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Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jan 2016, 17:19
Replies: 49
Views: 15,075
Posted By diethelm

Not going simply due to location. Attendance...

Not going simply due to location.

Attendance numbers will be interesting with only 20 direct flights.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Dec 2015, 16:22
Replies: 111
Views: 12,837
Posted By diethelm

I enjoy the industry because flying is a lot more...

I enjoy the industry because flying is a lot more fun than what I do for work. So it is the perfect escape.

My favorite story is when Ned got me a belly skin to finish a helicopter I was having...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jan 2015, 17:19
Replies: 31
Views: 4,864
Posted By diethelm

It is important to remember that the phrase...

It is important to remember that the phrase "justice system" is simply a marketing tool used by the legal industry in various countries to make the public believe the legal industry is about...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Nov 2014, 17:10
Replies: 806
Views: 535,401
Posted By diethelm

With respect to the target market for the R66 and...

With respect to the target market for the R66 and the 505, I believe the pilot/owner/operator will, in the majority of cases, be the same person.

I'm don't know who pays for your flying, but I pay...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Nov 2014, 16:54
Replies: 806
Views: 535,401
Posted By diethelm

As a guy who has to pay for my own flying, I am...

As a guy who has to pay for my own flying, I am optimistic and open minded.

It is a 100k more than an R66 for 500SHP versus 300SHP and it does not have to be completely rebuilt every 12 years.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jun 2014, 19:05
Replies: 92
Views: 12,533
Posted By diethelm

At the end of the day, it is all an economic...

At the end of the day, it is all an economic trade-off. In Maricopa County, where Mesa is located, the City of Mesa has 3 ships (now two going back to three by august), Phoenix has 12 (1 is a twin),...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Feb 2014, 16:37
Replies: 806
Views: 535,401
Posted By diethelm

I don't think Bell is chasing Robinson. I think...

I don't think Bell is chasing Robinson. I think Bell is chasing customers, of which Robinson seems to have a lot.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Feb 2014, 14:46
Replies: 72
Views: 25,128
Posted By diethelm

The military outsources just about everything...

The military outsources just about everything else, why not just send the accepted students to the local rotorcraft school where the taxpayers could drop $12,000 and the students would have a private...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jan 2014, 16:59
Replies: 69
Views: 28,442
Posted By diethelm

Unfortunately, rotorcraft by their nature have a...

Unfortunately, rotorcraft by their nature have a fairly frequent amount of what the public would call "crashes".

Now in the media the average person will see an article stating "Airbus goes down...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jan 2013, 20:51
Replies: 12
Views: 4,517
Posted By diethelm

Aesir is correct but the energy containment ring...

Aesir is correct but the energy containment ring is is the 1st stage of the turbine not the compressor. It is in the Gas Producer section of the turbine which is closest to the burner can. The...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Dec 2010, 23:00
Replies: 297
Views: 56,825
Posted By diethelm

But another thought, Run the company through...

But another thought,

Run the company through a bankruptcy, recapitalize it appropriately. Drop the 520n, 600n, keep the 902 as well as the E using the new RR500 and the F models with a C30R3.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Dec 2010, 23:54
Replies: 297
Views: 56,825
Posted By diethelm

Coupling: I don't know her, never met her...

Coupling:

I don't know her, never met her but I am in the same business as she is. If she simply wanted to strip it, she would have never put the money in without first running it through a...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Dec 2010, 21:45
Replies: 297
Views: 56,825
Posted By diethelm

Still like the product and give her credit for...

Still like the product and give her credit for having the stones to take on the project. With respect to the pictures, those of us who live in glass houses....
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Nov 2010, 22:36
Replies: 263
Views: 119,168
Posted By diethelm

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Forum: Rotorheads
13th Sep 2010, 21:38
Replies: 17
Views: 6,303
Posted By diethelm

I spent over 800k with them and was very happy. ...

I spent over 800k with them and was very happy. Much better than the factory.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2010, 22:28
Replies: 8
Views: 3,455
Posted By diethelm

Rich is a world class guy and gentleman. Great...

Rich is a world class guy and gentleman. Great patient instructor.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2010, 02:14
Replies: 8
Views: 3,455
Posted By diethelm

1. The president of the division at the time was...

1. The president of the division at the time was Dean Borgman. MD was still independent. Stonecipher was the CEO of MD at the time. MD and Boeing's merger was not until 97. Stonecipher continued...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2010, 01:01
Replies: 8
Views: 3,455
Posted By diethelm

SuperBowl Helicopter Trivia

Beginning at about 8:10 on this video, Diana Ross is picked up by one of those rotary things we attempt to fly around. For no points or money but the satisfaction of trivia:

1) Who was the...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2010, 00:52
Replies: 3
Views: 2,590
Posted By diethelm

Not familiar with that STC?

Not familiar with that STC?
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Feb 2010, 20:45
Replies: 7
Views: 2,172
Posted By diethelm

According to Webster's dictionary, "terrain"...

According to Webster's dictionary, "terrain" would be a land mass. So, technically this would either be CFIW or landing on water........
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jan 2010, 22:22
Replies: 15
Views: 6,462
Posted By diethelm

Yes, in America the rich may have any lake they...

Yes, in America the rich may have any lake they would like drained as long as they re-fill it after they are finished. Easier to fish that way.
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Dec 2009, 17:19
Replies: 22
Views: 2,584
Posted By diethelm

My first aid kit was set around two outcomes. ...

My first aid kit was set around two outcomes. One was in the event of an accident, the other was in the event the dam thing would not start or had a maintenance issue and the maintenance people...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2009, 16:57
Replies: 18
Views: 2,160
Posted By diethelm

Albyskoons: It may be 112 but there is only...

Albyskoons:

It may be 112 but there is only 6% humidity. A comfortable dry heat.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Oct 2009, 01:52
Replies: 290
Views: 130,619
Posted By diethelm

Hughes 500: I too would prefer a B over an...

Hughes 500:

I too would prefer a B over an R, but in America, the market seems to like R's as it does pay more for equivalent ships with an R over a B. Most users think, oh another 25 SHP............
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Oct 2009, 18:08
Replies: 290
Views: 130,619
Posted By diethelm

The cost of switching from an R to a B would...

The cost of switching from an R to a B would exceed the additional cost of operating, maintaining or even upgrading the R to an R+. Several shops in the US do B to R swaps.

Assuming identical...
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