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Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Nov 2022, 03:49
Replies: 671
Views: 159,823
Posted By Sir HC

:D Brilliant!

:D Brilliant!
1st Nov 2022, 03:44
Replies: 3
Views: 2,521
Posted By Sir HC

You can tell them as much or as little as you...

You can tell them as much or as little as you like, but telling the truth is always the best bet. If you have honestly learned from your mistake, and can explain what happened with a human element...
21st Sep 2022, 00:38
Replies: 41
Views: 5,100
Posted By Sir HC

For hot starts, I like to prime for about 5...

For hot starts, I like to prime for about 5 seconds, but with the mixture at idle cutoff. This cycles cooler fuel through the system (unfortunately not the injector lines where it's needed most...
26th Jul 2022, 18:19
Replies: 85
Views: 21,316
Posted By Sir HC

All this tit for tat and not a single link to an...

All this tit for tat and not a single link to an ATSB report, come on folks!
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jul 2022, 06:38
Replies: 5
Views: 2,860
Posted By Sir HC

Hahahahaha. Brilliant.

Hahahahaha. Brilliant.
3rd Jul 2022, 17:06
Replies: 17
Views: 5,791
Posted By Sir HC

Sorry, I was being sarcastic, hence the /s. In...

Sorry, I was being sarcastic, hence the /s. In the first photo you can see a taxiway centre line.
2nd Jul 2022, 17:21
Replies: 17
Views: 5,791
Posted By Sir HC

Too bad there wasn't some kind of centre line...

Too bad there wasn't some kind of centre line that could be followed to guide the pilot out /s.

It's a shame that a relatively small error will result in the aircraft being written off, another...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jun 2022, 06:01
Replies: 18
Views: 2,574
Posted By Sir HC

1. When did this problem start? After...

1. When did this problem start? After maintenance? Suddenly? Gradually?
2. Bleed air leak, cracked discharge tube, cracked combustion can? I'm no Twin Star mechanic, does #2 provide a customer...
4th May 2022, 04:03
Replies: 11
Views: 2,068
Posted By Sir HC

You've nailed it. If Pip Spence doesn't have the...

You've nailed it. If Pip Spence doesn't have the longevity that I sincerely hope she does, you'd be an excellent candidate for her replacement mate.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Feb 2022, 00:52
Replies: 41
Views: 8,679
Posted By Sir HC

Hahahahahhah. That's brilliant Gordy.

Hahahahahhah. That's brilliant Gordy.
21st Jan 2022, 04:28
Replies: 12
Views: 2,305
Posted By Sir HC

You saying this brings me joy TB. Keep up the...

You saying this brings me joy TB. Keep up the good fight mate and don't give up until you're at the top of that organisation and have made sweeping changes.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2021, 21:37
Replies: 40
Views: 5,471
Posted By Sir HC

Outwest, I do see your frustration of...

Outwest,

I do see your frustration of different procedures but in my lifetime, I've heard of nearly 10 x FCU/pilot related issues in PT6T helicopters (FCU to Manual Mode usually) and only one hot...
7th Oct 2021, 23:33
Replies: 43
Views: 8,947
Posted By Sir HC

Per the IFSD numbers, the probability of a...

Per the IFSD numbers, the probability of a 'flameout' over Antarctica (or anywhere enroute) would be in the order of 0.0002%. It's basically a certainty that the second engine would get my family to...
7th Oct 2021, 22:39
Replies: 43
Views: 8,947
Posted By Sir HC

From Wikipedia: Up to March 2016, it has a...

From Wikipedia: Up to March 2016, it has a dispatch reliability (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dependability) of 99.9 percent and four in-flight shutdown...
7th Oct 2021, 18:41
Replies: 43
Views: 8,947
Posted By Sir HC

*Old man yells at cloud

Probably the most technologically advanced mass produced aircraft ever built, reliable beyond belief.

How typically Boomer Australian of you to find the negatives in something and ask CASA for...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Mar 2021, 00:05
Replies: 27
Views: 7,785
Posted By Sir HC

400hrs is just fine if you're giving the aircraft...

400hrs is just fine if you're giving the aircraft and adequate cooldown and you're not doing lots of starts for those hours. A lot of people like to do the wobble check but I believe you're better...
12th Nov 2020, 05:12
Replies: 36
Views: 13,616
Posted By Sir HC

It was headed to Australia? Any idea who owned it?

It was headed to Australia? Any idea who owned it?
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Oct 2020, 19:10
Replies: 12
Views: 1,538
Posted By Sir HC

I wouldn't get too concerned about the angles, as...

I wouldn't get too concerned about the angles, as you can have the perfect angles but if the length is too long, the pilot won't be able to move it comfortably through the range.

Put a broomstick...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Oct 2020, 00:22
Replies: 2
Views: 1,200
Posted By Sir HC

Go with the Garmin. So much more functionality,...

Go with the Garmin. So much more functionality, IAS/VS capture, it will fly the vertical component of the RNAV approach, it will work with G500/G1000's (altitude capture, FMA display) etc. I wish the...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Oct 2020, 05:21
Replies: 21
Views: 6,120
Posted By Sir HC

Certainly not rigid by Bell's standards but...

Certainly not rigid by Bell's standards but obviously more than sufficient, and as you allude to, a lot lighter. Your original statement gives the impression that there's no support between the...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Oct 2020, 02:02
Replies: 21
Views: 6,120
Posted By Sir HC

Since when is there no bearing and damper in a...

Since when is there no bearing and damper in a R22 tail rotor driveshaft?
7th Oct 2020, 04:24
Replies: 25
Views: 4,501
Posted By Sir HC

Definitely what the Gun said, your timing is okay...

Definitely what the Gun said, your timing is okay if you get started ASAP. I assume that by next spring, you mean North American spring? Do you have a preference on type of aircraft, how many hours...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th May 2020, 02:12
Replies: 156
Views: 38,079
Posted By Sir HC

I sure appreciate task saturation, having done my...

I sure appreciate task saturation, having done my fair share of both two crew and SPIFR. The NTSB report you referenced looks like he forgot to activate the approach and follow the glide slope and...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th May 2020, 20:00
Replies: 156
Views: 38,079
Posted By Sir HC

Fantastic job airplanecrazy. The last two...

Fantastic job airplanecrazy. The last two transmissions from 2EX I hadn't heard before, quite chilling.

I wonder if he had issues engaging the autopilot, any S-76 guys care to comment on how easy...
25th Jan 2020, 06:47
Replies: 355
Views: 299,304
Posted By Sir HC

Can anyone tell me if the experience requirements...

Can anyone tell me if the experience requirements to operate as a LAT or VLAT pilot are the same as a SEAT pilot, ie. Agricultural Rating, Fire Endorsement? Seeing that BAE-146 (or Avro) nearly buy...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Dec 2019, 17:20
Replies: 17
Views: 2,987
Posted By Sir HC

It's a similar law in the US, CFR 91.119 outlines...

It's a similar law in the US, CFR 91.119 outlines all. But the US is much more aviation friendly than the UK thanks to sentiments like yours.
10th Oct 2019, 02:28
Replies: 12
Views: 2,119
Posted By Sir HC

Depending on the sketchiness of the strip, you...

Depending on the sketchiness of the strip, you need to have a decision point (anywhere from several miles back, to crossing the threshold) if you aren't stable and configured for landing at this...
16th Nov 2018, 15:45
Replies: 17
Views: 3,322
Posted By Sir HC

Even though I believe that the controller stuffed...

Even though I believe that the controller stuffed up (it would be nice to have a time check in there somewhere to see how close to his planbed clearance time of 59 he was), it's kind of funny to see...
20th Oct 2018, 04:00
Replies: 44
Views: 12,807
Posted By Sir HC

Ramjet PM'd me but I can't reply to him as he has...

Ramjet PM'd me but I can't reply to him as he has turned off his PM's, I figure here is as good a place as any for the response. I removed his email so that his fiery temperament doesn't get him a...
19th Oct 2018, 06:47
Replies: 44
Views: 12,807
Posted By Sir HC

"Kindly show me me just one example of an E-3...

"Kindly show me me just one example of an E-3 Visa issued to anyone other than an Airline position."

I know a guy flying helicopters on an E3 visa.

Please keep up the constructive conversation...
5th Feb 2017, 23:08
Replies: 44
Views: 11,635
Posted By Sir HC

My advice would be not to take everything you...

My advice would be not to take everything you read on PPrune as gospel. PNG, Cape York and the Torres Straits are beautiful parts of the world in their own right, living and working in these places...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jun 2015, 04:18
Replies: 43
Views: 12,270
Posted By Sir HC

Technique!

Whoever taught you the one handed technique needs a kick in the bum.

I'm sure you realise this now but essentially, Right thumb hits the starter and doesn't release it until it's self sustaining...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jan 2015, 03:28
Replies: 10
Views: 4,930
Posted By Sir HC

22Clip, quick reply as I'm getting ready to go on...

22Clip, quick reply as I'm getting ready to go on tour but basically, in my (limited) experience with new RHC belts, they are too small and even with the minimum stop adjustment wound right out, they...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2014, 01:47
Replies: 250
Views: 109,447
Posted By Sir HC

I think you'll find that's exactly what Gordy's...

I think you'll find that's exactly what Gordy's arguing Spinwing.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Dec 2014, 05:26
Replies: 17
Views: 6,486
Posted By Sir HC

The HATR system is basically an unboosted 407...

The HATR system is basically an unboosted 407 tail rotor. Lots of authority but in reality, it should be boosted.

I have flown 47's, 206B's and UH-1's with Van Horn blades, they are all an...
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