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Choppers! Lamorinda Skywatchers Want To Know Who’s On Maneuvers

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Photo: Pamela Dunn

During a time not so long ago military aircraft and ships were a commonplace sight in the skies and waterways around the Bay Area – but not so much any more.

So when a squadron of military helicopters enters our air space around O Early Dinner Time Tuesday they drew a lot of attention and we started getting calls.

We’re told the helos were part of a National Guard unit conducting familiarization flights over the Bay Area, but then again that’s what they told Fox and Mulder on the X Files when they started nosing around.

Actually, larger squadrons of National Guard whirlybirds were in the skies over Sacramento and Sonoma last weekend, flying in support of anti-terrorism and active gunman drills held at those locations.

Stay curious, people.

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