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Forum: Rotorheads
24th Feb 2017, 22:25
Replies: 6
Views: 3,084
Posted By Luther Sebastian

Where did they find a Scout pilot that young?!?!

Where did they find a Scout pilot that young?!?!
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2016, 18:37
Replies: 17
Views: 3,648
Posted By Luther Sebastian

You know, Sas, if someone asked me to guess where...

You know, Sas, if someone asked me to guess where a Vietnam Veteran's last Huey ride took place, I'd say several thousand places before I got to...Blackpool...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Sep 2016, 22:09
Replies: 13,168
Views: 10,722,274
Posted By Luther Sebastian

A mate of mine was obsessed with eating snake...

A mate of mine was obsessed with eating snake meat. Nothing else would do. He'd shape it into patties, grill it, and eat it in buns with lettuce and relish.

I suppose he had asp-burgers.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Sep 2016, 18:12
Replies: 7
Views: 2,254
Posted By Luther Sebastian

Typical of those death-trap Robbos (before the...

Typical of those death-trap Robbos (before the usual suspects all pile in) to have those damned rails underneath.
27th Aug 2016, 19:49
Replies: 70
Views: 88,242
Posted By Luther Sebastian

Is it just me, or does it look as though all the...

Is it just me, or does it look as though all the actual engine-y parts are still intact? Like the fan and everything behind it?
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jul 2016, 19:43
Replies: 108
Views: 41,925
Posted By Luther Sebastian

Crab, Bell haven't moved from their 206 head...

Crab, Bell haven't moved from their 206 head design either.
17th Apr 2016, 19:38
Replies: 303
Views: 92,344
Posted By Luther Sebastian

Blimey...I started this thread (as 'Hilico', but...

Blimey...I started this thread (as 'Hilico', but that ID no longer works) 11 years ago, with a reference to the 47J at Clacton in 76-ish. I've just re-read the whole thing and it was really quite...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Apr 2016, 09:07
Replies: 31
Views: 19,226
Posted By Luther Sebastian

John Fay's book (I suppose it was the fifties...

John Fay's book (I suppose it was the fifties version of Bailey) has a picture of a Sikorsky / Westland R-4 being tracked that way IIRC. I think it was actually in the hover.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Apr 2016, 12:41
Replies: 14
Views: 5,133
Posted By Luther Sebastian

Loads of experience of TUPE, I was a union rep in...

Loads of experience of TUPE, I was a union rep in local government at a time when they were outsourcing half the council. Only had it done to me in the private sector though...

All TUPE means is,...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2016, 13:01
Replies: 6
Views: 2,279
Posted By Luther Sebastian

And how come I can't see anything that looks like...

And how come I can't see anything that looks like Birmingham in the pictures?

And how come this only happened on April 1st...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Feb 2016, 06:07
Replies: 5
Views: 2,232
Posted By Luther Sebastian

There, butt for the grace of God...

There, butt for the grace of God...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Jan 2016, 06:31
Replies: 106
Views: 18,024
Posted By Luther Sebastian

One way of thinking of the acceleration the crew...

One way of thinking of the acceleration the crew of the orbiter experience is to imagine doing 0-60 in just under two seconds. But continuously for 8.5 minutes...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Dec 2015, 06:05
Replies: 5
Views: 1,858
Posted By Luther Sebastian

What a lovely idea! If they had the Bell name on...

What a lovely idea! If they had the Bell name on them, it would be enough to make me wish I was 4 again.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Oct 2015, 12:36
Replies: 77
Views: 18,932
Posted By Luther Sebastian

It's only useless if you're still carrying them...

It's only useless if you're still carrying them when you land.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Oct 2015, 10:45
Replies: 151
Views: 49,893
Posted By Luther Sebastian

They're advertising on telly now. Of course,...

They're advertising on telly now. Of course, they may have been doing this for a long time, and I don't watch much TV. It was on the True Drama channel at half-ten on a Saturday morning (today),...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2015, 07:55
Replies: 31
Views: 9,261
Posted By Luther Sebastian

A 206 flew over the other day and what I hear...

A 206 flew over the other day and what I hear first is the buzz from the TR, and shortly after that the MR beat. Does 'disappear' quite quickly once past.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Sep 2015, 21:13
Replies: 14
Views: 6,899
Posted By Luther Sebastian

Pavlov 'baffled'

LENIGRAD, 09-13-2015 - Nobel Prize-winning physiologist Professor Ivan Pavlov, 165, told reporters of his bafflement at a press conference Monday. 'Gentlemen, I thank you for your kind...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Sep 2015, 06:26
Replies: 13
Views: 3,223
Posted By Luther Sebastian

Thanks for all the replies (so far!). It never...

Thanks for all the replies (so far!). It never occurred to me that the main reason for having the engines on outriggers was because they were large radials. I was naively expecting the turbines to...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2015, 20:35
Replies: 13
Views: 3,223
Posted By Luther Sebastian

Why didn't Sikorsky try a CH-37 with turbines?

Why didn't it occur to the engineers to put turbines in place of the radials and get some serious heavy lifting going? It was only went out of service in the late sixties and turbines were...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Aug 2015, 20:42
Replies: 66
Views: 39,256
Posted By Luther Sebastian

There are indeed lots of reasons I am a pillock,...

There are indeed lots of reasons I am a pillock, but this isn't one of them. I'm just saying the fact that she's a she isn't relevant to what happened. And I know females are good to be with, I...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Aug 2015, 19:34
Replies: 66
Views: 39,256
Posted By Luther Sebastian

And why did you say 'female'? If it had been a...

And why did you say 'female'? If it had been a bloke, would you have said 'male pilot taxies Stearman into R44'?
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2015, 22:16
Replies: 9
Views: 4,091
Posted By Luther Sebastian

It also flies very well with that large...

It also flies very well with that large two-bladed rotor...(sigh)...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Aug 2015, 21:36
Replies: 3
Views: 1,785
Posted By Luther Sebastian

Can't recommend Westland products for overnights....

Can't recommend Westland products for overnights. Helper for 1994 Weston Super Mare helidays, slept in the back of a WG30 in the static display, still have the stoop to prove it.
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2015, 21:47
Replies: 29
Views: 9,368
Posted By Luther Sebastian

It looks incredibly like a CGI helicopter.

It looks incredibly like a CGI helicopter.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jul 2015, 18:44
Replies: 79
Views: 31,009
Posted By Luther Sebastian

Helipixman - I know exactly how 'little damage'...

Helipixman - I know exactly how 'little damage' there was. Perhaps I should have pointed out that that's what the original article said...
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