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Forum: Rotorheads
24th May 2020, 16:49
Replies: 19
Views: 4,797
Posted By [email protected]

And in the same vein - Gimlet - a small, boring...

And in the same vein - Gimlet - a small, boring tool and Thrush (i'll leave you to remember that one:))
Forum: Rotorheads
24th May 2020, 08:40
Replies: 587
Views: 256,160
Posted By [email protected]

Democritus - that is the same rad alt as Wessex 2...

Democritus - that is the same rad alt as Wessex 2 so I don't know where the traffic light one came from.

Georg1na - saying we needed a countdown to a sports afternoon is like saying the Navy need...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th May 2020, 08:37
Replies: 19
Views: 4,797
Posted By [email protected]

People can be cruel with callsigns - there was a...

People can be cruel with callsigns - there was a chap in the RAF many years ago who had a slight stammer and struggled with words beginning with F - he was given the callsign of 44Foxtrot on the Tac...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd May 2020, 14:59
Replies: 587
Views: 256,160
Posted By [email protected]

Georgina - no pictures unfortunately, from memory...

Georgina - no pictures unfortunately, from memory the scale only went to 500' and it had a traffic light arrangement on the top of the coaming,

The normal HC 2 rad alt was very good.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd May 2020, 13:08
Replies: 587
Views: 256,160
Posted By [email protected]

Ivan C-T - top chap, did my pre A2 workup with...

Ivan C-T - top chap, did my pre A2 workup with him:ok:

We had some ex-RN Mk 5s in Cyprus that had been part-converted to HC 2 standard but retained the horrible traffic light rad-alt and (very...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st May 2020, 05:35
Replies: 116
Views: 41,144
Posted By [email protected]

The management of Survival Flight should be in...

The management of Survival Flight should be in court and, very shortly afterwards, in jail.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th May 2020, 05:31
Replies: 116
Views: 41,144
Posted By [email protected]

Maybe 'Survival Flight' should change their...

Maybe 'Survival Flight' should change their name:ugh:
Forum: Rotorheads
20th May 2020, 05:28
Replies: 71
Views: 27,165
Posted By [email protected]

Yes, and coupled with a single-channel analogue...

Yes, and coupled with a single-channel analogue AFCS, it always made for exciting IMC or night SAR letdowns to the hover in glassy conditions. So much easier now with inertial/GPS systems.

We...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th May 2020, 12:44
Replies: 44
Views: 8,892
Posted By [email protected]

You would think that a company capable of...

You would think that a company capable of producing a product which sits in a unique position in the market would be smart enough not to p*ss off it's customers by producing a sub-standard paint job...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th May 2020, 10:07
Replies: 71
Views: 27,165
Posted By [email protected]

Droop Snoot - at the very least they should have...

Droop Snoot - at the very least they should have had the rad alt audio warning set at a no-go below height to stop them flying into the sea.

Ideally for a low level flypast over a smooth sea they...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th May 2020, 11:49
Replies: 37
Views: 4,859
Posted By [email protected]

I guess that very much depends on the quality of...

I guess that very much depends on the quality of your crewman - if they are any good they will tell you before the bucket gets snagged and help you manoeuvre to prevent it happening in the first...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th May 2020, 14:10
Replies: 44
Views: 8,892
Posted By [email protected]

I'd be more worried about the ability to maintain...

I'd be more worried about the ability to maintain RRPM in autorotation with all that extra profile drag!
Forum: Rotorheads
15th May 2020, 05:45
Replies: 37
Views: 4,859
Posted By [email protected]

Some pretty harsh criticism here of an outfit...

Some pretty harsh criticism here of an outfit that are introducing a new capability - frankly it's a good idea to start super safe and then modify the SOPs as you gain experience.

How much would...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th May 2020, 05:27
Replies: 41
Views: 14,913
Posted By [email protected]

Interesting that there is still reference to...

Interesting that there is still reference to vortex ring being the same as settling with power and a mix of recovery techniques, one of which is the Vuichard one in all but name. No wonder pilots...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th May 2020, 17:35
Replies: 7
Views: 1,634
Posted By [email protected]

A bit of cut and paste by the AAIB as they have...

A bit of cut and paste by the AAIB as they have given the same description to both incidents - helicopter rollover at Sherburn.

2 lucky pilots - presumably the R44 student has learned to secure...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th May 2020, 19:41
Replies: 37
Views: 4,859
Posted By [email protected]

I think they will be doing plenty of looking...

I think they will be doing plenty of looking outside while they follow the crewman's verbal directions.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th May 2020, 16:35
Replies: 16
Views: 2,996
Posted By [email protected]

Absolutely - as the old saying goes 'If you think...

Absolutely - as the old saying goes 'If you think Flight Safety is expensive, try having an accident'.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th May 2020, 16:33
Replies: 71
Views: 27,165
Posted By [email protected]

If there is a vulnerability in the Flight Control...

If there is a vulnerability in the Flight Control System the proximity to the mobile RadHaz that is a warship could have been a trigger.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th May 2020, 20:52
Replies: 2,833
Views: 844,718
Posted By [email protected]

I didn't say anything about what you fly now,...

I didn't say anything about what you fly now, just what was quoted as the training hours for the contract at the beginning so calm down.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th May 2020, 11:38
Replies: 16
Views: 2,996
Posted By [email protected]

Or perhaps the 'avoidable sh1t keeps happening'...

Or perhaps the 'avoidable sh1t keeps happening' pile:{
Forum: Rotorheads
12th May 2020, 11:35
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By [email protected]

Sounds good to me Jimmy - if Ray says it is so...

Sounds good to me Jimmy - if Ray says it is so then it is so:ok:
Forum: Rotorheads
12th May 2020, 07:50
Replies: 2,833
Views: 844,718
Posted By [email protected]

Yet the training hours that were set for the...

Yet the training hours that were set for the present contract were very low compared to the Mil hours and we were regularly told we were just too expensive and a 'gold-plated solution'.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th May 2020, 07:45
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By [email protected]

The shock wave caused by the blade hitting MCrit...

The shock wave caused by the blade hitting MCrit (critical Mach Number) causes density changes in the air along with disruption to the laminar flow and resulting changes in lift and drag on the...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th May 2020, 07:42
Replies: 71
Views: 27,165
Posted By [email protected]

It will be very sad if this turns out to be...

It will be very sad if this turns out to be another 'Catterick Puma' accident caused by wazzing and zooming at low level (this time over the sea).
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2020, 21:27
Replies: 17
Views: 2,006
Posted By [email protected]

Try pince-nez I use Nooz - they allow me to look...

Try pince-nez I use Nooz - they allow me to look through goggles with naked eye (using dioptre adjustment on the rear eyepiece) but look down at a map or other document, through the glasses, this is...
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