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Forum: Rotorheads
27th Oct 2021, 06:27
Replies: 55
Views: 6,042
Posted By cyclic

Yes, under validation until Dec 2022. Post this...

Yes, under validation until Dec 2022. Post this date who knows but why would you wait to find out? Perhaps if there are some mutual licensing agreements between the UK and the EU by 2023 then it...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2021, 15:09
Replies: 55
Views: 6,042
Posted By cyclic

If you didn't SOLI out before 31/12/20 then you...

If you didn't SOLI out before 31/12/20 then you no longer have an EASA licence. Some EU states are less "stringent" in issuing EASA licences based on your UK licence, you just have to know which...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2021, 08:37
Replies: 55
Views: 6,042
Posted By cyclic

I wrote an article here which may help guide you...

I wrote an article here which may help guide you through the licence and medical process:

EASA FCL to UK Part equivalent licence conversion...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Apr 2021, 10:11
Replies: 20
Views: 9,405
Posted By cyclic

No UK SAR bid then or is that too big an...

No UK SAR bid then or is that too big an opportunity to miss?
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Apr 2021, 17:53
Replies: 11
Views: 1,911
Posted By cyclic

www.busyaviation.co.uk...

www.busyaviation.co.uk (https://www.busyaviation.co.uk)
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Mar 2021, 12:48
Replies: 59
Views: 18,409
Posted By cyclic

Outrage is a default setting in the UK. The...

Outrage is a default setting in the UK. The government and large corporations have set people against each other to have you all just where they want you. Divide and conquer is the new maxim...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Feb 2021, 18:19
Replies: 175
Views: 56,483
Posted By cyclic

If you add the cost of this amazingly complex...

If you add the cost of this amazingly complex tender process to that of the contract, I reckon Crab could be back in light blue doing it cheaper with a few N3s - short range and certainly innovative.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jan 2021, 20:22
Replies: 101
Views: 23,476
Posted By cyclic

There is an AME in Stansted that has a Maltese...

There is an AME in Stansted that has a Maltese approval. So that’s definitely two in the UK!
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Sep 2020, 20:36
Replies: 2,913
Views: 928,295
Posted By cyclic

What’s your calculations for the 175 Crab?

What’s your calculations for the 175 Crab?
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Sep 2020, 18:40
Replies: 2,609
Views: 839,290
Posted By cyclic

It was common practice to fly the L2 in 3 axis as...

It was common practice to fly the L2 in 3 axis as the IAS hold was quite poor. To fly 4 axis, you had to be very gentle with any speed changes or the aircraft would exchange altitude for speed. ...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Sep 2020, 19:32
Replies: 2,913
Views: 928,295
Posted By cyclic

I hate the willy waving on here but most of the...

I hate the willy waving on here but most of the demilitarised SAR Force had been part of the militarised RAF at some stage. Some of the most challenging and dangerous flying that required sheer grit...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Sep 2020, 18:58
Replies: 47
Views: 33,033
Posted By cyclic

ďThe captain also gets to wear four stripes on...

ďThe captain also gets to wear four stripes on his uniform, while the co-pilot has three.Ē

Sign me up!
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jul 2020, 07:16
Replies: 17
Views: 4,276
Posted By cyclic

Some 169s have fixed gear, it's an option.

Some 169s have fixed gear, it's an option.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2020, 13:12
Replies: 2,913
Views: 928,295
Posted By cyclic

True but we operated the Sea King quite...

True but we operated the Sea King quite successfully with no blade ice protection for years. We just stayed out of the ice and even in the Scottish mountains and the FI, it was rarely a big problem....
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2020, 10:10
Replies: 2,913
Views: 928,295
Posted By cyclic

The HK GFS are getting on really well with their...

The HK GFS are getting on really well with their H175s....
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Mar 2020, 12:10
Replies: 63
Views: 21,388
Posted By cyclic

apart from the 8 that are going through or have...

apart from the 8 that are going through or have just gone through their TR. Itís a rumour network but all I can say is that you havenít networked very well. Perhaps they donít take the kind of...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Feb 2020, 19:31
Replies: 39
Views: 22,940
Posted By cyclic

Just listened to the quarterly call and the CEO...

Just listened to the quarterly call and the CEO says they will see out the existing contracts when asked. Not sure how that aligns with the Flight Global article.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jan 2020, 16:49
Replies: 14
Views: 3,179
Posted By cyclic

175 captain living in Germany flying offshore?

175 captain living in Germany flying offshore?
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Dec 2019, 21:07
Replies: 166
Views: 50,954
Posted By cyclic

....it is making the industry a safer place...

....it is making the industry a safer place though.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jul 2019, 18:09
Replies: 32
Views: 19,148
Posted By cyclic

As an industry we are good at repeating the same...

As an industry we are good at repeating the same accident. Iím wondering, having done a similar job, whether us pilots are the persons best placed to decide whether an unusual load should be flown...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Apr 2019, 17:44
Replies: 2,913
Views: 928,295
Posted By cyclic

Iím withdrawing all my cash from the Royal Bank...

Iím withdrawing all my cash from the Royal Bank of Jim!
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jan 2019, 16:35
Replies: 86
Views: 24,464
Posted By cyclic

One gust, one autopilot malfunction and a bloke...

One gust, one autopilot malfunction and a bloke with an injured leg will seem trivial. He would need all his superior skill to get out of his demonstration of superior skill. They put the winch on...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Dec 2018, 14:35
Replies: 2,002
Views: 623,850
Posted By cyclic

Overcoming gravity always comes with penalties ��

Overcoming gravity always comes with penalties ��
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Nov 2018, 19:49
Replies: 1
Views: 2,575
Posted By cyclic

You’ll get what they offer, not what you ask for!

You’ll get what they offer, not what you ask for!
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Nov 2018, 22:25
Replies: 1,186
Views: 637,662
Posted By cyclic

Thanks for reminding me of the zero speed 180...

Thanks for reminding me of the zero speed 180 degree auto Crab. I was just about over it.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Nov 2018, 20:31
Replies: 2,913
Views: 928,295
Posted By cyclic

Pretty disgraceful set of affairs when HMCG donít...

Pretty disgraceful set of affairs when HMCG donít think the MRT worthy of recovery from the hill. Always the case when you have an agency divorced from the actual operation. The MRT could have given...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Oct 2018, 20:33
Replies: 15
Views: 2,503
Posted By cyclic

We reintroduced the changeover check after this...

We reintroduced the changeover check after this incident. All was good until the chap doing my changeover check forgot to close the hydraulic access panel. Nice witness marks all the way down the...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Oct 2018, 09:20
Replies: 15
Views: 2,503
Posted By cyclic

I had the infamous Hyd Block where the shuttle...

I had the infamous Hyd Block where the shuttle valve only partially moved across to the secondary system. In the new hyd pack this was thought to be impossible due to the return line that had been...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Oct 2018, 21:09
Replies: 15
Views: 2,503
Posted By cyclic

You can’t fly them without hydraulics, ask me how...

You can’t fly them without hydraulics, ask me how I know...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2018, 12:43
Replies: 102
Views: 99,407
Posted By cyclic

Nope, just chronic short sightedness and lack of...

Nope, just chronic short sightedness and lack of investment due to the continued downturn for supply chain companies. The majors all seem to be doing nicely again. At the moment, there is still an...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Oct 2018, 18:25
Replies: 21
Views: 7,458
Posted By cyclic

Let me know where this is please and I can give...

Let me know where this is please and I can give up all the extra sh1t I have to do.
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Aug 2018, 16:12
Replies: 5
Views: 1,835
Posted By cyclic

I remember Ted well during my time on 202 Sqn. ...

I remember Ted well during my time on 202 Sqn. Heavy's blog is certainly worth a read - a life well lived.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Aug 2018, 20:03
Replies: 1,949
Views: 1,544,591
Posted By cyclic

HC, as the first UK operator of the type we are...

HC, as the first UK operator of the type we are still learning but my experience during some fairly involved LOFT scenarios doesn’t show that using 4 screens instead of 5 is a disadvantage. We will...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2018, 16:40
Replies: 1,949
Views: 1,544,591
Posted By cyclic

True HC but having done plenty of emergencies in...

True HC but having done plenty of emergencies in the sim, it has never been an issue. You can display so much more on the PFD that the PM is really at no disadvantage when it comes to monitoring the...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Aug 2018, 21:28
Replies: 369
Views: 66,431
Posted By cyclic

I’ve set aside 2 hours tomorrow to sack all my...

I’ve set aside 2 hours tomorrow to sack all my fellow ex-SAR crews as I think DB has a point. Bunch of cowboys.
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