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    Helicopter traffic in Ankeny?

    I live in NW Ankeny, and over the past week or so there has been very heavy helicopter traffic throughout the evening. I've heard one flying over my neighborhood about a dozen times each evening for several days now.

    Any other Ankeny residents notice this? It's way too consistent to be life flights or anything like that. I've never noticed this before and it's suddenly become a regular thing.



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    Re: Helicopter traffic in Ankeny?

    Remember the end of Goodfellas?

    That's what's going on.


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    Re: Helicopter traffic in Ankeny?

    I have. There was a Groupon not to long ago for a helicopter tour of Christmas lights around Des Moines. One of my co-workers bought it and said that the company is booked until after New Years. I live close to the airport and hear them take off about every 30 minutes.


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    Re: Helicopter traffic in Ankeny?

    Quote Originally Posted by psychlone99 View Post
    I live in NW Ankeny, and over the past week or so there has been very heavy helicopter traffic throughout the evening. I've heard one flying over my neighborhood about a dozen times each evening for several days now.

    Any other Ankeny residents notice this? It's way too consistent to be life flights or anything like that. I've never noticed this before and it's suddenly become a regular thing.
    Gawkers looking at the xmas lights.


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    Re: Helicopter traffic in Ankeny?

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Gawkers looking at the xmas lights.
    Gotcha. Not quite as exciting a the Goodfellas plot, but I'm happy to know I'm not going crazy.



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    Re: Helicopter traffic in Ankeny?

    I live on the NE side by Otter Creek and I have heard the same. Don't know what is going on, but maybe some of the traffic from Camp Dodge?


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    Re: Helicopter traffic in Ankeny?

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zA1hyqA6UTY]Paranoid schizo complains to city about "rogue helicopter pilot" - YouTube[/ame]



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    Re: Helicopter traffic in Ankeny?

    I've noticed more Blackhawk (the loud Air Guard choppers) flying over my house in NE Ankeny the last month or so.



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