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Posted By mike papa delta

PPL Vs ATPL

Would someone that has just sat the ATPL exams be kind enough to compare and contrast them with the PPL exams please? I.E. how long is an exam, how many questions per subject, level of knowledge...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2004, 12:35
Replies: 38
Views: 3,931
Posted By mike papa delta

I would just like to say in the defence of "bad...

I would just like to say in the defence of "bad spellers"...

Although I agree that every effort should be made to spell properly (I reckon SMS and online messaging has a lot to answer for) some...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Nov 2004, 10:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,493
Posted By mike papa delta

Cheers Leftpedal. As I understand it it is...

Cheers Leftpedal.

As I understand it it is mainly to do with insurance. I guess the insurance companies some way to say who they will and won't insure and hours is the only way i s'pose.

As...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Nov 2004, 09:40
Replies: 14
Views: 1,493
Posted By mike papa delta

Question Gaining Experience - ?

Those annoyed by wannabes stop reading now!!!:D
Those who are happy to offer something to a low-timer read on...:ok:
As I understand it:
Having jumped through all the UK hoops (CPL(H) +...
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Views: 445
Posted By mike papa delta

Log-book Software - Mac OS X?

Starting out on me flying and wondered if anyone knows of a log-book software programme that is Apple OS X compatible.

Any leads greatly recieved...

Ta.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2004, 11:13
Replies: 1,983
Views: 162,870
Posted By mike papa delta

The sprag clutch (freewheel) and the clutch used...

The sprag clutch (freewheel) and the clutch used to engage/disengage the rotors from the engine during startup/shutdown are 2 entirely different entities...

Edit:

:ooh: you beat me to it!
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2004, 11:13
Replies: 2,217
Views: 237,919
Posted By mike papa delta

The sprag clutch (freewheel) and the clutch used...

The sprag clutch (freewheel) and the clutch used to engage/disengage the rotors from the engine during startup/shutdown are 2 entirely different entities...

Edit:

:ooh: you beat me to it!
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Oct 2004, 10:48
Replies: 745
Views: 86,668
Posted By mike papa delta

For some reason (one that I do not really want to...

For some reason (one that I do not really want to know) I saw that hair-do on TV. If I recall rightly it was part of some kind of hairdressing competition and buried 'neath the hair and gel was a...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Sep 2004, 22:23
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By mike papa delta

Cheers guys. As ever facts, advice and opinions...

Cheers guys. As ever facts, advice and opinions all rolled into one...

Very useful...

Ta. :ok:
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Sep 2004, 18:13
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By mike papa delta

Question Wannabe Instructing Question (soz)...

At which point in the (UK) process to getting an FI(R) rating do you commit to the type of helicopter that you can instruct on?

Is it possible, for example, to do your PPL(H) and CPL(H) and...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Sep 2004, 22:41
Replies: 91
Views: 27,578
Posted By mike papa delta

Autorotate - I certainly bow down to your...

Autorotate - I certainly bow down to your superior knowledge of taking photographs of helicopters, and keeping some sense of movement in the rotorblades was something I didn't consider in my rant!
...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Sep 2004, 09:06
Replies: 31
Views: 4,287
Posted By mike papa delta

The diagrams in me trusty Norman Bailey book...

The diagrams in me trusty Norman Bailey book refer to this as the Cone Axis... (I think!)
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Sep 2004, 14:01
Replies: 91
Views: 27,578
Posted By mike papa delta

SilsoeSid - hope I am not telling you something...

SilsoeSid - hope I am not telling you something you already know but using a fast shutter speed might help. If your camera is on auto it may be using a slow shutter speed to compensate for low light...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Sep 2004, 12:10
Replies: 20
Views: 3,656
Posted By mike papa delta

Who Dares have no markings??

Who Dares have no markings??
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Aug 2004, 08:53
Replies: 31
Views: 4,287
Posted By mike papa delta

Yep that's the one - good to know i am not the...

Yep that's the one - good to know i am not the only one!


Couldn't agree more...
26th Aug 2004, 21:24
Replies: 23
Views: 4,479
Posted By mike papa delta

rotatrim - thanks, that is the kind of thing I...

rotatrim - thanks, that is the kind of thing I was after.

Whirly bird - I would much prefer to wear contacts unfortunately I need correction for both long and short sightedness (as I understand...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Aug 2004, 16:55
Replies: 31
Views: 4,287
Posted By mike papa delta

gadget guru - Everything! Moving, 3D...

gadget guru - Everything!

Moving, 3D examples would help me understand the concepts of the principles of helicopter flight much more fully - particularly flapping to equality and phase lag. I...
26th Aug 2004, 08:57
Replies: 23
Views: 4,479
Posted By mike papa delta

Glasses Wearers...

I did a search but found nothing so i am afraid it's another question regarding EYES! Well glasses actually...

I found out (at my Class 1 revalidation and then had officially confirmed by the...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Aug 2004, 08:39
Replies: 31
Views: 4,287
Posted By mike papa delta

gadgetguru - "Good on ya" I believe is the...

gadgetguru - "Good on ya" I believe is the correct expression! Shame you have not got it finished, approved and in the shops cos i could sure do with a copy...

Looks like I am in for more fun...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Aug 2004, 19:12
Replies: 31
Views: 4,287
Posted By mike papa delta

Question Cd Rom?

Does anyone know of a graphics-rich CD ROM covering helicopter aerodynamics? I would really like to "see" examples of blades flapping to equality etc. as my brain works better that way...

Ta.
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Aug 2004, 14:19
Replies: 45
Views: 3,760
Posted By mike papa delta

Loosely to do with cheese and flying... As a...

Loosely to do with cheese and flying... As a teenager I once threw a piece of stale edam down the garden and smashed a greenhouse window.

I'll bet no one else can boast of cheese-related...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jul 2004, 12:30
Replies: 24
Views: 3,223
Posted By mike papa delta

By spending an obscene amount of money, working...

By spending an obscene amount of money, working hard and hopefully seeing/doing things others can only dream of...

Thanks for answering and being so tolerant of (or at least ignoring) my question...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jul 2004, 00:04
Replies: 24
Views: 3,223
Posted By mike papa delta

Paracab - I guess I did not make it clear but I...

Paracab - I guess I did not make it clear but I am the wannabe asking the stupid question!

Sorry you that you got the wrong end of my self-depricating question.

Still, it's good to know that...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jul 2004, 20:55
Replies: 24
Views: 3,223
Posted By mike papa delta

Question Bored?

Having just watched the video of the R44 over Heathrow I wondered whether anyone could grow tired of such an seemingly interesting flight.

Which leads me to ask...

Other than being asked...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Apr 2004, 22:08
Replies: 249
Views: 82,362
Posted By mike papa delta

Why brave, incidently? Excuse my...

Why brave, incidently?

Excuse my ignorance...
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