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Forum: Rotorheads
20th Oct 2020, 18:01
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By Gordy

Ha, Yep you know it.... 116 F was the high I saw...

Ha, Yep you know it.... 116 F was the high I saw here this year.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Oct 2020, 19:27
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By Gordy

Put a heater in the aircraft--it would also make...

Put a heater in the aircraft--it would also make the pilots a little happier....... (Sorry--could not resist).
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Sep 2020, 16:50
Replies: 20
Views: 2,470
Posted By Gordy

This works for airports: AirNav: Fuel Stop...

This works for airports:

AirNav: Fuel Stop Planner (http://www.airnav.com/plan/fuel/)
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Sep 2020, 21:29
Replies: 41
Views: 7,752
Posted By Gordy

Problem is...we actually do. I have told pilots...

Problem is...we actually do. I have told pilots in the past about the correct length of line to attach a bucket and even told them where to find that info in the manual.

What gets me, is when you...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Sep 2020, 19:25
Replies: 41
Views: 7,752
Posted By Gordy

You and me both.... These days the kids "know...

You and me both.... These days the kids "know best", so I just sit in my anti-gravity chair or hammock ant the helibase and "smile & wave" and occasionally "throw more poo"... (big...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Sep 2020, 04:30
Replies: 41
Views: 7,752
Posted By Gordy

As one who has shared the same airspace as her,...

As one who has shared the same airspace as her, and am somewhat "in the know"... although have not interacted personally with her, I have worked with Billings many times over the years including AJ...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Aug 2020, 21:08
Replies: 81
Views: 14,967
Posted By Gordy

There are no stupid questions, but the answer is...

There are no stupid questions, but the answer is yes.....why would a twin be required?
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Aug 2020, 17:45
Replies: 14
Views: 936
Posted By Gordy

Another plus 1 for Spotify----had it for a few...

Another plus 1 for Spotify----had it for a few years now. Excellent service and selection.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2020, 16:05
Replies: 26
Views: 6,492
Posted By Gordy

You have never made a mistake? You do not know...

You have never made a mistake? You do not know the circumstances and you are blaming a fellow pilot and asking for his dismissal, and likely would not get another job... Way to support your...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Aug 2020, 23:09
Replies: 9
Views: 3,557
Posted By Gordy

Cool Too funny......love it......

Too funny......love it......
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2020, 19:54
Replies: 247
Views: 93,858
Posted By Gordy

Could not resist-----the standard 10 Fire Orders...

Could not resist-----the standard 10 Fire Orders by the USFS re-written by a bored Helitack crew.....;)

Fight fire halfheartedly but wait a day or two first.
Initiate all actions based on...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jul 2020, 23:58
Replies: 247
Views: 93,858
Posted By Gordy

Oh come on---that is conduct unbecoming in the...

Oh come on---that is conduct unbecoming in the fire world----are we allowed to think logically.....:) Remember, a fire is not out until all the overhead have gotten their required overtime for the...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jul 2020, 16:18
Replies: 247
Views: 93,858
Posted By Gordy

There are a few units conducting night time fire...

There are a few units conducting night time fire fighting in the US. Down in the Los Angeles and San Diego basins it is common practice. The US Forest Service started about 4 years ago with a...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jul 2020, 16:04
Replies: 8
Views: 1,714
Posted By Gordy

Been using one of these for about 5 years now....

Been using one of these for about 5 years now. Inflatable, therefore easy to travel with.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/600x600/1_33dda2c19ac1ceb25e1aab1ad3048226d9389c4f.jpg...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jul 2020, 22:28
Replies: 30
Views: 4,162
Posted By Gordy

Funny---we use that term all the time n the...

Funny---we use that term all the time n the utility world...., the mountain flying world.... maybe you should broaden your scope a little, you are are confirming many people's opinions of "poorly...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jun 2020, 15:42
Replies: 46
Views: 5,909
Posted By Gordy

The Bell 407 has a max rate of climb of 2,000 fpm.

The Bell 407 has a max rate of climb of 2,000 fpm.
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jun 2020, 21:50
Replies: 23
Views: 3,038
Posted By Gordy

Forestry.....not logging I suspect: See here...

Forestry.....not logging I suspect:

See here (https://helitak.com.au/helitak-ft4250-super-puma-firecat/)
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jun 2020, 17:56
Replies: 145
Views: 25,867
Posted By Gordy

How do you stop a Mormon from drinking your beer...

How do you stop a Mormon from drinking your beer when you invite him fishing with you?......Invite two of them.....checks and balances.

Two Pilots.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jun 2020, 22:20
Replies: 145
Views: 25,867
Posted By Gordy

Me too once, but I sobered up in the...

Me too once, but I sobered up in the morning....;) Sorry....it had to be done, after all we do have a reputation to uphold.....

Back to serious discussion.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jun 2020, 17:31
Replies: 23
Views: 3,038
Posted By Gordy

From the FAA website:

From the FAA website:
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jun 2020, 15:29
Replies: 61
Views: 10,307
Posted By Gordy

I have since had training from Eurosafety every...

I have since had training from Eurosafety every year for about 12 years. So, let me re-phrase, "the manual tells you verbatim what to do, but hardly prepares you and gives minimum information"....
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jun 2020, 02:24
Replies: 61
Views: 10,307
Posted By Gordy

Have you read it for the Astar? It is useless and...

Have you read it for the Astar? It is useless and will not work, I have attached a copy, (albeit an old copy).
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jun 2020, 16:25
Replies: 145
Views: 25,867
Posted By Gordy

We do not know that. I suspect that many pilots...

We do not know that. I suspect that many pilots have declined flights due to weather, and many have changed their attitude over the years, they just never make the news and are therefore not a...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jun 2020, 16:21
Replies: 61
Views: 10,307
Posted By Gordy

My incident occurred in a B2 Astar on a tour with...

My incident occurred in a B2 Astar on a tour with six passengers on board. I first realized the problem coming out of an out of ground effect hover. To this day I still get confused as to whether you...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jun 2020, 15:40
Replies: 145
Views: 25,867
Posted By Gordy

And so it continues...

And so it continues...
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