/ NEWS: New Use for Ex-Mountain Rescue Helicopter

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UKC News - on 01 Apr 2010
[Helicopter, 1 kb]As announced by the government in February of this year, the familiar yellow Sea King Helicopters are to be decommissioned as the Soteria Consortium takes over the role of running the rescue helicopters.

This development has left the military with a fleet of Sea King choppers and not much to do with them.

Step in UKClimbing.com and Rockfax.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=52730

winhill - on 01 Apr 2010
In reply to UKC News:

In the photo, is that Mr Craggs looking for his missing trainers?
owlart - on 01 Apr 2010
In reply to UKC News: I'd have thought you could have negotiated to time-share Alpkit's Alpcopter instead :-)
NearlyDutchDan - on 01 Apr 2010
In reply to UKC News:

I particularly like the clever reflexion in CCrags uber-cool sun glasses.
Tom_Harding - on 01 Apr 2010
In reply to UKC News: Umm alpkits is better, i think there has to be at least a chance of it being true to work.
mike kann - on 01 Apr 2010
In reply to UKC News: Will the guidebook revenue be able to support the amount of gearbox oil the Sea Kings go through every flight? I doubt it somehow...
In reply to UKC News:

Not sure which of the new nicknames will stick - 'Boggles' or 'Chopper'!


Chris

;-)
I'd rather be climbing - on 01 Apr 2010
In reply to UKC News: You horrible horrible people, i was seconds away from emailing this link to all my friends before I realised the date.

totally suckered in, well done.
Thefly - on 01 Apr 2010
In reply to UKC News: and the date of this article?
SGD - on 01 Apr 2010
In reply to UKC News: '"I'm really enjoying riding the bird,"' I'm glad you are ;P
escalator on 01 Apr 2010
In reply to Amster-dan:
> (In reply to UKC News)
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> ...the clever reflexion in CCrags uber-cool sun glasses.

It's a double bluff, he really is at Beeston Tor, and they have placed a picture of a mock-up office in front of him. Very clever.

Franco Cookson on 01 Apr 2010
In reply to Chris Craggs:

I think chopper.
In reply to manker:
> (In reply to Chris Craggs)
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> I think chopper.

You need to be very, very careful, "know what I mean Frank".


Chris
Roberttaylor - on 02 Apr 2010
In reply to UKC News: Classic. GET TO DA CHOPPA!
soundfx on 03 Apr 2010
In reply to manker:

Choppers no good... where will those sweet aviators rest without his ears?

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