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Forum: Rotorheads
21st Nov 2019, 13:21
Replies: 68
Views: 56,438
Posted By HeliComparator

Check the title. This is a rumour forum. It...

Check the title. This is a rumour forum. It sounds to me like itís not a suitable forum for you to read. Never mind, there are plenty of others.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Nov 2019, 23:44
Replies: 206
Views: 127,113
Posted By HeliComparator

But the drill wouldnít need to say that if the...

But the drill wouldnít need to say that if the only type of pump fitted was the Test Fuchs type. That is my point.
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Nov 2019, 22:57
Replies: 206
Views: 127,113
Posted By HeliComparator

except that the transfer pumps donít need to be...

except that the transfer pumps donít need to be turned off, unless they are the crappy ones. Why not get rid of the crappy ones and then things would be much simpler and safer? No-one has bothered to...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Nov 2019, 21:29
Replies: 206
Views: 127,113
Posted By HeliComparator

i suspect DT had very similar experience and...

i suspect DT had very similar experience and probably more of it, operating in the same way as you have with the same degree of airmanship. That you don’t understand that a whole lot of human factors...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2019, 00:00
Replies: 206
Views: 127,113
Posted By HeliComparator

I think it was addressed. Firstly the (false)...

I think it was addressed. Firstly the (false) expectation that there would be a much longer period between engine flameouts, and secondly that when 500í agl over a city at night without a radalt or...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Nov 2019, 20:22
Replies: 206
Views: 127,113
Posted By HeliComparator

Yes it must be horrible for her. I know what the...

Yes it must be horrible for her. I know what the sherif meant when he said “took a risk” and in the full context of the report it is not outwith the bounds of a reasonable phrase, but unfortunately...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Nov 2019, 09:00
Replies: 68
Views: 56,438
Posted By HeliComparator

Pretty wobbly, just like any other helicopter...

Pretty wobbly, just like any other helicopter (without a stabiliser bar). But with the 225 you engage the autopilot after start and leave it engaged until you are going to shut down. Or at least...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Oct 2019, 22:12
Replies: 206
Views: 127,113
Posted By HeliComparator

Yes it seems there wasnít a clear understanding...

Yes it seems there wasnít a clear understanding of the simplicity and reliability of the thermistor system vs the unreliability of the capacitor probe system. But even so, I donít understand why when...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Oct 2019, 20:15
Replies: 206
Views: 127,113
Posted By HeliComparator

I agree it is a well considered and well written...

I agree it is a well considered and well written report. I havenít finished reading it yet but Iím not sure you are right when you say the fuel gauges were misreading. I suspect they accurately...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Oct 2019, 14:13
Replies: 11
Views: 2,198
Posted By HeliComparator

yes but the 0.34 applies to the lift and the 0.94...

yes but the 0.34 applies to the lift and the 0.94 applies to the anti-torque!
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Oct 2019, 23:09
Replies: 11
Views: 2,198
Posted By HeliComparator

??? A bit more maths homework required!

??? A bit more maths homework required!
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Aug 2019, 18:04
Replies: 69
Views: 41,752
Posted By HeliComparator

Exactly so. And during the boom years of...

Exactly so. And during the boom years of 2012-2013 I recall a trail of people waving CPL(H)/IRs at Bristow but under interview and practical test in the sim, many were either a bit odd or couldnít...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2019, 12:41
Replies: 11
Views: 2,175
Posted By HeliComparator

But you donít have any supporting evidence for...

But you donít have any supporting evidence for your scaremongering. Where is the risk analysis? If WDLs were a significant safety issue then oil companies would have taken proactive steps such as...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2019, 09:02
Replies: 11
Views: 2,175
Posted By HeliComparator

I think it is ridiculous to tie up the AAIB...

I think it is ridiculous to tie up the AAIB resources on such a trivial thing. Landing somewhere isn’t an accident, and only an incident if you are the oil company lobby looking to moan about...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jun 2019, 22:57
Replies: 21
Views: 5,048
Posted By HeliComparator

Of course some of the blame lies with the folk...

Of course some of the blame lies with the folk who set the rules, not the folk who write the exam. I wrote Bristow’s exam for the EC225 type rating but was constrained by Mr EASA’s rules. For example...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jun 2019, 14:21
Replies: 21
Views: 5,048
Posted By HeliComparator

I did my exams in 1980, courtesy of UK CAA. The...

I did my exams in 1980, courtesy of UK CAA. The questions were mostly ridiculous and often (as mentioned above) it was the least wrong answer, questions were totally pointless and irrelevant, written...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Apr 2019, 01:05
Replies: 206
Views: 127,113
Posted By HeliComparator

Yes I know, however what is not considered in the...

Yes I know, however what is not considered in the report is the integrity of these events stored in the memory of the central warning system. I get the impression that the system records a chain of...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2019, 14:08
Replies: 206
Views: 127,113
Posted By HeliComparator

To me the most plausible explanation does seems...

To me the most plausible explanation does seems to be that in fact the captions were not illuminated due to some fault in the panel or wiring. It seems incomprehensible that they just carried on as...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2019, 13:56
Replies: 206
Views: 127,113
Posted By HeliComparator

Fine, thank you! You too I hope?

Fine, thank you! You too I hope?
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Apr 2019, 11:34
Replies: 206
Views: 127,113
Posted By HeliComparator

The airwave recordings are mentioned in the...

The airwave recordings are mentioned in the report. Amongst other things it says there were no communications hinting at fuel or aircraft concerns, and none at all in the few minutes before the first...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2019, 11:58
Replies: 77
Views: 27,981
Posted By HeliComparator

no, you are not the only one. The irony is...

no, you are not the only one. The irony is amusing however!
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Nov 2018, 01:01
Replies: 1,174
Views: 547,759
Posted By HeliComparator

There are no throttles, only on/off switches....

There are no throttles, only on/off switches. There should be no need to suddenly access the engine controls. In theory...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Nov 2018, 00:57
Replies: 1,174
Views: 547,759
Posted By HeliComparator

White ďsmokeĒ on start: Iím surprised by the...

White ďsmokeĒ on start: Iím surprised by the comments on here. White ďsmokeĒ on start is fairly normal and is fuel sprayed out before the igniters have lit it. Seen it often.
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Nov 2018, 00:37
Replies: 165
Views: 45,288
Posted By HeliComparator

it really doesnít matter what you think about the...

it really doesnít matter what you think about the profile, nor what anyone else on here thinks about it. The important point is that it is the flight manual procedure, certified following extensive...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2018, 17:06
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,464,395
Posted By HeliComparator

I don't have an issue really, it is just that...

I don't have an issue really, it is just that with the 225 when there was an engine or systems malfunction, the pilot's main screens and thus ability of PM to monitor PF, was unaffected. Not so with...
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