Helicopter Aviation & Beyond:
A superb collection of helicopter photos by former San Diego Sheriff's ASTREA Pilot Dan Megna. Dan has been a professional photographer for many years, and currently writes for Vertical Mag. Dan specializes in capturing helicopters in flight, and consistently turns out amazing action flying photos. Dan has gained international recognition with his helicopter photos. You can see more of his work at danmegna.com
Phoeniz AZ Police/Fire Agusta A-109 Twin fire helicopter. Dan Megna photo.
Phoenix AZ Police Department's Agusta A-119 singe engine helicoper on patrol. Dan Megna photo.
San Bernardino County Sheriff AS350 helicopter on patrol. Dan Megna photo.
Phoenix PD AS350 Police Helicopter on patrol over Phoenix. Dan Megna Photo.
San Diego Sheriff Fire Rescue helicopter filling it's tank with water. Dan Megna photo.
San Diego Sheriff Fire Rescue Helicopter making water drop. Dan Megna photo.
Ventura County Sheriff's Bell 212 over water. Dan Megna photo.
San Diego Sheriff Bell 407, 7 passenger helicopter on patrol. Dan Megna photo.
Another shot of San Diego S.O. Bell 407 helicopter. Dan Megna photo.
An Aztec Inc. Bell 412 over water. Dan Megna photo.
San Diego Sheriff Fire Rescue Bell 205 conducting training with Mercy Air. Dan Megna photo.
Airborne Law Enforcement Services (Costa Mesa Ca.) EC 120B police patrol helicopter. Dan Megna photo.
Fresno Ca. Police Department's EC 120B helicopter on patrol. Dan Megna photo.
U.S. Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin (Dauphine) Helicopter over water. Dan Megna photo.
Los Angeles City Fire Helicopter-Bell Twin engin. Dan Megna photo.
San Diego Sheriff MD530F patrol helicopter with SWAT on board. Dan Megna photo.
MD902 Explorer Helicopter. (NOTAR Technology) Dan Megna photo.
Phoenix Police Fire Agusta A109 helicopter. Dan Megna photo.
This appears to be a Sikorsky S-76 with a USFS fire bomber/scooper. Dan Megna photo.
According to a former pilot, this is a CH-53/S-65 Sea Stallion, (Thanks Rory in Texas!) Dan Megna photo.
Sikorsky S-76B helicopter in flight. Dan Megna photo.
Dept. of Homeland Security, USBP Bell-Huey helicopter. Dan Megna photo.
U.S. Coast Guard Dolphin Helicopter, Fenestrom tail rotor. Dan Megna photo.
The USFS Bell AH-1 Firewatch Cobra. My Favorite! Dan Megna photo.
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