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Forum: Rotorheads
25th Apr 2020, 12:47
Replies: 33
Views: 4,305
Posted By Droopy

2 days 2 nights was one of the things that...

2 days 2 nights was one of the things that eventually drove me away after 17 years police with the later 7 on those shifts. I never actually realised just how tired I'd been until I stopped.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Apr 2018, 19:36
Replies: 13,168
Views: 10,981,541
Posted By Droopy

Fresh from tonight's Radio 4.... A woman...

Fresh from tonight's Radio 4....

A woman went in to the library and asked

"Do you have that new book about small penises?"

" I don't think it's in yet" replied the librarian

"That's the...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Dec 2017, 13:02
Replies: 5
Views: 3,205
Posted By Droopy

Likewise. Happy days in Eket and again at GMP...

Likewise. Happy days in Eket and again at GMP ASU, Jeremy was one of the funniest people I ever had the honour to work with.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th May 2017, 16:58
Replies: 13
Views: 3,784
Posted By Droopy

Innovative Bell tug.....

Innovative Bell tug.....
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Nov 2016, 19:49
Replies: 69
Views: 9,889
Posted By Droopy

41 years of which the last 36 rotary

41 years of which the last 36 rotary
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Sep 2016, 11:46
Replies: 9
Views: 2,027
Posted By Droopy

During the airline hiring boom of the mid 1980s...

During the airline hiring boom of the mid 1980s an S61N pilot went for a sim assessment; given an engine failure on the take off roll he reverted to type and called for both speed selects fully...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Sep 2016, 15:16
Replies: 8
Views: 3,052
Posted By Droopy

Have they canned the mutual I/F then?

Have they canned the mutual I/F then?
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Dec 2015, 19:47
Replies: 33
Views: 4,305
Posted By Droopy

I did the 7 days 5 off 5 nights 5 off [1+4] from...

I did the 7 days 5 off 5 nights 5 off [1+4] from 1989-2000 then 2 days 2 nights 4 off [1+3] from 2000 until I left in 2007. I always tried an afternoon sleep before the first night but unless you...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Dec 2015, 10:00
Replies: 238
Views: 129,502
Posted By Droopy

I too was a young P2 in the early 80s, there were...

I too was a young P2 in the early 80s, there were some people you looked forward to flying with and some you didn't. Dave was one of the good guys.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jun 2014, 20:38
Replies: 668
Views: 1,043,123
Posted By Droopy

Nope, I just read the article. I would have...

Nope, I just read the article. I would have thought they'd be particularly diligent about a journalist wearing the appropriate kit.....do they not do that for officers attached on a famil shift?
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jun 2014, 10:37
Replies: 668
Views: 1,043,123
Posted By Droopy

Re the Guardian article, do the Met not require...

Re the Guardian article, do the Met not require guests to wear overalls and helmets?
Forum: Rotorheads
20th May 2014, 07:15
Replies: 13
Views: 4,024
Posted By Droopy

Oh I dunno Nigel - come the day I can think of a...

Oh I dunno Nigel - come the day I can think of a lot worse ways to go.

Incident was at Piers Gill, which is notorious for falls.
Forum: Rotorheads
4th May 2014, 09:31
Replies: 28
Views: 5,841
Posted By Droopy

I believe NHV have a short term contract out of...

I believe NHV have a short term contract out of Wick using those types.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Dec 2013, 21:36
Replies: 2,705
Views: 2,302,118
Posted By Droopy

Definitely Tigger. He used to wander in to the...

Definitely Tigger. He used to wander in to the accommodation corridor in the middle of the night and jump up to paw open the door of whoever's room he wanted to curl up in. Quite alarming to get up...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Nov 2013, 18:29
Replies: 2,705
Views: 2,302,118
Posted By Droopy

Claude Pujol looking furtive right of centre. He...

Claude Pujol looking furtive right of centre. He left Eket for Trinidad late '85-early '86, when did he return to Calabar?
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Aug 2013, 22:40
Replies: 2,610
Views: 786,798
Posted By Droopy

Breathtakingly inaccurate report of the history...

Breathtakingly inaccurate report of the history of the super puma from Colin Blane on Radio 4 just now which is a shame as he's normally very good
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jul 2013, 20:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,645
Posted By Droopy

Just a drop in the ocean :8

Just a drop in the ocean :8
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jun 2013, 10:06
Replies: 29
Views: 8,628
Posted By Droopy

For which the caption would have to...

For which the caption would have to be..........Darling! mwah!
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jan 2013, 15:33
Replies: 59
Views: 14,726
Posted By Droopy

About 20 years ago there was a 206 tripped over a...

About 20 years ago there was a 206 tripped over a fence due to misted screens and killed a passenger, details will be on the UK aaib website. Sorry can't recall anything more specific.
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Dec 2012, 18:23
Replies: 17
Views: 2,756
Posted By Droopy

Yes it is, just search on the ISBN in your...

Yes it is, just search on the ISBN in your friendly e-reader supplier:
9781848842083
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Sep 2012, 18:23
Replies: 17
Views: 4,306
Posted By Droopy

The pilot of the police 355 now sits on a cloud...

The pilot of the police 355 now sits on a cloud at the CAA...just to split hairs it was a Tucano and it hit the stinger, not the fin. ISTR the Tucano crew reported they were both momentarily heads-in...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jul 2012, 19:16
Replies: 41
Views: 6,621
Posted By Droopy

Nun - "look, it's easy....you just touch this...

Nun - "look, it's easy....you just touch this chest full of holy relics and you can levitate"
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Mar 2012, 21:03
Replies: 14
Views: 2,180
Posted By Droopy

Dunno, as I say difficult to spot while driving....

Dunno, as I say difficult to spot while driving. Definitely a big Bell.
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Mar 2012, 19:49
Replies: 14
Views: 2,180
Posted By Droopy

No, I'm familiar with the Huey......this one was...

No, I'm familiar with the Huey......this one was white and possibly blue, load lifting above the reservoirs near Tintwistle. Could have been a 204, difficult to snatch more than a glance on the...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Mar 2012, 19:15
Replies: 14
Views: 2,180
Posted By Droopy

Bell 205 Woodhead Pass

Just being nosey.....anyone know if that was a 205 I saw today in the distance doing load lifting by the A628 between Manchester and Sheffield?
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