Tag Archives: helicopter

When Langtang Vanished

April 25, 2015. I was enjoying an idyllic vacation in Mauritius, swimming with the largest animals in the world. When we returned to the dock, my phone rang: how quickly could I get to Nepal? There had been an awful … Continue reading

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Namibia: Helicopter Safari

Everyone who visits Namibia wants to go on a safari – there are game parks and private farms all over Namibia that will drive you through the bush on a 4×4 outfitted with bench seats so you can “ooh” and … Continue reading

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Afghan Choppers and Polish Gamers

I experienced an interesting example of how the internet can bring together folks with similar needs in strange ways. A year or so ago, in Afghanistan, I had the opportunity to observe one of the first live-fires by an Afghan … Continue reading

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Mi35 Helicopter Sounds

I have been asked for the soundtrack-less sounds from the footage used in this video clip, showing the Afghan Air Corps firing Mi-35 helicopters last year.  I wasn’t using anything beyond the built-in mic on my camera, and the firing … Continue reading

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