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9th Mar 2019, 19:51
Replies: 19
Views: 1,567
Posted By EddieHeli

Unfortunately not quite, I have recently renewed...

Unfortunately not quite, I have recently renewed my Fixed Wing Licence and received both EASA and CAA licences and the difference is minor, but the EASA number is GBR.FCL.PP.235272J.A and UK (ICAO)...
3rd Feb 2019, 15:44
Replies: 12
Views: 7,289
Posted By EddieHeli

Latest news reports say Pilot has died

Latest news reports say Pilot has died
30th Jan 2019, 18:25
Replies: 52
Views: 7,283
Posted By EddieHeli

I refer you to the KLM 747 crash I mentioned...

I refer you to the KLM 747 crash I mentioned earlier, flown by the senior KLM training captain, who tried to take off in thick fog on an occupied runway.
I reiterate, experience and qualifications...
29th Jan 2019, 20:12
Replies: 52
Views: 7,283
Posted By EddieHeli

But surely that is the point. Crazy it might be,...

But surely that is the point. Crazy it might be, but the rules do not prevent it. Doesn't the Taxi industry have the same argument about Uber, and like it or not the fact that People are using the...
25th Jan 2019, 20:34
Replies: 83
Views: 20,547
Posted By EddieHeli

I (and my wife also) always wear a constant wear...

I (and my wife also) always wear a constant wear aviation life jacket, and carry a plb on my person and take a dingy when crossing water. I bought one of those fisherman's sleeveless jackets with...
23rd Jan 2019, 17:31
Replies: 1,746
Views: 2,044,968
Posted By EddieHeli

Do we know for certain that exploitation or rule...

Do we know for certain that exploitation or rule breaking has occurred here. It seems that everything said on this so far is pure conjecture. He might have had a CPL if he was doing regular para...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jul 2018, 20:29
Replies: 1,377
Views: 1,462,283
Posted By EddieHeli

Depends what you intend doing after you have your...

Depends what you intend doing after you have your licence. Will you be able to hire a Cabri, or an R22 for that matter within a reasonable distance.
If you've only flown the Cabri so far, you might...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Dec 2017, 14:17
Replies: 5
Views: 1,196
Posted By EddieHeli

Yes, no problem, I have both on the same FAA...

Yes, no problem,
I have both on the same FAA certificate
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Nov 2017, 20:22
Replies: 99
Views: 11,159
Posted By EddieHeli

Flying an R44 with an instructor to a distant...

Flying an R44 with an instructor to a distant airfield to meet an examiner for my annual re-validation when the warning lights started coming on and the gauges on the panel started going crazy. I...
9th Nov 2017, 16:27
Replies: 37
Views: 10,142
Posted By EddieHeli

I got scammed for the £6000 deposit on a car, and...

I got scammed for the £6000 deposit on a car, and the reason I paid up was I was asked to transfer the money to an escrow account with Barclays bank in London.
Once I realised that it was a scam,...
3rd Aug 2017, 18:35
Replies: 28
Views: 4,831
Posted By EddieHeli

And What exactly has this got to do with Brexit?...

And What exactly has this got to do with Brexit? I notice that many of those who voted against find any excuse to blame anything adverse on Brexit.
We were non-Schengen before Brexit, and will be...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jun 2017, 20:05
Replies: 2
Views: 1,109
Posted By EddieHeli

"thanks to its well-proven civil base vehicle and...

"thanks to its well-proven civil base vehicle and low-consumption diesel engine,"

Does this mean we will see a Cabri G2 available to purchase with a Diesel engine sometime soon?
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jun 2017, 19:27
Replies: 51
Views: 9,169
Posted By EddieHeli

You have to wonder when there is only one...

You have to wonder when there is only one stairwell, why we do not insist on outside fire escapes as seen in the USA.
There didn't seem to be a central main gas shut off, or if there was it wasn't...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jun 2017, 18:32
Replies: 8
Views: 3,115
Posted By EddieHeli

What are the reduced reval requirements out of...

What are the reduced reval requirements out of interest?
23rd May 2017, 18:22
Replies: 16
Views: 2,303
Posted By EddieHeli

So do share, what was the outcome?

So do share, what was the outcome?
Forum: Rotorheads
18th May 2017, 18:32
Replies: 157
Views: 80,042
Posted By EddieHeli

Yet if you read about ditching a helicopter it...

Yet if you read about ditching a helicopter it does say to do exactly that.

A normal flare is performed, and then as the helicopter settles into the water the pilot decreases rotor RPM to minimum...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th May 2017, 18:41
Replies: 157
Views: 80,042
Posted By EddieHeli

Yep, Well Said, Seconded

Yep, Well Said, Seconded
6th Mar 2017, 20:38
Replies: 16
Views: 2,422
Posted By EddieHeli

This looks impressive Ahooga eBike ? Light+ |...

This looks impressive
Ahooga eBike ? Light+ | Ahooga Bike (http://shop.ahooga.bike/eshop/ahooga-e-bike-light/)
not tried it, just found it by googling lightest electric bike
6th Mar 2017, 20:14
Replies: 9
Views: 2,291
Posted By EddieHeli

I owned one for a while (AA1 B modified) There...

I owned one for a while (AA1 B modified)
There are sight tubes in the wing roots so you can see exactly how much fuel you have, so no problem with not being able to dip the tanks. But they only have...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jan 2017, 10:48
Replies: 9
Views: 3,739
Posted By EddieHeli

I also find it incredible that in this day and...

I also find it incredible that in this day and age we can design in crashworthiness yet fail to trigger an engine stop in those circumstances.
I would have thought it pretty obvious that if the...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Nov 2016, 20:53
Replies: 17
Views: 6,185
Posted By EddieHeli

Surely a 20 minute flight to the practice area...

Surely a 20 minute flight to the practice area and back, 10 minutes each way is valuable flying experience anyway. Learning at an international airport, I was sometimes holding that long waiting to...
27th Mar 2016, 21:28
Replies: 27
Views: 4,262
Posted By EddieHeli

Except of course in the USA where they manage...

Except of course in the USA where they manage perfectly well to mix Cessna 150's and A380's at even the largest most busy international airports without the need to charge a rip off fee.
Welcome to...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Dec 2013, 13:23
Replies: 10
Views: 3,622
Posted By EddieHeli

Most units had a couple of them, we used to use...

Most units had a couple of them, we used to use one for Rallying fitted with a full roll cage, light bar and canopy with side windows in.
23 Base workshop used to make the rollcages and canopies for...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Dec 2013, 12:53
Replies: 10
Views: 3,622
Posted By EddieHeli

I think you'll find the helistart landrovers just...

I think you'll find the helistart landrovers just had an external socket that you could connect an aviation jump start cable into.
I used some of the components to modify my own landrover when I was...
17th Nov 2013, 18:22
Replies: 11
Views: 2,116
Posted By EddieHeli

I thought I read somewhere that under the new...

I thought I read somewhere that under the new EASA licence regime you have to do the whole course again if you have a lapse of over 5 years.
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