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Forum: Rotorheads
30th Sep 2012, 23:43
Replies: 14
Views: 4,239
Posted By Swamp76

No one wants to answer it seems. 100-140K...

No one wants to answer it seems.

100-140K (dollars) depending on country for offshore

better money in war zones
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Sep 2010, 05:28
Replies: 115
Views: 17,403
Posted By Swamp76

I will re-iterate that anyone who generalizes...

I will re-iterate that anyone who generalizes like this will be making a mistake. Individual attitude and commitment to the profession will make more difference than hours, who trained you, or who...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Sep 2010, 04:33
Replies: 30
Views: 6,399
Posted By Swamp76

As well, the 350 driver could have tied down his...

As well, the 350 driver could have tied down his machine. There are many ways to view any incident on a forum like this.
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Apr 2010, 01:37
Replies: 286
Views: 57,652
Posted By Swamp76

Just like Y2K.............................like...

Just like Y2K.............................like every other uninformed opinion on here.

Y2K was a non-event because the risk was seen, mitigated, eliminated.

Rather than wait until an aircraft...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Apr 2010, 01:16
Replies: 35
Views: 10,761
Posted By Swamp76

Foreign tax credits, when claimed at the same...

Foreign tax credits, when claimed at the same time as the OETC, were greatly reduced. Without an OETC claim they become fully claimable. Unfortunately, for years CHC did not declare the foreign...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Feb 2010, 05:55
Replies: 7
Views: 2,173
Posted By Swamp76

I would say CFIT implies they didn't plan on...

I would say CFIT implies they didn't plan on hitting the terrain/water. If it is planned then it is not CFIT. Low speed with armed floats and this could be CFIT just as it could be a planned...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Dec 2009, 00:53
Replies: 5,615
Views: 1,714,954
Posted By Swamp76

Hey, I hear rumours of a Puma down in Nigeria. ...

Hey, I hear rumours of a Puma down in Nigeria. Does anyone know any details? Many frineds there. Please PM me.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Nov 2009, 00:34
Replies: 1,141
Views: 301,962
Posted By Swamp76

Past performance is not an accurate indication of...

Past performance is not an accurate indication of future risk.

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1500 hrs in the 212, seen 0 oil press on the C-Box twice. It doesn't scare me away from the...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Sep 2009, 04:10
Replies: 5,615
Views: 1,714,954
Posted By Swamp76

Just by the name of it I'd guess either scam or...

Just by the name of it I'd guess either scam or hiring agency, not an operator.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Sep 2009, 23:41
Replies: 5,615
Views: 1,714,954
Posted By Swamp76

I'll ask as well......what other forum?

I'll ask as well......what other forum?
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2009, 07:58
Replies: 1,141
Views: 301,962
Posted By Swamp76

Clearly, you haven't flown in the offshore world....

Clearly, you haven't flown in the offshore world. The first instinct of an oil company when a safety rule is inconvenient is to see if it can be waived.

The best example, and most ludicrous, was...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Mar 2009, 06:17
Replies: 137
Views: 20,031
Posted By Swamp76

I gave up on page 1. What a load of cr#p. Shell...

I gave up on page 1. What a load of cr#p. Shell goes on for ages about all the helicopter industry can do to be better.

Airlines don't fly to rigs. They fly to airports.

If the OIL...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Mar 2009, 06:46
Replies: 1,299
Views: 272,863
Posted By Swamp76

I'd say false. On a normal departure you are...

I'd say false. On a normal departure you are only assured that you should, if you perform properly, be able to land back safely (before CDP) as long as you remain in the unshaded area.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2009, 17:48
Replies: 1,141
Views: 301,962
Posted By Swamp76

If it is seized, it is not turning. Therefore,...

If it is seized, it is not turning. Therefore, no auto.

The failure would be the equivalent of a main wing spar failure in an airplane.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2009, 17:25
Replies: 1,141
Views: 301,962
Posted By Swamp76

The suspected gearbox problem is related to the...

The suspected gearbox problem is related to the MAYDAY call made by the crew on RTB.

http://www.tc.gc.ca/aviation/applica...asp?Position=1...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Mar 2009, 08:45
Replies: 354
Views: 74,835
Posted By Swamp76

The incident I had a couple weeks ago was nearly...

The incident I had a couple weeks ago was nearly identical the the PHI incident with the exception that I saw the hawk and, after a quick pull, hit it just forward of the windshield.

They don't...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Mar 2009, 08:48
Replies: 24
Views: 1,932
Posted By Swamp76

It is still a helicopter

I quoted this as a typical post on this subject. While there is a lot we can learn from the fixed-wing operators, and by this I mean the scheduled airlines flying large aircraft because that is what...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Feb 2009, 20:28
Replies: 5,615
Views: 1,714,954
Posted By Swamp76

it is a fact.

it is a fact.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Feb 2009, 22:18
Replies: 354
Views: 74,835
Posted By Swamp76

At the risk of exposing my identity to plenty of...

At the risk of exposing my identity to plenty of people:

Hit a hawk with a 76 a few days ago, sparrow(?) yesterday. Saw the hawk in time to pull up and was able to alter the impact to the nose,...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Feb 2009, 18:30
Replies: 354
Views: 74,835
Posted By Swamp76

Sorry, thinking about a C+ and talking about a...

Sorry, thinking about a C+ and talking about a ++. My mistake.

I would expect no warning in this scenario in a C+.

Shawn: I've had too many birdstrikes and seen first hand that, no, the...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Feb 2009, 21:29
Replies: 354
Views: 74,835
Posted By Swamp76

Don't forget that with 2 engines at idle there is...

Don't forget that with 2 engines at idle there is no warning horn. No ENG OUT, no LOW ROTOR. If the windshield is busted there is no reason to suspect a low rotor until too damm late.

Depending...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jan 2009, 19:09
Replies: 5,615
Views: 1,714,954
Posted By Swamp76

Caverton ?!?!?!?!?! Have you read this...

Caverton ?!?!?!?!?!

Have you read this thread?
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jan 2009, 11:55
Replies: 5,615
Views: 1,714,954
Posted By Swamp76

Not far off the $%^$%^#$%^#$%#$%^ mark!!!!!! ...

Not far off the $%^$%^#$%^#$%#$%^ mark!!!!!!

ACN: the herd is spooked!

Bristows: they get to hire the known crew they want, discard the rest.

Caverton: ?????????????????

As for...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Nov 2008, 17:17
Replies: 81
Views: 15,266
Posted By Swamp76

The ruling I read indicated that some CHC Global...

The ruling I read indicated that some CHC Global pilots definitely (100%) are under CIRB jurisdiction while others very likely are not.

Not quite the complete support of GHPA's position as stated...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Oct 2008, 09:22
Replies: 70
Views: 7,226
Posted By Swamp76

Same experience. Many towers unlit, NOTAMed for...

Same experience. Many towers unlit, NOTAMed for years, reports ineffective. After one report about a tower I missed (at night) by about 5 feet within the control zone (1 mile from the airport) I...
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