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Forum: Rotorheads
21st Sep 2019, 20:31
Replies: 20
Views: 2,763
Posted By RVDT

Not so - the master list is part of the avionics...

Not so - the master list is part of the avionics and is digital with possible failings. When it all turns to crap the warning panel is all you have left for all the really important stuff!

There...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Sep 2019, 04:17
Replies: 11
Views: 2,827
Posted By RVDT

H160 more likely as just a guess. The cab at...

H160 more likely as just a guess. The cab at least is made in guess where!

Noise levels will be an issue in the future if not already.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Sep 2019, 12:04
Replies: 37
Views: 8,400
Posted By RVDT

Even funnier AC it was a Bell 206 that you had...

Even funnier AC it was a Bell 206 that you had flown for quite a bit!

He was warned that he wasnít allowed to try and hover it upside down like his R/C version.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Sep 2019, 04:52
Replies: 37
Views: 8,400
Posted By RVDT

Experienced R/C helicopter pilots can fly a real...

Experienced R/C helicopter pilots can fly a real one straight up.

Seen it a few times. Piece of cake.
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2019, 17:01
Replies: 33
Views: 7,004
Posted By RVDT

I think you may find that the money comes from an...

I think you may find that the money comes from an excise tax on aviation.

It is a huge pot and the Federal Gummint would really like to get their mits on it for other uses but are not allowed to....
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2019, 16:39
Replies: 27
Views: 6,601
Posted By RVDT

Motoring the engine to cool it will do SFA wrt to...

Motoring the engine to cool it will do SFA wrt to coking and only promotes rim cracks as per the quoted CSL.

Change to a better oil - Mobil Jet II is marginal at best - works in some engines but...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jul 2019, 09:23
Replies: 10
Views: 2,676
Posted By RVDT

You can buy them direct off LORD as well who are...

You can buy them direct off LORD as well who are the original supplier to Bell for around USD 3600.00.

I am out of touch with the latest information but in days past you could claim for the unused...
20th Jul 2019, 18:20
Replies: 53
Views: 21,529
Posted By RVDT

Maybe the fact that no other aircraft was...

Maybe the fact that no other aircraft was involved and the wing outboard of the strut broke off?
20th Jul 2019, 06:00
Replies: 53
Views: 21,529
Posted By RVDT

EASA AD issued prohibiting all flights - EAD...

EASA AD issued prohibiting all flights - EAD 2019-0177-E GIPPSLAND: Prohibition of all Flights

CASA - well it's the weekend isn't it!
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jul 2019, 19:56
Replies: 50
Views: 21,484
Posted By RVDT

Sounds like the RPM recovered after they hit the...

Sounds like the RPM recovered after they hit the ground.

PT6T TCU at play?
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jul 2019, 18:20
Replies: 7
Views: 1,524
Posted By RVDT

Helicopters Italia Trento. They have a lot...

Helicopters Italia Trento.

They have a lot of 365 and 155 experience.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jul 2019, 10:11
Replies: 15
Views: 3,457
Posted By RVDT

A friend of mine does this all over Europe. ...

A friend of mine does this all over Europe.

He has used B3, MD500D/, 407, and currently with a Llama which is still the best machine.

B3 you cant see out of it.

MD500 no hot and high...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jun 2019, 06:29
Replies: 13
Views: 3,236
Posted By RVDT

Really? I didnít see that in the video. Must have...

Really? I didnít see that in the video. Must have missed something. Just watched it again. Didnít see ďsomeoneĒ.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jun 2019, 18:44
Replies: 17
Views: 2,733
Posted By RVDT

In our case you buy a quiet one (EC 135) and...

In our case you buy a quiet one (EC 135) and paint it the same colour as the local EMS machinery.

Do whatever you want, no issue.

No rocket science required!
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jun 2019, 16:23
Replies: 144
Views: 86,677
Posted By RVDT

If indeed he was heading to Linden - seems to be...

If indeed he was heading to Linden - seems to be a strange direction to go.

Out of 34th down the East River over the bridges to the Verrazano and then South and up the river to Linden.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Apr 2019, 20:01
Replies: 23
Views: 7,445
Posted By RVDT

Actually the "beanie" on most types smooth's out...

Actually the "beanie" on most types smooth's out the wake from the rotorhead which can cause aerodynamic vibrations. And sometimes it is just vanity!!
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Apr 2019, 14:17
Replies: 40
Views: 12,735
Posted By RVDT

Hard to work out whether that will make a...

Hard to work out whether that will make a difference - possibly knowing "what" went wrong possibly won't change the "why" it went wrong.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Apr 2019, 12:13
Replies: 127
Views: 75,030
Posted By RVDT

toptobottom, +1 About the only thing...

toptobottom,

+1

About the only thing that is plausible.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Apr 2019, 12:08
Replies: 16
Views: 2,956
Posted By RVDT

More than likely a Metro mod as just about every...

More than likely a Metro mod as just about every 135 delivered in the US was completed by them rather than AHI.
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Apr 2019, 15:40
Replies: 1
Views: 954
Posted By RVDT

Pity that it has not occurred to EASA as to how...

Pity that it has not occurred to EASA as to how relatively easy it could be.

Some private individual has to show them how.

Will they ever get it or change it? I seriously doubt it.

Too bad...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Apr 2019, 11:16
Replies: 1,480
Views: 1,553,753
Posted By RVDT

Some helicopters have pilots. The trick is not to...

Some helicopters have pilots. The trick is not to become a passenger!
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2019, 17:17
Replies: 127
Views: 75,030
Posted By RVDT

"LOW FUEL" is LOW FUEL. Triggered by a thermistor...

"LOW FUEL" is LOW FUEL. Triggered by a thermistor on the side of the fuel quantity transmitter. It is independent of the quantity system and part of the WARNING system. ~ 8-10 minutes remaining.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Apr 2019, 17:09
Replies: 127
Views: 75,030
Posted By RVDT

To correct the emphasis - All the...

To correct the emphasis -



All the remaining fuel was in the main tank.

My theory is that the POLIS know something as has been eluded to before - whether it comes out in the inquiry will be...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Apr 2019, 18:06
Replies: 19
Views: 3,535
Posted By RVDT

Root cause is not definitive yet in all cases of...

Root cause is not definitive yet in all cases of these failures there is evidence of what happened yet it is circumstantial.

Sometimes you need to read between the lines.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2019, 23:27
Replies: 13
Views: 2,075
Posted By RVDT

RocketRoute I have been using it for years...

RocketRoute

I have been using it for years now in about 30 different countries - helicopter and VFR. It is not USA centric like a lot of other offerings.

Web based & iOS & Android.

Works...
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