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Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jul 2020, 10:22
Replies: 8
Views: 1,741
Posted By Spunk

Thanks for the valuable information. We will look...

Thanks for the valuable information. We will look into the various products. If it works propperly, I'll let you know and will come back with some feedback.
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jul 2020, 11:33
Replies: 8
Views: 1,741
Posted By Spunk

LTE (4G/5G) antenna

Has anybody a valuable recommendation for an affordable LTE (4G/5G) downlink solution. Customer has the idea of broadcasting "live" on those social media platforms.
A quickly removable solution is...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jun 2020, 14:48
Replies: 30
Views: 8,773
Posted By Spunk

Ok, now I see where the misunderstanding takes...

Ok, now I see where the misunderstanding takes place.

Yes,the engine was cut-off and immediately after he did that he got out off the helicopter. Maybe now you get an idea at what RPM the...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jun 2020, 09:55
Replies: 30
Views: 8,773
Posted By Spunk

megan Maybe you didn't get the point I was making...

megan Maybe you didn't get the point I was making in the first place. We have a helicopter with a spinning rotor and no one on the controls. Secondly, he imbalanced the aircraft by uplifting the...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jun 2020, 18:18
Replies: 30
Views: 8,773
Posted By Spunk

B407Pilot megan I was expecting that...

B407Pilot megan


I was expecting that kind of reply soon or later. I know myself that it sure enough could have done harm to his aircraft. But, honestly, would you really have waited for his...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jun 2020, 18:31
Replies: 30
Views: 8,773
Posted By Spunk

What really upsets me...

Is there anything which really got you mad when you were watching other pilots and their obvious lack of airmanship?

Yesterday, I was just firing up our EC120 when little dumf*** in his R44 comes...
20th May 2020, 18:06
Replies: 59
Views: 21,666
Posted By Spunk

I agree. It's not an economic decission, it's a...

I agree. It's not an economic decission, it's a political decission.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th May 2020, 12:36
Replies: 77
Views: 25,941
Posted By Spunk

Over the past 15 years I've been operating...

Over the past 15 years I've been operating various types of helicopters and I have had various issues with all of the manufacturers and their representatives (Bell, RR, Airbus, Safran and Leonardo). ...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th May 2020, 10:01
Replies: 16
Views: 3,425
Posted By Spunk

True, Its not all about money. Sometimes its...

True, Its not all about money. Sometimes its about justice and about finding your inner peace by being able to draw a final line under something.
No matter how you look at it, there wont be any...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd May 2020, 19:08
Replies: 1,609
Views: 1,742,191
Posted By Spunk

... and for those who were following their...

... and for those who were following their childhood dream, never gave up no matter what hurdle they had to take, worked hard, saved every cent they earnt in whatever job they could get their hands...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Apr 2020, 13:56
Replies: 32
Views: 7,075
Posted By Spunk

And I thought this was a once in a lifetime...

And I thought this was a once in a lifetime opportunity to fly a Bell47 G and getting paid for it.:ooh:
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Mar 2020, 20:55
Replies: 252
Views: 42,762
Posted By Spunk

My personal experience with regard to the latest...

My personal experience with regard to the latest “Friday for future” demos.

1. Good for business as we got to fly for the news media on all three occasions
2. The amount of participants in those...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Feb 2020, 17:23
Replies: 8
Views: 2,154
Posted By Spunk

When I went through my CPLH training in the US it...

When I went through my CPLH training in the US it was common practice to go up to 5000 ft + and intentionally bring the aircraft into VRS up to the state where you could watch the sinkrate increase...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jan 2020, 16:54
Replies: 24
Views: 8,380
Posted By Spunk

I just hope that Kopter will remain a stand alone...

I just hope that Kopter will remain a stand alone department within the Leonardo group, so that the engineers can finish what they started and build a nice product.
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jan 2020, 19:56
Replies: 756
Views: 861,112
Posted By Spunk

Witness on Liveleak...

Witness on Liveleak (https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=sRBr3_1580137926)

https://youtu.be/28QYy8lrww8

As described by Expecting2fly

The description of the micro climate and the wx situation...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jan 2020, 18:31
Replies: 10
Views: 4,037
Posted By Spunk

That video reminds me of a Russian registered...

That video reminds me of a Russian registered EC120 which was dropped off at our Part-145 facility due for the 144 months inspection. Maintenance asked me to do the acceptance flight which was...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jan 2020, 16:10
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By Spunk

As much as I'd love to see this being a success: ...

As much as I'd love to see this being a success:

wrong location
wrong time of the year
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jan 2020, 12:35
Replies: 29
Views: 8,512
Posted By Spunk

... but the layman will understand that an...

... but the layman will understand that an (simulated) engine failure does not automatically mean that the helicopter will drop out of the sky like a rock.
It all depends on the perspective you...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jan 2020, 18:29
Replies: 29
Views: 8,512
Posted By Spunk

It’s good what it was made for: to describe the...

It’s good what it was made for: to describe the capabilities of a helicopter following an engine failure for the ignorant layman.👍
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jan 2020, 15:09
Replies: 14
Views: 3,158
Posted By Spunk

Hueyracer said it all: get rid of those expenses....

Hueyracer said it all: get rid of those expenses. Sell at least one car / one house and get something less expensive. It might not be as comfortable but it will to pay the bills.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jan 2020, 18:11
Replies: 36
Views: 10,521
Posted By Spunk

I remember a helicopter dropping a cow somewhere...

I remember a helicopter dropping a cow somewhere in Berlin a couple of years ago. It splashed big time hitting the ground. To justify the event they called it „art“.
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jan 2020, 18:29
Replies: 29
Views: 9,671
Posted By Spunk

What a disaster:}

What a disaster:}
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Nov 2019, 19:54
Replies: 14
Views: 3,897
Posted By Spunk

New NH 90 stays on ground

https://www.tagesschau.de/inland/marine-hubschrauber-101.html

Short summary:
Airbus Helicopters screwed up again. The Maintenance Manuals delivered with the first Sea Lions seem to be a bit...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Oct 2019, 18:45
Replies: 47
Views: 12,045
Posted By Spunk

For the past 25 years I’ve been operating close...

For the past 25 years I’ve been operating close to sea level. The highest I’ve been to in a helicopter (Bell407) was up to FL110 for a photo mission. Didn’t like it :=
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Oct 2019, 16:58
Replies: 30
Views: 11,189
Posted By Spunk

should be removed prior flight.

should be removed prior flight.
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Oct 2019, 18:33
Replies: 29
Views: 10,457
Posted By Spunk

I think they delivered #7000 just last week.

I think they delivered #7000 just last week.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Sep 2019, 19:56
Replies: 19
Views: 6,869
Posted By Spunk

Yeah right. The H155 really is an ageing...

Yeah right. The H155 really is an ageing helicopter compared to those MK41 Sea King and MK88 Sea Lynx the German Navy has to deal with.
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2019, 19:23
Replies: 9
Views: 1,957
Posted By Spunk

Nothing new. In the early 2000 we used to offer...

Nothing new. In the early 2000 we used to offer the so called “Sushi in the sky” scenic flights in cooperation with a local sushi restaurant. In general the helicopter stayed clean and in the end...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2019, 12:49
Replies: 9
Views: 4,460
Posted By Spunk

But only by the big HEMS companies and only based...

But only by the big HEMS companies and only based on additional requirements (medical and psychological risk assessment) or did that change?
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Aug 2019, 18:23
Replies: 43
Views: 12,052
Posted By Spunk

It says objects NOT person. A human being is not...

It says objects NOT person. A human being is not an object.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Aug 2019, 14:54
Replies: 221
Views: 84,608
Posted By Spunk

EASA AD 2014-23-16 became effective on January...

EASA AD 2014-23-16 became effective on January 9th, 2015. The blades have to be replaced within 5 years of the effective date of this AD.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Aug 2019, 14:44
Replies: 6
Views: 1,851
Posted By Spunk

Already? Well, when I joined the Navy in...

Already?

Well, when I joined the Navy in 1990 they promised us to be the first crew to be trained on the NH90 instead of the MK41 or the MK88.
Now, 29 years later , the NH90 shows up again as the...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jul 2019, 17:50
Replies: 221
Views: 84,608
Posted By Spunk

And we've been flying around with our -5 blades...

And we've been flying around with our -5 blades for a total of 2197 FH in a salty environment and are heading for the overhaul now to replace them with -7 blades. No delamination at all.
4th Jul 2019, 20:33
Replies: 41
Views: 22,257
Posted By Spunk

hueyracer I think that counts more for the FEs. ...

hueyracer I think that counts more for the FEs.
I think that in the past 10 years we had a lot of young and unexperienced FI(H) being employed by start-up flight schools sponsored by Daddy. The...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jul 2019, 20:19
Replies: 41
Views: 13,930
Posted By Spunk

I still cant believe that anybody considers a...

I still cant believe that anybody considers a helicopter pilot with a total time of 450 hours to be very experienced. Ignorance or arrogance?
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