Slingload in Afghanistan

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Slingload in Afghanistan

Postby HikingMike » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:03 am

I guess this is aviation and action LOL. We had an emergency slingload. A small base out in the middle of no where lost it's main power and had nothing to run the much need Air Conditioning so we had to get them a replacement out ASAP.

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Re: Slingload in Afghanistan

Postby pierovera » Wed Jul 10, 2013 7:26 pm

Nice shots, I find the 3rd to be stunning, good job :)
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Re: Slingload in Afghanistan

Postby Bjorn van Sinttruije » Thu Jul 11, 2013 4:46 pm

And the fourth picture is awesome too, great work Mike! This is the documentary-style work I mentioned I want to see, good stuff.

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Re: Slingload in Afghanistan

Postby Arthur Dent » Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:29 pm

Nice set Mike. Actually, I like the first two with the Chinook blurred out in the background. I also agree with Bjorn, nice to see this style of work.
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Re: Slingload in Afghanistan

Postby Savlet » Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:30 pm

Great shots in difficult conditions for everyone concerned. It's nice to get a taste for what life is life out there for the guys and girls. Hubby did a tour out there last year and said that the hot, dusty conditions were something you just had to become accustomed too.

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Re: Slingload in Afghanistan

Postby jameswilby5 » Wed Jul 17, 2013 4:39 pm

Lovely shots Mike! My favourite are the first two but love them all. Brilliant style of photography and great to see whats going on out there :D I look forward to seeing more!

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