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Forum: Rotorheads
4th Apr 2017, 18:52
Replies: 432
Views: 190,140
Posted By Peter-RB

Alpha, There are many new PPL's who want to...

Alpha,

There are many new PPL's who want to fly Rotary that would have great difficulty in riding a two wheeler, money and paying more dose'nt really get to the point,, how many people have a sack...
18th Jan 2017, 16:14
Replies: 47
Views: 13,088
Posted By Peter-RB

My old Dad told me of a flight of the Beaus based...

My old Dad told me of a flight of the Beaus based on Malta or N Africa shooting down some 6 engined big ugly Me troop carriers, said the just folded up when hit across the wing area across the...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jan 2017, 16:03
Replies: 47
Views: 5,803
Posted By Peter-RB

How much vaguely of course does the CEO get in...

How much vaguely of course does the CEO get in remuneration(wages) and or Plus Bonuses.

I have a pal who owns a transport company running 1500 tractors and as twice many trailers daily his...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jan 2017, 15:55
Replies: 12
Views: 2,396
Posted By Peter-RB

Thats alright then..so is Crime on a downward...

Thats alright then..so is Crime on a downward spiral, or are they filling more boots for walking around existing Dark Aeas..

Mighty, thank you Yes with a nice surprise my eldest boy was improved...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jan 2017, 11:42
Replies: 43
Views: 14,818
Posted By Peter-RB

They did well to get Fire services Up top of...

They did well to get Fire services Up top of mountain,..or was that just some passing fire bobby with an extinguisher..
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jan 2017, 08:33
Replies: 12
Views: 2,396
Posted By Peter-RB

Thank you Guys, from my point of view what a...

Thank you Guys, from my point of view what a negative way of having the infrastructure there, and having spent big bucks to do so, and yet getting rid of the main speedy item to get eyes on far...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jan 2017, 12:09
Replies: 12
Views: 2,396
Posted By Peter-RB

Is Warton Police Heli still Flying from there?

Its been very quiet of late with the exception of Christmas week when the Local Bear in The Air seemed to come from Barton direction, or just could have been our normal Warton one on a busy night.....
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Dec 2016, 12:06
Replies: 74
Views: 13,919
Posted By Peter-RB

TC that would be OXO.. I have not been here...

TC that would be OXO..

I have not been here for some tim, busy Grandpa and all that, but it is really nice to see you have a softer side to you..well you did inthe opening part of this thread of...
12th Aug 2016, 06:06
Replies: 47
Views: 24,237
Posted By Peter-RB

I had a strange hobby of collecting Aero engines...

I had a strange hobby of collecting Aero engines and "Bits" that still worked, I had Merlin's,Griffon's Alvis Leonides, Issotta Frashini W18s, many different types of Props and engine ancillary...
9th Aug 2016, 09:27
Replies: 1
Views: 1,725
Posted By Peter-RB

Spitfire Duo over the Ribble Valley

Yesterday just after lunch I heard the long ago sound of Music, in the form of the much admired Merlin V12, dropping everything to the abject annoyance of Mrs PR-B I rushed outside to see a pair of...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th May 2016, 08:46
Replies: 7
Views: 3,801
Posted By Peter-RB

Did the Pilot know, if not a couple of tight...

Did the Pilot know, if not a couple of tight orbits would have altered the weight imbalance..!! :ok:
Forum: Rotorheads
13th May 2016, 15:16
Replies: 5
Views: 2,408
Posted By Peter-RB

Nescafe, I was not really complaining ..more...

Nescafe,

I was not really complaining ..more wondering where he would hit..when something went eventually went properly "Crack" :eek::eek:
Forum: Rotorheads
11th May 2016, 06:23
Replies: 5
Views: 2,408
Posted By Peter-RB

Hot temps in Cyprus

Mrs P-RB and self are both recuperating in Cyprus(Pafos/Paphos) after both being a little poorly, however nearly twice per day a Yellow and Black Stripped R44 fly's around mid day-ish at about...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jan 2016, 06:05
Replies: 5,672
Views: 4,456,665
Posted By Peter-RB

Hells -Bells, how did that Sea King not cut his...

Hells -Bells, how did that Sea King not cut his tail orf..:D:D
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jan 2016, 15:40
Replies: 7
Views: 2,952
Posted By Peter-RB

Will it work with a 90 KG person, and what...

Will it work with a 90 KG person, and what happens down hill and when you want to turn around and go back ..uphill.. or is it just for windless flat lands, something we don't really have here in the...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Dec 2015, 06:04
Replies: 111
Views: 14,600
Posted By Peter-RB

I fly Heli's just for the sheer fun of vertical...

I fly Heli's just for the sheer fun of vertical flight from any place that only that type of aircraft can get out of, or into, ... however to be a Pro Heli Pilot would indeed be my picture of heaven,...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Dec 2015, 08:56
Replies: 228
Views: 49,787
Posted By Peter-RB

Just to add a small comment, Tower Cranes...

Just to add a small comment,

Tower Cranes due to there structure's and ways of being erected and fixed.. ether to buildings ..Or to the ground, have to be left when parked in a Safe way that...
3rd Dec 2015, 08:23
Replies: 11
Views: 3,071
Posted By Peter-RB

Two names from the past, at really the start of...

Two names from the past, at really the start of the British Jet Design age, Neville Duke and Peter Twiss, were real boyhood Hero's to me, my Uncle who was also a hero to me (he was in 617 Sqdn) ...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Nov 2015, 08:26
Replies: 81
Views: 46,065
Posted By Peter-RB

What sort of SHP is needed to be had for running...

What sort of SHP is needed to be had for running the EC120, and what sort of Diesel Engine would be fitted, would it be a big six, or V6 upright or inverted, or the same with a V8 or V10, V12, the...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Nov 2015, 14:50
Replies: 131
Views: 38,253
Posted By Peter-RB

The last big multi wheel drive fire tender I was...

The last big multi wheel drive fire tender I was stood against was literally built like a tank with armoured glass and big roll bars all around the cab front and side area, could the driver not have...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Nov 2015, 15:03
Replies: 148
Views: 87,748
Posted By Peter-RB

TC,....:D but not normally, but in her case...

TC,....:D but not normally, but in her case yes..!:ok:
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Nov 2015, 14:57
Replies: 148
Views: 87,748
Posted By Peter-RB

I have great respect for Lady Pilots (or should...

I have great respect for Lady Pilots (or should it be Pilotess) I was taught by a really nice gal called Wendy, she was patience personified , and never got into a sweat in my early lessons when all...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2015, 13:08
Replies: 8
Views: 2,292
Posted By Peter-RB

HI DK, You will possibly be on a fools...

HI DK,

You will possibly be on a fools errand, a couple of my pals have XKE Ht and conv with the same problem, one of them is so bad at direction if he fell into a box of nipples he would surface...
29th Oct 2015, 15:37
Replies: 57
Views: 15,937
Posted By Peter-RB

What a brilliant and well done video, it seems...

What a brilliant and well done video, it seems strange to me that an aircraft my Uncle Les was connected with at 617 was relevant through out my early and teenage years has just stopped flying in the...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Oct 2015, 05:38
Replies: 5,651
Views: 3,497,593
Posted By Peter-RB

QDM, these smart Helis operate to about half of...

QDM,
these smart Helis operate to about half of what the VF helis do, what about the fenestron at say, the EBC.. sort of alt, would it still have sufficient authority , over the older design of...
19th Oct 2015, 05:26
Replies: 3
Views: 3,024
Posted By Peter-RB

Good morning Peter, Simple way would be try...

Good morning Peter,

Simple way would be try the route through his publishers, .. adds extra to the good story already.!

good luck
Peter R-B
Lancashire:ok:
12th Oct 2015, 11:02
Replies: 57
Views: 15,937
Posted By Peter-RB

Have we finally seen the last of the Dear old...

Have we finally seen the last of the Dear old Vulcan? or is some fiendish plan being hatched to do something else with her??
12th Oct 2015, 05:17
Replies: 6
Views: 3,109
Posted By Peter-RB

If the Airport dose not own the land, it will...

If the Airport dose not own the land, it will have no control on what happens on it, plus Pheasent's don't fly high enough to be a danger to A/c, plus they like undergrowth and hedgerows not big open...
10th Oct 2015, 15:47
Replies: 57
Views: 15,937
Posted By Peter-RB

The Mighty Delta winged craft overflew Stonyhurst...

The Mighty Delta winged craft overflew Stonyhurst College in the Ribble valley at almost silent mode with just barely a ripple of the famous stained glass windows, sadly I was inside at a meeting,...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Oct 2015, 11:04
Replies: 241
Views: 42,712
Posted By Peter-RB

Gentlemen, I still say, this action by saving...

Gentlemen,
I still say, this action by saving a man's life, give's the Pilot a lot of credit, and any sane person would do similar things, would any of you here use the excuse I am not trained to...
7th Oct 2015, 10:43
Replies: 185
Views: 586,529
Posted By Peter-RB

Possibly by checking for Taxi-ing incidents or...

Possibly by checking for Taxi-ing incidents or aborted crosswind incident in Africa..on Google:ok:
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Oct 2015, 09:08
Replies: 241
Views: 42,712
Posted By Peter-RB

How sad, Obviously the Authorities in NZ...

How sad,

Obviously the Authorities in NZ seem to be afflicted with the same sort of Mangled lines of thought ( NO BRAIN COMMON SENSE AREA) that all Civil servant types all over the world are...
5th Oct 2015, 08:31
Replies: 185
Views: 586,529
Posted By Peter-RB

She would possibly get more interest,.. and...

She would possibly get more interest,.. and conversely then more sponsorship if she was described as Aviatrix...Dominatrix , or am I being a typical Bloke!!:E
4th Oct 2015, 14:40
Replies: 34
Views: 11,461
Posted By Peter-RB

What a good thread, Wake turbulence and...

What a good thread,

Wake turbulence and ground air current are something that all of the PPL Pilots FW and Rotary should read up on and fully understand, I trained initially on R22/R44 and they...
19th Sep 2015, 10:08
Replies: 185
Views: 586,529
Posted By Peter-RB

LOST HER WAY FROM GOOD WOOD..!!!! :sad::eek: ...

LOST HER WAY FROM GOOD WOOD..!!!! :sad::eek:

well then, that don't sound healthy for a slightly longer trip to say.................err Africa..:eek: Or is this a build up to look at me...
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