Publisher: Eye in the Sky Publishing (December 1, 2008)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 7.4 MB
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From the again Cover:From the snow coated mountains and glaciers of Alaska, and the wealthy crimson earth of Australia's principal barren region, to Cambodia's historical jungle shrouded ruins, 'Robbie' is a beautiful examine how the Robinson helicopter has altered the face of aerial tourism and advertisement constitution operations. Aviation photographer Jon Davison traveled round the planet looking pilots who've their dream of possessing and working their very own helicopter. His wonderful pictures, coupled with their very own alluring, usually funny and illuminating tales, painting those who were pushed via their ardour to bare many of the world's such a lot unbelievable ordinary environments. From front conceal Flap: sooner than the overdue Nineteen Eighties, the idea that of someone eager to personal and function their very own scenic flight corporation or constitution operation, and who weren't millionaires, was once only a wild fable, specially for the typical individual on the street. The buyin and next working bills of possessing helicopters on the time have been just too nice, and with out a hefty quantity of monetary backing, it was once easily out of the query. because the mid Eighties the kin of Robinson helicopters - beginning with the R22 and later the R44 has replaced the face of aviation, to the purpose the place somebody with a spare part one million cash can purchase a 4 seat helicopter and begin their very own constitution, or scenic flight operation, or perhaps open a flight education tuition. It was once a dream of Frank Robinson, as a way to produce a small, quickly, in your price range helicopter, one who may be bought for approximately an 8th of what used to be at present then on hand. on account that that point, the wonders of our planet, with points of interest which may purely rather be favored via an aerial viewpoint are actually to be had in nearly each state. This booklet portrays fifteen those that their dream to teach the realm their very own yard. From working flights over the Hawaiian volcanoes, or helimustering in Australia's outback, to Lord of the earrings excursions over the rugged New Zealand's Alps, those humans love the place they dwell, and so they love their paintings, with an equivalent ardour. they simply take place to all do it in Robinson helicopters.