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Forum: Rotorheads
29th Sep 2020, 13:17
Replies: 64
Views: 8,820
Posted By Aucky

JETPACK for GNAAS

I thought it was April 1st for a moment...

Jet suit paramedic tested in the Lake District 'could save lives'

Link (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-54331994)
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Aug 2020, 11:21
Replies: 0
Views: 654
Posted By Aucky

MCC(H) course, Gloucestershire - spare seat 31st Aug - 7th Sep

Rotorheads,

We have an MCC course booked in the Gloucestershire area 31st Aug - 7th Sep which may have a vacancy for an additional candidate presenting an opportunity for a budding CPL holder to...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jun 2020, 08:48
Replies: 12
PBN
Views: 4,567
Posted By Aucky

Especially for helicopter operations through a...

Especially for helicopter operations through a mix of Class G and D airspace, however itís part of the PBN concept for reduced separation in ĎPBN airspaceí.

Personally I think it works fine how it...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jun 2020, 10:42
Replies: 12
PBN
Views: 4,567
Posted By Aucky

The U.K. CAA have drafted an extension for DfT...

The U.K. CAA have drafted an extension for DfT approval in accordance with the EASA guidance (as adopted by those aforementioned in the thread) but it is not yet published. An extension to 25 April...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th May 2020, 23:09
Replies: 29
Views: 3,285
Posted By Aucky

section 2.3.10.3 (p29) of this NPA may help...

section 2.3.10.3 (p29) of this NPA may help https://www.easa.europa.eu/sites/default/files/dfu/NPA%202019-08.pdf

The commander needs to be qualified in whichever seat they occupy. If they are not...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Apr 2020, 12:35
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By Aucky

On a Jepp plate, when an approach is charted as...

On a Jepp plate, when an approach is charted as CDFA with a 'DA/MDA(H)' the explanatory information on Aerodrome Operating Minimums says:"For non-precision approach minimums based on CDFA, the...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Apr 2020, 10:55
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By Aucky

Thanks TeeS - this is exactly what I was looking...

Thanks TeeS - this is exactly what I was looking for, an unambiguous statement on the issue.

I have also just spotted that ICAO Doc 9365 states in section 3.4.4 'The missed approach following a...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Apr 2020, 23:33
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By Aucky

Interesting, in the both the replies so far it is...

Interesting, in the both the replies so far it is accepted that you must protect the MDA/H associated with the NPA flown as a non-CDFA. Where is this stated?

When flying CDFA you are flying to a...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Apr 2020, 22:19
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By Aucky

NPAs flown using CDFA - deriving DA/H

Are any helicopter operators under EASA required to add an increment to the MDA/H for an NPA procedure in order to derive a DA/H for a CDFA operation?

AMC3 CAT.OP.MPA.110 doesn't require an add-on...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st May 2019, 08:13
Replies: 11
Views: 3,415
Posted By Aucky

An Enstrom?

An Enstrom?
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Apr 2019, 18:44
Replies: 20
Views: 8,284
Posted By Aucky

FCL.010 definitions Multi-pilot helicopterí...

FCL.010 definitions
Multi-pilot helicopterí means a helicopter which is required to be operated with a co-pilot as specified in the flight manual or by the air operator certificate or equivalent...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2019, 15:14
Replies: 13
Views: 2,192
Posted By Aucky

We digress from NOTAMS, but iíll bite. My point...

We digress from NOTAMS, but iíll bite. My point was simply that the logic of lighting obstacles is somewhat nconsistent. If you donít have the luxury of NVGs, most donít, and someone has gone through...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2019, 07:58
Replies: 13
Views: 2,192
Posted By Aucky

Exactly the same in parts of the U.K. Some are...

Exactly the same in parts of the U.K. Some are visible to the naked eye only, some are visible to NVG only (this baffles me more), some are strobed in unison and some fixed (except for the strobing...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Mar 2019, 15:52
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By Aucky

The extract from FCL.1000(a)(1) is a broad...

The extract from FCL.1000(a)(1) is a broad statement applying to all forms of examining, it could be for a licence issue, or rating issue/revaildation/renewal, or renewal of a FI/FE certificate. The...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Mar 2019, 13:10
Replies: 97
Views: 52,602
Posted By Aucky

SARwannabe - you forget two other important...

SARwannabe - you forget two other important factors.

1) If a ĎProceed VFRí PinS is to be flown at night over water you would need 1200ft cloud base for the VFR segment.

2) Lands End also has...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Mar 2019, 14:09
Replies: 501
Views: 139,822
Posted By Aucky

Hi all, does anyone know of a landing site in St...

Hi all, does anyone know of a landing site in St Ives (Cornwall)? Anything closer than the Gurnards Head?
17th Mar 2019, 21:19
Replies: 36
Views: 20,001
Posted By Aucky

Excellent. Thanks

Excellent. Thanks
17th Mar 2019, 19:09
Replies: 14
Views: 3,669
Posted By Aucky

Thanks ifitaint, if however the training were for...

Thanks ifitaint, if however the training were for a pilot who flies the owner about are you saying the Article 252 permit would still be required?
17th Mar 2019, 17:19
Replies: 36
Views: 20,001
Posted By Aucky

Hi All, Just a quick sanity check - in case...

Hi All,

Just a quick sanity check - in case anything has changed in the last few years. I (as a UK issued EASA TRI/TRE) need to perform refresher training & a proficiency check on another UK/EASA...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jan 2019, 16:13
Replies: 65
Views: 41,408
Posted By Aucky

Between Great Western (Filton), TVAA (Benson),...

Between Great Western (Filton), TVAA (Benson), Dorset & Somerset (Henstridge) and Midlands (Strensham) most corners of their patch should remain relatively well covered by air until they find a...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jan 2019, 01:09
Replies: 144
Views: 187,071
Posted By Aucky

Specialist Aviation Services have a new online...

Specialist Aviation Services have a new online application tool (https://form.jotformeu.com/83622255729361)

From LinkedIn -

They are currently most actively seeking Floater Pilots and TRI/TREs.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Dec 2018, 09:20
Replies: 1,205
Views: 583,311
Posted By Aucky

I don't know the inner workings of exactly how...

I don't know the inner workings of exactly how the inner shaft is coupled to (and therefore pushed/pulled by) the hydraulic actuator and whether rotating the inner shaft could cause a leak, however...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Nov 2018, 12:04
Replies: 1,205
Views: 583,311
Posted By Aucky

So Chopjock, the pilot flies your Ďcornerí...

So Chopjock, the pilot flies your Ďcornerí departure, just clears the stadium roof then 30seconds in at 60kts and 300ft still at high power has a tail rotor failure, heíll be performing some form of...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2018, 07:37
Replies: 1,205
Views: 583,311
Posted By Aucky

In the instance of the 169 variable TDP procedure...

In the instance of the 169 variable TDP procedure itís not necessary because flown correctly you should have the pad (and reject area) in full view between the pedals through the chin window all the...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Nov 2018, 13:21
Replies: 1,205
Views: 583,311
Posted By Aucky

The only 169 profile suitable to this stadium...

The only 169 profile suitable to this stadium which factors obstacle clearance is the variable TDP helipad. The TDP is 115ft + the height of the obstacle in your takeoff path so Iíd guess a minimum...
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