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Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jul 2022, 22:16
Replies: 11
Views: 2,531
Posted By bb in ca

Thanks for the references and the advice!

Thanks for the references and the advice!
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jul 2022, 18:19
Replies: 11
Views: 2,531
Posted By bb in ca

Insulator washing on live power lines

Anyone have any rules of thumb or standard operating procedures to share regarding insulator washing on live power lines?
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jun 2021, 00:19
Replies: 9
Views: 3,553
Posted By bb in ca

Hi MLI, Based on your questions my first...

Hi MLI,

Based on your questions my first suggestion would be to find a pilot who is experienced at that sort of thing and fly with them. It will be much more enjoyable.

Get the longest range...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jul 2019, 03:46
Replies: 23
Views: 6,875
Posted By bb in ca

Long and complicated ferry trips are fun and...

Long and complicated ferry trips are fun and brutal at the same time.

Itís not the time in the air that will test you itís the time on the ground. Get the biggest auxiliary tank(s) thatís...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Sep 2018, 20:44
Replies: 63
Views: 10,595
Posted By bb in ca

Donít run out of fuel. Donít hit anything. ...

Donít run out of fuel.

Donít hit anything.

Try to sound cool on the radio.

Always fly like the good pilots you know and respect are watching.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Sep 2017, 14:28
Replies: 390
Views: 196,604
Posted By bb in ca

Yes, the 412 EPI is certified for RNAV...

Yes, the 412 EPI is certified for RNAV approaches, including LPV, using the Garmin GTN 750. All 412 EPI's have a Garmin GTN 750.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Sep 2016, 22:42
Replies: 7
Views: 3,330
Posted By bb in ca

One of the good ones. RIP Bruce

One of the good ones. RIP Bruce
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Mar 2015, 15:19
Replies: 12
MEL
Views: 2,303
Posted By bb in ca

I'm not sure if this addresses your question or...

I'm not sure if this addresses your question or not but generally speaking when...

Airborne - reference the emergency checklist *

On ground - reference the MEL

* It is often prudent to...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Sep 2012, 23:20
Replies: 9
Views: 3,310
Posted By bb in ca

I was there last year and I was treated fine,...

I was there last year and I was treated fine, unfortunately the training wasn't very good.

The classroom time consisted of an instructor (very nice guy) reading verbatim off a powerpoint...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jan 2012, 05:53
Replies: 11
Views: 4,577
Posted By bb in ca

If people are leaving there's probably a good...

If people are leaving there's probably a good reason.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Dec 2011, 14:49
Replies: 5,672
Views: 4,482,967
Posted By bb in ca

http://i1187.photobucket.com/albums/z381/ttf76/201...

http://i1187.photobucket.com/albums/z381/ttf76/2011-12-11_06-54-43-Thailand.jpg
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Oct 2011, 08:15
Replies: 41
Views: 5,842
Posted By bb in ca

Sikorsky S-61 RFM Page 3-3 Acceleration to...

Sikorsky S-61 RFM
Page 3-3

Acceleration to forward flight after an engine failure at the CDP can be accomplished by immediately rotating the helicopter to approximately 20 degrees nose down.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Sep 2011, 01:15
Replies: 53
Views: 27,417
Posted By bb in ca

Any new information out on this one is Heli-Union...

Any new information out on this one is Heli-Union and the other stake holders all going to bury it?
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Aug 2011, 15:21
Replies: 26
Views: 10,478
Posted By bb in ca

The S-61 can be configured for at least 27.

The S-61 can be configured for at least 27.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Mar 2011, 09:11
Replies: 18
Views: 3,101
Posted By bb in ca

If they had more power then that those Allison...

If they had more power then that those Allison 250-C30S engines can produce I bet you they wouldn't have made a pedal turn and they would have gotten away with it.

I'm very happy to see that there...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Mar 2011, 07:35
Replies: 14
Views: 6,070
Posted By bb in ca

Does the real reason have more to do with...

Does the real reason have more to do with category of aircraft then actual engine type?

Going from a very light piston helicopter doing what may be (not all I know) basic commercial operations...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2011, 17:59
Replies: 62
Views: 14,528
Posted By bb in ca

I can't believe collective bounce or ground...

I can't believe collective bounce or ground resonance are being considered by Ppruners. Looking forward to some follow up information from the people involved or the authorities.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jan 2011, 08:25
Replies: 12
Views: 3,220
Posted By bb in ca

I flew 760010 a couple weeks ago. It's still in...

I flew 760010 a couple weeks ago. It's still in Thailand. It's currently registered HS-HTU.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Nov 2010, 18:06
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By bb in ca

Aux fuel tank - must have item! Lots of...

Aux fuel tank - must have item!

Lots of US$$...assume that your credit cards will not be accepted at 75% or more of the airports, restaurants, hotels that you stop at. When someone needs to be...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Sep 2010, 04:41
Replies: 18
Views: 3,661
Posted By bb in ca

Made me nervous just watching. There has got...

Made me nervous just watching.

There has got to be a practical way of being able to secure yourself at all times that wouldn't slow you down that much.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Sep 2010, 16:05
Replies: 1,327
Views: 345,491
Posted By bb in ca

Due to the DECU TOTAL fault you should have an...

Due to the DECU TOTAL fault you should have an ungoverned engine. If that engine is stuck at a high power setting and you reduce the drag on the rotor system too much the Nr will climb above 107%.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jul 2010, 14:47
Replies: 61
Views: 24,303
Posted By bb in ca

Canadian Helicopters Limited is a different beast...

Canadian Helicopters Limited is a different beast altogether. It was, practically speaking, the domestic division of Canadian Helicopters. CHC Helicopter Corporation grew from the international...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jul 2010, 18:13
Replies: 11
Views: 2,424
Posted By bb in ca

That's quite a story!! There are a few long...

That's quite a story!!

There are a few long term contracts in place and on-going.

I've heard from one crew member in Malabo with-in the last few hours and he didn't mention anything about...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jul 2010, 15:45
Replies: 273
Views: 113,852
Posted By bb in ca

A rotor hack is anyone who makes assumptions...

A rotor hack is anyone who makes assumptions during a television interview before any facts are available!
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jul 2010, 02:34
Replies: 13
Views: 14,574
Posted By bb in ca

I've flown a 46,000 hour S-61N years ago and it's...

I've flown a 46,000 hour S-61N years ago and it's still flying.
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Apr 2010, 09:28
Replies: 35
Views: 11,420
Posted By bb in ca

Blackshark, I didn't call as I'm not...

Blackshark,

I didn't call as I'm not currently having a large issue with the TEP program.

Some appear to be having some unwanted surprises with their returns.

PWC has told a few of those...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2010, 21:56
Replies: 35
Views: 11,420
Posted By bb in ca

The TEP program is not performing as well as...

The TEP program is not performing as well as described and expected for some current employees.

Some very unhappy people in the mix at the moment.
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Mar 2010, 11:48
Replies: 5
Views: 1,443
Posted By bb in ca

START and TAXI ---- ?? lbs TAKE-OFF AND CLIMB...

START and TAXI ---- ?? lbs
TAKE-OFF AND CLIMB to 1000' (28 C) ---- 30 lbs
TRIP (using 65% tq for an economic cruise and assuming 144 TAS and 665 PPH) ---- 1000 lbs
10% CONTINGENCY ---- 100 lbs...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Mar 2010, 08:14
Replies: 5
Views: 1,443
Posted By bb in ca

offshore/onshore? fuel at destination? ...

offshore/onshore?

fuel at destination?

vfr/ifr (with no alternate)?

aux fuel?

altitude restrictions?
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2010, 06:03
Replies: 2
Views: 1,200
Posted By bb in ca

S-76 C++ question

This question is about the overhead switch panel on S-76 C++ aircraft.

We have an unused switch position identified as "LIQ HTRS".

What system is controlled by this switch?
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jan 2010, 03:01
Replies: 42
Views: 5,439
Posted By bb in ca

The on/off switch is also a dimmer switch.

The on/off switch is also a dimmer switch.
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jan 2010, 10:13
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By bb in ca

I think I'm starting to grasp the whole FLV...

I think I'm starting to grasp the whole FLV situation a little better.

Thanks to you all for your comments.
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jan 2010, 14:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By bb in ca

Rick1128 I would agree in principal with you 100%...

Rick1128 I would agree in principal with you 100% but say you're flying americans in nigeria under a FLV based on an american certificate. What would the US court say?
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jan 2010, 14:11
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By bb in ca

You're right 212man I am mixing licensing rules...

You're right 212man I am mixing licensing rules and operating rules. Do they act totally independently?

Example #1.
In Canada my blood alcohol must be 0. If in the country of my FLV they do not...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jan 2010, 13:33
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By bb in ca

Foreign Licence Validations - Do my home country rules apply when I'm using a FLV?

Hi guys,

My question is with respect to my Foreign Licence Validations.

I have a Canadian licence and work under various FLVs. To what extent do the Canadian Aviation Regulations have to be...
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