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Re: Blade helicopter service
« Reply #15 on: May 15, 2019, 03:32:41 PM »
but why? helicopters are generally safe right? unless they are using bad pilots or old helicopters.
if you ever saw their landing pad you'll wander why it didn't happened till now -link to google maps (make sure it's on satellite view) - https://goo.gl/maps/tZF87NCdvrcNwRXM6
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Re: Blade helicopter service
« Reply #16 on: May 15, 2019, 04:57:09 PM »
Blade helicopter crash in east river!
was it going or coming?
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Re: Blade helicopter service
« Reply #17 on: May 15, 2019, 05:02:52 PM »
was it going or coming?
Had just taken off.

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Re: Blade helicopter service
« Reply #18 on: May 15, 2019, 05:04:26 PM »
Had just taken off.
wow hope the DW never finds that out, we were suppose to take it to JFK but the weather was too nasty and wasn't worth it
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Re: Blade helicopter service
« Reply #19 on: May 15, 2019, 05:05:25 PM »
A malfunctioning helicopter will not glide like a plane but will just drop.
The thing with the hamster is that running on the wheel is actually what it is trying to do.

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Re: Blade helicopter service
« Reply #20 on: May 15, 2019, 06:59:34 PM »
A malfunctioning helicopter will not glide like a plane but will just drop.
That's actually somewhat of a misconception. Pilots have a way of countering the drop.

SmarterEveryDay did a video on this.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BTqu9iMiPIU
(Explanation starts somewhere around 3:00)

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Re: Blade helicopter service
« Reply #21 on: May 15, 2019, 09:33:55 PM »
That's actually somewhat of a misconception. Pilots have a way of countering the drop.

SmarterEveryDay did a video on this.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BTqu9iMiPIU
(Explanation starts somewhere around 3:00)
Very interesting. Thanks.
The thing with the hamster is that running on the wheel is actually what it is trying to do.

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Re: Blade helicopter service
« Reply #22 on: May 25, 2019, 10:40:40 PM »
American Express Sending Some Platinum Cardholders $295 BLADE Giftcard

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Re: Blade helicopter service
« Reply #23 on: May 25, 2019, 10:47:42 PM »
American Express Sending Some Platinum Cardholders $295 BLADE Giftcard

https://www.doctorofcredit.com/american-express-sending-platinum-cardholders-250-blade-giftcard/

I got one of those from a friend, code only with none of the T&Cs. So far I have been unable to get the code working for any of Blade's services whatsoever.
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Re: Blade helicopter service
« Reply #24 on: May 25, 2019, 10:50:17 PM »
Rides between Manhattan and NYC airports are now $120 with promo code AIRSOCIAL, I also saw a code for another $50 off (total of only $70!) but I think it's a referral, maybe @Dan can post one.

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Re: Blade helicopter service
« Reply #25 on: May 25, 2019, 10:51:06 PM »
I got one of those from a friend, code only with none of the T&Cs. So far I have been unable to get the code working for any of Blade's services whatsoever.

If anyone gets this and can post the T&C, I'd appreciate it.
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Re: Blade helicopter service
« Reply #26 on: May 25, 2019, 10:52:03 PM »
Rides between Manhattan and NYC airports are now $120 with promo code AIRSOCIAL, I also saw a code for another $50 off (total of only $70!) but I think it's a referral, maybe @Dan can post one.
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Re: Blade helicopter service
« Reply #27 on: May 25, 2019, 10:52:30 PM »
If anyone gets this and can post the T&C, I'd appreciate it.
I once got similar from Amex. IIRC, there was a minimum spend, as well as a requirement of using an Amex.

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Re: Blade helicopter service
« Reply #28 on: May 25, 2019, 10:53:42 PM »
I once got similar from Amex. IIRC, there was a minimum spend, as well as a requirement of using an Amex.

Tried spending a couple $k + amex, no go.
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Re: Blade helicopter service
« Reply #29 on: May 25, 2019, 10:54:13 PM »
Uber is sometimes more
Though without a 20 pound limitation.
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