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Forum: Rotorheads
21st Apr 2017, 05:17
Replies: 1,864
Views: 1,103,745
Posted By sunnywa

Night overwater SAR is a two pilot plus two crew...

Night overwater SAR is a two pilot plus two crew job in Aust. Overland can be 1 pilot spifr.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Apr 2017, 03:25
Replies: 1,864
Views: 1,103,745
Posted By sunnywa

For what it is worth, I believe Goffers is more...

For what it is worth, I believe Goffers is more correct in the crew set up. In our SAR Cab, the PIC is the PM(PNF) and the co-pilot is the pilot flying. However, in reality using the 4 axis...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Apr 2017, 10:44
Replies: 1,864
Views: 1,103,745
Posted By sunnywa

212 Man My reading of the transcript is that...

212 Man

My reading of the transcript is that the PF (PIC) was giving directions to the PM to first select Hdg mode (assume they were in Nav mode tracking DTO BLKMO) then never got around to...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Apr 2017, 03:50
Replies: 1,864
Views: 1,103,745
Posted By sunnywa

I have been following this thread and have learnt...

I have been following this thread and have learnt a lot about radar theory and EGPWS use, so I thank you fellow pilots out there for teaching me some new tricks. If I can maybe raise a few points ( I...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Mar 2017, 09:39
Replies: 1,864
Views: 1,103,745
Posted By sunnywa

Did the S92 in question have systems to...

Did the S92 in question have systems to automatically deploy both the floats and ELT in the advert of entering the water? My apoligies if this has been asked previously.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Apr 2014, 09:23
Replies: 878
Views: 400,474
Posted By sunnywa

Just a general question about the AW139 and its...

Just a general question about the AW139 and its autopilot. If you were going to do an IF departure which required a vertical climb (just say you were going to go from zero vis as in this case), does...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Dec 2013, 04:37
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,702
Posted By sunnywa

Thanks AnFI

Thanks AnFI
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Dec 2013, 04:10
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,702
Posted By sunnywa

Please excuse my ignorance, but FMEA?

Please excuse my ignorance, but FMEA?
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Dec 2013, 02:24
Replies: 71
Views: 24,604
Posted By sunnywa

16 persons picked up in a 365. Makes (min) of 18...

16 persons picked up in a 365. Makes (min) of 18 on board. Like to see that!
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2013, 09:54
Replies: 541
Views: 59,524
Posted By sunnywa

When I was a QFI at the (then) ADF Helo School in...

When I was a QFI at the (then) ADF Helo School in Canberra, we used to teach the students combinations of cyclic and collective movements to enter auto dependent on the circumstances, and each to an...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Nov 2013, 11:57
Replies: 17
Views: 3,550
Posted By sunnywa

The new regulations are Part 133 (passenger...

The new regulations are Part 133 (passenger carrying operations) and Part 138 (Aerial Work Operations). No such thing as charter anymore under the new rules. EMS are looking at being placed under the...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jun 2013, 03:36
Replies: 128
Views: 59,184
Posted By sunnywa

From what Arcal 76 has mentioned in his post, NVG...

From what Arcal 76 has mentioned in his post, NVG was ruled out due to cost. What management always fails to understand that 'affordable safety' is a nice phrase, but one accident that could...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th May 2013, 16:59
Replies: 88
Views: 22,294
Posted By sunnywa

To the helo driver, IMHO a great job to quickly...

To the helo driver, IMHO a great job to quickly get in and out safely to drop the doc to a patient who was in an unknown state. :D Minimum time in danger zone.
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Mar 2012, 06:21
Replies: 17
Views: 3,086
Posted By sunnywa

Hello, In OZ, the CIR (IRR) requires you to...

Hello,

In OZ, the CIR (IRR) requires you to hand fly one approach in the test. Doesn't say which one, just one so could be ILS, VOR, NDB or GNSS. I personally think the CIR is okay as it...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Dec 2010, 03:00
Replies: 10
Views: 2,734
Posted By sunnywa

I predict the following for the year: It...

I predict the following for the year:

It will be 365 days long,
The D for who becomes the SAR provider for the UK will not be sorted out yet,
The D for who becomes the SAR provider for the UK...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Dec 2010, 13:10
Replies: 31
Views: 6,228
Posted By sunnywa

Police Helos in Oz all have winches (in addition...

Police Helos in Oz all have winches (in addition to all the Police equipment) and crews who are trained to use them. No biggie really, just need to pay for the winch ($200,000 for a Goodrich), and...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Dec 2010, 12:11
Replies: 124
Views: 44,916
Posted By sunnywa

It will be interesting to see how this goes in...

It will be interesting to see how this goes in the future. Good luck EC and I hope it goes well (now about the level of suppport EC will give it......:cool:)

Senior Pilot, it was very instructive...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Oct 2010, 12:34
Replies: 104
Views: 26,635
Posted By sunnywa

MZ, Eurocopter make mounts that go on the...

MZ,

Eurocopter make mounts that go on the sides of the 365 just behind the pilots and co-pilots doors. To these you attach your gadgets. There are also a lot of other mounting systems out there...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2010, 13:09
Replies: 177
Views: 30,252
Posted By sunnywa

From a republican Aussie, well done William Wales...

From a republican Aussie, well done William Wales for graduating a demanding course and I hope you get to spend a few years doing the job for real without the hassle of royal duties.

Good luck,...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2010, 12:28
Replies: 6
Views: 2,152
Posted By sunnywa

Thanks for putting it on John. Nothing beats a...

Thanks for putting it on John. Nothing beats a dusk patrol over Cottlesloe beach, especially if there are white pointers around.:ok:
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Aug 2010, 03:40
Replies: 30
Views: 6,146
Posted By sunnywa

From my time on AS350's, VFR was the string (more...

From my time on AS350's, VFR was the string (more efficient, less drag), IFR the ball (and accept the non streamlined flight).

The most important question is the one was why the 6"piece of red...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Aug 2010, 03:30
Replies: 32
Views: 6,098
Posted By sunnywa

Noting all the comments about pilots being...

Noting all the comments about pilots being commodities (mostly all true), the fact is now the pilots are highly trained (ATPLs multi IFR etc) operators that don't grow on trees. They are not easily...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jul 2010, 02:43
Replies: 45
Views: 24,964
Posted By sunnywa

For me, the perfect machine, apart from not being...

For me, the perfect machine, apart from not being able to get one now. Bugger.......................:(:(
Forum: Rotorheads
11th May 2010, 13:32
Replies: 3
Views: 1,364
Posted By sunnywa

I once read an article on the LAPD where they...

I once read an article on the LAPD where they described how they operate their helos and how they mix with the media and ATC. It basically went like this (but it may have changed or the article could...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Apr 2010, 12:17
Replies: 32
Views: 5,092
Posted By sunnywa

I love PPrune. Nothing like facts get in the way...

I love PPrune. Nothing like facts get in the way of a good slagging match. From reading these posts, I don't know (but maybe I am a bit thick) what the circumstances were of the incident. The crew...
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