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Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jan 2020, 15:17
Replies: 756
Views: 788,404
Posted By Old Age Pilot

Yes I can see it from that angle too. It just...

Yes I can see it from that angle too. It just seemed off to mention during that particular briefing.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jan 2020, 14:22
Replies: 756
Views: 788,404
Posted By Old Age Pilot

I feel the same. The narrative of the NTSB is "we...

I feel the same. The narrative of the NTSB is "we cannot answer any speculative questions, we can only deal with known facts - and we know nothing at this stage", yet there is this apparent snipe at...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jul 2019, 13:05
Replies: 16
Views: 5,029
Posted By Old Age Pilot

I'm sure Arena are well pleased they have their...

I'm sure Arena are well pleased they have their aircraft at the top of this article!
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Dec 2018, 12:06
Replies: 617
Views: 140,010
Posted By Old Age Pilot

Actually I have noticed this too. It's caused me...

Actually I have noticed this too. It's caused me to get lost in a thread while trying to pick up where I last read from. But as the management says; it's all lies, nothing to see here, move along ;)...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jul 2018, 13:21
Replies: 16
Views: 3,237
Posted By Old Age Pilot

Also, none of them seem to have wheels.

Also, none of them seem to have wheels.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jul 2018, 20:35
Replies: 201
Views: 26,691
Posted By Old Age Pilot

:D Pretty much sums up the crux of this...

:D

Pretty much sums up the crux of this argument
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jun 2018, 12:08
Replies: 125
Views: 17,227
Posted By Old Age Pilot

As for going down: oh dear :bored: And...

As for going down: oh dear :bored:



And what is the long term outcome of this presumably ongoing gradual descent into the unknown murk? It just to gently plop onto a soft lawn that just so...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jun 2018, 11:46
Replies: 125
Views: 17,227
Posted By Old Age Pilot

I was always taught: "If you enter the crap and...

I was always taught: "If you enter the crap and you cannot see, do a 180 and go back to the clear weather you from which you just came"

While going up is wise from an obstacle point of view, VFR...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Dec 2017, 17:17
Replies: 2,564
Views: 2,285,054
Posted By Old Age Pilot

What actually happened to Savoia? I always...

What actually happened to Savoia? I always thought he seemed like a very unlikely candidate for getting banned.

He seemed like a decent, knowledgeable person with seemingly well thought out posts....
24th Nov 2017, 21:51
Replies: 565
Views: 406,911
Posted By Old Age Pilot

Tug vehicle collides with passenger plane at Glasgow Airport

BBC reporting:

Tug vehicle collides with passenger plane at Glasgow Airporthttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-42118884
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Oct 2017, 13:45
Replies: 10
Views: 2,467
Posted By Old Age Pilot

Surely, a pilot without controls is a passenger.

Surely, a pilot without controls is a passenger.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2017, 11:06
Replies: 29
Views: 15,016
Posted By Old Age Pilot

Thanks, CB. It must've been one of those urban...

Thanks, CB. It must've been one of those urban myths I managed to pick up on over the years!

And to FH1100 Pilot, that is a truly awful thing to have witnessed. I'm sure I speak for many of us...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2017, 11:39
Replies: 29
Views: 15,016
Posted By Old Age Pilot

Didn't a Pan-Am Westland 30 fall off the roof of...

Didn't a Pan-Am Westland 30 fall off the roof of a building in NYC?
Forum: Rotorheads
26th May 2017, 14:28
Replies: 53
Views: 22,822
Posted By Old Age Pilot

I think you're missing the joke here, Thracian ;)

I think you're missing the joke here, Thracian ;)
Forum: Rotorheads
19th May 2017, 15:24
Replies: 156
Views: 85,587
Posted By Old Age Pilot

Surely the whole reason for ditching here is due...

Surely the whole reason for ditching here is due to the fact that the rotors were damaged to the point that the aircraft was becoming rapidly uncontrollable?

The reason "Q does not seem to have...
12th May 2017, 08:55
Replies: 23
Views: 6,474
Posted By Old Age Pilot

Which station would that be? The nearest station...

Which station would that be? The nearest station I know is Orpington, which is definitely not five minutes away, unless you intend to get a helicopter shuttle! Fifteen minutes at the very least by...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jun 2015, 13:18
Replies: 43
Views: 10,426
Posted By Old Age Pilot

Quite right, AC I think the OP's initial...

Quite right, AC

I think the OP's initial message referred to the issue of having to modulate throttle in the event of a hot start, or something to that effect, which refers to the CECO system. Of...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jun 2015, 16:15
Replies: 43
Views: 10,426
Posted By Old Age Pilot

First Finger - Idle detent Middle Finger -...

First Finger - Idle detent
Middle Finger - Starter
Left hand - Throttle

Is exactly how I was taught.

I can't see the logic in using your left thumb for both the detent button AND use the same...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Nov 2014, 09:22
Replies: 87
Views: 14,006
Posted By Old Age Pilot

PrivtPilotRadarTech

I've never been able to really understand where these people come from or indeed, why they get hooked on a particular story and get so wound up about it.

There's a few names on here that clearly...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Nov 2014, 09:10
Replies: 14
Views: 3,547
Posted By Old Age Pilot

FED, What was the purpose of posting the...

FED,

What was the purpose of posting the wikipedia link? To show that terminus mos had a fair point? :}
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Sep 2014, 13:31
Replies: 1,217
Views: 671,835
Posted By Old Age Pilot

Or 'sarcastic'

Or 'sarcastic'
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Sep 2014, 08:42
Replies: 45
Views: 32,575
Posted By Old Age Pilot

BBC News - Two dead in Flamborough coast...

BBC News - Two dead in Flamborough coast helicopter crash (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-29227193)

How can it be so hard for these people to get right?
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Aug 2014, 15:26
Replies: 17
Views: 4,923
Posted By Old Age Pilot

Seriously? Pick up the phone and talk to the...

Seriously?

Pick up the phone and talk to the actual people who sell them.

Given the fact that one of the actual people who actually sells them has already posted on here, I would say there's a...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Apr 2014, 12:28
Replies: 31
Views: 7,346
Posted By Old Age Pilot

Angel TC, I do believe you may have just killed...

TC,

I do believe you may have just killed this thread off :)
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Apr 2014, 19:29
Replies: 40
Views: 7,241
Posted By Old Age Pilot

There will always be an argument in an argument,...

There will always be an argument in an argument, so to speak.

But what surprises me, is the often non-recognition of the 'Lost In Translation' aspect of written word. I'm a firm believer that you...
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