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Forum: Rotorheads
27th May 2018, 19:12
Replies: 3
Views: 1,896
Posted By Helinut

I think you will find the UK CAA won't let them...

I think you will find the UK CAA won't let them get involved in heles. If you really wanted to, you can own/fly one of the versions of the Rotorway that are approved by the CAA. They don't have C of...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th May 2018, 16:38
Replies: 30
Views: 5,822
Posted By Helinut

A bit of background here from a retired Helinut...

A bit of background here from a retired Helinut who lives locally at present. The council run this airfield at a thumping loss. Because of the limited traffic, the lack of people, the inflexible CAA...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Dec 2017, 10:49
Replies: 270
Views: 180,616
Posted By Helinut

Memorial Service for Mike

I was very sad to hear of this accident and in particular Mike’s involvement. I have spent many hours flying in the WAP local training area. It was always a hot spot: eyes on stalks as much as you...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Sep 2015, 09:41
Replies: 47
Views: 11,100
Posted By Helinut

In the argument that occasionally occurs on this...

In the argument that occasionally occurs on this thread about the 902 v something else, I think it might be worth considering that the needs of the LAA are different from other county-covering (some...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jul 2015, 08:43
Replies: 9
Views: 2,857
Posted By Helinut

That link did not work for me... Searching for...

That link did not work for me... Searching for one that does.

The AIS website said it was not recognised. This one did work. It looks very similar
...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Feb 2015, 14:13
Replies: 36
Views: 18,859
Posted By Helinut

As you know BS, I am based at EGFE these days. ...

As you know BS, I am based at EGFE these days.

At weekends the radio is manned by the flying school and training and private flying goes on. I believe Jet A1 is available, but getting it to your...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jan 2015, 16:24
Replies: 36
Views: 18,859
Posted By Helinut

Not wishing to extend the thread creep, but...

Not wishing to extend the thread creep, but Haverfordwest IS open at weekends. It is just NOT licensed.

Going back to Cardiff, my experience was that it was quite useful for those who used it....
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jan 2015, 14:05
Replies: 3
Views: 3,346
Posted By Helinut

Happy New Year, BS!

Happy New Year, BS!
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Dec 2014, 14:12
Replies: 318
Views: 157,150
Posted By Helinut

Thank You Paco! I have been looking for one of...

Thank You Paco! I have been looking for one of those for a while..... :)
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Dec 2014, 14:01
Replies: 3
Views: 3,931
Posted By Helinut

Thank you to the both of you........... :)

Thank you to the both of you........... :)
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jan 2014, 13:57
Replies: 12
Views: 2,852
Posted By Helinut

Originally JIGSAW referred to an "all singing all...

Originally JIGSAW referred to an "all singing all dancing" SAR setup which BP developed for their offshore installations on a risk basis. It included "dedicated SAR helicopters" and "special" SAR...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jul 2013, 19:08
Replies: 256
Views: 90,547
Posted By Helinut

Very dubious. I always get an uncomfortable...

Very dubious. I always get an uncomfortable feeling when stuff gets single-sourced. It usually ends in tears, or worse.

No doubt if asked, NPAS would say "it will improve efficiency and...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jul 2013, 20:53
Replies: 22
Views: 2,207
Posted By Helinut

Just a word of caution here. The rules do vary...

Just a word of caution here. The rules do vary with the aviation authority. I remember a pre_JAA discussion where the USA pilots suggested 3 pilota might be able to log PIC time, in the right...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jun 2013, 22:43
Replies: 5
Views: 2,225
Posted By Helinut

Pitts Extra is correct. Each country in Europe...

Pitts Extra is correct. Each country in Europe does its own thing, and so far, EASA ignores them. Gyro licences are not transferable between countries. Gyros are banned in some countries.

Gyros...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th May 2013, 19:52
Replies: 10
Views: 2,841
Posted By Helinut

VG, it all depends on what happened and you...

VG,

it all depends on what happened and you cannot really tell that without X-Ray vision. The correct answer has to be to follow the manufacturer's advice. To do otherwise would be to risk all...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd May 2013, 12:13
Replies: 1,480
Views: 1,539,437
Posted By Helinut

Has anyone started to do aerial...

Has anyone started to do aerial photography/filming with the G2? My experience with 2 seat Heles (mainly the R22) was that they were not really suitable/good for this role. The G2 could be...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st May 2013, 13:05
Replies: 1,494
Views: 415,459
Posted By Helinut

In the UK, the CAA can no longer issue ADs: now...

In the UK, the CAA can no longer issue ADs: now down to EASA. Of course, the primary source for USA manufactured aircraft would normally be the FAA. It is early days yet, but EASA may have a...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Apr 2013, 13:46
Replies: 15
Views: 2,898
Posted By Helinut

I should be able to make 2nd May at Staverton

I should be able to make 2nd May at Staverton
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Apr 2013, 15:06
Replies: 313
Views: 49,604
Posted By Helinut

Had a quick look at that Fly-in-Spain website....

Had a quick look at that Fly-in-Spain website. The vacancy and indeed most of the training seemed to be fixed wing, as far as I could see.
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2013, 18:15
Replies: 17
Views: 3,177
Posted By Helinut

I suggest that the CAA are now pretty irrelevant....

I suggest that the CAA are now pretty irrelevant. They are pretty close to being just a district office for EASA - an extremely imposing, expensive and overstaffed district office, but a district...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Apr 2013, 17:03
Replies: 24
Views: 16,244
Posted By Helinut

I suspect that strictly that should be European...

I suspect that strictly that should be European rather than British, but whatever Egypt is not close enough
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Apr 2013, 21:52
Replies: 41
Views: 17,583
Posted By Helinut

The Skydemon app on the iPad is very impressive....

The Skydemon app on the iPad is very impressive. I have dropped some of the competition to make it my default "carry with me".
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2013, 23:12
Replies: 2,790
Views: 811,594
Posted By Helinut

TUPE is certainly a minefield. I have been...

TUPE is certainly a minefield. I have been peripherally involved in another arena.

I certainly think that if anyone wanted to argue it, there would be a good chance of rejecting the application of...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2013, 16:24
Replies: 23
Views: 3,356
Posted By Helinut

The arrangement ST mentions used to be used when...

The arrangement ST mentions used to be used when no one from the CAA was rated on the type.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2013, 18:26
Replies: 2,790
Views: 811,594
Posted By Helinut

Sounds like the modern way with most things - a...

Sounds like the modern way with most things - a vast explosion of middle managers who spend their time justifying themselves to each other. In the end it takes so long for something really important...
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