I seems to be a common occurance, I live high in the sky and see them flying north fairly regularly. I thought they were maybe going to that base thats up north or something.
This week is Marine Chicago week. See story at following tribune link....http://www.chicagobreakingnews.com/2009/05/marine-week-helicopters-chicago-navy-pier-arlington-park.html
Practice for "Marine Week" linkThere are rumors afoot that it's an Olympic Security preparation thingie.
Apparently it is practice for "Marine Week".http://www.chicagobreakingnews.com/2009/05/marine-week-helicopters-chicago-navy-pier-arlington-park.html
Marine week in Chicago:http://www.chicagobreakingnews.com/2009/05/marine-week-helicopters-chicago-navy-pier-arlington-park.html
Oh my god! Black Helecopters. I knew once that commie pinko Obama was elected, we'd have to deal with the dreaded black helecopters. I just hope my stash of dried food and candles lasts the next three and a half years.I think they're listening to me right now. Secret mircophones are everywhere.
As I sit here at my own personal booth at the diner of diminished Uptown expectations, I realize that those choppers represent the hopes many of us had for a vibrant mixed use shopping district at Wilson Yard.Off in the distance......loud......flying away......growing more distan.......tBy the way Army National Guard helicopters out of a unit at Midway do on occasion fly up and down the lakefront.
Cue up the "MASH" music here...:-)
After seeing the "60 Minutes" piece, Sunday, on the highly successful 'Predator' drones in Iraq.....I have to wonder how well these un-manned aircraft would benefit Uptown.