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Forum: Rotorheads
7th Nov 2019, 09:19
Replies: 33
Views: 5,096
Posted By valve guide

Nomoreheloforme,I was actually quoting something...

Nomoreheloforme,I was actually quoting something that WillyPete had said himself in another post and the smiley face after it isn't generally associated with something derogatory or insulting....
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2019, 23:59
Replies: 33
Views: 5,096
Posted By valve guide

Roscoe1 thanks, I take all that on board.

Roscoe1 thanks, I take all that on board.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2019, 23:58
Replies: 33
Views: 5,096
Posted By valve guide

Willy Pete, maybe you just need another slap on...

Willy Pete, maybe you just need another slap on the forehead:)
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2019, 23:54
Replies: 33
Views: 5,096
Posted By valve guide

aa777888 Thanks I was traveling and its a bit...

aa777888 Thanks I was traveling and its a bit difficult to read on the phone. I am now home and have uploaded the manual which gives the specific instructions. So thanks again for your help, I wasn't...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2019, 16:21
Replies: 33
Views: 5,096
Posted By valve guide

Thanks for the reply and very helpful. When they...

Thanks for the reply and very helpful. When they say inspect, exactly what does that involve? I remember for an AD on my Enstrom I had to get the blade grips removed and an x-ray type inspection...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Nov 2019, 19:47
Replies: 33
Views: 5,096
Posted By valve guide

R44 12 Year Inspection

Hi, was wondering if anyone can list what officially needs to be done for a 12 year inspection as opposed to a rebuild. I know it needs new mrb's and trb's but not sure what else requires to be done....
9th Oct 2019, 13:44
Replies: 7
Views: 1,522
Posted By valve guide

Classic Aircraft Insurance

Looking at buying a classic machine (50 years +) and wondered if any one could point me in the direction of any insurance companies that specialise in this. I would also be interested to know what...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Oct 2019, 13:40
Replies: 5
Views: 963
Posted By valve guide

Classic Aircraft Insurance

Looking at buying a classic machine (50 years +) and wondered if any one could point me in the direction of any insurance companies that specialise in this. I would also be interested to know what...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th May 2018, 19:17
Replies: 3
Views: 1,930
Posted By valve guide

I had a look at the Rotorway and flew one and...

I had a look at the Rotorway and flew one and wasnít too impressed. Some of the other models are much better and even the rotorway doesnít come under the LAA. Just seems a great pity and nonsensical...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th May 2018, 08:17
Replies: 3
Views: 1,930
Posted By valve guide

LAA and helicopters

Just been for a pint with my brother-in-law and he was showing me the list of light aircraft approved by the LAA. Not one helicopter????? We know around the world there are many proven light...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th May 2018, 06:46
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By valve guide

I donít have anyone at the moment so will need to...

I donít have anyone at the moment so will need to look for someone if I go down this route. A lot of people say itís much easier in the States and just trying to see if it is for a private pilot.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Apr 2018, 08:10
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By valve guide

Costs/Categories N reg Robinson R22/44

Need some help and advice. Currently own a R22 on G reg and do around 40/50 hours per annum. Now I donít want to get into the argument about renting vs owning as I like the fact that I can walk out...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2018, 22:13
Replies: 102
Views: 22,203
Posted By valve guide

He did not hold a pilots licence. I mentioned the...

He did not hold a pilots licence. I mentioned the expired ARC and age of the helicopter to point out that I felt some major work was likely to have been getting done which may or may not had...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2018, 18:40
Replies: 102
Views: 22,203
Posted By valve guide

I note the aircraft was over 12 years old and...

I note the aircraft was over 12 years old and itís ARC wasnít current. I suspect it was getting a rebuild or overhaul. The rules seem crazy. I pass my ppl (H) and not allowed to fly until the...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2018, 17:29
Replies: 102
Views: 22,203
Posted By valve guide

Is an engineer who is not a pilot allowed to to...

Is an engineer who is not a pilot allowed to to have the rotors running without a pilot in the aircraft? Hope heís ok 👍🏻
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Sep 2017, 08:59
Replies: 42
Views: 7,283
Posted By valve guide

Sorry you felt the need to sigh:confused: but...

Sorry you felt the need to sigh:confused: but based upon the various interpretations and different countries rules I was a bit confused, as it would seem are a lot of other more experienced people...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Sep 2017, 07:57
Replies: 42
Views: 7,283
Posted By valve guide

Thanks for the clarification, is this the same...

Thanks for the clarification, is this the same for the R44 then?
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Sep 2017, 18:17
Replies: 42
Views: 7,283
Posted By valve guide

That sounds much more sensible. so in the US...

That sounds much more sensible. so in the US would it be 2200 runtime or flight time do you think?
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Sep 2017, 13:40
Replies: 42
Views: 7,283
Posted By valve guide

Still Not Clear!!!

I think the confusion is in the clarification of what 2200 "life" means??? Does it mean "flight hours" or "switched on" hours in whatever capacity that takes. R should really make it clearer so there...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Sep 2017, 11:19
Replies: 42
Views: 7,283
Posted By valve guide

Robinson 12 years/2200 Hours Question

Hi I'm wondering if anyone can help re this question. The HOBS on a R44 is collective activated meaning that the 2200 hours will be actual flown hours, The HOBS on the R22 is engine activated...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Mar 2017, 18:14
Replies: 11
Views: 2,824
Posted By valve guide

Don't apologise for your reply, I'm sure plenty...

Don't apologise for your reply, I'm sure plenty of people will, as is seen below, get where I was coming from. In the U.K. You can fly these kits for 28 days, I was wondering if the IAA (thanks for...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Mar 2017, 17:07
Replies: 11
Views: 2,824
Posted By valve guide

Irish CAA

Looks like I will be moving to Southern Ireland with my job. Are the Irish CAA any different to the Uk CAA in terms of helicopter maintenance fees/costs and do they have a more lenient attitude...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Aug 2016, 09:11
Replies: 6
Views: 2,079
Posted By valve guide

Hi FF yes I too have been on the course and...

Hi FF yes I too have been on the course and actually flown with Tim Tucker...great experience. I just wanted a general consensus of opinion as to what people thought about this and indeed if anyone...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Aug 2016, 07:30
Replies: 6
Views: 2,079
Posted By valve guide

Extension of Robinson 12 year Life

I have been talking with the guys at Star Trade Heli and they inform me that by placing a Robbie on the Austrian register, it is permissible to fly past the 12 years calendar life (not the 2200...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Mar 2016, 12:58
Replies: 0
Views: 1,081
Posted By valve guide

Kit Helicopters South of Ireland

Hi read here on many threads about the rediculous view the CAA here on kit helicopters approved to fly elsewhere in EASA world but limited to s 28 day visit here :ugh::ugh::ugh:

Is the same in...
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