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Forum: Rotorheads
28th Sep 2019, 09:52
Replies: 8
Views: 4,361
Posted By Rotorbee

Well, the article says, it hit a heavy steel...

Well, the article says, it hit a heavy steel cable. On the picture you see that the top cable is still under tension and therefore probably not broken. Anyway, top cables today - well here where I...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Sep 2019, 05:59
Replies: 8
Views: 4,361
Posted By Rotorbee

Apache cuts powerline in Germany

Near Windelsbach in Germany a Apache ran in a powerline. It landed with quite a bit of damage nearby. Apparently its a training area for the US-Army and they quite often fly under the power line....
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Sep 2019, 07:45
Replies: 9
Views: 1,413
Posted By Rotorbee

Yup, online FIRCs work pretty well. I used them...

Yup, online FIRCs work pretty well. I used them many times and it keeps me to a certain degree up to date.
AOPA has a helicopter FIRC as has King Schools. The others are fixed wing but work, too.
I...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Aug 2019, 07:51
Replies: 38
Views: 8,901
Posted By Rotorbee

What do you think? Would not make a lot of sense...

What do you think? Would not make a lot of sense to lean to loose performance.


No, actually not, it isn't a tip at all, just a fact. Many R22s out there that live at higher altitudes are always...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Aug 2019, 07:08
Replies: 38
Views: 8,901
Posted By Rotorbee

I know quite a few helicopter pilots who are just...

I know quite a few helicopter pilots who are just afraid to fly higher than 500ft. I personally have worked my way up (yes, I am afraid of heights). Been there, done that, 14'000ft in a R22. Looking...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th May 2019, 07:57
Replies: 109
Views: 43,996
Posted By Rotorbee

It still shows no sign of an experimental...

It still shows no sign of an experimental registration. I suppose, for EASA/LBA that thing is still a drone or model aircraft, albeit a large one. Though, they can do whatever they want.
Hovering is...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th May 2019, 09:14
Replies: 5,636
Views: 3,162,151
Posted By Rotorbee

I am with Senior Pilot here. RotorBabe, you do...

I am with Senior Pilot here. RotorBabe, you do not help VF's case. Talking about discrimination is going too far.
I do not know, what the problem is between PPrune and VF. I only know, that I miss...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Feb 2019, 06:49
Replies: 5,636
Views: 3,162,151
Posted By Rotorbee

Dear gulliBell Would you mind to ask VF, if you...

Dear gulliBell
Would you mind to ask VF, if you could reveal the big secret you are hiding from us? One more hint and I track you down and ... and ... and I paint your fingernails pink ... with blue...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2019, 10:20
Replies: 5,636
Views: 3,162,151
Posted By Rotorbee

Dear mods, I think, if a helicopter pilot posts...

Dear mods,
I think, if a helicopter pilot posts pictures of his daily life on his job, including yoga, food and a lot of cool helicopter shoots, it is still about a helicopter pilots life. What...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Nov 2018, 13:35
Replies: 47
Views: 4,728
Posted By Rotorbee

Dear SASless May I remind you, that the term...

Dear SASless
May I remind you, that the term "death panels" are a invention of your own Sarah Palin, talking about a very important bill in your own country? May I also remind you, that in a famous...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Nov 2018, 07:13
Replies: 47
Views: 4,728
Posted By Rotorbee

In Switzerland we have the REGA...

In Switzerland we have the REGA (https://www.rega.ch/en/home.aspx). I pay CHF 70 for the whole family and that covers helicopter rescue in Switzerland and repatriation by either airline or their own...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Sep 2018, 05:42
Replies: 5,636
Views: 3,162,151
Posted By Rotorbee

Hi VF, I never said it was at TR failure, I just...

Hi VF, I never said it was at TR failure, I just said that they train like crazy for it. As soon it starts spinning they chop the throttle. Regardless what caused the trouble. And from that height,...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Sep 2018, 10:29
Replies: 5,636
Views: 3,162,151
Posted By Rotorbee

I don't know, but watching the last second before...

I don't know, but watching the last second before impact, I think the pilot pulled quite a bit collective ... at least what was left, because he fell from almost HOGE hight. The sound also shows,...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jul 2018, 14:29
Replies: 17
Views: 3,880
Posted By Rotorbee

Not Bernese, that one one can learn, it's...

Not Bernese, that one one can learn, it's "Walliserdiitsch". Takes years and years of study and you will never speak it right ... or understand it right.
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jul 2018, 08:35
Replies: 17
Views: 3,880
Posted By Rotorbee

Don‘t bet on it.

Don‘t bet on it.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jul 2018, 08:07
Replies: 201
Views: 26,009
Posted By Rotorbee

So ... you know the guy? Ag turn? I thought we...

So ... you know the guy?
Ag turn? I thought we agreed on wing over?
I am absolutely sure, that this is a normal workday for that pilot. No doubt about it, but the region does not ask for this kind...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jul 2018, 16:41
Replies: 201
Views: 26,009
Posted By Rotorbee

I am with aheoe26104. I think I know, which...

I am with aheoe26104. I think I know, which company it is and if this is true, they are neither test pilots nor military trained for such manoeuvres. They are just very high time pilots, who probably...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jul 2018, 09:20
Replies: 75
Views: 20,698
Posted By Rotorbee

I chatted once with Rainer Wilke (the one who...

I chatted once with Rainer Wilke (the one who trained Chuck Aaron and Aaron Fitzgerald) and he said too, that the Flying Bulls BO105 are pretty much standard and the only civil helicopters certified...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jul 2018, 13:27
Replies: 201
Views: 26,009
Posted By Rotorbee

@Crab: We all know, what you have done as a...

@Crab: We all know, what you have done as a pilot. Quite impressive certainly, (that last sentence in that other post wasn't meant to you BTW).
If you have done it legally, why do you give the...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jul 2018, 07:54
Replies: 201
Views: 26,009
Posted By Rotorbee

It was It wasn't and G load isn't the only...

It was

It wasn't and G load isn't the only limiting factor.

Well, yes and rightfully so, because too many people die doing "fun" stuff with toys which are not intended for "fun" stuff.
@CRAB...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jul 2018, 06:41
Replies: 201
Views: 26,009
Posted By Rotorbee

Banks over 60? Check Pitch attitude over 30?...

Banks over 60? Check
Pitch attitude over 30? Check
"Aerobatic flight means an intentional maneuver involving an abrupt change in an aircraft's attitude, an abnormal attitude, or abnormal...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jun 2018, 07:55
Replies: 2
Views: 2,228
Posted By Rotorbee

Unfortunately the 54 years old pilot died in the...

Unfortunately the 54 years old pilot died in the accident.
My condolences to the family and friends.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th May 2018, 09:09
Replies: 1,508
Views: 1,579,895
Posted By Rotorbee

What is "basic econimics" for you? Who else...

What is "basic econimics" for you? Who else should he target?
Economics happen to be not very scientific and a lot of guesswork. It worked out for Robinson, but not as he expected. It did not work...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd May 2018, 07:57
Replies: 1,508
Views: 1,579,895
Posted By Rotorbee

Neither do those low time instructors who teach...

Neither do those low time instructors who teach on a Cabri or the 300.

I don't think that there are many R22 fanatics out there. Most of us are aware of the shortcomings of Franks ships. The...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st May 2018, 10:55
Replies: 16
Views: 3,666
Posted By Rotorbee

Ups, my bad.

Ups, my bad.
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