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Forum: Rotorheads
9th Nov 2019, 09:48
Replies: 20
Views: 3,694
Posted By bluesafari

I have been in aviation quite a long time and...

I have been in aviation quite a long time and been involved with replacing quite a number of flexible tanks, but this is the first I have heard of 'stretch fit' Surely this is not correct, (or is it?)
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Oct 2019, 12:47
Replies: 5,602
Views: 1,696,131
Posted By bluesafari

I am hearing that Dominion Air in Lagos have...

I am hearing that Dominion Air in Lagos have brought in an AW139, guess it is probably in private category for the Bishop? Anybody know more? Who is crewing it and doing the maintenance
26th Sep 2018, 13:50
Replies: 44
Views: 9,811
Posted By bluesafari

I don't think we should panic, but we should be...

I don't think we should panic, but we should be investigating all our options and be prepared. I have just looked out my CAA license cover ready for the replacement license which be issued (I...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2018, 09:24
Replies: 5,602
Views: 1,696,131
Posted By bluesafari

https://naijagists.com/3-nigerian-businessmen-who-...

https://naijagists.com/3-nigerian-businessmen-who-stole-bristow-helicopter-spare-parts-sold-it-to-american-firm-remanded-in-prison/

Check this link, spares stolen from Bristow Helicopters, Lagos,...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Feb 2018, 15:32
Replies: 10
Views: 3,246
Posted By bluesafari

KP, I think you have pretty much got it right,...

KP,
I think you have pretty much got it right, and of course there are the calendar items, the hourly rate seems about right, what that? About 80 Sterling? An LAE will not be cheap, and the last...
7th Feb 2018, 20:52
Replies: 3
Views: 1,315
Posted By bluesafari

a 'cardex' ? do you mean all the component log...

a 'cardex' ? do you mean all the component log cards etc? you should be able to generate one from log books etc, it takes some time I grant you, what aircraft is it for? I may be able to help
21st Dec 2017, 15:19
Replies: 15
Views: 3,596
Posted By bluesafari

Rickseeman, I trust that these bolts are going to...

Rickseeman, I trust that these bolts are going to used for non aviation purposes? If for aviation do you have release documents? In any case your I.P.C. will tell you the correct part number for...
3rd Aug 2017, 09:55
Replies: 36
Views: 3,106
Posted By bluesafari

I used to have a 'crew tag' on my carry-on, every...

I used to have a 'crew tag' on my carry-on, every time I went through a particular Scottish airport my bag was emptied, swabbed etc, with a smarmy smirk on the operators face, took the tag off and...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jul 2017, 21:56
Replies: 18
Views: 4,430
Posted By bluesafari

The procedure for action after a 'chip light on'...

The procedure for action after a 'chip light on' is in the engine MM, in the case of the Arriel 1D, I believe, it is in chapter 72-80-01, it is possible you may need to replace the associated packing...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jul 2017, 13:34
Replies: 13
Views: 2,398
Posted By bluesafari

Reely340 First of all I have not come across...

Reely340
First of all I have not come across the term TCI, please advise on that.
I assume you are installing (for whatever reason) an MRGB with a TBO of 1200 hours of which 200 hour has been used...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jul 2017, 09:33
Replies: 5,602
Views: 1,696,131
Posted By bluesafari

I am hearing a story that Glory Airlines (a...

I am hearing a story that Glory Airlines (a reference in #5489) has access to 2 helicopters and a contract with an oil company to be operated out of PH. Aircraft types and oil company not known. The...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jul 2017, 14:35
Replies: 5,602
Views: 1,696,131
Posted By bluesafari

NEO, indeed no surprise, I have been approached...

NEO, indeed no surprise, I have been approached by three of the mentioned named, needless to say I didn't take up their offers, they didn't like my terms and conditions ! ! !
21st Apr 2017, 14:54
Replies: 2
Views: 1,158
Posted By bluesafari

Matelo, Thank you for that, very interesting. ...

Matelo,
Thank you for that, very interesting.
BlueSafari
21st Apr 2017, 12:06
Replies: 2
Views: 1,158
Posted By bluesafari

Balloons

In recent days FlightRadar24 has been showing a number of balloons at very high altitudes over Central Brazil (Amazonia) and on or near the the coast of Peru, anyone know what is going there, at the...
11th Apr 2017, 09:29
Replies: 48
Views: 9,647
Posted By bluesafari

I'm a bit puzzled as to where the captain was in...

I'm a bit puzzled as to where the captain was in all this, surely as the aircraft commander he should have put a stop to this incident, the people doing the 'removal' don't look much like police...
20th Feb 2017, 10:52
Replies: 7
Views: 3,018
Posted By bluesafari

Another one is Sikorsky Helicopter Flight Theory...

Another one is Sikorsky Helicopter Flight Theory for Pilots and Mechanics, you used to get them from Sikorsky when you did a course there, I don't think they still do them, there is a learning...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Dec 2016, 12:53
Replies: 5,602
Views: 1,696,131
Posted By bluesafari

It may be of interest to some of our readers, two...

It may be of interest to some of our readers, two EC155s arrived in Lagos last weekend by low loaders, followed a couple of days later by another (5N-BDM) flown in, all are parked in or close to the...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Dec 2016, 07:50
Replies: 5,602
Views: 1,696,131
Posted By bluesafari

Neo, I believe it is regarding parity, or at...

Neo,
I believe it is regarding parity, or at least is what I heard in the market last evening. It appears that everyone stayed in the BRC yesterday, even got a lunch ! ! !, but don't believe they...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Nov 2016, 12:46
Replies: 129
Views: 95,574
Posted By bluesafari

Has anyone got a plan drawing with all the...

Has anyone got a plan drawing with all the dimensions, so we see how is it on various helipads we visit.
11th Nov 2016, 08:57
Replies: 70
Views: 16,508
Posted By bluesafari

Harvest Reaper, Some singles were flown onto...

Harvest Reaper,
Some singles were flown onto the carrier when they were still tied up in Singapore, if underway then the carrier had to almost heave to.
I think we must know each other as I was...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Oct 2016, 11:31
Replies: 5,602
Views: 1,696,131
Posted By bluesafari

NEO last I saw one it was not with any operator...

NEO
last I saw one it was not with any operator insignia and was on a bizjet apron, so I guess it is doing ad hoc exec work.

You are aware, of course, that a couple (?) of ex Atlantic (CHC)...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Oct 2016, 08:56
Replies: 5,602
Views: 1,696,131
Posted By bluesafari

I did hear something to the effect that the 155s...

I did hear something to the effect that the 155s are with another potential operator (rumour ! ! !) Regarding the Dorniers, I have seen them operating since they were moved off the big apron, not...
5th Aug 2016, 11:30
Replies: 11
Views: 3,136
Posted By bluesafari

excoriated ? that's a very interesting word ! But...

excoriated ? that's a very interesting word ! But it appears not by the airline involved.
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2016, 10:22
Replies: 5,602
Views: 1,696,131
Posted By bluesafari

NEO, Yes indeed, things are getting dearer,...

NEO,

Yes indeed, things are getting dearer, pms is now N245 - N250 a litre, diesel N200 - N210, these prices get even higher when there is a shortage, but filling stations seem to have stock just...
19th Jul 2016, 09:53
Replies: 5
Views: 4,620
Posted By bluesafari

Don't forget you will still have to get a...

Don't forget you will still have to get a revision to your MM from the aircraft manufacturer to extend the overhaul period, or a dispensation from them and/or your airworthiness authority. IMHO the...
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