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Forum: Rotorheads
28th Mar 2019, 10:09
Replies: 77
Views: 27,169
Posted By Robbo Jock

As would the sound of the hull grinding against...

As would the sound of the hull grinding against rocks. Seems a bit drastic to automatically shut down all engines on the basis of what would apparently be an intermittent low lube indication.
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Feb 2019, 12:34
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By Robbo Jock

How are the passengers meant to get in and out?...

How are the passengers meant to get in and out? Step over the lift rotors?
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jan 2019, 07:02
Replies: 104
Views: 37,064
Posted By Robbo Jock

What on earth are the pay rates if you feel the...

What on earth are the pay rates if you feel the need to work three jobs?!?!
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jan 2019, 15:53
Replies: 19
Views: 2,344
Posted By Robbo Jock

Sans, I think the British mil have made the same...

Sans, I think the British mil have made the same decision. As I understand it, the idea is that the pilots will never touch a single-engine helicopter in their career, so start them as you mean them...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Dec 2018, 13:04
Replies: 10
Views: 3,646
Posted By Robbo Jock

Looks like quite a slope at the touchdown point,...

Looks like quite a slope at the touchdown point, maybe the tail hit in the flare.
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Dec 2018, 12:02
Replies: 68
Views: 6,231
Posted By Robbo Jock

Hi Ned, thanks for the generous offer. My most...

Hi Ned, thanks for the generous offer.
My most memorable moment would have to be the first time I held a vaguely steady hover. After hours of poor old John going through the old "you have, WHOA!!! I...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Dec 2018, 12:23
Replies: 16
Views: 3,071
Posted By Robbo Jock

Makes sense to mandate minimum hours because,...

Makes sense to mandate minimum hours because, let's face it, it's all those multi-million dollar helicopters being crashed by low hours pilots that are causing the big settlements.
One day, before...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Apr 2018, 20:36
Replies: 218
Views: 104,410
Posted By Robbo Jock

The problem is that there is a huge gulf in...

The problem is that there is a huge gulf in certification between software taking measurements in flight that will be downloaded on the ground for analysis by engineers/computers to make an "it would...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Dec 2017, 08:56
Replies: 147
Views: 16,507
Posted By Robbo Jock

Sorry about the broken link. After a bit of...

Sorry about the broken link. After a bit of experimentation, I think the page is generated when clicking through to it, so won't exist for anyone else. Strange way of going about things, but there...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Nov 2017, 16:24
Replies: 147
Views: 16,507
Posted By Robbo Jock

But that does provide a link to this...

But that does provide a link to this (http://http://www.ead.eurocontrol.int/eadbasic/pamslight-1FF23CBE2F627ACBEC1D9E460671A441/7FE5QZZF3FXUS/EN/AIC/P/020-2010/EG_Circ_2010_P_020_en_2010-05-20.pdf)
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Aug 2017, 14:06
Replies: 12
Views: 1,991
Posted By Robbo Jock

On a comfy seat well away from any mucky stuff,...

On a comfy seat well away from any mucky stuff, with a beer, offering any advice and encouragement deemed necessary. :)
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Aug 2017, 12:32
Replies: 9
Views: 3,735
Posted By Robbo Jock

Try copying this bit into your browser address...

Try copying this bit into your browser address bar:
Seahawk Comes As Close To A Crash As Possible-INCREDIBLE Save - World War Wings...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Aug 2017, 12:06
Replies: 12
Views: 1,991
Posted By Robbo Jock

Why not have the engine in front and the prop out...

Why not have the engine in front and the prop out back? Can warm your toes nicely on the engine and no howling gale in the face. :)
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Dec 2016, 12:01
Replies: 103
Views: 10,132
Posted By Robbo Jock

Thanks Ned, great calendar! :-)

Thanks Ned, great calendar! :-)
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2016, 13:08
Replies: 103
Views: 10,132
Posted By Robbo Jock

My dad was in the Army and, aged knee high to a...

My dad was in the Army and, aged knee high to a grasshopper, I remember seeing Sioux flying in and out of fields on various camps. Wanted to fly them from then on. Finally, twenty-odd years later,...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Sep 2016, 17:07
Replies: 203
Views: 64,472
Posted By Robbo Jock

Why limit to ground artillery? Make shells up in...

Why limit to ground artillery? Make shells up in calibres from 30mm up to 105mm, buy an Air-Force surplus AC-130 or two and load it up - orbit the fire, blaze away (excuse the pun) with all weapons,...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Mar 2016, 12:25
Replies: 28
Views: 6,770
Posted By Robbo Jock

Was that as you were landing or as you were...

Was that as you were landing or as you were lifting with the prisoners on board? :-)
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Sep 2015, 16:48
Replies: 12
Views: 3,937
Posted By Robbo Jock

I was thinking the same until I read the second...

I was thinking the same until I read the second half of the second sentence.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Sep 2015, 17:47
Replies: 12
Views: 2,561
Posted By Robbo Jock

A somewhat less weight sensitive application, but...

A somewhat less weight sensitive application, but along similar lines...
Active undercarriage...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Apr 2015, 21:40
Replies: 28
Views: 7,405
Posted By Robbo Jock

Staying off topic a little longer, I spend a...

Staying off topic a little longer, I spend a couple of weeks a year skiing in Winter Park, CO and concur - there are some damned fine locally-brewed American beers.
The only problem is that US pints...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Mar 2015, 17:19
Replies: 31
Views: 7,569
Posted By Robbo Jock

Thanks Jerry, I only work up the road at Canary...

Thanks Jerry, I only work up the road at Canary Wharf, so I may pop on down :-)
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Mar 2015, 17:46
Replies: 31
Views: 7,569
Posted By Robbo Jock

Hi Jerry. What time is your event on, on...

Hi Jerry. What time is your event on, on Thursday? Not sure if I'm missing something but can't see a time on the link you posted.
Thanks.
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jan 2015, 20:19
Replies: 2,790
Views: 812,838
Posted By Robbo Jock

Thinking about those HD cameras pointing down...

Thinking about those HD cameras pointing down below the aircraft. I'm sure it would be possible using current image processing and electo-optical direction technology (to say nothing of reversing...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Dec 2014, 19:51
Replies: 26
Views: 6,764
Posted By Robbo Jock

Remembering the rather vociferous discussion on...

Remembering the rather vociferous discussion on asymmetric VRS for tiltrotors, maybe it could come in handy there.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Dec 2014, 16:07
Replies: 274
Views: 147,183
Posted By Robbo Jock

Trialling a post SAR privatisation money saving...

Trialling a post SAR privatisation money saving measure: the aircraft is towed to the scene by the winchman.
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