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Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Nov 2018, 13:11
Replies: 1,216
Views: 621,828
Posted By staplefordheli

Or Mute swans, there are plenty on the river and...

Or Mute swans, there are plenty on the river and they do overly the KP as i have seen many times at games myself even in the dark and they are even larger than a goose up to 33 ibs Hitting the TR...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Oct 2018, 13:14
Replies: 1,216
Views: 621,828
Posted By staplefordheli

In reply to those questioning , nothing unusual...

In
reply to those questioning , nothing unusual in the flight from the KP happens nearly every home game
As a regular supporter myself the chairman is often in and out the stadium and nearby...
4th Nov 2015, 18:24
Replies: 39
Views: 10,777
Posted By staplefordheli

BBC now have footage of the two rolls she did on...

BBC now have footage of the two rolls she did on route back I was talking to ground observer at time on mobile when he told me what she was doing I did ask him twice but this was never going to be a...
Forum: Tech Log
31st Oct 2015, 14:10
Replies: 205
Views: 36,775
Posted By staplefordheli

Whilst automation can vastly improve safety in...

Whilst automation can vastly improve safety in any form of transportation. In an unsterile environ such as roads most current railways and passenger carrying flight, this is never going to be...
21st Oct 2015, 15:03
Replies: 35
Views: 24,887
Posted By staplefordheli

Daily fail reporting it was having issues...

Daily fail reporting it was having issues inflight refueling? . What just 5 miles and minutes after take off surely still climbing out at that range
21st Oct 2015, 13:07
Replies: 7
Views: 13,503
Posted By staplefordheli

The AC was based with the US Marines and was...

The AC was based with the US Marines and was transiting from the Middle East back to the States after overnight layover in Suffolk so matters not if F18s are based over here. Always sad someone loses...
21st Oct 2015, 12:37
Replies: 7
Views: 13,503
Posted By staplefordheli

Being reported by BBC as pilot died sadly

Being reported by BBC as pilot died sadly
9th Oct 2015, 17:30
Replies: 6
Views: 2,571
Posted By staplefordheli

Thanks Apologies yes 7777 is for the UK would...

Thanks
Apologies yes 7777 is for the UK would make sense having it up there although I dont suppose it supposed to be displayed as none of the others are in the UK or Europe
9th Oct 2015, 11:48
Replies: 6
Views: 2,571
Posted By staplefordheli

yep, thanks so there is but how odd that ones...

yep, thanks so there is but how odd that ones ident is 0000 They dont show up on flight aware either although I have long ago learnt to read some of the tracks they display with a pinch of salt
9th Oct 2015, 10:03
Replies: 6
Views: 2,571
Posted By staplefordheli

still there and ident of 7777 which is military ...

still there and ident of 7777 which is military :eek: I guess given lack of replies no one knows or those that do dont want to reveal Assume it shouldn't be being displayed.
8th Oct 2015, 16:21
Replies: 6
Views: 2,571
Posted By staplefordheli

call sign EXS52S on Live flight tracking

Intrigued to know Any ideas why this is there on Callsign EXS52S
Appears to be the Bardon Hill BT microwave tower about 6 miles south of EMA (EGNX)
Shown as a triangle with this call sign Static...
23rd Aug 2015, 15:55
Replies: 1,087
Views: 998,495
Posted By staplefordheli

So to all those wishing perimeter roads to be...

So to all those wishing perimeter roads to be closed, if we take the argument to its extreme. Are the "spotters" shown here

...
22nd Aug 2015, 22:34
Replies: 1,087
Views: 998,495
Posted By staplefordheli

Appeal been sent for any video of the incident...

Appeal been sent for any video of the incident to email to [email protected]
Mods can you create a sticky for the email addr please maybe
thanks
9th May 2015, 13:03
Replies: 5
Views: 1,656
Posted By staplefordheli

Nottingham (Tollerton) may work out cheaper in...

Nottingham (Tollerton) may work out cheaper in long run and only 17 miles/ 30 mins taxi ride from the track Nottingham City Airport (http://www.nottinghamairport.co.uk/) Enjoy Donnington
4th May 2015, 08:23
Replies: 11
Views: 2,690
Posted By staplefordheli

I was working up by Wattisham in the 90s when the...

I was working up by Wattisham in the 90s when the Phantoms were still operating and was sat having lunch on the perimeter near the centre line when one of the tubines let go as it climbed off the...
3rd May 2015, 16:58
Replies: 73
Views: 28,134
Posted By staplefordheli

Believed to have been en route from Inverness...

Believed to have been en route from Inverness with 2 persons


Light aircraft going to Dundee Airport found near Abernyte village | Dundee & Tayside | News...
3rd May 2015, 16:28
Replies: 73
Views: 28,134
Posted By staplefordheli

Also hampering the location and recovery efforts...

Also hampering the location and recovery efforts then. I am sure everything possible is being done


Update: unofficial source Police have located the light aircraft which failed to land at...
3rd May 2015, 15:17
Replies: 73
Views: 28,134
Posted By staplefordheli

Light AC down Dundee Scotland

Ongoing search involving CG heli from Inverness for light AC on approach after contact lost at 12-00 BST 4 miles West of Dundee airport. Hilly and wooded terrain in the area being searched hampering...
28th Feb 2015, 15:29
Replies: 3,561
Views: 1,159,550
Posted By staplefordheli

All back online before 1500 Arrivals and depts.,...

All back online before 1500 Arrivals and depts., looks like grid lost and then backup genset failed. Always best to have plan B C and D. We learn nothing from the Gatwick farce :rolleyes:
6th Feb 2015, 08:43
Replies: 749
Views: 687,066
Posted By staplefordheli

UK media reporting just now double engine failure...

UK media reporting just now double engine failure from investigators
7th Jan 2015, 21:27
Replies: 42
Views: 16,281
Posted By staplefordheli

Yeh Thanks spannersatcx seen some pics of her on...

Yeh Thanks spannersatcx seen some pics of her on the tug at Brunty. Wonder if they will slot a fast taxi in with the Lightnings and Bucaneers at the next Cold war jet day LOL:ok:
6th Jan 2015, 17:33
Replies: 42
Views: 16,281
Posted By staplefordheli

Another one landed on Monday and caused a stir...

Another one landed on Monday and caused a stir over South Leicester on approach :ok:


Low-flying plane causes a stir in Narborough and Cosby | Leicester Mercury...
8th Oct 2014, 20:15
Replies: 79
Views: 24,602
Posted By staplefordheli

Barnstormer 911truth Don't wory about...

Barnstormer
911truth

Don't wory about other posters mocking you.
I think it brilliant that we live in a free country where you and I are free to say what we want without state reprisal.

...
17th Aug 2014, 11:46
Replies: 42
Views: 16,281
Posted By staplefordheli

Thanks for all the replies especially flight...

Thanks for all the replies especially flight crew, glad I started this thread


What started out as a rather panicky log onto FL24 after she overflew Oakham at low level opened a fascinating...
11th Aug 2014, 21:34
Replies: 42
Views: 16,281
Posted By staplefordheli

B-HKV Cathay Pacific 747-412

B-HKV Cathay Pacific 747-412 Made her last flight from Manchester to Bruntingthorpe Leics today as CPA3337 if anyone saw her down at low level this morning . She routed in over Melton turning SW...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Aug 2014, 21:11
Replies: 5
Views: 2,333
Posted By staplefordheli

Sorry it was ironyin my post Well aware of...

Sorry it was ironyin my post
Well aware of procedures these days as you say it all
Ends up on youtube
Having said that i guess notifying leics police
Prior to low flying excersies in the city my...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Aug 2014, 12:46
Replies: 5
Views: 2,333
Posted By staplefordheli

Ah all sorted then as suspected Merlin from...

Ah all sorted then
as suspected Merlin from Benson giving an impromptu airshow to the folks in Leicester
Move on nothing to see
Had it been an MI26 landing there would have been a different...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Aug 2014, 16:30
Replies: 5
Views: 2,333
Posted By staplefordheli

Hmm clearly a weather balloon

Mystery surrounds low-flying helicopter spotted over Leicester | Leicester Mercury (http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Mystery-surrounds-helicopter-spotted-flying-low/story-22086372-detail/story.html)...
21st Jun 2014, 22:57
Replies: 47
Views: 6,200
Posted By staplefordheli

"they are to supply autonomous communities off...

"they are to supply autonomous communities off grid and then they are a great backup to fossil fuelled gen sets."

Wouldn't you have the fossil fuelled gen sets as a back up for Wind Power in...
20th Jun 2014, 23:03
Replies: 47
Views: 6,200
Posted By staplefordheli

EMA have a documented issue with interference...

EMA have a documented issue with interference from a new turbine some miles North at Spondon Derby bit about it here East Midlands Airport confident of dealing with radar problems caused by Spondon...
24th Jan 2014, 13:26
Replies: 2
Views: 2,476
Posted By staplefordheli

UAV crashes into crowd at Virginia Motorsport event

Had to happen at some point as more of these hexicopters start to appear outside of military combat zones and over spectators and general public due to the nature of the filming work they carry out...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Dec 2013, 16:06
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,134,233
Posted By staplefordheli

The BBC quote has missed the most important...

The BBC quote has missed the most important detail in the AAIB report


The drive train was complete to the Fenestron through the MGB and no evidence of major disruption to either engine


in...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Dec 2013, 14:56
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,134,233
Posted By staplefordheli

As i said way back at the start The AAIB will be...

As i said way back at the start The AAIB will be quick to release any findings especially if this is not a one off so lets leave it to the proffessional investigation team

What i would say in...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Nov 2013, 21:27
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,134,233
Posted By staplefordheli

Ok point taken onboard I think I should...

Ok point taken onboard

I think I should have perhaps explained rather than the emocon which was more aimed at those with a working knowledge of rotary AC or for that matter turbines and pistons...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Nov 2013, 18:47
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,134,233
Posted By staplefordheli

Not sure why you have singled out my post in...

Not sure why you have singled out my post in particular which was one of the first on this thread as the event unfolded.

The emocon was more to do with the fact the media were using the witness...
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