reply to post by BASSPLYR
Why bother "hushing" at all. I was at the Nellis fence Thursday morning and they were blasting some engine from a hangar, not bothering to use any
of their hush houses. This was very loud over by the speedway. Then they blew something up off in the distance.
engine test at Nellis
The plane under test takes a bit of effort to locate. Find the two guys in the lower right hand corner. Then look at the truck to their right. The
plane under test is to the right of that truck. You can see the helicopter is in the direct jet exhaust, turning the area blurry.
This is the dust cloud from the explosion:
So my point is if this kind of nonsense is fine for a base with population around it, who cares what they do in the desert?
Now you can hear engine tests at the Groom Lake front gate area, but it isn't like nobody doesn't know there is an airbase beyond the hills.