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Re: Conditions for snow survey crews

Postby rlown » Sat Jan 28, 2017 6:04 pm

Would like to know what happened with the helicopter.



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Re: Conditions for snow survey crews

Postby oldranger » Sat Jan 28, 2017 8:02 pm

Sounds like repair will require a lift from an Chinook! and before the next storm!
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Re: Conditions for snow survey crews

Postby ERIC » Fri Feb 03, 2017 10:21 am

Well, I'm taking too long to process my own footage so I'll post my colleague's instead. He did a good job labeling things anyway. Long video. Enjoy.

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Re: Conditions for snow survey crews

Postby Leadfoot83 » Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:34 am

Awesome video! Thank you!
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Re: Conditions for snow survey crews

Postby Vaca Russ » Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:48 am

ERIC wrote:Well, I'm taking too long to process my own footage so I'll post my colleague's instead. He did a good job labeling things anyway. Long video. Enjoy.



Please edit it so the background music plays AC DC's "Highway to Hell".

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Re: Conditions for snow survey crews

Postby maverick » Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:17 pm

Absolutely marvelous Eric, these views are outstanding, Arrow Peak/Bench Lake/Muro Blanco are great, and the Tehipite Valley/Dome are a real treat. Thank very much for posting this! :nod:

He did a good job labeling things anyway


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Re: Conditions for snow survey crews

Postby copeg » Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:36 pm

Eric wrote:Well, I'm taking too long to process my own footage so I'll post my colleague's instead. He did a good job labeling things anyway. Long video. Enjoy


Thanks for posting Eric! Cool video...
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Re: Conditions for snow survey crews

Postby Vaca Russ » Fri Feb 03, 2017 1:43 pm

ERIC wrote:Thanks. Where I live and what I do for work have never been a mystery to those whom are truly interested and skillful in searching the backgrounds of people on the internet. ;)


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So you are 559? So was my ex wife.

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Re: Conditions for snow survey crews

Postby ERIC » Fri Feb 03, 2017 2:16 pm

My colleague and I had discussed combining to develop a more comprehensive video. Might still do that for this trip, or the next. I had my camera going during the survey and also got some good footage when it was my turn in the front seat.

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Re: Conditions for snow survey crews

Postby rlown » Fri Feb 03, 2017 3:34 pm

Very cool video. I liked your colleague's visual overlay with elevation direction and flight plot. How did he get that overlay? edit: guessing he did it with gopro plus virb. Very cool.

Plus, I'm hoping your wife didn't watch the video or she might not let you fly again. Not a lot between you and an extreme Winter in a downed Helo. I wouldn't pass a trip up like that in a heartbeat..
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Re: Conditions for snow survey crews

Postby Dragonfly » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:08 pm

For anyone wondering, the helicopter was successfully hauled out by a Super 205 on 01/30, in serviceable condition.
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Re: Conditions for snow survey crews

Postby rlown » Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:02 pm

Dragonfly wrote:For anyone wondering, the helicopter was successfully hauled out by a Super 205 on 01/30, in serviceable condition.
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Good to know.. Thanks for the update. What broke?
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