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Forum: Rotorheads
13th Sep 2019, 14:59
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By FLY 7

Thanks for those - will investigate.

Thanks for those - will investigate.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Sep 2019, 11:08
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By FLY 7

Helicopter Training (PPLH)- Central London

Friend wants to get his PPL(H), but has a busy lifestyle in Central London (S. Kensington, Little Venice).

What are the nearest recommended flying schools with sensible access by car...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2019, 11:17
Replies: 65
Views: 16,694
Posted By FLY 7

The site above might be in the right vicinity,...

The site above might be in the right vicinity, but doesn't look recognisable from the video and pictures, which look much more like a small enclosed garden
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Aug 2019, 22:14
Replies: 65
Views: 16,694
Posted By FLY 7

I'd be interested to see that landing site on...

I'd be interested to see that landing site on Google Earth.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Apr 2019, 15:55
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By FLY 7

You probably also need to be more specific about...

You probably also need to be more specific about what you are looking for - model, budget, location...…
There will be people who have, or know of, helicopters that aren't being advertised but might...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Mar 2019, 15:16
Replies: 37
Views: 16,722
Posted By FLY 7

. Very sad news Is that the first fatal...

.
Very sad news

Is that the first fatal accident involving the new jet ranger ?
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Dec 2018, 22:52
Replies: 17
Views: 4,283
Posted By FLY 7

The one above has a striking new colour scheme ...

The one above has a striking new colour scheme
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1738x1150/enstrom_resize_4b2027dd8d82d28dfeaacc260cce6879539d531c.jpg
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Dec 2018, 23:07
Replies: 17
Views: 4,283
Posted By FLY 7

Congratulations on the purchase. I can only...

Congratulations on the purchase. I can only reiterate what I've said before. We've had one for 8 years/800 hrs and it's hard to fault.
I run one without blade tape - requires some extra maintenance...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jul 2018, 21:00
Replies: 75
Views: 20,396
Posted By FLY 7

See here ...

See here

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=chuck+red+bull+helicopter+modifications+you+tube&view=detail&mid=E9AF3399AF4DCC3E2ABAE9AF3399AF4DCC3E2ABA&FORM=VIRE
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jul 2018, 19:07
Replies: 201
Views: 25,521
Posted By FLY 7

No, probably Tom Cruise

No, probably Tom Cruise
Forum: Rotorheads
17th May 2018, 09:10
Replies: 20
Views: 4,806
Posted By FLY 7

Brilliant little helicopters, the 300'C's -...

Brilliant little helicopters, the 300'C's - proper fully articulated 3-blade rotorhead, powerful engine with plenty of tail rotor authority, nice control systems, and a reassuringly robust...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th May 2018, 09:26
Replies: 16
Views: 2,078
Posted By FLY 7

Blade tape also hampers performance.

Blade tape also hampers performance.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Mar 2018, 23:33
Replies: 615
Views: 216,711
Posted By FLY 7

Not quite. Look up and you'll see a fully...

Not quite. Look up and you'll see a fully articulated 3-blade rotorhead.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Feb 2018, 23:36
Replies: 806
Views: 531,858
Posted By FLY 7

No 2 min cool down ;) Still think the skids...

No 2 min cool down ;)

Still think the skids are too small.
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Feb 2018, 10:12
Replies: 421
Views: 159,039
Posted By FLY 7

I'd definitely recommend getting your PPL (H) as...

I'd definitely recommend getting your PPL (H) as a starting point. That in itself will teach you a lot. Although, don't expect it to be done in the 40 hrs. Enjoy the learning process but expect 60-80...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jan 2018, 16:27
Replies: 24
Views: 6,771
Posted By FLY 7

Also true.

Also true.
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jan 2018, 22:34
Replies: 24
Views: 6,771
Posted By FLY 7

Learnt to fly on the 'C' and owned two. ...

Learnt to fly on the 'C' and owned two.

Compromises on speed and storage space (although side baskets helpful), but a brilliant little helicopter with a sophisticated rotorhead, great handling,...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Dec 2017, 09:04
Replies: 806
Views: 531,858
Posted By FLY 7

Why are the skids so small ?

Why are the skids so small ?
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Nov 2017, 23:11
Replies: 99
Views: 11,963
Posted By FLY 7

Flying with Air Zermatt in the Alps, albeit as a...

Flying with Air Zermatt in the Alps, albeit as a pax. Stunning scenery and the helicopter in its element.
Thanks for the generous gesture, love these calendars.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Nov 2017, 14:50
Replies: 270
Views: 182,196
Posted By FLY 7

Do the, so called, hi-viz markings on rotorblades...

Do the, so called, hi-viz markings on rotorblades significantly improve 'conspicuity'?
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2017, 08:53
Replies: 24
Views: 3,740
Posted By FLY 7

Yes, I was wondering what the guide cost would be...

Yes, I was wondering what the guide cost would be for a light single turbine.
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Nov 2017, 00:08
Replies: 24
Views: 3,740
Posted By FLY 7

Anyone Used Pulselite on a Helicopter ?

Saw this and, of course, anything that improves safety and reduces bird strikes or near misses must be a good thing.

https://www.preciseflight.com/rotorcraft/shop/pulselite-rotorcraft/
...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Oct 2017, 09:02
Replies: 17
Views: 2,899
Posted By FLY 7

My rough rule of thumb is that private ownership...

My rough rule of thumb is that private ownership becomes viable at closer to 100+ hrs pa - which I also think should be a good annual target for newly qualified PPLs, to really learn, improve and...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Sep 2017, 15:09
Replies: 93
Views: 25,528
Posted By FLY 7

Apparently Prince Harry Can't Fly a Helicopter

Labour MP defends Prince Harry helicopter comments - BBC News (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41411889)

" I've been told that's an absolute fact that somebody sits beside him and drives the...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2017, 09:10
Replies: 23
Views: 4,659
Posted By FLY 7

Joking aside, surely it will be a long time...

Joking aside, surely it will be a long time before any R66 hits 4,000 hrs?

They've only been in service for a relatively short period and I doubt if many, if any, have even hit 2,000 hrs.
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