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Forum: Rotorheads
16th Oct 2019, 00:54
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By crunchingnumbers

BK117 B2

Send me a private message with an email address and I can give you some PDF info.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jul 2019, 14:52
Replies: 446
Views: 389,194
Posted By crunchingnumbers

private island vhf+ miles from any kind of ATC at 2am

AGREE!

Good luck talking to yourself - it's the islands where it was hard to get someone up at IFR cruise altitudes between places including the US ADIZ. At that altitude from where they were...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th May 2019, 17:25
Replies: 72
Views: 78,158
Posted By crunchingnumbers

Yes 'established' is not fair to say (I know some...

Yes 'established' is not fair to say (I know some of the people - good people on the line in Trinidad), but replacements of the old 212's and 412's didn't happen without help is what I' meant.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th May 2019, 15:57
Replies: 72
Views: 78,158
Posted By crunchingnumbers

It will be interesting to see the common...

It will be interesting to see the common shareholders response to the fact that Bristow neatly carved out performing assets (Trinidad, UK etc etc), even though some of these operations were...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2019, 01:14
Replies: 5
Views: 1,948
Posted By crunchingnumbers

BHL

Bajan Helicopters Ltd ceased operations in on 1/1/2009. No realistic path or contract opportunities after 20 years in operation, but some great memories building and operating there.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jul 2016, 13:35
Replies: 330
Views: 173,026
Posted By crunchingnumbers

Send me a PM and I may be able to help. ...

Send me a PM and I may be able to help.

Update - sorry it's been deleted.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jul 2016, 16:58
Replies: 239
Views: 222,209
Posted By crunchingnumbers

Short

Interesting article and analysis RR. A compelling reason for a short BRS at Friday's closing price 12.21 although there was high trade volume and maybe too late. Looks like it is breaking below the...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jun 2016, 02:59
Replies: 13
Views: 4,497
Posted By crunchingnumbers

As a previous tour operator, the EC130 is without...

As a previous tour operator, the EC130 is without any doubt the airframe that provides the best customer experience. The largest tour operators in the world operate it, including Maverick and Blue...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jun 2016, 14:20
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,458,489
Posted By crunchingnumbers

Concentric: Yes really good to see some...

Concentric:

Yes really good to see some engineering insight into this. I don't fly the EC225/332and never have but it is always interesting to read Pprune posts from those knowledgeable in the...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jun 2016, 00:07
Replies: 27
Views: 5,077
Posted By crunchingnumbers

AOC versus ex military equipment

You need to give some more thought to operating structure when it comes to ex-military equipment and AOC issuance. How are you going to re-register and/or support them. An ex military airframe being...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jun 2016, 15:23
Replies: 239
Views: 222,209
Posted By crunchingnumbers

Clearly there are major current issues in O&G and...

Clearly there are major current issues in O&G and the leasing business with a lot of excess aircraft inventory.

Nowherespecial mentioned diversification and certainly that is desirable but it...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jun 2016, 13:45
Replies: 30
Views: 9,621
Posted By crunchingnumbers

Thanks for sharing a great article. Really...

Thanks for sharing a great article.

Really interesting in terms of conditioned/learned behaviour versus situational. Kudos to the crew under extremely stressful conditions and thankful for their...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th May 2016, 15:35
Replies: 858
Views: 717,776
Posted By crunchingnumbers

RR very interesting and very insightful....

RR very interesting and very insightful. Accountants and investors with short term outlooks are more the norm, and the group doesn't mind trading misery as long as it results in a return. As...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd May 2016, 16:10
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,458,489
Posted By crunchingnumbers

A sad thread indeed but this was funny:

A sad thread indeed but this was funny:
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Oct 2015, 13:56
Replies: 101
Views: 11,353
Posted By crunchingnumbers

NVG's

I have done my fair share of unaided deck landings at night which can be interesting to say the least, especially when trying to transition from things that seem to moving in weird sequences (the...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2015, 15:08
Replies: 13
Views: 4,330
Posted By crunchingnumbers

Good post Turbo. Refreshing to get some...

Good post Turbo.

Refreshing to get some insightful, and useful info from the OEM. Turbomeca is a great engine, all be it sometimes on the expensive side. A tech rep that gives available...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jul 2015, 22:31
Replies: 27
Views: 9,190
Posted By crunchingnumbers

You've got to assume that little johnny is going...

You've got to assume that little johnny is going to press all the buttons, so all and any safe guard is required, including watching them or just keeping them out. If not, it may be expensive.

...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jun 2015, 15:15
Replies: 1,141
Views: 300,473
Posted By crunchingnumbers

Design and Engineering

Nick thanks for the insightful and (at least for me) illuminating information on the engineering considerations - well put.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2015, 12:25
Replies: 137
Views: 24,683
Posted By crunchingnumbers

Never Fretter - when it comes to singles the...

Never Fretter - when it comes to singles the numbers will always likely reflect what we are seeing, particularly for IIMC. Regardless of the training (which is obviously still very important and...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Apr 2015, 13:08
Replies: 137
Views: 24,683
Posted By crunchingnumbers

US Specs

Not all helicopter operations in the US are 'low spec', at least in the case of larger operators. AMC operates 100+ 135/145's alone, in addition to other twins. That is certainly more than some...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Apr 2015, 13:17
Replies: 137
Views: 24,683
Posted By crunchingnumbers

On the contrary, that's why the 407 was selected....

On the contrary, that's why the 407 was selected. For most operations (other than hot/high) the 407 provided better metrics than the other choices B2/B3 and 130. CG issues affect the latter such that...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Dec 2014, 23:57
Replies: 31
Views: 18,826
Posted By crunchingnumbers

A pilot I fly with who also supports that...

A pilot I fly with who also supports that Battalion sent me the pics after it happened - unbelievable. At 6000' they entered an auto and contacted approach to declare an emergency. Approach told...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Aug 2014, 01:19
Replies: 5
Views: 2,423
Posted By crunchingnumbers

350 Power

"Devil 49 - Nothing happens"

Well it depends on what consumers are on that bus. In some aircraft it may have been modified to include ancillary items - frequently on VEMD B2/B3's this is the case...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jul 2014, 13:46
Replies: 125
Views: 16,120
Posted By crunchingnumbers

Excellent article and video. I'd seen the flight...

Excellent article and video. I'd seen the flight reconstruction at a safety meeting but this puts it all into context. I'll be presenting this at a Air Medical safety meeting for crews on Monday.
Forum: Rotorheads
28th May 2014, 20:52
Replies: 342
Views: 47,379
Posted By crunchingnumbers

TC I don't think that was called for, or...

TC I don't think that was called for, or appropriate regardless of the circumstances. A fellow pilot, a life lost and a terrible lesson or reminder, for us all to learn from.

You might do well to...
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