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Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2018, 09:55
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

So what percentage do you think the manufacturer...

So what percentage do you think the manufacturer allows for unapproved aerobatic manoeuvres then ?
is it fine if the pilot just does this once a month ? Once a week or every day ? By the time the...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jul 2018, 21:59
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

Crab , you say that happened with many...

Crab , you say


that happened with many military helicopters as their use and hours matured, they were being used for military sortie profiles and not civilian ones

then the next moment you...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jul 2018, 15:03
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

well there you have it TC . The “ owner” pays...

well there you have it TC . The “ owner” pays the “ bills” !!!!
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jul 2018, 07:10
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

Crab ... I think you are purposefully missing the...

Crab ... I think you are purposefully missing the point most are making . They are not saying he overstressed the aircraft or that he should have it grounded !!!! You have set your stall out...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jul 2018, 21:21
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

Beautifully back tracked manoeuvre Crab !!!

Beautifully back tracked manoeuvre Crab !!!
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jul 2018, 22:34
Replies: 20
Views: 3,623
Posted By nigelh

I used to fly into Vanguard regularly and never...

I used to fly into Vanguard regularly and never considered it to be in a congested area or have any other problems getting in and out !!!! I was unaware that some “ expert” had no decreed it to be...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jul 2018, 06:55
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

When you have to rely on AnFI for support you...

When you have to rely on AnFI for support you know you must be on a dicey wicket !!!
I really think this is done to death now .... i think we all agree the manoeuvre was not in itself dangerous, but...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jul 2018, 12:28
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

That is not the reason . The reason you do not...

That is not the reason . The reason you do not do high g turns to the right is because that is the direction of roll if you over cook it and get jack stall which can make you go inverted . ( Not...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jul 2018, 16:48
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

Crab ... the point is this isn’t a military...

Crab ... the point is this isn’t a military exercise.
and come on , you know you do bang on a bit about mil flying ! Just remember that most pilots do not get the sort of training to do extreme...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jul 2018, 11:51
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

Crab ... you said Nigel - it is quite...

Crab ... you said
Nigel - it is quite acceptable to go past 90 degree AoB on a well flown wingover
so you are saying that effective inverted flight is acceptable? Up against a cliff face picking up...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jul 2018, 19:47
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

I think we are already there with that...

I think we are already there with that conclusion......
all we are saying is that the particular manoeuvre was done in an inappropriate environment! ie against a cliff face with limited exit routes...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jul 2018, 18:06
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

Well Jelly .... you taught me that manoeuvre but...

Well Jelly .... you taught me that manoeuvre but with the caveat ... NEVER in a teetering head and then only when no cameras around !!!!
ps . My 109 is for sale fresh out of annual and
CHEAP or...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jul 2018, 14:18
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

Crab .... you seem to have changed !! ...

Crab .... you seem to have changed !! Historically you have always been on the opposite side to me ... you preaching rules and caution and me a bit more gung ho !! Now even I am saying that it...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jul 2018, 21:33
Replies: 75
Views: 8,070
Posted By nigelh

I think you missed MD900 at the ugly end and...

I think you missed MD900 at the ugly end and MD500
at the pretty end . I would happily swap my 109 for an old 500 !
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jul 2018, 11:40
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

Give the pilot the benefit of the doubt re camera...

Give the pilot the benefit of the doubt re camera angles ....also agree it is v unlikely to be jack stall as he looks v light . I think we all need to be aware that when people video you wazzing...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jul 2018, 07:33
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

crab ..If it is no big deal then show me videos...

crab ..If it is no big deal then show me videos of someone doing one ! Even Dennis doesn’t get anywhere near that inverted in his display. No one is disputing that you can fly inverted with no...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jul 2018, 20:53
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

Bhutan / Crab ..... you may be right but it...

Bhutan / Crab ..... you may be right but it looked to me like an abrupt climb and roll which is what would’ve happened in jack stall .....also it looked to me to go fully inverted which is not a wing...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jul 2018, 13:51
Replies: 75
Views: 8,070
Posted By nigelh

Well said Ned !!!!! I am so bored of people who...

Well said Ned !!!!! I am so bored of people who have no vested interest bang on about looks ..... it is a work horse and it appears , so far , to be a very effective and cheap one . ( apart from...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jul 2018, 07:34
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

Errr Crab .... where would you ever be taught...

Errr Crab .... where would you ever be taught this manoeuvre??!! It was not a wing over , or a torque turn but I think it was an inadvertent jack stall roll to the right which ended fully inverted...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jul 2018, 06:58
Replies: 177
Views: 17,242
Posted By nigelh

I don’t think it was intended . You never do...

I don’t think it was intended . You never do climbing high g turns to the right in a squirrel ... everyone knows that !!
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jun 2018, 14:02
Replies: 695
Views: 416,835
Posted By nigelh

So now we have an operator regularly lifting...

So now we have an operator regularly lifting 800kg on the hook and flying in the green ......... even more hat eating to be done !!!
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jun 2018, 13:58
Replies: 75
Views: 8,070
Posted By nigelh

That is really impressive and no cheating with...

That is really impressive and no cheating with the gauges ...!!!
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jun 2018, 00:10
Replies: 75
Views: 8,070
Posted By nigelh

Hi Ned , how much are they usually lifting with...

Hi Ned ,
how much are they usually lifting with the 505 and how are they liking it ?
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jun 2018, 22:59
Replies: 12
Views: 2,034
Posted By nigelh

Quite right . You passed the test !

Quite right . You passed the test !
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jun 2018, 22:51
Replies: 12
Views: 2,034
Posted By nigelh

Quite right . You passed the test !

Quite right . You passed the test !
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