ELMA, Wash. – We’ll see some helicopters over the Satsop Business Park next week. The Regional Education and Training Center client, US Army SOAR(A) team, will be conducting aerial helicopter exercises the night of Wednesday, December 4, 2013. The exercises will begin approximately 7:00 pm and conclude approximately 11:00 pm.
Army SOAR(A) will also be conducting aerial recon on Monday, December 2, 2013, during the daytime for a daylight view of the Park and landing zones.
For their evening exercise on the 4th, the Army will be potentially utilizing all the Park helicopter landing zones. The Army does not anticipate landing at the Park – just flying over the zones for airborne drop of and pick up.
The RETC tells us they “do not anticipate this will cause any interference for the nearby community, or with normal Park business activities.