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Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2019, 08:15
Replies: 92
Views: 46,937
Posted By Twist & Shout

Looks like an AH on the left side of the...

Looks like an AH on the left side of the instrument panel.
Probably certified NVFR.
Trying to keep it upright with that in the scan, under difficult conditions, would, in my estimation, be...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2019, 02:57
Replies: 92
Views: 46,937
Posted By Twist & Shout

1. OK, UH-1H 2. In the “comments” section of...

1. OK, UH-1H
2. In the “comments” section of the news link Bellytank supplied, it is suggested they landed, then subsequently took off again. This was a feature of a previous tragic weather related...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2019, 01:17
Replies: 92
Views: 46,937
Posted By Twist & Shout

Wasn’t it a B205 (Civilian)- painted up and used...

Wasn’t it a B205 (Civilian)- painted up and used in movies as a UH1H?
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2019, 15:20
Replies: 92
Views: 46,937
Posted By Twist & Shout

Was the aircraft certified IFR, or NVFR? Was...

Was the aircraft certified IFR, or NVFR?
Was the Pilot qualified and current on IF or NVFR?

The answers have to be yes to both, NVFR at a minimum to be legal, surely. IFR to be sensible/safe, in...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Aug 2019, 12:36
Replies: 28
Views: 3,471
Posted By Twist & Shout

Electronic tachs and governor - need electricity...

Electronic tachs and governor - need electricity from somewhere. Either Alt or Bat. That’s it.

Bell 47, with total electrical failure. Lose radio/ICS, strobe light, the ability to turn the...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Aug 2019, 23:05
Replies: 28
Views: 3,471
Posted By Twist & Shout

The throttle corelator is good. If the alt...

The throttle corelator is good.
If the alt failed and flight was continued until the battery was exhausted the RPM would remain in a safe range (with no throttle change) though out almost all gentle...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2019, 09:51
Replies: 23
Views: 6,184
Posted By Twist & Shout

When I flew there, no SE/VFR at night. (Night...

When I flew there, no SE/VFR at night.
(Night time was for drinking....)
Have things (Rules) changed?
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jul 2019, 00:46
Replies: 53
Views: 38,312
Posted By Twist & Shout

Brave New World

They could combine the already massive HR/IT/Q&S departments, sack the last of the Pilots/Engineers/Ops staff, employ some more “Business Partners”/SLT, and have the ultimate “Safety. HR. Information...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jun 2019, 04:47
Replies: 18
Views: 7,522
Posted By Twist & Shout

H175 “Declares an Emergency” North Sea

Not many details yet.

Breaking: Airbus H175 Helicopter Declares an Emergency (https://www.oilandgaspeople.com/news/18903/breaking-airbus-h175-helicopter-declares-an-emergency/)
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jun 2019, 13:46
Replies: 35
Views: 18,294
Posted By Twist & Shout

“We don’t know why it cracked, but if vne is...

“We don’t know why it cracked, but if vne is 80kts, it won’t happen again”

probably



”we are happy to bet your life”
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Apr 2019, 12:07
Replies: 57
Views: 29,565
Posted By Twist & Shout

Gold Standard in NZ.

Gold Standard in NZ.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Apr 2019, 16:13
Replies: 256
Views: 283,878
Posted By Twist & Shout

This is one crux of the modern condition: HR...

This is one crux of the modern condition: HR won’t sack themselves, and any reduction in HSE is such a bizarre concept that it can’t even be mentioned.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Apr 2019, 11:09
Replies: 241
Views: 214,250
Posted By Twist & Shout

If I taxied the Helicopter into a hanger, I’d...

If I taxied the Helicopter into a hanger, I’d likely be sacked and find myself unemployable.

If I managed to get the CEO’s position, and nose dived the company into bankruptcy, I’d likely get a...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Apr 2019, 00:57
Replies: 19
Views: 3,532
Posted By Twist & Shout

Didn’t the same gear, in the same MRGB fail,...

Didn’t the same gear, in the same MRGB fail, leading to the same result?: Rotor separation/certain death to all on board.

Why the gear failed has not been determined.

This is what I read in the...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2019, 22:40
Replies: 19
Views: 3,532
Posted By Twist & Shout

I’d go for “truth” Airbus admit they don’t know...

I’d go for “truth”
Airbus admit they don’t know why it happened, but assure us they have fixed it.

Personaly, I think the industry has fixed it, by keeping the fleet hours so low the next rotor...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Dec 2018, 06:32
Replies: 42
Views: 6,660
Posted By Twist & Shout

One is cheaper. One has the potential for two...

One is cheaper.
One has the potential for two paying couples. (4 pax) and a “boot”.
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Dec 2018, 04:04
Replies: 150
Views: 10,645
Posted By Twist & Shout

Trolling makes sarcasm look like genius. Only...

Trolling makes sarcasm look like genius.
Only practiced by the wittless.
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Nov 2018, 05:44
Replies: 1,173
Views: 527,977
Posted By Twist & Shout

I’m pretty sure if there was video of both wings...

I’m pretty sure if there was video of both wings falling off a well maintained and gently flown 737/777/A320, there would be calls to ground the type.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2018, 02:29
Replies: 44
Views: 4,229
Posted By Twist & Shout

Not without its risks. ...

Not without its risks.

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2017/aair/ao-2017-109/
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Oct 2018, 13:25
Replies: 241
Views: 214,250
Posted By Twist & Shout

You read my post right? 1. Australia 2....

You read my post right?
1. Australia
2. Pilots are being given type ratings. S92, and AW139 that I’m aware of.
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Oct 2018, 11:16
Replies: 241
Views: 214,250
Posted By Twist & Shout

I believe a few ex Bristow guys went to Babcock a...

I believe a few ex Bristow guys went to Babcock a while ago, (approximately 6 months ago?) and received S92 type ratings.
Babcock are also running AW139s out of Barrow island.....

Bristow...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Oct 2018, 07:52
Replies: 241
Views: 214,250
Posted By Twist & Shout

I don’t want to go into it in too much detail....

I don’t want to go into it in too much detail. There is not, as far as I know a position available right now.
The pilot in the Simulator last week, for a type rating, informed me he had responded to...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Oct 2018, 07:47
Replies: 22
Views: 5,588
Posted By Twist & Shout

Indeed. Understood. Completely agree.

Indeed. Understood. Completely agree.
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Oct 2018, 05:44
Replies: 22
Views: 5,588
Posted By Twist & Shout

I fully understand where you are coming from, but...

I fully understand where you are coming from, but if difficulty and risk were the sole basis of reward, I could have retired after a few of my “mid career” jobs.

Seriously, as pilots, we have to...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Oct 2018, 23:29
Replies: 241
Views: 214,250
Posted By Twist & Shout

Non type rated pilots are still being employed,...

Non type rated pilots are still being employed, and type rated in Off Shore, Australia.
A good sign.
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