collapse

Advertisement


Author Topic: Helicopter blowing up our hunt opening day.  (Read 2605 times)

Offline pianoman9701

  • Mushroom Man
  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Legend
  • ******
  • Join Date: Mar 2011
  • Posts: 31483
  • Location: Vancouver USA
  • NRA Life, MH, WFW, CCRKBA, NAGR, RMEF, WSB
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.

I hope this helps.
"Restricting the rights of law-abiding citizens based on the actions of criminals and madmen will have no positive effect on the future acts of criminals and madmen. It will only serve to reduce individual rights and the very security of our republic." - Pianoman

Online Stein

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Sep 2013
  • Posts: 5423
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.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Offline scrapperdude

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Nov 2012
  • Posts: 85
  • Location: Tacoma
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?

Offline ThurstonCokid

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Feb 2018
  • Posts: 206
  • Location: Olympia
  • Groups: NRA, RMEF
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.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Offline huntingfool7

  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Feb 2009
  • Posts: 1566
  • Location: Puyallup, WA
  • Groups: huntingfool7
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.

Is that three or four points?
3. They're ugly.
4. Sometimes God casts them onto the ground.

Offline pianoman9701

  • Mushroom Man
  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Legend
  • ******
  • Join Date: Mar 2011
  • Posts: 31483
  • Location: Vancouver USA
  • NRA Life, MH, WFW, CCRKBA, NAGR, RMEF, WSB
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.
"Restricting the rights of law-abiding citizens based on the actions of criminals and madmen will have no positive effect on the future acts of criminals and madmen. It will only serve to reduce individual rights and the very security of our republic." - Pianoman

Offline Bushcraft

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2008
  • Posts: 813
  • Location: Olympic Peninsula
  • Groups: NRA, SCI, NSSF, RMEF, RMGA, MDF, WSF, DU, HHC, WWC, WDAC
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.

I hope this helps.

 :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle:
Liberalism is the philosophy of Western suicide. 

Work hard. Hunt hard. Lift other hunters up.

*Proud supporter of NRA, NRA-ILA SCI, SCIF, SCI-PAC, NSSF, RMEF, RMGA, MDF, WSF, DU, WWA, HHC, WWC

Offline savagehunter

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Jan 2013
  • Posts: 488
  • Location: everett
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

Offline RockChuck

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2008
  • Posts: 690
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 🤷‍♂️

Offline pianoman9701

  • Mushroom Man
  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Legend
  • ******
  • Join Date: Mar 2011
  • Posts: 31483
  • Location: Vancouver USA
  • NRA Life, MH, WFW, CCRKBA, NAGR, RMEF, WSB
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.
"Restricting the rights of law-abiding citizens based on the actions of criminals and madmen will have no positive effect on the future acts of criminals and madmen. It will only serve to reduce individual rights and the very security of our republic." - Pianoman

 


* Advertisement

* Recent Topics

Lever Actions - show em’ by HawkCreek
[Today at 01:14:27 PM]


Broken Tines by Ricochet
[Today at 01:05:59 PM]


WTB Vx5hd 3-15 44mm zl2 by Sakko300wsm
[Today at 01:04:04 PM]


Eberlestock pack build by n_mathews13
[Today at 12:58:28 PM]


2019/2020 scoreboard! by Pockets_full_of_sawdust
[Today at 12:54:02 PM]


WTB Ithaca/SKB double barrel by nwwanderer
[Today at 12:49:12 PM]


Free pallets, Lynnwood by h20hunter
[Today at 12:47:39 PM]


Potholes by shorthair-on-point
[Today at 12:43:25 PM]


Machias's 2019/2020 Season by Machias
[Today at 12:36:08 PM]


Pics of your backcountry camp by WapitiTalk1
[Today at 12:34:59 PM]


Has anybody here built a bow? by STIKNSTRINGBOW
[Today at 12:26:04 PM]


Calling in January and February by HUNTINCOUPLE
[Today at 12:18:11 PM]


Recommended Protein bar? by Skyvalhunter
[Today at 11:52:01 AM]


Karbon Merino wool crews at Costco in Marysville by highside74
[Today at 11:49:45 AM]


Game Plan 2020 – Episode #2 by cougforester
[Today at 11:26:18 AM]


54 cal and in lines by Lead ball 54
[Today at 11:06:36 AM]


6th Annual - 2020 YOUTH TURKEY HUNT CONTEST (enter by Mar 15) by RodriguezClan
[Today at 10:55:04 AM]


Pro Gun Rally in Olympia January 17th by pianoman9701
[Today at 10:50:38 AM]


2020 Muley Madness bone Calendar F/S by BLDtraLR
[Today at 10:34:55 AM]


6.5 CM shorty for trade by time2hunt
[Today at 10:29:47 AM]