Posts Tagged ‘Bay’
At Long Last, a Map That Clearly Shows That Part of San Francisco is in the East Bay on Alameda IslandThursday, January 30th, 2014
O you can say that this map is wrong, but you can’t say that you don’t get the point, which is that that left piece of Alameda you can see on the wrong side of the line is part of the City and County of San Francisco:
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I should go visit sometime…
The Floating Helicopters of San Francisco – How Inflatable Airbags Help When Crash Landing in the BayThursday, November 21st, 2013
These tourist choppers sometimes conk out near the Golden Gate Bridge and when that happens then only thing for the pilot to do is pop open the compressed gas container you can see there in order to inflate the six airbags you can also see there.
Then a call to the Coast Guard, which will give you a friendly tow to land, hurray!
It happens sometimes
Now myself, sure, I train pilots, from time to time, who doesn’t? But I ain’t no professional.
I’m not like these guys. They’re pros:
However, the Yelp reviews couldn’t be worse, so there you go…