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Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Nov 2022, 03:51
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By LRP

Don't know that it's ever happened while landing.

Don't know that it's ever happened while landing.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Oct 2022, 19:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,351
Posted By LRP

That is correct. The FADEC C/W lights have...

That is correct. The FADEC C/W lights have multiple faults that will turn them on. If you look in the Manufacturers Data there is a matrix showing the various faults with associated lights. ...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Oct 2022, 19:17
Replies: 20
Views: 1,351
Posted By LRP

That explains it. If a loss of airframe power...

That explains it. If a loss of airframe power triggers a RESTART FAULT light, then the 'Note" makes perfect sense. There are other faults that may trigger the light but the note would seem prudent...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Oct 2022, 18:57
Replies: 20
Views: 1,351
Posted By LRP

I'm pretty sure you will get a FADEC FAULT light,...

I'm pretty sure you will get a FADEC FAULT light, the question is will you get a RESTART FAULT light also when you perform the test. If you do, it would explain why the "note" is included for the...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Oct 2022, 18:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,351
Posted By LRP

You can lose airframe power with the batt/gen on,...

You can lose airframe power with the batt/gen on, it's just a circuit going to the FADEC. It also would not be the first time BELL misplaced a "note" in a procedure.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Oct 2022, 18:15
Replies: 20
Views: 1,351
Posted By LRP

It's been a while, but I believe that while a...

It's been a while, but I believe that while a loss of airframe power to the FADEC will trigger a FADEC FAULT light, it might also trigger a RESTART fault. A loss of airframe power would be the only...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2022, 00:00
Replies: 35
Views: 5,282
Posted By LRP

Another possibility...

Another possibility...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Oct 2022, 22:28
Replies: 5
Views: 1,198
Posted By LRP

I noticed that they are at sea level.

I noticed that they are at sea level.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Oct 2022, 00:35
Replies: 18
Views: 2,987
Posted By LRP

Which is why the seats were not included in the...

Which is why the seats were not included in the V-22.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Oct 2022, 23:05
Replies: 48
Views: 8,465
Posted By LRP

Not sure about the LTE part but that was sure...

Not sure about the LTE part but that was sure some fancy flying.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Aug 2022, 04:59
Replies: 4
Views: 1,208
Posted By LRP

I'm thinking "Dancing Homer" wishes he had...

I'm thinking "Dancing Homer" wishes he had restrained himself. It had absolutely nothing to do with the incident, just really bad timing.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2022, 18:28
Replies: 79
Views: 7,191
Posted By LRP

Good, practical answers to helicopter...

Good, practical answers to helicopter aerodynamics....Ray Prouty.
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jul 2022, 04:50
Replies: 35
Views: 7,561
Posted By LRP

You are correct, NOE has been around since the...

You are correct, NOE has been around since the mid-70's. Calling it NAP has not.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jul 2022, 00:16
Replies: 35
Views: 7,561
Posted By LRP

The UH-1 series Operator Manuals (-10) require a...

The UH-1 series Operator Manuals (-10) require a minimum crew of one pilot in the right seat. I don't know if there is a left seat conversion for the UH-1B but from the video it appears that it is...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jun 2022, 05:22
Replies: 6
Views: 2,008
Posted By LRP

Sad. The Lama was a great mountain machine, good...

Sad. The Lama was a great mountain machine, good memories.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jun 2022, 16:59
Replies: 4
Views: 1,249
Posted By LRP

yep, start pac.

yep, start pac.
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jun 2022, 02:16
Replies: 10
Views: 2,358
Posted By LRP

The tail rotor is more efficient if it is turning...

The tail rotor is more efficient if it is turning in the opposite direction of the main rotor tip vortex. The earlier designs did not take that into effect. Bell flopped the T/R on the 212/UH-1N so...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd May 2022, 22:59
Replies: 26
Views: 3,965
Posted By LRP

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/20220522_190651_cef342b67d7c0911dda20b1105f00f7650f9a50f.jpg
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd May 2022, 23:30
Replies: 26
Views: 3,965
Posted By LRP

1 seat (actually a half seat) directly behind the...

1 seat (actually a half seat) directly behind the litter, and 1 or 2 on the far right. Usually the 3rd seat (numbered right to left) is removed and replaced by a rack or pockets for pumps and med...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd May 2022, 01:58
Replies: 14
Views: 1,397
Posted By LRP

Air Methods has a ton of AStars and 407's. Be...

Air Methods has a ton of AStars and 407's. Be interesting to see how the system handles hydraulic and FADEC failures.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st May 2022, 22:03
Replies: 26
Views: 3,965
Posted By LRP

Some operators leave the middle seat in, some...

Some operators leave the middle seat in, some don't. Very tight.
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Apr 2022, 21:28
Replies: 39
Views: 7,234
Posted By LRP

"We" don't know anything factual, as I said "word...

"We" don't know anything factual, as I said "word on the street". Take that for what you may.
I will say that the Virginia State Police had a similar occurrence in a B407 about 5 years ago...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Apr 2022, 17:40
Replies: 39
Views: 7,234
Posted By LRP

Word on the street is VRS training with a Bell...

Word on the street is VRS training with a Bell IP.

YMMV
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jan 2022, 22:50
Replies: 64
Views: 12,833
Posted By LRP

Looks like 1G to me. ...

Looks like 1G to me.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2-9BL7sllk
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jan 2022, 03:54
Replies: 64
Views: 12,833
Posted By LRP

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/370x480/a1_4149370858078102800f0438b714da123b26e1a5.jpg

You can roll anything...just sayin'.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Oct 2021, 21:48
Replies: 30
Views: 6,762
Posted By LRP

Nice looking Huey. My point was the UH-1D has a...

Nice looking Huey. My point was the UH-1D has a nose mounted pitot tube, T-53 L-11 engine. UH-1H has a roof mounted pitot and a T53 L-13. The D's that were converted to H retained the nose mounted...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Oct 2021, 14:04
Replies: 30
Views: 6,762
Posted By LRP

UH-1D? Does it still have an L-11 engine? Looks...

UH-1D? Does it still have an L-11 engine? Looks like the pitot tube is on the roof.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Sep 2021, 03:51
Replies: 21
Views: 2,831
Posted By LRP

Yes, they are the aircraft (cockpit light) STC's....

Yes, they are the aircraft (cockpit light) STC's. As far as I know they are the only ones required to be in the RFM. I'm not aware of any other STC's necessary for NVG ops. The OPSPEC (A050) and...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Sep 2021, 01:32
Replies: 21
Views: 2,831
Posted By LRP

The 407 STC's (ASU & REBTECH) make no mention of...

The 407 STC's (ASU & REBTECH) make no mention of IMC limitations.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Feb 2021, 02:50
Replies: 64
Views: 16,507
Posted By LRP

Just in...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/300x300/mars_e948f1f864180b48642a26121666b9c57759f603.jpg
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Dec 2020, 03:31
Replies: 2
Views: 1,247
Posted By LRP

FAA approved the Pfizer vaccine for holders of...

FAA approved the Pfizer vaccine for holders of FAA issued medical certificates performing safety-sensitive aviation functions, they must observe a 48 hour waiting period after each dose.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Nov 2020, 22:27
Replies: 34
Views: 5,508
Posted By LRP

Should be in the RFM/Operators Manual. All of...

Should be in the RFM/Operators Manual. All of the teetering systems I have flown have had a +.5g limitation.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Oct 2020, 17:58
Replies: 49
Views: 10,549
Posted By LRP

You are correct sir. Air Ambulance (apples) vs...

You are correct sir. Air Ambulance (apples) vs Air Rescue (Pears). Risk acceptable for an Air Ambulance flight is no different than that for any air taxi (FAR Pt. 135) flight in the U.S. We're not...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Oct 2020, 02:33
Replies: 5
Views: 1,398
Posted By LRP

All 179 aircraft weren't delivered in 1986.

All 179 aircraft weren't delivered in 1986.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Oct 2020, 23:55
Replies: 45
Views: 9,810
Posted By LRP

All of the above. Some designs have a mast tilt,...

All of the above. Some designs have a mast tilt, some have rigging solutions. The Bell 407 has a mast tilt and an interconnected linkage that couple fore and aft cyclic with lateral input. These...
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