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Since yesterday afternoon a large portion of the Table Mountain National Park has been subjected to a most destructive fire which started on the Muizenberg mountain.   192 more words


The Vietnam War Attack Helicopter

Last week I discussed the minor role of the helicopter in World War II. This week I will look at the greatly increased use of the helicopter in the Vietnam War and how/why its role was so important. 613 more words

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Hind, Hound, Hip & Hare - Russian Aircraft at the Helicopter Museum

A collection of the Russian/Soviet aircraft on display at the Helicopter Museum in Weston-Super-Mare, UK.
History: The Helicopter Museum
Photos: Tony Wilkins

Mil Mi-24D “Hind”, 96+26/421, C/N. 665 more words


Sim Time

February 8th, 2015

Total Hours: 153.5

The instrument training has been going well this week. You may have seen that I’m not building hours these days and that isn’t for lack of flying. 865 more words



I attended a webinar this week presented by Joanne Connell PhD based on her work and book ” Flying without a Helicopter: How to prepare young people for work and life”. 216 more words

Helicopters in World War II

This week I looked in depth at the emerging role of the helicopter during World War II. World War II is the time when the helicopter really started to become a big part of military strategy and its versatility was put on display. 447 more words

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Night of the Copters

“First off, I’d like thank the Academy for this great honor…and Sikorsky, Boeing and McDonnell Douglas too.”

The rest of the world refers to it as the night of the Academy Awards or the night of the Oscars. 532 more words