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Forum: Rotorheads
28th Apr 2021, 13:31
Replies: 33
Views: 5,630
Posted By hoistop

I really wonder how this will do any good to...

I really wonder how this will do any good to taxpayer and to persons in need of SAR. Have watched this outfit for a while and also was involved for years in similar operations and am in serious doubt...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Apr 2021, 12:59
Replies: 11
Views: 1,077
Posted By hoistop

Vacuum sys. driven instruments on helicopters?

I am browsing thru some training material about helicopter systems - and I came across one that says there is no helicopter with vacuum system installed (used to drive gyro instruments)
I believe...
15th Mar 2021, 14:32
Replies: 38
Views: 17,868
Posted By hoistop

For example; if the failure is the result of a...

For example; if the failure is the result of a maintenance error because the mechanic was tired, cross and under pressure, did that mechanic also work on the other engine on the same shift, and sign...
11th Mar 2021, 08:48
Replies: 38
Views: 17,868
Posted By hoistop

I flew on 737 (I believe it was MAX) from Hawaii...

I flew on 737 (I believe it was MAX) from Hawaii to LAX 3 years ago. And before that, flew on 737 NG from Christchuch to Fiji, then Samoa, then Hawaii - crossed entire Pacific diagonally on 737. I...
8th Mar 2021, 13:04
Replies: 40
Views: 41,396
Posted By hoistop

Unfortunatelly, this type of thinking has spilled...

Unfortunatelly, this type of thinking has spilled over to this side of the Pond too - that is what worries me. Just look at Smartwings single-engined flight across half the EU and many more of...
6th Mar 2021, 12:17
Replies: 96
Views: 36,368
Posted By hoistop

Boeing should keep quiet on this and sort the...

Boeing should keep quiet on this and sort the mess-up in their house first. What they did tarnished entire aviation industry. And someone should go to jail for that, instead of taking outrageous...
25th Jan 2021, 09:17
Replies: 58
Views: 24,035
Posted By hoistop

With some basic observations you can figure out...

With some basic observations you can figure out that length and persistency of contrails depends pretty much on weather. I live on south side of Alps and contrail behavior is one of indicators to do...
14th Dec 2020, 14:41
Replies: 66
Views: 26,408
Posted By hoistop

Not the lone event of this type: Slovenia Air...

Not the lone event of this type: Slovenia Air Force had same thing in a Pilatus-PC-9 in March 2008. A joy ridealong that ended differently than planned. MB worked as advertised, pilot brought home...
18th Nov 2020, 15:50
Replies: 50
Views: 19,738
Posted By hoistop

Spooky 2 Can you give us a hint? Were there...

Spooky 2

Can you give us a hint? Were there some more heads rolling? Scapegoats or those who deserved it?
16th Nov 2020, 15:44
Replies: 27
Views: 14,420
Posted By hoistop

Magplug As I am boating every summer around...

Magplug

As I am boating every summer around Pula, I can confirm that this area has issues with GPS signal, and is not related only to Balkan war time. There are even warnings on some nautical...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Sep 2020, 12:29
Replies: 41
Views: 7,940
Posted By hoistop

This has been debated over and over. Go see NPAS...

This has been debated over and over. Go see NPAS forums etc.
On first glance, it might look tremendously cheaper than "real" chopper. But, please, has someone made a realistic calculation of the...
7th Sep 2020, 12:38
Replies: 39
Views: 18,214
Posted By hoistop

Exactly. Report is clear and FAA came to same...

Exactly. Report is clear and FAA came to same conclusion years ago (I believe it was an aftermath of DC-10 Sioux City crash, if memory serves me well):

Making car seats a requirement when flying...
27th May 2020, 10:32
Replies: 1,668
Views: 2,737,079
Posted By hoistop

The lowest point on CFM56 (not to count cowling...

The lowest point on CFM56 (not to count cowling and drain mast) is bottom of gearbox housing with oil lines coming in and out FWD and AFT very close to lowest point. Also fire loops are at that...
Replies: 196
Views: 62,480
Posted By hoistop

And another thought: just few weeks ago EASA...

And another thought: just few weeks ago EASA allowed distance learning for maintenance technicians - for now basic license course and Type rating theory, but I believe regulations are in the works...
Replies: 196
Views: 62,480
Posted By hoistop

I feel you are damn right. As glider pilot...

I feel you are damn right. As glider pilot instructor and aviation professional (but not commercial pilot) I had a chance to take several experienced commercial jet pilots in a glider. To my...
7th Apr 2020, 13:45
Replies: 15
Views: 7,104
Posted By hoistop

"The group say the advantage of using planes is...

"The group say the advantage of using planes is that not only are they mobile and there are plenty of them now available, but also that their filtered, one-way airflow systems mirror those of an...
10th Mar 2020, 07:27
Replies: 181
Views: 107,612
Posted By hoistop

You donīt need your own GNSS. You will have GPS...

You donīt need your own GNSS. You will have GPS in the package agreement with U.S. when you are taken over by Uncle Sam. And bilateral agreement with FAA will put you firmly on the other side of the...
28th Aug 2019, 06:52
Replies: 42
Views: 23,389
Posted By hoistop

When I was just starting my aviation career, I...

When I was just starting my aviation career, I had a privilege of having a beer with him back in 1994 in Oshkosh. What he told me, changed my way of thinking on procedures, checklists-orderly...
2nd Aug 2019, 15:08
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,397,852
Posted By hoistop

I couldnīt help not to add this pass in the...

I couldnīt help not to add this pass in the debate. I took it from BEA serious incident report of Falcon 7X HB-JFN in May 2011 (runaway THS on descent to Kuala Lumpur)
A single cold solder in THS...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jan 2019, 07:43
Replies: 84
Views: 20,768
Posted By hoistop

Had a chance to talk to those guys and visited...

Had a chance to talk to those guys and visited Chamonix base recently- they have qute a lot of training and a lot of actual practice, so definitelly proficient in what they do. Agree that nose-in...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Dec 2018, 11:24
Replies: 3
Views: 1,492
Posted By hoistop

Did you check carefully your RFM? It might be...

Did you check carefully your RFM?
It might be that type of harness (PCDS) for such operation is already prescribed by manufacturer. Ther was a big issue with EASA on this topic few years ago.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Dec 2018, 13:03
Replies: 37
Views: 12,468
Posted By hoistop

SASless I think (out of my head, don˛t have the...

SASless I think (out of my head, don˛t have the report at hand) NTSB after special hearing about HEMS safety in 2009 put together a list of reccomendations and one of them was to prohibit reverting...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2018, 08:58
Replies: 1,213
Views: 601,899
Posted By hoistop

Onceapilot you are right. Groove at the right...

Onceapilot you are right. Groove at the right end of bearing surface is engineering need for manufacturing (free space for grinding wheel/tool for close tolerance work on shaft) and a stress relief,...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2018, 12:57
Replies: 1,213
Views: 601,899
Posted By hoistop

Thanks, crab - I understand well, how follow-up...

Thanks, crab - I understand well, how follow-up hydraulic servo control mechanism works, believe me.
I am (still) wondering if piston is trully part of control shaft, or control shaft passes thru...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2018, 10:21
Replies: 1,213
Views: 601,899
Posted By hoistop

Well, I would not like to see that - this is a...

Well, I would not like to see that - this is a critical bearing (like swashplate bearing) and is quite exposed, eventhough protected with boot.
For instance: EC-135 has practically no grease...
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