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Forum: Rotorheads
13th Sep 2019, 19:56
Replies: 10
Views: 2,121
Posted By Spunk

Yeah right. The H155 really is an ageing...

Yeah right. The H155 really is an ageing helicopter compared to those MK41 Sea King and MK88 Sea Lynx the German Navy has to deal with.
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2019, 19:23
Replies: 9
Views: 1,572
Posted By Spunk

Nothing new. In the early 2000 we used to offer...

Nothing new. In the early 2000 we used to offer the so called “Sushi in the sky” scenic flights in cooperation with a local sushi restaurant. In general the helicopter stayed clean and in the end...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2019, 12:49
Replies: 9
Views: 3,125
Posted By Spunk

But only by the big HEMS companies and only based...

But only by the big HEMS companies and only based on additional requirements (medical and psychological risk assessment) or did that change?
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Aug 2019, 18:23
Replies: 43
Views: 9,884
Posted By Spunk

It says objects NOT person. A human being is not...

It says objects NOT person. A human being is not an object.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Aug 2019, 14:54
Replies: 221
Views: 71,348
Posted By Spunk

EASA AD 2014-23-16 became effective on January...

EASA AD 2014-23-16 became effective on January 9th, 2015. The blades have to be replaced within 5 years of the effective date of this AD.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Aug 2019, 14:44
Replies: 6
Views: 1,628
Posted By Spunk

Already? Well, when I joined the Navy in...

Already?

Well, when I joined the Navy in 1990 they promised us to be the first crew to be trained on the NH90 instead of the MK41 or the MK88.
Now, 29 years later , the NH90 shows up again as the...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jul 2019, 17:50
Replies: 221
Views: 71,348
Posted By Spunk

And we've been flying around with our -5 blades...

And we've been flying around with our -5 blades for a total of 2197 FH in a salty environment and are heading for the overhaul now to replace them with -7 blades. No delamination at all.
4th Jul 2019, 20:33
Replies: 41
Views: 14,861
Posted By Spunk

hueyracer I think that counts more for the FEs. ...

hueyracer I think that counts more for the FEs.
I think that in the past 10 years we had a lot of young and unexperienced FI(H) being employed by start-up flight schools sponsored by Daddy. The...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jul 2019, 20:19
Replies: 26
Views: 7,709
Posted By Spunk

I still can‘t believe that anybody considers a...

I still can‘t believe that anybody considers a helicopter pilot with a total time of 450 hours to be very experienced. Ignorance or arrogance?
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jul 2019, 20:06
Replies: 1,480
Views: 1,545,978
Posted By Spunk

Looks like Eurotecheli in Italy got their hands...

Looks like Eurotecheli in Italy got their hands on a bundle of Cabris formerly owned by Heli Aviation (Babcock) and are offering them for sale now:

D-HAVH
D-HAVJ
D-HAVI
D-HAVE
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jul 2019, 15:25
Replies: 26
Views: 7,709
Posted By Spunk

Heard the same: two FI(H) applicants on a "stick...

Heard the same: two FI(H) applicants on a "stick buddy" mission.:uhoh: RIP
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jul 2019, 15:23
Replies: 15
Views: 3,379
Posted By Spunk

I've heard about it and I know pilots doing that...

I've heard about it and I know pilots doing that kind of stuff. But just by looking at how much that 500 is tilting forward/backword and yawing left/right gives me goose bumps.:eek:
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jun 2019, 18:04
Replies: 94
Views: 115,983
Posted By Spunk

It looks like there are more jobs in Australia...

It looks like there are more jobs in Australia than in the rest of the world or is it just because John is more diligent than the rest of us?
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jun 2019, 17:56
Replies: 21
Views: 3,354
Posted By Spunk

In Germany it‘s even more complicated. We have...

In Germany it‘s even more complicated. We have the so called „Flugplatzzwang“ (compulsion to use an airfield, a law which was introduced at an epoch when men were wearing weird looking mustaches)....
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jun 2019, 11:44
Replies: 807
Views: 524,156
Posted By Spunk

They are ASKING 1.5 million $.

They are ASKING 1.5 million $.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jun 2019, 19:32
Replies: 15
Views: 3,251
Posted By Spunk

Thanks for your replies. So I guess it‘s: ...

Thanks for your replies. So I guess it‘s:

Renew FAA medical
biannual
FAA IFR written test
FAA IFR training
FAA IFR checkride
Gain some IFR experience
ATPL(H) checkride
Forum: Rotorheads
29th May 2019, 15:13
Replies: 15
Views: 3,251
Posted By Spunk

FAA ATPL(H) IFR

What would be the fastest way to receive a FAA ATPL(H) incl. IFR rating in order to be eligible to fly an N-registered twin-engined helicopter </= 3175 kg MTOM ?

Experience:
FAA CPL(H) (medical...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th May 2019, 20:04
Replies: 22
Views: 5,611
Posted By Spunk

I disagree: 3 miles of ground visibility equals @...

I disagree: 3 miles of ground visibility equals @ 1,5 miles of flight visibility. This paired with a ceiling of 400 ft over water is pretty risky and challenging for any „VFR only“ pilot.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th May 2019, 19:55
Replies: 58
Views: 24,134
Posted By Spunk

Lousy approach in the first place not to mention...

Lousy approach in the first place not to mention that he didn’t learn from his first attempt. A L4 with no pax can definitely handle more wind than that.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd May 2019, 18:34
Replies: 30
Views: 12,125
Posted By Spunk

So there are actually „Greenies“ in the US...

So there are actually „Greenies“ in the US Congress?:E
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Apr 2019, 16:22
Replies: 1,480
Views: 1,545,978
Posted By Spunk

Back to the subject. There is still nothing wrong...

Back to the subject. There is still nothing wrong with the fenestron. It‘s the guy on the pedals causing the problem (or the unexperienced instructor next to him).
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Apr 2019, 15:31
Replies: 1,480
Views: 1,545,978
Posted By Spunk

maybe cause Babcock (or Heli Aviation at that...

maybe cause Babcock (or Heli Aviation at that time) had some shares in NHC:rolleyes:
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Apr 2019, 14:09
Replies: 1,480
Views: 1,545,978
Posted By Spunk

Helitransair?

Helitransair?
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Apr 2019, 12:35
Replies: 8
Views: 2,120
Posted By Spunk

Flying the 407, I‘ve never had any issues. Iphone...

Flying the 407, I‘ve never had any issues. Iphone - Bluetooth - Bose works just fine on the „conventional“ 407 as well as the GXP. Ohh, and the Fadec works fine as well :)
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Apr 2019, 14:31
Replies: 807
Views: 524,156
Posted By Spunk

says the boy with a Robinson acronym. :E

says the boy with a Robinson acronym. :E
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