Ed's Arctic Trip / 16tiedowns2

Here the tie-downs have been removed and we are ready for takeoff. Once the crew is clear of the rotors, we will "pull pitch". The helicopter is set up for an "athwartships" takeoff. When the cutter is in the ice, they maneuver to put the wind on the port side, and we can take off and land with a bit more clearance and safety.

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