How Insane Helicopter Pilots Harvest Christmas Trees at Mad Speeds

By Jesus Diaz on at

Once again, it's time buy dead trees. Once again, we should marvel at the way they harvest them: Using insane helicopters pilots flying at full speed, ferrying trees from one side of a hill to where the trucks are. It's crazy.

The pilot "ruthlessly owning inertia" in this video is Dan Clark.

Incidentally, did you know that "Oregon is the US's biggest producer and exporter of Christmas trees, selling about 7.3 million trees a year, more than twice that of No. 2 North Carolina"? Me neither—and like you I don't care. I'm just too busy being in awe watching this guy flying those trees around in the middle of the fog like absolute madman.

The whole thing looks crazy from the cockpit too: