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17th Nov 2021, 14:29
Replies: 5
Views: 3,080
Posted By John R81

Registered to the Trustee of JORVIK FLYING GROUP....

Registered to the Trustee of JORVIK FLYING GROUP.

Aircraft was involved in an earlier 2015 incident...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Nov 2021, 13:04
Replies: 13
Views: 2,757
Posted By John R81

November 2021 report also carries the report into...

November 2021 report also carries the report into Bell 407 (N120HH) (https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/618ce0318fa8f5037b09c4e5/Bell_407_N120HH_11-21.pdf):- Engine failure and...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Oct 2021, 12:24
Replies: 34
Views: 10,607
Posted By John R81

G-WIZZ down 15/10/21

Reported on Aviation Safety Network (https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/268974), Forced landing after engine failure, tail boom severed on landing. 3POB, no injuries.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Sep 2021, 14:54
Replies: 12
Views: 3,422
Posted By John R81

Since December 2017 registered on the US register...

Since December 2017 registered on the US register (FAA) to Fawkes Inc Trustee at 251 Littlefalls Drive, Wilmington, DE. The registration is to a corporate Trustee entity, which is not the same as...
9th Jul 2021, 16:19
Replies: 8
Views: 6,034
Posted By John R81

DHC-2 Beaver Orebro airport 9 July 21

Report on BBC news (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-57774490).
Aircraft crashed shortly after take-off. On board were Pilot and 8 sky divers. 9 fatalities.
1st Jul 2021, 14:42
Replies: 8
Views: 8,319
Posted By John R81

BBC updated report...

BBC updated report (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-57676316).

"A 65-year-old man from Balls Cross, near Petworth in West Sussex, and a 58-year-old man from Gosport in Hampshire died,...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Mar 2021, 14:00
Replies: 1,609
Views: 1,758,841
Posted By John R81

EGB at Redhill train with Cabri (amongst other...

EGB at Redhill train with Cabri (amongst other things
25th Mar 2021, 15:12
Replies: 37
Views: 6,359
Posted By John R81

If you read the case you will see that the...

If you read the case you will see that the "negligence" finding for the pilot related to the fact that he landed late, not that he hit the Ferris Wheel, or didn't see it.

Basically, this case...
22nd Mar 2021, 09:45
Replies: 37
Views: 6,359
Posted By John R81

I didn't react, it's really just swings &...

I didn't react, it's really just swings & roundabouts.

But I think this is a serious legal point for all pilots. The "negligence" finding was based on an approach that was hot / high. If it...
19th Mar 2021, 12:01
Replies: 37
Views: 6,359
Posted By John R81

Bad landing = negligence

Interesting conclusions of the Australian Court in a case where late touch-down lad to an "unusual" crash (the aircraft hit a Ferris Wheel). The case concerned liability for damages claimed by a...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Mar 2021, 07:55
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By John R81

Seconded. Well worth spending time listening to...

Seconded. Well worth spending time listening to this panel session
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Mar 2021, 10:08
Replies: 65
Views: 10,681
Posted By John R81

R44 Raven II POH is available online...

R44 Raven II POH is available online (https://robinsonheli.com/r44-ii-poh/) from Robinson. Section 5.5 (Performance) contain the graph of weight / OGE Hover, Take-Off power, Nil Wind at Density...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Mar 2021, 15:32
Replies: 65
Views: 10,681
Posted By John R81

My PPL(H) training was into a site surrounded by...

My PPL(H) training was into a site surrounded by trees, requiring OGE hover and about 100ft vertical descent / ascent to leave. Same site was used on my PPL(H) skills test.
12th Mar 2021, 10:29
Replies: 23
Views: 6,744
Posted By John R81

Maoraigh1 - I recall that Safran (turbine...

Maoraigh1 - I recall that Safran (turbine manufacturer) consider any place not more than 60 miles from the coast a "high salt environment" as a result of which regular (weekly) turbine washes are...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Mar 2021, 10:12
Replies: 202
Views: 54,341
Posted By John R81

GulliBell - i don't have trouble with piston...

GulliBell - i don't have trouble with piston engines as have been playing with them since I was a kid (first rebuild aged 8 - under supervision of Dad) but with communicating clearly and simply - as...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Mar 2021, 06:50
Replies: 202
Views: 54,341
Posted By John R81

It takes time to observe the loss of power in the...

It takes time to observe the loss of power in the engine because this is an indirect measurement which requires time for the lower power to have an effect on what you are measuring.

Each cylinder...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Mar 2021, 12:55
Replies: 202
Views: 54,341
Posted By John R81

If it is N322SH ROBINSON HELICOPTER R44 II ...

If it is N322SH ROBINSON HELICOPTER R44 II

Then

NTSB Status (https://data.ntsb.gov/carol-main-public/query-builder?month=1&year=2021) - In Work

Preliminary
"On January 9, 2021, about 1010...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Mar 2021, 08:58
Replies: 202
Views: 54,341
Posted By John R81

Crab - the switch changed in Raven II. Earlier...

Crab - the switch changed in Raven II. Earlier models had "off" at 10, RII has "off" at 2 on the clock
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Mar 2021, 13:57
Replies: 202
Views: 54,341
Posted By John R81

Crab - you're not trying to redirect attention...

Crab - you're not trying to redirect attention from the fact that this "non-military" person with a self-loading rifle (may or may not be an "assault rifle, many that look like this are not capable...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Mar 2021, 13:12
Replies: 202
Views: 54,341
Posted By John R81

Once you get them on your farm as we did (yes, in...

Once you get them on your farm as we did (yes, in the UK) you change your tune very quickly. A herd can destroy acres in a single night. You use whatever you can to eradicate the unwelcome pests,...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Mar 2021, 04:53
Replies: 202
Views: 54,341
Posted By John R81

And he must have been doing something odd with...

And he must have been doing something odd with the gun - look where the mag switch is compared to the passenger.
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Mar 2021, 15:46
Replies: 202
Views: 54,341
Posted By John R81

My GUESS is that gator2 has it. I learned on...

My GUESS is that gator2 has it.

I learned on R44 and flew then for years. My daughter also. We were both taught that in the mag test, if there was no "lumpiness" and RPM drop when you swapped from...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Mar 2021, 12:32
Replies: 202
Views: 54,341
Posted By John R81

That was my take also. The mags run with the...

That was my take also. The mags run with the engine unless grounded, so "off" grounds-out both mgs and L / R ground only one. With the key in the "Off" position both mags should be grounded and...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Mar 2021, 10:16
Replies: 7
Views: 4,136
Posted By John R81

Hi - EC 120 in the title and 130 in the text. Can...

Hi - EC 120 in the title and 130 in the text. Can you edit?

Thank you for the clarification.
john
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Feb 2021, 12:46
Replies: 339
Views: 53,326
Posted By John R81

Makes very sobering reading. And the conclusion:...

Makes very sobering reading. And the conclusion:

"3.2 Probable Cause
The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of this accident was the pilot’s decision to...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Feb 2021, 17:05
Replies: 12
Views: 5,169
Posted By John R81

Bell Ringer I have synthetic Vision on my...

Bell Ringer
I have synthetic Vision on my Flymap L. Absolutely fantastic when you don't need it (because you can see). Quite a toy - thought it might be useful for inadvertant IMC - making a...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Feb 2021, 13:59
Replies: 1,186
Views: 638,155
Posted By John R81

Sort of embarrassing to be still stuck here....

Sort of embarrassing to be still stuck here. Crash in October 2018. Rapid progress to find the initial facts (SB1/2018 Nov 2018) and to find out what actually failed (SB2/18 Dec 2018), then two...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Feb 2021, 10:31
Replies: 11
Views: 2,637
Posted By John R81

So the whole collective came off? Good that it...

So the whole collective came off? Good that it happened before start (full & free check) but.... WOW!
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jan 2021, 15:01
Replies: 163
Views: 75,570
Posted By John R81

I fly almost exclusively a 120 - fenestron -...

I fly almost exclusively a 120 - fenestron - though learned in a 44.

It has more than adequate thrust from the tail rotor.
However it is a fenestron, not a simple blade, and so the pilot has to...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jan 2021, 16:00
Replies: 1
Views: 2,441
Posted By John R81

AAIB report January 2021

G-ETPJ Augusta 109E (https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5fd89bfed3bf7f3059ef3d2d/Agusta_A109E_G-ETPJ_01-21.pdf) Electrical fire, aft equipment bay. The chaffed cable was part of a...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Dec 2020, 08:23
Replies: 1
Views: 1,264
Posted By John R81

Short version - no change. Long...

Short version - no change.

Long version.......

The WTO Agreement on Trade in Civil Aircraft eliminates import duties on all aircraft, other than military aircraft, as well as on all other...
13th Nov 2020, 10:29
Replies: 2
Views: 2,228
Posted By John R81

Thread running on Rotorheads...

Thread running on Rotorheads (https://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/636744-helicopter-down-black-isle-scotland.html)
13th Nov 2020, 08:34
Replies: 44
Views: 7,981
Posted By John R81

"Hunting" is not banned, neither is "shooting". ...

"Hunting" is not banned, neither is "shooting". Some forms of hunting, and shooting at a range, are prohibited. Sensible rules here, which restrict activities where there is an enhanced risk of...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Nov 2020, 12:33
Replies: 2
Views: 1,249
Posted By John R81

Digger skiing gets the pulse rate higher. ...

Digger skiing gets the pulse rate higher.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYFJ-V3jELw
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Nov 2020, 16:04
Replies: 21
Views: 9,205
Posted By John R81

Crab - "All your training in good weather".......

Crab - "All your training in good weather".... Not me, as I learned in the UK. More likely I had more of a struggle the first time good weather actually turned up.
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