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Forum: Rotorheads
25th Nov 2019, 15:23
Replies: 123
Views: 64,646
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

Just using hyperbole to shed light on the fact...

Just using hyperbole to shed light on the fact that if it weren't for the risk taking, inventiveness, innate intelligence and efficiency of those in the private sector, we might be still be waiting...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Nov 2019, 14:34
Replies: 123
Views: 64,646
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

Yeah. Igor Sikorsky, the Wright brothers. ...

Yeah. Igor Sikorsky, the Wright brothers.

Unhelmeted, unbuckled, unregulated idiots.

Endangering the public "stock" numbers and mindsets with their killer contraptions.

How else is everyone...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jul 2019, 15:57
Replies: 144
Views: 88,680
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

CIty girls are usually impressed by helicopters ,...

CIty girls are usually impressed by helicopters , as they become ex wives generally less so. One has to wonder if an amorous or some other kind of bravado fog contributed to this event.

Another...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jun 2019, 14:09
Replies: 71
Views: 31,486
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

Well the good news is that there has probably...

Well the good news is that there has probably never been a better time to be rescued by the good looking Phoenix fire department.

Concerning the physiological effects of the incident , I suspect...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2018, 14:15
Replies: 150
Views: 11,898
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

Grey horizons, glad you enjoyed. I always feel...

Grey horizons, glad you enjoyed. I always feel equally reassured when making consumer purchases with the Inspector #45 tag.

Pilots en mass around the world are finally getting their biggest wishes...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Dec 2018, 03:12
Replies: 150
Views: 11,898
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

Seeing as this thread is a slapstick offshoot of...

Seeing as this thread is a slapstick offshoot of the Leicester aw169 thread. And using 10-15 % Q as TR power consumption on an aw169 , AEO xmsn rating of 1500 hp. The electric motor off the Cessna...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Dec 2018, 14:19
Replies: 150
Views: 11,898
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

PIlot DAR, I am curious to know the weight...

PIlot DAR,

I am curious to know the weight and horsepower of an electric motor suited to a Cessna 172 retrofit.

CAn you give us a ballpark range?
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Nov 2018, 22:54
Replies: 1,174
Views: 548,152
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

I can't decide whether it's the alien insects,...

I can't decide whether it's the alien insects, white swans, black swans, ghosted black trash bags, capitalist friendly communist saboteurs, monkey wrenching ghosts escaping the tailpipe right before...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Oct 2018, 03:47
Replies: 70
Views: 11,607
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

Using the blindman's trick for heightening audio...

Using the blindman's trick for heightening audio perception , this clip is as spectacular to listen to as it is to watch. Guess where the collective is?

Regarding the much needed investigation...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Oct 2018, 01:04
Replies: 70
Views: 11,607
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

Those valet parking attendants sure like messing...

Those valet parking attendants sure like messing around with the torque turns, approaches aren't their usual fare I guess. Should get away with just handing the keys back.
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Sep 2018, 03:26
Replies: 38
Views: 4,416
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

I don't think the practical advantages of ease of...

I don't think the practical advantages of ease of storage , safety and ruggedness of a small rigid 2 blade trainer are lost on the manufacturers. Especially the "boutique" ultralight helicopters that...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Sep 2018, 15:21
Replies: 38
Views: 4,416
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

Now if everyone just stopped goofing off in shop...

Now if everyone just stopped goofing off in shop and math class , or on the computer they could of built the Hiller XH -44 in their dads' garage at the age of 19, just like Stanley Hiller. ....or so...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2018, 01:05
Replies: 63
Views: 8,461
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

Ask yourself what are the Risks vs. Rewards for...

Ask yourself what are the Risks vs. Rewards for completing whatever proposed mission. Is it worth it? Is there an acceptable plan B. Then ask yourself again the risk/rewards question for all the...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Sep 2018, 13:47
Replies: 808
Views: 544,770
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

Best not to trifle with the opinions of great...

Best not to trifle with the opinions of great visionaries there.........although I suspect it might have ballz like Golda Meir.
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jun 2018, 04:15
Replies: 35
Views: 4,419
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

LIkely a technology that is just as old and...

LIkely a technology that is just as old and evolved alongside prostitition.....paint by numbers?nah...wish fulfillment, yup!

I can't help but notice that there is often an uncanny correlation when...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Nov 2017, 03:05
Replies: 808
Views: 544,770
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

FH1100 Never surrender! Without your golden...

FH1100 Never surrender!

Without your golden opposition this thread has the taste of soggy old porridge. Beyond spicing it up it also makes people actually think about design elements.

Someone a...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Nov 2017, 14:20
Replies: 5,650
Views: 3,184,275
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

Namaste VF, Curious? WIngs level, big...

Namaste VF,

Curious? WIngs level, big altitudes(20 000+), 60 knots to hover, calm air.

Do you ever notice a cyclic pitch input tends to be "perceptibly" accompanied with roll? Finding yourself...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Nov 2017, 14:26
Replies: 26
Views: 4,606
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

In order to assist the threadstarter with his...

In order to assist the threadstarter with his back yard construction project.

Make it a single. Unless you have someone to reliably and consistently pay the bills and want to scale the whole...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Sep 2017, 05:43
Replies: 282
Views: 63,069
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

A Classic semantic, pedantic internet vortex ring

Robinson could be supporting the technique because they are making the tacit assumption that most of their pilots have a uncanny knack for making downwind approaches. In which case, the sidestick...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Sep 2017, 23:37
Replies: 282
Views: 63,069
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

Yes, precisely, there could be some wiggle room...

Yes, precisely, there could be some wiggle room in there for a sleepy brain ,flabby biceps and a big pitch pull at the bottom depending on all the factors. However the time and distance verticalled...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Sep 2017, 21:54
Replies: 282
Views: 63,069
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

Well first off I salute the entrepreneurial...

Well first off I salute the entrepreneurial spirit of the whole technique and its"commercial" application.

Secondly, making the analogy with blowing smoke rings with stage of vortex development. I...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Aug 2017, 22:45
Replies: 59
Views: 19,639
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

That's an very good advice! [/QUOTE] Yes,...

That's an very good advice!
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Yes, it' a heck of a plan provided you are sure you haven't rapped the tail rotor in to a tree/rock outcropping. Also wonder if in the midst of all the...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2017, 00:30
Replies: 59
Views: 19,639
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

Well the dustball at the end, highlights the...

Well the dustball at the end, highlights the "backlash rotor" quite nicely at the landing spot, no question as to the relative winds. Makes we wonder if the ol Coanda effect was a little disturbed by...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Aug 2017, 04:14
Replies: 32
Views: 8,650
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

As yes , the "mom and pop" operation. Third party...

As yes , the "mom and pop" operation. Third party maintenance. Pop wears all the "regulatory title" hats, mom runs the books and the office. Economic realities dictate that nuisance snags are dealt...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2017, 04:53
Replies: 53
Views: 13,464
Posted By Washeduprotorgypsy

I'll play...and in light of the recent threads on...

I'll play...and in light of the recent threads on rotor heads.


Good judgement comes from the "old masters" but is always learned best through the incremental experience of exercising bad...
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