Message posted by gary on October 04, 2001 at 10:53:26 PST:
There were sonic booms heard in northern California due to sr71's leaving Beale. I have talked to someone who had heard these booms while living/working in San Ramon, though I don't recall when he last heard one. Remember the SR71 has been retired. Beale is pretty far away from San Ramon, so I think you would have to be "looking" for the boom, i.e. the average person would miss it. This guy works at Camp Parks in some sort of military intellegence job, i.e. the kind of person who would notice the sound. If I recall correctly, he said they had a pretty regular time schedule, and the flights were to snoop on Cuba.
In Reply to: Sky-Quakes....? posted by Paul Reinman on October 04, 2001 at 10:17:51 PST: