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Forum: Rotorheads
1st Nov 2020, 22:17
Replies: 105
Views: 16,128
Posted By chopjock

Arnie, We use the offset pitch link system on...

Arnie,
We use the offset pitch link system on model helicopters. It adds in negative feedback to the blade during gusty conditions. Imagine advancing blade flaps up but the pushrod from the swash...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Aug 2020, 10:16
Replies: 81
Views: 16,996
Posted By chopjock

So you mean pilot error then? As is everywhere...

So you mean pilot error then? As is everywhere else...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Aug 2020, 10:13
Replies: 81
Views: 16,996
Posted By chopjock

What is a low flying fairground?

What is a low flying fairground?
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jun 2020, 11:12
Replies: 1,216
Views: 621,988
Posted By chopjock

Perhaps they are just baffled by how a heavily...

Perhaps they are just baffled by how a heavily regulated supposedly ultra safe Cat A take off profile with all those engines can still manage to crash and burn...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jun 2020, 11:02
Replies: 24
Views: 9,425
Posted By chopjock

You think this is how to take off in any...

You think this is how to take off in any helicopter? LOL
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Apr 2020, 11:18
Replies: 11
Views: 2,758
Posted By chopjock

m32k That's good. It will be worth it to...

m32k


That's good. It will be worth it to be unshackled from an unelected, unaccountable, undemocratic, corrupt, bureaucratic, autocratic, kleptocratic, protectionist, greedy, dictatorial...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2020, 20:51
Replies: 1,277
Views: 497,893
Posted By chopjock

How about do a flyby once for someone to hear the...

How about do a flyby once for someone to hear the sound then do another flyby engine off and if the sound has gone then it was coming from the engine...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Mar 2020, 14:34
Replies: 13
Views: 3,437
Posted By chopjock

Oh thank god for that... The Bureaucracy coming...

Oh thank god for that... The Bureaucracy coming out of EASA is overpowering. I spend more time having to do their absurd paperwork than I do flying my helicopter.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Mar 2020, 09:18
Replies: 8
Views: 1,689
Posted By chopjock

Agile I'm not sure accelerate forward...

Agile


I'm not sure accelerate forward would be appropriate at that site? That may place the climb out over the students / buildings. Better to turn away from a crowd. Perhaps you are quick to...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Mar 2020, 14:23
Replies: 840
Views: 631,214
Posted By chopjock

https://dailyactive.info/2019/03/06/investigators-...

https://dailyactive.info/2019/03/06/investigators-reveal-mistake-leading-to-turkana-helicopter-crash/
That's not a Bell 505 in those pictures...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Feb 2020, 15:30
Replies: 14
Views: 5,314
Posted By chopjock

Back door They had an accident and you...

Back door


They had an accident and you think they were lucky?...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Feb 2020, 17:18
Replies: 51
Views: 14,652
Posted By chopjock

I replied to the scammer writing Hello Dennis,...

I replied to the scammer writing Hello Dennis, when are you going to pay me that 500 you still owe me? I never heard back from them though...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jan 2020, 20:35
Replies: 90
Views: 51,116
Posted By chopjock

There are more ATZs that do not have ATC than do...

There are more ATZs that do not have ATC than do have ATC...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jan 2020, 17:44
Replies: 90
Views: 51,116
Posted By chopjock

You do know you don't always need permission to...

You do know you don't always need permission to enter an ATZ right?
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Nov 2019, 19:43
Replies: 263
Views: 140,658
Posted By chopjock

Low skids = less weight, less drag, no steps = go...

Low skids = less weight, less drag, no steps = go faster.
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Nov 2019, 09:34
Replies: 19
Views: 5,094
Posted By chopjock

I should think the over regulating, bureaucratic...

I should think the over regulating, bureaucratic protectionist nonsense coming from EASA doesn't help much either...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Oct 2019, 20:40
Replies: 87
Views: 40,124
Posted By chopjock

It's not an offence to leave the scene of a car...

It's not an offence to leave the scene of a car crash unless there is injury or third party damage...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Oct 2019, 14:48
Replies: 16
Views: 3,153
Posted By chopjock

helipixman I think Knokke Heliport is...

helipixman


I think Knokke Heliport is still about 5km from Zeebrugge Port even if he doesn't have a trailer.
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Aug 2019, 23:27
Replies: 66
Views: 24,852
Posted By chopjock

SAS He hit wires and you think he was...

SAS


He hit wires and you think he was lucky...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2019, 10:31
Replies: 392
Views: 71,102
Posted By chopjock

I think some of you are forgetting that a roll...

I think some of you are forgetting that a roll command would respond faster than a pitch (nose down) command. Therefore jumping sideways with pedal assist would be quicker than jumping forward when...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jul 2019, 22:34
Replies: 27
Views: 12,492
Posted By chopjock

It looks to me like they were loading a ship, not...

It looks to me like they were loading a ship, not a helicopter...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jul 2019, 20:47
Replies: 30
Views: 7,280
Posted By chopjock

chopjock 212man You do know that...

chopjock




212man
You do know that when landing or taking off in accordance with normal aviation practice that you don't actually have to land or take off right?
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jul 2019, 09:54
Replies: 30
Views: 7,280
Posted By chopjock

Unless landing or taking off "in accordance with...

Unless landing or taking off "in accordance with normal aviation practice" comes to mind...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jun 2019, 09:47
Replies: 21
Views: 4,214
Posted By chopjock

"Shouldn't" and "cannot" are two different...

"Shouldn't" and "cannot" are two different things. Which is it?
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jun 2019, 09:43
Replies: 21
Views: 4,214
Posted By chopjock

Non-PC Plod Are you sure about that? ...

Non-PC Plod


Are you sure about that? If an engine failed for real you would most likely not have permission to land were you end up anyway...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jun 2019, 09:24
Replies: 144
Views: 95,549
Posted By chopjock

It would appear he successfully dived to recover...

It would appear he successfully dived to recover once so perhaps he thought he could get away with it again...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th May 2019, 09:35
Replies: 8
Views: 3,393
Posted By chopjock

It didn't look like they were in danger. They...

It didn't look like they were in danger. They could have just waited for the tide to go back out...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Apr 2019, 10:02
Replies: 59
Views: 35,392
Posted By chopjock

Anfi has a valid point. If there was a single...

Anfi has a valid point. If there was a single engined variant of a BK117 then presumably it would likely have better endurance...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Apr 2019, 20:52
Replies: 165
Views: 55,062
Posted By chopjock

crab I'm not sure you are right there. ...

crab


I'm not sure you are right there.
Have you considered the Bell 214 v Bell 212 for example?
Or the AS350 v AS 355?

The reason there are not many heavier twin types made is most likely...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Apr 2019, 14:15
Replies: 165
Views: 55,062
Posted By chopjock

Nubian I believe Anfi has said twice he...

Nubian


I believe Anfi has said twice he was referring to the tail rotor... And the electric trim was 5hite on the R44.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Apr 2019, 22:32
Replies: 205
Views: 136,623
Posted By chopjock

That could probably be just what this pilot and...

That could probably be just what this pilot and many others were thinking too...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Apr 2019, 16:15
Replies: 165
Views: 55,062
Posted By chopjock

So had it been a single, which one of those two...

So had it been a single, which one of those two engines would it have had? The one that blew up or the one that didn't...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Mar 2019, 22:12
Replies: 20
Views: 6,456
Posted By chopjock

Are you suggesting that having an accident means...

Are you suggesting that having an accident means an "unsafe flight"? Works both ways... Lots of AOC accidents about.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Mar 2019, 13:27
Replies: 20
Views: 6,456
Posted By chopjock

So no harm done then...

So no harm done then...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Feb 2019, 21:40
Replies: 119
Views: 46,781
Posted By chopjock

So no AP then...

So no AP then...
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