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Fort Ord

Submitted by Pat Barthelow

Fritzsche Field, Ft Ord SPC DZ before the pea gravel was buried to accommodate enlarged Helo Ramps. ~1975

 Fritzsche, annotated, after DZ relocation.

The photos below were submitted by John Herms

Ft. Ord SPC in 1973-4 was very active. Most weekends it jumped the Flying Club T-41, and whenever possible UH-1H, STOL U-10, Beaver, and C-119 Flying Boxcar (pictured). Club members performed demo jumps for basic training graduations a couple times a month on the asphalt parade ground (pictured).


From the 1987 USPA Directory

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