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Forum: Rotorheads
14th Oct 2020, 07:01
Replies: 7
Views: 2,722
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Thats something you would not be expecting! It...

Thats something you would not be expecting! It reminded me of a snake striking.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Oct 2020, 06:27
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By Non-PC Plod

The lack of understanding is largely due to poor...

The lack of understanding is largely due to poor explanation in the RFM. In the types on which I teach, you are supposed to droop Nr to continu the T/O "to min 90%"

The point is - drooping the Nr...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Aug 2020, 14:02
Replies: 550
Views: 439,745
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Rotorspeed- If you want to know the general level...

Rotorspeed- If you want to know the general level of competence out there, I can tell you as a TRE who has worked with pilots/crews from all corners of the world that I would never willingly fly as a...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Aug 2020, 19:11
Replies: 550
Views: 439,745
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Looks like another great case study for MCC & CRM...

Looks like another great case study for MCC & CRM courses. And they just keep happening. (Mostly to the people who are not doing MCC or CRM training).
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Aug 2020, 20:41
Replies: 35
Views: 10,460
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Thats such a waste! I thought that was the great...

Thats such a waste! I thought that was the great thing about PBN approaches: little needed in the way of kit or regular maintenance/ flight checking etc, so it was going to open up loads of...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Aug 2020, 12:51
Replies: 24
Views: 4,248
Posted By Non-PC Plod

I say in the current climate, because the...

I say in the current climate, because the offshore industry seems to be going through a world of hurt at the moment, and I suspect that there is a growing surplus of highly experienced pilots out...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Aug 2020, 17:51
Replies: 24
Views: 4,248
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Helimut, just my twopenny worth, but I think in...

Helimut, just my twopenny worth, but I think in the current climate 650 would be top-end. Its maybe what you could ask as a TRE. I think for freelance P1 jobs you are going to be fortunate if you...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jun 2020, 07:47
Replies: 111
Views: 10,162
Posted By Non-PC Plod

The main danger with a constant speed approach...

The main danger with a constant speed approach IMHO is that the faster you are going at the bottom, the more flare you are going to need to stop. In some landing sites, you really dont want a big...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th May 2020, 12:02
Replies: 24
Views: 8,583
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Ah yes, the tac c/s. There are a couple which...

Ah yes, the tac c/s. There are a couple which stick in the mind: "22" (because its a small bore) and "Hansel & Gretel" ( who got lost in the woods)
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Feb 2020, 03:11
Replies: 97
Views: 52,256
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Dont worry crab, apparently there is a...

Dont worry crab, apparently there is a replacement bus service. :-)
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Feb 2020, 21:11
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Show me 5 different licences from some EASA...

Show me 5 different licences from some EASA authorities, and I can show you 5 different ways the rules are interpreted and applied. On my own licence, I received a new version recently when I added...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Feb 2020, 06:20
Replies: 115
Views: 33,338
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Google translate on the article refers to a...

Google translate on the article refers to a broken TRDS, but also says that part was missing?
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Feb 2020, 14:49
Replies: 40
Views: 18,978
Posted By Non-PC Plod

SASless, I think there are 2 important points...

SASless,
I think there are 2 important points here:
1. Of course the automation can take you away nicely if you ask it to. And us old farts were trained to do imc zero zero departures. But- cash...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Feb 2020, 09:56
Replies: 40
Views: 18,978
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Roger that!

Roger that!
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2020, 14:49
Replies: 40
Views: 18,978
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Maybe, but if you have a low cloudbase, you are...

Maybe, but if you have a low cloudbase, you are always going to be higher when you get to 50 KIAS using a helipad profile than using a clear area profile, since you are accelerating through 4about 0...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2020, 14:46
Replies: 115
Views: 33,338
Posted By Non-PC Plod

I hate that wording. If you start farting about...

I hate that wording.
If you start farting about "assessing your running landing capability", and think you can carry out a running landing with suitable power and speed", the chances are, its going...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2020, 03:41
Replies: 8
Views: 1,885
Posted By Non-PC Plod

the following question arises. What exactl would...

the following question arises. What exactl would cause those resulting stresses?[/QUOTE]

I am really surprised to read about your experience. As a TCE, it is always stressed to me by the FAA that...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2020, 02:58
Replies: 40
Views: 18,978
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Dont get confused between what the FMS can do,...

Dont get confused between what the FMS can do, and the limitations which the helicopter is certified for in section 1 of the RFM. (PAGE 1-7) The Vmini is 50 KIAS. So no matter what modes you use, you...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2020, 01:38
Replies: 115
Views: 33,338
Posted By Non-PC Plod

The most common issue I see daily in the FFS when...

The most common issue I see daily in the FFS when practising loss of TR thrust in cruise flight is pilots allowing the IAS to gradually bleed off while startled or distracted by looking for a landing...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Feb 2020, 11:27
Replies: 40
Views: 18,978
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Actually, Vmini is 50 KIAS last time I looked....

Actually, Vmini is 50 KIAS last time I looked. Doesnt matter what function you are using.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Feb 2020, 09:33
Replies: 115
Views: 33,338
Posted By Non-PC Plod

I heard ( remember this is a RUMOUR network) -...

I heard ( remember this is a RUMOUR network) - unconfirmed.... that the pilots were putting it down to turbulence, and there was no mechanical issue with the helo. Read in to that what you like.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Feb 2020, 06:37
Replies: 115
Views: 33,338
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Wow, that instant diagnosis of the cause shows a...

Wow, that instant diagnosis of the cause shows a real insight!

Certification profiles only apply for certified (surveyed) sites. (Which wont have wires strung across them in the climb-out path). ...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jan 2020, 08:44
Replies: 48
Views: 29,820
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Rotary Jobs 2020

EASA are looking for a "Flight Crew Training Oversight Expert"

However, EASA must be on planet Zack if they think they are going to find an "expert" at 5500 per month!
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Dec 2019, 09:52
Replies: 10
Views: 2,069
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Of course - you may find insurance is a problem...

Of course - you may find insurance is a problem unless you have done some type training....
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Dec 2019, 09:51
Replies: 10
Views: 2,069
Posted By Non-PC Plod

Yes, below a particular weight - cant remember -...

Yes, below a particular weight - cant remember - is it 10,000lb? There is no type rating required.
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