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What’s Up With All the Military Helicopters Above San Francsico These Days?

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

It would have been hard to miss a giant twirlypopper like this twin-engine, tandem rotor, heavy-lift Boeing-Vertol CH-47 Chinook (I’ll say it’s a CH-47D, just because) over Civic Center’s United Nations Plaza yesterday. Mmmm. And, it’s not alone up there – there are other military birds above us as well these days.

 What does the military need to lift in San Francisco? Are there any bases around here anymore?

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Or maybe it’s just another military joyride above the 415?

Hard to say.