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Jim Walker was flight engineer on P-3 spy plane during ‘Cold War’

Jim Walker of Englewood, Fla. spent most of his 22 years of service in the U.S. Navy as a flight engineer on a P-3 four-engine reconnaissance plane searching for Soviet submarines or monitoring electronic signals from enemy missiles while flying in international waters just off the coast of aggressor countries. 1,290 more words

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Google Co-Founder Reportedly Funding Construction Of Massive Airship

MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS SF) — Although details are scarce about what’s going on behind the giant closed doors of massive hangar at Moffett Field, word has it that the project involves Google co-founder Sergey Brin and construction of the world’s largest aircraft. 254 more words

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Thursday Doors: NASA Ames

Back in the 1990s when I was a graduate student at Stanford, Mountain View meant one of two things to me: good international restaurants on Castro St, and Hangar One on the NASA/Ames Research Center Campus on Moffett Field.  466 more words

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Blogpost: Carla Cotwright-Williams

Go BIG or go home? Go BIG.

Photos – clockwise from upper left:
1) My official federal portrait
2) Flight simulator at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA… 802 more words

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California Air National Guardsmen Save Life Of Canadian Navy Crewman In Pacific

(CBS SF) — Guardsmen with a wing of the California Air National Guard based at Moffett Field in Santa Clara County saved the life of a crewman of a Canadian Naval ship in the Pacific Ocean Friday morning. 116 more words

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Consolidated B-24J Liberator

@Moffett Federal Airfield, Mountain View, CA

May 2015

Moffett Field is a regular stopover for the Collings Foundation’s annual “Wings of Freedom” tour with their B-17, B-24, B-25 and TP-51 warbirds.  66 more words

Boeing MD-10-30 (ORBIS), Lockheed P2V Neptune

@Moffett Federal Airfield, Mountain View, CA

July 2016

The new MD-10 Flying Eye Hospital made a stop in the Bay Area recently and I was able to photograph it from the other side of Highway 101.  66 more words