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Forum: Rotorheads
6th Sep 2022, 05:14
Replies: 10
Views: 4,054
Posted By Sikpilot

That last picture reminds me of my days of...

That last picture reminds me of my days of medevac, getting the train vs pedestrian call. Train always won.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Aug 2022, 01:37
Replies: 7
Views: 2,431
Posted By Sikpilot

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXvPlu__vCY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXvPlu__vCY
Forum: Rotorheads
20th May 2022, 07:22
Replies: 31
Views: 6,651
Posted By Sikpilot

We did it back in the 80's a few times. S58T. ...

We did it back in the 80's a few times. S58T. I'm pretty sure we got approval from the feds. Lightened the ship up a bit too if I remember correctly.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd May 2022, 01:54
Replies: 64
Views: 10,535
Posted By Sikpilot

Back in the day, our insurance carrier always had...

Back in the day, our insurance carrier always had a say in how we flew our 76. ALL pilots MUST be instrument rated AND current. They also MANDATED that no single pilot ops allowed. We were NYC...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Mar 2022, 15:47
Replies: 26
Views: 5,792
Posted By Sikpilot

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/319x118/sikorsky_5b8dc65025874cbf8d4c31b4f28aad9fd641c926.jpg
Nuff Said
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Mar 2022, 03:09
Replies: 26
Views: 5,792
Posted By Sikpilot

Will always be my favorite!!!

Will always be my favorite!!!
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jan 2022, 06:18
Replies: 119
Views: 15,782
Posted By Sikpilot

Sad. Just sad.

Sad. Just sad.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Dec 2021, 00:12
Replies: 92
Views: 17,336
Posted By Sikpilot

There but for the Grace of God go I I would...

There but for the Grace of God go I

I would think that all of us that spent any time as PIC flying helicopters can tell a story how by some miracle they didn't die on one particular day. I...
16th Dec 2021, 03:52
Replies: 22
Views: 17,705
Posted By Sikpilot

Issues immediately after takeoff. Control locks...

Issues immediately after takeoff. Control locks or gust locks?

https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2015-09-09/ntsb-faults-pilot-compliance-gust-lock-giv-crash
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Dec 2021, 02:37
Replies: 92
Views: 17,336
Posted By Sikpilot

Another skud running failure. Sad.

Another skud running failure. Sad.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Nov 2021, 14:26
Replies: 7
Views: 2,806
Posted By Sikpilot

The world can use more nice stories like that.

The world can use more nice stories like that.
Forum: Cabin Crew
10th Nov 2021, 04:30
Replies: 24
Views: 5,494
Posted By Sikpilot

The "solution" IS the problem.

The "solution" IS the problem.
6th Nov 2021, 15:47
Replies: 18
Views: 5,948
Posted By Sikpilot

It's not the fall that kills you, it's the sudden...

It's not the fall that kills you, it's the sudden stoppage at the bottom. It looks like they pancaked in. They all probably died from blunt force trauma. They hit very hard.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Aug 2021, 07:30
Replies: 2,002
Views: 625,932
Posted By Sikpilot

Sad. Just sad. I remember flying in to Keystone...

Sad. Just sad. I remember flying in to Keystone Helicopters back in the early 90's for 76 maintenance...and some great Philly cheese steaks down the road.
3rd Apr 2021, 04:39
Replies: 872
Views: 904,968
Posted By Sikpilot

Does anyone think we will ever see a transcript?

Does anyone think we will ever see a transcript?
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Mar 2021, 05:58
Replies: 43
Views: 21,526
Posted By Sikpilot

Condolences on your loss. I know how your...

Condolences on your loss. I know how your feeling today.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Mar 2021, 09:42
Replies: 34
Views: 10,906
Posted By Sikpilot

https://www.foxbusiness.com/business-leaders/czech...

https://www.foxbusiness.com/business-leaders/czech-billionaire-kellner-killed-in-alas
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jan 2021, 14:00
Replies: 339
Views: 53,872
Posted By Sikpilot

The S76 is not a great machine for scud running,...

The S76 is not a great machine for scud running, ESPECIALLY single pilot. Sitting in the right seat, you cant look over your left shoulder and see out behind you if your trying to turn left. The...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jan 2021, 14:40
Replies: 8
Views: 4,174
Posted By Sikpilot

I am SOOOOOO glad my helicopter career started...

I am SOOOOOO glad my helicopter career started and ended before the drone invasion. I have no doubt there will be many deadly accidents between drones and helicopters. Fly safe everyone.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2020, 12:25
Replies: 38
Views: 13,924
Posted By Sikpilot

Great picture. Still the prettiest helicopter...

Great picture. Still the prettiest helicopter out there.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Sep 2020, 17:27
Replies: 29
Views: 7,866
Posted By Sikpilot

Meg wouldnt be caught dead in an R22. So beneath...

Meg wouldnt be caught dead in an R22. So beneath her!!!
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Sep 2020, 11:50
Replies: 123
Views: 30,370
Posted By Sikpilot

I would think they could do metallurgy tests on...

I would think they could do metallurgy tests on the pieces and get pretty close to finding out what gave way first. Not sure if they will do that though.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Aug 2020, 02:39
Replies: 1
Views: 1,890
Posted By Sikpilot

Fire fighting UH-1 crash Fresno California

https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/ny-fire-fighting-helicopter-crash-california-20200819-2fobsrlzxbeybbwpng7xrcvzde-story.html




A...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2020, 12:44
Replies: 2
Views: 2,609
Posted By Sikpilot

206B down in Texas. 3 dead

https://www.foxnews.com/us/helicopter-crash-kills-3-texas-parks-and-wildlife-employees



3 Parks and Wildlife employees died in a helicopter crash Saturday while surveying the landscape for...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jul 2020, 03:05
Replies: 77
Views: 26,905
Posted By Sikpilot

"Insanity is doing the same thing over and over...

"Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."
30th Jun 2020, 02:09
Replies: 1,673
Views: 2,877,706
Posted By Sikpilot

Probably because they have been getting away with...

Probably because they have been getting away with it all along. I would think the problem starts at the top at this airline and as a pilot, there is NO CHANCE you will be called in to the Chief...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jun 2020, 10:40
Replies: 8
Views: 2,512
Posted By Sikpilot

Very very sad.

Very very sad.
27th Jun 2020, 03:14
Replies: 1,673
Views: 2,877,706
Posted By Sikpilot

And the tower said nothing to the flight crew?

And the tower said nothing to the flight crew?
24th Jun 2020, 12:39
Replies: 1,673
Views: 2,877,706
Posted By Sikpilot

I would love to see the toxicology report on both...

I would love to see the toxicology report on both flight crew. It seems like they were not 100%, either due to fumes or diet. It was almost as if 2 guys off the street were asked to land the plane.
13th Jun 2020, 06:59
Replies: 1,673
Views: 2,877,706
Posted By Sikpilot

I just realized that in all the posts, no one has...

I just realized that in all the posts, no one has mentioned the possibility of fumes in the cockpit and perhaps the crew was unaware and not 100%.
27th May 2020, 10:02
Replies: 1,673
Views: 2,877,706
Posted By Sikpilot

That is pretty much what I am interested in. At...

That is pretty much what I am interested in. At this point in time we know the plane lost both engines after the gear up landing but the unknown is why? Did a new FO just sit there? Where both...
27th May 2020, 03:04
Replies: 1,673
Views: 2,877,706
Posted By Sikpilot

Still no confirmation on if this was 2 Co...

Still no confirmation on if this was 2 Co Captains or a low time FO?
25th May 2020, 16:47
Replies: 1,673
Views: 2,877,706
Posted By Sikpilot

Except for the 1 post that mentioned that it was...

Except for the 1 post that mentioned that it was 2 Captains flying has there been any mention of the 2 pilots TT and time on the A320? Usually by now their names and history are posted somewhere.
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2020, 12:59
Replies: 11
Views: 3,004
Posted By Sikpilot

Condolences on the loss of your friend.

Condolences on the loss of your friend.
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Mar 2020, 13:12
Replies: 15
Views: 2,617
Posted By Sikpilot

1 word..... DRONES Customers will...

1 word.....


DRONES


Customers will use drones. Cheaper. Quieter. Safer.
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