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3rd Nov 2021, 07:05
Replies: 96
Views: 15,211
Posted By Oldlae

Originally Posted by Mogwi View Post...

Originally Posted by Mogwi View Post (https://www.pprune.org/military-aviation/264665-whirlwind-helicopter-5.html#post11136207)
I seem to recall that the trick to start a reluctant Mk10 was to stamp...
28th Oct 2021, 08:18
Replies: 96
Views: 15,211
Posted By Oldlae

Roger bought three W/W Mk 10 from 32 Sqdn at...

Roger bought three W/W Mk 10 from 32 Sqdn at Northolt, I put them on the register using the documentation for the civvy W/W WS55 Series 3. Since then the CAA considers them as different aircraft...
11th Sep 2020, 08:35
Replies: 96
Views: 14,448
Posted By Oldlae

Halton Sept 1955, 81st Entry, my number 681XXX...

Halton Sept 1955, 81st Entry, my number 681XXX became V0681XXX in the late sixties.
3rd Sep 2020, 07:38
Replies: 77
Views: 19,336
Posted By Oldlae

Flights to Berlin in the Sixties.

When I joined 88 Sqdn at RAF Wildenrath in November 1961 I was told the the B(I)8 Canberras were flown to Berlin along the corridors to keep the lanes open. Recently a colleague has queried this as...
18th Dec 2019, 06:16
Replies: 10
Views: 3,257
Posted By Oldlae

This appears to be similar to the LABS (low...

This appears to be similar to the LABS (low Altitude Bombing System) used by B(I)8 Canberras when I was on 14/88 Sqdn at Wildenrath in the early sixties. I'm sure the Aircrew will know better.
28th Sep 2019, 06:40
Replies: 23
Views: 7,798
Posted By Oldlae

When one of the "talking heads" mentioned fitting...

When one of the "talking heads" mentioned fitting a blower to the back of the engine was he talking about the 1st stage supercharger or the 2nd stage?
15th Sep 2019, 06:15
Replies: 211
Views: 86,201
Posted By Oldlae

Karl Marx must be the biggest con-man ever!

Karl Marx must be the biggest con-man ever!
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Sep 2019, 06:45
Replies: 39
Views: 22,679
Posted By Oldlae

I believe that this incident on G-BDII initiated...

I believe that this incident on G-BDII initiated the CRM courses.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Aug 2019, 06:34
Replies: 67
Views: 17,783
Posted By Oldlae

IIRC the Jet Ranger (B206) can only undersling...

IIRC the Jet Ranger (B206) can only undersling 1200 lbs, the 350 is probably similar. I understand the Chinook can carry 28,000 lbs. Each bag is, I believe circa 2,000 lbs.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jun 2019, 09:14
Replies: 8
Views: 3,445
Posted By Oldlae

Anippe, I think I may have got mixed up with...

Anippe, I think I may have got mixed up with Peter Heard, a senior moment. Regards.
13th Jun 2019, 06:36
Replies: 19
Views: 7,485
Posted By Oldlae

RAF Halton Aircraft Apprentices Association...

RAF Halton Aircraft Apprentices Association (RAFHAAA) RAFHAAA Page (http://www.oldhaltonians.co.uk) will find him.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Apr 2019, 06:36
Replies: 19
Views: 3,865
Posted By Oldlae

212man, to be pedantic, it was 5 mm, not 7, I...

212man, to be pedantic, it was 5 mm, not 7, I talked to the C/E about it. The CAA wrote an Airworthiness Notice on the subject.
20th Mar 2019, 07:26
Replies: 8
Views: 2,888
Posted By Oldlae

I joined 88 Sqdn in November 1961 as a J/T Engine...

I joined 88 Sqdn in November 1961 as a J/T Engine fitter. I remember 486 as it was so different to the other Canberra B(I)8's, it had a single cartridge starter instead of the triple starters of the...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jan 2019, 06:26
Replies: 31
Views: 5,951
Posted By Oldlae

N2 is Power Turbine speed, I once witnessed a PT...

N2 is Power Turbine speed, I once witnessed a PT Governor on test, at around 38,000 rpm it was continually being corrected up and down, it was amazing to watch.
16th Dec 2018, 06:07
Replies: 8
Views: 3,614
Posted By Oldlae

I was with Dave on 88/14 Sqdn at Wildenrath 1962...

I was with Dave on 88/14 Sqdn at Wildenrath 1962 ish. Really nice chap, I contacted him through the Halton site, he was in the 86th Entry, a few years ago but lost contact. Sad news indeed.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Nov 2018, 16:00
Replies: 1,186
Views: 637,647
Posted By Oldlae

Bristow lost a 212 in the Sumatran jungle when...

Bristow lost a 212 in the Sumatran jungle when the T/R departed in the cruise with half of the 90 box. The T/R was not found within a few hundred yards of the crash site. It later found by some...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Nov 2018, 11:28
Replies: 1,186
Views: 637,647
Posted By Oldlae

The helicopter is at Farnborough.

The helicopter is at Farnborough.
27th Aug 2018, 05:59
Replies: 41
Views: 10,310
Posted By Oldlae

Dragartist, the engine covers on the Canberras...

Dragartist, the engine covers on the Canberras had asbestos linings.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2018, 06:12
Replies: 9
Views: 3,344
Posted By Oldlae

I can't make it, but I wish all you guys the best...

I can't make it, but I wish all you guys the best of luck and have a tremendous time.
FC (Trengganu, Masalembo and Duri)
25th May 2018, 06:05
Replies: 3
Views: 1,222
Posted By Oldlae

Isn't this where the line crosses the intake of...

Isn't this where the line crosses the intake of cold air?
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Sep 2017, 07:50
Replies: 2,713
Views: 2,514,514
Posted By Oldlae

Graham Wood has passed (RIP) but George Arnold is...

Graham Wood has passed (RIP) but George Arnold is still around.
18th Aug 2017, 07:58
Replies: 50
Views: 24,937
Posted By Oldlae

Moderator. Surely this should be merged with...

Moderator.

Surely this should be merged with BBMF Grounded in Military Aviation.
17th Aug 2017, 07:50
Replies: 50
Views: 24,937
Posted By Oldlae

During my apprenticeship at Halton we covered the...

During my apprenticeship at Halton we covered the Merlin engine. All the examples we practised on were Packard engines, built under licence. This begs the question, are the Merlins in the BBMF...
20th Apr 2017, 07:57
Replies: 3
Views: 1,950
Posted By Oldlae

Are you entitled to a pre-release course, if so...

Are you entitled to a pre-release course, if so choose a company and write to them and spend some time with them which may help when you actually leave as they will know you.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2017, 07:54
Replies: 33
Views: 11,816
Posted By Oldlae

Cargolux carried all the Bristow Bell 212's...

Cargolux carried all the Bristow Bell 212's rescued from Iran in 1979.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jan 2017, 06:58
Replies: 8
Views: 2,543
Posted By Oldlae

Andrew, Sorry to hear about your father, a...

Andrew,
Sorry to hear about your father, a legend in Bristow's. I last spoke to him at the Helicopter Museum at Alan Bristow's book signing, he seemed fine then.
15th Dec 2016, 07:29
Replies: 68
Views: 35,750
Posted By Oldlae

I went to RAF Halton in September 1955 as a an...

I went to RAF Halton in September 1955 as a an Apprentice Engine Fitter in the 81st Entry and left after graduation in July 1958. What incredible training, which did me no harm in civvy street as a...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2016, 07:44
Replies: 3
Views: 2,083
Posted By Oldlae

VeeAny. That looks good, all air ambulances...

VeeAny.
That looks good, all air ambulances hereabouts are mainly red.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2016, 14:16
Replies: 3
Views: 2,083
Posted By Oldlae

Helicopter in Hatherleigh, Devon.

A yellow helicopter appeared to land in Hatherleigh a short time ago. I thought yellow rescue helicopters were a thing of the past, any news anyone.
18th Aug 2016, 07:57
Replies: 109
Views: 37,102
Posted By Oldlae

Most impressed with the SAR hangar, just thinking...

Most impressed with the SAR hangar, just thinking back to the Lee-on-Solent hangar when the rats were eating the seat belts.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th May 2016, 12:23
Replies: 1,949
Views: 1,544,572
Posted By Oldlae

AW009 Thanks, I missed that reference.

AW009
Thanks, I missed that reference.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th May 2016, 11:09
Replies: 1,949
Views: 1,544,572
Posted By Oldlae

Back in the day, the 332L suspension bars were...

Back in the day, the 332L suspension bars were lifed, inspected every 750 hrs and X-Rayed every 12 yrs. I do not understand why there are, apparently, two failures of a bar leaving a centre portion...
16th Mar 2016, 09:17
Replies: 47
Views: 10,421
Posted By Oldlae

Re the post about the Whirlwinds. I was in RAF...

Re the post about the Whirlwinds. I was in RAF Nicosia working on the UN Whirlwinds in January 1965, I am sure that we had XP301. I recall changing the engine prior to putting the Whirlwinds on HMS...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Feb 2016, 08:25
Replies: 64
Views: 11,841
Posted By Oldlae

It used to be that anything fitted externally,...

It used to be that anything fitted externally, according to the UKCAA was a major modification, I doubt that has changed since I retired.
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Feb 2016, 07:50
Replies: 2,713
Views: 2,514,514
Posted By Oldlae

Cliff Saffron

I am advised that Cliff Saffron, latterly of Aberdeen, but of many operations abroad has passed away after a long illness.
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