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Forum: Rotorheads
21st Sep 2020, 14:14
Replies: 29
Views: 3,959
Posted By muermel

Wasn't there a thing called "chugging" or "mast...

Wasn't there a thing called "chugging" or "mast rocking" in some 44s in the past? :confused: I overheard Tim Tucker talk about it during the safety course but I was under the impression that it was...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Aug 2020, 23:24
Replies: 40
Views: 11,428
Posted By muermel

Sundance Helicopter Tours LV closed for good...

Sundance Helicopter Tours LV closed for good :eek:

Tour operator Sundance Helicopters has closed down for good thanks to Covid 19 and the related drop in tourism in Vegas, only a presence for...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jul 2020, 07:51
Replies: 8
Views: 2,005
Posted By muermel

Second that, except for the wingly type thing....

Second that, except for the wingly type thing. The FW market won't recover that qiuckly, will take years to go back to where it was since most airlines are slashing fleet sizes considerably and...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Apr 2020, 08:23
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By muermel

Amen, second that. Got mine through the UK CAA...

Amen, second that. Got mine through the UK CAA but that doesn't seem to be an option anymore since they will be leaving EASA. Heard good things about Sweden, Scandinavian CAAs in general.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Apr 2020, 08:45
Replies: 15
Views: 3,607
Posted By muermel

I wouldn't bet on it that we will see much...

I wouldn't bet on it that we will see much activity in the tourism sector this summer at all, those jobs are seasonal but if there's no tourists, there's no flying. I worked in Greece last year for 6...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Feb 2020, 06:57
Replies: 13
Views: 2,158
Posted By muermel

Well, it is ONE of two official languages in the...

Well, it is ONE of two official languages in the country so what's the problem with that? If you want to go to the US, your English should be of a certain standard too, it will be assessed in the...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2020, 20:08
Replies: 13
Views: 2,158
Posted By muermel

Check out Canada too. Looks like Pilots are now...

Check out Canada too. Looks like Pilots are now on the "most wanted list" or whatever that list is called where jobs in demand are put on.

Immigrate to Canada as a Pilot ? Canada Needs Pilots...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2020, 20:06
Replies: 48
Views: 14,918
Posted By muermel

If that was yesterday or today and the windspeeds...

If that was yesterday or today and the windspeeds in Poland were anywere near what we had in Germany, no wonder he nearly lost it. That fenestron and fin offers a huge surface for crosswinds. If he...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Nov 2019, 14:50
Replies: 5
Views: 1,496
Posted By muermel

Superior Air in Megara LGMG, Greece, operates two...

Superior Air in Megara LGMG, Greece, operates two 407 (legacy version, no glass cockpit) and at least 3 R66 (G500, Helisas Autopilot etc) and has an ATO too. Great flying weather in Greece all year...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2019, 17:48
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By muermel

Document reference IFR training helicopter

Good evening

Can someone point me in the right direction where I could find an EASA document which deals with equipment that is needed on a helicopter for IFR training, being it SE or ME?

Only...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Sep 2019, 19:47
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By muermel

No AeMC in the States, but they have an AME in...

No AeMC in the States, but they have an AME in Ormond Beach, FL (close to Daytona Beach), which can renew your Medical.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Sep 2019, 13:02
Replies: 49
Views: 12,597
Posted By muermel

I've landed in Stendal 3 or 4 times in a 44 to...

I've landed in Stendal 3 or 4 times in a 44 to refuel. Massive ex Soviet Air Force Airfield, you land right next to the fuel bowser, next to the tanks, 10.000 Liters each I think. How you can NOT...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Aug 2019, 14:50
Replies: 144
Views: 186,227
Posted By muermel

Can someone shine some light on this? Pay,...

Can someone shine some light on this? Pay, conditions, hours to expect, when is the season in Greenland?

https://helijobs.net/2019/08/seasonal-as350-vrll-aerial-work-pilots-greenland/
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Aug 2019, 13:14
Replies: 66
Views: 23,267
Posted By muermel

As I've said exactly that many times about...

As I've said exactly that many times about flights here that would require me to fly after ending of civil twilight, aka night time. "Sorry, can't take off no later than xxxx o' clock because it is...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Aug 2019, 17:12
Replies: 66
Views: 23,267
Posted By muermel

I hear you and I would not work as a private...

I hear you and I would not work as a private pilot for an owner of a helicopter to fly him exclusively. Too much pressure and things I have no control about but am supposed to deal with and sort out...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Aug 2019, 09:52
Replies: 66
Views: 23,267
Posted By muermel

Approval of the landowner, yes. It is not illegal...

Approval of the landowner, yes. It is not illegal to land there but Greece has a lot of CAA-approved helipads, most islands who have a sizeable population and no airport, like Ios, Patmos,...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Aug 2019, 09:04
Replies: 66
Views: 23,267
Posted By muermel

That is exactly the 1 Mio. USD question everyone...

That is exactly the 1 Mio. USD question everyone here keeps asking. In my company we were briefed about this location, including saving the location of the wires as waypoints into our ipads that we...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Aug 2019, 19:11
Replies: 66
Views: 23,267
Posted By muermel

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1887x804/poros_island_greece_83adbca4335e1d44b2e5f753b604812a57b5c739.jpg

Helipad in yellow (but could have been another place closer to the...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2019, 07:18
Replies: 24
Views: 10,768
Posted By muermel

I'm not that desperate, I have a decent paying...

I'm not that desperate, I have a decent paying seasonal job in southern Europe right now but that ends mid October. Before that I used to fly onshore in Germany and flying helicopters onshore in...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2019, 14:41
Replies: 24
Views: 10,768
Posted By muermel

Thanks for the hint but should they be foolish...

Thanks for the hint but should they be foolish enough to not sponsor me, I would still like to know a couple of things that I mentioned from someone currently working offshore in Europe.

Cheers
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2019, 11:52
Replies: 24
Views: 10,768
Posted By muermel

To revive this thread, can someone give me a...

To revive this thread, can someone give me a rough idea about pay and conditions joining one of the larger offshore helicopter companies (Bristow, CHC, Babcock, NHV etc.) right now? What would be the...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jun 2019, 06:15
Replies: 21
Views: 5,408
Posted By muermel

Having to learn 737 Type FMS, all there is to...

Having to learn 737 Type FMS, all there is to know about Inertia Navigation Systems (INS), Loran-C Navigation and navigation and associated weather flying from Paris to Rio, I can relate to the...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th May 2019, 08:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,871
Posted By muermel

Is anybody using or has used Skydemon in Greece?...

Is anybody using or has used Skydemon in Greece? I'm flying here for the summer season and will be using it later in Germany as well, once I return. I used to have Airnav through my former employer...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Mar 2019, 09:15
Replies: 13
Views: 3,590
Posted By muermel

ERA is looking for IFR & VFR captains. Wilth the...

ERA is looking for IFR & VFR captains. Wilth the current situation at PHI and Bristow, I would go with them. Although some people here might have more insight knowledge of the current state of...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Mar 2019, 22:39
Replies: 20
Views: 5,937
Posted By muermel

Snoop Same shit happens here in Germany. If you...

Same shit happens here in Germany. If you extrapolate what some people here take for a seat for 30 minute flights in 172s, the hourly rate to rent one would be 300 to 400 Euros. If you're a member of...
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