Mournes Helicopter Trip 07/08/2011

My 50th Birthday present, a 1 hr helicopter trip over the Mourne Mountains, and brilliant it was!
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Dr Evils Escape Helicopter Ready for Lift Off
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Dr Evils Escape Helicopter
Ready for Lift Off
Distant Mountains Just after take off, the Mournes in the distance
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Distant Mountains
Just after take off, the Mournes in the distance
Dundrum Approaching the Mournes - Dundrum on the left
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Dundrum
Approaching the Mournes - Dundrum on the left
Halfway Point Heading across country, approaching Castlewellan
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Halfway Point
Heading across country, approaching Castlewellan
Castlewellan Castlewellan directly below us
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Castlewellan
Castlewellan directly below us
Leaving Castlewellan A few spots of rain on the windscreen as we approach the Mournes
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Leaving Castlewellan
A few spots of rain on the windscreen as we approach the Mournes
Nearly There On the final approach to our destination
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Nearly There
On the final approach to our destination
Meelmore Car Park Martyn and I usually park here to walk up Meelmore. Notice the burnt trees due to forest vandalism during the hot weather
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Meelmore Car Park
Martyn and I usually park here to walk up Meelmore. Notice the burnt trees due to forest vandalism during the hot weather
Meelmore Flying over Trassey Track, Slieve Meelmore is on the left
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Meelmore
Flying over Trassey Track, Slieve Meelmore is on the left
Spelga Dam We have passed Fofanny Reservoir and are approaching Spelga Dam
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Spelga Dam
We have passed Fofanny Reservoir and are approaching Spelga Dam