. You never know.

Get bored or are tired of eating catfish or stripped bass...hit up the In N Out Burger off rosemond and eavesdrop on workers heading back home after an long day of frustrating work at the local plants etc. .

Best thing about southern california is the best places to see crazy stuff, and i mean crazy stuff, arent obvious and often hidden in plain site.

Another good thing about southern california is that it also caters to lazy aviation fanatics. They take the show to youuuuuuu!!! I saw the greenlady once hauling ass while standing on my side walk. Ive seen what appears to resrmble the tr3b on more than one occasion flying right over my house. Ove seen what appeared to resrmble a oversized sleek and badass looking fighter jet cruise adroitly through low clouds in broad daylight. Just gotta look up more often and pay attention. Youd be surprised what you can see stargazing on your sidewalk at 3am.


edit on 12-2-2017 by BASSPLYR because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 12 2017 @ 01:48 PM
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a reply to: BASSPLYR
California dreaming...




posted on Feb, 12 2017 @ 05:40 PM
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originally posted by: aholic
a reply to: nelloh62

This summer is going to be a great time to head out there with your camera. I was wondering if they'd do a press rollout a la B-2 but I'm under the impression that won't happen. First look will be from one you guys out there in the right place at the right time pointing your camera to the sky.

If what I'm hearing is right (it isn't always) open air daylight testing isn't far off.


They've been testing during daylight hours for at least 12 months. Both my brother and I witnessed a 2 ship formation off the coast of Southern California in between Oceanside and San Clemente island. My brother was 75 miles south of me and radioed he had them coming overhead doing a 180 turn. 5 minutes later they were overhead. Silent and glistening in the early morning sun for everyone to see. It was impressive.



posted on Feb, 13 2017 @ 09:00 AM
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How can you know that this formation of 2 ship was B-21 demonstrator ?



posted on Feb, 13 2017 @ 09:27 AM
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a reply to: darksidius

If it pretty much goes off the ground i'd expect Zaph to know what it is/



posted on Feb, 13 2017 @ 09:31 PM
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I think they need move it all over here.We have best beer,best beaches and some of the best fishing/diving in the world.Plus some of the best scenery and we give you a Bbq every day..



posted on Feb, 14 2017 @ 04:29 AM
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a reply to: Blackfinger
For sure California best place in the world




posted on Feb, 15 2017 @ 02:36 AM
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a reply to: penroc3

My contact described whatever this was as 'plummeting' from the sky and slowing down (I am assuming for landing) and upon takeoff, rising to a point and then shooting straight up from there. I won't be talking to them for a bit so next time I see them I will for sure ask about updates



posted on Feb, 15 2017 @ 03:33 AM
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a reply to: darksidius

You've never visited the Sunshine Coast north of Brisbane in Australia



posted on Feb, 15 2017 @ 06:09 AM
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a reply to: Blackfinger

Im actually moving to north queensland by years end. It sure seems nicer there than in los angeles..



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