The police were recently tracking down some criminals in my neighbourhood, making use of their helicopter. Little hope of escape when they get their big toys out.
Anyway, I caught this unusual photo as the helicopter was making a landing on a cloud in the sky…
And here’s a statue of a pair of air pioneers – Sir John Alcock and Sir Arthur Whitten Brown – the first people to cross the Atlantic in a plane in 1919. Amazing to think how far man has come in under 100 years of progress.
Taken London, UK © dannyboybroderick
19 thoughts on “Helicopter Cloud Landing And Air Pioneers”
Reblogged this on Mistrz i Małgorzata and commented:
95 years ago……..
Thanks for the reblog.
People admire imagery and history, it tells a story where people can learn.
They certainly do.
Reblogged this on VOS en PLURAL.
Thanks for the reblog 🙂
I’d love to have a peek into the future 100 years from now.
We’ll all be permanently attached to our technology.
It is such an ominous sound when those copters are out there look for someone. It’s Big Brother Big Time.
Yes, you can tell it’s the police one, they keep circling round and round trying to find their burglar or joy rider.
Not too many of them out here in the suburbs. Might even be a lost cat they’re looking for.
That is a lot of resources put into looking for a lost cat.
The government must be doing well?
Changed your picture ! Last one was full on. You’re a gentleman after all – knew it of course.
Not sure if this was for Don or for me?
Sorry, yes gues he’s still full on, and a gentleman