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Forum: Rotorheads
11th May 2019, 19:24
Replies: 72
Views: 78,038
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

Bristow files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Bristow has just filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Chapter 11 allows a company to reorganize and emerge as a new company usually with less debt and costly contracts get cancelled.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Feb 2018, 04:04
Replies: 129
Views: 55,604
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

I'm sure the FAA will have a new rule to cover...

I'm sure the FAA will have a new rule to cover that situation.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jun 2014, 14:44
Replies: 2
Views: 1,738
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

Address - S)trength W)eaknesses ...

Address -


S)trength
W)eaknesses
O)pportunites
T)hreats


Get a book on business plans so you can follow the standard format.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Nov 2013, 15:20
Replies: 309
Views: 121,574
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

Rosebank Project

Chevron may not do the Rosebank project which is located west of Shetland.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Sep 2013, 01:27
Replies: 2,479
Views: 738,898
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

Approach Minimums

In the USA you only need to have the approach visibility to make the approach. Ceiling does not matter.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jul 2013, 01:46
Replies: 4
Views: 4,400
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

I read on another website the pilot reported...

I read on another website the pilot reported losing power. Perhaps they got a load of Avgas into the R66.
Forum: Canada
1st May 2013, 16:30
Replies: 5
Views: 1,352
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

Thumbs up I talked to a CAN AME on the phone a while back...

I talked to a CAN AME on the phone a while back he seemed not to be aware or care about those limits. The only way IMHO that an AME would know if you exceeded those limits is to walk in with an...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jan 2013, 00:55
Replies: 35
Views: 11,317
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

I believe Air Methods has recently purchased...

I believe Air Methods has recently purchased Sundance Helicopters.

IMHO perhaps to use as a feeder of trained turbine pilots for their HEMS operation.
15th Jan 2013, 18:05
Replies: 56
Views: 12,414
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

Eat Celery

Eat one stalk of celery a day. Look it up on the internet on the how/why it works.
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jan 2013, 20:55
Replies: 65
Views: 8,384
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

Post The Survey says.....

to avoid settling-with-power.

I asked a BK117 HEMS pilot that question years ago and his answer was he wanted to avoid settling-with-power.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jan 2013, 11:00
Replies: 92
Views: 17,764
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

I heard on the news it was engine failure. ...

I heard on the news it was engine failure.

It's scary when an experienced EMS pilot can't do an autorotation to an empty field durng daylight without totaling the copter.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Oct 2012, 15:24
Replies: 16
Views: 4,061
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

I would hire a guy/gal who had HAI or Bristow...

I would hire a guy/gal who had HAI or Bristow Academy on their resume over Joe Blow's Flight School.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Sep 2012, 20:50
Replies: 3
Views: 3,391
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

AS355 down in New Jersey, USA

Sad news.

New Jersey helicopter crash kills 1 | Fox News (http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/09/15/new-jersey-helicopter-crash-kills-1/)
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Aug 2012, 15:10
Replies: 15
Views: 3,305
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

Helicopter airlines often need to cross a...

Helicopter airlines often need to cross a geographical boundary to be competitive. Only Helijet in Canada will be the last surviving helicopter airline operation after BIH closes their Scilly...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Aug 2012, 15:47
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

Corporate Helicopters at Montgomery Field is a...

Corporate Helicopters at Montgomery Field is a first class operation.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Aug 2012, 16:42
Replies: 21
Views: 6,991
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

Well so much for having two engines. He...

Well so much for having two engines.

He better have a good excuse!
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jul 2012, 16:05
Replies: 17
Views: 4,126
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

Quote: BTW- Don't break it as Schweizer lists the...

Quote: BTW- Don't break it as Schweizer lists the part for $20,077.33!

From a business point of view those R22's are looking good.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jul 2012, 14:28
Replies: 17
Views: 4,126
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

Quote: Why is exceeding 2000 rpm without load...

Quote: Why is exceeding 2000 rpm without load considered overspeeding?

Because it is stated in the manual.

HOW DARE YOU QUESTION SIKORSKY!!! (just kidding)

In my recollection from my...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jul 2012, 13:06
Replies: 358
Views: 80,442
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

You would need to do a helicopter Instrument...

You would need to do a helicopter Instrument add-on for the FAA. Budget for 25 hrs of training. Also a Comm add may take longer than the minimums.

Do you really need an IR(H)? R22, S300c,...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jun 2012, 19:29
Replies: 32
Views: 13,132
Posted By OffshoreHeli-Mgr

Quote: A 90/90 R44 auto (as taught by the factory...

Quote: A 90/90 R44 auto (as taught by the factory on the safety course) gives astonishing results - 90kts at 90% rrpm.


I would imagine the low-rpm horn would be going off.
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