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Re: Helicopter blowing up our hunt opening day.
« Reply #15 on: October 15, 2019, 09:44:18 AM »
There seems to be a couple reasons the Robinsons are involved in a lot of accidents and they're all related to price. 1. They're about the lowest-priced helicopter available, so they don't have the systems and redundancy of more expensive helis. 2. Because of the price, they're attractive to new pilots with fewer hours and experience. And 3. They're ugly because they're cheap and god makes them fall out of the sky sometimes.

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Re: Helicopter blowing up our hunt opening day.
« Reply #16 on: October 15, 2019, 10:52:49 AM »
Thousand of parts reluctantly flying in close proximity to each other.

My guess would be a recreational pilot.


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Re: Helicopter blowing up our hunt opening day.
« Reply #17 on: October 15, 2019, 12:18:58 PM »
Did you give the pilot a friendly gesture as he flew by you?

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Re: Helicopter blowing up our hunt opening day.
« Reply #18 on: October 15, 2019, 12:23:27 PM »
This happened to me and our hunting partners a few years back on some weyco land in the Winston unit... very odd.


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Re: Helicopter blowing up our hunt opening day.
« Reply #19 on: October 15, 2019, 01:21:18 PM »
There seems to be a couple reasons the Robinsons are involved in a lot of accidents and they're all related to price. 1. They're about the lowest-priced helicopter available, so they don't have the systems and redundancy of more expensive helis. 2. Because of the price, they're attractive to new pilots with fewer hours and experience. And 3. They're ugly because they're cheap and god makes them fall out of the sky sometimes.

I hope this helps.

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3. They're ugly.
4. Sometimes God casts them onto the ground.

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Re: Helicopter blowing up our hunt opening day.
« Reply #20 on: October 15, 2019, 01:23:31 PM »
3. Being ugly is why he makes them fall out of the sky.
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Re: Helicopter blowing up our hunt opening day.
« Reply #21 on: October 15, 2019, 01:25:14 PM »
There seems to be a couple reasons the Robinsons are involved in a lot of accidents and they're all related to price. 1. They're about the lowest-priced helicopter available, so they don't have the systems and redundancy of more expensive helis. 2. Because of the price, they're attractive to new pilots with fewer hours and experience. And 3. They're ugly because they're cheap and god makes them fall out of the sky sometimes.

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Re: Helicopter blowing up our hunt opening day.
« Reply #22 on: October 15, 2019, 01:25:57 PM »
Looks about right but the fuselage was covering the frame completely.  No frame showing on the rear. I held my hands up in disbelief like really man. I fought alot of forest fire when I was young and this dude was really hanging it out there cut bu the rock bluff maybe 200 ft out in a steep bank. I hope hes not back this weekend

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Re: Helicopter blowing up our hunt opening day.
« Reply #23 on: October 15, 2019, 02:17:23 PM »
Had a blue and white on come up the ravine I was in pretty low last year in the colockum elk season I think I it had numbers on the tail and also had a large #1 on the side 🤷‍♂️

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Re: Helicopter blowing up our hunt opening day.
« Reply #24 on: October 15, 2019, 02:26:11 PM »
I used to enjoy it when the A-6s would fly low through the mountains. But they didn't stick around. A couple of big swooshes and they were gone.
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