reply to post by firepilot
Well you can sort of see North Base from across the highway.
I shot it years ago with an ETX90, so the quality doesn't quite match what I do with the FS78 today. The land across the highway isn't particularly
high, but high enough. It looks as if it has roads dozed for a subdivision that never materialized. The land is probably private, but I've never been
bothered hanging out there.
Of course, seeing what is in the hangars is another story. Day flights? Who knows. I've read the plant 42 stuff only leaves the factory at night and
security tries to run you out if you park near the facility. [There is a thread in the Google Earth military forum about this.]
I parked across the highway from North Base about two hours on my last trip through the area. I caught two IFEs on the scanner, both landing gear
related. I suspect a day doesn't go by when fire/crash doesn't roll at Edwards. Lots of proficiency training going on (high key, low key on the