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Forum: Rotorheads
1st Sep 2019, 07:17
Replies: 68
Views: 41,610
Posted By DonQuixote23

Could we perhaps be a little more respectful,...

Could we perhaps be a little more respectful, hours after the accident?
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2019, 18:32
Replies: 24
Views: 10,714
Posted By DonQuixote23

Absolutely. I was just talking about the minimum...

Absolutely. I was just talking about the minimum requirements.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2019, 13:17
Replies: 24
Views: 10,714
Posted By DonQuixote23

800 hours required in Norway. In the UK...

800 hours required in Norway.

In the UK less, with some getting hired more or less straight from school.

Starting salary is not bad at all!
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2019, 20:43
Replies: 24
Views: 10,714
Posted By DonQuixote23

For the UK it used to be that you had to have ME...

For the UK it used to be that you had to have ME IR but now it has changed. Bristow Im sure about but I think the others too are ok with SE IR. In Norway SE IR is fine. Places to get said rating -...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Aug 2019, 11:45
Replies: 55
Views: 18,445
Posted By DonQuixote23

Another few years have gone by. I left the...

Another few years have gone by. I left the onshore/as350 job last summer as it was very difficult to combine with having a family (our daughter was born in 2016). To much time away and you never knew...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Mar 2019, 10:42
Replies: 13
Views: 2,456
Posted By DonQuixote23

Someone I know went there the last time and later...

Someone I know went there the last time and later got called to an interview. He held an IR but it was expired. So yes, I believe it is well worth it to attend.
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Feb 2019, 07:06
Replies: 22
Views: 8,197
Posted By DonQuixote23

I find the bubble window to be completely...

I find the bubble window to be completely useless, and it fogs up like mad in the winter. Regarding the floor window, the bigger the better. With the small one and a helmet on it can be a struggle to...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jan 2019, 21:16
Replies: 11
Views: 1,777
Posted By DonQuixote23

I moved my license from the UK to Sweden and I am...

I moved my license from the UK to Sweden and I am very happy with the decision. They tend to answer emails within 10 minutes compared to 2-3 month or not at all, and I have had zero issues.
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Dec 2018, 13:48
Replies: 829
Views: 563,530
Posted By DonQuixote23

After I have now been given the oportunity to see...

After I have now been given the oportunity to see it live and crawl around inside it for a while, I must say that looks are no longer a problem. It certainly looks much better in real life than in...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jun 2018, 08:39
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By DonQuixote23

It certainly sounds like this was not done. How...

It certainly sounds like this was not done. How did it behave on shutdown? Did the Nr and Nf split then?
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd May 2018, 14:55
Replies: 1
Views: 1,374
Posted By DonQuixote23

Is the machine out of Hillsboro flight school?...

Is the machine out of Hillsboro flight school? Does anyone have an update on the condition of the pilot?
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Dec 2017, 10:12
Replies: 2
Views: 1,446
Posted By DonQuixote23

Color code AS350 interior?

I'm looking for the name/code of the grey color of AS350 B3 interior (doors/ceiling). Anyone who knows or who could point me in the right direction? There are at least fifty shades of grey to choose...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Nov 2017, 10:07
Replies: 26
Views: 12,150
Posted By DonQuixote23

I left BA in 2015 and at that time it was still...

I left BA in 2015 and at that time it was still buzzing with activity. Really sad to see how it went downhill from there. I had a great 2.5 years in Titusville. Hopefully he new owners will make...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Oct 2017, 19:51
Replies: 5,651
Views: 3,235,502
Posted By DonQuixote23

I recall the PoH saying something about 23,000ft...

I recall the PoH saying something about 23,000ft max alt... ;)
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jul 2017, 09:44
Replies: 23
Views: 3,538
Posted By DonQuixote23

Worst I've seen (heard) is Edge of Tomorrow where...

Worst I've seen (heard) is Edge of Tomorrow where they start up an old Schweizer 300 and apparently this one has a turbine...
...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jan 2017, 16:17
Replies: 3
Views: 1,491
Posted By DonQuixote23

Considering how many 350s are used for external...

Considering how many 350s are used for external load work, it should have looked like that from the start.
Very nice kit!
Forum: Rotorheads
8th May 2016, 13:24
Replies: 50
Views: 10,357
Posted By DonQuixote23

With a constant collective setting you should...

With a constant collective setting you should experience a decrease in torque as airspeed increases as total rotor drag decreases with speed, in addition to less pedal needed. So what you are...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Feb 2016, 11:22
Replies: 35
Views: 10,707
Posted By DonQuixote23

I was tempted to buy at 20. Even more so now :)

I was tempted to buy at 20. Even more so now :)
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Feb 2016, 08:51
Replies: 35
Views: 10,707
Posted By DonQuixote23

Bristow stock is not doing too well either

Down 50% in a week and now around 11$.
Is this all due to the shaky stock market in general combined with the oil price, or what are the causes for it to drop like this?
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Feb 2016, 09:17
Replies: 862
Views: 734,760
Posted By DonQuixote23

The stock price is now getting close to one...

The stock price is now getting close to one dollar (equivalent to 3 cent before the split)... One threehundreth of the value of a year and a bit ago. :ouch:
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jan 2016, 13:08
Replies: 124
Views: 68,610
Posted By DonQuixote23

And the Swedish government is fully funding the...

And the Swedish government is fully funding the training of 30 CPL(h) per year in order to counter the lack of helicopter pilots, that is so severe that it is of national concern (apparently)...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jan 2016, 07:04
Replies: 17
Views: 3,293
Posted By DonQuixote23

"One thing that makes quad-copters safer than...

"One thing that makes quad-copters safer than helicopters are its numerous propellers, Xiong said. Even if three of the four arms have their six propellers disabled, the final arm's working...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jan 2016, 08:39
Replies: 153
Views: 160,246
Posted By DonQuixote23

Heli-Team AS Vacant position - Helicopter pilot -...

Heli-Team AS Vacant position - Helicopter pilot - Heli-Team AS (http://heliteam.no/en/vacancy_pilot/)


Certificate EASA CPL-H
Type rating AS 350 series
Helicopter experience 1000 hrs. (sling...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jan 2016, 08:25
Replies: 11
Views: 2,607
Posted By DonQuixote23

Paul - with the TR in flat pitch, when you get an...

Paul - with the TR in flat pitch, when you get an angle of yaw then the TR is getting an amount of induced airflow and hence angle of attack and the TR is producing thrust again (similar to the main...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jan 2016, 13:43
Replies: 11
Views: 2,607
Posted By DonQuixote23

There are many types of TR failures but I suppose...

There are many types of TR failures but I suppose you mean loss of drive or failure of the actual tail rotor.
The Engine and rotor rpm needles will NOT split if you have a failure like these (unless...
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