Heli-Exped Sweden 2013

User: Prepare2go
Dates: 1 Jun 2013 - 8 Jun 2013
Duration: 1 week

Saturday 8 Jun 2013 16:19

The Atomium, seen from a very short distance. A great way to end a great trip.

Posted: June 8, 2013, 2:19 p.m.

Saturday 8 Jun 2013 16:16

Brussels International Airport from closeup!

Posted: June 8, 2013, 2:16 p.m.

Saturday 8 Jun 2013 15:24

Tanks on the firing range!

Posted: June 8, 2013, 1:24 p.m.

Saturday 8 Jun 2013 13:13

Goodbye Orange One - see you soon again I hope!

Posted: June 8, 2013, 11:13 a.m.

Saturday 8 Jun 2013 12:32

Mudbank landing in the north sea - need the engine to restart!

Posted: June 8, 2013, 10:32 a.m.

Saturday 8 Jun 2013 11:58

Opening the bridge for us to fly through (probably)... :-)

Posted: June 8, 2013, 9:58 a.m.

Saturday 8 Jun 2013 11:31

Fields and fields of Lavender...

Posted: June 8, 2013, 9:31 a.m.

Saturday 8 Jun 2013 10:35

Fuel (again) and now heading back to 'civilisation'

Posted: June 8, 2013, 8:35 a.m.

Saturday 8 Jun 2013 8:31

Now this beats a taxi any day - over 130kmh! Wow!

Posted: June 8, 2013, 6:31 a.m.

Friday 7 Jun 2013 17:17

Short finals to the fort

Posted: June 7, 2013, 3:17 p.m.

Friday 7 Jun 2013 17:17

Our fort helipad in the sunset...

Posted: June 7, 2013, 3:17 p.m.

Friday 7 Jun 2013 15:18

... causing a bit of a stir.

Posted: June 7, 2013, 1:18 p.m.

Friday 7 Jun 2013 15:14

Hungry? Okay, let's land. TomTom brings us to the nearest restaurant!

Posted: June 7, 2013, 1:14 p.m.

Friday 7 Jun 2013 14:15

Helis getting fuel

Posted: June 7, 2013, 12:15 p.m.

Friday 7 Jun 2013 13:25

Ah, no avgas here...

Posted: June 7, 2013, 11:25 a.m.

Friday 7 Jun 2013 11:08

Back to base camp, the exped part completed - now we go urban!

Posted: June 7, 2013, 9:08 a.m.

Friday 7 Jun 2013 9:26

and with the lake behind

Posted: June 7, 2013, 7:26 a.m.

Thursday 6 Jun 2013 18:22

Another landing in the centre of town - now off for some good food and a beer or two...

Posted: June 6, 2013, 4:22 p.m.

Thursday 6 Jun 2013 17:42

Riverbank landing spot

Posted: June 6, 2013, 3:42 p.m.

Thursday 6 Jun 2013 16:27

Now that is a really, really big bridge!

Posted: June 6, 2013, 2:27 p.m.

Thursday 6 Jun 2013 16:12

Another possible landing spot...

Posted: June 6, 2013, 2:12 p.m.

Thursday 6 Jun 2013 15:53

Could be Ibiza...

Posted: June 6, 2013, 1:53 p.m.

Thursday 6 Jun 2013 13:52

Ta da - life doesn't get much better!

Posted: June 6, 2013, 11:52 a.m.

Thursday 6 Jun 2013 13:45

Time for a picnic lunch on the beach by the Botnian Sea

Posted: June 6, 2013, 11:45 a.m.

Thursday 6 Jun 2013 13:00

Refuel time, we were getting low on juice by this time

Posted: June 6, 2013, 11 a.m.

Thursday 6 Jun 2013 12:10

Moose!

Posted: June 6, 2013, 10:10 a.m.

Thursday 6 Jun 2013 11:21

Beach landing!

Posted: June 6, 2013, 9:21 a.m.

Thursday 6 Jun 2013 11:17

A red and white house for Annie!

Posted: June 6, 2013, 9:17 a.m.

Thursday 6 Jun 2013 9:43

Reindeer!

Posted: June 6, 2013, 7:43 a.m.

Thursday 6 Jun 2013 9:41

Formation flying low level over the tundra

Posted: June 6, 2013, 7:41 a.m.

Thursday 6 Jun 2013 8:22

Cooking and relaxing - after having had a swim, naturally!

Posted: June 6, 2013, 6:22 a.m.

Wednesday 5 Jun 2013 16:28

Our camp seen from above, two helis on the ground...

Posted: June 5, 2013, 2:28 p.m.

Wednesday 5 Jun 2013 15:33

Okay, okay, not too many photos - I promise...

Posted: June 5, 2013, 1:33 p.m.

Wednesday 5 Jun 2013 15:25

Yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy beautiful sandbank beach, with the river running past. Outstanding spot, exactly what we're looking for.

Posted: June 5, 2013, 1:25 p.m.

Wednesday 5 Jun 2013 15:09

"Orange Formation request Flyby"

"Affirm Ghostrider (erm, Orange Formation), the pattern is yours..."

Posted: June 5, 2013, 1:09 p.m.

Wednesday 5 Jun 2013 15:01

Huge hydro-electric dam - hopefully they won't open it more whilst we're camping downstream...

Posted: June 5, 2013, 1:01 p.m.

Wednesday 5 Jun 2013 12:08

Looks like the roof needs a mow!

Posted: June 5, 2013, 10:08 a.m.

Wednesday 5 Jun 2013 11:39

...and nobody batted an eyelid. Very cool.

Posted: June 5, 2013, 9:39 a.m.

Wednesday 5 Jun 2013 11:39

After asking the museum, the council and the police we got the green light to land right in the middle of town!

Posted: June 5, 2013, 9:39 a.m.

Wednesday 5 Jun 2013 11:35

Landing spot if needed - but we're still looking for something better...

Posted: June 5, 2013, 9:35 a.m.

Wednesday 5 Jun 2013 11:33

Road strip

Posted: June 5, 2013, 9:33 a.m.

Wednesday 5 Jun 2013 11:15

Flying over the seaplane base - some others having fun in this part of the world!

Posted: June 5, 2013, 9:15 a.m.

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 17:38

View from my room!

Posted: June 4, 2013, 3:38 p.m.

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 16:48

The UFO - again, great idea. Additionally, you press a button and the bottom opens and the stairs descent. All it's missing is the 'Close Encounters' music!

Posted: June 4, 2013, 2:48 p.m.

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 16:39

The Cube - awesome, simply awesome. A really impressive bit of creativity.

Posted: June 4, 2013, 2:39 p.m.

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 16:34

The birdsnest

Posted: June 4, 2013, 2:34 p.m.

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 15:00

Treehouse hotel HLS - excellent!

Posted: June 4, 2013, 1 p.m.

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 14:49

Floatplanes

Posted: June 4, 2013, 12:49 p.m.

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 14:44

Gravel strips

Posted: June 4, 2013, 12:44 p.m.

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 14:17

PEZ in formation...

Posted: June 4, 2013, 12:17 p.m.

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 14:01

More!

Posted: June 4, 2013, 12:01 p.m.

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 14:00

Reindeer!

Posted: June 4, 2013, noon

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 12:57

Warmer, warmer...

Posted: June 4, 2013, 10:57 a.m.

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 12:49

Quarry landing - hm, we can do better than this...

Posted: June 4, 2013, 10:49 a.m.

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 12:02

Beach landing - again, not this time...

Posted: June 4, 2013, 10:02 a.m.

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 11:21

Possible landing spot - but not this time. We're headed for the Arctic...

Posted: June 4, 2013, 9:21 a.m.

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 10:37

Air Force jet on standby - all by itself...

Posted: June 4, 2013, 8:37 a.m.

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 9:08

Brrrrrr

Posted: June 4, 2013, 7:08 a.m.

Tuesday 4 Jun 2013 9:03

Getting the good stuff - reasonably plentiful in this part of the world, but...

Posted: June 4, 2013, 7:03 a.m.

Monday 3 Jun 2013 20:37

Heli-Camping. The trick is to not set fire to the helicopters!

Posted: June 3, 2013, 6:37 p.m.

Monday 3 Jun 2013 19:40

First camp, sunny but windy - nice supper though!

Posted: June 3, 2013, 5:40 p.m.

Monday 3 Jun 2013 12:39

Erm???

Posted: June 3, 2013, 10:39 a.m.

Monday 3 Jun 2013 12:37

Picnic barbecue on an island - though we caught no fish...

Posted: June 3, 2013, 10:37 a.m.

Monday 3 Jun 2013 11:38

Hard at work, Monday morning.

Posted: June 3, 2013, 9:38 a.m.

Monday 3 Jun 2013 11:29

Preparing to catch (or not!) lunch.

Posted: June 3, 2013, 9:29 a.m.

Monday 3 Jun 2013 10:45

Fishing (without success) on the lake

Posted: June 3, 2013, 8:45 a.m.

Monday 3 Jun 2013 9:37

Arriving at Expedition Base Camp - avgas and a smile

Posted: June 3, 2013, 7:37 a.m.

Sunday 2 Jun 2013 19:02

At Charlotte's place, heli-friendly!

Posted: June 2, 2013, 5:02 p.m.

Sunday 2 Jun 2013 16:26

Over the islands...

Posted: June 2, 2013, 2:26 p.m.

Sunday 2 Jun 2013 13:33

Coasting-in Sweden

Posted: June 2, 2013, 11:33 a.m.

Sunday 2 Jun 2013 9:21

Off to Sweden!

Posted: June 2, 2013, 7:21 a.m.

Saturday 1 Jun 2013 16:00

Chilly start!

Posted: June 1, 2013, 2 p.m.

Heli-Exped Sweden 2013

User: Prepare2go
Dates: 1 Jun 2013 - 8 Jun 2013
Duration: 1 week

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