6 June 2022
How To Be a Heavy-Lifting CAD Hero, Without Breaking a Sweat
How do you go from hating certain repetitive CAD/BIM tasks to being a heavy-lifting hero who never breaks a sweat? Your answer may lie within the story of a man who saved the US military tens of millions of dollars, simply by having a “bring-it-on” attitude.
Get the Job Done
Jarnot knew that the only way they were ever going to bring that deserted Chinook home was by locating a Halo Heavycopter they could borrow.
The problem? One of Chuck’s jobs was to retrieve two damaged Special Forces 47E Chinook helicopters that were stranded on the mountainside in eastern Afghanistan at 8,500 and 10,300 feet respectively. The most obvious solution was to airlift the choppers off the mountainside and fly them to Kabul for repairs.
Compared to the $22 million price tag of a Chinook back in 2002, a recovery fee of $300,000 was a pittance.