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Forum: Rotorheads
16th Nov 2021, 18:41
Replies: 13
Views: 2,458
Posted By torqueshow

The AAIB, an embarrassment to the aviation...

The AAIB, an embarrassment to the aviation communityÖÖIím almost speechless.

If that is truly what you think then why donít you apply and your earliest convenience and do something about it? Only...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Nov 2021, 12:46
Replies: 2,021
Views: 1,216,235
Posted By torqueshow

Youíre correct in that is exactly how it is used...

Youíre correct in that is exactly how it is used during an offshore ARA. I would (cynically) say that the wording of the limitations of the Honeywell radar is more of a liability-covering legalese.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2021, 13:21
Replies: 95
Views: 14,436
Posted By torqueshow

No school hire all the people that go through...

No school hire all the people that go through their instructor courses, theyíd have more instructors than students! They may hire some, but will likely advertise hiring lots to make you pay for the...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2021, 10:02
Replies: 23
Views: 5,033
Posted By torqueshow

Which bit? The report does not mention the blade...

Which bit? The report does not mention the blade contacting the water at any point, not does it mention any further damage to the aircraft.

The second part of the sentence, thereís plenty of...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2021, 07:13
Replies: 23
Views: 5,033
Posted By torqueshow

https://www.bst-tsb.gc.ca/eng/rapports-reports/avi...

https://www.bst-tsb.gc.ca/eng/rapports-reports/aviation/2019/a19a0055/a19a0055.html

According to the actual report, the is no evidence of the blade ever having touched the water, so that statement...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Aug 2021, 16:20
Replies: 23
Views: 5,033
Posted By torqueshow

And yet this matter should never make it in front...

And yet this matter should never make it in front on a jury.

To be tried in a court where prosecution will sensationalise events for the financial gain of their clients over an event which hasnít...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Aug 2021, 15:11
Replies: 23
Views: 5,033
Posted By torqueshow

Yes but clearly all the screens went blank, so...

Yes but clearly all the screens went blank, so the pilots wouldnít have seen the big yellow flashing VRS caution that comes up in these situations.

Incredible that in this moment of panic some...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jul 2021, 22:09
Replies: 72
Views: 8,962
Posted By torqueshow

Thatís my fault, I can never tell the difference...

Thatís my fault, I can never tell the difference between an N3 and a 155, I just thought due to the pointy nose they had a new 155
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jul 2021, 21:16
Replies: 72
Views: 8,962
Posted By torqueshow

Donít know how pedantic you want to be but I...

Donít know how pedantic you want to be but I believe Great North are now operating 155s as their latest and greatest if you wanted to show the most up to date kit used by each charity.

With that...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jul 2021, 18:00
Replies: 18
Views: 3,259
Posted By torqueshow

Is there not also a charity air ambulance in...

Is there not also a charity air ambulance in Ireland now?
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jul 2021, 11:32
Replies: 15
Views: 3,022
Posted By torqueshow

Not enough being done to curb delinquent droning....

Not enough being done to curb delinquent droning. Having had an extremely close call with one at 800ft agl whilst in the cruise there was absolutely nothing I would have been able to do to take avoid...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jul 2021, 09:55
Replies: 5
Views: 1,841
Posted By torqueshow

You wonít find it in the RFM supplements as it...

You wonít find it in the RFM supplements as it doesnít cover operational guidance for different roles. The overriding guidance for performance classes when flying HEMS is in SPA.HEMS and more...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jun 2021, 12:58
Replies: 168
Views: 45,465
Posted By torqueshow

Proper understanding of automation is essential....

Proper understanding of automation is essential. Iím certainly not against the view of manually flying in IMC for the purposes of maintaining a perishable skill, however once presented with the...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jun 2021, 23:52
Replies: 38
Views: 6,556
Posted By torqueshow

For those that get to realise their potential in...

For those that get to realise their potential in aviation that might have otherwise not had the means, what a great opportunity. Whether itís thinly veiled with the company vying for government...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd May 2021, 10:13
Replies: 33
Views: 7,619
Posted By torqueshow

Short answer, the operator. But this should be...

Short answer, the operator. But this should be factored into their landing site selection, there is no exemption that absolves them from damage to property and chipping paint on cars is just as valid...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd May 2021, 19:20
Replies: 339
Views: 46,381
Posted By torqueshow

Difficult to see how the end result would have...

Difficult to see how the end result would have been different had ATC provided better flight following.
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd May 2021, 13:20
Replies: 122
Views: 31,823
Posted By torqueshow

Would any modern medium helicopter really meet...

Would any modern medium helicopter really meet the task? Modern types seem a little fragile in a lot of ways in comparison to some previous generation aircraft with software and sometimes hardware...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd May 2021, 13:05
Replies: 33
Views: 7,619
Posted By torqueshow

Any air ambulance carrying the HEMS exemptions...

Any air ambulance carrying the HEMS exemptions are exempt from a number of normal rules and regulations that a Ďnormalí aircraft might require.

They usually pick their landing sites from overhead...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Apr 2021, 16:40
Replies: 56
Views: 11,918
Posted By torqueshow

Could you elaborate on the lack of clinical...

Could you elaborate on the lack of clinical oversight of ambulance charities? Being that they are clinically governed by people that also hold clinical director positions in their local trusts. Being...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Apr 2021, 16:26
Replies: 56
Views: 11,918
Posted By torqueshow

Doctors provide more than just trauma expertise...

Doctors provide more than just trauma expertise and are required for some pre-hospital anaesthesia. And interestingly Cornwall is one of the AAs without a doctor on board and travel with 2...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Apr 2021, 12:14
Replies: 56
Views: 11,918
Posted By torqueshow

I wonder how that would work from a fundraising...

I wonder how that would work from a fundraising aspect as a charity. The money generally comes from the same donors and businesses where thereís a feeling of local pride over their countyís air...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Apr 2021, 21:06
Replies: 56
Views: 11,918
Posted By torqueshow

Devon and Wiltshire are independent. Thames...

Devon and Wiltshire are independent. Thames Valley has just advertised for a Chief Pilot position specifically mentioning a transfer to an independent AOC.

Will be interesting to see a new...
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