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20th Oct 2020, 12:38
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Posted By blue up

Getting staff home for Christmas

Getting staff home for Christmas.

One of my family members works near RDU and has found there are fewer options this year for getting UK staff home for Christmas. With short supply, prices have...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Oct 2020, 08:09
Replies: 10
Views: 1,779
Posted By blue up

No hi-viz jacket. Amazing he's still alive.

No hi-viz jacket. Amazing he's still alive.
17th Oct 2020, 19:39
Replies: 15
Views: 4,971
Posted By blue up

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1600x1200/ekxkzw0wkaaugvt_f8d0f4d948bfed5dd5d9874bba5bb484acbb6663.jpg

Save yer money and buy one of these?
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Oct 2020, 12:44
Replies: 59
Views: 7,616
Posted By blue up

Manuals arrived this morning from DG93. Many...

Manuals arrived this morning from DG93. Many thanks for your kind and generous offer! :ok:

I don't know who will be doing the heavy lifting but I'm hoping to get everything arranged in advance so...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Oct 2020, 16:13
Replies: 59
Views: 7,616
Posted By blue up

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/745x686/wesx11_4ee66116d913f069c71524f383eaefb1f883af09.png

Someone chopped the vertical section of the cabin to get the frame out. Not going to...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Oct 2020, 16:44
Replies: 59
Views: 7,616
Posted By blue up

Sadly, no manuals, other than the Haynes manual...

Sadly, no manuals, other than the Haynes manual which is on back order. We could maybe lift the rotor and gearbox in one piece but it looks from the ground as if the legs of the gearbox are wider...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Oct 2020, 14:28
Replies: 59
Views: 7,616
Posted By blue up

Has anyone hereabouts ever seen a Wessex...

Has anyone hereabouts ever seen a Wessex rotorhead being removed? The front mounts seem to be in such a position that they foul the rear of the Penthouse Suite. Ours has some nasty damage to the...
26th Sep 2020, 19:05
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By blue up

Sims don't have AMMs.

Sims don't have AMMs.
25th Sep 2020, 13:19
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By blue up

737 CL FMC database loading

Quick one...

Is the procedure for loading a new database the same as for the 747-400? Pop FMC breakers, select FMC L on loader, run disks, unselect, reset L breaker and then crossload? Also,...
17th Sep 2020, 18:40
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By blue up

Ahhhhh....PRC. The aroma of freshly scratched...

Ahhhhh....PRC. The aroma of freshly scratched anus. Fortunately I managed to avoid it in my 6 years of crash rebuilds. Being a metal basher had few privileges but avoiding sealant was one of them.
17th Sep 2020, 14:30
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By blue up

Thanks. B 1/2 is what I've got here. ...

Thanks. B 1/2 is what I've got here.

Nothing ventured, etc etc.
17th Sep 2020, 07:52
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By blue up

Thinning PRC

I've got a large quantity of out-of-date PRC to use on a Museum restoration. Is there anything that can be used to thin it? I've tried boiling the Semkit for half an hour in a water filled saucepan...
16th Sep 2020, 17:08
Replies: 41
Views: 18,680
Posted By blue up

Just below the cockpit on the left side it says...

Just below the cockpit on the left side it says "Invincible". How apt.
16th Sep 2020, 16:57
Replies: 25
Views: 6,684
Posted By blue up

Looks like he had his right foot on the brake...

Looks like he had his right foot on the brake pedal all the way to the floor. Should have applied his left foot to the clutch to get it back on the runway.
16th Sep 2020, 16:51
Replies: 12
Views: 2,112
Posted By blue up

Large Cessna single, many years ago. After an...

Large Cessna single, many years ago. After an expensive new engine had been fitted it was off for an engine run. Taxying downwind it must've caught a gust and the tail lifted in unison with a...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Sep 2020, 14:44
Replies: 59
Views: 7,616
Posted By blue up

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/988x741/wesx9b_d575077fc38bac9529664d10d4b32c6a422ef7d8.png
Slight corrosion. Isopon or Duct Tape?
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2020, 18:47
Replies: 59
Views: 7,616
Posted By blue up

Ah, too expensive, I'm told.:{ Meanwhile... ...

Ah, too expensive, I'm told.:{

Meanwhile...
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/980x735/img_1045_6d5e4b877d0d21f0e4618cb7c52766222adccb51.jpg
next bit made today.

Went to look...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Sep 2020, 13:18
Replies: 20
Views: 1,426
Posted By blue up

3 years ago I had a lump on my back. Got...

3 years ago I had a lump on my back. Got referred to the local NHS Hospital and had a photo taken. Before I even got home there was a phonecall to come back at 9AM the next day. Lump removed and...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Sep 2020, 14:48
Replies: 59
Views: 7,616
Posted By blue up

I think it is the one we dragged out of the Fire...

I think it is the one we dragged out of the Fire College at Moreton-in-the-Marsh. XP150??
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Sep 2020, 13:05
Replies: 214
Views: 22,647
Posted By blue up

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/768x790/capture_15963369d214d035ecafba291cd6eb79ccd61c76.jpg
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Sep 2020, 18:47
Replies: 59
Views: 7,616
Posted By blue up

2 rotor heads and 2 engines, one of them still...

2 rotor heads and 2 engines, one of them still new in the box.:)

I think I now know how the ratchet mechanism works. That handle with the pin in it won't rotate, only unclip from the holder. ...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Sep 2020, 16:12
Replies: 59
Views: 7,616
Posted By blue up

A quick question?...The tail release ratcheting...

A quick question?...The tail release ratcheting system has failed so that although the handle releases there is no movement of the locking/unlocking mechanism, kinda like a Chinese socket set.:* Any...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Sep 2020, 15:56
Replies: 59
Views: 7,616
Posted By blue up

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/998x739/wesx8_fc5c33c9783d3dc40df8656bada5872728e583cc.jpg


We have another 'spares' ship here but it is a little.....crusty.
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Sep 2020, 14:01
Replies: 59
Views: 7,616
Posted By blue up

Wessex lovers?

I'm starting to embark on a Museum rebuild of an ex-RN Wessex. Are there any Ppruners who I could call upon for photos, manuals and occasional e-mailed maintenance tips?

The rotor head and the...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Aug 2020, 15:26
Replies: 366
Views: 417,249
Posted By blue up

My wife asked me what my ring tone was. I...

My wife asked me what my ring tone was.
I wasn't sure so I simply showed her.
Turns out that the answer is "Medium Brown"
:O
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