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Definitely Outside The Box!

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So we were asked to help the Veterans Association & VFW by transporting a 1967 Bell Helicopter to a Veterans appreciation event at a park. The unit was actively used in Vietnam from 67-74 as a Gun Ship...






It was bigger then it looks and had a wicked overhang...




My grandson Vincent is a "War Buff" and had a great time!




Just something a little out of the ordinary!


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That's a real bit of history …. hell of an overhang, no sharp cornering with that.


One for the picture  portfolio,  I have a picture some where      us transporting part of  a ww2  spitfire ….I will try and find it 


Thanks for sharing.



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Just for fun ... may I ask how you handled the over-hang issue ... with a permit and pilot car or did law enforcement assist with a rearward escort?   Thanks>   R.


Randall C. Resch

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We transported it through our local Halloween Parade yesterday...




My son & I have gotten pretty "fluent" with moving this...LoL We always have a truck behind to stop traffic for the "swings" and an escort up front. We have only moved it locally without permits. I can't permit on a RT Tag so we don't take it any distance. It's only slightly over height...the trailer was custom made to let it ride as low as possible.

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Ed ….The 550 looks really smart   

I bet the whole outfit was a real crowd pleaser on the parade ...   We love doing stuff to support the community. 



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