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Forum: Rotorheads
14th Oct 2019, 14:36
Replies: 16
Views: 2,586
Posted By ApolloHeli

To correct some details, it was a B3 (G-HKCN)...

To correct some details, it was a B3 (G-HKCN) that crashed after a fuel bowser cover (not tied down - it was considered snug enough that tie downs weren't necessary) was recirculated in the downwash...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2019, 21:52
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By ApolloHeli

Why do you think an ATO doesn't follow Part-NCO...

Why do you think an ATO doesn't follow Part-NCO (or NCC depending on the aircraft)? The reference you've provided seems spot on to me. NCO covers training flights from my understanding.
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Oct 2019, 21:42
Replies: 180
Views: 29,084
Posted By ApolloHeli

Just a point regarding semantics, but the blade...

Just a point regarding semantics, but the blade doesn't speed up because of the law of conservation of angular momentum. The law is a simple and accurate way to predict a rotating body's behaviour,...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Sep 2019, 17:26
Replies: 3
Views: 5,001
Posted By ApolloHeli

Report's out...

Report's out https://www.gov.uk/aaib-reports/aaib-investigation-to-guimbal-cabri-g2-g-perh
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Sep 2019, 21:21
Replies: 68
Views: 38,823
Posted By ApolloHeli

Might explain the EAD on all new AS350 B3e's

Might explain the EAD on all new AS350 B3e's
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Sep 2019, 13:19
Replies: 239
Views: 220,966
Posted By ApolloHeli

Can you elaborate on what you mean by...

Can you elaborate on what you mean by "waivers"?
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Sep 2019, 13:17
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By ApolloHeli

Elite Helicopters at Fairoaks is about 40-50...

Elite Helicopters at Fairoaks is about 40-50 minutes by car down the A3 from Kensington. I flew with them while living in Cheslea. +44 1243 530165...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Sep 2019, 19:03
Replies: 68
Views: 38,823
Posted By ApolloHeli

Can't see the VSI but doesn't 8FLI for 80kts/10...

Can't see the VSI but doesn't 8FLI for 80kts/10 AOB seem like more power than necessary? Nose down attitude suggests the power isn't for a climb (that's how I interpret it).
(I'm alluding to...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Sep 2019, 20:04
Replies: 239
Views: 220,966
Posted By ApolloHeli

I've seen the IR sponsorship but sadly I'm about...

I've seen the IR sponsorship but sadly I'm about two months late for that. Aside from an S92 FO position that has been advertised on Bristow's "Jobs" page since much earlier this year, I don't see...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Sep 2019, 19:54
Replies: 239
Views: 220,966
Posted By ApolloHeli

As someone soon to be at the "ab initio" stage of...

As someone soon to be at the "ab initio" stage of CPL(H)/IR could you please point me in the vague direction where pilots are lacking?
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Sep 2019, 15:47
Replies: 4
Views: 2,902
Posted By ApolloHeli

Swiss Police Report (in German):...

Swiss Police Report (in German): https://www.gr.ch/DE/institutionen/verwaltung/djsg/kapo/aktuelles/medien/2019/Seiten/201909101.aspx

Main note from the police report: only one light injury to a 60...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Sep 2019, 08:10
Replies: 68
Views: 38,823
Posted By ApolloHeli

Some extra information in this article that...

Some extra information in this article that hasn't been posted in this thread, and it's in english.

https://www.thelocal.se/20190901/swedish-pilot-and-five-others-die-in-norway-helicopter-crash
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Sep 2019, 13:00
Replies: 49
Views: 11,841
Posted By ApolloHeli

Here's some pages regarding fuel limitations on...

Here's some pages regarding fuel limitations on the EC135T2 I found on my computer.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2019, 18:46
Replies: 1
Views: 911
Posted By ApolloHeli

Mars Autonomous Helicopter

Interesting look at what's being sent to Mars. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhsZUZmJvaM
Basically sounds like a co-ax tail rotor sized drone.
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Aug 2019, 22:05
Replies: 33
Views: 7,006
Posted By ApolloHeli

Does "ab initio" mean fresh out of CPL(H)...

Does "ab initio" mean fresh out of CPL(H) training or no licence at all?
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2019, 21:07
Replies: 65
Views: 16,579
Posted By ApolloHeli

As much as I enjoy poking fun at Robbies I'm...

As much as I enjoy poking fun at Robbies I'm inclined to agree with this point. The sheer number of incidents involving them can't only be attributed to their design flaws.
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2019, 17:36
Replies: 65
Views: 16,579
Posted By ApolloHeli

Looking at that slope I'm not sure how likely it...

Looking at that slope I'm not sure how likely it is that the stinger caught the ground. Would have had to have been very nose up?
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2019, 08:33
Replies: 65
Views: 16,579
Posted By ApolloHeli

I hope the insurance policy covers "acts of God"...

I hope the insurance policy covers "acts of God" in that case!
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Aug 2019, 20:31
Replies: 65
Views: 16,579
Posted By ApolloHeli

R44 Crash Leicester 3rd August 19

Interesting video. Anyone have anymore details? Looks just like a case of big helicopter small garden to me...
...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Aug 2019, 20:05
Replies: 73
Views: 15,754
Posted By ApolloHeli

Got plenty of good books to recommend but nothing...

Got plenty of good books to recommend but nothing to add beyond that.
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jul 2019, 17:50
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By ApolloHeli

Something similar here in Switzerland; when I did...

Something similar here in Switzerland; when I did my mountain rating on an EC120, my instructor would tell me to note down the time we arrived overhead the first mountain landing site and the time we...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2019, 21:22
Replies: 392
Views: 56,177
Posted By ApolloHeli

It's certainly possible. I know an RAF Chinook...

It's certainly possible. I know an RAF Chinook pilot who had a student get both fore/aft into VRS on final for a pinnacle landing in Afghanistan.


VF - not to dispute your experiences, but I...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jul 2019, 08:22
Replies: 5
Views: 1,660
Posted By ApolloHeli

It goes without saying but Switzerland has plenty...

It goes without saying but Switzerland has plenty of these opportunities available. Depends how much you're willing to pay but if you meet the minimum requirements you can do a HESLO 1 rating in...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jul 2019, 18:02
Replies: 50
Views: 21,506
Posted By ApolloHeli

It looks like they're carrying the Tavor (bullpup...

It looks like they're carrying the Tavor (bullpup rifle), and looking at the list of users for that, I reckon these are the Hondurans. They operate some 412s and the paint job / uniforms all seem to...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jun 2019, 08:30
Replies: 144
Views: 86,707
Posted By ApolloHeli

Here's a recent example of it...

Here's a recent example of it (https://www.aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=211652) - scud-running along in VMC, then abruptly climbing into IMC (probably due to disorientation in the poor...
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