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Forum: Rotorheads
26th May 2016, 23:41
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,470,152
Posted By charlieDontSurf

Any thoughts about all the pitchlinks been...

Any thoughts about all the pitchlinks been severed on the middle?
Could that be an indication of sudden stoppage of the MGB?
Can't remember anyone commenting those.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th May 2016, 23:38
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,470,152
Posted By charlieDontSurf

Are you a reporter halsandberg?��

Are you a reporter halsandberg?��
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd May 2016, 20:39
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,470,152
Posted By charlieDontSurf

Why does the EASA-AD include more checks than the...

Why does the EASA-AD include more checks than the bulletin from Airbus?
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd May 2016, 13:44
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,470,152
Posted By charlieDontSurf

Dipper: -It was NOT pilot error. -I just...

Dipper:

-It was NOT pilot error.
-I just said that I understand that people loose faith in the 332/225, AS they would loose faith in any type that has a high accident rate.
-My point was the...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd May 2016, 12:57
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,470,152
Posted By charlieDontSurf

I think the accident rate we have seen the past...

I think the accident rate we have seen the past years is unacceptable.
There are different types-and reasons for the accidents, but the rate is unacceptable anyway. It's starting to look like the...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd May 2016, 12:33
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,470,152
Posted By charlieDontSurf

Summary of the pressbrief: -Technical...

Summary of the pressbrief:
-Technical malfunction, not pilot error.
-Everything seemed normal until the accident occured, and it happened VERY quick.
-No new info other than they need to do more...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st May 2016, 22:44
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,470,152
Posted By charlieDontSurf

That sounds like a engineering/tech related cause...

That sounds like a engineering/tech related cause of the accident?
Why would they otherwise decide to not suspend flights in the 225 at this early stage after the accident?
I think it's strange...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Dec 2013, 23:59
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,074,155
Posted By charlieDontSurf

Some pages ago someone summed up different...

Some pages ago someone summed up different scenarios, and at the end added "Sabotage, or another cause starting with an S".
I didn't understand what that could stand for, but I certainly got a chill...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2013, 20:07
Replies: 28
Views: 6,662
Posted By charlieDontSurf

CHC and Bristow in Norway issues a quite clever...

CHC and Bristow in Norway issues a quite clever Emergency Breathing Device to their passengers.
It's a sort of "re-breather", just a mouthpiece attached to a hose that goes inside the drysuit. That...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Oct 2013, 11:08
Replies: 944
Views: 914,434
Posted By charlieDontSurf

YOP, you are funny...:yuk: A good friend of...

YOP, you are funny...:yuk:

A good friend of mine was in a helicopter crash with one fatality, and he wore a helmet (Gallet 250), with his visor down.
The front window smashed to pieces, with...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Oct 2013, 23:51
Replies: 3
Views: 1,786
Posted By charlieDontSurf

Do you know what other companies are in the final...

Do you know what other companies are in the final rund?
And when do they decide who gets it?
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Oct 2013, 20:50
Replies: 48
Views: 26,344
Posted By charlieDontSurf

MGB issues. Again...

MGB issues. Again...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Oct 2013, 22:56
Replies: 95
Views: 12,404
Posted By charlieDontSurf

....or of course bad cockpit design/layout.... ...

....or of course bad cockpit design/layout....

Take the collective AP beep-trim on the S-92, that can contol what height Rad-Alt one is flying. It's next to the china-hat that controls the...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Oct 2013, 22:47
Replies: 95
Views: 12,404
Posted By charlieDontSurf

I agree with TheLearner. If we didn't ditch,...

I agree with TheLearner.

If we didn't ditch, we wouldn't need emergency exits eighter...

On a Boeing 737 I think there are 6-8 exits, and they carry up to 240-250 pax.

I agree that the...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Sep 2013, 12:28
Replies: 95
Views: 12,404
Posted By charlieDontSurf

I got a PM with a very good point. ...

I got a PM with a very good point.

Information regarding incidents/close calls should come out to the whole industry quickly following the incident, so that everyone can learn from it.

After an...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Sep 2013, 23:11
Replies: 95
Views: 12,404
Posted By charlieDontSurf

No feedback from UK guys?

No feedback from UK guys?
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Sep 2013, 22:48
Replies: 95
Views: 12,404
Posted By charlieDontSurf

NS Safety improvements?

Instead of posting in the "ditched 332"-thread, I'm starting a new thread concentrated on suggestions and views regarding safety of Offshore OPS in the North Sea.

I think that could be useful to...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Sep 2013, 10:18
Replies: 9
Views: 3,296
Posted By charlieDontSurf

No, there are several pilots form the UK,...

No, there are several pilots form the UK, Germany, Finland etc who don't speak Norwegian.

Also, many pilots commute back to their home countries.
14/14 is based on seniority, but it usually...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Apr 2013, 23:02
Replies: 2,834
Views: 846,133
Posted By charlieDontSurf

Conditions

Ok, enough about who will fly, mill transition etc...

Can anyone who has some insight tell me about the conditions planned for the SAR-crews (civ or mil, whoever, it's Bristow now...!)?

-What...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Apr 2013, 10:16
Replies: 313
Views: 51,907
Posted By charlieDontSurf

CHC Norway

DauphinDude:

I wouldn't expect Stavanger as basing, they barely have any flying from that base anymore, as Bristow has won all the contracts at Sola.
They fly ad-hook and Shuttle/SAR at Ekofisk...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Oct 2010, 11:26
Replies: 5,615
Views: 1,738,882
Posted By charlieDontSurf

OK, I understand. As I said, I don't know...

OK, I understand. As I said, I don't know Caverton. :)
I'm quite interested in how it's going along down there with DanCopter, because it's an alternative for me to apply for a co-pilot position...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Oct 2010, 13:01
Replies: 5,615
Views: 1,738,882
Posted By charlieDontSurf

I don't understand why you guys are so negative...

I don't understand why you guys are so negative to DanCopter?
Is it only because it's a new operator, or is it because you lost a contract to a competing company?

I don't know Caverton, but...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Oct 2010, 14:37
Replies: 6
Views: 2,105
Posted By charlieDontSurf

Since you haven't got any answers from...

Since you haven't got any answers from offshore-pilots, I might as well come with an input.
I work for an inland-company (mostly sling-load and other aerial work). We use the AS 350-family...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2010, 10:41
Replies: 140
Views: 18,421
Posted By charlieDontSurf

Peter PanPan: I finished my IR-H ME last...

Peter PanPan:

I finished my IR-H ME last friday in Norway at European Helicopter Center www.ehc.no (http://www.ehc.no) It concisted of 40 hrs FNPT II + 8 hrs VFR and 10 hrs IFR on the BO 105 +...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2010, 10:10
Replies: 26
Views: 20,333
Posted By charlieDontSurf

My experience is that overtorque happens most...

My experience is that overtorque happens most likely on delivery of a heavy load, often if you come in too fast, or with a tailwind. Too hard pedal-inputs will result in an overtorque if you are on...
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