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Forum: Rotorheads
8th Nov 2020, 13:26
Replies: 33
Views: 6,941
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

another angle ...

another angle

https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=9PUrn_1604775586
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Nov 2020, 19:33
Replies: 49
Views: 8,746
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

the angle of the dangle....or more appropriately,...

the angle of the dangle....or more appropriately, the direction that it looks like the fin entered the windshield, is of the downward direction....it didn't come from the front.
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Oct 2020, 22:07
Replies: 49
Views: 8,746
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

this story may help some of you understand the...

this story may help some of you understand the limitations of restricted category operations and why you cant fly in some areas.
feel free to dicuss...or whatever it is some of you do in here.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Oct 2020, 00:03
Replies: 71
Views: 16,949
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

if you go with Airbus, you'll realise how good...

if you go with Airbus, you'll realise how good you had it with Robinson.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Sep 2020, 19:47
Replies: 64
Views: 8,914
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

I sure hope they arent doing heli rescues for...

I sure hope they arent doing heli rescues for those twisted ankles.

you wrap them, give them a walking stick and make them learn the lesson the hard way and walk them off the hill.
definately not...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Sep 2020, 18:46
Replies: 64
Views: 8,914
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

if you look at it through a narrow lens, yes it...

if you look at it through a narrow lens, yes it has merits.
at one time people thought hanging off a rope whilst a helicopter hovered over a patient was crazy too. What about parachuting medics into...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jun 2020, 19:12
Replies: 27
Views: 15,515
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

i thought the same

i thought the same
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jun 2020, 12:35
Replies: 20
Views: 3,354
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

if the helicopter I was on was so fragile in the...

if the helicopter I was on was so fragile in the drivetrain, that rotating the TR by hand was a risk to damage it, then i would rethink flying it.

now taking into consideration that there are many...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th May 2020, 13:47
Replies: 147
Views: 53,827
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

isnt that the key part here John, the evidence,...

isnt that the key part here John, the evidence, is in the hands of those who purposely withheld it from day one.
even if it comes out in the wash later on, and they actually are truthful about it,...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th May 2020, 13:49
Replies: 147
Views: 53,827
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

as well, the mirage effect of the horizon,...

as well, the mirage effect of the horizon, depending on the conditions could skew not only the witness' perception, but also the pilots I would assume.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th May 2020, 19:14
Replies: 16
Views: 3,223
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

i personally feel there is an accepted risk taken...

i personally feel there is an accepted risk taken when you fly in a helicopter.
as well as ride a bike, walk the dog and blast into space on a rocket.

but thats because i have common sense....
Forum: Rotorheads
8th May 2020, 13:21
Replies: 147
Views: 53,827
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

anyone wonder if some airmanship shenanigans led...

anyone wonder if some airmanship shenanigans led to this tragedy?
like requesting to buzz the deck or scud run low level over the water or anything like that?

I only offer this suggestion because...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th May 2020, 12:37
Replies: 14
Views: 2,762
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

theres 2 common denominators here...dumbass...

theres 2 common denominators here...dumbass pilots and R44's

combine the two and it's almost a guarantee you're bending metal.

Im recently started watching those crazy tiktok videos, and there...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Apr 2020, 14:35
Replies: 27
Views: 4,907
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

lets for a second assume all those parts aren't...

lets for a second assume all those parts aren't properly sealed and protected to begin with, and then we can understand why they'd all be garbage from the take off, and re-entry, long before they...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Apr 2020, 14:38
Replies: 27
Views: 4,907
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

sure, saltwater can have some terrible effects,...

sure, saltwater can have some terrible effects, but lets be realistic here...a ship can be strategically placed at the intended LZ with a wash system to minimize the damaging effects
but the...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Mar 2020, 02:20
Replies: 28
Views: 4,712
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

theres no doubt the engine speed will climb when...

theres no doubt the engine speed will climb when the shaft fails.
my question is how fast and how high?
Will the governor at least put up a good fight and keep the engine from grenading itself?
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Mar 2020, 14:11
Replies: 2
Views: 2,692
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

new to me video of in flight rotor strike

https://speedsociety.com/metal-roof-blows-off-hits-helicopter-in-the-blades-causing-emergency-landing/
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Feb 2020, 14:20
Replies: 14
Views: 5,071
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

the paint color and striping would lend itself to...

the paint color and striping would lend itself to Blackcomb. but I havent heard anything at all....
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Feb 2020, 11:25
Replies: 51
Views: 12,833
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

im just so broke assed poor, getting scammed isnt...

im just so broke assed poor, getting scammed isnt a problem for me.
If anyone takes my identity, they can take my debts too.
thanks in advance
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Feb 2020, 00:04
Replies: 61
Views: 15,951
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

guess I was wrong, and it's too early for april...

guess I was wrong, and it's too early for april fools day

https://youtu.be/ttBEhFhyM1c
...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Feb 2020, 20:19
Replies: 61
Views: 15,951
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

such a crappy video to tell, but perhaps its just...

such a crappy video to tell, but perhaps its just camouflage painting techniques so that you have trouble telling the design from a distance as most auto manufacturers do.
I cant see 4 small fans...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Feb 2020, 22:31
Replies: 17
Views: 2,955
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

how well does that setup handle a post crash...

how well does that setup handle a post crash fire?
I can only imagine the shrink wrap result if the worst happened.
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Feb 2020, 22:29
Replies: 22
Views: 10,640
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

abandoned eh? its yours now. Go ahead, take...

abandoned eh? its yours now.

Go ahead, take it home.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Feb 2020, 10:53
Replies: 17
Views: 2,955
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

China has you covered, just fog the inside of the...

China has you covered, just fog the inside of the aircraft while everyone is in it still....no worries. (I have to wonder what cancer causing mixture they're using though)
...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Feb 2020, 13:40
Replies: 115
Views: 33,801
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

well, it isnt hard to see the power poles in...

well, it isnt hard to see the power poles in close proximity, so a wirestrike isn't out of the question
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