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Forum: Rotorheads
31st May 2019, 16:40
Replies: 58
Views: 23,146
Posted By Thomas coupling

LTE Vs LTA

Ideal aircraft to discuss this as the Jetbox was notorious for tail rotor "issues" to be polite.
Grateful for corrections as I am getting long in the tooth now and much has happened since I flew...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Apr 2019, 16:02
Replies: 122
Views: 63,763
Posted By Thomas coupling

To emphasise: Remaining fuel was not...

To emphasise:

Remaining fuel was not available to the main tank. Engine(s) stopped as a consequence.
The Nr decayed below its recoverable limit. Pilot was therefore unable to control the landing.
4th Apr 2019, 22:41
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,148,944
Posted By Thomas coupling

So why has the CEO/President of Boeing, tonight,...

So why has the CEO/President of Boeing, tonight, said that he now own responsibility for what happened in that cockpit as a result of the MCAS debacle thrown up by the preliminary report?
He went on...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Mar 2019, 17:16
Replies: 77
Views: 26,719
Posted By Thomas coupling

What's the point if the damn ship is too far...

What's the point if the damn ship is too far away?
You can have the biggest 'basket' in the world.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Mar 2019, 20:58
Replies: 77
Views: 26,719
Posted By Thomas coupling

SASless - the boat you refer to "only" has 571...

SASless - the boat you refer to "only" has 571 pax onboard - which is probably the equivalent of a dreamliner going in!
I'm talking "massive" .
Look at Harmony of the Seas, at 226,000 tonnes and...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2019, 16:45
Replies: 77
Views: 26,719
Posted By Thomas coupling

I know nothing about large cruise ship evacuation...

I know nothing about large cruise ship evacuation procedures but would love to have a peek!
I presume (assume) the real biggies that carry 3 or even 5k pax - stick to relatively safe routes which...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Mar 2019, 23:14
Replies: 77
Views: 26,719
Posted By Thomas coupling

1200 pax. 4 helos. 3 pax per winch. 1 winch...

1200 pax.
4 helos.
3 pax per winch.
1 winch per 20 mins.
36 pax/hr
33hours ????
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Mar 2019, 23:07
Replies: 78
Views: 32,723
Posted By Thomas coupling

Send the old git my warmest regards will you!

Send the old git my warmest regards will you!
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Mar 2019, 15:30
Replies: 73
Views: 35,397
Posted By Thomas coupling

A non-disclosure clause. But spelled...

A non-disclosure clause. But spelled wrongly:ouch:
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Mar 2019, 23:37
Replies: 19
Views: 2,590
Posted By Thomas coupling

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/300x368/andy_300_b200f61cd33948985735d0e20a51efe85f67025e.jpg

And even buy a quick round!
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Mar 2019, 23:30
Replies: 73
Views: 35,397
Posted By Thomas coupling

DB - c'mon. We're talking additional freight and...

DB - c'mon. We're talking additional freight and pax to a third world county here. Most 'stuff' (pax and freight) gets there eventually by flat bottomed boat - easy, cheap and reliable. S92 - WTF? ...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Mar 2019, 15:45
Replies: 73
Views: 35,397
Posted By Thomas coupling

And what's wrong with using an Islander for...

And what's wrong with using an Islander for instance. A third the cost, less than half the running costs and can fly in much worse weather than the humble helicopter? Carries loads more too. Or for...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Mar 2019, 15:42
Replies: 19
Views: 2,590
Posted By Thomas coupling

Outrageous - one spends zillions flying to Royal...

Outrageous - one spends zillions flying to Royal Birkdale only to find that upon arrival, one has left one's golf clubs behind.
Note to PA: rent me a bigger chopper next time.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Mar 2019, 18:12
Replies: 19
Views: 2,590
Posted By Thomas coupling

Can you imagine any design bureau of any...

Can you imagine any design bureau of any respectable helicopter manufacturer, ever designing a helicopter to take golf clubs!!!! How financially suicidal would that be?

Thin end of the wedge if...
11th Mar 2019, 23:42
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,148,944
Posted By Thomas coupling

Phylosocopter. Correct, the statement is...

Phylosocopter.
Correct, the statement is incorrect - one cannot overide manually, the system stays in and you have to motor the trim fwd electronically using the system.

Happened with Lion Air.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Mar 2019, 23:17
Replies: 113
Views: 37,995
Posted By Thomas coupling

Hot and Hi. Smell the coffee sunshine: ...

Hot and Hi.

Smell the coffee sunshine:

All of these are the same price as a range of car prices most people with a reasonable salary can afford.
They see it as a route to getting airborne on...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Mar 2019, 16:50
Replies: 78
Views: 32,723
Posted By Thomas coupling

Peanuts apparently. Mind you they don't have much...

Peanuts apparently. Mind you they don't have much to do these days..........
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Mar 2019, 16:48
Replies: 113
Views: 37,995
Posted By Thomas coupling

In the right hands, a Robbo is as safe as any...

In the right hands, a Robbo is as safe as any other cheap end chopper.
But because Frank made them so accessible, every tom dick and harry who thought flying helicopters was a childhood dream, now...
8th Mar 2019, 23:36
Replies: 406
Views: 217,936
Posted By Thomas coupling

The jury's hands were tied. By the true...

The jury's hands were tied. By the true definition of involuntary manslaughter they were forced to make a binary decision.
I am however, confused by their decision not to find him guilty of...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Mar 2019, 17:34
Replies: 78
Views: 32,723
Posted By Thomas coupling

Is that Oily Knight still flying in the Cayman's?...

Is that Oily Knight still flying in the Cayman's? He must be 100+ yrs old!

That list looks like all the NPAS bases need cops now? Wonder why they are leaving in droves. Are there still civvy...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Feb 2019, 17:10
Replies: 78
Views: 32,723
Posted By Thomas coupling

Thumbs down Hear Hear. It was a pleasure to go to work and...

Hear Hear.
It was a pleasure to go to work and play with quality cops too!
Each job (and there were many) felt it was serving the right purpose.
Scum were genuinly pi**ed off with the eye in the...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jan 2019, 15:31
Replies: 12
Views: 5,507
Posted By Thomas coupling

Helicopter was "Jump started" eh?? Mmmm. ...

Helicopter was "Jump started" eh?? Mmmm.

Anyone who commences rotors running with no-one at the controls, is inviting trouble IMO.
A sad case of ignorance is bliss I guess. Atleast he didn't...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jan 2019, 14:42
Replies: 56
Views: 3,525
Posted By Thomas coupling

Got to be worth atleast 10k+

Got to be worth atleast 10k+
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jan 2019, 16:36
Replies: 5
Views: 1,569
Posted By Thomas coupling

For $25/hour.........

For $25/hour.........
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jan 2019, 16:34
Replies: 20
Views: 4,368
Posted By Thomas coupling

I presume there are no low fly rules for helos...

I presume there are no low fly rules for helos over in La La land.
The pilot was a complete tw*t from beginning to end and belongs in the Darwin forum on Jet Blast.
He killed someone who wanted...
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