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Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2020, 16:02
Replies: 8
Views: 1,756
Posted By nigelh

And if any one needs JetA1 west of Leeds just...

And if any one needs JetA1 west of Leeds just contact me . We could do rotors running depending on type .
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Mar 2020, 19:39
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By nigelh

So if FAA licence is not accepted then I guess...

So if FAA licence is not accepted then I guess the only way forward is to get a type rating on a type that my school in SA can teach on .
What is irritating is that it appears I will then have to do...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Mar 2020, 11:48
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By nigelh

It appears I need to do my SA check ride on a...

It appears I need to do my SA check ride on a type that I have on my licence but also a type they have on their ATO .....so again , does anyone here fly in SA on their FAA licence?
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Mar 2020, 20:00
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By nigelh

Thanks . Will call them . Just want to be able...

Thanks . Will call them . Just want to be able to SFH a 350 , 407 or 206 couple times a year and do some training .
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Mar 2020, 19:55
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By nigelh

Iím wondering if it would just be easier to fly...

Iím wondering if it would just be easier to fly on my FAA licence out there . Anybody done SFH there on FAA ticket ??
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Mar 2020, 11:45
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By nigelh

MD500 training in S Africa

I am going to SA to get my SA licence and do some VR training . I have flown on my FAA licence for last 10 years and let my CAA licence lapse with MD500 , 206 , 350 ratings .
I am now in month 3...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Feb 2020, 18:15
Replies: 835
Views: 579,443
Posted By nigelh

aa you have put together a specific scenario of...

aa you have put together a specific scenario of a/c , lightweight battery etc which may or may not be correct but for most people like myself I am only interested in the spec I have . It can also...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Feb 2020, 11:19
Replies: 835
Views: 579,443
Posted By nigelh

Donít think twice about it ..., itís a fabulous...

Donít think twice about it ..., itís a fabulous machine !!! I was going to sell mine but have really fallen in love with it now . Couple of small issues early on with engine which were all...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Feb 2020, 12:32
Replies: 835
Views: 579,443
Posted By nigelh

No I have kept it and sold my 109 to Canada . i...

No I have kept it and sold my 109 to Canada .
i have sold a few blocks of 25 hrs and am allowing some SFH out of Wycombe and Goodwood . Also doing a number of type ratings over the next few months...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jan 2020, 01:17
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jan 2020, 16:13
Replies: 36
Views: 9,048
Posted By nigelh

Water is bound to have got in under the skins, ...

Water is bound to have got in under the skins,

really ?? So you donít think heavy rain hitting them @ 400mph might get water inside ? I also think the water would just evaporate if kept in a...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jan 2020, 13:51
Replies: 90
Views: 47,847
Posted By nigelh

Helimutt ...... yes of course I agree . I was...

Helimutt ...... yes of course I agree . I was not aware of that other part of the story !! In general though we are very lucky to have such unrestricted airspace ( for now ) and helpful ATC . ...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jan 2020, 13:37
Replies: 90
Views: 47,847
Posted By nigelh

I have on more than one occasion argued with ATC...

I have on more than one occasion argued with ATC about a clearance and eventually won !
If they give you a departure clearing via a point which is completely in the wrong direction and there is no...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jan 2020, 11:59
Replies: 90
Views: 47,847
Posted By nigelh

I am not taking sides but it does seem to me that...

I am not taking sides but it does seem to me that he is making a fair point . That is not exactly Heathrow and sometimes it feels like ATC are just trying to be awkward with Helicopters!! The...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jan 2020, 11:27
Replies: 23
Views: 17,236
Posted By nigelh

But a good party trick ( if you donít mess it up...

But a good party trick ( if you donít mess it up !) . He slightly loses it on the second rev but gets it together for a perfect touch down . Without a passenger and at an air show I would have...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Dec 2019, 13:23
Replies: 65
Views: 41,464
Posted By nigelh

Shy .... as we all know ANY flight can be a ď...

Shy .... as we all know ANY flight can be a ď privateĒ flight !! In fact there is almost no need for anyone to have an aoc other than for random ad hoc charters .
Most people that charter do so...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2019, 23:59
Replies: 65
Views: 41,464
Posted By nigelh

ďFor all the negative parts of the CAA it must be...

ďFor all the negative parts of the CAA it must be said they are a top class regulatorĒ ...........

Hilarious !!!! Where are you living ???!!!! They are a totally ineffectual bunch of bureaucrats...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Nov 2019, 19:24
Replies: 123
Views: 67,464
Posted By nigelh

No keep it up Hot . You are RN and definitely...

No keep it up Hot . You are RN and definitely way higher in the pecking order than RAF where apparently they still sit next to their wives at dinner !! The Senior Service would never be so naff...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Nov 2019, 10:33
Replies: 123
Views: 67,464
Posted By nigelh

SLB ... well said !! aa...donít worry about...

SLB ... well said !! aa...donít worry about Crab being rude and aggressive . Itís not his fault and he canít help it . How would you feel if you were the very best at everything and then had to...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Nov 2019, 10:27
Replies: 263
Views: 129,871
Posted By nigelh

That is certainly correct . If you forget the...

That is certainly correct . If you forget the sequence of leg first round front of cyclic from face in position then twist and hook yourself in from the hand grab you were stuffed !!!
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Nov 2019, 00:17
Replies: 263
Views: 129,871
Posted By nigelh

Low skids make rough terrain landing difficult...

Low skids make rough terrain landing difficult and will put the tail rotor v close to the ground or shrubs etc High skids just lifts everything higher , including the main blades for safety as well...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Oct 2019, 22:30
Replies: 87
Views: 37,514
Posted By nigelh

Will an R44 turn over if you move the cyclic on...

Will an R44 turn over if you move the cyclic on the ground with collective down ? I can only presume he also knocked the collective up at the same time !
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Oct 2019, 08:07
Replies: 155
Views: 99,115
Posted By nigelh

The point I was really making was that in the UK...

The point I was really making was that in the UK at least we take 30 min as being the average time between the two .... which even is easy for a Crab to work out . Trying to determine degrees off...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Oct 2019, 23:09
Replies: 155
Views: 99,115
Posted By nigelh

What a load of nonsense . How do I know what...

What a load of nonsense . How do I know what degrees it is !! I think you will find that for legal purposes VFR day stops 30 mins after the stated sunset in your area . Maybe I am wrong .....
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Oct 2019, 14:15
Replies: 155
Views: 99,115
Posted By nigelh

And there are strong doubts as to whether Mr Kerr...

And there are strong doubts as to whether Mr Kerr was qualified to fly at night at all, even in clear weather, meaning he should have been on the ground at least 10 minutes before ďlast lightĒ.
are...
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