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Nov 06, 2012, 03:36 PM
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Cool

If you've ever rescued an airplane from a treetop, you'll appreciate this


From climbing trees, using extension poles to knock your plane out and even calling in the local tree service with a cherry-picker crane, nothing tops this save:

Helicopter Fishing (4 min 53 sec)


Wow!!!

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Nov 06, 2012, 06:36 PM
Be the duck. Whaaaa?
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HAHAHA That was great!
Nov 06, 2012, 08:32 PM
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Super!!!
Nov 06, 2012, 08:58 PM
Red Merle ALES
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Awesome from the pilot's and modeler's perspective!

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Nov 06, 2012, 11:37 PM
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Very cool, wish that guy was there when I put one in a tree top !!!!
Nov 07, 2012, 12:52 AM
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What I don't get is why the downwash from the heli didn't just blow it out of the tree. They push a LOT of air.
Nov 07, 2012, 09:33 AM
Balsa addiction since age 3
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I guess I am one of the conservative ones... I find it very risky that the pilot did that. It is not worth jeopardizing the helicopter, pilot or passenger over a model...
Nov 07, 2012, 10:11 AM
Red Merle ALES
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ScottSails
I guess I am one of the conservative ones... I find it very risky that the pilot did that. It is not worth jeopardizing the helicopter, pilot or passenger over a model...
Perhaps, but safer than this:
helicopter tree trimming (3 min 44 sec)
Nov 07, 2012, 04:13 PM
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Very stupid vocabulary challanged half wit
Nov 08, 2012, 08:21 PM
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I'll bet he's a Nam Helo guy. I knew one at Eglin that flew like that and talked like that. He had survived amazing stuff and was the best helo pilot I ever met.


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