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Old 22nd Nov 2018, 16:16
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Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
Yes, I know how powerful the 139 is but it would still be worth mentioning an escape route since you need to get to 50 kts to be safe OEI iaw the QRH.
I know I shouldn't get involved in these sorts of squabbles; however, I've had a couple of glasses of wine and I'm struggling to see why a helicopter, which I imagine is more than capable of a OEI, outside ground effect hover with just 2 crew on board, would need to get to 50kts before being considered 'safe OEI', does the quick reference handbook really state that without any caveats Crab?
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