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Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2019, 22:21
Replies: 204
Views: 118,695
Posted By chinook240

Iím not familiar with civilian operation but...

Iím not familiar with civilian operation but didnít the refuel log (tech log?) and the engineers who did the refuel not detect the discrepancy? Or was it a known fault but an acceptable defect?
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2019, 16:27
Replies: 40
Views: 5,105
Posted By chinook240

Not sure if you need to flip/flop between NVD and...

Not sure if you need to flip/flop between NVD and unaided flight, but that was the most annoying aspect of using NVD and �� specs. Particularly if you need bifocal for distance and reading, but then...
31st Oct 2019, 08:47
Replies: 23
Views: 7,973
Posted By chinook240

Thanks for sharing the video, really interesting....

Thanks for sharing the video, really interesting. Should make an interesting case study for a display pilots course!
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Oct 2019, 18:59
Replies: 27
Views: 6,296
Posted By chinook240

Mission planning systems tend to remove the need...

Mission planning systems tend to remove the need for individual crews to “check” NOTAMs while at the same time, increasing the effect of a human error, if one gets missed/misplotted on the system....
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Oct 2019, 23:03
Replies: 27
Views: 6,296
Posted By chinook240

Post in the Mil Aircrew forum, if you want to...

Post in the Mil Aircrew forum, if you want to alert fixed wing users.
24th Sep 2019, 15:38
Replies: 24
Views: 9,694
Posted By chinook240

Condor, legally incorporated as Condor Flugdienst...

Condor, legally incorporated as Condor Flugdienst GmbH (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/GmbH), is a German (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germany) leisure airline...
23rd Aug 2019, 15:23
Replies: 360
Views: 179,897
Posted By chinook240

MG, As youíre now based at a secret...

MG,

As youíre now based at a secret training establishment, I hope you will encourage your customers to call you mate, while discussing Love Island in the sortie briefs.

ps, your profile shows...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Aug 2019, 08:20
Replies: 38
Views: 8,748
Posted By chinook240

Part of the answer! ...

Part of the answer!


https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/903x1103/236eb246_5b86_4ad4_a97b_48d033d8ffd2_b172002a46f8705b8408a8aed2f4ee1f62281f2f.jpeg
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2019, 16:49
Replies: 67
Views: 13,600
Posted By chinook240

Super F, Not one of you ‘cheapest quote’...

Super F,

Not one of you ‘cheapest quote’ jockeys have commented on your ability to operate at night and or poor weather, 24/7, which, when the crews were called out, was a distinct possibility. I...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Aug 2019, 17:38
Replies: 67
Views: 13,600
Posted By chinook240

Just quoting facts now, not the cheapest...

Just quoting facts now, not the cheapest estimate, I spoke to one of yesterdayís crew and they were moving 6 bags every 6 minutes round trip, so 1 tonne a minute! I also assume youíd like JHSS...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Aug 2019, 13:10
Replies: 67
Views: 13,600
Posted By chinook240

Hughes500, You also assume that all loads...

Hughes500,

You also assume that all loads are just USL agbags, you can see here that large internal loads are also being moved AT NIGHT. Would these fit inside your Squirrel?

...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2019, 22:51
Replies: 67
Views: 13,600
Posted By chinook240

I believe time was of the essence in stabilising...

I believe time was of the essence in stabilising the dam, not getting the cheapest quote! Although you continue to ignore the night/ bad weather question, I believe the military ability to operate...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2019, 16:58
Replies: 67
Views: 13,600
Posted By chinook240

I donít know the area but Long Hill (might be...

I donít know the area but Long Hill (might be very long) was mentioned elsewhere and thatís what came up on Google maps, could be anywhere along that road.
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2019, 15:59
Replies: 67
Views: 13,600
Posted By chinook240

You still haven’t confirmed your ability to...

You still haven’t confirmed your ability to continue through the night in poor weather?
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Aug 2019, 16:08
Replies: 67
Views: 13,600
Posted By chinook240

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1176x1351/577453ef_8491_46f6_9015_4107a50332ce_b75e64eaf72464ddcb7786ca48023d68c18db023.jpeg
If you mean PUP, I’ve seen it’s Long Hill
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Aug 2019, 14:03
Replies: 67
Views: 13,600
Posted By chinook240

“We attended the fires last year in Derbyshire,...

“We attended the fires last year in Derbyshire, we arrived within 6 hours of being called out, took the military over 2 days to turn up.” I’m sure that has nothing to do with military response times,...
4th Aug 2019, 08:44
Replies: 24
Views: 6,598
Posted By chinook240

Still there, although Iím not sure how many...

Still there, although Iím not sure how many members are serving military.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Aug 2019, 09:36
Replies: 67
Views: 13,600
Posted By chinook240

Nearly 19 years ago, we were doing very similar...

Nearly 19 years ago, we were doing very similar jobs with the Chinook. Remember, the answer is 2 Chinooks, what’s the question?
...
3rd Aug 2019, 08:18
Replies: 57
Views: 21,079
Posted By chinook240

As I said above, I donít think there are enough...

As I said above, I donít think there are enough strops in the RAF for this lift and it looks like some kind of disposable version, Iíll ask the crews next week. Donít remember a remote hook on a...
2nd Aug 2019, 19:00
Replies: 57
Views: 21,079
Posted By chinook240

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/625x1067/c71bd2e4_bc21_4ad1_b7b3_2f964cd2056e_7c5fb94b977121a1b94800215d49809475a3e886.jpeg
400 tonnes in 2x1 tonnes Agbags lift = a lot of strops....
21st Jul 2019, 09:42
Replies: 10
Views: 2,749
Posted By chinook240

Wholeheartedly agree,...

Wholeheartedly agree, https://www.amazon.co.uk/Six-Weeks-Blenheim-Summer-Extraordinary/dp/1405936746
14th Jul 2019, 21:26
Replies: 17
Views: 4,962
Posted By chinook240

Thank goodness someone actually pays for and goes...

Thank goodness someone actually pays for and goes into the air show, otherwise there would be no air show. As the military involvement in display flying and organising diminishes, every paying...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jun 2019, 16:31
Replies: 17
Views: 2,742
Posted By chinook240

The link doesn’t seem to work this side of the...

The link doesn’t seem to work this side of the pond, “Sorry, this content is not available in your region.” As a Chinook driver (rtd) with hearing loss, I can only confirm they are noisy.
20th Jun 2019, 21:21
Replies: 13
Views: 2,912
Posted By chinook240

The film, like many screen adaptations, only...

The film, like many screen adaptations, only skims the surface. Read the book, Horse Soldiers!
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Apr 2019, 16:57
Replies: 204
Views: 118,695
Posted By chinook240

I haven’t seen these posted before but this is...

I haven’t seen these posted before but this is the list of issues the FAI will address

SHERIFFDOM OF GLASGOW AND STRATHKELVIN
Court Ref: GLW-B1473-18
CONSOLIDATED LIST OF ISSUES

1. When and...
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