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Forum: Rotorheads
14th Oct 2020, 11:22
Replies: 72
Views: 21,051
Posted By RMK

The paragraphs above only look at the effect to...

The paragraphs above only look at the effect to AUS weather by either El Nino or La Nina. Both are just catch-all terms for the average surface temperature of a large area of the Southern Pacific...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2020, 10:59
Replies: 81
Views: 15,405
Posted By RMK

After four pages of moaning and hearing “B2N2”...

After four pages of moaning and hearing “B2N2” cry about rich folk going to lunch via helicopter, I picked up the phone and called them myself. My result, was:

ME “I’ll be in the area next...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2020, 10:16
Replies: 81
Views: 15,405
Posted By RMK

I would ask the forum/thread to please stop using...

I would ask the forum/thread to please stop using “football players” as some vaunted income or social bracket. Among the business and finance sector, this socio-economic group is a pariah and not...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2020, 15:32
Replies: 81
Views: 15,405
Posted By RMK

Your logic and reasoning seems limited at best. ...

Your logic and reasoning seems limited at best. A school doesn't want a flow of visitors; Gatwick sure as hell doesn't want a bunch of small private aircraft; but if you're willing to pay a...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2020, 14:44
Replies: 81
Views: 15,405
Posted By RMK

Here in London, I can pick up the phone right now...

Here in London, I can pick up the phone right now and hire an R44 at about 6 different locations all a short drive from my home. That doesn't exist anywhere in the US, not even near a wealth centre...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2020, 10:14
Replies: 81
Views: 15,405
Posted By RMK

MD600Driver, thanks for the note on Grantley...

MD600Driver, thanks for the note on Grantley Hall, I will avoid them no matter what type of transport I’m using on the day. Also, good to list these locations on the HCGB blacklist and the ongoing...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Oct 2020, 10:38
Replies: 21
Views: 2,591
Posted By RMK

ForeFlight, Garmin Pilot and SkyDemon can all do...

ForeFlight, Garmin Pilot and SkyDemon can all do that.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Sep 2020, 09:12
Replies: 41
Views: 6,873
Posted By RMK

Must agree with Riga above. In general, if the...

Must agree with Riga above. In general, if the helicopter flight does not reed/require the pilot/crew then that type of flying will be UAV in the future.

Example: looking at a pipeline – UAV;...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2020, 15:43
Replies: 13
Views: 2,764
Posted By RMK

Thanks for the replies above and private...

Thanks for the replies above and private messages. It was great flying and here are a few heli-friendly places, should others be interested:

Armathwaite Hall www.armathwaite-hall.com...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2020, 16:38
Replies: 8
Views: 9,886
Posted By RMK

It was noted on the news that one of these fires...

It was noted on the news that one of these fires started from pyrotechnics used at a "Gender Reveal" Party. Such as dumbass American idea/concept and not the first time a large fire has resulted...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Aug 2020, 07:53
Replies: 13
Views: 2,764
Posted By RMK

Stringfellow, Thank you for the kind offer;...

Stringfellow, Thank you for the kind offer; heading up there in the next days. I’m flying an R44, so Avgas not JetA.

I’m going to top up the tanks at Blackpool before landing at our hotel at the...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Aug 2020, 13:53
Replies: 13
Views: 2,764
Posted By RMK

Thanks to all for the above feedback. All is...

Thanks to all for the above feedback. All is correct; military does indeed fly down to 250ft and the only fuel north of Blackpool is the man-and-a-bowser at Kirkbride.

For information on military...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2020, 09:45
Replies: 13
Views: 2,764
Posted By RMK

Lake District (UK) Local Knowledge

I’m spending a few days visiting and flying around the Lake District and interested in any local knowledge such as particular must-see locations (for photos) or commercial heli-tour routes to be...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jun 2020, 16:16
Replies: 27
Views: 15,169
Posted By RMK

If helicopters are not for you, WTF are you on...

If helicopters are not for you, WTF are you on the Rotorheads Section of this forum?
Forum: Rotorheads
24th May 2020, 14:16
Replies: 501
Views: 139,279
Posted By RMK

With private flying opened back up in the UK...

With private flying opened back up in the UK (solo or with family re COVID), would anyone have any suggestions on possible landing sites for a family picnic – 30 to 60 minutes flying from London?
...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2020, 10:41
Replies: 51
Views: 12,547
Posted By RMK

Here's a graphic to add to Paco's description: ...

Here's a graphic to add to Paco's description:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/720x720/windowsmac1_cd134267318ed3a105650a1fc5f6741f5b37dfa7.jpg
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Mar 2020, 20:21
Replies: 51
Views: 12,547
Posted By RMK

Nearly every name above has an "end-point"...

Nearly every name above has an "end-point" offering. Kasperky's is: https://www.softwareadvice.com/security/kaspersky-endpoint-security-select-profile/

With a fuller understanding, you'd know it...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Mar 2020, 15:30
Replies: 51
Views: 12,547
Posted By RMK

Crab, I’ve used Kaspersky since 1998 (the company...

Crab, I’ve used Kaspersky since 1998 (the company started in 1997); I’ve never had a problem with it.

For a “full blown” clean (if I think I may potentially have a problem) my routine is to run:...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Mar 2020, 11:23
Replies: 51
Views: 12,547
Posted By RMK

Either Kaspersky www.kaspersky.co.uk...

Either Kaspersky www.kaspersky.co.uk (http://www.kaspersky.co.uk) or ESET www.eset.com (http://www.eset.com).

I concur with Paco’s anecdote on Norton, I’ve been similarly told by the corporate...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Mar 2020, 14:06
Replies: 30
Views: 3,445
Posted By RMK

Have a look at the FAA Helicopter Flying Handbook...

Have a look at the FAA Helicopter Flying Handbook (free download)

Helicopter Flying Handbook...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2020, 23:02
Replies: 50
Views: 6,997
Posted By RMK

Yes, mostly hotels/pubs/restaurants for an...

Yes, mostly hotels/pubs/restaurants for an afternoon or day out, but also overnights in some locations and even landing in a few friends gardens (bigger homes outside of London of course).

The...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Mar 2020, 13:57
Replies: 50
Views: 6,997
Posted By RMK

Beyond being more fun to fly, helicopters as just...

Beyond being more fun to fly, helicopters as just far more useful and enjoyable for flying in the UK or Europe.

It went straight to RW 15 years ago as a PPL(H) and have no desire for a FW license....
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Feb 2020, 14:37
Replies: 51
Views: 12,547
Posted By RMK

Hotmail, Yahoo or AOL accounts are particular red...

Hotmail, Yahoo or AOL accounts are particular red flags to scammers. This is exacerbated if they know you to be elderly.

Without getting into specifics, compromised accounts, hacking and “SMTP...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jan 2020, 16:16
Replies: 36
Views: 9,393
Posted By RMK

Yes, that's the place.

Yes, that's the place.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jan 2020, 13:38
Replies: 36
Views: 9,393
Posted By RMK

Cavuman1, you must be inebriated if you think...

Cavuman1, you must be inebriated if you think Cincinnati has better pork BBQ than North Carolina (though I must give it to the Texans for beef BBQ)

Robbo Jock, I can’t recall the restaurant name,...
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