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Old 16 May 2013, 10:15   #71
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Yep..we were anoraking over the clip of Martinis new wanted play thing..
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Old 16 May 2013, 11:19   #72
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The story of the accident is in the attached blog.
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Latin and French in the same thread .....what isRIBnet coming to???
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Old 16 May 2013, 14:43   #73
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Whilst (kind of) on the subject - does anyone know of a helo company with a heavy lift capacity of around 5,000 kg? Otherwise it looks like we might have to ask the Army if they fancy some 'training' in the mountains...
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Can see why they might have struggled to get their anchor to hold in the 1st place
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Bell 412

Sweet looking Heli. Cargo hook limit 2,041 kg
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Whilst (kind of) on the subject - does anyone know of a helo company with a heavy lift capacity of around 5,000 kg? Otherwise it looks like we might have to ask the Army if they fancy some 'training' in the mountains...
try these boys - Aerial Crane, helicopter crane, load lifting, under slung loads by PDG Helicopters
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Its a Bell 412.
212 surely? Two-bladed rotor, the 412 has four.

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Hate to get all anorak on you but that's a Wessex whirlwind.

I’l get my coat!
I was aware it wasn't a Huey, the link was re the big machine gun sticking out the side door!

And an excuse to hear the best line in a movie ever: "How can you kill women and children?" "Easy, you just don't lead 'em so much"....
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212 surely? Two-bladed rotor, the 412 has four.

it is 2 bladed I stand corrected ...
just saw a clip of it staionary on the beach before lifting off.
a Bell 212 - and Martini gets his total 'Nam moment
ChelteNam maybe....
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A much better option than the people in the RIB tried anyway .

Edit: just saw your edit!
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