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Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2019, 06:59
Replies: 206
Views: 124,539
Posted By jellycopter

HeliComparator. I'm not saying that I would...

HeliComparator. I'm not saying that I would perform any better or worse in the circumstances as presented. I've certainly never done an EOL at night from low level over a city in an EC135 - but then...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Nov 2019, 04:20
Replies: 206
Views: 124,539
Posted By jellycopter

The biggest question for me, which does not seem...

The biggest question for me, which does not seem to have been fully addressed, is the unsuccessful autorotation. Flaming-out both engines due to fuel starvation is one thing, but an accomplished...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Oct 2019, 03:00
Replies: 143
Views: 172,215
Posted By jellycopter

Ex-Mil QHI jobs in Qatar

https://carrieres.groupedci.com/offre-de-emploi/emploi-qualified-helicopter-instructor-h-f_15.aspx
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Feb 2019, 15:25
Replies: 20
Views: 8,754
Posted By jellycopter

Unless you're in the market for selling spare...

Unless you're in the market for selling spare parts of course!
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Feb 2019, 12:39
Replies: 20
Views: 8,754
Posted By jellycopter

There do seem to have been rather a lot of G2...

There do seem to have been rather a lot of G2 accidents in its ralatively short life. I appreciate that it is a purpose-built trainer so the risk factor is high, however to me, without having done...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jan 2019, 17:22
Replies: 19
Views: 2,430
Posted By jellycopter

And how well is that decision working out...

And how well is that decision working out then........?
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Dec 2018, 15:18
Replies: 150
Views: 11,248
Posted By jellycopter

Crab, my initial post at #12 explains why it may...

Crab, my initial post at #12 explains why it may be good idea.

A fenestron type ETR could be stopped in forward flight and yaw control achieved by a simple rudder. Massive increase in component...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Dec 2018, 16:00
Replies: 150
Views: 11,248
Posted By jellycopter

An electric tail rotor could be switched off in...

An electric tail rotor could be switched off in the cruise and yaw control achieved by a simple aeroplane style rudder. It would save energy, reduce noise and help significantly with component life....
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Nov 2018, 01:49
Replies: 16
Views: 3,693
Posted By jellycopter

Excellent choice of take off path too. Open,...

Excellent choice of take off path too. Open, flat, unrestricted space to the right but instead take off over the wires and buildings. Smart.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2018, 16:00
Replies: 1,173
Views: 538,487
Posted By jellycopter

Mitchaa wrote "The speed of rotation gains...

Mitchaa wrote "The speed of rotation gains momentum which suggests (to me anyway) the yaw was fully extended with no way of it resetting/correcting. As it gained momentum it made the spin even more...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Nov 2018, 13:47
Replies: 81
Views: 14,309
Posted By jellycopter

Shy wrote: "The problem with trying to maintain a...

Shy wrote: "The problem with trying to maintain a level attitude in a rapidly rotating helicopter for more than a very brief period is (as SND wrote from personal experience) that cyclic inputs may...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Nov 2018, 13:05
Replies: 165
Views: 44,289
Posted By jellycopter

My only comment and observation with respect to...

My only comment and observation with respect to tail rotor drive failures and reaction time is; they don't happen without an associated thud, clunk, clatter, grinding noise or preceding high...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2018, 13:51
Replies: 14
Views: 1,766
Posted By jellycopter

"I know from personal experience how easy it is...

"I know from personal experience how easy it is to get behind the aircraft and be tempted to flick the hyds back in, but quickly reminded that this is a bad idea!"
I'd welcome an explanation of that...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2018, 11:24
Replies: 14
Views: 1,766
Posted By jellycopter

AS350/H125 Hydraulic related accident statistics

Does anyone know if there is a database available that details AS350/H125 hydraulic-related accidents. I'm interested in training incidents as well as the real thing. In particular, if anyone has...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Oct 2018, 16:06
Replies: 70
Views: 11,379
Posted By jellycopter

Another classic case of HTG.

Another classic case of HTG.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Sep 2018, 12:35
Replies: 12
Views: 4,198
Posted By jellycopter

Another clear cut case of HTG!

Another clear cut case of HTG!
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Sep 2018, 11:20
Replies: 371
Views: 52,400
Posted By jellycopter

I'll have a couple of what Crab is drinking.

I'll have a couple of what Crab is drinking.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Aug 2018, 15:26
Replies: 63
Views: 8,297
Posted By jellycopter

Enjoy it! When to stop enjoying it, move over...

Enjoy it! When to stop enjoying it, move over and let someone else have a chance. Organisations are riddled with bitter and twisted has-beens clogging up the places that young, keen and interested...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Aug 2018, 03:04
Replies: 52
Views: 8,375
Posted By jellycopter

that looks like a centre of gravity issue to me

that looks like a centre of gravity issue to me
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jul 2018, 06:36
Replies: 201
Views: 25,639
Posted By jellycopter

Agile, very well said. DCLalphathingy, I...

Agile, very well said.

DCLalphathingy, I would assume there's an equivalent to the 500ft rule in that part of the world. Wazzing past the pax, as part of your approach wouldn't, in this case, be...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jul 2018, 17:06
Replies: 201
Views: 25,639
Posted By jellycopter

So it wasn't you then Nige? That's a relief. ...

So it wasn't you then Nige? That's a relief.

(But then it wouldn't have been "Hold my beer son"..... More like "Hold my Veuve Cliquot son")

JJ
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jun 2018, 08:02
Replies: 125
Views: 16,066
Posted By jellycopter

Hughes 500 Stick Back / lever up =...

Hughes 500

Stick Back / lever up = inadvertent

Stick forward / lever down = outadvertent!

JJ
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jun 2018, 14:18
Replies: 125
Views: 16,066
Posted By jellycopter

Nelly, After 35 years flying, mostly in the...

Nelly,

After 35 years flying, mostly in the military with an IR, and the vast majority in helicopters, I have never been IIMC! I've had a few unplanned excursions into IMC as a conscious decision...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jun 2018, 11:22
Replies: 125
Views: 16,066
Posted By jellycopter

For any low-times reading this, please stay out...

For any low-times reading this, please stay out of cloud - full stop! In my opinion, the annual foggles exercise is nonsense - IMC just is not an option. When faced with deteriorating weather, forget...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th May 2018, 03:01
Replies: 4
Views: 2,531
Posted By jellycopter

Two's In - the Rotorway isn't certified it's...

Two's In - the Rotorway isn't certified it's operated on a Permit to Fly in the UK.

The unfortunate pilot has, I believe, already got a replacement machine.
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