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Forum: Rotorheads
27th Apr 2017, 18:24
Replies: 0
Views: 981
Posted By cholmondeley

Radio for R44

Can anyone advise on a decent 8.33 radio for an R44. I have tried the Garmin 225 which is fine except that you have to use the knobs to scroll through the pre-sets. You cannot access the...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Oct 2015, 13:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,932
Posted By cholmondeley

Second hand Robinsons

I am looking for a low hours low years 44. There used to be an excellent chap in Aberdeen (Bryan?)who traded a lot in Robinsons. However he appears to have packed up. Anyone know who took over that...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2014, 16:15
Replies: 1
Views: 1,166
Posted By cholmondeley

Hiller 12c

I have access to a Hiller 12c which I intend to fly on a UK licence. Can anyone point me towards a UK-based qualified instructor and, more importantly, a UK-based examiner? Many thanks.
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jul 2014, 08:45
Replies: 1
Views: 1,551
Posted By cholmondeley

River Cottage HQ

I have to go to River Cottage (few miles South of Axminster) next weekend. They don't allow helis. Anyone know of a nearby R44 suitable LZ?
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Nov 2012, 18:23
Replies: 6
Views: 1,111
Posted By cholmondeley

birmingham

I want to go to the NEC shortly, What's the best(cheapest) handler to use. Plus any advice on the approach so as not to make a complete ass of myself-coming in from the South. Thanks
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Nov 2011, 11:35
Replies: 500
Views: 130,680
Posted By cholmondeley

Heli Site

I need to land an R44 for a few minutes near Cannington/Bridgewater. Weston Zoyland very unhelpful. Anyone any good suggestions??
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Apr 2011, 09:34
Replies: 3
Views: 1,243
Posted By cholmondeley

Bembridge

The good news is that Bembridge is now open. The bad news is that it is operated by the glider people and the landing fee for helis is 30. Last time a glider landed in my fields (ran out of air or...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2011, 09:24
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By cholmondeley

Portsmouth

I am a regular low level transitee of the area around the Spinnaker Tower and have always used the 250,000 chart. I happened to glance at a 500,000 chart the other day and note a restricted(?) area...
26th May 2010, 21:05
Replies: 20
Views: 4,007
Posted By cholmondeley

engine "failure"

Flying a PA 18-150 at full throttle. With absolutely no warning the power cut to idle. Just as if someone had closed the throttle. Was too low (700 ft) to do much checking -changed tanks (both...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Apr 2010, 11:02
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By cholmondeley

Site near Stanstead wanted

Anyone know of a landing site near Stanstead? Stanstead is too pricey; Audley end doesn't like helis: Broxted no longer has a site; Nuthampstead is a bit far away. I need to get to just North of...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Nov 2009, 13:23
Replies: 1
Views: 1,265
Posted By cholmondeley

Select Helicopters

Anyone know if Select are still selling helicopters? Their web site has disappeared. It's a great shame if they've folded as I found they were the only company out there that actually made the...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Sep 2009, 13:02
Replies: 20
Views: 2,727
Posted By cholmondeley

coiled leads

One must, of course, ensure they are are coiled in the correct manner-clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and anticlockwise in the Southern.
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Aug 2009, 08:59
Replies: 6
Views: 1,366
Posted By cholmondeley

Be very wary loggerman. My experience was very...

Be very wary loggerman. My experience was very expensive, very slow and not very thorough or reliable!!
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Apr 2009, 15:52
Replies: 500
Views: 130,680
Posted By cholmondeley

Landing site

Anyone know of a cheap landing site near Sherborne in Dorset? Compton Abbas is a bit far out.
22nd Mar 2009, 12:27
Replies: 26
Views: 3,097
Posted By cholmondeley

This is good to hear but unfortunately my local...

This is good to hear but unfortunately my local VOA is claiming that the barn must be used only for agricultural purposes or it will be rated totally as non agricultural. Obviously they are out for...
21st Mar 2009, 10:38
Replies: 26
Views: 3,097
Posted By cholmondeley

valuation visit for farm strip

I own a small farm that is registered for agriculture out of which I operate an aircraft using one of the paddocks as a strip. I use part of an existing barn as a hangar. I have no planning...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2008, 10:48
Replies: 38
Views: 4,611
Posted By cholmondeley

In the RAF the good pilots go single seat fast...

In the RAF the good pilots go single seat fast jet. The less able go two-seat as they require a navigator. The slightly doubtful are posted to the heavies e.g. Hercules. Those that are left are...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th May 2008, 15:07
Replies: 1,494
Views: 422,704
Posted By cholmondeley

R44 Resonance

Recently I flew an R44 Raven 2. It was fine in the air but I noticed on powering down and switching off the clutch switch that there was quite a lot of for and aft movement of the entire machine. ...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Apr 2008, 15:18
Replies: 29
Views: 1,741
Posted By cholmondeley

V interested prefer South Central

V interested prefer South Central
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Mar 2008, 11:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,638
Posted By cholmondeley

parking

I fly an R22 (plase no rude comments). I am often concerned as to what is a reasonable safe parking distance from a light fixed wing. I normally try to leave a radius of about 25 metres but is...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Mar 2008, 15:25
Replies: 1,494
Views: 422,704
Posted By cholmondeley

R22-r44

What are the "blighted serial numbers" as regards corrosion on an R44 ?? Have they been listed before?
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Feb 2008, 17:45
Replies: 1,494
Views: 422,704
Posted By cholmondeley

Which R44

I am looking to buy a good used R44 about 3years old with about 300 hours TT I am informed the Raven 2 suffers more from corrosion than a Raven 1(I cannot imagine why) and that the Raven 1 is easier...
2nd Jan 2008, 17:23
Replies: 22
Views: 5,204
Posted By cholmondeley

Oh yes they'll get what they deserve!! Probably...

Oh yes they'll get what they deserve!! Probably a trip to Alton Towers with a bloody Social Worker courtesy of the tax payer. ****ards
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Dec 2007, 13:45
Replies: 6
Views: 1,758
Posted By cholmondeley

Droitwich heliport

I am planning to use a company based at Droitwich for sevicing on an R22. They have a helipad (naturally) but approach and departure has, according to Pooleys, to be on SSW heading. It strikes me...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Nov 2007, 09:04
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By cholmondeley

NOISE

I cannot find any published figures hence the question:- Is the R44 raven 2 appreciably less neighbour friendly (i.e. noisier from outside ) than an R22?
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