Helicopters R Us

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Weirdo, Dec 23, 2004.

  1. EvilGenius

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  2. ian408

    ian408 Oh? Administrator

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  3. GSPeP

    GSPeP Long timer

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    Some more of the 2009 Fairford (UK) Airshow:

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  4. GSPeP

    GSPeP Long timer

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  5. GSPeP

    GSPeP Long timer

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    GSPeP Long timer

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  7. street tracker

    street tracker High, wide, and handsome

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    The moment I saw this, Wagner began playing in my head...
  8. Kav

    Kav Not a Ninja

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    A few from work:
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    The pick up:
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    And the drop off:
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    And one shot with an old press camera:
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  9. Hay Ewe

    Hay Ewe Just a Wannabe

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    What is that, some kind of bridge sections?
  10. Kav

    Kav Not a Ninja

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    Yes, that is part of a floating bridge. We dropped off 7 of them into the river. They would then be unfolded and hooked together in the water. This is one of the ends.
  11. GSPeP

    GSPeP Long timer

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    Today (saturday), one year ago, we were in San Francisco for the Fleet Week ship parade and airshow. Took some pictures ...

    These were flying around during the ship parade:

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  12. Hay Ewe

    Hay Ewe Just a Wannabe

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    you know, its true, helo's are ugly, there are not too many slick smooth aerodynamic ones, all the appendages and the like....
    just saying....

    Hay Ewe
  13. Elvis70

    Elvis70 No speed traps in the sky

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    I used to live in the Bay and was stationed on an aircraft carrier based there, I miss fleet week. Watched the Blue Angels from a sail boat in the Bay once, was really cool.
  14. EvilGenius

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  15. davsato

    davsato Been here awhile

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  16. EvilGenius

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    I like it better without the pinwheels.
  17. davsato

    davsato Been here awhile

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    yeah it is a bit bright, advertising the fact that its different i guess.

    couldve been worse though, epileptics run for cover now-

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  18. SJSharkfan

    SJSharkfan Been here awhile

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    I hope those propellers shut down after landing, tail rotors are bad enough!
  19. Shadow10

    Shadow10 Been here awhile

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    All aboard, who's getting aboard, before start up or is there a way to disengage the outer rotors so your rich passengers don't have to be inconvenienced on the pad?
  20. Elvis70

    Elvis70 No speed traps in the sky

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    Out board props can be shut down as I recall, I could be wrong. Too lazy to look it up.