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Forum: Rotorheads
27th Aug 2019, 08:12
Replies: 700
Views: 223,799
Posted By spinwing

Mmmm ... How long have you been flying that...

Mmmm ...

How long have you been flying that thing ? ...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2018, 02:45
Replies: 476
Views: 212,822
Posted By spinwing

Yeah ... I visited the 'new camp' a few times...

Yeah ... I visited the 'new camp' a few times before i retired from the area ... it was actually very good .. especially when compared to the 'old' camp (which i actually didn't mind too much ......
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2018, 02:29
Replies: 476
Views: 212,822
Posted By spinwing

Mmmmm ... ... so not much has changed in 25...

Mmmmm ...

... so not much has changed in 25 yrs then ?

:uhoh:
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2018, 01:16
Replies: 476
Views: 212,822
Posted By spinwing

Mmmmm .... Well pilots are jumping ship at...

Mmmmm ....

Well pilots are jumping ship at an ever increasing rate right now ....

So does that include the Hispanic guys as well or just the anglo's ??

And .... why is it so ??
...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Mar 2018, 02:09
Replies: 454
Views: 135,788
Posted By spinwing

Ahhhh ... that'd be it then ..

Ahhhh ...

that'd be it then ..
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Mar 2018, 02:07
Replies: 454
Views: 135,788
Posted By spinwing

Mmmmm ... Oooh nasty ... might it have been...

Mmmmm ...

Oooh nasty ... might it have been a hydraulics related issue do you think ?

:eek:

My Condolences to the passengers families ....
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Feb 2018, 03:01
Replies: 102
Views: 88,761
Posted By spinwing

Mmmmm ... The big questions is .... will the...

Mmmmm ...

The big questions is .... will the door continue to spin faster or slower ???

:E
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Feb 2018, 10:36
Replies: 476
Views: 212,822
Posted By spinwing

Mmmmm ..... As a rule of thumb they will...

Mmmmm .....

As a rule of thumb they will want you to have an ATPLH as a minimum ... and preferably 2500 hrs PIC and some sort of twin engined Heli type rating ideally BH412. If you are already...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th May 2017, 08:44
Replies: 96
Views: 54,366
Posted By spinwing

Mmmm ... If one views the movie of the...

Mmmm ...

If one views the movie of the ditched a/c near the recovery workboat one can clearly see the deflated LH rear float flapping/slapping against the a/c hull .....
Forum: Rotorheads
1st May 2017, 02:14
Replies: 96
Views: 54,366
Posted By spinwing

Mmmmm .... Well my info comes from the...

Mmmmm ....

Well my info comes from the 'Horses Mouth' and no mention was made of a MGB Chip light.

Yes there was increasing MGB increasing Temp indications ( and lotsa GRINDING noises) up to...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Apr 2017, 02:40
Replies: 96
Views: 54,366
Posted By spinwing

Mmmm .... Well that would have spoilt their...

Mmmm ....

Well that would have spoilt their day a bit !!!
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Apr 2017, 02:06
Replies: 7
Views: 3,533
Posted By spinwing

Mmmm ..... The closest thing to a single...

Mmmm .....

The closest thing to a single engine PUMA (330J) MIGHT be that on LOOOONG ferry flights one MIGHT pull ONE engine back to idle in order to improve SFC ....

.... MAYBE ....
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Apr 2017, 01:59
Replies: 1,886
Views: 851,167
Posted By spinwing

Hmmmmm .... The question is whether to reach...

Hmmmmm ....

The question is whether to reach the transient range unintentionally, whether there would be some kind of record or not.

EVERYTHING is recorded ... and can be recovered by the...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Sep 2016, 07:24
Replies: 272
Views: 101,206
Posted By spinwing

Mmmm ... ... Does the 105 require 2,6,12...

Mmmm ...

... Does the 105 require 2,6,12 year maintenance like the Eurocopter products

That depends on the system of maintenance that has been approved by (assumes CASA as you appear to be in...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jun 2016, 02:04
Replies: 17
Views: 2,920
Posted By spinwing

Mmmmm .... Well I first started working in...

Mmmmm ....

Well I first started working in Dubai back in 1980 ... it was a wonderful place then ... I have many fond memories of the place ... I recently finished a 4 yr stint there, with a...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jun 2016, 03:13
Replies: 17
Views: 2,920
Posted By spinwing

Mmmm ... havick .... me old darling ... ...

Mmmm ...

havick .... me old darling ...

You must realise that you are trying to convince a chap who is the (crusty ?) Engineering Director of a very large maintenance organisation based in the...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jun 2016, 07:49
Replies: 17
Views: 2,920
Posted By spinwing

Mmmmm .... ...... from one old crusty...

Mmmmm ....

...... from one old crusty engineer to another - well said !! ....

What he said 'doubled' ......

:E


P.S. Stace congrats on daughters recent nuptials ... you did manage to...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Mar 2016, 03:46
Replies: 1,886
Views: 851,167
Posted By spinwing

Mmmm .. Geoff ... The company (based in...

Mmmm ..

Geoff ...

The company (based in Dubai) I used to work for operated to CatA/Perf1 procedures/profiles ... we used to do a 'Power Assurance Check' on the first start of the a/c every day...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Feb 2016, 00:37
Replies: 87
Views: 28,925
Posted By spinwing

Mmmm ... Good post John ... (and Gordy too ...

Mmmm ...

Good post John ... (and Gordy too :) ) ..

:E
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jan 2016, 00:33
Replies: 2
Views: 1,615
Posted By spinwing

Mmmm .... Find on this forum and talk to...

Mmmm ....


Find on this forum and talk to 'GoodGrief' .... he will be able to regale you with the joys of flying in the subcontinent ....

:ugh:


Good Luck ...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Dec 2015, 23:07
Replies: 30
Views: 11,916
Posted By spinwing

Mmmmm ... Helipad not particularly over size...

Mmmmm ...

Helipad not particularly over size is it ... :eek:
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Nov 2015, 03:17
Replies: 156
Views: 48,309
Posted By spinwing

Mmmmmm .... ......In the USA you can do your...

Mmmmmm ....

......In the USA you can do your IFR in an R22 or Jetranger and it is everlasting. Not even a requirement for a specific helicopter bi annual review- do it in a VFR Cessna 150 if you...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jul 2015, 00:25
Replies: 8
Views: 2,395
Posted By spinwing

Mmmmm ... Usual Oman stuff often handled by...

Mmmmm ...

Usual Oman stuff often handled by Aerogulf Services Dubai ... give 'em a call ..

:ok:
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jul 2015, 13:09
Replies: 64
Views: 26,184
Posted By spinwing

Mmmmm ... ...Trakka nitesun on the left,...

Mmmmm ...


...Trakka nitesun on the left, I'm never sure this is ideal for a SP aircraft? ...


Have to agree with you John ... whilst it is a brilliant aircraft there ARE some things Agusta...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th May 2015, 01:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,635
Posted By spinwing

Mmmmm ... Interestingly ... in the UAE there...

Mmmmm ...

Interestingly ... in the UAE there IS (was?) a limitation on the number of types that one can have on one's license at any one time ... and that number is (was?) 3 ..

If an operator...
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