2013/04/10 Kristie Hawthorne – History of Oceanside Airport

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Kristie Hawthorne and Ron Rand

Kristie Hawthorne of the Oceanside Historical Society gave us an interesting overview of the four airfields that have existed in Oceanside. A side of Oceanside that is little known. Ranging from a location next to the ocean that was used to catapult gliders off the bluffs using a large elastic cord and 24 people to the site that was adjacent to Oceanside Boulevard.


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