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Forum: Rotorheads
26th Nov 2018, 14:21
Replies: 59
Views: 15,050
Posted By fly911

Bell 206 Electric windshield defroster

Can anyone help me find an electric heating element that mounts in-line with the windshield blower on a Bell 206B3? Thanks for any input. I installed one many years ago on Bell S/N: 3175 but can't...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Oct 2015, 20:04
Replies: 77
Views: 19,536
Posted By fly911

Mi-26 x 2

http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q140/fly911/Mi26x2_zpselbbhoax.jpg
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Oct 2015, 19:42
Replies: 77
Views: 19,536
Posted By fly911

BK Rescue practice

http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q140/fly911/BK_zpsb99awmqp.jpg
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jun 2015, 18:15
Replies: 43
Views: 27,525
Posted By fly911

http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/660/media/images/8346...

http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/660/media/images/83465000/png/_83465824_matthewchapmanhelicopter.png

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-isle-of-man-33034542
Forum: Rotorheads
18th May 2015, 11:32
Replies: 2
Views: 2,074
Posted By fly911

Osprey down - One dead - Hawaii 5-17-15

US Marine Osprey crashes in Hawaii; 1 dead, 21 injured | abc7.com (http://abc7.la/1Kfdfpe)
Forum: Rotorheads
11th May 2015, 17:04
Replies: 137
Views: 26,525
Posted By fly911

National EMS Pilots Association

National EMS Pilots Association unveils testing of Enroute Decision Point protocol | Vertical Magazine - The Pulse of the Helicopter Industry (http://www.verticalmag.com/news/article/31539)
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Apr 2015, 02:05
Replies: 137
Views: 26,525
Posted By fly911

Shades of things to come....

Unmanned K-MAX helicopter conducts first collaborative casualty evacuation | Vertical Magazine - The Pulse of the Helicopter Industry...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Apr 2015, 19:16
Replies: 137
Views: 26,525
Posted By fly911

All things being equal, I would rather go...

All things being equal, I would rather go inadvertent with SynVis than a basic attitude indicator. I just think that it would be easier to relate to a real-life visual presentation and easier to...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Apr 2015, 12:39
Replies: 137
Views: 26,525
Posted By fly911

So, you don't think SynVis has anything over an...

So, you don't think SynVis has anything over an artificial horizon. Hmmmm.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Apr 2015, 17:06
Replies: 137
Views: 26,525
Posted By fly911

IIMC Loss of situational awareness

Synthetic Vision might have saved a few lives by preventing loss of situational awareness in IIMC.

http://garmin.blogs.com/.a/6a00d83451bb7069e201a3fcc13e5e970b-pi
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Apr 2015, 09:02
Replies: 65
Views: 10,005
Posted By fly911

GOLD SEAL CFI

If you are planning to go on to advanced ratings in the U.S. (or not), it may be in your best interest to seek out a Gold Seal Flight Instructor.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Apr 2015, 10:50
Replies: 137
Views: 26,525
Posted By fly911

Second pilot?

I believe that in an inadvertent IMC situation, a second pilot may only confuse the first pilot and vice versa. At best, maybe encourage the PIC to abort the mission sooner. I would rather have a...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Apr 2015, 15:57
Replies: 137
Views: 26,525
Posted By fly911

Autopilot needed

Having flown EMS for seven years in an AS350, Bell 407, BO and BK, I believe that properly used, an autopilot would have saved many lives over the years. If Insurance companies were of the same mind,...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Apr 2015, 09:50
Replies: 31
Views: 7,765
Posted By fly911

Before I was a pilot...

OK, I'll start. Before I was a pilot, I was a factory maintenance worker. Electrical, plumbing etc. Before that, a television director. Before that, a Bell Hop.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Apr 2015, 09:46
Replies: 31
Views: 7,765
Posted By fly911

Before I was a pilot...

What kind of jobs did you hold before you were a pilot?
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2015, 17:03
Replies: 3
Views: 2,369
Posted By fly911

Lynn tilton and patriarch partners file suit against sec

This morning, Lynn Tilton, Patriarch Partners, LLC and certain of its affiliated entities filed suit against the Securities and Exchange Commission in the United States District Court for the...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Mar 2015, 12:26
Replies: 5
Views: 2,714
Posted By fly911

Visor use encouraged.

It really pays to have your visor down. Especially when flying single pilot.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Mar 2015, 17:34
Replies: 13
Views: 5,636
Posted By fly911

R44 Pilot Identified.....

ORLANDO — Three people who died when a helicopter crashed into an unoccupied guest home near downtown Orlando have been identified as a central Florida businessman, his wife and their friend.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Mar 2015, 10:15
Replies: 14
Views: 1,887
Posted By fly911

What cost PH Hems Helis

Peter-RB, Each lift-off isn't an isolated incident.

There are many costs involved in an HEMS operation, from paying pilots to come in on their off-day for a safety meeting (How much did THAT...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Mar 2015, 14:41
Replies: 21
Views: 4,699
Posted By fly911

♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸Money, money, money, money¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪

LFZ, I wish there were an answer to this. When the company says that we need 30 flights a month to break even, and you've seen bases close due to lack of flights, it's natural to want to make that...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Mar 2015, 13:04
Replies: 65
Views: 10,005
Posted By fly911

Instructors pay

- More experienced instructors require higher pay. That's unlikely to happen. Besides, you don't need an ATP to teach basic flying skills.

- I think that it's great that low time instructors teach...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Mar 2015, 12:32
Replies: 21
Views: 4,699
Posted By fly911

Decisions, decisions, decisions.....

logicfreezone:

Keep hoping.....


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Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2015, 12:24
Replies: 21
Views: 4,699
Posted By fly911

Free time.....

When the calls get few enough, the base may close, so it's extremely important to know when to accept a call and when to turn it down. Study the NTSB record of all HEMS accidents for clues on how to...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Mar 2015, 11:52
Replies: 65
Views: 10,005
Posted By fly911

Dear Helilog 56,

What multycpl said......
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Mar 2015, 09:52
Replies: 21
Views: 3,395
Posted By fly911

I've been instructing some new students....

I'm guessing that there has been a misunderstanding along the way. "Firmly on the pedals" doesn't necessarily mean "off the floor". At your experience level, I understand your apprehension about...
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