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Forum: Rotorheads
28th Sep 2022, 11:56
Replies: 41
Views: 4,505
Posted By lowfat

Historically both AW and eurocopter have reneged...

Historically both AW and eurocopter have reneged on work share of machines bought by the uk , the sar 189 and the puma update. so I wouldn't bet my mortgage on anything those European companies say....
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jul 2022, 10:25
Replies: 179
Views: 58,087
Posted By lowfat

Contact the base or Bristow sar HQ or departure...

Contact the base or Bristow sar HQ or departure airport with your concerns. They will have to listen to you and who know rebrief the ops procedure.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jul 2022, 13:53
Replies: 179
Views: 58,087
Posted By lowfat

I suspect you may be exaggerating a tad, They fly...

I suspect you may be exaggerating a tad, They fly over my house regularly at night its not that bad. Don't forget they are going to help some one in need.
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jul 2022, 09:29
Replies: 43
Views: 10,174
Posted By lowfat

Oh no they haven't had them long. ...

Oh no they haven't had them long.
https://www.colheli.com/columbia-helicopters-delivers-two-ch-47d-chinooks-to-rotak-helicopter-services/
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jun 2022, 19:06
Replies: 71
Views: 11,432
Posted By lowfat

Not going to happen , Bristow have bought BIH ...

Not going to happen , Bristow have bought BIH
https://www.bristowgroup.com/news-media/press-releases/detail/503/bristow-group-to-acquire-british-international-helicopter

Anh Bristow wont be...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jun 2022, 15:32
Replies: 71
Views: 11,432
Posted By lowfat

Sloanes is an operator, The owner is still the...

Sloanes is an operator, The owner is still the same just removing a under performing operator ( I know its not all their fault)...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd May 2022, 18:14
Replies: 272
Views: 67,031
Posted By lowfat

What ever is chosen I expect it will be a balls...

What ever is chosen I expect it will be a balls up.. prove me wrong.
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jan 2022, 11:02
Replies: 59
Views: 6,920
Posted By lowfat

apache damages the grass of the golf club to much...

apache damages the grass of the golf club to much .. and your clubs have to ride on the sponson.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Oct 2021, 11:01
Replies: 179
Views: 58,087
Posted By lowfat

What ? the Dutch Antilles and Cyprus?

What ? the Dutch Antilles and Cyprus?
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Aug 2021, 13:56
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By lowfat

looks perfectly adequate to me. if it stops you...

looks perfectly adequate to me. if it stops you falling out its all good
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2021, 20:09
Replies: 179
Views: 58,087
Posted By lowfat

So that is 2 pilots 2rear crew and 2casualties? I...

So that is 2 pilots 2rear crew and 2casualties? I am sceptical because I have had to deal with eurocopter statistics in the past. Optimistic doesn't come close.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2021, 17:19
Replies: 179
Views: 58,087
Posted By lowfat

I wonder what the Payload for a 145 would be in...

I wonder what the Payload for a 145 would be in Sar Fit?
2 hoists ,Flir turret, search light , Floats, Life rafts and a wet floor. suppose your only looking at 1 causality statistically. Hems plus...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Mar 2021, 09:59
Replies: 179
Views: 58,087
Posted By lowfat

LOL 145.. can you remember all the bitching and...

LOL 145.. can you remember all the bitching and moaning about the aw 189 god it'll be unbearable on here if airbus get a foot in the door.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jan 2021, 19:19
Replies: 101
Views: 23,786
Posted By lowfat

You needed to change states before the uk left....

You needed to change states before the uk left. Currently they no longer recognise the uk licence . So you would need to apply from the beginning.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Dec 2020, 21:04
Replies: 101
Views: 23,786
Posted By lowfat

Easa pilots can operate G reg machines for 2...

Easa pilots can operate G reg machines for 2 years under the agreement before this deal. this deal means anybody's guess at this time. ( 6 hours after the announcement)
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Sep 2020, 17:10
Replies: 100
Views: 59,243
Posted By lowfat

139 in service now...

139 in service now ...https://penzancehelicopters.co.uk/news/penzance-helicopters-introduces-state-of-the-art-aircraft-to-isles-of-scilly-service
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2020, 22:45
Replies: 2,913
Views: 929,777
Posted By lowfat

Its primary task is to help any one in need now.....

Its primary task is to help any one in need now.. The MCA release an asset if its not actively tasked.
Its a triage system if a higher task comes in it goes to that if its committed the next asset...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2020, 17:38
Replies: 2,913
Views: 929,777
Posted By lowfat

The response time you quote is the fixed wing...

The response time you quote is the fixed wing response. Rotary asset is 15 and 45 currently. The land grab is med transfers, missing person searches , RTAs and not all cliffs are at the sea for...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Sep 2020, 19:09
Replies: 100
Views: 59,243
Posted By lowfat

Locals are up in arms ,pitchforks an everything.....

Locals are up in arms ,pitchforks an everything.. I mean an s92 is taking the pe
https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/anger-penzance-helicopters-uses-noisier-4484190
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Aug 2020, 15:37
Replies: 17
Views: 8,560
Posted By lowfat

Im pretty sure this was only a NHV contract due...

Im pretty sure this was only a NHV contract due to the take over of Dancopter,
Correct me if im wrong but I dont think NHV won this contract ever, So its a bit of a pointless opinion from NHV. They...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Aug 2020, 15:12
Replies: 9
Views: 4,039
Posted By lowfat

As they have just announced the closure of 2 US...

As they have just announced the closure of 2 US bases i wouldnt hold out much hope.

https://helihub.com/2020/08/06/bristow-to-close-two-lousiana-bases-with-350-job-losses-claims-union/
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2020, 08:18
Replies: 9
Views: 4,039
Posted By lowfat

Not sure this is dance I would want to join at...

Not sure this is dance I would want to join at this time, the new CEO will walk away from Nigeria. It is upsetting his synergies.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Aug 2020, 16:15
Replies: 90
Views: 51,311
Posted By lowfat

They are on shift and working successfully. As to...

They are on shift and working successfully. As to the next round of recruitment I have no idea.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jun 2020, 17:50
Replies: 27
Views: 17,561
Posted By lowfat

Going to need my larger dust pan to sweep that...

Going to need my larger dust pan to sweep that one up...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th May 2020, 10:34
Replies: 2,913
Views: 929,777
Posted By lowfat

Here we go again... My chopper is bigger than...

Here we go again... My chopper is bigger than yours routine.

We all like a big chopper however and it is a big however, The tasking for the last 5 or so years fully document how many people and...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2020, 21:58
Replies: 2,913
Views: 929,777
Posted By lowfat

S92 is too expensive and "old tech" the 225...

S92 is too expensive and "old tech" the 225 because of its reputation in the north sea and and old tech, the 175 is just a body kitted 225 with low service life of mgb components.
Other opinions are...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2020, 16:16
Replies: 2,913
Views: 929,777
Posted By lowfat

Ill play this Game, Aw189 OR Bell 525 relentless...

Ill play this Game, Aw189 OR Bell 525 relentless and AW139. any one that bids 225 , s92 or 175 will be on the naughty step. oh and all new machines, whats the point of getting a contractor in if...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Mar 2020, 11:49
Replies: 40
Views: 13,204
Posted By lowfat

https://www.energyvoice.com/coronavirus/228847/chr...

https://www.energyvoice.com/coronavirus/228847/chrysaor-worker-quarantined-on-north-sea-platform-over-suspected-coronavirus-case/
16th Jan 2020, 14:42
Replies: 380
Views: 322,057
Posted By lowfat

okay so...

okay so https://www.buytickets.avantiwestcoast.co.uk/buytickets/combinedmatrix.aspx?Command=TimeTable
verses...
15th Jan 2020, 22:21
Replies: 380
Views: 322,057
Posted By lowfat

Well I fly from Newquay to Aberdeen and all he...

Well I fly from Newquay to Aberdeen and all he flights are always full. I also take issue with the stupid comment that London to cornwall is quicker by train. Just over an hour by plane and 6 hours...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Aug 2019, 21:54
Replies: 72
Views: 85,643
Posted By lowfat

List of aircraft and location at the time of the...

List of aircraft and location at the time of the signing from the legal documents

(i) in respect of Aircraft 1, Aircraft 3, Aircraft 4 and Aircraft 5, Australia;
(ii) in respect of Aircraft 7,...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Aug 2019, 14:37
Replies: 72
Views: 85,643
Posted By lowfat

If they reposes them So much for big Dons claim...

If they reposes them So much for big Dons claim that being Bankrupt in the US wont effect other independent parts of the Group..
Imagine if the 92s were the UKsar assets?
All of a sudden no cash...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Aug 2019, 08:38
Replies: 72
Views: 85,643
Posted By lowfat

PK AirFinance moves to seize 24 helicopters from...

PK AirFinance moves to seize 24 helicopters from Bristow (https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/pk-airfinance-moves-to-seize-24-helicopters-from-bri-460284/)
Forum: Rotorheads
26th May 2019, 10:10
Replies: 16
Views: 6,614
Posted By lowfat

Well as that is about 2 years off at the moment...

Well as that is about 2 years off at the moment its unlikely unless its a really slow boat to Britain
Forum: Rotorheads
9th May 2019, 13:18
Replies: 244
Views: 299,656
Posted By lowfat

https://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2019/05/0...

https://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2019/05/08/struggling-helicopter-co-issues-millions-of.html

so dont pay a 12 million dollar loan repayment pay yourself 2 million dollars instead.

This...
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