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6th May 2017, 16:03
Replies: 15
Views: 3,260
Posted By Johe02

Thanks for the reality check guys - I think...

Thanks for the reality check guys - I think getting in touch with the CAA is a good idea (but prob best through a school).

Where does the 100hrs come from 'rudestuff' ?
23rd Apr 2017, 16:05
Replies: 15
Views: 3,260
Posted By Johe02

Heli to FW

I have a CPL(H) and FI(H) with 1000 hrs tt - I'm am 56 and have been out of aviation for a few years and I am considering converting to FW and applying for jobs as a FO with an airline.
What chance...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jun 2012, 06:47
Replies: 18
Views: 3,655
Posted By Johe02

Try a different/new mag

Try a different/new mag
Forum: Rotorheads
31st May 2012, 16:31
Replies: 87
Views: 13,384
Posted By Johe02

Love it :D -------- Flying down...

Love it :D

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Flying down 'Baywatch Beach' in a Jetranger under LAX approach at 100ft waving to the girlys sunbathing - I was only young :O
Forum: Rotorheads
31st May 2012, 15:38
Replies: 317
Views: 50,146
Posted By Johe02

Ha ha, fair point Epiphany - but the sentiment is...

Ha ha, fair point Epiphany - but the sentiment is still valid.

Some people would rather fly into a cloud (and appreciate their instruments) than break the 500 ft rule. .
Forum: Rotorheads
31st May 2012, 09:08
Replies: 317
Views: 50,146
Posted By Johe02

This thread should be required reading instead of...

This thread should be required reading instead of foggles training - Certainly for Robinsons anyway. :)

It seems there are two sides to this: those that want to stick to 'the book' and those, like...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th May 2012, 08:33
Replies: 317
Views: 50,146
Posted By Johe02

Sounds simple doesn't it - I've found many...

Sounds simple doesn't it - I've found many students (and pilots) don't know how to judge if another a/c is on the same level as them. If they can't do this how can they do the same for a cloud?
Forum: Rotorheads
18th May 2012, 15:54
Replies: 317
Views: 50,146
Posted By Johe02

I agree with AnFI - but I know its a minority...

I agree with AnFI - but I know its a minority view so nothing will change.
Forum: Rotorheads
1st May 2012, 15:51
Replies: 23
Views: 3,412
Posted By Johe02

I knew a guy, bought a heli, learned to fly it...

I knew a guy, bought a heli, learned to fly it and then decided it was not for him. He subsequently sold the heli (which he had painted in his business colours) for a considerable loss . .

I would...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Aug 2011, 10:35
Replies: 317
Views: 50,146
Posted By Johe02

The phrase "if I have to explain you wouldn't...

The phrase "if I have to explain you wouldn't understand" springs to mind. .:}
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jul 2011, 11:13
Replies: 317
Views: 50,146
Posted By Johe02

The best thing I've read on here for a long time....

The best thing I've read on here for a long time.

When I did my ppl I was told - keep away from clouds!

It does seem since the introduction of the extra 5hrs 'instrument training' there has...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jun 2011, 19:02
Replies: 368
Views: 78,656
Posted By Johe02

I had an engine failure on the lawn mower today -...

I had an engine failure on the lawn mower today - coughed and spluttered a few times before it died. Ran out of petrol but it made me think of this thread. .

If you are on a high power setting I...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jun 2011, 06:41
Replies: 368
Views: 78,656
Posted By Johe02

Well two 'proper' helicopters crashed on the...

Well two 'proper' helicopters crashed on the board at the moment.

I personally think you have more chance of getting a more warning from a piston engine than a turbine. The 1 second they talk...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jun 2011, 10:56
Replies: 368
Views: 78,656
Posted By Johe02

Having a bad day Thomas. .:confused: ...

Having a bad day Thomas. .:confused:

Everyone would love to fly a proper helicopter but some not so fortunate as others. . You should be happier than most.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jun 2011, 18:50
Replies: 368
Views: 78,656
Posted By Johe02

How's this for a theory - If you check your...

How's this for a theory - If you check your reaction time (plenty of apps about eg Sheep Reaction Test Game (http://www.youshock.com/skills/sheep_reaction_test/#)) you will find most people can react...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th May 2011, 05:59
Replies: 421
Views: 161,012
Posted By Johe02

Thats the best promotion video for the R66 I've...

Thats the best promotion video for the R66 I've seen yet.

Well done Helibiz :D
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2010, 21:36
Replies: 203
Views: 56,358
Posted By Johe02

I went to court over this and almost won - the...

I went to court over this and almost won - the outcome was I was able to claim VAT on training up to three years preceding my first invoice for flying.

Fair enough looking back but I would have...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jan 2010, 17:53
Replies: 9
Views: 3,474
Posted By Johe02

If you think of it as - TRT increases so you have...

If you think of it as - TRT increases so you have to reduce power to maintain height. (Rather than as you reduce power)

Yes?
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Dec 2009, 12:53
Replies: 1,500
Views: 435,504
Posted By Johe02

Try under priming - if it does't start after a...

Try under priming - if it does't start after a few turns a slightly longer prime and so on. .

Good luck. . .
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Oct 2009, 11:28
Replies: 28
Views: 9,697
Posted By Johe02

Start with Air Law and then go fly 10 hours :8

Start with Air Law and then go fly 10 hours :8
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Aug 2009, 14:04
Replies: 20
Views: 4,714
Posted By Johe02

MAG

See, I knew there were some comparisons to be drawn. True you need to have a few quid to join the Heli club but this doesn't surprise me.

Whirly. . The 'no helmets nonsense' has now been passed to...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Aug 2009, 20:16
Replies: 20
Views: 4,714
Posted By Johe02

Well said Biggles - Bit harsh EESDL - Nothing to...

Well said Biggles - Bit harsh EESDL - Nothing to discuss. I can only suggest you go and live in Switzerland or Austria, (if you don't already)They have rules for everything!

I'm a member of MAG...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2009, 14:05
Replies: 26
Views: 3,544
Posted By Johe02

Well said Cron. . Another thought - If you...

Well said Cron. .

Another thought - If you ever owned a motorcycle did you ask. What can I do with a motorcycle? :E
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Apr 2009, 08:45
Replies: 26
Views: 3,544
Posted By Johe02

Good reply Geoffers, I think thatís what I would...

Good reply Geoffers, I think thatís what I would do in a similar situation.

BTW I know an experienced FW pilot who was just happy to achieve his PPL(H)
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Dec 2008, 02:04
Replies: 15
Views: 1,408
Posted By Johe02

A thousand quid for a two day course!! FFS! :mad:

A thousand quid for a two day course!! FFS! :mad:
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