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Forum: Rotorheads
5th Nov 2021, 23:27
Replies: 163
Views: 42,302
Posted By handysnaks

Two labour peers is hardly worth getting your...

Two labour peers is hardly worth getting your knickers in a twist over MG, and I wouldn’t knock the left wing too much, just take a look at what the right wing are currently doing. They deserve much...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Nov 2021, 22:35
Replies: 160
Views: 123,297
Posted By handysnaks

“pretty sure SAS in the UK do type ratings too” ...

“pretty sure SAS in the UK do type ratings too”
SAS send their pilots to Sesto to do the Leonardo course.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Sep 2021, 09:24
Replies: 163
Views: 42,302
Posted By handysnaks

And even more ironically, their two forces were...

And even more ironically, their two forces were pretty much top of the list to dispense with air support if NPAS didn’t happen.
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Sep 2021, 19:04
Replies: 163
Views: 42,302
Posted By handysnaks

I am more than aware of how it worked Shy.😊 ...

I am more than aware of how it worked Shy.😊
There were a number of forces who participated in consortia air units, who were quite clear that once the austerity cuts kicked in, their participation in...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Sep 2021, 09:41
Replies: 163
Views: 42,302
Posted By handysnaks

I would like to make a point on your ‘where the...

I would like to make a point on your ‘where the idea came from, which is invariably overlooked in the effort to heap scorn on NPAS and W Yorks. (and this is not an attempt to defend either...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Aug 2021, 19:14
Replies: 18
Views: 1,548
Posted By handysnaks

Part of the Conservative Party’s fascination with...

Part of the Conservative Party’s fascination with all things american. Designed to replace the ‘unaccountable and invisible PCC’s that were running policing before. A position no-one was asking for...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Aug 2021, 20:11
Replies: 72
Views: 8,962
Posted By handysnaks

Well, as you have the Irish Air Corps machine on...

Well, as you have the Irish Air Corps machine on there (not a complaint, deserves to be there), then if it has been used for general SAR, maybe it should be.
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Aug 2021, 09:28
Replies: 72
Views: 8,962
Posted By handysnaks

Ned, I think that getting one of your posters out...

Ned, I think that getting one of your posters out is like waiting to buy the very latest mobile phone. Whatever day you decide to get one, a newer, better one gets released the day after.
(Not much...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jul 2021, 13:12
Replies: 72
Views: 8,962
Posted By handysnaks

Thumbs up Nice job there Ned.

Nice job there Ned.
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jun 2021, 17:37
Replies: 163
Views: 42,302
Posted By handysnaks

PANews, Although history shows there were no...

PANews, Although history shows there were no other takers for the job of running NPAS, I believe that in the original 'Chiefs' Meeting following the decision to create NPAS there was another force...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jun 2021, 21:14
Replies: 72
Views: 8,962
Posted By handysnaks

Midlands Air Ambulance has 2 x 135’s and 1x 145 ...

Midlands Air Ambulance has 2 x 135’s and 1x 145
Welsh Air Ambulance 4 aircraft 145’s (and I think they may still have a 135)
Warwickshire and Northants A109
Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jun 2021, 17:11
Replies: 163
Views: 42,302
Posted By handysnaks

More NPAS news

So…
https://www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/policing-and-crime-news/mayor-of-west-yorkshire-seeks-a-new-future-for-the-national-police-air-service-npas/
Forum: Rotorheads
24th May 2021, 17:57
Replies: 6
Views: 1,111
Posted By handysnaks

NPAS and lots of UK Operators use Easyweigh ...

NPAS and lots of UK Operators use Easyweigh
https://www.euroavionics.com/?q=easyweigh
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Mar 2021, 23:45
Replies: 5
Views: 2,162
Posted By handysnaks

TCAA was probably carrying out a flight from...

TCAA was probably carrying out a flight from Scarborough to Hull Royal Infirmary. At the moment, due to the building work and the proximity of cranes, the main helipad at Hull is sometimes...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Mar 2021, 21:02
Replies: 12,304
Views: 1,642,392
Posted By handysnaks

It’s all they’ve got, and it keeps alive their...

It’s all they’ve got, and it keeps alive their hope that the EU collapses.
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Feb 2021, 18:07
Replies: 101
Views: 21,801
Posted By handysnaks

To find out who has shafted you, I think you...

To find out who has shafted you, I think you probably need to look to the government rather than the CAA.
Although the webpage below has been withdrawn, the replacement hyperlink leads to a dead end...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Feb 2021, 00:41
Replies: 101
Views: 21,801
Posted By handysnaks

Well, I’ve certainly no intention of hiding my...

Well, I’ve certainly no intention of hiding my ‘credentials’ but they are irrelevant to this discussion. All I’ve done is write down the facts of where we are. The potential issues have been quite...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Feb 2021, 17:09
Replies: 101
Views: 21,801
Posted By handysnaks

As the UK chose to leave EASA, surely even with...

As the UK chose to leave EASA, surely even with the most red, white and blue tinted glasses you can find, you can accept that the ‘Brexit EASA’ issue is caused by the UK?

I agree, EASA licences in...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Feb 2021, 11:37
Replies: 101
Views: 21,801
Posted By handysnaks

I think you may find it was the UK that voted to...

I think you may find it was the UK that voted to become a third country. As everyone apparently knew what they were voting for, then it follows that they knew what being a third country meant. The...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jan 2021, 12:50
Replies: 7
Views: 1,758
Posted By handysnaks

Although if you have shovelmitts for hands you...

Although if you have shovelmitts for hands you will find it a frustrating endeavour. If you have pianists hands, a lot easier.🙂
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jan 2021, 18:19
Replies: 101
Views: 21,801
Posted By handysnaks

This surely cannot be a surprise to anyone? In...

This surely cannot be a surprise to anyone?
In every pprune, facebook or twitter interaction I have seen regarding brexit. The one thing people who voted leave were united about and always keen to...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Oct 2020, 18:15
Replies: 2,609
Views: 821,920
Posted By handysnaks

But good for useless memory recall! I last...

But good for useless memory recall!
I last operated in a Lynx AH1 as a ACM(O) in early 1984, I can still remember the Lat and long we used to enter for the Apron/Dispersal at Detmold was N51565...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Sep 2020, 17:52
Replies: 150
Views: 17,413
Posted By handysnaks

Are you all going to discuss Marcus Rashford next?

Are you all going to discuss Marcus Rashford next?
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Aug 2020, 18:54
Replies: 24
Views: 6,172
Posted By handysnaks

Helimut. To approach your question in a different...

Helimut. To approach your question in a different way, why are offshore salaries so much higher than onshore.
it is my contention that we have to go back to the start of N Sea O & G anD thank our...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Aug 2020, 18:32
Replies: 47
Views: 32,119
Posted By handysnaks

I see there are still a few out there who feel...

I see there are still a few out there who feel having an I/R encourages pilots to insert themselves into cloud whether they are prepared for it or not.

I suspect they would have been the sort of...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jul 2020, 18:53
Replies: 17
Views: 3,923
Posted By handysnaks

There are two likely reasons that the gear is...

There are two likely reasons that the gear is likely to be left down.
1. The journey is short, so not worth it.
2. The maximum airspeed for lowering/raising the gear is 80 its, so if you're...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jun 2020, 15:55
Replies: 98
Views: 13,091
Posted By handysnaks

I must be remembering a different period. We...

I must be remembering a different period.
We has plenty of littering in the 70's (I can certainly remember the difference between late 60's Germany where I spent 4 years as a kid and early 70's...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th May 2020, 12:49
Replies: 6
Views: 2,205
Posted By handysnaks

Take care W. Enjoy the next 30

Take care W.
Enjoy the next 30
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Apr 2020, 11:52
Replies: 78
Views: 23,205
Posted By handysnaks

Arcal76. What do you do to mitigate the risk for...

Arcal76. What do you do to mitigate the risk for the average 5 days before any symptoms show or if any of your crews are asymptomatic?
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Mar 2020, 14:55
Replies: 33
Views: 11,583
Posted By handysnaks

😂 Very good SAS. Having proved my ineptitude...

😂 Very good SAS. Having proved my ineptitude flying one of them thar gazelles around the clouds and then confirmed that the ineptitude also carried on to the Super Puma (and various smaller but more...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Mar 2020, 13:18
Replies: 33
Views: 11,583
Posted By handysnaks

Yes. But you didn't have to worry about thinking...

Yes. But you didn't have to worry about thinking yourself around a hold, followed by a procedural precision or non-precision approach, followed by a go-around of the sort Coventry applied...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Nov 2019, 15:09
Replies: 205
Views: 136,004
Posted By handysnaks

Or cab (back in the day). I hope Flying Bull...

Or cab (back in the day).
I hope Flying Bull continues to make his points and gives DB a severe ignoring.
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Oct 2019, 12:00
Replies: 34
Views: 9,844
Posted By handysnaks

It’s a Peckersecki.

It’s a Peckersecki.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Apr 2019, 10:32
Replies: 9
Views: 2,400
Posted By handysnaks

As Boris has said. ‘**** Business’!

As Boris has said. ‘**** Business’!
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Mar 2019, 15:05
Replies: 3
Views: 1,327
Posted By handysnaks

:ok: Fantastic milestone,

:ok:
Fantastic milestone,
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