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Discussion in 'Tin Foil Hat Lounge' started by stg58, Dec 29, 2014.

  1. stg58

    stg58 Monkey+++ Site Supporter+ Founding Member

    Skyvector is an interesting site and I found this today.

    For Grand Forks AFB which is very much less used since they had Minuteman, tankers and B-52's based there.

    A NOTAM "Special Security Reasons" peaked my interest and it was issued in advance for a base with very much diminished importance....But the site is a nice resource.

    Looks like something landing from the west on a north south runway...

    Grand Forks Air Force Base - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    SkyVector: Flight Planning / Aeronautical Charts

    Issue Date : December 24, 2014 at 1855 UTC
    Location : Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota
    Beginning Date and Time : December 29, 2014 at 0600 UTC
    Ending Date and Time : December 30, 2014 at 0559 UTC
    Reason for NOTAM : Temporary flight restrictions for Special Security Reasons
    Type : Security
    Replaced NOTAM(s) : N/A
    Jump To: Affected Areas
    Operating Restrictions and Requirements
    Other Information
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  2. Airtime

    Airtime Monkey+++ Site Supporter

    Do they have a golf course there? ;-)

    And he doesn't realize it's probably under snow.
  3. stg58

    stg58 Monkey+++ Site Supporter+ Founding Member

    Yes but colder than HE** which excludes the golfer and chief, he don't do cold...
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  4. Tully Mars

    Tully Mars Metal weldin' monkey Site Supporter+

    Of course they have a golf course-its an Air Force base..:rolleyes:
  5. Airtime

    Airtime Monkey+++ Site Supporter

    Of course! Silly me, we were informed of that previously.

  6. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    Yep... Gotta have some reason for the ground pounders to exist... If only to secure the 19th hole....;)
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  7. DarkLight

    DarkLight I self identify as a Blackhawk Attack Helicopter! Site Supporter

    C'mon guys, it's obvious that while we are all focused on the AirAsia flight, the other missing plane is being brought in for retrofitting as a flying bomb for us to crash into an Iranian reactor. Geez, how much clearer can it be?
  8. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey..... Moderator Site Supporter++

    I will gladly take that assignment at the 19th hole.... [chopper]
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