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Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jan 2016, 03:12
Replies: 7
Views: 2,713
Posted By the beater

R22 Beta II has 131hp available for 5 min...

R22 Beta II has 131hp available for 5 min take-off and 124hp continuous.
And that is after de-rating.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Dec 2014, 19:12
Replies: 80
Views: 24,186
Posted By the beater

Are you serious? The fact that they only...

Are you serious?
The fact that they only descended without hitting anything being down to luck was ok?
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Oct 2014, 08:50
Replies: 5
Views: 2,281
Posted By the beater

The engine used isn't actually that heavy and is...

The engine used isn't actually that heavy and is reduced in power by limiting the MAP allowed.
A large, slow revving engine is going to be more reliable than a smaller harder working one.
I've just...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jan 2013, 18:42
Replies: 26
Views: 8,107
Posted By the beater

Under JAR, I always log the crew time as the time...

Under JAR, I always log the crew time as the time from when the aircraft first moves under its own power for the purpose of takeoff until the rotor blades next come to a stop.
This means that if,...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jul 2012, 09:58
Replies: 114
Views: 32,701
Posted By the beater

Upland Goose posted the following in the McRae...

Upland Goose posted the following in the McRae Crash & Fatal Accident Inquiry thread.

James Duncan Ferguson was born near Udny Station in Aberdeenshire in July, 1938. He was educated at Robert...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Feb 2012, 18:25
Replies: 44
Views: 12,703
Posted By the beater

The IAS Vne reduction on the R22 is to take into...

The IAS Vne reduction on the R22 is to take into account that the IAS at altitude will read lower that the TAS.
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jun 2011, 15:50
Replies: 151
Views: 48,956
Posted By the beater

I'm sure that they don't think that anyone would...

I'm sure that they don't think that anyone would confuse The Children's Air Ambulance (The CAA) with the other lesser known CAA:=
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Apr 2011, 05:22
Replies: 34
Views: 4,966
Posted By the beater

They used to have! The problem was that the caps...

They used to have! The problem was that the caps often got left off and then would stay attached to the chain for a while until they came off in flight.
Removing the chain means that hopefully the...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2011, 16:32
Replies: 39
Views: 3,388
Posted By the beater

I believe that he is an army pilot who is 'on...

I believe that he is an army pilot who is 'on loan' to the RAF.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jan 2011, 05:14
Replies: 7
Views: 1,836
Posted By the beater

I answered this question in a previous thread. ...

I answered this question in a previous thread.
There will be a restriction that will not allow you to fly public transport flights.

The following is what the CAA say:

CPL Restricted to...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Dec 2010, 03:56
Replies: 1
Views: 1,074
Posted By the beater

Haven't read this, but could it be Bob Hields of...

Haven't read this, but could it be Bob Hields of Hields Aviation from Sherburn-in-Elmet?
If so, I would suggest a first-rate raconteur rather than a Walt.
His story of the lost student has me in...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Nov 2010, 12:35
Replies: 135
Views: 23,606
Posted By the beater

Got mine yesterday. I've just spent 10 minutes...

Got mine yesterday.
I've just spent 10 minutes wondering where to start.
Maybe a discussion about Phil Croucher's advice to buy a helicopter on completion of PPL, or Alan Mann Aviation Group...
5th Nov 2010, 13:06
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By the beater

I actually offer the candidate my licence for...

I actually offer the candidate my licence for their inspection. It is probably best if you only inspect your examiner's licence if it is offered to you, but I am aware of at least two examiners who...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Oct 2010, 14:11
Replies: 57
Views: 3,488
Posted By the beater

Well, that's spoilt the fun. Photoshop! ...

Well, that's spoilt the fun.

Photoshop!

Note the beard edge, and the 'wedge' at the bottom of the photo.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Oct 2010, 04:06
Replies: 57
Views: 3,488
Posted By the beater

Most Entertaining Thread

I'm actually enjoying this thread and looking forward to the next post from TowerDog.:D
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Oct 2010, 03:57
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By the beater

Guidance on using contact lenses | Medical |...

Guidance on using contact lenses | Medical | Safety Regulation (http://www.caa.co.uk/default.aspx?catid=49&pagetype=90&pageid=9243)

Note para. 3
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Oct 2010, 13:53
Replies: 61
Views: 15,254
Posted By the beater

Best just to send them a calendar. Or a time...

Best just to send them a calendar.
Or a time machine.

Say hello to the new, cuddlier Beater. Still killing Pheasant's (oops), though.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Oct 2010, 00:32
Replies: 5
Views: 4,114
Posted By the beater

http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/1859/20090218UKCertifica...

http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/1859/20090218UKCertificationGuidanceV6-1.pdf

It's in the section titled 'UK Specific Limitations'.
The three classes of medical were, as far as I can remember;

One -...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2010, 05:32
Replies: 5
Views: 4,114
Posted By the beater

As far as I am aware, a class 1 restricted...

As far as I am aware, a class 1 restricted medical can not be used for CAT work. It replaced the class 2 medical which was used to allow instruction to be carried out by those that couldn't meet...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2010, 16:56
Replies: 33
Views: 3,524
Posted By the beater

Parapunter, I assume you mean "I disagree with...

Parapunter, I assume you mean "I disagree with your opinion".

Would you care to elaborate?



As I understand it, a car is deemed to be 'driven' if the engine is running even though the...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jun 2010, 11:33
Replies: 53
Views: 12,764
Posted By the beater

Forget what it looks like, just look at how cheap...

Forget what it looks like, just look at how cheap it is to run.
According to an article in 'Blades' magazine that has just arrived today it only costs 1.37 cents a mile. It'd cost more in shoe...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Mar 2010, 07:39
Replies: 44
Views: 4,948
Posted By the beater

Some Strange Scent of Death. They have one left...

Some Strange Scent of Death. They have one left at Amazon.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Mar 2010, 17:50
Replies: 24
Views: 3,251
Posted By the beater

To clarify. In order to obtain an ATPL, amongst...

To clarify.
In order to obtain an ATPL, amongst the other requirements is that of obtaining the multi-crew hours. This is not satisfied by simply having two crew in the aircraft; it has to be either...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Mar 2010, 04:39
Replies: 24
Views: 3,251
Posted By the beater

And the next level being? The reality is...

And the next level being?

The reality is that with a CPL(H), you can do everything that a holder of an ATPL(H) can do, with the exception of being in command of a multi-crew helicopter. Oh, and...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2009, 09:52
Replies: 31
Views: 2,603
Posted By the beater

Paul Chocks says: Personally, I think the part...

Paul Chocks says:
Personally, I think the part "continue the approach" means that as long as you have applied power for the missed approach at or before DH then you're OK.
Agreed, that's what you...
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