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Sweet helicopter rescue

GroundPounder

Well-Known Member
EC145 - awesomeness

How do you think the rotor tip clearance was determined - he just kind of motored on in there...

Thought the same thing. Maybe if they know the slope angle, and he goes in " level " he knows they have X feet of clearance. I have no experience with helicopters other than riding in them, but I'm guessing that is much harder than he made it look.
 

ChuckMK23

Instructor, Flight.
pilot
HE/she must have judged the slope on the first approach and gauged it somehow - so on extract he/she just motored on in....
 

fc2spyguy

loving my warm and comfy 214 blanket
pilot
Contributor
Ahh, just snow with plenty of it underneath. It’ll clean up the tips rather well if they meet. 👍
 

Pags

Pope of Chili Town
pilot
Or the guy shooting the video was acting as some sort of reference point. That and a lot of training to know where the top path REALLY is
 
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