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Offline MichiganFan

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The Helicopter
« on: April 19, 2007, 12:12:48 AM »
What is the range of helicopters? Unless they have a long range, maybe the island isn't as isolated as we think. And did something on the island cause it to crash? Maybe it just ran out of gas.

Offline JBRam

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Re: The Helicopter
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2007, 12:13:38 AM »
Can't be any longer a range than that of a beechcraft...

Offline kkehoe5

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Re: The Helicopter
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2007, 12:14:40 AM »
Not if launched by an off shore yatch!

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Re: The Helicopter
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2007, 12:15:55 AM »
I guess nothing from the outside can make it to the island in one piece.

Offline LouE68

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Re: The Helicopter
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2007, 12:18:16 AM »
there are so many types and sizes of helicopters with different types of ranges, its kinda senseless to speculate on something we never saw...
I guess nothing from the outside can make it to the island in one piece.
snow globe dude, snow globe....

Offline kkehoe5

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Re: The Helicopter
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2007, 12:18:31 AM »
Must be that giant dome of energy I keep talking about. Puts aircraft through too much stress, Thats why you need to go underwater to get around it.

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Re: The Helicopter
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2007, 12:18:57 AM »
Helicopters normally do not have a very long range, however they can be fitted with mid-air refueling systems.  Many military rotorcraft have this ability now.

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Re: The Helicopter
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2007, 12:19:45 AM »
except a sub???? maybe they have a larger version of the sonic fence surrounding the island and the only way in is several hundred feet "under" it...
only problem with that theory is how did the homing pidgeons get in and out???

it also could be why the last part of the trip to the island is an "intense" ride??

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Re: The Helicopter
« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2007, 12:23:15 AM »
only problem with that theory is how did the homing pidgeons get in and out???

Birds are not made with magnetic/metallic componets.

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Re: The Helicopter
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2007, 12:25:06 AM »
neither are humans...aka mikail

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Re: The Helicopter
« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2007, 12:29:34 AM »
That was an interior "sonic" fence, not the same thing as an exterior dome of psychic energy ment to hide the island and take down all vehicles passing through it.

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Re: The Helicopter
« Reply #11 on: April 19, 2007, 12:35:03 AM »
since noone knows whats around the island my theory was is there a "similar" fence surrounding the island which doesnt allow anything in.... hence the helicopter hit it and sent it crashing.... didnt know a dome of psychic energy was ever acknowledged as anything more than another wild guess like mine and everyone elses!!

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Re: The Helicopter
« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2007, 12:39:37 AM »
maybe i am mistaken but how often do helicopters fly over the ocean? can they really sistain flight for that long? are there more people close by? why did the helicopter crash? any ideas, cause im a little dumb founded. Think the others saw it and shot it down?

Offline JMart

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Re: The Helicopter
« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2007, 12:41:37 AM »
rescue copters probably have a pretty good range.. plus they can refil in the air w/ planes

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Re: The Helicopter
« Reply #14 on: April 19, 2007, 12:42:38 AM »
We never saw a helicopter, only heard a sound and saw a splash.