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Forum: Rotorheads
31st Mar 2017, 18:02
Replies: 432
Views: 175,172
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

"Aviation in itself is not inherently dangerous....

"Aviation in itself is not inherently dangerous. But to an even greater degree
than the sea, it is terribly unforgiving of any carelessness, incapacity or neglect."

— Captain A. G. Lamplugh,...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2017, 20:52
Replies: 1,867
Views: 1,112,165
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

I have to say that I agree with pumaboy &...

I have to say that I agree with pumaboy & Red5ive, time is of the essence here. Must be horrible & frustrating for the families waiting so long for the remaining 2 crewman to be found for closure &...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Mar 2017, 20:45
Replies: 432
Views: 175,172
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

My thoughts exactly ND.. You would think they...

My thoughts exactly ND.. You would think they could get it right in this modern age.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2017, 15:05
Replies: 1,867
Views: 1,112,165
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

If the crew were letting down to Blackrock to get...

If the crew were letting down to Blackrock to get visual underneath then the track they took seems reasonable for a straight in approach into wind (based on the info from the map from a previous...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th May 2016, 09:40
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,467,384
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

roundwego, loving your comments! :) so true...

roundwego, loving your comments! :) so true though. It seems to happen to me 9 times out of 10 at a restaurant/cafe. Quick fix folding a napkin & putting it under the affected leg & works every time!...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st May 2016, 12:24
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,467,384
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

I'm sure he meant April instead of March Mitchaa!...

I'm sure he meant April instead of March Mitchaa! easily done...:ugh:

Special 25, I can't see the 225 flying again certainly not in the North Sea. Confidence is certainly at rock bottom & it took...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2013, 08:00
Replies: 2,479
Views: 746,256
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

AS332L2 Ditching off Shetland: 23rd August 2013

C53204,

The following statement which you said;

"do passengers on aircraft consider pilots to be less well trained - yes".

Where did you get this info from? I find it hard to believe &...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Aug 2013, 09:55
Replies: 2,479
Views: 746,256
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

AS332L2 Ditching off Shetland: 23rd August 2013

"Reduction in airspeed accompanied by an increased rate of descent" that is interesting. Could that indicate vortex ring state?
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Aug 2013, 08:49
Replies: 2,479
Views: 746,256
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

AS332L2 Ditching off Shetland: 23rd August 2013

Both pilots are able to speak & have been since it happened. Ones at home & the other is still recovering from back injuries - not a broken back.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Aug 2013, 22:31
Replies: 2,479
Views: 746,256
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

AS332L2 Ditching off Shetland: 23rd August 2013

Bravo73,

True but the immersion suit must be worn if your planning to come back from a flight within 2hours before local night so it would have been touch & go really.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Aug 2013, 22:21
Replies: 2,479
Views: 746,256
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

AS332L2 Ditching off Shetland: 23rd August 2013

The aircraft was inbound to Sumburgh from the North Alwyn. I believe they were doing the localizer approach to Rwy 09 & had just been transferred to tower when the incident happened with no time for...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2009, 12:19
Replies: 74
Views: 34,759
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

I do agree that a controlled landing onto a...

I do agree that a controlled landing onto a helideck would make more sense bearing in mind they were so close to it but we don't yet know the circumstances. Whatever the reason the crew did really...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Nov 2009, 12:38
Replies: 64
Views: 20,536
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

I agree HC, It does seem to be happening on a...

I agree HC, It does seem to be happening on a particular airframe every time. (certainly in our company). At least we can rule out the fact that it's a "north sea problem only".

I currently fly...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Apr 2009, 20:42
Replies: 8
Views: 2,680
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

We were coming back from an offshore trip & was...

We were coming back from an offshore trip & was listening to the radio transmissions on the other box. The cessna pilot certainly did well to keep calm especially as he got to above 5000 feet & fuel...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Mar 2009, 10:06
Replies: 1,141
Views: 303,501
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

Has anyone heard any information on the sole...

Has anyone heard any information on the sole survivor (robert decker) & whether or not he has spoken?

regards,

BM
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2009, 15:06
Replies: 1,141
Views: 303,501
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

It is certainly not a good time for aviation just...

It is certainly not a good time for aviation just now. Certainly since the beginning of the year until now. :(

I first found out of this accident around 45 minutes after it happened as a friend...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Aug 2008, 22:06
Replies: 22
Views: 5,335
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

Northern Star, Yes you are right, the...

Northern Star,

Yes you are right, the allowances for bond certainly (don't know for sure about the others) are a lot better per day compared to scatsta - In the region of double I believe.

With...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Sep 2007, 19:24
Replies: 32
Views: 4,334
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

I've been a member of balpa for some time now &...

I've been a member of balpa for some time now & was wondering if there were any other unions out there & cheaper! I know that you can claim tax relief but I'm interested primarily for legal cover.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Apr 2007, 15:26
Replies: 44
Views: 7,284
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

Heli-Ice, the point here is that the north sea...

Heli-Ice, the point here is that the north sea is a completely different flying environment added to the fact we are on a different lattitude compared to you guys on the other side of the atlantic....
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Apr 2007, 14:34
Replies: 15
Views: 1,850
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

332M, I think you will find that no matter what...

332M, I think you will find that no matter what type of aircraft you fly commercially in the north sea, you do not need an atpl :ugh: (unless your captain of the aircraft of course!)

Regards,
...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Mar 2007, 22:49
Replies: 17
Views: 3,549
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

Certainly true, If the pilot had uses more...

Certainly true, If the pilot had uses more "common sense" by taking off in an open area clear of obstructions, hanger etc this would'nt have happened.

I agree with doublesix, I would not want to...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Mar 2007, 11:02
Replies: 13
Views: 2,393
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

I must admit, not seen that anywhere else before!...

I must admit, not seen that anywhere else before! Nevertheless, its a brilliant idea. :)

Why can't all operators at airports around the world have a webcam like that?? Mind you, for some it...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Mar 2007, 10:43
Replies: 66
Views: 15,800
Posted By Beaucoup Movement

Eh101

I understand that the EH101 would have been a great aircraft to operate commercially in the north sea if it had'nt been for the fact that it was too expensive to run!! :ugh: 3 engines! plus an...
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