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Forum: Rotorheads
13th Nov 2008, 21:43
Replies: 1
Views: 994
Posted By bladewashout

How dry .....

To anyone who has ever kept a heli in an unheated dehumidified hangar, what relative humidity range did you try to keep it at?

The kit I've bought is getting me to about 55 - 60%, but getting down...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Oct 2008, 20:59
Replies: 26
Views: 6,891
Posted By bladewashout

Amazing flying and some very brave men..... ...

Amazing flying and some very brave men.....

BW
13th Oct 2008, 17:54
Replies: 72
Views: 8,179
Posted By bladewashout

When I did some training in the US (helicopter),...

When I did some training in the US (helicopter), it was emphasised that 2/3 of fatal helicopter accidents involve one or more of:

- poor weather
- night
- flying below 500ft agl (outside...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Oct 2008, 18:31
Replies: 15
Views: 3,223
Posted By bladewashout

Don't hold your breath too much on newish R44s in...

Don't hold your breath too much on newish R44s in the UK.

A reasonably equipped new R44 Raven II ordered in December 2007 before the Jan and July price rises and delivered in mid 2008 would have...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Sep 2008, 12:32
Replies: 45
Views: 10,520
Posted By bladewashout

ETL2GO My grown up opinion is that if your...

ETL2GO

My grown up opinion is that if your interest is simply academic, it's interesting, but you should never knowingly exceed the gauge other than in a life-threatening situation and should...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jun 2008, 05:22
Replies: 15
Views: 4,320
Posted By bladewashout

Many thanks, all something to go on including an...

Many thanks, all something to go on including an offer of free ones! Isn't pprune wonderful...

BW
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jun 2008, 17:48
Replies: 15
Views: 4,320
Posted By bladewashout

Helicopter Safety Signs

We're setting up a helipad at a residential site, would like to find some decent signs to put around the landing area and the hangar to make people aware of the dangers.

Anyone know of a company...
23rd May 2008, 06:59
Replies: 5
Views: 1,898
Posted By bladewashout

I've also had this, under XP and Vista. System...

I've also had this, under XP and Vista. System just keeps resetting the l/r positions on its own, it's rubbish!

The easiest way to fix it is to get your general settings as you want them with the...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd May 2008, 21:45
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By bladewashout

When the spindle bearings are sh*gged at the 500...

When the spindle bearings are sh*gged at the 500 and nobody can tell you who oversped the rotors in auto, the insurance won't pay out because there's no 'event' to link it to and you have to cough up...
22nd May 2008, 20:46
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By bladewashout

Dell special offer, starts at 199+VAT. Anything...

Dell special offer, starts at 199+VAT. Anything over 299+VAT in upgrades makes it ship for free.

Use MS office 2007 student and teacher edition.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Apr 2008, 18:47
Replies: 1,494
Views: 410,152
Posted By bladewashout

I always give some resistance to the governor's...

I always give some resistance to the governor's throttle increase on startup for just this reason - slightly holding it back against the rise so I have full control if it goes skyward, sounds like...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Apr 2008, 07:07
Replies: 29
Views: 1,675
Posted By bladewashout

Count me in, travelling from south of the Luton...

Count me in, travelling from south of the Luton zone.

BW
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Mar 2008, 10:20
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By bladewashout

If it's company owned but the director pays the...

If it's company owned but the director pays the same rental as any contract user pays (arms length negotiation, including VAT), then I can't see how the revenue can complain.

You win at the end...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Feb 2008, 12:29
Replies: 1,494
Views: 410,152
Posted By bladewashout

FLY 7 See your pms BW

FLY 7

See your pms

BW
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Feb 2008, 20:41
Replies: 1,494
Views: 410,152
Posted By bladewashout

Well I just added the 30k to the bill and ordered...

Well I just added the 30k to the bill and ordered the raven II on the basis that I'd willingly hand it over in those moments between forgetting the carb heat and hitting the ground....

Also,...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Nov 2007, 09:24
Replies: 32
Views: 1,522
Posted By bladewashout

You don't need to wrap him up in cotton wool,...

You don't need to wrap him up in cotton wool, he'll have enough of it inside his skull once he's been punched senseless a few times... ;)

BW
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Nov 2007, 09:19
Replies: 19
Views: 1,931
Posted By bladewashout

From a practical point of view, you are going to...

From a practical point of view, you are going to need a very small instructor taking you on very short flights.

BW
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Nov 2007, 18:54
Replies: 15
Views: 2,507
Posted By bladewashout

None. Almost anyone can do it, just takes...

None.

Almost anyone can do it, just takes some more practice than others. Doesn't make them better or worse, myself case in point!

An inferior attribute might be the ability to waste far more...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Nov 2007, 20:49
Replies: 155
Views: 24,946
Posted By bladewashout

Does the rotation of the helicopter clockwise...

Does the rotation of the helicopter clockwise around the mast affect the RRPM measurement? I'm thinking about 550 RPM (for an R44?) at 102% would need 5% reduction to hit 97%, that's about 25 rpm...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Nov 2007, 21:28
Replies: 17
Views: 1,938
Posted By bladewashout

In the UK, "permitted development" allows you to...

In the UK, "permitted development" allows you to put in abuilding up to 4m high with a pitched roof, in your garden, so long as not more than 1/2 your garden is covered with buildings, and so long as...
28th Oct 2007, 09:04
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By bladewashout

I've used trackpoints for about 10 years since...

I've used trackpoints for about 10 years since they arrived, they are great once you get used to them, and I can drop the cursor exactly where I want it.

I found the pads a pain in the neck,...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Oct 2007, 12:17
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By bladewashout

http://www.homeinformationpacks.gov.uk/consumer/65...

http://www.homeinformationpacks.gov.uk/consumer/65_How_do_I_compile_my_own_Pack.html

Doesn't look too hard.

BW
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Oct 2007, 09:02
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By bladewashout

Been there: he will work hard for 6 weeks,...

Been there: he will work hard for 6 weeks, thereafter your property will not be pushed: why should he - he's not going to make any commission on it, and his other properties will give him commission,...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Oct 2007, 07:23
Replies: 36
Views: 3,014
Posted By bladewashout

... oh dear, Friday morning.... :( BW

... oh dear, Friday morning.... :(

BW
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2007, 20:24
Replies: 20
Views: 1,556
Posted By bladewashout

Does anyone know what he actually stands for? ...

Does anyone know what he actually stands for?

Seems to be trying to get the popular vote by binning anything unpopular and linked to Blair, nicking other people's ideas and hammering hundreds of...
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