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Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2020, 22:32
Replies: 2,559
Views: 773,428
Posted By ApolloHeli

So, hypothetically, if a crew crashed the heli in...

So, hypothetically, if a crew crashed the heli in the sim during a routine NPA without any systems emergencies, should the examiner say "oh well, the SOPs are backwards and pilots make mistakes, so...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2020, 19:51
Replies: 2,559
Views: 773,428
Posted By ApolloHeli

From the summary: "insufficient collective pitch...

From the summary: "insufficient collective pitch control input was applied by the commander to maintain the approach profile and the target approach airspeed of 80 kt. This resulted in insufficient...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2020, 16:35
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By ApolloHeli

These four pages from the RFM should be what you...

These four pages from the RFM should be what you need.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Oct 2020, 21:24
Replies: 2,559
Views: 773,428
Posted By ApolloHeli

In my view, if the PF did not brief the PM...

In my view, if the PF did not brief the PM properly and state clear parameters to monitor during the approach (especially airspeed), then there is a share of responsibility for the PM to request...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2020, 10:28
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By ApolloHeli

As mentioned already, the droop before Vtoss may...

As mentioned already, the droop before Vtoss may not solely be for the best L/D ratio, however the Nr for the best L/D ratio may also change as airspeed increases, so that is also something to...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Oct 2020, 14:27
Replies: 81
Views: 15,353
Posted By ApolloHeli

I think you're missing some context; in the UK...

I think you're missing some context; in the UK none of that is necessarily required and it's not unusual to just ring a place and ask if they have an open field nearby to land at so you can pop by...
5th Oct 2020, 22:25
Replies: 251
Views: 88,954
Posted By ApolloHeli

That is besides the point - MAYDAY might not work...

That is besides the point - MAYDAY might not work in US airspace if Americans keep pretending that they fly alone, which is another threat. If a professional follows correct procedure as taught...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Sep 2020, 18:11
Replies: 44
Views: 7,491
Posted By ApolloHeli

Not many slices of cheese involved in this one...

Not many slices of cheese involved in this one...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Sep 2020, 13:31
Replies: 44
Views: 7,491
Posted By ApolloHeli

What's a typical burn rate in the B206 for cruise?

What's a typical burn rate in the B206 for cruise?
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Sep 2020, 22:37
Replies: 41
Views: 7,749
Posted By ApolloHeli

Reminds me of the book 'Snake Pilot'. ...

Reminds me of the book 'Snake Pilot'.

Qualified to be commander of a Cobra helicopter with enough armament to erase entire villages from the face of the earth, yet too young to rent a car in...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Sep 2020, 20:49
Replies: 20
Views: 4,177
Posted By ApolloHeli

I would've expected him/her to complete an...

I would've expected him/her to complete an autorotative landing per the RFM procedure for a complete loss of TR (twist grip to IDLE) to avoid the uncontrolled yawing we see near the end of the...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Sep 2020, 20:43
Replies: 29
Views: 5,553
Posted By ApolloHeli

Not quite sure what you're trying to say... I'm...

Not quite sure what you're trying to say... I'm sure we all know what you're implying, but exactly why, I don't understand.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Sep 2020, 09:39
Replies: 41
Views: 6,855
Posted By ApolloHeli

I wonder how they'll deal with separation if a...

I wonder how they'll deal with separation if a particular tasking requires the drone to be flown inside a CTR...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Sep 2020, 21:18
Replies: 118
Views: 19,925
Posted By ApolloHeli

Trying to avoid getting roped into this debate,...

Trying to avoid getting roped into this debate, but I believe he's implying it's nicer to have an EFIS tell you how are you are from full throttle (and when you've reached it) so that by the time...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Sep 2020, 21:08
Replies: 5
Views: 2,777
Posted By ApolloHeli

Judging by its position and the gash on the van a...

Judging by its position and the gash on the van a rotor blade struck the van rolling it over towards the vehicle, bending everything else on the airframe. Let's see what the report says. All in all,...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Sep 2020, 12:14
Replies: 27
Views: 4,602
Posted By ApolloHeli

Have a look through the TCDS...

Have a look through the TCDS (https://www.favt.ru/public/ododoc/%D0%9C%D0%92%D0%97/%D0%9C%D0%B8-171%D0%90/TCDS_FATA-02023R_rev08_eng1.pdf)

It's no manual but maybe you'll find what you're looking...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2020, 14:56
Replies: 118
Views: 19,925
Posted By ApolloHeli

You're right in saying that. It's actually called...

You're right in saying that. It's actually called an "MLI" (Multiple Limit Indicator) in the Cabri, and it does a cracking job at showing you whether you're limited by torque or throttle and making...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Sep 2020, 20:12
Replies: 27
Views: 4,602
Posted By ApolloHeli

FYI you might want to remove your email once he's...

FYI you might want to remove your email once he's been in contact or send it to him via DM seeing as this is a public forum and all....
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Sep 2020, 00:22
Replies: 97
Views: 52,258
Posted By ApolloHeli

Slight tangent but why is the AW139 coming from...

Slight tangent but why is the AW139 coming from China?
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Sep 2020, 19:10
Replies: 48
Views: 29,820
Posted By ApolloHeli

Any idea why the sudden intake? I would have...

Any idea why the sudden intake? I would have expected their main recruitment to be for Esbjerg based on their lack of operations there and the newly acquired contract....
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Sep 2020, 06:57
Replies: 183
Views: 33,190
Posted By ApolloHeli

That was a real shame I believe. The EC120 is a...

That was a real shame I believe. The EC120 is a great machine. What the HX50 sounds like on paper is an EC120 with wheels, and supposedly cheaper. If it flies and performs anything like an EC120 then...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Sep 2020, 06:12
Replies: 27
Views: 4,602
Posted By ApolloHeli

These guys in Berlin aren't far away from you...

These guys in Berlin aren't far away from you https://www.spezialflug.com/hubschrauber.aspx
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Aug 2020, 11:03
Replies: 145
Views: 25,864
Posted By ApolloHeli

Agreed. I'm just curious from any Americans...

Agreed. I'm just curious from any Americans familiar with the matter; could the findings of an NTSB report be used as evidence in a legal case?
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2020, 16:35
Replies: 145
Views: 25,864
Posted By ApolloHeli

Thankfully I believe here in EASA land instrument...

Thankfully I believe here in EASA land instrument procedures are flight checked before being published. I'm blown away that the FAA let that approach incident slip, even by their standards.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2020, 12:17
Replies: 145
Views: 25,864
Posted By ApolloHeli

Except that for an aircraft under radar vectors...

Except that for an aircraft under radar vectors the controller is responsible for ensuring terrain and obstacle clearance. Mistakes may happen and you might be forgotten about so it's still good to...
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