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Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jan 2020, 16:40
Replies: 659
Views: 695,658
Posted By Outwest

As crab said, probably not reliable or at least a...

As crab said, probably not reliable or at least a lag
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jan 2020, 16:03
Replies: 659
Views: 695,658
Posted By Outwest

I suppose my choice of words should have been " a...

I suppose my choice of words should have been " a huge change in ROD" I have never in 42 years been able to see a helicopter increase altitude while simultaneously having a ROD at a constant...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jan 2020, 15:50
Replies: 659
Views: 695,658
Posted By Outwest

Yes, it must be as it sure doesn't look like...

Yes, it must be as it sure doesn't look like thats possible. The last few seconds sure do look bad with the huge changes in ROD and AS......
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jan 2020, 15:13
Replies: 659
Views: 695,658
Posted By Outwest

Post #336 is very interesting. I'm trying to...

Post #336 is very interesting. I'm trying to understand what power setting, what pitch and roll attitude would have you maintaining a fairly constant AS, a slight climb but have a huge ROD that...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Nov 2019, 15:25
Replies: 68
Views: 56,471
Posted By Outwest

Wooo buddy, I'm not jumping to any conclusions at...

Wooo buddy, I'm not jumping to any conclusions at all, just stating the obvious that the tail boom and TR was basically damage free according to the picture. I, as you and everyone else have no idea...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Nov 2019, 03:26
Replies: 68
Views: 56,471
Posted By Outwest

Thats true, but you still can't dismiss the lack...

Thats true, but you still can't dismiss the lack of damage to both the boom itself and the TR blades, suggesting it departed with plenty of time for the blades to slow down before impact with the...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Nov 2019, 03:24
Replies: 68
Views: 56,471
Posted By Outwest

I think you missed my point, which was that...

I think you missed my point, which was that exactly. It was NOT chopped off.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Nov 2019, 13:33
Replies: 68
Views: 56,471
Posted By Outwest

From the almost damaged free picture of that tail...

From the almost damaged free picture of that tail boom it couldn't have been chopped off by the main rotor.....what would cause it to separate in flight so cleanly?
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Nov 2019, 22:06
Replies: 68
Views: 56,471
Posted By Outwest

Video posted in post #34 says there was video of...

Video posted in post #34 says there was video of the crash? At 1:23 is that the heli-pad on top of that island? By the comments about the tail being 90 m away from the fuselage and 2 bodies found...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jul 2019, 03:29
Replies: 72
Views: 74,280
Posted By Outwest

Emphasis on WERE!

Emphasis on WERE!
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jul 2019, 18:45
Replies: 450
Views: 406,215
Posted By Outwest

Well as we all know every TC inspector has "his"...

Well as we all know every TC inspector has "his" interpretation of the regs and don't get me started on the interpretation between regions ;)
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jul 2019, 15:07
Replies: 450
Views: 406,215
Posted By Outwest

You are describing something totally different...

You are describing something totally different than a 9 degree heading error. And as you say the TC inspector wrote on his PPC (1) Safety Compromised, not failed to maintain departure heading within...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jul 2019, 15:04
Replies: 450
Views: 406,215
Posted By Outwest

Well I can tell you that if you fail someone on...

Well I can tell you that if you fail someone on something that is not written in either the ACP manual or the FTG, you will find yourself dealing with TATC.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jul 2019, 03:49
Replies: 392
Views: 58,358
Posted By Outwest

I may have been misleading, I have been in it...

I may have been misleading, I have been in it twice, once in the 61 and once in a 205. The 61 was not what you would call a flare, a simple slowing of airspeed to come to a hover at altitude, and...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jul 2019, 03:12
Replies: 450
Views: 406,215
Posted By Outwest

Thanks RL, I found that 2011edition. However I...

Thanks RL, I found that 2011edition. However I still don't see the +/-5 degree limit. The reason I'm interested is in the well over 100 PPC's I have conducted over the years I always used +/- 10...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2019, 13:40
Replies: 392
Views: 58,358
Posted By Outwest

I have great respect for Nick and don't for a...

I have great respect for Nick and don't for a minute think I know more than he does about aerodynamics, but all I'm saying is that the S61 can and does get into VRS with WAY less than 1000 ROD than...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2019, 13:34
Replies: 450
Views: 406,215
Posted By Outwest

If the H34 ( S-58) is anything like the S61 then...

If the H34 ( S-58) is anything like the S61 then it had "heading Hold" with your feet off the pedals. You had to put your feet on the micro switches for turns as otherwise it would just roll and not...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2019, 13:26
Replies: 450
Views: 406,215
Posted By Outwest

Can you post a link to the new Flight Test Guide?

Can you post a link to the new Flight Test Guide?
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2019, 02:06
Replies: 450
Views: 406,215
Posted By Outwest

Transport Canada Flight Test Guide:...

Transport Canada Flight Test Guide: https://www.tc.gc.ca/media/documents/communications-eng/tp14728e.pdf


n. ​​​​​​maintain the desired heading within 10 and the desired airspeed/V-speed within...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jul 2019, 22:02
Replies: 392
Views: 58,358
Posted By Outwest

Well I can tell you from experience that the 61...

Well I can tell you from experience that the 61 can and will get into VRS at WAY less than 1000 ROD. I was shown this during my initial endorsement over 30 years ago. The instructor simply said climb...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jul 2019, 19:27
Replies: 392
Views: 58,358
Posted By Outwest

Yes, I said "modern" helicopters.....the S61 can...

Yes, I said "modern" helicopters.....the S61 can easily do it at 300 ROD. Of course lowering the pole may not be practical, but if altitude allows it will actually get you out sooner and with less...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jul 2019, 16:47
Replies: 392
Views: 58,358
Posted By Outwest

Wes Prouty explained this in an issue of...

Wes Prouty explained this in an issue of Rotortales many many years ago......VRS requires 3 things, relatively high rate of decent ( most modern helicopters about 500') partial power ( can't be in...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jul 2019, 16:17
Replies: 450
Views: 406,215
Posted By Outwest

The 139 works exactly like that....

The 139 works exactly like that....
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2019, 01:29
Replies: 104
Views: 37,878
Posted By Outwest

Don't let anyone ever tell you you can't have fog...

Don't let anyone ever tell you you can't have fog (ice fog) at -40C I have iced up badly at -40C, ice fog rising off the open sea in the Canadian arctic
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2019, 01:24
Replies: 104
Views: 37,878
Posted By Outwest

"Water can remain liquid down to -40C" ...

"Water can remain liquid down to -40C"

Really??? I guess I better go back to school, I would like to see that trick :}

Megan, I'm sure you meant " water can remain VISIBLE down to -40C" as...
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