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Postby Fermis » Sun Nov 20, 2016 6:06 am

Here's a couple more "inspiration" shots for ya, Lyle!

I took these at my airport, at the time, this was a new acquisition to "Construction Helicopters", based here.
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Postby Paul » Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:48 am

Cool! Fermy has a real helo. 1/1 scale.
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Postby Stikpusher » Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:11 am

Snowy airfield with a helicopter... :hmm: That brings back some memories....
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Postby Fermis » Sun Nov 20, 2016 5:43 pm

UofM "Survival Flight" is also based here. One of the pilots is also a Chinhook pilot with a Guard. On his weekend to fly, he'll always come by. On several occasions, I've been out clearing runway/taxiways of snow....he'll come on the radio..."Hey...I'll get that for ya". I just pull the tractor over and watch...he'll hover(well...fly very low and slow) all the way around the taxiways and runway...clears em right off!
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Postby Stikpusher » Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:18 pm

Lol! Yeah, the rotor wash off a 47 puts all snow blowers to shame... a big ugly magnificent whirlybird
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Postby Paul » Fri Nov 25, 2016 6:58 pm

From a friend of mine as he liquidates his stash...
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Postby mostrich » Sat Nov 26, 2016 5:13 am

Ok Paul, that's some huuuge stuff for sure. :Beaver:
I had the opportunity to fly with the CH-53 two times and it was impressive!
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Postby RexCag » Mon Nov 28, 2016 3:25 pm

My two sets of Airfix USAAF bomber re-supply came today.

Just in time, the Skyhawks were getting thirsty.

Now I just need to fiddle with 5th wheel heights on the trucks I bought to be the "normal" tractors, and decide which tanker gets pulled by what.
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Re: Latest Acquisitions:

Postby Stuart » Tue Nov 29, 2016 4:29 am

Stikpusher wrote:Here's a better photo of that chopper... it was a special night scheme

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I was about to say isn't that an RAF Gulf War Chopper and then I saw the roundal. Great Helo the Chinnock - We get them flying past my office most days.
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Postby Stikpusher » Tue Nov 29, 2016 11:02 am

Yes, that scheme was used for nighttime special operations. The SAS team Bravo Two Zero was inserted by one of them, if not that aircraft, during the first Gulf War.
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