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Old 4th May 2011
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Chopper madness

There was that sound of a mighty low helicopter this lunchtime, so I jammed the 70-300 at the long end, and grabbed a shot as it came over.



Trouble is, I was too close :-) Normally chopper pilots avoid HV overhead lines like the plague, but this guy is paid to fly along them looking for problems with a thermal camera I guess. So if the lines are in a valley, the chopper ends up so low you clip the tail with your 300mm lens...

Meanwhile, in the same airspace anly a mile away, this foolishness is going on:



Practicing for something, maybe??

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