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Putting Your Boat in the Water

While walking along the shore in Edmonds, we passed the marina and the loading area for the boats.  They had a boat lift for the smaller boats to be taken off trailers and put in the water.  A guy brought … Continue reading

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Falkirk Wheel

My Dad and Jan recently made a trip to Glasgow and while they were there, they took a trip out to Falkirk. They went to see a new sculpture called the Kelpies which I would certainly like to take a … Continue reading

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Erickson Flashback

I was recently looking back through a few of the previous posts and came across some images of Erickson Aircrane at work in Chicago with their S64 Skycranes.  I was thinking about the various times I had worked with these … Continue reading

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Woohoo!

I shall be a touch self-congratulatory here and celebrate something good that happened to me.  Rotor Magazine held their annual photo contest and I entered a picture in the category Helicopters at Work.  I am happy to say I won … Continue reading

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Super Puma Video

The Super Puma lift that Construction helicopters undertook at the Merchandise Mart was a good chance to get some video of a wider nature rather than the close up stuff I normally get.  Here is the result.

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Merchandise Mart video

In a previous post I showed some images I took at the Midwest Helicopters lifting job at the Merchandise Mart.  As is normal for me these days, I also took the time to get a bunch of video and, finally, … Continue reading

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Merchandise Mart

I know what you are thinking.  It has been a long time and no helicopter photos Rob!  You are right, it has been too long.  Fortunately, I can rectify the situation.  The good people at Midwest Helicopters had a very … Continue reading

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More Hyatt Lift Video

Let’s skip the detailed introduction. Here is the video of the Hyatt lift I mentioned previously. http://youtu.be/EYAhyNLATf0[\embed]

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Video of S Wells Lift

As with a lot of my helicopter postings, there were pictures in the original post and now I am following up with some video. I guess that is as much explanation as is required. Here you go. http://youtu.be/syE4bRkZxds[\embed]

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Back at the Hyatt

I wrote previously of a lift that took place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago. Erickson undertook this lift with the massively powerful S-64. However, they did not manage to finish off all aspects of the lift and a … Continue reading

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