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Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Aug 2014, 18:19
Replies: 10
Views: 4,094
Posted By talkpedlar

RIP Mike.

How very sad, a thoroughly decent and nice guy.

TP
6th Jul 2014, 18:07
Replies: 10
Views: 2,121
Posted By talkpedlar

Hope this helps..

OK..remember these basic principles....

1 To maintain height/altitude, lift must equal gravity... any difference between the two will result in the aircraft climbing or descending

2 Remember...
24th Jun 2014, 10:45
Replies: 16
Views: 3,925
Posted By talkpedlar

I wasn't there but....

with 300+ jumps on a high-performance* canopy (ParaCommander) I find this gentleman's canopy handling er... unconventional to say the least.

Hoping that he and lady-spectator emerge unscathed.
...
22nd Jun 2014, 08:20
Replies: 19
Views: 10,509
Posted By talkpedlar

Very sad..

..and so much for the Daily Mail's typically useless coverage about "husband and wife victims."
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jun 2014, 05:38
Replies: 23
Views: 8,713
Posted By talkpedlar

Strange... red-herring or admin glitch?

Previous ID shown in G INFO as N473SH but..

N473SH is allocated to the Falcon formerly operated by Prince Rainier of Monaco.

Happy weekend all,

TP
14th Jun 2014, 12:22
Replies: 10
Views: 6,487
Posted By talkpedlar

Just my humble two centsworth...

... but if Cessna are serious about raising Mustang sales they'll have to do something about that disgusting "emergency" lavatory... the existing facility is woefully inadequate when you consider the...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd May 2014, 12:48
Replies: 174
Views: 14,156
Posted By talkpedlar

Just my 10 centsworth..

Clarky is no friend of mine, but I've met him twice (Rover-BMW Gaydon 1997 and 98) On each occasion he was extremely courteous and respectful to every member of our group (Asians, Africans and West...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Apr 2014, 11:51
Replies: 1
Views: 732
Posted By talkpedlar

Plebgate..another scalp!

Just announced that WPC Gillian Weatherly of that elite :confused: Diplomatic Protection Squad has been sacked for gross misconduct in connection with her role in the Plebgate scandal.

That makes...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Apr 2014, 13:26
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,083,972
Posted By talkpedlar

Thank you chopjock...

.for your supporting comment.

Airpolice.. I used the word "seemingly" for good reason; I have only the eye-witness statement and AAIB reports to go on.

With respect however, early flare? What...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Apr 2014, 12:32
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,083,972
Posted By talkpedlar

Here's where I'm struggling...based on known facts..

1 Eye-witness account and AAIB reports state MR and TR not turning prior to, and at point of, impact. (Seemingly no attempt at auto-rotation)

2 Double engine-failure confirmed but post-accident...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Mar 2014, 16:36
Replies: 12
Views: 1,553
Posted By talkpedlar

More good guys lost in another poor vis accident..

Tony Smith, Steve Holdich, Pete Barnes and now Carl D... We're still losing too many experienced, well qualified and thoroughly decent guys.. and 3 of those crashes claimed pax too.

Now in...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2014, 21:55
Replies: 877
Views: 414,099
Posted By talkpedlar

Not Mil? Another major tragedy?

Early reports relating to aviation incidents are often wide of the mark.. but one imagines that this is not an R22 or similar.... Is there much/any oil-support traffic in this area?

Hoping that...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2014, 21:29
Replies: 877
Views: 414,099
Posted By talkpedlar

AW139 G-LBAL helicopter crash in Gillingham, Norfolk

UK TV news reporting aircraft down on Norfolk/Suffolk border... another US mil aircraft maybe?

21.30z 3/13
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Feb 2014, 09:19
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By talkpedlar

Yes..come on Airship..

..good thread but would be more credible without spelling faux-pas..

Please write 100 times...... losers, losers, losers....

Happy weekend to all Ppruners

TP
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Feb 2014, 09:13
Replies: 453
Views: 45,952
Posted By talkpedlar

Clouseau lives... ?

So, the investigating judge now saying that the arrested ex-cop had firearms but not the gun used in the murders... and that he has helmets but not like the type seen by witness(es).. therefore, by...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Feb 2014, 16:21
Replies: 193
Views: 18,662
Posted By talkpedlar

PC Keith Wallis... jailed for 12 months

Excellent news...but a personal tragedy.

Wallis who falsely claimed to witness Andrew Mitchell calling Downing Street cops "plebs".. jailed for 12 months... he wasn't even there. :=:

Not only...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jan 2014, 18:51
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,083,972
Posted By talkpedlar

Piechaser?

Your comments in 1904 and 1907 for starters. I never wish to offend but where did you trawl that garbage from?

Sorry but your lack of appropriate knowledge, experience and intelligence just shine...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jan 2014, 08:12
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,083,972
Posted By talkpedlar

Pprune at its very worst... What a shame!

With all due respect, comments from Piechaser, Falcon900 and Robin 400 show clear lack of knowledge, relevant experience and even intelligence.

Igniters, fuel starvation, fuel exhaustion,...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jan 2014, 12:37
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,083,972
Posted By talkpedlar

Falcon 900?

Sir, (with respect) Is it fair to say that you have never flown this (or any other) helicopter?

If this accident was caused by fuel exhaustion (or starvation) the very fine pilot at the controls...
17th Jan 2014, 12:05
Replies: 24
Views: 8,517
Posted By talkpedlar

Thank you Swept..

I'm ex 737 and 757 and have spent the last 27 months in the Middle-East in a selection and recruitment role for one of the big carriers.. I hope that the following points help:

1 IMHO you should...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jan 2014, 07:56
Replies: 21
Views: 3,245
Posted By talkpedlar

One thing's for sure...

...we need more like Guy Martin... driven, determined, selfless and good-humoured too..worth a hundred of the hidebound, illiterate, thieving wasters who fill our magistrates courts every morning.
...
17th Jan 2014, 07:31
Replies: 24
Views: 8,517
Posted By talkpedlar

Swept...we're not mind-readers..

1 Nationality?

2 Age?

3 Are your 3500 hours all fixed-wing?

Good luck in your search but more info needed!
2nd Jan 2014, 16:31
Replies: 26
Views: 10,061
Posted By talkpedlar

Just my opinion..

..but having run the KingAir's tanks dry (after it was refuelled in the owner's absence), one might have thought that he would thereafter be present and carefully witnessing future refuelling..but no...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jan 2014, 15:59
Replies: 25
Views: 8,974
Posted By talkpedlar

Just my two cents-worth..

Just my (carefully worded) view here (and based upon a number of Mumbai/Bombay contracts as rotary skipper and sales-demo pilot) IMHO, if AW hadn't (allegedly) greased palms in the early stages of...
Replies: 77
Views: 16,223
Posted By talkpedlar

Sorry to be harsh but...

..yet another sucker parted from his money.:ugh:

Ali...

1: it's not the school's responsibility to check visa requirements.. it's yours!

2 This fine website has been telling students and...
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