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Forum: Rotorheads
16th Mar 2006, 08:57
Replies: 6
Views: 3,543
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Tudor, Its posts like this that remind me I...

Tudor,

Its posts like this that remind me I am over the hill,

"Oh to shed some years, to take on things that in those days (gone by) were not available to the like of my generation!

Peter...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Mar 2006, 06:16
Replies: 186
Views: 52,826
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

I am amazed that so many of you Rotorheaders have...

I am amazed that so many of you Rotorheaders have had what seems to be a life time of flying experience with the Wsx, from my original post I have re-read all the input and am amazed at how so many...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Mar 2006, 18:46
Replies: 31
Views: 6,293
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

" Hang on, I am trying to get the sand out of ...

" Hang on, I am trying to get the sand out of IT!"

Vfr:E
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Mar 2006, 17:03
Replies: 13
Views: 2,306
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Forgive my misunderstanding of some facts, but...

Forgive my misunderstanding of some facts, but this BO105 with the bendy transmision shaft, but under this sloping ground landing does it bend up to 8Deg out of true, if so what is the service life...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Mar 2006, 16:50
Replies: 15
Views: 1,849
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Do you Love your Queen ? Then if so join the...

Do you Love your Queen ?

Then if so join the AAC, or any Army regiment that will give you access to the Whirly thingys, then HMaj will pick up all the tabs and you will(possibly) get to fly some...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Feb 2006, 18:29
Replies: 2,217
Views: 272,578
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

My Lady cfi drummed it into me that Carb heat...

My Lady cfi drummed it into me that Carb heat FULL ON before any other item or action if going to practice any Auto's on the R22,

However that will not give you a cast iron guarantee that your...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Feb 2006, 18:29
Replies: 1,983
Views: 194,563
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

My Lady cfi drummed it into me that Carb heat...

My Lady cfi drummed it into me that Carb heat FULL ON before any other item or action if going to practice any Auto's on the R22,

However that will not give you a cast iron guarantee that your...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Feb 2006, 18:21
Replies: 488
Views: 159,241
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Four favourite noise's. Wocka--Wocka ...

Four favourite noise's.


Wocka--Wocka

UH1 comming in

Nother pint boss?
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Feb 2006, 18:17
Replies: 43
Views: 5,845
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

I have not actually worked out but "What...

I have not actually worked out but "What happened to the Pilot(or person holding the stick)" was he one of the people leaning against the upturned wreck at the end of the vid clip?


Vfr:cool:
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Feb 2006, 16:14
Replies: 6
Views: 1,708
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

I feel I have to agree with Pa42, it does seem to...

I feel I have to agree with Pa42, it does seem to have been an almost vertical fall onto terra firma, any sign of forward motion would have caused a slightly different looking wreck.


Sad for...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Feb 2006, 08:40
Replies: 5
Views: 1,925
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

I hope "Jordan" gets her wish and has a nice Pink...

I hope "Jordan" gets her wish and has a nice Pink Heli, mind you it will need some pretty big panniers!


Vfr:D
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Feb 2006, 13:47
Replies: 12
Views: 3,032
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

The Brains on the Local Council at EGNH have...

The Brains on the Local Council at EGNH have already sold nearly half of the outfield area at Squires Gate, so much so that I doubt if they are able to expand their " Big Holiday Jets any further...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Feb 2006, 18:35
Replies: 16
Views: 3,972
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Wasn't this the early forerunner to the B206?, ...

Wasn't this the early forerunner to the B206?, orhave I got some old facts mixed up??

Vfr
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Feb 2006, 19:16
Replies: 40
Views: 5,642
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

The total and unbelievable thrill of flying any...

The total and unbelievable thrill of flying any Helicopter to any destination whenever I can on my little PPL(H) gives me a smile that lasts for days. and I never do anything trickey!!;)

PeterR-B...
8th Feb 2006, 19:10
Replies: 12
Views: 7,345
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Old age, Thank you for printing the story,...

Old age,

Thank you for printing the story, like many young men from all over the World his young life was snuffed out far too early quite possibly through no faults of his, however it is more then...
7th Feb 2006, 18:53
Replies: 3
Views: 994
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

PS, The pump looks very much like the...

PS,

The pump looks very much like the transfer pump (or one of them) that were used in the Avro Shackleton, I seem to remember we scrapped about 400 fuels pumps from a batch I purchased from the...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Feb 2006, 14:42
Replies: 20
Views: 3,093
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Could carrying a child lessen the payload on the...

Could carrying a child lessen the payload on the R44, after all its only covered for four souls?:ouch:

Vfr
6th Feb 2006, 19:01
Replies: 3
Views: 1,615
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

SSD, sadly Salmesbury is shut to all except...

SSD,

sadly Salmesbury is shut to all except the LUAS( I think thats em) the estate manager wont even allow some of us locals( to that site)on to test racing motorbikes on Sunday mornings before...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Feb 2006, 11:42
Replies: 65
Views: 15,670
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Quite possibly Mr Griffin could become proficient...

Quite possibly Mr Griffin could become proficient at Giant Slalom, if thats the case!!;)

Vfr
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Feb 2006, 07:12
Replies: 2,217
Views: 272,578
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Mr S, Cant they fly over the gates?:) Vfr

Mr S, Cant they fly over the gates?:)
Vfr
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Feb 2006, 07:12
Replies: 1,983
Views: 194,563
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Mr S, Cant they fly over the gates?:) Vfr

Mr S, Cant they fly over the gates?:)
Vfr
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Feb 2006, 18:00
Replies: 15
Views: 3,107
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Jesus, or Alaha, pick which one fits, But that...

Jesus, or Alaha, pick which one fits, But that Prince of Wales sure must live in one hell of a big place, He takes the Helicopter, I normally walk along the corridor to the bath!:D :ok:

Vfr
4th Feb 2006, 08:19
Replies: 37
Views: 7,924
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Tempus Fugit, sadly I seem to run out of time all...

Tempus Fugit, sadly I seem to run out of time all to easily in order to sort through these files of my fathers, a lot of the pictures now comming out are of people and odd pictures of equipment and...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Feb 2006, 06:31
Replies: 108
Views: 12,604
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

This might cause a few wrinckles in someones...

This might cause a few wrinckles in someones knickers, but if Joe public, with or without Helicopter tries to help any form of so called specialised Rescue services, and succeeds, with nothing but...
3rd Feb 2006, 06:18
Replies: 28
Views: 5,774
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Exacto, My uncle who took this picture in S...

Exacto,

My uncle who took this picture in S Africa, had been in the RAF for about 12 months at this time, and was training as a Navigator, I will have to ask him if he was at Shawbury for it seems...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Feb 2006, 06:13
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Having thought about this before I posted the...

Having thought about this before I posted the question, I too thought like Mighty Gem that the Heli could possibly skid across the water, due to the lack of grip compared with say soil.sand,grass or...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Feb 2006, 18:59
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Another question about Dynamic R/o

Ages ago I asked if Big Helis were suseptable to this problem and had agood response, Last week I posted a picture of (I now know) its a Hillier fitted with floats,

My question is :- Can any sort...
2nd Feb 2006, 18:33
Replies: 2,809
Views: 394,727
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

is this De Havilland Rapide? Vfr

is this De Havilland Rapide?

Vfr
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Feb 2006, 15:53
Replies: 22
Views: 5,475
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Its almost the exactly the same that I once...

Its almost the exactly the same that I once witnessed of a guy letting the stick slip fom his hand, he grabbed and pulled back to much, too quickly!

Vfr
31st Jan 2006, 23:00
Replies: 37
Views: 7,924
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

The pictures I am attempting to post tonight ...

The pictures I am attempting to post tonight should have been posted before the earlier one's showing the burnt Wellington, for these are the actual raid in progress and show some remarkable sights,...
31st Jan 2006, 18:35
Replies: 37
Views: 7,924
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

MR, yes it was very similar to that one, with the...

MR, yes it was very similar to that one, with the exception that it had a sort of prisim that you looked down through and saw what the lens would also be seeing.

PeterR-B
Vfr
31st Jan 2006, 06:13
Replies: 37
Views: 7,924
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

To all of you, thank you for the comments, I will...

To all of you, thank you for the comments, I will carry on posting what I find, and hope your interest will continue, one thing I came across when I was about 12 years old (about 1957, whilst moving...
30th Jan 2006, 22:15
Replies: 37
Views: 7,924
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Well here we are again, I hope Pprune will not...

Well here we are again, I hope Pprune will not bother if I have not resized correctly,

Bit ancient Hawker Hart with my pop holding the prop, I think this was during is training at Cranwell about...
30th Jan 2006, 19:04
Replies: 37
Views: 7,924
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Thank you Mel for the info, I rather gathered...

Thank you Mel for the info, I rather gathered that my old Dad was a little like a Gypsey, for I have locations on hundreds of photos that stretch from Libya to Alexandria, Port Said, Northern Cyprus,...
30th Jan 2006, 05:40
Replies: 37
Views: 7,924
Posted By Vfrpilotpb

Not to happy Merlin Powered Wellie

Found it at last this was taken in the Western Desert N Africa about the end of 1941

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v508/Vfrpilotpb/UCcollapseWellingtonaftermissionNAf.jpg

I have quiet few...
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