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Old 13th Nov 2015, 09:27
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G'day spencer17.....we often loose total GPS satellite coverage in the deep gorges, not sure if the Glasnoss would cover that problem our problem was a simple wire had come off the antennae
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Old 13th Nov 2015, 09:43
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Khangpachn 13,736' @ +5 + 6 x PAX + 115kg Cargo + 140litres GoJuice

leTail-Rotor where ya gonna park it?




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Old 14th Nov 2015, 13:50
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Thumbs up As it is, Nepal

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Old 14th Nov 2015, 14:09
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Old 14th Nov 2015, 14:31
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Khadbary.Police.H - 3,600' @ 25 6 x PAX + 150kg Cargo + 385lts


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Old 14th Nov 2015, 14:32
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VFR on top @ 22,000'

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Old 15th Nov 2015, 02:18
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Grrr North-Wall Helmet on Top of th World


Brrrrrr it's cold
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Old 15th Nov 2015, 02:26
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Talking another day.......another Rescue

Weather: haze, fog, cloud, cold

location X (18,805') for a broken leg escape back to civilization after an epic trekk went ouch

TR safety applied as Best as conditions allow
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Old 15th Nov 2015, 08:17
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Vf stunning images as always and good to see you smiling again!

Just out of interest, at those altitudes are you using oxygen or has your body completely acclimatised?
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Old 15th Nov 2015, 13:42
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Devil look-out Yeti in Base Camp

G'day DB ~ i'm merely a run of the mill Anaerobic Amoeba; not requiring much Oxygen anywhere to survive & don't wish to incriminate thyself
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Old 15th Nov 2015, 14:04
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Paradise Lakpa @ Burikikhang.BC 18,894'
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Old 15th Nov 2015, 23:53
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Lightbulb WoW Faktor Nepali style

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Old 16th Nov 2015, 08:42
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VF great pictures !!! keep them coming ...
Do you have a special procedure to keep the engine running while on ground??? Full throttle or low RPM's?? Any resonance episode so far???
P.D. I missed a lot my muntain rescue job back in time ...
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Old 17th Nov 2015, 03:28
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Hey stilllearning, Love Your name, as I'm in the same boat; 'still learning' this technical question has been covered in previous posts in great detail
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Old 18th Nov 2015, 01:40
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VR hard to find among more than 3000 posts ....
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Old 18th Nov 2015, 11:00
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VF.....did you get to see the Bell 407 GXP during its recent visit to Nepal for demo? How did it rate?
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Old 18th Nov 2015, 23:56
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Hey stilllearning m gettting there......keep searching'
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Heli1 hey.....seen it, touched it, She looked sexy but didn't get a fly I tried but it had an enhanced engine??? But was informed that wasn't impressive power at EBC - 2 POB, 30mins GoJuice & they pulled 95%










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Old 19th Nov 2015, 06:15
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Not everyone seems to be obsessed with tail rotor safety
Plus blocking half of the pad
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Old 19th Nov 2015, 08:18
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Hey Spencer, if safety is an obsession, then OK, I'm guilty as charged I've seen the results of 2 Blessed Souls walk into a Tail Rotor the results are sickening I for one will make my mission & landings as safe as possible to protect me, my machine, my PAX as well as the onlookers........A piss poor sloppy attitude to Airmanship safety is why people die when a Pilot doesn't take responsibility for the safest way.... it takes no extra effort to safely hang Your Tail Rotor over a ledge (when there is one) to prevent a stumbling Human; bumbling into the TR....?

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