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Forum: Rotorheads
18th Apr 2017, 16:42
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Views: 1,685,626
Posted By lynnx

Well, Seems this thread has died the death...

Well,
Seems this thread has died the death that Bristow seems to want.
People leaving 6 on /3 off'
No new contracts....except fixed wing.
Morale at at an all time low!
Fell free to correct me...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jun 2016, 17:04
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,454,728
Posted By lynnx

Looking at the picture provided by nige123 (and...

Looking at the picture provided by nige123 (and the aib) - if the LH lower gear is missing ALL its bearings and is still intact .... the fact that the RH one has only 3 missing would be a bonus...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jun 2016, 06:17
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,454,728
Posted By lynnx

I can,t help but feel this site would be much...

I can,t help but feel this site would be much more "Professional" if we just stuck to the "Rumours" and stopped slagging each other off.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th May 2016, 16:39
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,454,728
Posted By lynnx

5.2 million, sorry .....I,m sure someone can...

5.2 million, sorry .....I,m sure someone can narrow that down.
Whatever ... my point being ...do three visually similar failures point to a design flaw or simply 5.2 million hours?
Does any other...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th May 2016, 14:41
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,454,728
Posted By lynnx

Hey Buzz, The last time I checked we were...

Hey Buzz,

The last time I checked we were allowed our own opinion.

There are 371000 views on this post.
That represents about 0.000053% of the worlds population.
Hence the comment "most...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th May 2016, 13:33
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,454,728
Posted By lynnx

Some have said, on here, that the Puma family has...

Some have said, on here, that the Puma family has run up 9 million hours over all marks.
In that time it has had 3 visualy similar (tho not causal) MRH failures where we can ALL graphically imagine...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th May 2016, 13:59
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,454,728
Posted By lynnx

Question; "When you said that you had found...

Question;

"When you said that you had found all the components belonging to the "torsion bars" (I assume he was referencing the suspension bars)", does that mean you have found all bolts, all...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th May 2016, 09:02
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,454,728
Posted By lynnx

Charlie, I suggest that the pitch change rods...

Charlie,
I suggest that the pitch change rods are broken because they represent the weakest link in the chain of main rotor head, rods, swashplate, and servo to gearbox attachment points once the...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th May 2016, 21:37
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,454,728
Posted By lynnx

Correct me if I,m wrong, but reading those...

Correct me if I,m wrong, but reading those quotes......at no point was it said that anything was installed correctly/not installed correctly or had, for certain items, even been found!
Carefull...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th May 2016, 06:40
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,454,728
Posted By lynnx

Further to my earlier post and prompted by...

Further to my earlier post and prompted by alby3z' comment.
In the report for the Norne crash the AIB report implies (as I read it) that it is difficult to back date safety standards in design and...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th May 2016, 19:40
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,454,728
Posted By lynnx

Just thinking I should make it clear that the...

Just thinking I should make it clear that the strut failure was a symtom not a cause!
Before fingers point.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th May 2016, 18:58
Replies: 1,918
Views: 1,454,728
Posted By lynnx

To assist Birmingham, The entire weight of...

To assist Birmingham,

The entire weight of the L1/L2/225 is supported on those 3 struts and their associated hardware whilst airborne.

The rear of the engines are effectively supported by the...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Oct 2015, 19:56
Replies: 174
Views: 104,596
Posted By lynnx

Well, they say what goes around, comes around -...

Well, they say what goes around, comes around - and I,ve just had the wavy finger pointed firmly in my direction lol.
I still think that the weight of the (separated) rod attached to the input would...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Oct 2015, 10:21
Replies: 174
Views: 104,596
Posted By lynnx

Fair enough. You asked about the weight of...

Fair enough.

You asked about the weight of the disconnected rod?
I posted"with the control rod attached it will almost certainly ramp down under weight alone"
The rod in question had...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Oct 2015, 08:55
Replies: 174
Views: 104,596
Posted By lynnx

Hi RVDT, Did you read past that line? If...

Hi RVDT,
Did you read past that line?
If servos moved without inputs you,d have a hard job flying.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Oct 2015, 11:37
Replies: 174
Views: 104,596
Posted By lynnx

Unhappy Imagination

I,m trying very hard NOT to imagine !

I was exploring SASless' comment about the effect of the rod end detaching
and its consequences.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Oct 2015, 09:39
Replies: 174
Views: 104,596
Posted By lynnx

Hi Wizard, I grant you, there may well have...

Hi Wizard,
I grant you, there may well have been a decouple following impact but the report does not state that.
A servo does not move unless there is an input - IF it is working correctly.
A...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Oct 2015, 20:22
Replies: 174
Views: 104,596
Posted By lynnx

The weight of the servo input rod (when detached...

The weight of the servo input rod (when detached from lower rod end) is enough to ramp the servo down under static loads.
No idea what the dynamic loads would do, but the whole purpose of a servo is...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Oct 2015, 17:39
Replies: 174
Views: 104,596
Posted By lynnx

AND... there we go again. Where, exactly, does...

AND... there we go again.
Where, exactly, does the report even HINT at a possible engine/gearbox de-couple?
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Oct 2015, 23:46
Replies: 174
Views: 104,596
Posted By lynnx

Brother, My waving finger was mainly - ( though...

Brother,
My waving finger was mainly - ( though not clearly enough - obviously) -pointed at 76 Wizard and/or Copterline.
The accident report is a marvel of brevity.
It simply states that the...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Sep 2015, 21:08
Replies: 174
Views: 104,596
Posted By lynnx

Wild guesses

ASB 76-67-57.
FA EAD 2015-19-51
Sikorsky T-Rev 5-187

Prior preparation prevents speculation. :=
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Dec 2009, 21:10
Replies: 74
Views: 34,350
Posted By lynnx

That would be because the "non engineers" are...

That would be because the "non engineers" are covering all the bases with wild speculation !!!!
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