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Helicopters cause PTSD

Old 30th Oct 2014, 05:03
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Helicopters cause PTSD

Also posted in Rotorheads, but this is a bit home grown.

Helicopters flying overhead apparently cause negative emotional & psychological trauma.

Amongst other things....



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Old 30th Oct 2014, 06:14
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Whinging nimby!

Probably drives a Toyota Prius to save the Dolphins!
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Old 30th Oct 2014, 06:33
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Actually, she probably drives a Toorak Tractor but wouldn't see the irony!
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Old 30th Oct 2014, 06:53
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what are helicopter pilors
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Old 30th Oct 2014, 09:12
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Wow.

I'm amazed the author manages to read the newspaper, providing as it does an annoying rustling as the pages are turned, with the attendant risk of paper cuts.

It sounds to me as though anything the author doesn't like IS a life or death emergency, ergo having a helicopter constantly overhead would be an ideal solution.
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Old 30th Oct 2014, 10:03
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You get PTSD from working on them :-/
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Old 30th Oct 2014, 13:07
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the author doesn't like IS
Does anybody like IS?
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Old 30th Oct 2014, 13:13
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OUR airspace?

She actually thinks she OWNS airspace? Does she have it on the deeds of her property?
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Old 30th Oct 2014, 14:37
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Pretentious self righteous cow
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Old 30th Oct 2014, 18:06
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I propose everyone mark this woman's property on your WAC and make it a mandatory fly over point, in support of Wild Blue Helicopters.

If there is a runway nearby we should all drop in and say G'day, perhaps some aeros overhead would put the "emotional and psychological trauma" into perspective. I for one will happily burn some fuel and go out of my way to give this woman the sh!ts.

It's about time GA was no longer beholden to the whims of a single whinger, and the greater good is considered.
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Old 30th Oct 2014, 19:07
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Mmm me wonders if she like wind turbines ?
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Old 30th Oct 2014, 20:27
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I suspect the cause is more PMS related.
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Old 30th Oct 2014, 21:16
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Her last sentence says it all. She wants a referendum
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Old 30th Oct 2014, 23:29
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A long time ago at Camden. They allowed houses to be located just of the strip. Residence complained then about the aircraft noise. On person said they fly so low I can here them changing gears above my place. Word got out quickly and everyone revved up and down over this particular persons house. Was then in joke for years. Strange but ture
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Old 30th Oct 2014, 23:39
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I have heard that story before, there's also Watts Bridge in Qld. One clown has built exactly on the extended centreline, then complains about aircraft over his farmhouse. It's not like he was running short of room, it's a bloody farm!
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Old 31st Oct 2014, 02:52
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I propose everyone mark this woman's property on your WAC and make it a mandatory fly over point, in support of Wild Blue Helicopters.
And if you can somehow manage to drop a sickbag or two right over her house so much the better!

DF.
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Old 31st Oct 2014, 03:07
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I do the occasional Angel Flight into YMGT. More than happy to lose navigational awareness and do some searching for the airstrip on the way in.

As she is so offended by aircraft noise, you would hope that she does not have the hypocrisy to board a commercial flight anywhere that just might fly over someone elses house during the take-off or approach.
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Old 31st Oct 2014, 03:18
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Since when did a Robbo go, "wump-wump-wump"? She must have had Apocalypse Now stuck in the VCR for the last 30 years.
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Old 31st Oct 2014, 05:40
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Too many episodes of *M*A*S*H*. The Bell-47 obviously sent her crazy.

It was Hot Lips Houlihan that did it for me........
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Old 31st Oct 2014, 07:13
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"It is impossible to overestimate the negative emotional and psychological trauma experienced by ordinary people on the ground. I feel threatened and seriously violated by the sound of helicopters flying overhead, with emotional reactions ranging from mild fear and annoyance, to anger and paranoia."
At the risk on being pompous/patronising and assuming thats not just hyperbole to get the point across, that makes me think the author has serious problems and genuinely needs help. A reaction that extreme to a not unusual event surely points to something else?
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