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3 Capes Heli Challenge         First Challenge     Nordkapp to Cape Wrath
Ruby on the big day 30th April 2012
The First Stop Bagby
The first sea crossing from Rochester                  To             Lydd France
In the Channel off Dunkirk       running north
Zebrugge - Belgium
Flower farms – Rotterdam         Holland
Double-decker hangers in Hilversum – Holland
Environmentally friendly Holland, the land of solar panels,            wind turbines and flowers……
A solar panel farm in        Hollandusing a disused military        airfield
Day 1        Lanark to Stade
A ship passing behind theterminal building in the canal
Stop for pancakesat Haderslev Airfiled in Denmark
Filling at Aalborg
75 mile Sea Crossing across the          Baltic Sea
Seeing land always has that warm feeling
Day 2        Stade to Stavanger
Charles’ Uncle Petter, uncovered 1081 unknownNorwegian Relatives 2 weeks prior departure!!!!
Petter Toftesund fished seals inthe arctic circle in 1957 in hisearly 20’s
The small house in the background is                                 the original Skorpen house that great                ...
Petter & LivToftesund at Sandsøya
Lars, Inger & Lars jnr      Hukkelås          In        Meldal
Museum Site, the buildings date back to 1600
Day 3                   Stavanger to Meldal Skorpa Island, where theSkorpen Family came from
Finals for runway 27 left - Vaerness             Trondheim
Brians Bardufoss Airport – baptism in IFR                BY FIRE!!
Meldal to Bardufoss        Day 4
Out of Bardufoss – Whiteout – Forced to land on       an island…  Norwegian CAVOK
Last fuel before                                 Nordkapp, at AltaAlta to Nordkapp is 81miles asthe crow flies not through...
Seagull Island
Bardufoss to Honningsvag   Day 5
…and lots of it.
G-CMCC  Nordkappthe first Cape
Nordkappmade it, goalachieved!!!
Nordkapp doneand we are off!!
King CrabUp to 12kg!!
Mayor of Honningsvag             NordkappWe were given a letter to give the Mayor of Cape Town   which gave our trip a gre...
Departing Honningvag to the  south to make Banak for           fuel…
Snow Mobile tracks everywhere...
Bodo -Inbound finals for   runway 25……
Honningsvag to Bodo        Day 6
Landing at 660 33’ 44’’ the Polar Circle
Fish Farmer in the fjords
To beat the low cloudwe flew over it up to       6800ft
Skorpa Island
Bodo to BergenDay 7
After oil lights came on last night we checked the oil and                   were ready to do it…..
North Sea CrossingNorway to Shetland Islands             We needed 87knots ground speed to cover the             201miles ...
Made the Shetlands    Bobby and DrewE&H Contractors Shetlands  Absolute Gentlemen
North Sea to Orkney Islands
Cape Wrath, the second Cape!!
Bergen to Lanark       Day 8
Back at home 2 out of 3 Capesthe difficult one to       come
G-CMCC.. Lifting departing tothe south…17th July         2012 Take cover Africa
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  1. 1. 3 Capes Heli Challenge First Challenge Nordkapp to Cape Wrath
  2. 2. Ruby on the big day 30th April 2012
  3. 3. The First Stop Bagby
  4. 4. The first sea crossing from Rochester To Lydd France
  5. 5. In the Channel off Dunkirk running north
  6. 6. Zebrugge - Belgium
  7. 7. Flower farms – Rotterdam Holland
  8. 8. Double-decker hangers in Hilversum – Holland
  9. 9. Environmentally friendly Holland, the land of solar panels, wind turbines and flowers……
  10. 10. A solar panel farm in Hollandusing a disused military airfield
  11. 11. Day 1 Lanark to Stade
  12. 12. A ship passing behind theterminal building in the canal
  13. 13. Stop for pancakesat Haderslev Airfiled in Denmark
  14. 14. Filling at Aalborg
  15. 15. 75 mile Sea Crossing across the Baltic Sea
  16. 16. Seeing land always has that warm feeling
  17. 17. Day 2 Stade to Stavanger
  18. 18. Charles’ Uncle Petter, uncovered 1081 unknownNorwegian Relatives 2 weeks prior departure!!!!
  19. 19. Petter Toftesund fished seals inthe arctic circle in 1957 in hisearly 20’s
  20. 20. The small house in the background is the original Skorpen house that great great grandpa Petter Skorpen lived in and left for South Africa in 1872 aged 16 years old Grandpa Milton Skorpen Milton Great Grandpa Petter SkorpenNorma SkorpenCharles’ Mom
  21. 21. Petter & LivToftesund at Sandsøya
  22. 22. Lars, Inger & Lars jnr Hukkelås In Meldal
  23. 23. Museum Site, the buildings date back to 1600
  24. 24. Day 3 Stavanger to Meldal Skorpa Island, where theSkorpen Family came from
  25. 25. Finals for runway 27 left - Vaerness Trondheim
  26. 26. Brians Bardufoss Airport – baptism in IFR BY FIRE!!
  27. 27. Meldal to Bardufoss Day 4
  28. 28. Out of Bardufoss – Whiteout – Forced to land on an island… Norwegian CAVOK
  29. 29. Last fuel before Nordkapp, at AltaAlta to Nordkapp is 81miles asthe crow flies not through the fjord!! 260 miles through the flords!!
  30. 30. Seagull Island
  31. 31. Bardufoss to Honningsvag Day 5
  32. 32. …and lots of it.
  33. 33. G-CMCC Nordkappthe first Cape
  34. 34. Nordkappmade it, goalachieved!!!
  35. 35. Nordkapp doneand we are off!!
  36. 36. King CrabUp to 12kg!!
  37. 37. Mayor of Honningsvag NordkappWe were given a letter to give the Mayor of Cape Town which gave our trip a great unexpected twist…..
  38. 38. Departing Honningvag to the south to make Banak for fuel…
  39. 39. Snow Mobile tracks everywhere...
  40. 40. Bodo -Inbound finals for runway 25……
  41. 41. Honningsvag to Bodo Day 6
  42. 42. Landing at 660 33’ 44’’ the Polar Circle
  43. 43. Fish Farmer in the fjords
  44. 44. To beat the low cloudwe flew over it up to 6800ft
  45. 45. Skorpa Island
  46. 46. Bodo to BergenDay 7
  47. 47. After oil lights came on last night we checked the oil and were ready to do it…..
  48. 48. North Sea CrossingNorway to Shetland Islands We needed 87knots ground speed to cover the 201miles and we have a 15 knot head wind..or turn back as we will not make the other side!
  49. 49. Made the Shetlands Bobby and DrewE&H Contractors Shetlands Absolute Gentlemen
  50. 50. North Sea to Orkney Islands
  51. 51. Cape Wrath, the second Cape!!
  52. 52. Bergen to Lanark Day 8
  53. 53. Back at home 2 out of 3 Capesthe difficult one to come
  54. 54. G-CMCC.. Lifting departing tothe south…17th July 2012 Take cover Africa

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