Helicopter Pilot Really Needed Some Fries...


Mashable- A helicopter pilot with the munchies landed his chopper next to a McDonald’s to grab some food.At approximately 4:20 pm (seriously) on Saturday, a pilot landed his his chopper onto the lawn next to a McDonald’s in northwest Sydney, got out of the aircraft, entered the restaurant to get food, got back into the helicopter, and flew away.  But in the modern day of documenting every single thing that you do, the man snapped a photo of his chopper in front of McDonald’s before flying away, because stories.  “Oh, for real?” a man can be heard asking in the clip. “I thought it was an emergency.” Nope. Dude just wanted some Macca’s. According to 9 News Australia, concerned citizens sent the news outlet a video of the incident, and although it’s bit unusual, the landing may not have been illegal. The  Civil Aviation Safety Authority says that as long as the pilot had the permission of the land owner, the pilot could technically use it to land his aircraft and get some grub as long as it was safe.

So...flying helicopters and landing them wherever the heck you want it is a thing down under? Must be nice...if you want some fries and a Big Mac, let's just FLY down the street and pick up some food! Uber needs to get on this ASAP.



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