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Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2016, 21:07
Replies: 124
Views: 70,820
Posted By bolkow

To be fair them there cranes require skilled...

To be fair them there cranes require skilled operators!
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Mar 2016, 19:12
Replies: 3
Views: 2,576
Posted By bolkow

EAAA? Who is that when they are at home? AHH...

EAAA? Who is that when they are at home?
AHH just realised, thanks
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Mar 2016, 20:47
Replies: 3
Views: 2,576
Posted By bolkow

Cool Wales Air Ambulance

Nice to see Wales Air Ambulance will be upgrading to the EC145 Helicopter at each of its three bases in January 2017, as the seven year contract for the three EC135's will come to an end at that...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jan 2016, 19:08
Replies: 129
Views: 28,136
Posted By bolkow

lots of passenger terminals have flat roofs? No...

lots of passenger terminals have flat roofs? No interferance with other aircraft and you can quickly get down the stairs to the airport bar?
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Dec 2015, 17:32
Replies: 111
Views: 14,627
Posted By bolkow

first 100posts

Ever since I saw a hiller as a 6 year old boy, the bug has remained, made one with my meccano set paddles and all, could never get enough of them, most likely because with helos if you live in the...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Dec 2015, 21:58
Replies: 11
Views: 5,699
Posted By bolkow

I was at the hook head lighthouse the follolwing...

I was at the hook head lighthouse the follolwing day when the weather had only marginally improved, the place is treacherous, there are blowholes and warning signs about same. I understood that it...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Dec 2015, 23:09
Replies: 12
Views: 5,500
Posted By bolkow

I think its very important to distinguish between...

I think its very important to distinguish between drones and normal fixed wing and model helicopters, the latter two take a degree of skills and learning to operate and during that time clubs get the...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Sep 2015, 23:18
Replies: 80
Views: 13,483
Posted By bolkow

voyeurs and oddballs Crab??? Just wait til they...

voyeurs and oddballs Crab???
Just wait til they start painting the yellow?
To be honest large model helicopters have been flying for years but the thing is it took people years to learn how to fly...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Sep 2015, 22:47
Replies: 7
Views: 2,558
Posted By bolkow

yes I can advise you how to get a way with it,...

yes I can advise you how to get a way with it, find houses where old guys with dodgy eyesight and slow reaction times live then go for it? Youll be long gone before thye get into gear.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Sep 2015, 17:18
Replies: 11
Views: 3,351
Posted By bolkow

was she the one that was last off the production...

was she the one that was last off the production line then? Could never remember if it was BHO/BPWP or BLY, the second IHL s61N
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Sep 2015, 17:08
Replies: 8
Views: 3,247
Posted By bolkow

bp is only at about 17000 airframe hours, I doubt...

bp is only at about 17000 airframe hours, I doubt it is going for sparea, more likely have the nose shortened to a shortsky and a 16 hour day ahead of it logging for Okanagan or some such outfit in...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Sep 2015, 20:19
Replies: 11
Views: 3,351
Posted By bolkow

definitely ex Irish Helicopters, Headed up the...

definitely ex Irish Helicopters, Headed up the shannon SAR contract for quite a few years, previously Kinsale oil rigs, shuttles to Tory island etc etc.i
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Sep 2015, 20:05
Replies: 8
Views: 3,247
Posted By bolkow

Check G-INFO aircraft databsea and search, its...

Check G-INFO aircraft databsea and search, its usually a good source of info as to whether an airframe is current or retired
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2015, 17:21
Replies: 80
Views: 13,483
Posted By bolkow

I agree that they should be regulated through...

I agree that they should be regulated through model flying clubs, thing is it took me five years to learn to fly a model helicopter, plenty of time to learn responsibility, but any idiot can buy and...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jul 2015, 20:12
Replies: 56
Views: 25,123
Posted By bolkow

even asking for that information on what the cost...

even asking for that information on what the cost for displays are might not cover the issue as I gather from the article in warrantly its one price but that goes into oprbit after warranty is over....
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jun 2015, 16:24
Replies: 10
Views: 3,482
Posted By bolkow

thanks for the responses that military one has...

thanks for the responses that military one has definitely nailed it F4C
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jun 2015, 18:14
Replies: 10
Views: 3,482
Posted By bolkow

right so you lot dont know either

right so you lot dont know either
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jun 2015, 17:11
Replies: 10
Views: 3,482
Posted By bolkow

Unknown Gazelle

Fow the last few days Ive noticed a high flying gazelle flying slow making large lazy circles in the sky quite high up in the Llanelli area of Wales by Swansea. Its has a pod of some sort fitted on...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2015, 16:55
Replies: 6
Views: 3,176
Posted By bolkow

thats exactly what I was thinking or chinooks

thats exactly what I was thinking or chinooks
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Apr 2015, 23:29
Replies: 6
Views: 3,176
Posted By bolkow

two decades does not seem a long time to my mind

two decades does not seem a long time to my mind
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Apr 2015, 01:07
Replies: 170
Views: 90,849
Posted By bolkow

RIP Capt Michael Hennessy

Sad news for those who knew him Michael Hennessy long time bolkow pilot on the Lighthouse contract in Ireland and latterly of Hennessy aviation in Dublin passed away last week at his home in Killarney
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Feb 2013, 21:42
Replies: 2,590
Views: 2,629,417
Posted By bolkow

I'd love to see any more pics of AZOm Sav, she...

I'd love to see any more pics of AZOm Sav, she spent some six years with Irish Helicopters doing lighthouse releif as EI-AWB, initially all yellow but then painted in green and white, somewhere on...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Feb 2013, 23:10
Replies: 2,590
Views: 2,629,417
Posted By bolkow

Sav, that bolkow above is G-BGKJ, it operated...

Sav, that bolkow above is G-BGKJ, it operated along with G-BEZJ in the lighthouse support role for North Scottish
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jan 2013, 19:13
Replies: 846
Views: 263,231
Posted By bolkow

John R81, If more mp's caught the bus I presume...

John R81, If more mp's caught the bus I presume that would reduce number of helicopters over london, as if the number was the issue
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jan 2013, 22:25
Replies: 170
Views: 90,849
Posted By bolkow

yes, BDI was slinging something or other at the...

yes, BDI was slinging something or other at the time but I understood the error was in fuel tank selection with one running dry which brought her down.
10th Nov 2012, 22:48
Replies: 139
Views: 31,583
Posted By bolkow

Was there not an incidetn some years back I...

Was there not an incidetn some years back I believe in China where a flight sim enthusiast entered a 747 cockpit in flight took the plane and executed a barrel roll just to prove to himself that he...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Aug 2012, 22:20
Replies: 170
Views: 90,849
Posted By bolkow

Ex Irish Helicopters BO105d EI-BLD

It may be intersting to note that this machine as of June has come onto the UK register, as G-XBLD. No Idea of whether it has acquired a new colour scheme or what it is doing but I think it may be in...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Aug 2012, 23:17
Replies: 15
Views: 3,417
Posted By bolkow

Sad about the demise of the scilly isles s61n, it...

Sad about the demise of the scilly isles s61n, it was not that long ago when they were talking about what the modern replacement for the S61 might be.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Aug 2012, 10:23
Replies: 48
Views: 18,463
Posted By bolkow

Precisely my sentiments helinut. That company...

Precisely my sentiments helinut. That company recently build another infernal superstore on my doorstep in an area that was previosuly beautiful contryside. Two cats killed on their road that runs...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jun 2012, 17:57
Replies: 46
Views: 11,074
Posted By bolkow

I guess if CHC pilots were vegetarians this would...

I guess if CHC pilots were vegetarians this would never have occurred?
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jun 2012, 21:37
Replies: 23
Views: 13,880
Posted By bolkow

2000000? Seems quite a keen price for 30...

2000000? Seems quite a keen price for 30 gazelles with some spares?
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jun 2012, 16:01
Replies: 95
Views: 28,234
Posted By bolkow

Ahhh 500, a couple of well placed patches and...

Ahhh 500, a couple of well placed patches and she'll be rihgt as rain. I do not haowever assume that the wrinkles are a direct indicator of the heavy landing, that could have been the wires could it...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jun 2012, 12:21
Replies: 272
Views: 123,675
Posted By bolkow

I do recall that some years ago on the original...

I do recall that some years ago on the original bolkows there was a tail flaexing issue, that resulted in an uncoupling of the tail drive shaft, these incidents occurred around 6000 airframe hours,...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd May 2012, 16:29
Replies: 44
Views: 16,280
Posted By bolkow

Ireland needs three dedicated EC135's as air...

Ireland needs three dedicated EC135's as air ambulances!
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2012, 16:18
Replies: 289
Views: 106,494
Posted By bolkow

according to the BBC its the third incident with...

according to the BBC its the third incident with super pumas, I do recall G-JSAR came down on a beach somewhere at some point, and of course the loss of life in another incidetn though I believ it...
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