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#1 arotrhd

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 13:20

Haven't seen this posted yet. You guys up in Denver know 'bout this? Not sharing? 'Sup with that?

I'm really happy to read that more individuals with past injuries have an opportunity to get their dreams and goals.

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#2 No smoking 8 hours before the flight or drinking within 25 feet of the aircraft.
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#2 jjsemperfi

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 17:46

Wow, that's really cool. I wonder how far that will go. I had no idea they were doing that down there. So we're not keeping any secrets :) That guy said he would like to fly EMS one day, I wish him well. I just wonder how well he can control that thing, it's hard enough dancing in the wind with your feet, let along your thumb while you're trying to keep that cyclic still. But if they can do it, more power to them!

#3 THE_COYOTE

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 18:20

Awesome!
Where the bold will dare, a helicopter will be there!

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 21:27

Innovation at it's finest. Just makes me wonder if other operators are going to be as open minded about hiring someone that has to use one of those...

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 12:01

I've always wondered why someone didn't do that. Think about remote control helicopters and how much control those guys have with just their thumbs and fingers.

#6 Fred0311

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 23:12

Great story except for the reference to the mystical pilot shortage.




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