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Old 20th Apr 2013, 09:07   #1001 (permalink)
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Old 20th Apr 2013, 09:55   #1004 (permalink)
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No, as most are built for the extreme winds we get so they are Tonka tough

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What's the highest you have been able to land the JetFranger?

Is it fitted with the composite tail rotor?
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Old 21st Apr 2013, 06:10   #1010 (permalink)
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Hey AC

Highest in a JetBanger was 17,440' but it was 16C so was t4'd out & could not pick the Patient, so the Sherpa Guides carried him down to a lower pinnacle at 16,400' whilst I waited at base-camp. From where I could dive off to escape with him

Not the composite tail-rotor blades hmmmm that would be good, there good on the 47

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Over 17,000' - I am impressed. You must have a delicate touch on the pedals.

Best i ever got in a chopper was 17000' in a Huey in PNG, and the speed range was 30kt fall from the sky to 60kt Vne. We were never allowed to attempt a landing above 10,000'.
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