3 in the green…in my #Instagram #Story

I should probably stop posting to my Instagram Story and pay attention huh?

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So…….lots of stuff on the dashboard of an aircraft.

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BTW-The buttons that says “FIRE” doesn’t fire the missiles. Think of it more like fire extinguishers. #SafetySur

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Dauphin flight during Oshkosh 2016

Love seeing this video of a Dauphin flight at Oshkosh – thanks to the USCG Traverse City (MI) and Steve Kinevo.

The aircraft hum.

The start/lift sequence.

The pilot/crew challenge.

Not going to lie, I kinda miss being in a rotor wing aircraft now.

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My former flight team smiling

After a lukewarm week, what made me smile again? This.

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Kaito and Whooba

Seeing my former flight team smiling on a great day in Ohio.

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University MedEvac-2 (Medina)

Yes, I knew these two jokersters when they first started with the flight program.

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Left to right: Kilo-Charlie (117KC) and Whiskey-Sierra (118WS) with Mike-Bravo (626MB) on the fins. If you know the meaning behind these tail numbers, you know what it means to me.

Yups, back in the original EC-135 and BK days.

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Lead Pilot Campos, Base Supervisor Celebrezze, and Kaito

So glad to see they now are leading their respective teams as Lead Pilot and Base Supervisor. Ahhh, great memories. Outstanding flight crews. Transition approved!

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Kaito….I mean @rusnivek

Your crisis response plan should not include spray paint #PIO

Thai Airways had a front landing gear failure upon landing at Bangkok.

As part of their crisis plan, they spray painted/blacked out their company logo from the aircraft.

Ahem…despite your vehicles, apparatus, aircraft, etc….getting into an accident, do not try to spray paint your logo off the rigs.

Here to help illustrate the point, check this short video out.

Kudos to those crazy Taiwanese animation folks.

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