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Forum: Rotorheads
10th Mar 2020, 13:12
Replies: 252
Views: 37,797
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Bell_ringer Are you saying I can't just make my...

Bell_ringer Are you saying I can't just make my mind up on this by reading a few posts by my favourite forum friends who have no relevant research experience and hand out cast-iron guarantees ranging...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Mar 2020, 18:03
Replies: 252
Views: 37,797
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

I'd not heard of carbon shaming. I suppose the...

I'd not heard of carbon shaming. I suppose the serious aspect of that is attitudes do change over time particularly between different generations. Actually one thing that's really surprised me is the...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Mar 2020, 17:33
Replies: 15
Views: 2,468
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Bit before my time, but didn't the Twilight Zone...

Bit before my time, but didn't the Twilight Zone accident (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twilight_Zone_accident) change risk assessment and have a lasting effect on aerial photography?
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Mar 2020, 17:26
Replies: 15
Views: 2,468
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Gordy The text of that regulation doesn't help to...

Gordy The text of that regulation doesn't help to understand it unless you understand precisely what's meant by "complies with any routes or altitudes specifically prescribed for helicopters...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Mar 2020, 17:18
Replies: 252
Views: 37,797
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

It's 2020. It's interesting to note that one...

It's 2020. It's interesting to note that one school child has become rather prominent in spreading the word of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to the masses and politicians. I...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Mar 2020, 11:58
Replies: 15
Views: 2,468
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Aerial photography below 500ft AGL in the US

What's the procedure in the US to ask the FAA for permission for helicopter-based aerial photography below 500ft above-ground-level in areas where the 500ft rule (from 91.119...
5th Mar 2020, 11:50
Replies: 28
Views: 18,329
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

I've never paid much attention to this, do push...

I've never paid much attention to this, do push chairs always go in the hold?

Something weird happened a few years ago when some pushchairs/prams suddenly became very expensive, e.g the Bugaboo....
Forum: Tech Log
24th Feb 2020, 09:37
Replies: 3
Views: 1,518
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Reasons to divert from LCY to STN?

I heard BA3296 (https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ba3296#23f64f19) (G-LCYK ERJ 190-100 SR) diverted yesterday from LCY to STN and landed with the fire service in attendance. It was announced...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Nov 2019, 11:19
Replies: 6
Views: 1,545
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Indeed, but there must be some unfortunate...

Indeed, but there must be some unfortunate combinations of events where you can end up in a risky state, e.g. instructed to replace A+B+C components and C is omitted from list, then if A+B are...
Forum: Tech Log
31st Oct 2019, 00:42
Replies: 6
Views: 1,545
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

747 maintenance manuals - issue from 1990 lacking detail

There was a story on The Register a few days ago about an issue from many years ago with 747 manuals, there's a certain style to their articles and headlines which may annoy the uninitiated, but here...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jun 2019, 00:16
Replies: 58
Views: 25,903
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

I'm wondering if being light was a contributing...

I'm wondering if being light was a contributing factor here? I'm sure many of us would think downwind departures and arrivals are going to be fine if there's oodles of surplus power but if heavier we...
11th Jun 2019, 23:40
Replies: 37
Views: 25,292
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

That sounds unlikely but possibly just because...

That sounds unlikely but possibly just because it's a slight misintepretation of events. It would be more likely that the software update was applied correctly but that some niche receivers either...
11th Jun 2019, 23:23
Replies: 37
Views: 25,292
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Are you saying that GPS can accurately calculate...

Are you saying that GPS can accurately calculate GS/VS/direction purely by observing the received, doppler-shifed-due-to-GPS-receiver-movement carrier frequencies from satellites? It would be...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2019, 15:19
Replies: 252
Views: 37,797
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

I don't follow US politics closely, I'm sure...

I don't follow US politics closely, I'm sure there's a lot going on there that the rest of the world can learn from. If this was around October 2018 then it's probably a reference to the IPCC: SR1.5...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2019, 12:42
Replies: 252
Views: 37,797
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

For anyone with a spare afternoon on 3rd April...

For anyone with a spare afternoon on 3rd April 2019 in London: Royal Meteorological Society: The Pliocene: The Last Time Earth had >400 ppm of Atmospheric CO2...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Feb 2019, 13:33
Replies: 109
Views: 37,186
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Major disruption by drone with serious economic...

Major disruption by drone with serious economic consequences: https://www.pprune.org/jet-blast/616498-gatwick-drone-s-5.html
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Nov 2018, 16:23
Replies: 1,208
Views: 589,973
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

The Sun's video shows the (red) strobe light...

The Sun's video shows the (red) strobe light clearly and it illuminates the disc in an interesting way. It flashes as regularly (a fraction over 1Hz) as you'd expect but something changes when the...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2018, 14:07
Replies: 109
Views: 37,186
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Lego UAVs: ...

Lego UAVs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJULlmN_XWI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTjnM46DH_Y
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2018, 11:14
Replies: 109
Views: 37,186
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Helitech International have got themselves a "UAV...

Helitech International have got themselves a "UAV Zone":


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Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2018, 00:14
Replies: 109
Views: 37,186
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Aerial photos of burnt stuff in California:...

Aerial photos of burnt stuff in California: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45135098
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2018, 13:46
Replies: 109
Views: 37,186
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

An attack on a head of state:...

An attack on a head of state: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-45073385

There was a chap on Radio 4 talking about anti drone measures and one thing he mentioned was targeting...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jun 2018, 00:52
Replies: 109
Views: 37,186
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

News on Google's Project Maven:...

News on Google's Project Maven: https://gizmodo.com/google-plans-not-to-renew-its-contract-for-project-mave-1826488620
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Mar 2018, 15:04
Replies: 463
Views: 154,982
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

For reference, one previous water entry (for a...

For reference, one previous water entry (for a 206B with no floats) where some PAX got out, some didn't, (presumably standard Bell harness up front and lap belts in the back):
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Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2018, 14:04
Replies: 463
Views: 154,982
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

What criteria are going into your evaluation? ...

What criteria are going into your evaluation?

I find myself in an odd position here as someone who very recently recommended the tourist flight in NYC to friends for a summer trip. I did it many...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Dec 2015, 13:27
Replies: 2
Views: 1,910
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

WAA are back. Matched funds are still available...

WAA are back. Matched funds are still available on the last day, today, of this year's Big Give Christmas Challenge:
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