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Forum: Rotorheads
28th Apr 2012, 21:26
Replies: 4
Views: 2,835
Posted By Talk the Torque

There's basically two methods of making an...

There's basically two methods of making an approach offshore by day (rather than complicate the issue with night).

An en-route let down leads to a visual approach at the rig and uses the weather...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Sep 2010, 07:47
Replies: 60
Views: 16,097
Posted By Talk the Torque

HF, Enjoy your retirement and take care. ...

HF,

Enjoy your retirement and take care.

You always made me chuckle

TTT

Ps Who's going to ground run all those Dauphins in storage?
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2010, 22:12
Replies: 60
Views: 16,097
Posted By Talk the Torque

Shell M, Why don't you re-read Sliding Doors...

Shell M,

Why don't you re-read Sliding Doors post where he explains that some are still facing the threat of redundancy, and then re-read your post where you comment that there was no need to...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Aug 2010, 10:23
Replies: 60
Views: 16,097
Posted By Talk the Torque

Shell M, No matter what colour your flying...

Shell M,

No matter what colour your flying suit or which office block you work in, it shouldn't be hard to empathise with what the guys and gals have undergone at Humberside recently. They had no...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jul 2010, 09:00
Replies: 91
Views: 20,401
Posted By Talk the Torque

I beg to differ as the Viking Golf has the old...

I beg to differ as the Viking Golf has the old sea crane that sits above the level of the deck!

TTT
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jun 2010, 07:04
Replies: 3
Views: 1,438
Posted By Talk the Torque

Pistongone, London HEMS (G-EHMS) is crewed...

Pistongone,

London HEMS (G-EHMS) is crewed by two pilots, so it could be simply that the LHS pilot was handling at the time. Two pilots in this case is the exception to the rest of the UK HEMS...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Mar 2010, 08:46
Replies: 89
Views: 9,261
Posted By Talk the Torque

JimL - The link I posted about airspace...

JimL - The link I posted about airspace classification came straight off the CAA website. The changes were NOTAM'd in 2008 (I think) before being incorporated into the AIP.

The AIP link:...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Mar 2010, 20:26
Replies: 89
Views: 9,261
Posted By Talk the Torque

I fear, as I am sure that many on this thread do,...

I fear, as I am sure that many on this thread do, that you are ill prepared for flights such as in Crab's account.

At 200 feet AGL and poor visibility, how do you plan to keep within the 500 foot...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Mar 2010, 19:36
Replies: 89
Views: 9,261
Posted By Talk the Torque

No barking but I'd suggest you look at: ...

No barking but I'd suggest you look at:

http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/64/200890108ATSAirspaceClassificationV3.pdf

Even in class F and G airspace - "Helicopters at a speed which, having regard to...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Mar 2010, 19:14
Replies: 89
Views: 9,261
Posted By Talk the Torque

Are you aware that there is a legal minimum...

Are you aware that there is a legal minimum visibility for VFR flight in the UK for helicopters?

And exactly how low would that be to stay clear of cloud?

TTT
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Mar 2010, 18:17
Replies: 89
Views: 9,261
Posted By Talk the Torque

Just curious, but what are your limitations in...

Just curious, but what are your limitations in terms of visibility and cloudbase then?

Have you ever been IMC?

Would have to agree with Colibri and Helimutt that 200 feet ASL and 3/4nm over...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Mar 2010, 16:58
Replies: 100
Views: 23,331
Posted By Talk the Torque

So is that three Dauphins now operating for...

So is that three Dauphins now operating for GNAA??

G-HEMS - SA365N
G-MLTY - AS365N2
G-NHAA - AS365N2

The last two are registered to the GNAA already but their website still shows the MD902...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Mar 2010, 07:40
Replies: 89
Views: 31,810
Posted By Talk the Torque

Somewhat behind the times! There's nothing...

Somewhat behind the times!

There's nothing like accurate journalistic research! :ugh:

TTT
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Feb 2010, 14:47
Replies: 50
Views: 7,109
Posted By Talk the Torque

TET - Wasn't trying to suggest that it was a...

TET - Wasn't trying to suggest that it was a manouvre by choice.

Lift from the helideck, stabilise and then a positive vertical climb until TDP. On reaching, it is a positive (think dynamic may...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Feb 2010, 12:16
Replies: 50
Views: 7,109
Posted By Talk the Torque

Maybe? Which S76 version are we talking about? ...

Maybe? Which S76 version are we talking about?

If the wind is below a certain limit, they may have reduced payloads to offer the customer. Maybe that placed constraints on the range to which it...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Feb 2010, 07:08
Replies: 1,407
Views: 237,546
Posted By Talk the Torque

Can I suggest that we start a new thread with the...

Can I suggest that we start a new thread with the new chapter so that we can follow the progress from announcement to implementation without having 71 pages of arguing to troll through?

Just a...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Feb 2010, 07:01
Replies: 100
Views: 23,331
Posted By Talk the Torque

Will Multiflight be providing the pilots for GNAA...

Will Multiflight be providing the pilots for GNAA as well, or have they just sold the aircaft to them?

TTT
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Feb 2010, 16:55
Replies: 24
Views: 3,883
Posted By Talk the Torque

It most certainly does not. Any good Ambulance...

It most certainly does not. Any good Ambulance controller will look at the nature of the incident and despatch resources appropriately. Sometimes a paramedic crew on a van will be the better...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Feb 2010, 16:31
Replies: 24
Views: 3,883
Posted By Talk the Torque

Iím not sure who would say the above, but it does...

Iím not sure who would say the above, but it does sound a little like journalistic probing.

I can tell you that I have attended lots of trauma accidents where HEMS has played a vital role in...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Feb 2010, 15:52
Replies: 17
Views: 4,509
Posted By Talk the Torque

Truckstop - Didn't know your father i'm afraid,...

Truckstop - Didn't know your father i'm afraid, but sorry to hear of your loss.

Delta/ bondu - I had to look at the name twice for exactly that reason!

TTT
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Feb 2010, 15:47
Replies: 19
Views: 2,312
Posted By Talk the Torque

The Royal College of Surgeons recommended...

The Royal College of Surgeons recommended regional trauma centres supported by a network of air ambulances way back in 1988, so its by no means a new idea.

I'm sure many air ambulances bypass the...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jan 2010, 12:20
Replies: 42
Views: 12,715
Posted By Talk the Torque

With a registration like that, I think it was...

With a registration like that, I think it was doomed from the start.

G-ESUS

TTT :cool:
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jan 2010, 18:44
Replies: 38
Views: 7,077
Posted By Talk the Torque

Could be a factor................ TTT

Could be a factor................

TTT
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jan 2010, 03:56
Replies: 6
Views: 1,936
Posted By Talk the Torque

Care to elaborate? Thought that there were recent...

Care to elaborate? Thought that there were recent propspects of the numbers reducing?

TTT
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jan 2010, 16:25
Replies: 9
Views: 17,206
Posted By Talk the Torque

The Met Office are probably the only ones that...

The Met Office are probably the only ones that keep records of past TAFS etc

Can't see a number quickly though i'm afraid.

TTT
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