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Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jul 2019, 18:30
Replies: 37
Views: 21,946
Posted By finalchecksplease

Gopro footage link...

Gopro footage link (http://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-11/gopro-footage-shows-mid-air-crash-between-helicopter-and-plane/11298376)
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jul 2019, 14:34
Replies: 8
Views: 1,744
Posted By finalchecksplease

Graham Vavangas

For those who might not know Graham Vavangas, working before his retirement for Bristow Helicopters was killed in a bike crash in Russia a couple days ago.

Daily Mail article...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jul 2019, 08:22
Replies: 24
Views: 4,347
Posted By finalchecksplease

Thats correct, Gae used to work for Bristow and...

Thats correct, Gae used to work for Bristow and now runs Geko.

She organised all the permits, handling agents, hotels, etc for all the ferry trips I have done and she was magnificent, I highly...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jul 2019, 20:13
Replies: 18
Views: 7,092
Posted By finalchecksplease

[/left] Hear, hear EESDL. There were at least...

[/left]
Hear, hear EESDL.
There were at least three S92 pan calls in Aberdeen & Sumburgh over the last couple weeks. I might have missed it but I didn't see anything in the local Aberdeen rag (P&J)...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th May 2019, 12:47
Replies: 214
Views: 187,804
Posted By finalchecksplease

A disgrace, especially since he was part of the...

A disgrace, especially since he was part of the team (CFO) that got them in these dire straights.
Looks to me like they are trying to take as much as they can before the ship sinks, "Après nous, le...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Apr 2019, 07:46
Replies: 16
Views: 4,130
Posted By finalchecksplease

SLB click on this link and then download full...

SLB click on this link and then download full accounts: https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/09900216/filing-history
It is just for NHV UK, not the whole NHV group.
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Mar 2019, 19:38
Replies: 39
Views: 10,951
Posted By finalchecksplease

Yeah I agree the Torque in the picture sits at...

Yeah I agree the Torque in the picture sits at 78%, Ng 94.9 and MGT 683
What I assume to be a first limit indicator gauge shows about 9.5 (have never flown 505 so not 100% sure that's what it is).
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Mar 2019, 07:11
Replies: 116
Views: 16,332
Posted By finalchecksplease

Is the Pope Catholic?

Is the Pope Catholic?
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Feb 2019, 17:44
Replies: 256
Views: 281,320
Posted By finalchecksplease

True but don't think those lawyers care

True but don't think those lawyers care
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Feb 2019, 04:55
Replies: 5,597
Views: 1,653,325
Posted By finalchecksplease

Mama Mangrove: Don't think TrueCrime can use...

Mama Mangrove:

Don't think TrueCrime can use PM's until he / she has a certain amount of posts and it says this below the post:
"You can’t use the Private Messaging system, add url links or...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Feb 2019, 12:24
Replies: 256
Views: 281,320
Posted By finalchecksplease

I can't give any other specific examples but we...

I can't give any other specific examples but we were told by management that most of our contracts had to be re-negotiated / re-tendered after the downturn and we only managed to keep them by...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Feb 2019, 07:38
Replies: 256
Views: 281,320
Posted By finalchecksplease

How many of those "peak" contracts are still...

How many of those "peak" contracts are still being honoured by the oil companies or did most of them called in their 90 day “get out” clauses as soon as the downturn hit and re-tendered to the lowest...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Feb 2019, 07:41
Replies: 11
Views: 2,255
Posted By finalchecksplease

He might not be dead...

He might not be dead...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jan 2019, 12:55
Replies: 62
Views: 26,087
Posted By finalchecksplease

When you watch the video you can hear the sound...

When you watch the video you can hear the sound of a wire under tension snapping before something departs the helicopter so IMHO it was a wire strike.
As always the investigation should tell us what...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Oct 2018, 14:19
Replies: 1,173
Views: 518,873
Posted By finalchecksplease

Offshore oil & gas drifting up & back is a big no...

Offshore oil & gas drifting up & back is a big no no, like Industry Insider I've never done a take-off profile like that from an offshore rig / platform in my 20+ years flying offshore oil & gas....
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Oct 2018, 11:36
Replies: 12
Views: 4,754
Posted By finalchecksplease

Crab the picture shows it was an AW189

Crab the picture shows it was an AW189
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Oct 2018, 05:50
Replies: 9
Views: 3,266
Posted By finalchecksplease

if it is a brand new Airbus it should be fitted...

if it is a brand new Airbus it should be fitted with the Vision 1000, this should help with the investigation.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Sep 2018, 09:55
Replies: 72
Views: 11,242
Posted By finalchecksplease

I sat at the bar @ Warri Shell once with the...

I sat at the bar @ Warri Shell once with the manager of Forcados Terminal and asked why we got these lovely sandwich combinations.
He agreed they were weird combinations of ingredients so said he...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Sep 2018, 19:00
Replies: 5
Views: 1,338
Posted By finalchecksplease

Freda Checks; loved that video, thanks for the...

Freda Checks; loved that video, thanks for the link:ok: , especially the narration and his closing lines :D
Forum: Rotorheads
18th May 2018, 17:32
Replies: 28
Views: 6,081
Posted By finalchecksplease

Crab, everybody is fallible unless you are the...

Crab, everybody is fallible unless you are the exception?

All the pilots I've met at Air Zermatt are experienced professionals working in challenging conditions but as all humans liable to make...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th May 2018, 08:33
Replies: 17
Views: 1,813
Posted By finalchecksplease

You got a PM Aesir

You got a PM Aesir
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Apr 2018, 06:23
Replies: 218
Views: 104,005
Posted By finalchecksplease

Hear, hear.

Hear, hear.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Apr 2018, 05:23
Replies: 5,579
Views: 3,065,894
Posted By finalchecksplease

Vertical Freedom; Shame to lose your...

Vertical Freedom;

Shame to lose your fantastic pictures but I can see & understand where you're coming from. :sad:

Take care :ok:
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Mar 2018, 22:17
Replies: 102
Views: 21,442
Posted By finalchecksplease

I think you might find he did, not 100% sure why...

I think you might find he did, not 100% sure why it was shelved in the end but might had to do with engineers wanting extra allowances for it.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Mar 2018, 12:44
Replies: 435
Views: 115,875
Posted By finalchecksplease

https://www.verticalmag.com/news/faa-targets-flyny...

https://www.verticalmag.com/news/faa-targets-flynyon-company-behind-craze-doors-off-flights/?utm_source=vertical-daily-news-top-story&utm_campaign=vertical-daily-news&utm_medium=email&utm_term=top-sto...
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