Skip to comments.Helicopter stunt creates buzz at Patriot High School
Posted on 09/18/2012 9:16:52 AM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
A black helicopter hovering overhead can lead those below to become worried, scared or suspicious. But when a large aircraft positioned itself over a Prince William County high schools football field last Wednesday afternoon, students who had just been released for the day excitedly watched as a stuffed bulldog with a red-bandanna parachute emerged.
The big-eyed pup drifted to the turf, delivering a message from a junior boy to a senior girl: Fall Fest?
As students look to one-up their classmates for the most outrageous way to ask a girl on a date in this case Patriot High Schools version of a homecoming dance this boys approach might have set a new standard.
The boys father is a senior official in air operations at U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
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It’s good to see you too TarHeelSwampRat.
I think it's a dumb way to impress a girl, but I don't have a problem with the pilot going along with it if it was convenient to his duties. I know a couple of helicopter pilots who have done good deeds when they simply needed flight hours for the month. If they have to fly a certain amount anyways and they are not using it for personal profit, then I'm with you.
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