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Forum: Rotorheads
27th Sep 2019, 23:47
Replies: 8
Views: 3,885
Posted By fijdor

One, maybe two wires and it depends of the speed...

One, maybe two wires and it depends of the speed and angle at time of impact. Looks like 4 wires on that structure and they don't look like telephone wire sizes.

JD
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2019, 02:26
Replies: 49
Views: 11,798
Posted By fijdor

In 1981 we ran some helicopters ,Astars, B206 and...

In 1981 we ran some helicopters ,Astars, B206 and 500's (LTS 101 and C20Bs) on avgas for 5 days not knowing about it, our fuel drums were filled with avgas instead of jetB (still using jetB at the...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2019, 15:07
Replies: 15
Views: 3,719
Posted By fijdor

20 mins after shutdown the aircraft slid forward...

20 mins after shutdown the aircraft slid forward from a bigger diameter log to a smaller one just ahead of it and just the weight of the aircraft sliding down broke that log. I flew back to camp with...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Aug 2019, 23:51
Replies: 15
Views: 3,719
Posted By fijdor

Skids are tough, heli-pads are not. We never had...

Skids are tough, heli-pads are not. We never had any problems with the skids on these aircrafts but we don't go about our day's work crash landing them all day long just like any other skids equipped...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2019, 02:14
Replies: 15
Views: 3,719
Posted By fijdor

I have a 1000 hrs on the ST, all single pilot and...

I have a 1000 hrs on the ST, all single pilot and mostly on the left seat. I agree with Lingo Dan on the starts, we had problems starting the engines until they found new types of batteries (you need...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jul 2019, 14:00
Replies: 16
Views: 4,847
Posted By fijdor

Aircraft found yesterday (July 25) in dense...

Aircraft found yesterday (July 25) in dense forest, pilot and son found dead at the site.

JD
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Mar 2019, 14:30
Replies: 13
Views: 2,416
Posted By fijdor

Totally agree with this comment. this "where do...

Totally agree with this comment. this "where do you see yourself in 5 years from now" or any other not related questions to the job is useless.

JD
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Feb 2019, 00:09
Replies: 25
Views: 5,726
Posted By fijdor

Totally agree on this comment. Just spent a week...

Totally agree on this comment. Just spent a week working in an average of -38 C here in Northern Saskatchewan. Finally back up to a balmy -20C, pleasant days.

JD
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2018, 13:55
Replies: 5
Views: 1,657
Posted By fijdor

Salute to the workhorse. I have 9,148 hrs on the...

Salute to the workhorse. I have 9,148 hrs on the Huey and I am still flying it. My last landing before retirement will be in a Huey and nothing else.
Best model/version for me is the B205 with the...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Sep 2018, 17:01
Replies: 72
Views: 11,484
Posted By fijdor

I have seen days of 12 and more hours without...

I have seen days of 12 and more hours without shutdown in Canada while fighting fires, get it going at sunrise and shut it down at sunset, double crewing of course. One pilot starts the day (single...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Sep 2018, 18:43
Replies: 15
Views: 3,847
Posted By fijdor

Yep, while all the Heli-Voyageur and Trans-Quebec...

Yep, while all the Heli-Voyageur and Trans-Quebec guys were watching. lol

JD
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Aug 2018, 13:40
Replies: 27
Views: 4,819
Posted By fijdor

You are right John, but the first 2 autos,...

You are right John, but the first 2 autos, especially the first one, gave me something right at the start of my career that stayed with me till today and it is real confidence that I could deal...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Aug 2018, 02:33
Replies: 27
Views: 4,819
Posted By fijdor

#1) was with B47, I had a grand total of 25hrs. I...

#1) was with B47, I had a grand total of 25hrs. I started it and the instructor finished it. #2) Again with the same B47 I had about 80 hrs total (still on my pilot course) and was by myself and it...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Apr 2018, 14:13
Replies: 5,579
Views: 3,096,174
Posted By fijdor

Right on. JD

Right on.

JD
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Apr 2018, 17:08
Replies: 5,579
Views: 3,096,174
Posted By fijdor

Curious, what's the altitude the pic was taken at...

Curious, what's the altitude the pic was taken at in post #5006?

JD
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Mar 2018, 12:08
Replies: 807
Views: 528,744
Posted By fijdor

I have flown the 214ST regularly at 130 to 140...

I have flown the 214ST regularly at 130 to 140 KTs and THAT is a 2 bladed system helicopter. VNE if i recall is 160KTS.

JD
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Feb 2018, 16:12
Replies: 72
Views: 18,331
Posted By fijdor

Last time I have flown the B212 was about 9 years...

Last time I have flown the B212 was about 9 years ago so I am a bit rusty on the procedures. Last I flew the aircraft, I was the company training pilot on the 212 and 205 and was told and shown a new...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Feb 2018, 21:30
Replies: 807
Views: 528,744
Posted By fijdor

Actually, the 407 IS short on range up here in...

Actually, the 407 IS short on range up here in Canada. Fuel can be far apart in a lot of places here.

JD
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Feb 2018, 21:37
Replies: 12
Views: 2,641
Posted By fijdor

Just a note here, the bottom cutter is made in 2...

Just a note here, the bottom cutter is made in 2 sections and here in Canada a lot of Companies will remove the last section (the pointy one) because they brake easy when a force is applied sideways...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jan 2018, 15:07
Replies: 5,668
Views: 4,116,071
Posted By fijdor

Yessss

JD

https://i.imgur.com/37Vgt9F.jpg?1
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jan 2018, 01:11
Replies: 83
Views: 15,314
Posted By fijdor

Is it me or simply an optical illusion but at the...

Is it me or simply an optical illusion but at the end before he hits the tailwheel it seems the aircraft is going to go left and the tail starts swinging slowly right and all of a sudden, change of...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jan 2018, 15:59
Replies: 33
Views: 4,445
Posted By fijdor

In Canada it is legal to hot refuel, if it is...

In Canada it is legal to hot refuel, if it is approved in your OPS manual, of course you need all the grounding cable in place before getting the fuel AND a pilot should be at the controls while...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2017, 18:51
Replies: 16
Views: 3,466
Posted By fijdor

I use a Samsung S2 8.0 with FlightPlan go,...

I use a Samsung S2 8.0 with FlightPlan go, perfect size for a helicopter and it doesn't cost an arm and a leg to buy. It's actually more like a toy than anything else, not really needed since...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Dec 2017, 19:49
Replies: 147
Views: 16,891
Posted By fijdor

Rotorbe, I will keep it short since you seem to...

Rotorbe, I will keep it short since you seem to have a tooth against the Canadians and British and it seems the English language as well so nothing constructive will come out of this.
But just for...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Nov 2017, 15:38
Replies: 147
Views: 16,891
Posted By fijdor

No need to be so critical about TC describing...

No need to be so critical about TC describing what VRS and SWP are, at least TC and the FAA (describe and teach) are telling us to be careful about it, right or wrong in their definitions of it.
So...
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