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Forum: Rotorheads
12th Mar 2019, 10:34
Replies: 226
Views: 204,874
Posted By Matari

More video of 525 in Canada

Some more footage of the 525, still testing up in Yellowknife. Plus a few words from the Chief Pilot about his favorite pubs in the Northwest Territories. Starts around 4:00...

525 in Yellowknife
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jan 2019, 12:29
Replies: 226
Views: 204,874
Posted By Matari

Bell 525 in Yellowknife, Canada

Spotted the Bell 525 in Canada (Scroll to 10:52 to catch a glimpse):
Bell 525 doing cold weather testing .
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Feb 2015, 00:25
Replies: 19
Views: 4,783
Posted By Matari

What's also not shown is the old flag method to...

What's also not shown is the old flag method to check blade track after the tab bending procedures.

Here's a older PPrune thread with a pic: ...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Dec 2014, 01:40
Replies: 14
Views: 8,913
Posted By Matari

And here's a picture of a lab-coated Boeing...

And here's a picture of a lab-coated Boeing engineer trying to figure out where to put the strain gauge...

http://www.adspast.com/store/skin1/images/pics11/boeing75yuh61a.jpg
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2014, 14:40
Replies: 33
Views: 26,442
Posted By Matari

Different failure mode, I'm sure, but I can't...

Different failure mode, I'm sure, but I can't help but think of this blade failure. You'll probably have to scroll down a bit to see the photo....
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Dec 2014, 01:16
Replies: 33
Views: 26,442
Posted By Matari

Interesting views of the recovery here:DVIDS -...

Interesting views of the recovery here:DVIDS - Images - SC National Guard recovers helicopter [Image 24 of 29]...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Nov 2014, 22:09
Replies: 5,651
Views: 3,497,941
Posted By Matari

Hey VF, in your last post that tiny plot of land...

Hey VF, in your last post that tiny plot of land next to the river, with the stone fence line looks vaguely familiar. That's not the location of your heart-stopping autorotation, is it? P.S., love...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Oct 2014, 01:51
Replies: 30
Views: 10,127
Posted By Matari

R44-Cirrus Mid Air Collision Kills Three

Looks like the fixed wing's emergency parachute was deployed. The R44 was on a training flight, with the mid-air occurring at the airport.

BREAKING NEWS: 3 dead, 2 injured as plane & helicopter...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Oct 2014, 01:01
Replies: 21
Views: 7,242
Posted By Matari

Interesting differences between the early YUH-60...

Interesting differences between the early YUH-60 and the eventual UH-60A.

Just at a quick glance, we can see a shorter M/R mast with beanie cap, a pilot's step, a different tailcone fairing, a...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Oct 2014, 14:25
Replies: 22
Views: 5,747
Posted By Matari

Not good. As driftwood says, is the hydraulic...

Not good. As driftwood says, is the hydraulic bypass filter button popped? Hydraulics "On?" Check the servo pins, are they free? Somebody leave a rag in the broomcloset? Maybe they are flying...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Aug 2014, 16:04
Replies: 841
Views: 658,474
Posted By Matari

VF: Maybe it's just a question of nomenclature. ...

VF: Maybe it's just a question of nomenclature. The old Jetranger has "chin" bubbles at the nose and feet of the pilot. The "new" Jetranger does not, as you mentioned.

However, the AS-350...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Aug 2014, 10:54
Replies: 841
Views: 658,474
Posted By Matari

The AS-350, with no chin bubble, seems to do...

The AS-350, with no chin bubble, seems to do quite well in Nepal utility ops.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jul 2014, 11:37
Replies: 620
Views: 270,165
Posted By Matari

lvflyer, It sounds like you are in good...

lvflyer,

It sounds like you are in good hands. Best of luck, once you get her all spruced up post some new pics of the old girl and your adventures.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jul 2014, 23:10
Replies: 620
Views: 270,165
Posted By Matari

lvflyer: You've got some very interesting...

lvflyer:

You've got some very interesting things going on with your Enstrom. From what you've posted, I recall you've have collective binding problems, a leaking gearbox, panel and flight control...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jul 2014, 23:22
Replies: 26
Views: 5,446
Posted By Matari

What's the big deal? ...

What's the big deal?

http://www.aviastar.org/foto/hiller_x-2-235.jpg
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jun 2014, 04:08
Replies: 10
Views: 2,842
Posted By Matari

This was posted on another thread....a Rotorhead...

This was posted on another thread....a Rotorhead Ppruner's excellent teaching aid. You can see the centrifugal stage just aft of the axial compressor stages.

The only modern centrifugal turbine...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2014, 16:31
Replies: 31
Views: 7,799
Posted By Matari

If this business is discriminating on the basis...

If this business is discriminating on the basis of sex then the business in violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and subsequent Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Act. The business and owners...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2014, 01:32
Replies: 21
Views: 6,809
Posted By Matari

Or he can just order one new: MTT - Leading...

Or he can just order one new:

MTT - Leading Turbine Innovation (http://www.marineturbine.com/motorcycles.asp)
http://www.marineturbine.com/images-cycles/BM05.jpg
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Mar 2014, 04:05
Replies: 6
Views: 2,959
Posted By Matari

Looks like something bent the upper wire cutter,...

Looks like something bent the upper wire cutter, seen in the fourth photo as deformed upwards. Wire strike maybe?
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Feb 2014, 13:19
Replies: 1,609
Views: 1,758,491
Posted By Matari

I'll go out on a limb here and guess that Bruno...

I'll go out on a limb here and guess that Bruno Guimbal and his design team carefully weighed the mission requirements against the pros and cons of carburetion and fuel injection.

I somehow doubt...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Feb 2014, 19:50
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By Matari

Our fellow rotorhead Vaqueroaero posted some pics...

Our fellow rotorhead Vaqueroaero posted some pics of him overflying Armenia in the RATW (http://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/292051-rotorheads-around-world-incl-views-cockpit-274.html#post8026821)...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jan 2014, 15:31
Replies: 16
Views: 3,848
Posted By Matari

The biggest challenge will be the lawsuit by...

The biggest challenge will be the lawsuit by Airbus Helicopters on skid design.
Forum: North America
14th Jan 2014, 01:21
Replies: 355
Views: 132,921
Posted By Matari

Here's a similar incident from 1997, in a...

Here's a similar incident from 1997, in a 737-500:

NTSB CO1760 Corpus Christi (http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief2.aspx?ev_id=20001208X07902&ntsbno=FTW97IA187&akey=1)
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Nov 2013, 13:58
Replies: 21
Views: 8,997
Posted By Matari

Here's an interesting case study from the logging...

Here's an interesting case study from the logging industry, but dated from 1994:Helicopter Logging Kmax (http://www.g-eng.biz/le/Helilog/COFE95/Kmax.htm)
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Nov 2013, 00:32
Replies: 20
Views: 4,458
Posted By Matari

There are a few threads on rotorheads about him. ...

There are a few threads on rotorheads about him.

http://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/347963-man-vs-wild.html

Then there's the real exciting one about him blowing over a bouncy castle. You'll...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Nov 2013, 00:59
Replies: 18
Views: 7,333
Posted By Matari

I wouldn't know whether to scream or cry if I was...

I wouldn't know whether to scream or cry if I was part of the original restoration crew.

According to this old manual (granted, for a UH-1B)...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Oct 2013, 02:25
Replies: 24
Views: 8,891
Posted By Matari

You fellows throw a pretty nice 'do'! Somebody...

You fellows throw a pretty nice 'do'! Somebody check SASless' pockets for missing silverware! :E

Congrats Nick, Capt. Lovell and all the honorees...looks like a fine evening.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Oct 2013, 19:00
Replies: 37
Views: 10,271
Posted By Matari

Back to the OP's original post: Ironic that the...

Back to the OP's original post: Ironic that the kid with the dreadlocks may very well be a more upstanding and honest character, than the starched-shirt, gold-braid, buttoned-down appearing...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Oct 2013, 00:44
Replies: 10
Views: 3,830
Posted By Matari

Sadly looks like the pilot died, three pax...

Sadly looks like the pilot died, three pax injured. Operator reported to be Panther Helicopters, Inc. but I've seen conflicting reports about that.

1 dead, 3 to hospital after chopper crash in...
2nd Oct 2013, 00:39
Replies: 57
Views: 10,666
Posted By Matari

Well, somebody is going to say it, I might as...

Well, somebody is going to say it, I might as well be the first:

Wind, Sand and Stars, by Antoine de St. Exupery. You can practice your French and English.

Wind, Sand and Stars...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Oct 2013, 22:47
Replies: 620
Views: 270,165
Posted By Matari

lvflyer, Don't put a strap wrench on it. ...

lvflyer,

Don't put a strap wrench on it. Get an A&P to take a look at the friction mechanism. It's probably a case of corrosion, and if that mechanism is frozen solid who knows what else in that...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Sep 2013, 02:18
Replies: 37
Views: 10,271
Posted By Matari

'69shelby, It takes some effort to be...

'69shelby,

It takes some effort to be successful. A journey begins with the first step. Do some research, sell the Xbox, pull up your socks, and get going.

Aviation Scholarships...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Sep 2013, 15:45
Replies: 2,609
Views: 839,476
Posted By Matari

Shields down, please. It's not just the AIB that...

Shields down, please. It's not just the AIB that looks at a chain of events. Rest assured that the NTSB evaluates both causal and contributory factors as well. In fact, a sister thread here has...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Sep 2013, 01:38
Replies: 38
Views: 4,243
Posted By Matari

Thomas coupling wrote: And this is from the...

Thomas coupling wrote:

And this is from the report:
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2013, 03:15
Replies: 19
Views: 6,164
Posted By Matari

There's a guy here by the name of Um...Lifting...

There's a guy here by the name of Um...Lifting who knows a thing or two about USCG ops. I'm sure he'd have an opinion about the relative merits of using rescue swimmers vs. winch ops, with the wide...
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