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Forum: Rotorheads
29th Mar 2021, 07:27
Replies: 188
Views: 46,720
Posted By RINKER

I think small single or multiple rotors on long...

I think small single or multiple rotors on long tail boom more efficient due to leverage
rather than bigger propellers close to cockpit.
R
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Feb 2021, 12:56
Replies: 38
Views: 2,947
Posted By RINKER

I remember growing up some Comedy Sketch show in...

I remember growing up some Comedy Sketch show in the UK did a sketch on this subject.
Guys racking around the dump and Lucky Joe ? Walks past. Whyís he called lucky Joe they ask ?
Then A shout. ...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Feb 2021, 08:09
Replies: 38
Views: 2,947
Posted By RINKER

Sometimes picked things up like a Scalextric set...

Sometimes picked things up like a Scalextric set which was easy to fix up. Not that I was poor, just hate
seeing waste. In those days there was no organisation so you drove in and dumped and stuff...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2021, 06:53
Replies: 21
Views: 2,069
Posted By RINKER

I bought a couple of powerful magnets about 15mm...

I bought a couple of powerful magnets about 15mm x 3mm square.
was playing with them on table seeing how far they could attract each other and slide
together across the table. Great fun until I...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jan 2021, 11:49
Replies: 22
Views: 2,406
Posted By RINKER

From pictures it looks like starter is part of...

From pictures it looks like starter is part of air shroud not easy to space with washers like
separate starter style like found on Honda types for example. R
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jan 2021, 08:16
Replies: 22
Views: 2,406
Posted By RINKER

Hi Orac I was in the horticultural machinery...

Hi Orac
I was in the horticultural machinery business for 30 years as a mechanic on all outdoor equipment
chainsaws, strimmers, mowers, generators etc. First thing, everyone talking about tension...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Nov 2020, 06:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,700
Posted By RINKER

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/564x750/476231fb_8eac_4d65_af4f_f7e3e4833dea_bed5bd2c7097897c00ab64917cd6aec904d771f9.jpeg
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Nov 2020, 09:02
Replies: 31
Views: 4,876
Posted By RINKER

Hi Bell ringer. I think that’s why on the R22...

Hi Bell ringer. I think that’s why on the R22 part of check A said pins must be on door hinges
to stop it coming away from aircraft in the event of inflight opening. I did always check them.
R
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Nov 2020, 18:44
Replies: 24
Views: 7,836
Posted By RINKER

Thanks Cornish Jack. I kind of thought that would...

Thanks Cornish Jack. I kind of thought that would be the case but wanted to be sure.
R
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Nov 2020, 06:36
Replies: 24
Views: 7,836
Posted By RINKER

Sad to hear of this and condolences to friends...

Sad to hear of this and condolences to friends and family.
I know little about autogyros.Are they effected by low g like teethering head helicopters.
R
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Nov 2020, 21:35
Replies: 31
Views: 4,876
Posted By RINKER

I always instructed pax how to close and open...

I always instructed pax how to close and open seatbelts and doors. Demonstrated it and got them
to show they could do it. Advised them if door unlatched it was no big issue as not pressurised like...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Oct 2020, 08:06
Replies: 8
Views: 4,477
Posted By RINKER

WOW. Absolutely amazing.

WOW. Absolutely amazing.
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Oct 2020, 20:13
Replies: 45
Views: 8,366
Posted By RINKER

I understood what it was whilst learning to fly,...

I understood what it was whilst learning to fly, In R22, R44, B206 I didn't notice it too much but when i got rated on the Gazelle, even though I knew opposite rotation It took me a while to get used...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th May 2020, 06:09
Replies: 77
Views: 8,570
Posted By RINKER

I have also heard from a reliable source that in...

I have also heard from a reliable source that in parts of the UK some people are setting fire to
5g equipment to stop it causing harm. At one location burnt then repaired then they set it on fire...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th May 2020, 14:04
Replies: 24
Views: 8,964
Posted By RINKER

Angel Island hopping on the West of Scotland after...

Island hopping on the West of Scotland after dropping off mates at local golf course. Feeling proud of my organisation in my survival suit, lifejacket etc. Epirb in suit pocket too.
Upon landing at...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th May 2020, 07:30
Replies: 8
Views: 2,587
Posted By RINKER

212 man. Exact same thing crossed my mind. R

212 man. Exact same thing crossed my mind.
R
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Apr 2020, 11:48
Replies: 24
Views: 2,471
Posted By RINKER

Hi CK. sorry to hear this was a bad experience...

Hi CK. sorry to hear this was a bad experience for you.
Iím a technical kind who repairs and mods lots of boaty and other machines.
I do shop online a lot as often the touchy feely stores donít...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Apr 2020, 06:51
Replies: 67
Views: 12,451
Posted By RINKER

Iím no authority on Autos, always practiced with...

Iím no authority on Autos, always practiced with instructor of course.
On one occasion flying an R22 with fixed floats and an instructor we did some to the water
great fun and gentle touchdown. ...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Apr 2020, 07:41
Replies: 45
Views: 3,828
Posted By RINKER

Hi Unifox. The specific ones that have failed...

Hi Unifox.
The specific ones that have failed on my machine are fitted where the high pressure
hose reel rotates. They seem to be a specific size and hard material.
I have tried every similar size...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Apr 2020, 07:23
Replies: 45
Views: 3,828
Posted By RINKER

Second the above re Karcher good machines in the...

Second the above re Karcher good machines in the higher range models.
Alto Nilfisk same story which is what Iíve always used. Oddly I do find them a bit hard to get parts for. They go through a lot...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jan 2020, 09:52
Replies: 46
Views: 18,952
Posted By RINKER

Hi Apollo thanks for this, not sure the colour of...

Hi Apollo thanks for this, not sure the colour of the one I see, its dark blue maybe, not like the one you suggest,

R
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jan 2020, 09:12
Replies: 46
Views: 18,952
Posted By RINKER

Long time since this thread was active, nice to...

Long time since this thread was active, nice to see a 119 around where I live in Scotland just North of Edinburgh, seems to come in and out of a private site on occasions.
Anyone know who operates...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jan 2020, 06:36
Replies: 97
Views: 11,040
Posted By RINKER

Jolihokistix 🤣🤣 brilliant. !!

Jolihokistix

🤣🤣 brilliant. !!
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Dec 2019, 16:47
Replies: 17
Views: 2,742
Posted By RINKER

Thankfully there doesn't appear to have been any...

Thankfully there doesn't appear to have been any fire.
R
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Nov 2019, 21:26
Replies: 123
Views: 68,973
Posted By RINKER

aa777888 I agree re button on panel I often found...

aa777888 I agree re button on panel I often found with young passengers
they were so excited to have a mic and headphones they couldnít help themselves
so they did get muted occasionally.
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