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9th Sep 2019, 20:34
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Posted By UKpaxman

BA LGW - POS, crew change in St Lucia?

I guess the extra 25 mins to POS forces a crew change, but do they have a crew that just does the St Lucia to POS hop and back again on the return leg? That would be a cushy number, but I guess...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jul 2017, 20:27
Replies: 212
Views: 104,654
Posted By UKpaxman

Chinook?

Surely once the pax lose faith in the aircraft to the extent seen in the N Sea it's effectively finished for the scheduled work? i know the chinook was a very different aircraft to the other aircraft...
9th Sep 2015, 11:14
Replies: 741
Views: 722,032
Posted By UKpaxman

I'd like to see minimal cabin baggage implemented...

I'd like to see minimal cabin baggage implemented - you want to see how quickly 90 North Sea bears can be loaded and unloaded from a 146 with no cabin baggage when the only thing between them and the...
24th Aug 2015, 15:03
Replies: 1,087
Views: 963,963
Posted By UKpaxman

carjockey - see the recommendations from the...

carjockey - see the recommendations from the investigation into the previous accident.

All the manouvres should have been made clear to the organizers in advance of the display.


Hurricane air...
17th Feb 2015, 21:26
Replies: 6
Views: 2,418
Posted By UKpaxman

Looks like you could be right, thanks for the...

Looks like you could be right, thanks for the replies.

Jet 2 weird flights (http://forum.flightradar24.com/threads/5258-Jet-2-weird-flights)
17th Feb 2015, 20:12
Replies: 6
Views: 2,418
Posted By UKpaxman

Jet2.com - sightseeing trip?

Playing with my flightradar app last night @ 22:00 and noticed a Jet2 737 that departed Manchester, flew direct to shetland and then did a couple of figure of eights over shetland @ 33000 ft. I...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th May 2014, 20:40
Replies: 6
Views: 4,662
Posted By UKpaxman

Apparently a Black Hawk was the aircraft...

Apparently a Black Hawk was the aircraft involved.


Alastair McDonald survived Black Hawk helicopter crash in Ghana | Aberdeen & North | News...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jan 2014, 19:29
Replies: 2,513
Views: 766,821
Posted By UKpaxman

Dyce tandoori, or it was last week.. CHC's...

Dyce tandoori, or it was last week..

CHC's turn for a 332 emergency landing.

BBC News - Distress call helicopter lands safely in Shetland...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2013, 16:16
Replies: 2,513
Views: 766,821
Posted By UKpaxman

Another survivor describes how quickly the...

Another survivor describes how quickly the helicopter seemed to lose power and end up in the sea.

?I was on my last breaths when a flash of my family got me through?, says survivor |...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Aug 2013, 15:42
Replies: 2,513
Views: 766,821
Posted By UKpaxman

Mary, here's what they did only a matter of weeks...

Mary, here's what they did only a matter of weeks ago when the puma's that were grounded returned to service.


BBC News - Super Puma EC 225 returns to service after ditchings...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Aug 2013, 20:48
Replies: 2,513
Views: 766,821
Posted By UKpaxman

Fair point HC, although it was more the design...

Fair point HC, although it was more the design element I was referring to. The whole helicopter gearbox/drive shaft design issue is something that's niggled at me ever since the chinook disaster.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Aug 2013, 20:23
Replies: 2,513
Views: 766,821
Posted By UKpaxman

Thanks for the replies. I guess the point...

Thanks for the replies.

I guess the point I'm making is that I can't think of another form of civilian transport that places 100% reliance on something as complex as a gearbox with no redundancy...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Aug 2013, 19:41
Replies: 2,513
Views: 766,821
Posted By UKpaxman

Are there any helicopters that have a system to...

Are there any helicopters that have a system to slow descent in the event of a gearbox or rotor failure? Given the air industry builds redundancy into their critical systems, its always struck me...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Aug 2013, 06:36
Replies: 2,513
Views: 766,821
Posted By UKpaxman

Sky news reporting the remaining body is still in...

Sky news reporting the remaining body is still in the helicopter wreckage which has now been secured by a rescue craft - on AIS I can see a tug is in the area.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Aug 2013, 19:44
Replies: 2,513
Views: 766,821
Posted By UKpaxman

The local ferry, a cargo vessel, a Norwegian...

The local ferry, a cargo vessel, a Norwegian fishing boat and the lifeboat still appear to be combing the area - watching on AIS.
22nd Oct 2012, 16:45
Replies: 226
Views: 78,215
Posted By UKpaxman

I was on the jet2 757 from Glasgow last Tuesday,...

I was on the jet2 757 from Glasgow last Tuesday, sat in row 34, the row behind the over wing exits. The cabin steward certainly gave all the passengers sat in the exit seats very clear instructions...
31st Mar 2010, 21:24
Replies: 31
Views: 5,782
Posted By UKpaxman

goldeneaglepilot Which airstrips? ...

goldeneaglepilot


Which airstrips?

In the 40 yrs I lived there I can only remember 3 aircraft crashes - the tragic Dan Air 748 at Sumburgh, the air ambulance at Tingwall and a small private...
25th Aug 2009, 16:16
Replies: 1,676
Views: 884,521
Posted By UKpaxman

You've lost me now - are you saying that the heli...

You've lost me now - are you saying that the heli operator for Scatsta is changing?
26th May 2009, 11:15
Replies: 1,676
Views: 884,521
Posted By UKpaxman

This is my memory from Flightline days, they...

This is my memory from Flightline days, they always had a late flight scheduled which wasn't needed if things were running to routine.
8th May 2009, 10:20
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,063,586
Posted By UKpaxman

Richard, regards the runway extension. Given the...

Richard, regards the runway extension. Given the credit crunch meaning folks aren't taking foreign holidays, I believe BAA have looked hard at the holiday destination options from Aberdeen and have...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th May 2009, 20:12
Replies: 37
Views: 12,468
Posted By UKpaxman

Hats off to Airwon, there's something in my...

Hats off to Airwon, there's something in my brains logic that says you just shouldn't mix water and electricity.

From the programme it was clear that Air2 take the safety of their ops very...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th May 2009, 19:22
Replies: 37
Views: 12,468
Posted By UKpaxman

Does anyone in the UK powerwash live 500,000 volt...

Does anyone in the UK powerwash live 500,000 volt insulators using a helicopter?
Forum: Rotorheads
5th May 2009, 19:04
Replies: 37
Views: 12,468
Posted By UKpaxman

I just watched the documentary on Discovery this...

I just watched the documentary on Discovery this afternoon. I think they're all certifiable - bad enough sitting on the heli skids while working on live 500,000 volt powerlines but water washing the...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2009, 16:27
Replies: 524
Views: 209,737
Posted By UKpaxman

Latest official news from Grampian Police ...

Latest official news from Grampian Police

Current News & Appeals (http://www.grampian.police.uk/NewsItems.aspx?id=6&nid=1928&pid=30;33;13)
18th Mar 2009, 18:02
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,063,586
Posted By UKpaxman

Why would anyone wanting to breach security spend...

Why would anyone wanting to breach security spend time developing a method to hide something from security during a vehicle search when all they need to do is cut a hole in the fence and walk...
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