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27th Nov 2022, 15:32
Replies: 65
Views: 17,980
Posted By albatross

JOKE —-I can reply with the truth and photos to...

JOKE —-I can reply with the truth and photos to prove it but the noise of all the black helicopters circling the house is distracting and now. there are 2 fellows in black suits at the door wanting...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Nov 2022, 18:55
Replies: 21
Views: 5,481
Posted By albatross

Thanks …I see that now ….a very fuzzy photo on my...

Thanks …I see that now ….a very fuzzy photo on my Ipad.
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Nov 2022, 18:51
Replies: 22
Views: 4,277
Posted By albatross

From a Facebook site. ”Reminds me of a story...

From a Facebook site.
”Reminds me of a story from the 50’s. Pilot and Engineer enroute to Churchill Manitoba following the railway in a 47 on bags
The weather is bad, The headwinds strong. Fuel is...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Nov 2022, 18:30
Replies: 21
Views: 5,481
Posted By albatross

https://www.varmatin.com/faits-divers/deux-morts-u...

https://www.varmatin.com/faits-divers/deux-morts-une-victime-de-nationalite-russe-ce-que-lon-sait-sur-le-crash-dun-helicoptere-a-eze-810344

What is the white structure in front of the wreckage?...
25th Nov 2022, 16:34
Replies: 52
Views: 6,468
Posted By albatross

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1020x2000/68a20f3c_bc53_42ce_9c24_3c3305d7f6d3_8aba1b8a9691fe7f96abf9e373fb57e3c2c0c2c6.jpeg
These are very useful.
25th Nov 2022, 16:20
Replies: 47
Views: 8,812
Posted By albatross

There is a very nice APP called “Morse-It”.

There is a very nice APP called “Morse-It”.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Nov 2022, 18:13
Replies: 15
Views: 2,356
Posted By albatross

So did the Scout and the Skeeter share the same...

So did the Scout and the Skeeter share the same TR blades but on different hubs?
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Nov 2022, 15:21
Replies: 15
Views: 2,356
Posted By albatross

Thanks to all for your input. Cheers ...

Thanks to all for your input.
Cheers
Albatross
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Nov 2022, 01:00
Replies: 15
Views: 2,356
Posted By albatross

Unidentified TR Blade

Can anyone identify what helicopter this comes from.
A fellow in another group wants to know.
He purchased it at a garage sale in Canada.
Thanks for any clues.
Cheers
Albatross....
6th Nov 2022, 08:48
Replies: 42
Views: 18,600
Posted By albatross

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1276x879/f8e0925e_d748_4760_ae9d_75bf52d097d7_29e7ec7aa49193b31036a5649174a2afb2c61431.jpeg
Location.
5th Nov 2022, 20:15
Replies: 12,331
Views: 11,343,968
Posted By albatross

Perhaps they can send one to Putrid at his...

Perhaps they can send one to Putrid at his mansion.
You know, just as a neighbourly “House Warming Gift”.
4th Nov 2022, 21:55
Replies: 1,766
Views: 110,641
Posted By albatross

There’s a “ 2B or not 2B? That is the question.”...

There’s a “ 2B or not 2B? That is the question.” joke here but it’s way too easy a shot.
3rd Nov 2022, 19:11
Replies: 12,331
Views: 11,343,968
Posted By albatross

Unfortunately, Usertim, from everything we are...

Unfortunately, Usertim, from everything we are seeing at the moment it appears that the Russians and their leaders are, in fact and deed, really stupid.
Opening this thread every morning is preceded...
3rd Nov 2022, 18:48
Replies: 528
Views: 240,153
Posted By albatross

Nothing like a “Strongly Worded Memo” to rock...

Nothing like a “Strongly Worded Memo” to rock them back on their heels!
Must try that in a bar fight with a biker gang. I don’t imagine a good outcome.
I worked in Iran. Like everywhere else in...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Nov 2022, 18:17
Replies: 9
Views: 1,772
Posted By albatross

So your flight could require a total 3...

So your flight could require a total 3 alternates, One takeoff alternate, if required, and 2 alternates for your destination. Fun.
2nd Nov 2022, 19:06
Replies: 528
Views: 240,153
Posted By albatross

Reminds me of the invasion of the Falklands. ...

Reminds me of the invasion of the Falklands.

”Sir. The Mothers of the tortured and missing are protesting in the streets!”

”Humm we need a distraction quickly! Suggestions?”

”I know sir. We...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Nov 2022, 18:43
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By albatross

What do CT and PT stand for? I assume compressor...

What do CT and PT stand for? I assume compressor turbine and power turbine. If so could. it have something to do with OEI training?
Every aircraft I flew with an OEI training switch had a big DO NOT...
2nd Nov 2022, 16:36
Replies: 57
Views: 15,615
Posted By albatross

Waiting for a flight to Africa once at. Paris...

Waiting for a flight to Africa once at. Paris CDG.
Capt and co-pilot emerge from the jetway screaming at one another and exit the lounge.
Cabin attendants show up next.
Aircraft ( B 747 named Big...
29th Oct 2022, 16:36
Replies: 57
Views: 15,615
Posted By albatross

The most dreaded words…”A Hydraulic System...

The most dreaded words…”A Hydraulic System Issue”, Never, ever a quick fix.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Oct 2022, 15:59
Replies: 150
Views: 24,871
Posted By albatross

Armchair aviating on my part just speculating in...

Armchair aviating on my part just speculating in a nice quiet living room that isn’t emitting smoke and trying to kill me in a new and unexpected manner.
If as you say the crew had known what the...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Oct 2022, 22:09
Replies: 150
Views: 24,871
Posted By albatross

So just for clarification is there a fully...

So just for clarification is there a fully mechanical connection between the ECL “Throttle Levers” and the fuel control?
If so would it have been possible to control power and RPM by using them...
21st Oct 2022, 20:54
Replies: 308
Views: 56,631
Posted By albatross

Don’t know if someone has already posted this...

Don’t know if someone has already posted this story.
“It’s Deja Vu all over again!” to quote Yogi Berra of US baseball fame who was famoius for his “yogi-isms”.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Oct 2022, 20:33
Replies: 150
Views: 24,871
Posted By albatross

I wonder if the wiring bundle was incorrectly...

I wonder if the wiring bundle was incorrectly secured during assembly or after delivery from the factory.
It will be a “learning experience” for a Quality Assurance and Inspection Team somewhere....
18th Oct 2022, 17:55
Replies: 153
Views: 44,338
Posted By albatross

You: “I think I will install a monitored home...

You: “I think I will install a monitored home alarm and cameras due to the rise of vicious Home Invasions in the area!”

Local gang of vicious Home Invaders: “Don’t you dare install a Home Alarm....
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Oct 2022, 15:52
Replies: 35
Views: 5,280
Posted By albatross

John: Any truth to the old tale that. the...

John:
Any truth to the old tale that. the engineer who designed the mixing unit for the 76 ended up in deep therapy?
US after looking at the mixing unit on display at FSI WPB: “Can you explain...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Oct 2022, 21:18
Replies: 35
Views: 5,280
Posted By albatross

Nice clean cut! Kudos to whomever sharpened the...

Nice clean cut!
Kudos to whomever sharpened the blades.
17th Oct 2022, 21:13
Replies: 51
Views: 7,003
Posted By albatross

In over 45+ years i of aviating I have not even...

In over 45+ years i of aviating I have not even once been asked to use or even been given the QFE.
I do remember it being briefly talked about on various courses but only as an interesting...
17th Oct 2022, 20:49
Replies: 153
Views: 44,338
Posted By albatross

JOKE I can’t help thinking: NATO should have...

JOKE
I can’t help thinking: NATO should have named this week’s exercises “Frequent Finger” or “Deployed Digit”.

I can only imagine the Military pundits on Fox, CNN ect. trying to say that without...
17th Oct 2022, 19:48
Replies: 51
Views: 7,003
Posted By albatross

Dumb Colonial but: ” Is not DA used for...

Dumb Colonial but:
” Is not DA used for non-precision approaches and DH for precision ( ILS) approaches. You may not descend below a DA until you have “The Runway Environment” in sight but you...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Oct 2022, 21:57
Replies: 23
Views: 3,246
Posted By albatross

Heading overseas to Africa one day routed by our...

Heading overseas to Africa one day routed by our travel department via Chicago to jump on Swissair. ( A strange an convoluted routing Montreal- Toronto-Chicago-Zurich - Africa. especially as Swissair...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Oct 2022, 19:19
Replies: 23
Views: 3,246
Posted By albatross

Funny one… Visiting the guys in the tower at...

Funny one…
Visiting the guys in the tower at CYUL in Montreal years ago.
Very busy time of day in the zone. With a mix of IFR and VFR aircraft wandering about.
A fellow calls, obviously not...
12th Oct 2022, 17:43
Replies: 12,331
Views: 11,343,968
Posted By albatross

My fear is that if Putrid is given a quick “Base...

My fear is that if Putrid is given a quick “Base Jumping for Dictators’ (Sans Parachute) Course” that he will be replaced with a more competent, fanatical, bloodthirsty warmonger.
Best case would be...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2022, 16:53
Replies: 150
Views: 24,871
Posted By albatross

Anyone have a link to the full “Emergency Alert”?

Anyone have a link to the full “Emergency Alert”?
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2022, 00:01
Replies: 5,673
Views: 3,509,862
Posted By albatross

I found his posts and photos fantastic and looked...

I found his posts and photos fantastic and looked forward to them.
All the best to Vertical Freedom wherever you are.
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Oct 2022, 22:52
Replies: 18
Views: 2,987
Posted By albatross

Escape Capsule tests. ...

Escape Capsule tests.
https://youtu.be/q-rs5X81X28
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