Amidst darkening skies, a Robinson 66 and its owners await the Great North American Eclpise of August 2017 in Madras, Oregon. This was one of two Robinson helicopters to attend the large fly-in at the Madras Municipal Airport. I am
I photographed this Robeson R-44 at Florida Suncoast Helicopters in Sarasota FL. I needed to rent a helicopter to photograph aerial images for a real estate agent on an island.
Since I’ve never flown in a Robinson before, only Bell
Southern California Coast. 1980’s thru 2000’s.
Background is Retired Army Vietnam Helo (UH-1C & AH-1G) Pilot. After retirement I started a Commercial/Industrial Aviation-Aerospace Photography Company with many clients including Bell, Hughes, Aviation Week Magazine and many others.
The photo was taken in Hope, British Columbia, Canada on June 20, 2019. I am a low-time pilot and after many years working on the ground I was given the opportunity to help ferry C-FYVB from Victoria, BC to St.
Last flight after an all-nighter. My partner had said the prior evening as we flew during sunset: “I don’t mind seeing the sunset-as long as we’re not still flying at sunrise.” This is why HAA/HEMS folks are superstitious! Not ever