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San Luis Obispo, California
San Luis Obispo County Airport    McChesney Field
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Dec 7 Wed
- US Army Security Assistance Command -- Croatia received shipment OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters, photo army.mil
- German federal police signed contract with Airbus Helicopters for purchase of three H215 multi-role rotorcraft, photo airbushelicopters.com
- Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor held dedication ceremony mark completion restoration of historic Aerological Tower, which served as flight control center on Dec.7,1941 prnewswire.com
Dec 6 Tue
- Littoral combat ship USS Coronado returned to Changi Naval Base in Singapore after five-day underway in South China Sea. photo MQ-8B Fire Scouts prepares to land aboard littoral combat ship USS Coronado navy.mil
- Statoil stop using Super Puma helicopters bbc.co.uk reuters.com
- First delivery A321 aircraft from Airbus US Alabama Manufacturing Facility to Delta Air Lines, photo airbus.com
Dec 5 Mon
- US Army Aviation Digest rucker.army.mil
- US Navy plans to buy Boeing FA18EF Super Hornets, cover shortfall of F35 carrier variant reuters.com
background FA18 Super Hornet boeing.com
- NTSB Safety Alerts, Helicopter Landing Sites Free from Debris, Foreign object debris can foul rotor systems and cause damage (SA-057) ntsb.gov
- Space Weather for Aviation Service Provider swpc.noaa.gov
Dec 3 Sat
- US Coast Guard aircrew rescued two people from R22 Robinson helicopter that crashed near Dutch Harbor Airport on Unalaska Island, Alaska uscgnews.com
- Hollister Airshow Calif 2017 canceled by city leaders kion546.com
- Lockheed completed major upgrade to modernize current ground control system of US Air Force Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite constellation lockheedmartin.com
Dec 2 Fri
- Tennessee Army National Guard Soldiers mobilized to east Tennessee fires to assist Sevier County Emergency Management personnel with transporting first responders, photos army.mil
- Safran Helicopter Engines started automated production line dedicated to turbine blade manufacturing safran-group.com
- GoPro reductions entertainment division, facilities, full-time positions investor.gopro.com marketwatch.com
- FAA Safety Briefing focuses issue on Stabilized Approach - November,December 2016 faa.gov
- US Navy 2016 Navy Week Schedule navy.mil
- F-35B Lightning II aircraft on flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) during flight operations, photos navy.mil
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Dec 1 Thu
- FAA Safety Alert for Operators -- Helicopter Stabilized Hover Checks Before Departure -- SAFO 16016 faa.gov pdf
- FAA 2016 SAFOs faa.gov
- USAF upgrade to air-support network almost doubled in cost and deadline slipped bloomberg.com
- Sikorsky (Lockheed) announced LiquidPiston as winner and Spinar America as a Special Recognition awardee of 7th Entrepreneurial Challenge lockheedmartin.com
Three US Marine H-53 Sea Stallion heavyLift helicopters (over 20yrs old) brought out of retirement from DavisMonthan AFB Ariz. will be upgraded and put back into active service. photo Aug2005 navy.mil
Mars Spirit Opportunity rovers. jplNasa
US Navy helicopter San Diego Calif training 2007. Photo courtesy of Jim Pratt "flybum" opens new window. USN2007helicopter
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San Luis Obispo is located on the Central Coast of California about halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. The airport (McChesney Field) is about a mile south of downtown San Luis Obispo.
 
 
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FAA Helicopter CFI approved R22, R44
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Over 6,000 hours from 1986 - 2002
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