I could

Dec 03, 2019,00:04 AM
 


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


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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! ...  

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

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

Your welcome!! [nt]

 
 By: jcroberts1972 : December 3rd, 2019-17:53

Killer post!🤘

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

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 a... 

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...