Bubble Blog

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Bubble Blog: Ready to Fly!

Dec 2, 2011 |

Since the last bubble update we have completed the load test, built the loading and unloading ramps and passed our inspection with the State of Vermont. The load test is a pretty cool operation. We used a bunch of barrels (which happened to be bl

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Bubble Blog: Almost Done!

Nov 16, 2011 |

When our mountain ops guys told me that once the parts for the terminals (the bottom and top structures of the lift) get here they will be assembled awfully fast, I was thinking “fast” was going to be maybe a few days. I mean, the terminals for

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Bubble Blog: Delivery

Oct 27, 2011 |

We are expecting about 15 delivery trucks to arrive at Mount Snow by the beginning of next week carrying parts for the top and bottom terminals of the Bluebird Express. A few trucks have already arrived and work is currently underway to attach the g

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Bubble Blog: Towers!

Oct 7, 2011 |

CopterCam! We strapped a Contour GPS to the leg of the copter, and got this great view. Some photos from the ground: check back for more photos later!

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Going up!

Oct 6, 2011 |

7:25am, 10/7/11 The helicopter will be here by 8am and towers are going to be flown all day.  It's a beautiful day for spectating!

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Bubble Blog: Big Project, Big Parts

Sep 29, 2011 |

It’s really hard to put into words the scale of a project like installing America’s only high speed detachable six passenger bubble chair, but I can always try! Everything about it is big: the chairs themselves weigh in at just under 1,400 pound

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Bubble Blog: Concrete / Tower update

Sep 21, 2011 |

Vinnie and Meeker give us an update on concrete schedule as well as lift towers!

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Bubble Blog: Chopper!

Sep 19, 2011 |

Here's Brian Heon explaining what's happening with the helicopter today.

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