Miramar’s Commanding Officer briefs May 14, 2019, UCPG meeting

Share

From Diane Ahern, UCCA’s Liaison to Miramar Community Leaders Forum (CLF): MCAS Miramar’s Commanding Officer Colonel Charles Dockery presented at the May 14 UCPG meeting about current and future operations. The first single-engine F-35 aircraft will arrive in late 2019; the first F-35 squadrons will arrive in early 2020. Miramar’s location in San Diego places it in close proximity to both offshore and onshore training areas.

Colonel Dockery indicated that despite standard instrument flight procedures which are designed to keep aircraft east of the 805, aircraft arriving and departing Miramar can fly over University City, do fly over University City, and will continue to fly over University City. He claimed to have documentation from the FAA confirming the legality of military flights over University City. Furthermore, Colonel Dockery indicated he will not insist that standard flight procedures are followed; nor is he willing to hold pilots accountable if they do not follow standard flight procedures.

Update 7/3/2019: For an audio recording of the Operations Brief from May 14, 2019, visit UCCA’s SoundCloud channel at https://soundcloud.com/ucca-785209867/ucpg-meeting-may-14-2019-1


  • Current airfield and flight operations, including questions, noise complaints and other concerns about operations at MCAS Miramar, contact the Operations Duty Officer (ODO) by phone at the time of the incident at 858-307-4277. and provide details about the incident including date, time, location and type of aircraft.
  • File noise and operations complaints and concerns electronically by email at miramarmcas.odo@usmc.mil
  • General inquiries contact Communications Office at miramarmedia@usmc.mil; or call 858-307-6000.
  • For related posts, visit https://www.universitycitynews.org/category/miramar/

For Miramar Operations and Contacts information, visit https://www.universitycitynews.org/mcas-miramar-operations-information-and-contacts/

Share

University City You Know

We value your feedback and input. Please ‘Contact Us’ at https://www.universitycitynews.org/contact-us-or-volunteer-in-uc/

News Break App: Follow us on News Break at https://www.newsbreak.com/@c/519870

Google News App: Read UCCA’s University City News posts by following Google News San Diego at https://news.google.com/

Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/universitycitycommunityassociation

Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/UCCA_SD

Meet University City neighbors on Nextdoor at https://nextdoor.com/sandiego/

Sign up for email notifications at https://www.universitycitynews.org/sign-up-for-email-updates-from-ucca/

Visit our News Feed home page UCCA at https://www.universitycitynews.org/

Read the current print newsletter and review article guidelines at https://www.universitycitynews.org/ucca-newsletter-archives/

UCCA urges all to follow current guidance from SD County Health and Human services related to coronavirus and COVID-19. https://www.sandiego.gov/coronavirus