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Helicopters and Rolexes!

 
 By: jcroberts1972 : December 2nd, 2019-19:18

Pictures are not the best but you get the idea... I'll try again later!!


Ru8n-up sequence




Congestion below




Dials and gauges




Tysons Corner




Post flight checks




Engine looks good!


Glad the engine looked good! :-) That's a really cool sequence, thanks for sharing! :-) [nt]

 
 By: FabR : December 2nd, 2019-19:35
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Interesting series of pictures JC!

 
 By: renerod : December 2nd, 2019-19:53
What kind of helicopter are you flying?

I have always wanted to learn to fly choppers.

Thanks for sharing.

René

UH-60L Black Hawk, Sikorsky Made!! [nt]

 
 By: jcroberts1972 : December 2nd, 2019-20:17
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Military I guess? 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

 
 By: renerod : December 2nd, 2019-20:41
Looks like you work in urban environment.

Best regards.

René

D.C. [nt]

 
 By: jcroberts1972 : December 3rd, 2019-17:53
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Awesome shots! Thank for your service! [nt]

 
 By: ZSHSZ : December 2nd, 2019-20:20
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Your welcome!! [nt]

 
 By: jcroberts1972 : December 3rd, 2019-17:53
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Very cool. I only fly a 1965 Piper Cherokee 180! [nt]

 
 By: jag32 : December 2nd, 2019-20:58
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Killer post!🤘

 
 By: thegrailwatch : December 2nd, 2019-20:58
Please keep these coming!

Cool pictorial series. Thanks for sharing. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : December 2nd, 2019-23:36
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I could

 
 By: Jurry : December 3rd, 2019-00:04

Now I could come up with some wise-ass remarks as: choppers are shakers, or “can you keep it steady I’m making photos” as any fighter pilot would probably do

But while I was still flying I spent 4 months on a rotation with a helicopter squadron and flew about 100 hours in a nowadays antique Alouette III, those pilots earned my everlasting respect.

Flying a chopper is real flying, handson old fashioned craftsmanship

Today’s military helicopters might have all the modern war equipment but the conspe5 has never changed so I salute you

Ps when I was flying m6 Rolex was my daily companion

Awesome reply thanks for the story!!

 
 By: jcroberts1972 : December 3rd, 2019-17:58
I flew a friend who is a Norwegian F-16 pilot around D.C. and he was amazed at how different (slow) we fly (100-120kts ground speed)! We were anywhere from 100-800AGL and he was studying the ground very intently like a map recon! He loved it... and taking pictures the whole time!!