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That was Jim Cheathan and the Showcopters. They were the main act at the first 9 Vertical Challenge shows. They later used 2 R-22s and a R-44. The R-44 was a camera ship and filmed the tandem rotor tribute at Vertical Challenge 2002.

http://www.youtube.com/hilleraviation#p/a/u/0/0E7h6Qs1FUk

 

Jim passed away in 2009 from a heart condition.

 

Tim McIntosh

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That was Jim Cheathan and the Showcopters. They were the main act at the first 9 Vertical Challenge shows. They later used 2 R-22s and a R-44. The R-44 was a camera ship and filmed the tandem rotor tribute at Vertical Challenge 2002.

http://www.youtube.com/hilleraviation#p/a/u/0/0E7h6Qs1FUk

 

Jim passed away in 2009 from a heart condition.

 

Tim McIntosh

 

Wel that sucks! RIP Jim....

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