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Forum: Rotorheads
8th Apr 2021, 21:39
Replies: 13
Views: 2,093
Posted By Al Fentanyl

Excellent news. Hopefully the other RFDS...

Excellent news. Hopefully the other RFDS sections will follow the lead.
16th Feb 2021, 07:07
Replies: 24
Views: 4,838
Posted By Al Fentanyl

Do not know where you folks are getting your info...

Do not know where you folks are getting your info but here is the actual RFDS Qld numbers
15th Feb 2021, 02:58
Replies: 154
Views: 82,096
Posted By Al Fentanyl

Do not know where you folks are getting your info...

Do not know where you folks are getting your info but here is the actual RFDS Qld numbers

Aeromedical Pilot: Base Rate effective 1 July 2018 $119,946.52

increases per year x WPI to and...
14th Feb 2021, 22:39
Replies: 24
Views: 4,838
Posted By Al Fentanyl

Care to support that with some evidence? ...

Care to support that with some evidence? Particularly given that RFDSQ pay well in excess of the 'award' and were doing so way before the last EBA which was in 03/2019 BTW. Last year RFDSQ pilots...
14th Dec 2020, 03:54
Replies: 1,330
Views: 521,764
Posted By Al Fentanyl

Having once started a takeoff roll with full left...

Having once started a takeoff roll with full left rudder trim wound in, after a series of OEI approaches, I can make the following observations:

The trim was visually checked by both pilots, the...
30th Nov 2020, 17:49
Replies: 52
Views: 20,041
Posted By Al Fentanyl

Not deflection, just not seeing any need to go...

Not deflection, just not seeing any need to go chapter and verse on a Rumour Forum. You want more info, it's easy enough to find.

The contracted commercial profit making operator is subject to...
28th Nov 2020, 22:11
Replies: 52
Views: 20,041
Posted By Al Fentanyl

RW services were recently reviewed by the Govt. ...

RW services were recently reviewed by the Govt. Info from that.
28th Nov 2020, 01:26
Replies: 52
Views: 20,041
Posted By Al Fentanyl

They've managed to privatise (sorry contract)...

They've managed to privatise (sorry contract) helicopter rescue in Qld, at 30% more cost than the Gov rescue setup with the exact same aircraft and crewing. Would be interesting to see how much a...
8th Oct 2020, 10:14
Replies: 52
Views: 20,041
Posted By Al Fentanyl

Where did you get that info? Genuine question,...

Where did you get that info? Genuine question, not a sh!t stir. PM me if sensitive. Ex-POLAIR.
31st Oct 2018, 10:07
Replies: 2
Views: 1,663
Posted By Al Fentanyl

Dunno about Eastern Wells but Qld RFDS is...

Dunno about Eastern Wells but Qld RFDS is actively recruiting for pilots for their B200/350 fleet across the State. Good aircraft, good $$ (soon to improve with a new EBA), good flying, and as...
11th Apr 2018, 18:40
Replies: 18
Views: 7,141
Posted By Al Fentanyl

RFDS Qld is actively recruiting, as are RFDS SE,...

RFDS Qld is actively recruiting, as are RFDS SE, Central and Westops.

Qld and SE have B200s and 350s, Central and WestOps are PC12. PC24s coming for most Sections.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2018, 14:13
Replies: 26
Views: 6,269
Posted By Al Fentanyl

So having accepted that from-site info can be...

So having accepted that from-site info can be misleading if not outright wrong, you would be prepared to take risks above 'ops normal' flying to perform a 'rescue'?. Not with me in the back you...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Mar 2018, 12:31
Replies: 26
Views: 6,269
Posted By Al Fentanyl

It is NEVER worth risking the aircraft, crew and...

It is NEVER worth risking the aircraft, crew and casualty. Not ever. Spoken as both a pilot and a flight paramedic.

Anyone believing otherwise is in the wrong gig.
8th Feb 2018, 13:00
Replies: 5
Views: 2,385
Posted By Al Fentanyl

RFDS Qld and NSW are recruiting for B200 / 350...

RFDS Qld and NSW are recruiting for B200 / 350 pilots, if you've got the hours and tickets.
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jan 2018, 09:57
Replies: 20
Views: 5,778
Posted By Al Fentanyl

Bear in mind there has just been a review,...

Bear in mind there has just been a review, finished in November I think. The question is will it change the current setup?



Really? A $17M AW139 at Mt Isa, where my sources tell me the...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Dec 2017, 08:29
Replies: 20
Views: 5,778
Posted By Al Fentanyl

Question Queensland Whole-of-State Rescue Tender?

The Betoota Refueller tells of a rumour that after the recent Rescue Helicopter Review in Qld the State Government is going to put out a tender for a NSW style whole-of-state service provider. ...
4th Nov 2017, 02:16
Replies: 1
Views: 1,732
Posted By Al Fentanyl

Another PA32 destroyed

Reports that a PA32T Lance has caught fire during take-off at Alpurulam (NT, near the Qld border abeam Mt Isa). Takeoff was abandoned as was the aircraft which has been completely destroyed by fire...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Oct 2017, 13:17
Replies: 50
Views: 21,423
Posted By Al Fentanyl

SASLESS: Check out the legendary heroics...

SASLESS:

Check out the legendary heroics statements on the Qld website.

Endless repetitions of the 'heros saving lives' horsesh!t and breathless dramatics around absolutely routine...
29th Mar 2017, 13:04
Replies: 1,330
Views: 521,764
Posted By Al Fentanyl

You refer to the ADSB tracking? Some systems...

You refer to the ADSB tracking? Some systems transmit ADSB data as soon as they're turned on, others are interconnected through a squat switch or an air switch and don't transmit till the aircraft...
16th Apr 2016, 13:03
Replies: 51
Views: 8,879
Posted By Al Fentanyl

Here's an idea for you Dick. Have your CJ3...

Here's an idea for you Dick.

Have your CJ3 valued. RFDS in Qld is looking for a jet, so donate your CJ3 to this iconic Australian charity, and claim the valuation as a tax deduction. I'm sure...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Feb 2016, 06:10
Replies: 1
Views: 1,034
Posted By Al Fentanyl

Helicopter Emergency Landing?

Word is that Miles aerodrome (YMLS) was closed two nights ago due to a Careflight helicopter having an engine failure, conducting an emergency run-on landing at Miles, then immobilised on the runway....
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Nov 2014, 12:10
Replies: 12
Views: 4,108
Posted By Al Fentanyl

Some Australian HEMS incidents from the ATSB...

Some Australian HEMS incidents from the ATSB database.

ATSB occurrence number 198702454
25 December 1987 near Mt Barrington NSW a HEMS crewman is injured by a stretcher during winching when it...
25th Apr 2014, 04:14
Replies: 77
Views: 17,704
Posted By Al Fentanyl

There is a significant difference in operating...

There is a significant difference in operating costs - the B200 is LESS. PC12 is maintenance intensive. The B200C has a hydraulic cargo door that is no harder to operate than the PC12. The B200...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jan 2014, 10:06
Replies: 32
Views: 7,305
Posted By Al Fentanyl

Exascot - I was actually going to cite that...

Exascot - I was actually going to cite that example but was unsure of how it would be viewed in the UK - but AFAIK you are absolutely correct!
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jan 2014, 09:39
Replies: 32
Views: 7,305
Posted By Al Fentanyl

Homunculus - the definitive tx for the AIRWAY may...

Homunculus - the definitive tx for the AIRWAY may be anaesthesia & ETI, but the definitive care for the INJURY was the hospital & neurosurgeon.

Fly911 - yes, airway management is possible in...
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