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Forum: Rotorheads
14th Mar 2018, 10:46
Replies: 102
Views: 21,685
Posted By ScotiaQ

Engineers Ground Running

This thread could get a little hazy.

I know of 2 Engineers with PPL(H) who regularly carry out ground checks, with engine(s) running and occasionally Flight Checks.

I also know 2 professional...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Feb 2018, 13:08
Replies: 9
Views: 4,092
Posted By ScotiaQ

If you don't have a Maintenance Programme then it...

If you don't have a Maintenance Programme then it will be in Chapter 5 of the Approved Maintenance Manual. Plus , of course any extra requirements from your Airworthiness Authority.

Sq
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jan 2018, 10:43
Replies: 4
Views: 2,397
Posted By ScotiaQ

Bo105 G-WYPA

G-BUXS is now shown as registered in the US as : N191SJ and CDBS as :

N192SJ

(Rotorspot is your friend)
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Oct 2017, 09:50
Replies: 5,579
Views: 3,087,901
Posted By ScotiaQ

I recall the PoH saying something about 23,000ft...

I recall the PoH saying something about 23,000ft max alt

"Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools". That maxim has done me quite well over the years.

Sq
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Sep 2017, 08:51
Replies: 1,299
Views: 264,410
Posted By ScotiaQ

I paid 750,000 for a North Sea equipped S.76A in...

I paid 750,000 for a North Sea equipped S.76A in 1981 (Jan).

At the time Art Tobey reckoned that for every helicopter Sikorsky sold to my Company, they were losing $1,000,000. My Company bought 5...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Apr 2017, 10:41
Replies: 10
Views: 2,172
Posted By ScotiaQ

Not forgetting the maintenance aspect of...

Not forgetting the maintenance aspect of helicopters. You will need, as a requirement of your AOC, a contracted Part 145 Approved Maintenance Organisation. Also you will need a contracted Part-M...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Mar 2017, 20:14
Replies: 7
Views: 1,581
Posted By ScotiaQ

Pity your friend didn't write both the Annual and...

Pity your friend didn't write both the Annual and ARC into the Maintenance Contract. Then he wouldn't have this problem.

As a previous ARC signatory, it makes ensuring the airworthiness of the...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Feb 2017, 13:34
Replies: 35
Views: 5,420
Posted By ScotiaQ

Yes, G-BGWP was formerly known as HB-XFD (S/No....

Yes, G-BGWP was formerly known as HB-XFD (S/No. 41)

There is also G-BTHV, one of the later Bo105s
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jan 2017, 12:58
Replies: 2
Views: 2,294
Posted By ScotiaQ

AH 175 Customer

HeliHub.com New era on North Sea as oil company buys two H175s (http://helihub.com/2017/01/31/new-era-on-north-sea-as-oil-company-) buys-helicopters/

An interesting concept but as the article...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jan 2017, 11:39
Replies: 5,579
Views: 3,087,901
Posted By ScotiaQ

Welcome back VT.......you.ve been missed. Sq

Welcome back VT.......you.ve been missed.

Sq
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jan 2017, 15:11
Replies: 179
Views: 25,765
Posted By ScotiaQ

On this thread and others on this Forum, the...

On this thread and others on this Forum, the question of Safety is raised in one form or another.

Isn't it the case that Safety is paramount, providing it doesn't cost too much money? I was in the...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jan 2017, 20:30
Replies: 859
Views: 713,482
Posted By ScotiaQ

CHC Closes Bergen Base

CHC Helicopter Closes Norwegian Base

CHC Helicopter Closes Norwegian Base 17 Jan, 17, Source: HeliHub.com
CHC has had to close down their base in Bergen, Norway after losing the contract with...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jan 2017, 13:17
Replies: 8
Views: 1,458
Posted By ScotiaQ

Underslinging

In a Company that I worked for, a Maintenance Programme was in place for all sling gear. If there is no Manufacturer's programme or requirements, then a visual inspection before use and an annual,...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Dec 2016, 10:36
Replies: 19
Views: 4,539
Posted By ScotiaQ

G or N Reg?

I note what has been said before but no-one has really addressed the Maintenance Issue. If you are on the N Reg, your Maintenance will need to be done by a Licensed A & P Engineer or an Organisation...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Nov 2016, 13:10
Replies: 5
Views: 2,014
Posted By ScotiaQ

Following the release today by the European...

Following the release today by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) of proposals to allow the return to service of Airbus Helicopters' Super Puma EC225LP and AS332L2, the UK Civil Aviation...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Nov 2016, 13:08
Replies: 5
Views: 2,014
Posted By ScotiaQ

EC 225 Still Grounded

Yep. All UK 332L2s and 225s are subject to the same UK CAA Airworthiness Directive - no flights. See message below.

Sq
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Nov 2016, 21:36
Replies: 36
Views: 11,488
Posted By ScotiaQ

Runway Blocked

It always amazes me (an overused word) but why would a HELICOPTER worry about a blocked runway on a huge airfield? It could land on the hardstanding outside the terminal building, bearing in mind how...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Oct 2016, 11:15
Replies: 17
Views: 4,552
Posted By ScotiaQ

Responsibilities

Hi EC 130 pilot. What you are doing is illegal under EASA Rules. Never mind about any tax fraud. What you are doing could result in removal of your licence. I hope that at least you have a CPL?

Sq
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Sep 2016, 13:12
Replies: 5,597
Views: 1,666,758
Posted By ScotiaQ

Why don't you start the thread Eric ?

Why don't you start the thread Eric ?
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Sep 2016, 11:56
Replies: 41
Views: 22,169
Posted By ScotiaQ

The machine used to be an S61N UK Reg G-BXSN

The machine used to be an S61N UK Reg G-BXSN
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2016, 13:15
Replies: 859
Views: 713,482
Posted By ScotiaQ

Pensions

Has anyone any idea what might happen to pensions to be provided by CHC and it's sister companies and to which we have contributed?

Especially in the case of a full default i.e. no recovery from...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Aug 2016, 15:46
Replies: 12
Views: 6,313
Posted By ScotiaQ

Very sad news....as it always is, unfortunately. ...

Very sad news....as it always is, unfortunately.

I think you'll find that VF is now flying in Bhutan.

Sq
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jul 2016, 09:12
Replies: 19
Views: 4,267
Posted By ScotiaQ

Piston Engine Restrictions

Any finite life or restrictions will, usually, only be imposed by the Manufacturer (OEM). They are usually listed in Chap. 4 of the Maintenance Manual but sometimes in Service Letters, again...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jul 2016, 20:32
Replies: 859
Views: 713,482
Posted By ScotiaQ

Need Storage?

Looks like CHC are now in the storage business. Might help the bottom line?

HeliHub CHC offers storage space for offshore helicopters...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jul 2016, 20:20
Replies: 355
Views: 189,680
Posted By ScotiaQ

Roscoe, that may be so but Offshore personnel...

Roscoe, that may be so but Offshore personnel already regard the 225 & L2 cabin to be too small. So to get them into something smaller will require some sales talk !! If we are going to go...
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