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Zishelix....... I stand corrected, it was GVIT. Brain fart on my behalf! The original (Lamb) VIT was a F and it was a G4A. Sold to a cattle rancher in Texas. I'll see what I have for pictures of

Hey guys, this is my first post here.   I was browsing when I spotted this old thread on an helicopter forum http://helicopterforum.verticalreference.com/topic/3940-gazelle/. In his comments

Bob Thurston with back to camera giving preflight briefing to me for first vertical reference lesson. What an awesome man and instructor he was.

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I wouldn't think anyone uses hf anymore when you can use a satphone.I used an early model satphone to call WPG from but*%$# no where on baffin island back in1996.Clear as a bell,no talking in a long tunnel with chipmonk voices!!!HAH.

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I'm pretty sure you're right. I can remember being in the arctic with a bunch of "boulder beaters" in the late 70's and they used their "briefcase phone" to send in results daily.

 

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I wouldn't think anyone uses hf anymore when you can use a satphone.I used an early model satphone to call WPG from but*%$# no where on baffin island back in1996.Clear as a bell,no talking in a long tunnel with chipmonk voices!!!HAH.

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