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Aug 06, 2010, 11:20 PM
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CHP Med. Flight


On Tuesday the CHP(California Highway Patrol) Eurocopter AS 350 landed across the street at the junior high to pick up a injured person that was in a car crash just down the street. Since they circled over our house twice before landing I had a chance to grab my camera and walk over to take some pictures.

I had a hard time getting the shutter speed low enough to get the rotors blurred but once i did my pictures looked WAY better than the ones that the rotors were frozen in space. Out of about 20 pictures, here are the best ones...

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Aug 06, 2010, 11:22 PM
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I was wondering why it looked like the engine had been shut down!
Aug 07, 2010, 01:45 AM
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I think that's a F.L.I.R. ball underneath. Correct me if I'm wrong.
Aug 07, 2010, 09:37 AM
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Originally Posted by wise guy
I was wondering why it looked like the engine had been shut down!
In the first two, the engine was shut down, the helicopter arrived about 10 minutes before the ambulance.

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I think that's a F.L.I.R. ball underneath. Correct me if I'm wrong.
You would be correct, good eye

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