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Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jan 2019, 20:57
Replies: 111
Views: 66,726
Posted By dangermouse

Winnie firstly thanks for translating and posting...

Winnie firstly thanks for translating and posting the relevant bits for us non Norwegian speakers, and thanks Jim for translating the whole thing

secondly as I stated earlier with No 1 engine in...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jan 2019, 17:52
Replies: 111
Views: 66,726
Posted By dangermouse

On that 101 they would have had No1 engine in...

On that 101 they would have had No1 engine in Accessory drive and full flight control hydraulics available before the AFCS check or rotor start. The FRCs do not state that the AFCS check is 'before...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Nov 2018, 06:48
Replies: 66
Views: 6,407
Posted By dangermouse

Actually it's not

The rule is applicable to all phases of flight (you must be able to survive engine failures and safely fly into and in autorotation),

The second part (f) is specific in requiring satisfactory...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Nov 2018, 07:29
Replies: 66
Views: 6,407
Posted By dangermouse

Rather more to it than that

Starting with a clean sheet design you choose a target and and then see if you meet all the rules.

under JAA/CS there are the obvious handling and control margin ones, the roll authority and...
5th Jun 2018, 18:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,235
Posted By dangermouse

I suspect that test plan number is the...

I suspect that test plan number is the description of the tests to be carried out, and flight no. is the actual flight number that is flown to gather the data required by the test plan

DM
5th Jun 2018, 18:07
Replies: 52
Views: 8,992
Posted By dangermouse

AWACS for the carrier is already planned, it's...

AWACS for the carrier is already planned, it's called Merlin Mk2 ASAC (Crowsnest to you and me), COD can be done either by Merlin Mk4 or CH47...

personally I think there is more chance of me...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Dec 2017, 07:29
Replies: 111
Views: 66,726
Posted By dangermouse

I am sure those that need to know...know ...

I am sure those that need to know...know

those that don't will have to wait until a formal statement is made

(although Norwegian AW101s have been seen flying in Yeovil since the incident....)
...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Nov 2017, 18:55
Replies: 111
Views: 66,726
Posted By dangermouse

I think the RN view is that until you are...

I think the RN view is that until you are actually firmly on the deck it is better to not be attached to the ship at all!!

Surely an issue with the haul down is getting the aircraft to connect to...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Nov 2017, 07:35
Replies: 111
Views: 66,726
Posted By dangermouse

Nosewheel steering design requirements for 101...

Nosewheel steering design requirements for 101 (info for SASless)

The NWS system operates the way it does due to the RN requirement for the aircraft to be recovered into a ships hangar with no-one...
4th Oct 2017, 16:09
Replies: 46
Views: 10,409
Posted By dangermouse

There are no such things as an Army Wildcat and a...

There are no such things as an Army Wildcat and a Navy Wildcat, they are the same airframe fitted with role specific kit, any Army one can be turned into a Navy one and vice versa (unlike a Merlin...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Aug 2017, 16:25
Replies: 190
Views: 150,549
Posted By dangermouse

Boy, that is one UGLY looking helicopter DM

Boy, that is one UGLY looking helicopter

DM
29th Aug 2017, 16:23
Replies: 47
Views: 12,322
Posted By dangermouse

The Italian CSAR variant has a full day/night...

The Italian CSAR variant has a full day/night clearance behind the KC130J, I believe done with a joint LH and AMI team, so it cant be too difficult fro LH to extrapolate to a UK variant, especially...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Feb 2017, 15:49
Replies: 58
Views: 7,593
Posted By dangermouse

The 101 has an AAR capability, tested on a...

The 101 has an AAR capability, tested on a company machine in 2007 and fully qualified (including NVG ops) for the Italian airforce last year.

I guess the Canucks just have to ask (and pay) for...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Feb 2017, 14:02
Replies: 1,886
Views: 821,017
Posted By dangermouse

Ok, thanks for the clarification, I know on some...

Ok, thanks for the clarification, I know on some designs the Tq limiter is active AEO but not OEI so will limit the power and thus droop the rotor to a point at which it has been decided that if you...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Feb 2017, 03:55
Replies: 1,886
Views: 821,017
Posted By dangermouse

Well if the Tq limiter is for AEO ops, why not?...

Well if the Tq limiter is for AEO ops, why not? it will be there to prevent pilots abusing the operational ratings and subsequent maintenance/lifing issues, I assume that in an OEI condition it is...
18th Nov 2016, 14:55
Replies: 16
Views: 3,679
Posted By dangermouse

This isn't news at all, the Grauniad...

This isn't news at all, the Grauniad overestimates the value of the work actually done by GKN at Yeovil, they have no design input on the 159, they bash metal into the right shape and supply it to...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Oct 2016, 14:21
Replies: 1
Views: 2,357
Posted By dangermouse

understood to be GKN aerostructures not Leonardo...

understood to be GKN aerostructures not Leonardo Helicopters employees

They are based on the same site but work in different companies.

As UK wildcat deliveries are nearly over, not that...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2016, 14:52
Replies: 3
Views: 2,005
Posted By dangermouse

air ambulance? DM

air ambulance?

DM
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jul 2016, 23:11
Replies: 108
Views: 63,727
Posted By dangermouse

careful with your assumptions

FR24 shows groundspeed

A flight flown at Vne in IAS terms can give a completely different TAS or Groundspeed value depending on local ambient winds and density altitude.

There is no credible...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jul 2016, 10:19
Replies: 1,915
Views: 1,433,597
Posted By dangermouse

Well the 101,139 and 169 have 30 mins with no...

Well the 101,139 and 169 have 30 mins with no additional lube system and the 189 has 50 mins, so it does seem possible....

DM
Forum: Rotorheads
24th May 2016, 11:48
Replies: 21
Views: 6,526
Posted By dangermouse

No they havent'

coz that ain't a helicopter

lift/thrust compound rotorcraft maybe..

DM
Forum: Rotorheads
6th May 2016, 09:57
Replies: 29
Views: 10,268
Posted By dangermouse

Turtle Helicopters obviously!! DM

Turtle Helicopters obviously!!

DM
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Apr 2016, 07:22
Replies: 190
Views: 150,549
Posted By dangermouse

EAS, TAS or IAS? it doesn't say DM

EAS, TAS or IAS?

it doesn't say


DM
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Apr 2016, 12:42
Replies: 1
Views: 848
Posted By dangermouse

They don't exist as the SK 42C is a Military...

They don't exist as the SK 42C is a Military aircraft and is not required to be certified to CAT A

Ref Airfield performance better ask your Navy, they operate them

DM
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Mar 2016, 17:01
Replies: 41
Views: 13,354
Posted By dangermouse

remember this is a RUMOUR network!

so we are probably not getting anything like the full story. No doubt FH are on top of it, the appropriate specialists (none of whom are on this forum) will have the full picture

UK are still...
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