First Blackhawk in South Africa!

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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:28 am

Fransw wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:20 am
What is going on here Rotorbug? The US Air force need to see this! :lol:

Please tell us more about the operation!..
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Hells Bells! could they not secure it in a net?? Probably tear a muscle or sustain spinal injury being suspended like that from its legs. They should sling that "vet" up by his pring and see how he does... :evil: :x :x

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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Dish » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:36 pm

+ 1 to that Wonko….
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Fransw » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:43 pm

Wonko the Sane wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:28 am
Fransw wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:20 am
What is going on here Rotorbug? The US Air force need to see this! :lol:

Please tell us more about the operation!..
WhatsApp-Image-2018-08-29-at-10.22.19.jpeg
Hells Bells! could they not secure it in a net?? Probably tear a muscle or sustain spinal injury being suspended like that from its legs. They should sling that "vet" up by his pring and see how he does... :evil: :x :x

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That is standard practice when lifting large game. I think its safe, these guys are professionals! ...
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Sir Rosis » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:47 pm

That is exactly how they do it and have done for many years now! No injury caused to the animal as a result of the method
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Whirly » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:49 pm

I have seen them pic elephants (by crane) up like that too under Vet supervision, so I must assume it is kosher.

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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by V5 - LEO » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:55 pm

....yep standard ops for larger animals, their body weight compress the lungs when slinged in a net with no support.

.... :twisted: :twisted: works for carrying big okes out of the bar too :lol: :lol:
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:59 pm

Okay, so I overreacted a bit, my apologies if anyone took offence... :oops:

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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by V5 - LEO » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:19 pm

Wonko the Sane wrote:
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Okay, so I overreacted a bit, my apologies if anyone took offence... :oops:

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...not to fret wonkers, most people at first glance finds it looking a bit harsh - back to topic, that heli is very very impressive!
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by cage » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:27 pm

I just wish that when people start getting anxious about a helo over farmland they remember the incredible work that so many do for game preservation.
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Fransw » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:45 pm

Wonko the Sane wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:28 am
Fransw wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:20 am
What is going on here Rotorbug? The US Air force need to see this! :lol:

Please tell us more about the operation!..
WhatsApp-Image-2018-08-29-at-10.22.19.jpeg
Hells Bells! could they not secure it in a net?? Probably tear a muscle or sustain spinal injury being suspended like that from its legs. They should sling that "vet" up by his pring and see how he does... :evil: :x :x

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Wonko, I don't think your plan will work! Its a lady vet! :oops: :lol:
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:53 pm

Fransw wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:45 pm
Wonko the Sane wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:28 am
Fransw wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:20 am
What is going on here Rotorbug? The US Air force need to see this! :lol:

Please tell us more about the operation!..
WhatsApp-Image-2018-08-29-at-10.22.19.jpeg
Hells Bells! could they not secure it in a net?? Probably tear a muscle or sustain spinal injury being suspended like that from its legs. They should sling that "vet" up by his pring and see how he does... :evil: :x :x

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Wonko, I don't think your plan will work! Its a lady vet! :oops: :lol:
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Fransw » Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:37 am

cage wrote:
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I just wish that when people start getting anxious about a helo over farmland they remember the incredible work that so many do for game preservation.
There's a difference between saving a Rhino and bonking around over farmland for the fun of it :idea: ..
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by blade creep » Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:50 am

who are the pilots of this beast ?????
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Jack Welles » Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:55 am

Fransw wrote:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:37 am
cage wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:27 pm
I just wish that when people start getting anxious about a helo over farmland they remember the incredible work that so many do for game preservation.
There's a difference between saving a Rhino and bonking around over farmland for the fun of it :idea: ..
Bit difficult to fly a helo and have a bonk at the same time 8-[
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Fransw » Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:03 am

Jack Welles wrote:
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:55 am
Fransw wrote:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:37 am
cage wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:27 pm
I just wish that when people start getting anxious about a helo over farmland they remember the incredible work that so many do for game preservation.
There's a dinge een te between saving a Rhino and bonking around over farmland for the fun of it :idea: ..
Bit difficult to fly a helo and have a bonk at the same time 8-[
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