posted on Nov, 21 2007 @ 11:21 PM
N20RA filed IFR:
Destination: PMD PALMDALE PRODN FLT/TEST INSTLN AF PLANT 42, PALMDALE CA
Planned Dep 2007-11-21 13:52
Planned Arrival 2007-11-21 13:52
The IFR route was canceled, but generally the planes fly the same route VFR where there is no tracking.
The departure point is
N36.87348 W116.23792, which seems to be relevant to nothing. The general area is Jackass Flats.
Google Earthing around the general area, I found a crane-like structure at
I say crane-like because it appears to have an aviation paint job. Perhaps it is a tower and due to how satellite photos are "computer flattened",
it looks tilted. There are three defunct airstrips at the location.
Area 25 (Jackass Flats) is considered inactive, though they do clean up contamination from time to time.
Note that the new and undocumented runway at the NTS, located at
would have the designation BTY064036. There is what appears to be a twin Beech there.