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17th Feb 2019, 12:25
Replies: 12
Views: 2,475
Posted By Doors Off

It appears the clasp delineates between those who...

It appears the clasp delineates between those who licked the stamps, a vital piece in the delivery of important messages, and those walked up and delivered the message to the Sods.

It is sad to...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Feb 2019, 02:10
Replies: 10
Views: 2,560
Posted By Doors Off

Would have been fantastic if Oz had of chosen the...

Would have been fantastic if Oz had of chosen the Gazelle over the Kiowa. Gazelle was a far more superior and versatile aircraft in the Scout role than the 206. Plus, much nicer to fly
16th Mar 2018, 23:17
Replies: 20
Views: 4,623
Posted By Doors Off

I took the option of having the “voluntary”...

I took the option of having the “voluntary” Anthrax vac prior to Telic 1 in 03. I figured that prevention is better than trying to cure it, I never noticed any side effects effects effects. Plus,...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Dec 2017, 12:11
Replies: 89
Views: 35,457
Posted By Doors Off

Mark Six, you are nearly correct. Close but no...

Mark Six, you are nearly correct. Close but no cigar. ADFHS had at least 1 Perhaps 3 damaging (unsure of the categories, but at least 1 was a right off) incidents on hyd off on the BA’s. I went...
19th Sep 2017, 14:53
Replies: 27
Views: 13,317
Posted By Doors Off

The Australians never bought Typhoon, definitely...

The Australians never bought Typhoon, definitely fake news! 😉
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jun 2017, 13:38
Replies: 96
Views: 54,038
Posted By Doors Off

I had an MGB "Warning, Warning" Oil Temp event in...

I had an MGB "Warning, Warning" Oil Temp event in a 139, (reported within company and national system). It was accompanied by an increasing MGB Oil Temp all the way to landing with the highest temp...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Apr 2016, 03:03
Replies: 859
Views: 713,587
Posted By Doors Off

Bladestrike, I hope that it is only pot stirring...

Bladestrike, I hope that it is only pot stirring and merely a rumour. Too many good engineers, aircrew and staff to be affected otherwise. Bloody good bunch of operators.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2016, 09:16
Replies: 859
Views: 713,587
Posted By Doors Off

As a former employee and very proud of my time in...

As a former employee and very proud of my time in CHC Australia, I do hope that the rumour in reference to CHC Australia is very untrue. Apparently all to be revealed next week after a big meeting in...
18th Feb 2016, 13:12
Replies: 6
Views: 1,341
Posted By Doors Off

Pakistan signed for 12-15 I think. With the...

Pakistan signed for 12-15 I think. With the history of failed "sales" in the region I am a little apprehensive about that "sale" being delivered.

Tiger has deployed off of ships (Libya and West...
18th Feb 2016, 12:46
Replies: 6
Views: 1,341
Posted By Doors Off

The fact that the French, Germans and Spanish...

The fact that the French, Germans and Spanish have deployed Tiger would suggest that the issue is not the Helicopter but something else.

Nice little marketing ploy by Bell however, no matter how...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Oct 2015, 03:28
Replies: 2
Views: 1,900
Posted By Doors Off

RAAF SAR contract up for grabs?...

RAAF SAR contract up for grabs? (http://www.australiandefence.com.au/news/raaf-sar-contract-up-for-grabs)
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jun 2015, 16:09
Replies: 29
Views: 9,295
Posted By Doors Off

Blue Thunder, the only discussion required.

Blue Thunder, the only discussion required.
19th Feb 2015, 23:57
Replies: 5
Views: 2,848
Posted By Doors Off

Very sad news. A true Royal and a bloody top...

Very sad news. A true Royal and a bloody top bloke. Condolences to the families.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Feb 2015, 23:53
Replies: 4
Views: 3,700
Posted By Doors Off

RIP Mate. A fine man and a true Royal. Sincere...

RIP Mate. A fine man and a true Royal. Sincere condolences to the families. Not a good day.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Dec 2014, 12:52
Replies: 429
Views: 163,204
Posted By Doors Off

Probably been told before and maybe not that PC...

Probably been told before and maybe not that PC and I apologise if it offends anybody, no offence is meant.

The hardest thing about being a fixed wing pilot? Telling your Father you are Gay.
28th Jun 2014, 07:22
Replies: 459
Views: 81,950
Posted By Doors Off

The ARH Tiger was more than ready and should have...

The ARH Tiger was more than ready and should have gone to support ADF soldiers. You will hear all kinds of bleating and excuses as to "sustainability", training gaps etc :zzz:My response is "grow a...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Nov 2013, 14:33
Replies: 18
Views: 3,734
Posted By Doors Off

Blakmax, that does that mean that the ADF...

Blakmax,

that does that mean that the ADF helicopters have gone back to the RAAF? Here is hoping! They deserve to be in an adult organisation.
5th Oct 2013, 13:07
Replies: 57
Views: 7,120
Posted By Doors Off

He has done the Monarchy proud. Resplendent to be...

He has done the Monarchy proud. Resplendent to be seen, very impressed.

Poor buggar if he is to be sent to the Colonies to fly with the Australian Air Corps. A well meaning organisation but...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Sep 2013, 11:02
Replies: 18
Views: 9,619
Posted By Doors Off

At least they have the courage to investigate...

At least they have the courage to investigate it.:D In Oz, the former Chief of the Army is now a board member for Australian Aerospace. He was Chief of Army during the introduction of two new key...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2013, 15:11
Replies: 24
Views: 5,263
Posted By Doors Off

Never flown a BO, but pretty sure they are...

Never flown a BO, but pretty sure they are powered by Alison's? There are masses of Bell Helicopters falling out of the sky due to their Alison engines failing or answer B:hmm: I think a lot more...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Aug 2013, 04:54
Replies: 9
Views: 1,713
Posted By Doors Off

A lead weight on a piece of string. When the lead...

A lead weight on a piece of string. When the lead weight stops flinging and bouncing about like an epileptic Doberman, your rotorhead has fallen off and you will no longer be able to fly.
5th Jun 2013, 14:48
Replies: 22
Views: 5,331
Posted By Doors Off

Not completely relevant however, CASA in Oz give...

Not completely relevant however, CASA in Oz give strict and unambiguous guidance for Military to Civilian hours conversion. Which is quite good. They allow 0.2 per sortie to make up for lack of taxi...
26th Mar 2013, 10:11
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By Doors Off

A brilliant and brave fighting force. I had the...

A brilliant and brave fighting force. I had the pleasure of serving with the French as an embed in Afghanistan for several months. Brave and down to earth.

God speed!
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Mar 2013, 15:19
Replies: 487
Views: 210,991
Posted By Doors Off

Brilliant stuff, where is the like button...

Brilliant stuff,

where is the like button for your comment. Bell, continuing to try and catch up but no "new" designs. Just recycling of old ideas.

I am sure it is a lovely helicopter, but...
12th Aug 2012, 02:27
Replies: 19
Views: 4,407
Posted By Doors Off

Great to see such research and vigour, good luck...

Great to see such research and vigour, good luck with the process. I served with the Australian Army as a pilot and transferred to the AAC (not a British citizen) as a pilot as well. The place is...
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