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Forum: Rotorheads
16th Apr 2017, 19:33
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Posted By Ber Nooly

Just for info, here's a map of all locations...

Just for info, here's a map of all locations involved. The ship ws 30 km closer to Blackrock than Dublin.

http://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=414732&stc=1&d=1492287333
5th Apr 2017, 19:25
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Views: 6,662
Posted By Ber Nooly

I don't see what the problem is here. So there...

I don't see what the problem is here. So there are a handful of symbols and another handful of metar/taf abbreviations to learn. Just learn them. There aren't that many. You'd have them learnt in the...
4th Apr 2017, 23:43
Replies: 58
Views: 6,662
Posted By Ber Nooly

OP, if you can't be bothered learning the theory...

OP, if you can't be bothered learning the theory and it all seems a bit too much then you really should reconsider if you want to pursue this.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Apr 2017, 12:49
Replies: 432
Views: 174,136
Posted By Ber Nooly

Did he initially fly out over Caernarfon Bay and...

Did he initially fly out over Caernarfon Bay and return back eastwards or did the crash occur on an initial westerly heading?
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2017, 23:30
Replies: 1,836
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Posted By Ber Nooly

Statement from the AAIU

Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) Statement in relation to R116 Investigation



Ends
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Mar 2017, 21:20
Replies: 432
Views: 174,136
Posted By Ber Nooly

I think it will be a lot sooner than that,...

I think it will be a lot sooner than that, usually 1 year, no?
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Mar 2017, 09:12
Replies: 432
Views: 174,136
Posted By Ber Nooly

So do we know if they actually coasted out into...

So do we know if they actually coasted out into Caernarfon Bay and then turned back or if they just crashed originally heading west? Ceiling in the bay (Aberdaron report) was 600 ft amsl (300 ft agl).
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2017, 22:54
Replies: 432
Views: 174,136
Posted By Ber Nooly

This was the weather from several stations in NW...

This was the weather from several stations in NW Wales around the time of the accident.

http://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=413247&stc=1&d=1490910706
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2017, 20:33
Replies: 432
Views: 174,136
Posted By Ber Nooly

A NOTAM is in force in the area. ...

A NOTAM is in force in the area.

http://www.pprune.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=2022&stc=1&d=1490902407
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2017, 13:33
Replies: 432
Views: 174,136
Posted By Ber Nooly

Lake Vyrnwy, 360 m amsl and around 30 km...

Lake Vyrnwy, 360 m amsl and around 30 km southeast of the location of the wreckage, had 7/8 cloud cover at 300 ft at 4 pm yesterday, visibility 1.7 km.

AAXX 29154 03410 46217 /2013 10111 20110...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2017, 10:51
Replies: 432
Views: 174,136
Posted By Ber Nooly

Weather conditions at 4 pm at Capel Curig (216 m...

Weather conditions at 4 pm at Capel Curig (216 m amsl, around 20 km northeast of Snowdonia, Bala (165 m amsl, 30 km east) and Aberdaron (95 m amsl, around 40 km southwest).

Capel Curig
AAXX 29154...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Mar 2017, 23:48
Replies: 1,836
Views: 1,087,868
Posted By Ber Nooly

It was mentioned in RTE's Primetime program on...

It was mentioned in RTE's Primetime program on March 23rd. Watch it back here.

https://www.rte.ie/news/primetime/2017/0324/862274-prime-time/#
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Mar 2017, 19:26
Replies: 1,836
Views: 1,087,868
Posted By Ber Nooly

It was stated officially a few days ago. I can't...

It was stated officially a few days ago. I can't remember the source.
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Mar 2017, 09:08
Replies: 1,836
Views: 1,087,868
Posted By Ber Nooly

They will be using inflatable airbags to try to...

They will be using inflatable airbags to try to raise the wreckage to search for the remaining two crew members this morning.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2017, 19:08
Replies: 1,836
Views: 1,087,868
Posted By Ber Nooly

https://www.periscope.tv/patmcgrath/1mrGmeYZEjDGy?...

https://www.periscope.tv/patmcgrath/1mrGmeYZEjDGy?autoplay&t=4
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2017, 11:27
Replies: 1,836
Views: 1,087,868
Posted By Ber Nooly

Weather at Belmullet at 10 am: AAXX 24101...

Weather at Belmullet at 10 am:

AAXX 24101 03976 45/71 /1602 10087 20028 30318 40330 52010==

Visibility 21 km, Wind 160 (SE) 2 m/s (3 knots)
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2017, 10:44
Replies: 1,836
Views: 1,087,868
Posted By Ber Nooly

As there were in AF447, Asiana at SFO, Turkish...

As there were in AF447, Asiana at SFO, Turkish 1951 at Amsterdam, etc...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2017, 10:32
Replies: 1,836
Views: 1,087,868
Posted By Ber Nooly

Anyone know what approach to Blacksod R118 used?...

Anyone know what approach to Blacksod R118 used? Did it go via Blackrock too? Conditions at nearby Belmullet were not ideal in the hours previous.

Midnight
Visibility 2.5 km, Ceiling 400 ft

11...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2017, 10:24
Replies: 1,836
Views: 1,087,868
Posted By Ber Nooly

Childlike but also a good question? Which is it?...

Childlike but also a good question? Which is it? So a downward radar tilt while flying at 220 ft would have no problem detecting something say 2 km ahead?

I never said EGPWS was a panacea or...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2017, 08:22
Replies: 1,836
Views: 1,087,868
Posted By Ber Nooly

Charming...

Charming...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2017, 00:05
Replies: 1,836
Views: 1,087,868
Posted By Ber Nooly

Because it would be scanning the sea surface just...

Because it would be scanning the sea surface just in front of the aircraft and not picking up distant targets.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Mar 2017, 23:57
Replies: 1,836
Views: 1,087,868
Posted By Ber Nooly

I wonder if a slightly downward radar tilt at...

I wonder if a slightly downward radar tilt at such a low altitude would fail to pick up terrain until it was too late.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Mar 2017, 23:31
Replies: 1,836
Views: 1,087,868
Posted By Ber Nooly

I'm not sure how terrain shows up on weather...

I'm not sure how terrain shows up on weather radar? I'm sure its returns must be different to those of water droplets, so if the radar is tuned to water is it possible that it may not show up terrain?
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Mar 2017, 23:21
Replies: 1,836
Views: 1,087,868
Posted By Ber Nooly

It has just been stated on RTE's Primtime...

It has just been stated on RTE's Primtime programme that the EGPWS database on R116 did NOT contain Blackrock, therefore it could not warn them about the imminent collision. Also that their last...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Mar 2017, 12:55
Replies: 1,836
Views: 1,087,868
Posted By Ber Nooly

Their original plan seems to have been to go out...

Their original plan seems to have been to go out to sea to get establish comms with R118. This being unsuccessful they may have changed their plan, turned back to land and refuel at Blacksod, hence...
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