Saturday, 14 January 2012

Hey guys, still a bit new to this blogging lark and can never quite think of anything to blog about, so I thought this afternoon
 i'll do choppers (& I mean Helicopters) ^_^

Gotta say my all time Fav is a Chinook, closely followed by the Apache 
There's nothing quite like the sound of thumping props in the distance :)
Don't know a great deal about these, but I know that I like them
I like them a lot, probably all the war flicks
 i've watched over the years

Which could be a new question & answer peeps
What's your fav war film & why???
I've got 3 & I can't quite decide which would be No:1 

Full Metal Jacket,
 Hamburger Hill 
or Platoon :))

'This is my rifle. There are many others like it, but this one is mine.
 My rifle is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life. Without me, my rifle is useless. Without my rifle, I am useless. 
I must fire my rifle true. I must shoot straighter than my enemy, 
who is trying to kill me.
I must shoot him before he shoots me. I will. Before God I swear this creed:
 My rifle and myself are defenders of my country, 
we are the masters of our enemy, we are the saviors of my life. 
So be it, until there is no enemy, but peace. Amen'

Possibly one of the best quotes in a film . . . Ever
you decide :)

Now back to the choppers hehe

The most famous of the 
RAF's Chinook helicopters
is ZA718, known more 
usually by its two-letter 
identity code 
'Bravo November'.

Not only did they have 
a massive capacity inside, 
they also have 
2 grip hooks underneath 
to carry loads, 
good looking & versatile 

The Apache helicopter is 
a revolutionary development in the history of war. It is essentially a flying tank -- helicopter designed to survive heavy attack and inflict massive damage.

It can zero in on specific targets, day or night, even in terrible weather. As you might expect, it is a terrifying machine to ground forces.


  1. nice pictures, keep it up!

  2. Braveheart, no helicopters but still my fav.

    1. Ahhh yeah, haven't seen that film for years, can't really remember it tbh, so I might have to get on the download tonight ^_^

  3. You are one complicated little monkey, aren't you? I never know what you are going to write about.

    1. Haha, I like that, complicated little monkey, that's good, it's all things that I like, sometimes think I should have been born a guy, cause I like boys toys :)))))

  4. Replies
    1. I'm for making peace not war hehe, my uncle's in the RAF & i'd give anything for him to be home but, I had to review this cause I just love war films :)))

  5. Ooh, choices, choices! Why pick one? Have 'em all! I'm not greedy, I just like a lot!

    The sound of a helicopter usually fills me with dread. Whenever one goes over, it's usually the police chopper looking for criminals on the run! What fun! However, there is one that I always fancied, the one T.C. flew in Magnum P.I. What can I say, I'm old school!


  6. I know yeah, there is a lot more I like but they are the oldies & my favs & as for the chopper in magnum, loving it :))) used to watch it with my mum hehe, can't say I love it as much as his shorts though hehe :)

    1. Yes, he always wore great 'plum smugglers'! :D

    2. Loooooooool 'Plum smugglers' not heard that one before, i'm liking it xD

  7. That's a lot about helicopters!! Thanks for the education. lol I didn't realize that there were even more than one or two types. hahaha

    1. Hehe, that's the only 2 that I like really, wouldn't even wanna think how many different types there were :)

  8. Definitely liking your post. My pa was a door gunner on a huey, so I'm a bit partial to them. Great post and following.

  9. Thanks very much :) & a Huey, isn't that ones in Platoon? They were used for medevac's & later on as assault helicopters? I'll pop over to your blog now & return the follow :)

  10. Neat blog following :) Those are some really cool picutres :)

  11. Holy crap those pics are epic!!!! Following for sure!

    1. Haha, Epic, I like it, cheers for the follow :)

  12. My favourite war movie is Bridge on the River Kwai!

    (love the pic of the vertical helocopter!)

    1. Do you know, that is one film I haven't seen, or at least I don't think I have, maybe a long tine ago, it's on the download now hough hehe :)) & the vertical pic looks amazing hey, love it too, shows the awesomeness of them, & cheers for the follow

  13. Sweet post! I love helicopters and these picture are awesome.

    1. Cheers for that & I think the pics are great too :)))

  14. I'm more of a Black Hawk guy myself. And as far as war films, I'm quite partial to Apocalypse Now.

    1. This is true, you can't beat a bit of a Black Hawk for sure, & Apocalypse Now is an amazing flick too, Marlon Brando rocks :))

      'We train young men to drop fire on people, but their commanders won't allow them to write "fuck" on their airplanes because it's obscene'

      Cheers for the follow

  15. apaches are badass, if i had the money, i would buy one...

    oh wait, i do have the money and i do own one

    ok no i dont :(

    i wish


    1. Haha, aww bless, It's like I always say when i'm talking bout AC Cobras or Mustangs . . . 'A girl can dream can't she' Sme goes for a guy yeah.

      All it takes is 1 lottery ticket, just the one

      Cheers for the comments and follow, i'l pop over and check your blog too :)