Sunday, 19 April 2009

Chopper flight over Melbourne

I took a flight over Melbourne Saturday. I got to ride up front & it was an excellent experience, although the atmosphere was a bit murky and there was no sunshine.

We flew from Essendon Airport down towards Flemington racecourse, over Westgate bridge, then over to Port Melbourne, along the beach to St Kilda, then towards the city over Albert park, then the MCG, Telstra Dome,over the city then back to Essendon. The whole trip was at 1,000 feet or less, so good views of everything.

Robinson Helicopter

Port Melbourne

Melbourne city centre

Telstra Dome, now re-badged as Etihad stadium.

Albert Park

The G

Close up of the instruments.

This thing is small!

I took some video from the point & shoot camera which came out really well, see YouTube

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