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Forum: Rotorheads
18th Dec 2013, 19:49
Replies: 131
Views: 41,042
Posted By Savoia

New helicopter route trialed in India ...

New helicopter route trialed in India



Chopper lands at Balurghat (http://www.telegraphindia.com/1131213/jsp/siliguri/story_17675606.jsp#.UrIIJtIW0nk)
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Dec 2013, 19:45
Replies: 43
Views: 38,199
Posted By Savoia

BP makes ‘significant’ Gulf of Mexico find after...

BP makes ‘significant’ Gulf of Mexico find after most successful exploration year in a decade



BP makes 'significant' Gulf of Mexico find after most successful exploration year in a decade |...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Dec 2013, 17:25
Replies: 2,588
Views: 2,561,698
Posted By Savoia

It pleases me to introduce a new photographer to...

It pleases me to introduce a new photographer to Nostalgia .. Tony Maris.

Tony served with the Fleet Air Arm from 1962-1971 where one of his assignments was aerial photography (mainly from...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Dec 2013, 15:56
Replies: 1
Views: 2,056
Posted By Savoia

Heliportugal Aircraft Down: Vale de Água, Monchique

BREAKING NEWS: One dead and two injured in Monchique helicopter crash - The Portugal News (http://theportugalnews.com/news/breaking-news-one-dead-and-two-injured-in-monchique-helicopter-crash/30193)
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2013, 16:54
Replies: 4
Views: 5,826
Posted By Savoia

A sad day for mil flying today considering the...

A sad day for mil flying today considering the fatalities in Turkey also :(

6 Americans killed in Afghanistan crash



Officials: 6 Americans killed in Afghanistan crash :: WRAL.com...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2013, 12:10
Replies: 36
Views: 12,891
Posted By Savoia

Helicopter survey firm signs £20m deal ...

Helicopter survey firm signs £20m deal



Helicopter survey firm signs £20m deal (http://www.surveyequipment.com/news/article/helicopter-survey-firm-signs-20m-deal-193941.html)
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2013, 11:26
Replies: 309
Views: 133,383
Posted By Savoia

To summarise: Fri 13 Dec - Bristow S92...

To summarise:

Fri 13 Dec - Bristow S92 precautionary landing Sumburgh

Mon 16 Dec - CHC Super Puma precautionary landing Sumburgh

Tue 17 Dec - CHC Super Puma precautionary landing Aberdeen
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2013, 11:16
Replies: 309
Views: 133,383
Posted By Savoia

EC225 Cockpit Warning Light - Again!! ...

EC225 Cockpit Warning Light - Again!!



Super Puma lands at Aberdeen Airport after caution light comes on | Aberdeen & North | News | STV...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2013, 10:42
Replies: 26
Views: 12,259
Posted By Savoia

Correct, Ministry of Transport, Department of...

Correct, Ministry of Transport, Department of Civil Aviation, Flight Operations sector under the direction of a Chief Inspector of Air Accidents.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2013, 10:12
Replies: 16
Views: 2,967
Posted By Savoia

In order to reach over the 'lip' of your fuel...

In order to reach over the 'lip' of your fuel tanks (and if the ladder is to be made of aluminium) the bottom of the steps will need to be weighted so that there can be a 'mini-platform' jutting out...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2013, 10:01
Replies: 16
Views: 2,967
Posted By Savoia

Bespoke helicopter maintenance stands, ex-UK...

Bespoke helicopter maintenance stands, ex-UK (http://www.semmco.com/helicopter-docking.php).
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2013, 09:47
Replies: 16
Views: 2,967
Posted By Savoia

Something like this then? ...

Something like this then?

http://www.carbissolutions.com/images/products/helicopter-stand.jpg

Or something like this?
...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2013, 09:02
Replies: 16
Views: 2,967
Posted By Savoia

Is it a question of not stepping on the fuel...

Is it a question of not stepping on the fuel tanks?

Do the tanks have ribs/spars inside them which could support (comfortably) a person's weight?

How about a forklift with a work platform...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2013, 08:17
Replies: 16
Views: 2,967
Posted By Savoia

I suppose its safe to say then that your set-up...

I suppose its safe to say then that your set-up is different from that used on some of the Spanish Chooks?

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2501/4118228786_d36194053c_z.jpg?zz=1
Spanish Chinook with...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Dec 2013, 19:21
Replies: 309
Views: 133,383
Posted By Savoia

[WARNING: Bravo73 TURN AWAY NOW] CHC Super...

[WARNING: Bravo73 TURN AWAY NOW]

CHC Super Puma cockpit warning



Another chopper alert | Shetland News (http://www.shetnews.co.uk/newsbites/7754-another-chopper-alert)
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Dec 2013, 22:45
Replies: 538
Views: 75,414
Posted By Savoia

I'm not sure if taking "the manufacturer's advice...

I'm not sure if taking "the manufacturer's advice with a little pinch of salt" is the best approach.

Helicopter operations (like many other modes of transport) have been subject to continuous...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Dec 2013, 21:32
Replies: 538
Views: 75,414
Posted By Savoia

John: I have heard similar claims of lower...

John: I have heard similar claims of lower numbers and it provides some comfort to know that there may be a small contingency available in the Nr recovery range.

However (and needless to say)...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Dec 2013, 21:12
Replies: 7
Views: 4,749
Posted By Savoia

The wreckage has been found, but not the driver. ...

The wreckage has been found, but not the driver.

Search for downed helicopter pilot (http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/9521492/Search-for-downed-helicopter-pilot)
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Dec 2013, 18:53
Replies: 538
Views: 75,414
Posted By Savoia

Is what you refer to in any way similar to this: ...

Is what you refer to in any way similar to this:

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15th Dec 2013, 17:40
Replies: 5
Views: 2,290
Posted By Savoia

HAM also offer charter services and also have...

HAM also offer charter services and also have twins.

You may contact Yann Schmit for a quote or for any further information.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Dec 2013, 17:10
Replies: 2,588
Views: 2,561,698
Posted By Savoia

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2874/11384101854_27c...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2874/11384101854_27ce50cb86_b.jpg
Air Hanson Bell 206B JetRanger II G-BBFB as seen at Blackbushe in September 1980 (Photo: Brian Bickers)

More BBFB in this...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Dec 2013, 17:08
Replies: 72
Views: 23,163
Posted By Savoia

The owner of N150SF recently took his dog to the...

The owner of N150SF recently took his dog to the canine training centre in Swansea.

Photos courtesy of A1K9.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Dec 2013, 07:47
Replies: 80
Views: 15,327
Posted By Savoia

An interesting take from the 'Motley Fool' of all...

An interesting take from the 'Motley Fool' of all publications:

The U.S. Army Is About to Make a Huge Mistake



The U.S. Army Is About to Make a Huge Mistake (BA, LMT, TXT, UTX)...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Dec 2013, 07:40
Replies: 309
Views: 133,383
Posted By Savoia

I imagine had that paragon of posting prowess...

I imagine had that paragon of posting prowess 'Shell Management' still been around he would have said ..
...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Dec 2013, 09:01
Replies: 538
Views: 75,414
Posted By Savoia

Quite so. Indeed since the days of the...

Quite so.

Indeed since the days of the Catherine Wheel!
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Dec 2013, 08:40
Replies: 538
Views: 75,414
Posted By Savoia

Goolie's rotor-tipped...

Goolie's rotor-tipped in-flight-autorotaion-restart-system:

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Forum: Rotorheads
14th Dec 2013, 07:27
Replies: 126
Views: 73,242
Posted By Savoia

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7430/11363826985_80a...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7430/11363826985_80a2dcdef8_b.jpg
Mi-28UB (aka the 'Russian Apache') '37 Yellow' hover-taxis outside Mil's helicopter plant in Moscow on 11th December 2013 (Photo:...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Dec 2013, 07:23
Replies: 70
Views: 31,557
Posted By Savoia

Feds lighten-up on US helicopter pilot medical...

Feds lighten-up on US helicopter pilot medical requirements



HAI: General Aviation Pilot Protection Act good for growing the pilot population | Vertical Magazine - The Pulse of the Helicopter...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2013, 16:10
Replies: 538
Views: 75,414
Posted By Savoia

TC: I am in support of your view. (See also the...

TC: I am in support of your view. (See also the H-19 video above for the 'old school' and proven [for those aircraft at that time] autorotational teaching method).

However, I am sympathetic to...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2013, 15:44
Replies: 538
Views: 75,414
Posted By Savoia

Cue Bastiano with his memories of Whirlwind...

Cue Bastiano with his memories of Whirlwind autos!

In the meantime .. take a look at this, from 18:50 onwards:

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Hopefully someone will pipe-up with an aerodynamics explanation of...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2013, 15:21
Replies: 538
Views: 75,414
Posted By Savoia

Good God Phil, that is more than anyone should...

Good God Phil, that is more than anyone should have to contend with! And all three in the 'safe as houses' 'Jetbox'! Bravo however, on getting down safe and sound, you have my unrestrained respect....
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2013, 11:20
Replies: 309
Views: 133,383
Posted By Savoia

Helicopter lands safely after emergency is...

Helicopter lands safely after emergency is declared at Sumburgh Airport



Helicopter lands safely after emergency is declared at Sumburgh Airport | The Shetland Times Ltd...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2013, 10:47
Replies: 538
Views: 75,414
Posted By Savoia

Ah yes, that sounds just like some former QHI's I...

Ah yes, that sounds just like some former QHI's I know! ;)
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2013, 10:26
Replies: 43
Views: 38,199
Posted By Savoia

Offshore Helicopter Operations in India: An...

Offshore Helicopter Operations in India: An Overview (http://www.indiandefencereview.com/news/indias-energy-security-role-of-offshore-helicopter-operations/)
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2013, 10:14
Replies: 538
Views: 75,414
Posted By Savoia

Complete engine failure, Bell 206 (belonging to...

Complete engine failure, Bell 206 (belonging to Team Lotus founder Colin Chapman) in September 1980, flying at 120kts (approx.) at 900ft (due to low cloud). We were on our way to Imola in Italy (the...
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