Formation of Robbos

As requested by GAFNomad... Helis on the move
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Formation of Robbos

Postby jad79 » Mon Apr 28 2008, 04:24

Formation of R44's (so i've been told) flying over the Northern suburbs of Melbourne today, heading towards YMEN..

Im told all black 44's trailed by a 22.

Is it some kind of attack??? :roll:
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Re: Formation of Robbos

Postby droptmcguts » Mon Apr 28 2008, 04:57

Beware the Men in Black Robbo's :)
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Re: Formation of Robbos

Postby CYHeli » Mon Apr 28 2008, 09:20

It was a ski safari organised by Troy Holloway from Heli-biz.
They left YMMB after a BBQ bacon and egg breakfast and lunched in YMIA (Mildura if you can't be bothered looking it up).
I had fun surveying a site for 10 helicopters (9x R44 and 1x EC120) to land at Trentham Estate Winery for lunch. I can recommend the garlic prawns... :wink:

I will post photos and a link to the ABC web site who did an article for them.
They are headed for Ayres Rock (Uluru), see other post on here,
http://www.bladeslapper.com/content/bb/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=1212&p=10012
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Re: Formation of Robbos

Postby CYHeli » Wed Apr 30 2008, 03:48

Link as I said.
http://www.abc.net.au/local/videos/2008/04/29/2230378.htm?site=milduraswanhill

Very good footage of three of the robbies coming in to land and an interview as well.
Thanks to Prue for her fine work.
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Re: Formation of Robbos

Postby Jabberwocky » Wed Apr 30 2008, 06:46

Um, er that was a good er video. Um. ;)

Thanks though CY. The angle of the video made the Robbos look pretty close tot he trees. Was the record they were involved in at Birdsville? I thought the big meet up was going to happen at the rock???
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Re: Formation of Robbos

Postby jad79 » Wed Apr 30 2008, 09:58

is it just me.. or does the frame rate go really fast just on touchdown!!

looks like a really fast approach and all of a sudden its on the deck.. haha
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Re: Formation of Robbos

Postby Yakking » Wed Apr 30 2008, 11:51

It looks like "The Benny Hill Show" :D
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