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Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jan 2023, 15:55
Replies: 28
Views: 5,303
Posted By Robbiee

​​​​​This generation's obsession with safety is...

​​​​​This generation's obsession with safety is taking all the fun out of living.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jan 2023, 20:47
Replies: 30
Views: 5,946
Posted By Robbiee

"I know that balcony with the topless chick is...

"I know that balcony with the topless chick is one of these,...?"
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jan 2023, 01:25
Replies: 23
Views: 5,238
Posted By Robbiee

Lol, yeah I noticed this too a while back (and...

Lol, yeah I noticed this too a while back (and apparently so did the FAA 'cause they issued a reminder about doing hover checks a number of years ago).

Sadly, a lot of these just pick it up and...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Nov 2022, 16:04
Replies: 62
Views: 15,579
Posted By Robbiee

Never had any problem manipulating the throttle...

Never had any problem manipulating the throttle during the once in a blue moon (i.e. during BFRs) times I've had to do Governor off and/or Tail Rotor Failure,...just slid my hand up, takes like two...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Nov 2022, 16:37
Replies: 62
Views: 15,579
Posted By Robbiee

I identify as "A simple loser running out the...

I identify as "A simple loser running out the clock".

However, in light of my State's recent decent into lunacy, I've replaced all my pronouns with "asshole". Therefore, you may refer to me as,...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Nov 2022, 01:47
Replies: 62
Views: 15,579
Posted By Robbiee

The way good (experienced) Robby instructors deal...

The way good (experienced) Robby instructors deal with the death grip, is to instruct the student to place their three back fingers on the collective so that only the thumb and indext fingers are...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Nov 2022, 15:53
Replies: 62
Views: 15,579
Posted By Robbiee

I don't know what "California Cuisine" is either....

I don't know what "California Cuisine" is either. :(
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Nov 2022, 17:55
Replies: 62
Views: 15,579
Posted By Robbiee

Hmm, I don't know what "#rofl.." means, so maybe...

Hmm, I don't know what "#rofl.." means, so maybe you're right. Guess I'll just go back to emojis. :}
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Nov 2022, 15:28
Replies: 62
Views: 15,579
Posted By Robbiee

Wow,...if you're doing that, you need a better...

Wow,...if you're doing that, you need a better instructor, lol.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Nov 2022, 14:38
Replies: 62
Views: 15,579
Posted By Robbiee

Pretty sure that's what the POH refers to as...

Pretty sure that's what the POH refers to as "Loss of Tail Rotor Thrust".
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Nov 2022, 02:03
Replies: 62
Views: 15,579
Posted By Robbiee

They've been putting bladder tanks in Robby's for...

They've been putting bladder tanks in Robby's for several years now. May as well just say, "No one died this time thanks to the mandated seat belts".
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Nov 2022, 15:11
Replies: 62
Views: 15,579
Posted By Robbiee

Umm,...sure, I guess. If that makes you happy.

Umm,...sure, I guess. If that makes you happy.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Nov 2022, 21:43
Replies: 62
Views: 15,579
Posted By Robbiee

Hard to imagine that happening at sea level in a...

Hard to imagine that happening at sea level in a 44. Those things have really great tail rotor authority. I've never heard of anyone reaching the pedal stop on a 44, but I guess anything's possible?
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Nov 2022, 20:23
Replies: 62
Views: 15,579
Posted By Robbiee

R44's have plenty of power (certainly at sea...

R44's have plenty of power (certainly at sea level). Maybe he was just too heavy?
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Nov 2022, 05:06
Replies: 62
Views: 15,579
Posted By Robbiee

Looks like maybe he got too slow in a tailwind,...

Looks like maybe he got too slow in a tailwind, then his feet were asleep on the pedals?
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Nov 2022, 16:11
Replies: 7
Views: 2,902
Posted By Robbiee

If it weren't for Frank I'd of been flying an...

If it weren't for Frank I'd of been flying an S300. Both my back, my wallet, and my sense of fun thank you Frank for inventing the R22.

R.I.P.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Sep 2022, 16:47
Replies: 19
Views: 2,624
Posted By Robbiee

I'll probably catch a lot of flack for this, but...

I'll probably catch a lot of flack for this, but I actually feared Ground Resonance in the few fully-articulated choppers I've flown more than Mast Bumping in the 22.

I'm guessing its because I...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Sep 2022, 15:26
Replies: 39
Views: 6,986
Posted By Robbiee

If the pilot does absolutely nothing with the...

If the pilot does absolutely nothing with the cyclic upon encountering a right roll in low-g, will the mast still bump?
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2022, 06:02
Replies: 10
Views: 3,211
Posted By Robbiee

Guess I forgot #11. Always do a hover check! ...

Guess I forgot #11. Always do a hover check!

https://youtu.be/2TdFY6Qj_Zw?t=292
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2022, 03:34
Replies: 10
Views: 3,211
Posted By Robbiee

Hmm,... let's see; - 1. Always pee before a...

Hmm,... let's see;

- 1. Always pee before a flight
- 2. Always eat before a flight
- 3. Drink plenty of water before a flight
- 4. Always keep a Tums in my shirt pocket
- 5. Always keep a...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Sep 2022, 16:20
Replies: 88
Views: 12,905
Posted By Robbiee

Just thought of something. The...

Just thought of something. The Scudd-Runners,...that's a good name for a band.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Aug 2022, 14:49
Replies: 88
Views: 12,905
Posted By Robbiee

Well, that R44 video has been out for some time...

Well, that R44 video has been out for some time now and it didn't stop this pilot from scudd-running.

- just sayin'
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Aug 2022, 19:23
Replies: 39
Views: 6,986
Posted By Robbiee

The only way to completely eliminate this mast...

The only way to completely eliminate this mast bumping issue would be to add a third blade. Given that the newest addition to the small, light, piston, training world (the Cabri G2) does have a...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Aug 2022, 02:58
Replies: 39
Views: 6,986
Posted By Robbiee

As a guy whose flown several different R22s over...

As a guy whose flown several different R22s over San Pablo Bay over the years, I couldn't help but think about this one from time to time.

I sometimes wonder if maybe spacial disorientation had...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2022, 18:58
Replies: 88
Views: 12,905
Posted By Robbiee

Lmao,... I'm just being a realist. We're never...

Lmao,... I'm just being a realist. We're never gonna stop scudd-running!
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Aug 2022, 15:15
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Aug 2022, 03:52
Replies: 39
Views: 6,986
Posted By Robbiee

I don't know when that report was made, but that...

I don't know when that report was made, but that Coroner's recommendations of not flying in turbulence and slowing to 70kts have been in the R44 POH since '98, and the safety course has warned us...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2022, 20:29
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2022, 15:38
Replies: 79
Views: 7,775
Posted By Robbiee

I don't know who this Lou guy is, but are you...

I don't know who this Lou guy is, but are you sure he truly believed that a spinning rotor "was" a gyroscope, or that it just acted "like" a gyroscope?
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Aug 2022, 22:49
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By Robbiee

Dissymmetry of Lift and the R22

According to my textbook, Dissymmetry of Lift is corrected by the teetering and feathering of the main rotor. However, I also remember being told that the trim in the R22 was to compensate for...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2022, 17:51
Replies: 79
Views: 7,775
Posted By Robbiee

Well, I've never been in the military (and they...

Well, I've never been in the military (and they seem to have their own way of explaining things anyway which at times has conflicted with the civilian side), nor am I familiar with the term...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2022, 16:39
Replies: 79
Views: 7,775
Posted By Robbiee

As an American the only time I ever heard the...

As an American the only time I ever heard the term "blowback" was in reference to one of the things that happens after you get into "Low-rpm Rotor Stall" in the R22 and are falling to your death.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2022, 16:19
Replies: 79
Views: 7,775
Posted By Robbiee

Actually, I was agreeing with you that its a...

Actually, I was agreeing with you that its a combination of the onset of Dissymmetry of Lift and ETL.

"Just push through it" is the solution, not the explanation.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2022, 19:18
Replies: 171
Views: 53,672
Posted By Robbiee

Fences don't work in places I've experienced...

Fences don't work in places I've experienced "family j-walking", as they are in business areas where cars and delivery trucks have to make left turns periodically down the entire street.

,...but...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2022, 17:54
Replies: 79
Views: 7,775
Posted By Robbiee

Flight school was a long time ago, but I don't...

Flight school was a long time ago, but I don't remember "blowback" being associated with Transverse Flow.

From what I recall, yes, the onset of Dissymmetry of Lift and ETL will cause the nose to...
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