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Forum: Rotorheads
1st Nov 2017, 19:38
Replies: 161
Views: 44,751
Posted By mtoroshanga

[/QUOTE] A word of warning- in the '60s while...

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A word of warning- in the '60s while demonstrating the 3160 to South African Air Force the French pilot selected the switch off and due to an electrical fault ended up on a traffic round...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jul 2017, 18:08
Replies: 53
Views: 8,446
Posted By mtoroshanga

SASless

You should have gone SASless, you would hve fitted in with no problem!!
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jul 2017, 17:56
Replies: 29
Views: 14,763
Posted By mtoroshanga

Agree

Well said John. The tire had nothing to with the accident. A tire failure would probably have resulted in a ground resonance situation. A mechanical failure of a component was the cause. I worked...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Feb 2017, 18:54
Replies: 2,705
Views: 2,217,635
Posted By mtoroshanga

Bill Petry sent me to take over from Nick after a...

Bill Petry sent me to take over from Nick after a fatal Wessex accident in Kuantan in 1975 without telling Nick. We were replacing Wessex with 212 s. No reflection on Nick, it was a rig cock-up....
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jan 2017, 12:58
Replies: 218
Views: 106,219
Posted By mtoroshanga

Couldnt agree more SASLESS Back in the day...

Couldnt agree more SASLESS Back in the day Bristow were developing an IHUMS system whereby the aircraft perameters were monitored at all time by an engineer on the ground who could notify the...
9th Nov 2016, 11:46
Replies: 20
Views: 7,532
Posted By mtoroshanga

I would suggest draining the fuel tank and return...

I would suggest draining the fuel tank and return fuel to supplier for a credit note. Safest option would be to run it through their system
The fuel tank should be cleaned and checked internally as...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jun 2016, 09:32
Replies: 7
Views: 2,197
Posted By mtoroshanga

An Alouette 3 in medevac config can take two...

An Alouette 3 in medevac config can take two causulties with reasonable access in flight.
A 206 cannot
It is possible to use diesel fuel in an Alouette providing fuel is filtered and refuelling...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Apr 2016, 10:50
Replies: 31
Views: 19,390
Posted By mtoroshanga

We used to track Bell47s using a paint brush...

We used to track Bell47s using a paint brush dipped in grease and adjusting on that
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Apr 2016, 17:51
Replies: 9
Views: 3,475
Posted By mtoroshanga

Back in the days of ARB a 'B' licence entitled...

Back in the days of ARB a 'B' licence entitled the holder to certify overhaul of transmissions and the like.I have this on my licence but havnt been able to locate my manuals but am sure you can get...
10th Mar 2016, 16:51
Replies: 1,757
Views: 900,900
Posted By mtoroshanga

is it normal to carry out these manouvers with...

is it normal to carry out these manouvers with drop tanks (full,partly full or empty) fitted??
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Feb 2016, 09:48
Replies: 2,705
Views: 2,217,635
Posted By mtoroshanga

R.I.P. Cliff You were always a good bloke.

R.I.P. Cliff You were always a good bloke.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jan 2016, 11:06
Replies: 9
Views: 2,241
Posted By mtoroshanga

Another good man gone,mores the pity. I knew...

Another good man gone,mores the pity.
I knew Terry from Sumburgh S58T days in 1975.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Dec 2015, 17:13
Replies: 21
Views: 5,542
Posted By mtoroshanga

For landing on snow or mud like bear paws. Floats...

For landing on snow or mud like bear paws. Floats on H34 types like the Wessex and S58 had gas generators and pop out floats supporting through the axle of the main U/C.
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Nov 2015, 12:46
Replies: 17
Views: 4,718
Posted By mtoroshanga

Another one of the good guys gone I first met...

Another one of the good guys gone
I first met Ken in'72
RIP
12th Jul 2015, 20:35
Replies: 116
Views: 35,846
Posted By mtoroshanga

212MAN I have looked for the picture I mentioned...

212MAN I have looked for the picture I mentioned with no luck, Will post it if I find it,
7th Jul 2015, 18:18
Replies: 13
Views: 5,100
Posted By mtoroshanga

That was English week , It would have been in the...

That was English week , It would have been in the taal next week.
7th Jul 2015, 17:36
Replies: 116
Views: 35,846
Posted By mtoroshanga

After nearly 50 years employed in rotorwing...

After nearly 50 years employed in rotorwing industry I am interested to hear that there is a reluctance to reveal CVR details in this incident.
Could it be because the aircraft was flown into a...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th May 2015, 17:48
Replies: 2,705
Views: 2,217,635
Posted By mtoroshanga

Glad to hear that you and Natasha01 are still...

Glad to hear that you and Natasha01 are still around
Dallas is one of the best people I've worked with in 38 years with Bristow
Take care
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2015, 11:55
Replies: 10
Views: 4,243
Posted By mtoroshanga

R I P Chris. Knew you and Dick in Sumburgh back...

R I P Chris. Knew you and Dick in Sumburgh back in the day. Another good man gone.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Mar 2015, 19:46
Replies: 10
Views: 3,193
Posted By mtoroshanga

R I P Dick You were one of the best.

R I P Dick You were one of the best.
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Feb 2015, 17:39
Replies: 12
Views: 3,124
Posted By mtoroshanga

As usual so called experts are doing there thing...

As usual so called experts are doing there thing
From personal experiance I can say that lighting damage on Super pumas was because of faulty construction by manufacture resulting in an insulating...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Sep 2014, 17:33
Replies: 2,705
Views: 2,217,635
Posted By mtoroshanga

RIP Jim You were a good friend to me for more...

RIP Jim You were a good friend to me for more than forty years.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Sep 2014, 17:30
Replies: 10
Views: 2,728
Posted By mtoroshanga

RIP Kev. Always sad to hear of a good man going. ...

RIP Kev. Always sad to hear of a good man going.
My thoughts with the family.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Apr 2014, 21:00
Replies: 1,092
Views: 59,648
Posted By mtoroshanga

Great retort!!

Great retort!!
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Apr 2014, 20:50
Replies: 1,092
Views: 59,648
Posted By mtoroshanga

Bent Wing I will put in words of one syllable ,...

Bent Wing
I will put in words of one syllable , when one has an elevated ego one does not like to hear another's point of view and when said person has little or no knowledge of operating in...
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