Posts Tagged ‘hh-65’

The Buzzing Dolphin Helicopters of San Francisco County – Why is the Coast Guard Flying Over Us These Days?

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

We’ve had some extra low-and-loud chopper traffic over the 415 recently, not sure why.

Are our U.S. Coast Guard HH-65 Dauphin helicopters taking a new short cut from the east side to the west side, buzzing the NoPA and Nob Hill, when they’re on search and rescue missions nowadays? Could be.

As seen over the Western Addition (yes, there are tiled roofs on the DivCo).

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As it noisily flew over my vast real estate holdings I started thinking about how a trend like this could affect property values, so I started yelling and waving my arms and chanting “U.S.* out of NoPA!” But I remembered I’m not a God Damn Landed Gentry NoPA NIMBY Millionaire and then everything was fine once again. Crisis averted.

Semper Paratus.

*The CG is the smallest branch of the U.S. military, hence the mil in .mil.

U.S. Coast Guard in San Francisco Practices – Rescues on the Bay

Friday, March 28th, 2008

A United States Coast Guard Dolphin helicopter patrolling the Golden Gate Bridge last month.


Yesterday, Sector San Francisco invited a few folks over to get a closer look at what it takes to keep people from dying on the bay. Take a look the video from KTVU Channel 2.

Click on to see photos from the day. Don’t forget to hop over and take a gander at what Telstar Logistics saw.