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Postby Saint » Thu, 12 Dec 2013 3:22 pm

The guy in the original video is doing 3 drops a minute which works out about $12k a minute or $720k an hour. Even if only 1 drop a minute that still $240k, definitely financially viable.

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Postby x9200 » Thu, 12 Dec 2013 3:32 pm

Thanks Saint, that explains a lot.

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Postby ecureilx » Thu, 12 Dec 2013 4:12 pm

Max headroom/ SMS.

No I am not disputing your experience..

I know Helicopters auto rotate, but at that height and with a low inertia blade ? i doubt you can think what next before it goes all over. and then you see your 'office' is all over you ..

And when flying Civil, you gotta worry about not only yourself, but those around you ..

A conked off engine - normally equals to a few parts flying around, and more than often, a few injuries.

The idea is to avoid unwanted mishaps, not that you can't do it.

In the army, yes, you can crash it and maybe get a write up (no, never served in the army .. but I think so .. )

In Civil world ? it is about balancing risk ..

(not doubting any of your experience .. and mine is a teeny meeny small amount of yours... obviously, and none in the pointy end)

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Postby taxico » Sat, 14 Dec 2013 10:55 am

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HELICOPTER PILOTS ARE DIFFERENT:

http://singaporemd.com/nycdoc/helopilot.jpg

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 14 Dec 2013 12:13 pm

I can damn sure identify with that. That also might be why I ended up as a Commercial Diver as well, as it's just about the same. :o

I think it's called being a glutton for punishment!

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Postby ecureilx » Sun, 15 Dec 2013 7:46 pm

taxico wrote:scanned page too big to load here...

HELICOPTER PILOTS ARE DIFFERENT:

http://singaporemd.com/nycdoc/helopilot.jpg


if it was a russian mob, you will find a bottle of Vodka, under the seat .. In case of Emergency ..


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