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31st Oct 2019, 23:40
Replies: 6
Views: 1,671
Posted By givdrvr

Relax and enjoy your cocktail...the major GIII...

Relax and enjoy your cocktail...the major GIII fatal accidents have been attributed to human error, not the aircraft. You can review the data below while sipping.
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Forum: Rotorheads
9th Sep 2018, 19:26
Replies: 76
Views: 12,522
Posted By givdrvr

Agreed. But as mentioned previously this type of...

Agreed. But as mentioned previously this type of low energy walk away roll over incident doesn't typically warrant NTSB Go Team involvement, so perhaps they are doing it for investigator training?
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Sep 2018, 16:44
Replies: 76
Views: 12,522
Posted By givdrvr

I am curious if the NTSB would respond because...

I am curious if the NTSB would respond because according to the article below, this is the third crash (including 3 fatalities) plus an FAA safety investigation, that Revolution Aviation has...
10th Aug 2018, 20:05
Replies: 117
Views: 14,409
Posted By givdrvr

The GV wing is a clean sheet redesign and is the...

The GV wing is a clean sheet redesign and is the reason for the lower Vref speeds. Major factors driving the wing design were the range requirement and the decision to move the engine nacelles back....
3rd Aug 2018, 23:14
Replies: 117
Views: 14,409
Posted By givdrvr

100 hours? I would guess 1.1M minimum annually...

100 hours? I would guess 1.1M minimum annually with no cabin attendant and no charter income. The annual fixed costs alone will exceed 600K before the aircraft ever departs the hanger. The lower...
3rd Aug 2018, 05:31
Replies: 117
Views: 14,409
Posted By givdrvr

Having personal experience with what you are...

Having personal experience with what you are proposing, I suggest you compare monthly cost with aircraft basing at CRQ vs SNA.
1st Aug 2018, 13:47
Replies: 117
Views: 14,409
Posted By givdrvr

Few things can put a tear in the eye of a high...

Few things can put a tear in the eye of a high net worth individual like private jet ownership. IMHO your net worth should be 50M or better to even consider a GIV purchase (if not you'll learn to...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jun 2018, 17:05
Replies: 11
Views: 1,683
Posted By givdrvr

Hi Rokami, I am a professional fixed wing pilot...

Hi Rokami,
I am a professional fixed wing pilot who did a PPL-H add on last year. After 10k hours and 20yrs of safe flying, I was highly concerned about safety as the training accident rate is quite...
27th Jun 2018, 00:24
Replies: 14
Views: 7,048
Posted By givdrvr

Not an RC model..here is the another vid of the...

Not an RC model..here is the another vid of the OM-JET taxiing out
​​​​​​https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDuQ1hlWAT8
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jun 2018, 17:27
Replies: 35
Views: 4,528
Posted By givdrvr

Purpose built vehicles, economies of scale,...

Purpose built vehicles, economies of scale, gov-industrial complex support, and Wall St buy-in are a few that come to mind. Not to say that the SureFly is inspiring to look at, but priced less than...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jun 2018, 15:38
Replies: 35
Views: 4,528
Posted By givdrvr

I struggle as much as the anyone with imagining...

I struggle as much as the anyone with imagining the leap required for these urban mobility concepts. I can say that industry in the US and NASA have committed significant resources to solve the...
17th Apr 2018, 15:18
Replies: 23
Views: 13,841
Posted By givdrvr

Thank you for sharing this intel

Thank you for sharing this intel
23rd Mar 2018, 22:26
Replies: 17
Views: 4,668
Posted By givdrvr

In 2002, a PC-12 experienced power loss after...

In 2002, a PC-12 experienced power loss after departing KTTN and the pilot completed a low altitude engine out 180 course reversal in IMC. Landing was less successful. Full story...
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23rd Mar 2018, 22:18
Replies: 1
Views: 2,088
Posted By givdrvr

Likely happened during this leg... ...

Likely happened during this leg...

http://https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N90JE/history/20180321/0023Z/SBGL/KMIA
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jan 2018, 06:23
Replies: 18
Views: 5,551
Posted By givdrvr

You are referring to the chief pilot. Revolution...

You are referring to the chief pilot. Revolution Aviation is under the business ownership umbrella of a different individual who name I will refrain from posting.
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jan 2018, 04:32
Replies: 18
Views: 5,551
Posted By givdrvr

Word is that the owner of Revolution was PIC

Word is that the owner of Revolution was PIC
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Oct 2017, 23:56
Replies: 34
Views: 13,760
Posted By givdrvr

Envoy is actively recruiting military rotor...

Envoy is actively recruiting military rotor pilots

https://www.envoyair.com/pilots/rotor-transition-program/

Capt in 2 yrs flow thru to AA in 5 yrs or so they advertise.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Sep 2017, 13:29
Replies: 99
Views: 26,267
Posted By givdrvr

Below is a link to the EMS audio confirming that...

Below is a link to the EMS audio confirming that the helicopter was still hovering on the airport grounds when they arrived.

https://theblast.com/troy-gentry-helicopter-crash-emergency-audio/
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Sep 2017, 06:07
Replies: 20
Views: 3,921
Posted By givdrvr

Just imagine your cherry helicopter being on the...

Just imagine your cherry helicopter being on the receiving end of a significant rotor/engine overspeed..which is not unusual in the flight school training environment. Hope to God they confess and...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jul 2017, 21:38
Replies: 46
Views: 5,618
Posted By givdrvr

in response to Your questions: 1. Do you...

in response to Your questions:

1. Do you know of anyone who has had a close call with a drone whilst flying a helicopter? YES...numerous
2. Have you ever had a near miss with a drone? Yes
3....
4th Jul 2017, 17:02
Replies: 21
Views: 5,353
Posted By givdrvr

bizjetjobs.com

bizjetjobs.com
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jul 2017, 03:17
Replies: 27
Views: 5,835
Posted By givdrvr

Per diem contract pilots are very common in the...

Per diem contract pilots are very common in the fixed wing world, somewhat less so in the rotary world. The helicopter folks I know doing this have full time time flying jobs and freelance as a side...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jun 2017, 00:39
Replies: 827
Views: 557,487
Posted By givdrvr

Interesting...I think it would likely affect the...

Interesting...I think it would likely affect the market once it starts delivering in numbers. A brand new B505X turbine helicopter at 1.1M USD versus a 20 year old Bell 206-III with 50% component...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jun 2017, 15:56
Replies: 827
Views: 557,487
Posted By givdrvr

Any speculations on how dramatically the B505...

Any speculations on how dramatically the B505 rollout will effect the B206 resale market?
18th May 2017, 17:17
Replies: 42
Views: 10,913
Posted By givdrvr

In 2002 I was on vectors for ILS6 at KTTN. I...

In 2002 I was on vectors for ILS6 at KTTN. I heard an Rwy24 departure check-in climbing to 2000. The PC12 pilot subsequently lost power, made a course reversal in IMC back to RWY6. At the time, I...
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