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Erickson Super Puma

Erickson is a company that you certainly associate with helicopters but normally you would think about the Skycrane.  They also use airframes from other manufacturers.  This Super Puma was sitting on their ramp at Medford.  I’m not sure whether it … Continue reading

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The EC130 is a Nice Ride

While on vacation on Big Island, I took a helicopter flight across the island.  Other posts will include some of the shots from that flight.  However, this is just to give credit to the helicopter itself.  I flew with Sunshine … Continue reading

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The Highway Patrol Can See You

The California Highway Patrol brought not one but two aircraft to the Heli Fest.  One was an Astar helicopter and the other was a GA-8 Airvan.  Sadly, the airport management team was not feeling very flexible and they would not … Continue reading

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Who Do You Want to Rescue You?

Two rescue helicopters were on show at Heli Fest.  The 129RQW from Moffett Field had brought along one of their Pave Hawk helicopters while head the other way up the peninsula and you get the Coast Guard based at SFO … Continue reading

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Helos This Way Please

I love helicopters and getting to see two in close quarters at Salinas recently was the sort of thing to make me smile.  An Astar had come up to drop someone off and was heading back out again.  Meanwhile, a … Continue reading

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Regional Parks Astar

While I was getting lucky catching the Huey at Hayward, this wasn’t the only helicopter I came across in action.  A short distance away from me, an Astar was running up on the ramp.  Before too long, it lifted, taxied … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Air-to-Air (ish)

My flight over LAX was intended to get lots of shots of airliners. We did also get a little benefit. For the time being, the Coast Guard have a base at LAX. They will be moving soon but, until that … Continue reading

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EC145

  The EC-145 is an helicopter I have yet to decide about.  A bigger type than the EC-135, I am not sure it carries the extra size as gracefully as it could.  It has a slightly bug-like look to it … Continue reading

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Shooting the Astar

The team from Helinet was in town recently as part of a movie shoot.  With the end of the shoot coming up, I was asked to get some shots of the helicopter in the city.  Alan knows exactly what he … Continue reading

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Helicopter Over London

My Dad’s 70th birthday seemed like something that deserved a decent present.  What to get him though?  As someone who spent his entire working career in London property, he has seen all parts of the city many times.  However, I … Continue reading

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