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Forum: Rotorheads
27th Apr 2021, 02:37
Replies: 30
Views: 11,012
Posted By rrekn

Photos from the repainters facebook page ...

Photos from the repainters facebook page

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/174805926_4555172471166023_3388132815083727567_n_4c66ecae5733be76a433dc4a2c4a485cb2709d0e.jpg...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Apr 2021, 10:53
Replies: 33
Views: 5,464
Posted By rrekn

You sure they are AW189s? Sounds more like AW139...

You sure they are AW189s? Sounds more like AW139 pricing which would make sense for the East Coast bases...
...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Apr 2021, 06:00
Replies: 13
Views: 2,321
Posted By rrekn

They are EC145s (BK117 C-2s), early models too.

They are EC145s (BK117 C-2s), early models too.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Apr 2021, 04:55
Replies: 0
Views: 935
Posted By rrekn

Royal Flying Doctor to add Helicopters

Looks like RFDS Western Operations will add two helicopters to their fleet this year for interhopsital transfers.

From the graphic, appear to be EC145s?
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Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2021, 10:34
Replies: 14
Views: 1,612
Posted By rrekn

Integrated pilot/static tubes are very common in...

Integrated pilot/static tubes are very common in many types including fixed-wings, the AW139 & AW189. There shouldn't be any issue with the altitude or airspeed measurements with using these against...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Mar 2021, 22:04
Replies: 196
Views: 54,225
Posted By rrekn

Australian fleet is 10 machines: 2 x EC175B ...

Australian fleet is 10 machines:

2 x EC175B
2 x S-92A
6 x AW139s
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jan 2021, 05:49
Replies: 37
Views: 16,199
Posted By rrekn

Nope, they'll need the complete the contact. This...

Nope, they'll need the complete the contact. This is an ex-CHC machine.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jan 2021, 06:26
Replies: 37
Views: 16,199
Posted By rrekn

Looks like they moved AW139 VH-PXF to Warrnambool...

Looks like they moved AW139 VH-PXF to Warrnambool over the weekend, pictured below in the Babcock SAR livery landing in Adelaide.
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Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2020, 00:51
Replies: 37
Views: 16,199
Posted By rrekn

Babcock...

Babcock...
8th Dec 2020, 09:42
Replies: 53
Views: 32,575
Posted By rrekn

Maybe after the EA-18 incident, they were told to...

Maybe after the EA-18 incident, they were told to punch out at first sign of any issues?
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Nov 2020, 09:20
Replies: 30
Views: 11,012
Posted By rrekn

Heard that Toll are the front runner for this......

Heard that Toll are the front runner for this... where are they getting machines from?
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Nov 2020, 21:19
Replies: 30
Views: 11,012
Posted By rrekn

Another article hinting to a further purchase...

Another article hinting to a further purchase beyond the 'interim' capibilty. More AW139s or perhaps something larger?

A high-level Defence official told ABC Investigations the ADF was considering...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Oct 2020, 13:55
Replies: 5
Views: 1,217
Posted By rrekn

Design life for the F-35 is only 8,000 hours......

Design life for the F-35 is only 8,000 hours... So an average life of 5,215 hours is on par for Military work
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Oct 2020, 06:12
Replies: 30
Views: 11,012
Posted By rrekn

Bit more info...

Bit more info out...https://adbr.com.au/army-seeking-interim-helicopter-capability/...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2020, 01:34
Replies: 97
Views: 31,291
Posted By rrekn

I love it when they say that a move will 'create'...

I love it when they say that a move will 'create' jobs... Not counting the ones that will be made redundant at the old location.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Aug 2020, 08:42
Replies: 30
Views: 11,012
Posted By rrekn

Careful w_ocker, that sounds like logic...

Careful w_ocker, that sounds like logic...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2020, 10:11
Replies: 30
Views: 11,012
Posted By rrekn

Aus Army AW139s

Just heard from a refueler that the Aussie Army has put out a tender for AW139s? Are they going to be armed?
Forum: Rotorheads
27th May 2020, 01:15
Replies: 41
Views: 8,459
Posted By rrekn

I hear they have now implemented a new procedure...

I hear they have now implemented a new procedure to have 3 crew members confirm if the door is locked.

To be sure, to be sure, to be sure.
Forum: Rotorheads
8th May 2020, 09:40
Replies: 3
Views: 1,972
Posted By rrekn

Sorry Gents, should have been clearer. Is...

Sorry Gents, should have been clearer.

Is this a lease from Lifeflight or are Lifeflight setting up in Tas?
Forum: Rotorheads
5th May 2020, 02:06
Replies: 3
Views: 1,972
Posted By rrekn

Ambulance Tasmania HEMS B412

Tassie now has a HEMS 412. Looks like a Lifeflight machine, anyone know the details?https://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/6741906/ambulance-tasmania-adds-helicopter-to-air-fleet/...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Feb 2020, 05:42
Replies: 33
Views: 7,671
Posted By rrekn

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/551x456/s_66_x_5_9c29fcd942b42de53f938a5759cd3ee15bb1430b.jpg

More details available at: https://www.sikorskyarchives.com/S-66%20AAFSS.php
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jan 2020, 09:53
Replies: 9
Views: 2,447
Posted By rrekn

HAI 2020

So, who's been lucky enough to attend this year and can play PPRuNe Rotorhead Reporter for us?
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jan 2020, 23:23
Replies: 26
Views: 7,672
Posted By rrekn

The EC135 has won many similar training contracts...

The EC135 has won many similar training contracts (UK, Germany, Australia) due to the fact it's a twin, but that also brings increased costs (and complexities for a student pilot), I think the...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jan 2020, 03:08
Replies: 26
Views: 7,672
Posted By rrekn

Drop-bear perhaps?

Drop-bear perhaps?
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jan 2020, 10:41
Replies: 26
Views: 7,672
Posted By rrekn

A wonder what they will name it? Koala may be...

A wonder what they will name it? Koala may be un-bearable...
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