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Old 25th Jun 2005, 17:14
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Cool Most memorable passenger, or passengers you've carried..

On a more light hearted note, who was the most memorable passenger, or passengers you have flown. A pilot I worked with in Central Australia once flew 2 naked girls in the company's R44. He had made the comment to them the night before in the bar that naked chicks go for free. Next morning they were at the helipad. Quick call to head office which gave approval, providing pictures were taken as proof. I think the photos are still on the office wall at the Rock.

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Old 25th Jun 2005, 17:23
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One of my most memorable passengers was King Abdullah of Jordan's bodyguard who - facing the then Prince of Jordan - puked all over him.

We landed in a field and the bodyguard got out for some air then we continued. I never did hear what happened to him when they got back home.
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Old 25th Jun 2005, 18:52
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Took two naked ladies to Battersea Heliport once.

They started at Goodwood as nicely dressed young ladies but arrived at Battersea as naked young ladies.

Must have been my flying!

The male passengers then 'mooned' at the other helicopter's passengers before disappearing in a limo.
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Old 25th Jun 2005, 22:30
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Talking

Hayley Marie, NZ's Penthouse pet.
Not naked though

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Old 26th Jun 2005, 00:31
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I remember a couple of Irish guys telling me how they took Elton John into a UK gig. He had specific instructions. No one was to touch him, talk to him or look at him. Well hey knuckle head ! Listening to you is pain enough !!!
 
Old 26th Jun 2005, 03:05
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Most memorable...um...let me see

Of the celebrity variety I can’t decide if it was Michael Jackson or Dame Edna Everage!

Of the gutsy type it was ‘Harry the Hook’ who was based in a small town in the county of Herefordshire in the west of England and I first encountered one dark night when I picked him off the side of ‘the Jebel’ down by the border.

Of the adventurous type it must be the late Sir Wilfred Thesiger. He brought a lot of sand into the helicopter.

Of the beautiful type it was the wife of a very English stockbroker living out in one of the colonies. The most beautiful and charming creature I have ever met. Only met her once but twenty years later I am still smitten.

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Old 26th Jun 2005, 12:55
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Michael Heseltine, Alvin Stardust, Sir Rex Hunt.....to name but a few.
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Old 26th Jun 2005, 14:59
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VIP / Interesting pax

Pope John Paul II

Duke and Duchess of York as young newlyweds, before children and the ensuing divorce.

As for you buggers flying nekid girls around why not post the piccies or email them to me.
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Old 26th Jun 2005, 15:32
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Bono, and Jean Reno, both very friendly.
Most memorable was the very atractive girl from a Contiki tour, who was sitting beside me in the 500 while flying a scenic over Kings Canyon in Oz. She grabbed my thigh everytime we turned. There are alot of turns on a 15 minute scenic around the Canyon...

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Old 26th Jun 2005, 16:18
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Corax

Thats a hell of a passenger, they don't come much bigger than The Pontiff. It would be like having God as a co-pilot
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Old 26th Jun 2005, 16:57
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Michael Heseltine, ............., Sir Rex Hunt.....to name but a few.
Bu66er, I was going to mention them! I didn't fly as a crewman with you, did I?
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Old 26th Jun 2005, 19:13
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I flew with Michael Douglas in Mallorca Island, while doing a video for local goverment to promote local natural areas, he is a good hiker and fixed wing private pilot.
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Old 27th Jun 2005, 01:42
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My 3 year old son in the copilot seat! Does that count?
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Old 27th Jun 2005, 01:46
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Probably the 90 year old lady who went up for a birthday treat. She had never flown in anything before. She loved it and was not quiet for 1 second during the whole time. (She asked for my phone number when we landed.........)
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Old 27th Jun 2005, 05:36
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My most memorable is still the grumpy plick that sat there with his arms folded and a bored look on his face for an hour and a half in an r22 then signed off on my commercial ticket. I coulda kissed him.
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Old 27th Jun 2005, 07:11
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Paul, Linda & the kids. (and her voice was not better after a few!)

Kylie Minogue.... but hey who hasn'tt flown her! (Big Kahuna where are you??)

Quite a few Bilionaires.... but you never know their name, just the fact they control just about everything on the planet.

Pollies dont count!

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Old 27th Jun 2005, 07:34
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The 100 year old birthday boy in Sweden in the soviet antique.
Who gonna own up to that one?
 
Old 27th Jun 2005, 09:08
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Flew King Abdullah of Jordan when he was Prince Abdullah back in the early 80's. Took him down the Inner German Border on a sightseeing tour before the iron curtain came down.

Also flew the musician Mike Oldfield - picked him up from a football stadium in Essen, which was one of his gig venues during a tour of Germany. He was a real gent!
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Old 27th Jun 2005, 14:34
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A 13 year old girl from Mexico who had been dragged beneath a drunk drivers car for almost a half mile and her Father who was bringing his daughter to the hospital for specialized treatment.

Their strength of character was humbling.
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Old 27th Jun 2005, 15:49
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SASless - if ever there was something helicopters were designed to do, jobs like that would have to be it. I hope one day to be able to do such work.
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