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Forum: Rotorheads
27th Feb 2012, 10:09
Replies: 19
Views: 4,638
Posted By Teefor Gage

Just cos an Operator has had no accidents doesn't...

Just cos an Operator has had no accidents doesn't mean that they are Safe!!
It's a bit saying that your car is so reliable as it never needs any maintenance........
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Oct 2011, 08:47
Replies: 41
Views: 7,521
Posted By Teefor Gage

Sub-forums of Rotorheads

Methinks you is missing something!
Geoffers' idea is very good as it would certainly help focus all the rotary related info. What do the Moderators think?
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Aug 2011, 20:47
Replies: 136
Views: 64,443
Posted By Teefor Gage

Shell Management - disappearing act

What ever happened to all those comments from Shell Management? Has he been moderated? I wonder if the real Shell Management would agree with many of his comments in other areas of Rotorheads?...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2011, 07:32
Replies: 7
Views: 1,700
Posted By Teefor Gage

Nice Weather Site

So who's got a link to a BAD weather site?? :E
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Feb 2010, 14:44
Replies: 13
Views: 3,474
Posted By Teefor Gage

How to survive a fall from a great height

It's best to fly at height rather than low down as it is much easier to survive a "vertical" crash rather than a "horizontal" one.
All you need to do is to wait until the aircraft is about 2 metres...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Nov 2009, 14:36
Replies: 38
Views: 8,038
Posted By Teefor Gage

It just goes to prove that Robinson pilots aren't...

It just goes to prove that Robinson pilots aren't even safe outside the cockpit!

OK, to quote somebody else, I'll get my coat...........!!
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2009, 21:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,932
Posted By Teefor Gage

I'd fly with a 21 year old pilot, but not one who...

I'd fly with a 21 year old pilot, but not one who manages to make being almost 19 now, but presumes he will be 21 in a years time!

I presume you mean you haven't started your flight training...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jun 2009, 22:28
Replies: 68
Views: 10,818
Posted By Teefor Gage

I hope we're not going to start the Humor v...

I hope we're not going to start the Humor v Humour argument as well.........
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jun 2009, 21:56
Replies: 68
Views: 10,818
Posted By Teefor Gage

Davey Croppet/PHP/HR Greenie/baldebanger

It's interesting to note that none of the above have contributed to this thread since Heliports remark.
But it looks like there coule be another "low posts" person in the same list? He certainly...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jun 2009, 13:18
Replies: 3
Views: 1,042
Posted By Teefor Gage

rotorrookie

Obviously nobody else has any freetime! You must have too much time on your hands.....
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jun 2009, 00:56
Replies: 68
Views: 10,818
Posted By Teefor Gage

I used to deream of being a hicopleter Capitain,...

I used to deream of being a hicopleter Capitain, and now I are wun!!

Well said aloutte3. It seems obvious that DC doesn't really have any "civil" ratings!
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jun 2009, 18:21
Replies: 1
Views: 1,595
Posted By Teefor Gage

Suggest you start here - PAS...

Suggest you start here - PAS (http://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/375402-pas.html) - then move forward if you are still interested!
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jun 2009, 08:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,470
Posted By Teefor Gage

I like the informed reporting of "the back...

I like the informed reporting of "the back propellor coming off". I guess that's the bit that pushes the helicopter forward?

T4
Forum: Rotorheads
20th May 2009, 21:54
Replies: 34
Views: 7,243
Posted By Teefor Gage

The installation must have been close to the...

The installation must have been close to the shoreline if it had and was .
I heard that a passenger had smuggled a nitrogen bottle on board and inflated the floats deliberately.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th May 2009, 20:36
Replies: 19
Views: 2,078
Posted By Teefor Gage

No curtain twitchers at this house, Flugplatz. ...

No curtain twitchers at this house, Flugplatz. Had I seen the helicopter myself I'd have said so. I posted here as my colleague doesn't belong to PPrune.

I'm not so sure what planet 101BOY is...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th May 2009, 18:57
Replies: 19
Views: 2,078
Posted By Teefor Gage

Although this is a rumour network, we shouldn't...

Although this is a rumour network, we shouldn't just pass over facts in favour of sentiment.
It's amazing that many of us seem to have forgotten the lessons learned from the Mull of Kintyre...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th May 2009, 17:19
Replies: 19
Views: 2,078
Posted By Teefor Gage

helispeed iii. Didn't think I had to state...

helispeed iii.

Didn't think I had to state the height of the heli as my colleague wouldn't have seen if it was above the cloudbase!! OK, so you might want to argue that the cloudbase was broken...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th May 2009, 17:06
Replies: 19
Views: 2,078
Posted By Teefor Gage

I'm not familiar with how operating at around 100...

I'm not familiar with how operating at around 100 ft with a similar cloudbase near a village some distance away from an airfield comes into imc training, with or without a stab system!
Forum: Rotorheads
14th May 2009, 16:42
Replies: 19
Views: 2,078
Posted By Teefor Gage

Senior Pilot

I take your point. However, my colleague is a very experienced aviator, as am I, and the conditions were exactly as described.
It's certainly not gratuitous scandal mongering, IMHO, but a...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th May 2009, 14:34
Replies: 19
Views: 2,078
Posted By Teefor Gage

Low flying in poor viz near Malvern today

I've just had a call from an aviation minded friend in the Malvern area. He was concerned after seeing what he believes was a Jet Ranger flying past the village of Suckley, possibly towards Shobdon...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Apr 2009, 17:51
Replies: 17
Views: 2,619
Posted By Teefor Gage

Ooooooh! That really is Gross!!

Ooooooh! That really is Gross!!
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Apr 2009, 21:03
Replies: 17
Views: 2,619
Posted By Teefor Gage

The Co-pilot was handling it when the photo was...

The Co-pilot was handling it when the photo was taken. It's totally out of balance!

Captain was wearing blue socks with green stripes as well.........
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Apr 2009, 10:29
Replies: 2
Views: 1,249
Posted By Teefor Gage

Hmmmmm!! Wonder what they found when they...

Hmmmmm!! Wonder what they found when they inspected him!
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Apr 2009, 13:41
Replies: 4
Views: 2,573
Posted By Teefor Gage

No further news relating to the cause, at least...

No further news relating to the cause, at least as far as I know. However, there are plenty of articles relating to the crash, including the following one which gives some pics of the helicopter...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Apr 2009, 21:19
Replies: 4
Views: 2,573
Posted By Teefor Gage

Link to news article in xinhuanet...

Link to news article in xinhuanet (http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-04/12/content_11172552.htm)
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Apr 2009, 20:06
Replies: 4
Views: 2,573
Posted By Teefor Gage

Chinese helicopter crashes into sea off Shanghai,...

Chinese helicopter crashes into sea off Shanghai, AS

4/12/2009, 5:45 a.m

BEIJING (AP) BEIJING (AP) ? A helicopter carrying four people crashed and sank in the East China Sea near...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2009, 14:05
Replies: 10
Views: 4,752
Posted By Teefor Gage

I wonder how long it will be before some wag says...

I wonder how long it will be before some wag says "No wonder he couldn't land, cos he was reading a manual instead of concentrating on where he was going".

Oh bugger, I just said it......... ...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Mar 2009, 19:27
Replies: 1,141
Views: 328,514
Posted By Teefor Gage

Crab - although I sort of agree with you, who do...

Crab - although I sort of agree with you, who do you think drives the operators to reduce their charges on a regular basis? Could that be their customers?
Oil companies are always being challenged...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Mar 2009, 10:21
Replies: 1,141
Views: 328,514
Posted By Teefor Gage

Maybe my memory is failing, but was this not the...

Maybe my memory is failing, but was this not the case when the S76 blades had to be replaced many moons ago. It was only after several fatals that the requirement was more emphatic, but a new blade...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Mar 2009, 22:19
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By Teefor Gage

Airworks India pvt - without reference to my old...

Airworks India pvt - without reference to my old boys network:-

Airworks India (http://dgca.nic.in/firms/mum_cat_f.pdf) Approved by the DGCA - but as to how good they are, that's another thing...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Mar 2009, 16:04
Replies: 497
Views: 150,606
Posted By Teefor Gage

nbl

I imagine that you are one of those chaps that slows down to look at an accident on the opposite side of a motorway, just in case there is any blood and guts to look at!
Try reading what others...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Sep 2008, 20:49
Replies: 59
Views: 6,314
Posted By Teefor Gage

helimutt - Not if the link in his user...

helimutt -
Not if the link in his user profile is correct! But he could well have tarred himself by now .......
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2008, 09:47
Replies: 23
Views: 5,467
Posted By Teefor Gage

What does the trim release do?

Whenever I press it, my trouser belt slackens off causing my beer belly to push the cyclic forward. Only useful if you are intending to accelerate quickly or descend providing you can get control of...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Mar 2008, 17:52
Replies: 99
Views: 19,230
Posted By Teefor Gage

As I said before......

Words Fail Me.......

Thanks for the pics Malabo. It certainly shows just what a non-event it was!!
As 212 and various others have said, particularly JimL, to pass this one over as a narrow...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2008, 19:55
Replies: 99
Views: 19,230
Posted By Teefor Gage

So that's why we should all fly fenestron machines??

Thanks guys, I've learned so much from this thread! It seems that we should all be flying helis with Fenestrons so that we can park them in tighter spots!!

It's almost unbelievable that anybody...
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