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Forum: Rotorheads
16th Feb 2020, 15:51
Replies: 24
Views: 5,726
Posted By FC80

All sounds nice to have from a flying POV but are...

All sounds nice to have from a flying POV but are operators going to splash the cash on it?

Unfortunately the flying tank that is the 92 seems to be getting increasingly squeezed by Ďsuperí...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jan 2020, 11:35
Replies: 32
Views: 11,090
Posted By FC80

Bristow to merge with Era

Official as of a few minutes ago.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jan 2020, 11:44
Replies: 90
Views: 45,273
Posted By FC80

Exceptional? Wow. Perhaps he can give us all a...

Exceptional? Wow. Perhaps he can give us all a few pointers when he gets back :}
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Dec 2019, 11:33
Replies: 38
Views: 15,360
Posted By FC80

Nobody cares :ok:

Nobody cares :ok:
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Dec 2019, 22:26
Replies: 38
Views: 15,360
Posted By FC80

Please, tell us more about how fantastic you were...

Please, tell us more about how fantastic you were and how awful we are nowadays.

íThe older I get, the better I was.í

:rolleyes:
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Nov 2019, 07:27
Replies: 61
Views: 7,741
Posted By FC80

Mine arrived yesterday. Thanks Ned :)

Mine arrived yesterday. Thanks Ned :)
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Nov 2019, 13:15
Replies: 61
Views: 7,741
Posted By FC80

One of the strangest things I've done, or I...

One of the strangest things I've done, or I suppose more accurately have seen, while flying helicopters was an EC225 (one of the two that controlled ditched in the North Sea) floating around on the...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2019, 14:09
Replies: 69
Views: 41,777
Posted By FC80

Yes, thank goodness for the perspicacity of these...

Yes, thank goodness for the perspicacity of these blessed few visionaries exposing the corporate evil intent behind a full CPL/IR sponsorship scheme.

:hmm:
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2019, 08:37
Replies: 69
Views: 41,777
Posted By FC80

Trust the users of PPRuNe to find something...

Trust the users of PPRuNe to find something negative about something like this :rolleyes:
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Aug 2019, 19:16
Replies: 69
Views: 41,777
Posted By FC80

Where are you seeing that Paco? Canít see any...

Where are you seeing that Paco? Canít see any small print on the website that would imply that a PPL is a prerequisite.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Aug 2019, 18:34
Replies: 69
Views: 41,777
Posted By FC80

Great to see. Good luck to all and letís...

Great to see.

Good luck to all and letís hope that Bristow choose wisely... ;)
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jul 2019, 12:53
Replies: 450
Views: 406,339
Posted By FC80

Angel Not only is Crab the best pilot in the world,...

Not only is Crab the best pilot in the world, he’s also the best parent in the world!

is there anything he can’t dole out patronising post-event wisdom on?
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Nov 2018, 16:43
Replies: 68
Views: 6,855
Posted By FC80

Calendar arrived - brilliant. You’re a gent,...

Calendar arrived - brilliant.

You’re a gent, Ned! Surprised so few people are taking you up on this generous offer.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Nov 2018, 12:17
Replies: 68
Views: 6,855
Posted By FC80

Angel Quite a few years ago, as a wet behind the ears...

Quite a few years ago, as a wet behind the ears baby North Sea pilot, I ended up on shift on a Tuesday morning going to one of the rigs in the Piper Field.

The outbound flight was uneventful, I...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Oct 2018, 12:45
Replies: 70
Views: 11,606
Posted By FC80

:suspect: I think you talk the largest...

:suspect:

I think you talk the largest amount of drivel of anybody on this forum. Really is quite an achievement - salud!
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jul 2018, 17:21
Replies: 201
Views: 26,139
Posted By FC80

Snoop Well, if some know-nothing grunt you're picking...

Well, if some know-nothing grunt you're picking up asks you to fly it like you stole it, you don't have much choice, do you? :hmm:
14th Jan 2018, 20:25
Replies: 22
Views: 5,269
Posted By FC80

Sorry but that first one gave me a laugh. ...

Sorry but that first one gave me a laugh.

Who decides to randomly land in a field after having an alternator failure? :eek:
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Dec 2017, 17:54
Replies: 65
Views: 24,976
Posted By FC80

Hughes, I've flown small and medium helicopters...

Hughes, I've flown small and medium helicopters in the past, I fly large(ish) helicopters now.

I don't think any more of myself for it, or less of anyone flying smaller machines. As far as I'm...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Dec 2017, 14:40
Replies: 65
Views: 24,976
Posted By FC80

Is it not somewhat ironic that in a post talking...

Is it not somewhat ironic that in a post talking about all pulling together you do a pretty good job of alienating anyone who flies anything bigger than a Hughes 500?
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2017, 18:25
Replies: 111
Views: 69,004
Posted By FC80

Not sure if that was directed at myself or not. ...

Not sure if that was directed at myself or not.

There is no need (and no SOP) to disconnect AP lower modes after landing on the 92. ATT mode deselects automatically.

The 225 I believe even has...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Dec 2017, 21:23
Replies: 111
Views: 69,004
Posted By FC80

The S-92 automatically disables attitude hold on...

The S-92 automatically disables attitude hold on the ground via WOW which seems to me to be a sensible design feature, although all the usual caveats regarding covering the controls and being aware...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Dec 2017, 17:06
Replies: 111
Views: 69,004
Posted By FC80

I'm not familiar with the Dauphin but if you...

I'm not familiar with the Dauphin but if you design a disc that motors forward to head chopping height after you land unless the pilot does something... guess what - at some point the oul Swiss...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Nov 2017, 11:59
Replies: 111
Views: 69,004
Posted By FC80

These systems seem to be inviting Mr Murphy to...

These systems seem to be inviting Mr Murphy to the party - why not have WOW switches disabling AP functions on the ground?
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Nov 2017, 19:46
Replies: 99
Views: 12,286
Posted By FC80

Getting airborne from an airfield somewhere in...

Getting airborne from an airfield somewhere in Norway in 10M vis before an engine failure just after TDP :{ Oh wait, that was the sim...

Most memorable moment in an acutal helicopter - probably...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Aug 2017, 10:56
Replies: 13
Views: 2,854
Posted By FC80

Oh well - if he falls out it's one less vapid,...

Oh well - if he falls out it's one less vapid, self-obsessed, social media persona halfwit in the world.

Crack on mate, brilliant selfie. Can you get one hanging a bit further out? :ok:
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