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San Diego Salute Captured at Sweetwater Valley Little League Opener

Found this post of San Diego Salute's flyover at the Sweetwater Valley Little League opener on March 9th on Instagram. Thanks to fan Launey LeSage for capturing the shots and posting. We had an early morning brief at 0700 for a Time over Target of 0815. We left KSEE (Gillespie Field Airport) and headed south to the holding point over Chula Vista and made an on time arrival for the Color Guard and National Anthem. Good Luck to all those future pilots and future MLB players.. Flipper/Schwaby Paul/Banger Jeff Snap Pickle https://www.instagram.com/p/BuzP7FkA6gh/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet  

By |2019-03-13T10:33:23-07:00March 13th, 2019|Blog Post|0 Comments

San Diego Salute Pilots Head to Palm Springs

Each January the Palm Springs Air Museum hosts the T-34 Pilots and their Planes. This year was fantastic with 18 planes on the ramp of the museum. We all started arriving Friday and the last of us pulled into the gates Saturday morning around 0800. Friday night the Museum puts out a great spread of food to welcome us. We stay at the hanger meeting new people and getting reacquainted with old friends. 2019 was the 20th year that we were able to meet in the desert. Out of all of the pilots that attended, there was only one in [...]

By |2019-03-01T09:15:11-08:00January 19th, 2017|Blog Post|0 Comments