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Forum: Rotorheads
20th Sep 2022, 13:20
Replies: 10
Views: 3,300
Posted By ApolloHeli

The RFM states it is "a compressor which is...

The RFM states it is "a compressor which is mechanically driven by a belt from the MGB output driving the engine oil cooler fan".

According to the supplement, it states "when the air conditioning...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jul 2022, 22:40
Replies: 171
Views: 51,779
Posted By ApolloHeli

If we were talking about an experienced...

If we were talking about an experienced helicopter pilot who is acutely aware of the dangers of a helicopter I would agree with you, but it is entirely likely that a typical passenger will have no...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jun 2022, 18:03
Replies: 26
Views: 4,784
Posted By ApolloHeli

Haven't re-read the report to refresh my memory...

Haven't re-read the report to refresh my memory yet but off the top of my head I seem to recall that N2NR wasn't commercial pressure so much as an unanswered mystery of why a highly experienced pilot...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jun 2022, 13:00
Replies: 189
Views: 68,925
Posted By ApolloHeli

How so? Not familiar with the H135 AP so asking...

How so? Not familiar with the H135 AP so asking out of curiosity...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd May 2022, 18:12
Replies: 24
Views: 4,130
Posted By ApolloHeli

There's a Huey (https://www.huey.co.uk/) flying...

There's a Huey (https://www.huey.co.uk/) flying around in the UK as well - I haven't seen it myself, but heard of it from mutual connections
Forum: Rotorheads
1st May 2022, 22:06
Replies: 552
Views: 139,457
Posted By ApolloHeli

If anyone thinks designing a helicopter from the...

If anyone thinks designing a helicopter from the ground up is straightforward; look no further than the numerous iterations and design revisions that the Kopter SH09 (recently re-branded AW009) has...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Apr 2022, 20:55
Replies: 25
Views: 2,658
Posted By ApolloHeli

I don't fly the 407 so this is a guess, but might...

I don't fly the 407 so this is a guess, but might it be to aid in eliminating tail rotor drift when in the hover, and in more forward cyclic positions it reduces left cyclic input as there is less /...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Mar 2022, 17:20
Replies: 30
Views: 25,323
Posted By ApolloHeli

SFO's 60-70k on entry...

SFO's 60-70k on entry...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Mar 2022, 17:10
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By ApolloHeli

The Skyway Code (V3)...

The Skyway Code (V3) (https://www.caa.co.uk/general-aviation/safety-publications-and-information/the-skyway-code/) was published in March 2021 and is post-brexit material. The CAA advertise that...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Feb 2022, 13:41
Replies: 1,609
Views: 1,758,491
Posted By ApolloHeli

There is a gas spring that pushes up on the...

There is a gas spring that pushes up on the collective to assist the pilot and relieve the weight of it. There's a balance to be found between having too much assistance (the collective may risk...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jan 2022, 05:06
Replies: 11
Views: 2,051
Posted By ApolloHeli

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/874x1240/ec120_b_perf_2229aa64a884e071621523a57e7f2d1912c3b420.png...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jan 2022, 17:19
Replies: 1,609
Views: 1,758,491
Posted By ApolloHeli

Cruise performance with 2 POB and 130 litres of...

Cruise performance with 2 POB and 130 litres of fuel: I would say 90KIAS is possible, but 100KIAS is pushing it with two people and plenty of fuel. You are correct that the 'bottom of the yellow' is...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Nov 2021, 10:05
Replies: 43
Views: 9,918
Posted By ApolloHeli

The victims were British

The victims were British
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Nov 2021, 20:13
Replies: 160
Views: 129,054
Posted By ApolloHeli

AFAIK there's only Leonardo at Sesto Calende,...

AFAIK there's only Leonardo at Sesto Calende, Italy. I don't know the explicit cost, but I've heard of pilots bonded for 50k for the type rating.
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2021, 22:07
Replies: 95
Views: 16,131
Posted By ApolloHeli

Helicentre has a reputation, just be aware of...

Helicentre has a reputation, just be aware of that.

Secondly, when it comes to the discussion of a 'shortage', bear in mind that helicopter pilot salaries have generally gone down in the last 10...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jul 2021, 08:38
Replies: 72
Views: 10,152
Posted By ApolloHeli

If those three SAR machines all fit on one line,...

If those three SAR machines all fit on one line, then I think it could do well to distinguish the HEMS vs. SAR helicopters (and having them face the other direction might not look as out of place),...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jul 2021, 20:18
Replies: 15
Views: 3,135
Posted By ApolloHeli

The "Commander's flying experience" of 11 hours...

The "Commander's flying experience" of 11 hours (of which 11 were on type), 5 hours in the previous 90 days and 4 hours in the previous 4 days had me laughing. Clearly the low PIC time was a...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jul 2021, 21:56
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By ApolloHeli

That would be a question for your competent...

That would be a question for your competent authority. EASA regulation FCL.625 covers the renewal, and as far as I am aware the aircraft it is performed on is not required to be EASA-registered, but...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jun 2021, 19:02
Replies: 28
Views: 4,183
Posted By ApolloHeli

Clearly I wrote that before my morning coffee - I...

Clearly I wrote that before my morning coffee - I also believe one of the MD500 models includes lengthened blades for hot & high performance as well as an uprated engine.
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jun 2021, 06:37
Replies: 28
Views: 4,183
Posted By ApolloHeli

Put simply, the additional engine power is used...

Put simply, the additional engine power is used to maintain the rotor RPM at higher pitch settings than previously would have been allowed, so more rotor thrust can be maintained and thus higher MTOW...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jun 2021, 09:48
Replies: 113
Views: 28,848
Posted By ApolloHeli

No protections, it's got a nice big FLI display...

No protections, it's got a nice big FLI display (Zero-Ten scale, 10 is T/O power limit, and a red triangle above for the transient limit).

The Tq limit below Vy (65kts) is 103%, but you are able...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jun 2021, 21:34
Replies: 166
Views: 51,008
Posted By ApolloHeli

It's the same company that the report references...

It's the same company that the report references as "the operator" in writing, yet names them directly in three of the eight safety recommendations.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jun 2021, 11:49
Replies: 166
Views: 51,008
Posted By ApolloHeli

I think the Safety Recommendation 2021-027 stands...

I think the Safety Recommendation 2021-027 stands out and I believe that PinS approaches should be widely developed and be available for civil onshore helicopter operations. Planning and flying IFR...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jun 2021, 21:03
Replies: 552
Views: 139,457
Posted By ApolloHeli

A quick look on the "recent registrations" on...

A quick look on the "recent registrations" on G-INFO and it shows that Hill Helicopters Ltd. have registered G-DIAS, G-GELB, G-ODDB, and G-OISY as Hill Helicopters HX50 S/N PP02-PP05 respectively....
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jun 2021, 19:48
Replies: 38
Views: 7,641
Posted By ApolloHeli

The Bristow cadets have a very reduced pay, but I...

The Bristow cadets have a very reduced pay, but I can't remember what their bond is.
26th May 2021, 13:36
Replies: 29
Views: 10,400
Posted By ApolloHeli

It was apparently an adversary for an F/A-18 on a...

It was apparently an adversary for an F/A-18 on a training flight

https://twitter.com/vbs_ddps/status/1397471068869246977
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Apr 2021, 22:08
Replies: 284
Views: 146,388
Posted By ApolloHeli

Seems a bit contradictory to me... [/color]

Seems a bit contradictory to me... [/color]
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2021, 08:38
Replies: 64
Views: 16,361
Posted By ApolloHeli

This is just a guess but they look like Chinese...

This is just a guess but they look like Chinese weights to me. Their centrifugal moment counters the zero-pitch return moment from the rotor blades so that pitch control is more stable.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Apr 2021, 10:18
Replies: 64
Views: 16,361
Posted By ApolloHeli

Solar panel. The flat lunch-tray sized thing on...

Solar panel. The flat lunch-tray sized thing on top.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Mar 2021, 13:17
Replies: 79
Views: 25,465
Posted By ApolloHeli

Here's a link to the Facebook video referenced...

Here's a link to the Facebook video referenced earlier (same scenario replicated in a simulator)

https://imgur.com/a/1DA60zZ

I copied and re-uploaded the video as it was difficult to locate in...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Mar 2021, 07:05
Replies: 40
Views: 23,874
Posted By ApolloHeli

It was CAVOK, about 10kts of wind and more than...

It was CAVOK, about 10kts of wind and more than an hour before official night. Disorientation would be a stretch here.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Mar 2021, 19:27
Replies: 40
Views: 23,874
Posted By ApolloHeli

Reported as F-GIBM (AS 350 B). Weather at nearby...

Reported as F-GIBM (AS 350 B). Weather at nearby Deauville (LFRG):
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Feb 2021, 19:01
Replies: 10
Views: 3,425
Posted By ApolloHeli

In addition to Air Zermatt you can maybe get in...

In addition to Air Zermatt you can maybe get in touch with REGA and see if any of their pilots can give you good information for the AW109. They operate 11 AW109SP's for HEMS / SAR and seem pretty...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Feb 2021, 18:55
Replies: 64
Views: 16,361
Posted By ApolloHeli

I'd posted a thread about this helicopter...

I'd posted a thread about this helicopter (https://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/624476-mars-autonomous-helicopter.html) back in August 2019 but there wasn't any discussion on it. Here's a great video...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Feb 2021, 15:30
Replies: 339
Views: 53,300
Posted By ApolloHeli

Until he crashed and died IIMC.

Until he crashed and died IIMC.
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