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Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jun 2018, 14:02
Replies: 83
Views: 10,164
Posted By Frying Pan

Er...irrelevant. If the aircraft clipped the...

Er...irrelevant. If the aircraft clipped the mountainside then surely it was below it's safety height, regardless of the pilot's licence or qualifications? But perhaps that was your point?
FP.
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Mar 2018, 13:19
Replies: 17
Views: 3,472
Posted By Frying Pan

I would hope day VFR for that type of flying work...

I would hope day VFR for that type of flying work TC. It's risky enough as it is without adding night and any IFR restrictions.
Well done Spencer 17 big for the big milestone. Look forward to your...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Mar 2018, 05:01
Replies: 74
Views: 20,276
Posted By Frying Pan

Coming back to the Whitsunday, Queensland coast...

Coming back to the Whitsunday, Queensland coast crash. Regardless of all the training and safety procedures I notice that the 3 survivors were aged in their thirties and the 2 fatalities were age 79...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Feb 2018, 06:25
Replies: 283
Views: 67,631
Posted By Frying Pan

Good luck with the plug and the book.... ...

Good luck with the plug and the book....

Love the hard thought out title. However.....it will have marketing benefits when people Google helicopter + pilot :ok: Good work.

Cheers FP
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jan 2018, 22:20
Replies: 8
Views: 2,747
Posted By Frying Pan

The seriousness. Exactly MG. I apologise if I...

The seriousness. Exactly MG. I apologise if I offended. I was just mentioning the tradegy of a lost skydiver as opposed to the pilot answering a distress signal. I'll say nothing more on this.

FP.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jan 2018, 12:15
Replies: 8
Views: 2,747
Posted By Frying Pan

Tragic event. Shame the headline didn't reflect...

Tragic event. Shame the headline didn't reflect that a skydiver had actually died. Or maybe the tag 'foreign man died' didn't warrant it? At least the 'big' story of local chopper pilot answering a...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Dec 2017, 08:09
Replies: 65
Views: 24,616
Posted By Frying Pan

If I may interrupt the self back patting brigade...

If I may interrupt the self back patting brigade (sometimes with knives!) for a moment, it's a shame that any company employing us pilots finds it tough. Alas, I really don't think it will get any...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Dec 2017, 04:52
Replies: 806
Views: 532,819
Posted By Frying Pan

Military training mock up? Ahhh..bless their...

Military training mock up? Ahhh..bless their cottons. Young Gulf Princes learning in the comfort of leather seats, glass screens and air conditioning. Not surprised many of the 'students' don't go...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Nov 2017, 10:58
Replies: 270
Views: 182,286
Posted By Frying Pan

Really? How many degrees do we want to train at...

Really? How many degrees do we want to train at to be 'safe'.

These guys didn't see each other, isn't that the point?
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Nov 2017, 08:23
Replies: 15
Views: 5,246
Posted By Frying Pan

Rotor Kop, this is an Internet forum...we all...

Rotor Kop, this is an Internet forum...we all have cover names, mostly.

GulliBell may have written something you disagree with but that's why we're here, to banter, tease, argue and counter argue...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Sep 2017, 12:51
Replies: 14
Views: 9,889
Posted By Frying Pan

Good call I say. Why risk flying a damaged...

Good call I say. Why risk flying a damaged aircraft?

A good friend of mine over torqued a Lynx at Merryfield. It came back to Yeovilton on a low-loader. The banter was high but no one was hurt....
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Sep 2017, 12:41
Replies: 24
Views: 4,639
Posted By Frying Pan

Hmm..it's an Asian website advertising an Asian...

Hmm..it's an Asian website advertising an Asian helicopter company, or at least selling them space. Of course it's marketing sh$te, what would you expect? What damage can it do? Really.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Sep 2017, 03:34
Replies: 12
Views: 4,212
Posted By Frying Pan

More info? L.A. Fire Department's...

More info?

L.A. Fire Department's newest helicopter lost control while fighting Burbank fire, report says - LA Times...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jul 2017, 09:14
Replies: 32
Views: 8,476
Posted By Frying Pan

Jeez Mutant, this thread drift went on regarding...

Jeez Mutant, this thread drift went on regarding the temp limitations and technicals etc etc. But the bottom line was, what would you do?

Better to be unemployed than dead. Better still to let...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jul 2017, 00:27
Replies: 236
Views: 140,873
Posted By Frying Pan

Hedski, visas or not. Australia has a surplus of...

Hedski, visas or not. Australia has a surplus of qualified pilots at the moment and frankly, it won't get better. You're unlikely to get a CASA official to admit that foreigners aren't welcome. As a...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jul 2017, 03:13
Replies: 32
Views: 8,476
Posted By Frying Pan

Mutant, Last week you complained that your...

Mutant,

Last week you complained that your CP wanted you to fly with a caution light on in the B206! Now the CP's asking you to fly with a hot swashplate! You need to stand up and be counted and...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th May 2017, 14:21
Replies: 22
Views: 4,761
Posted By Frying Pan

Unreal. You take off....check...you can see stuff...

Unreal. You take off....check...you can see stuff ahead....and there are pylons... and boom..

Photo of the aircraft from the front shows the departure field and nothing behind. Surely someone in...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th May 2017, 13:49
Replies: 156
Views: 83,548
Posted By Frying Pan

I'd like to think in many threads that occupy...

I'd like to think in many threads that occupy PPrune, we banter and we learn. Other people make mistakes, so we don't we don't have to, is often quoted.

However, all I've learned from this is,...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th May 2017, 08:59
Replies: 20
Views: 6,185
Posted By Frying Pan

I'll leave this thread now I think... My...

I'll leave this thread now I think...

My bad, I mistook the 'Don't HR realise I'm a pilot' thread for the 'Brave new world - Oil and Gas' one. ::rolleyes:
Forum: Rotorheads
15th May 2017, 07:19
Replies: 20
Views: 6,185
Posted By Frying Pan

Times, they are a changing my friend. I grew...

Times, they are a changing my friend.

I grew up in a world in cars with no seat belts, power cuts every week, and the threat of North Sea Oil running out in the 1990s!

Who would have thought...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th May 2017, 03:12
Replies: 20
Views: 6,185
Posted By Frying Pan

Departments Marty? Where we're going, we don't...

Departments Marty? Where we're going, we don't need departments.

The end of petrol and diesel cars? All vehicles will be electric by 2025, says expert...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2017, 01:29
Replies: 5,579
Views: 3,105,841
Posted By Frying Pan

VF, are you leaving this job? The other site...

VF, are you leaving this job? The other site suggests you may be looking elsewhere. If so you're leaving behind some mighty shoes to fill. You'll also need to keep up the great photos...or at least...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Apr 2017, 10:00
Replies: 1,804
Views: 1,055,820
Posted By Frying Pan

Sonas, I do not agree with your statement, but I...

Sonas, I do not agree with your statement, but I will defend the right for you to say it. No disrespect intended.

This is a forum site. Enough said......or not.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Apr 2017, 04:58
Replies: 887
Views: 168,049
Posted By Frying Pan

RotorKraft, Not sure if you can get PM...

RotorKraft,

Not sure if you can get PM privilege as it's your first post...but happy to be corrected.

Rotorwhip...as well as the work visa, this is the competition at the moment. Too many...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2017, 11:30
Replies: 432
Views: 172,896
Posted By Frying Pan

Tragic. Just heard the helicopter has been...

Tragic. Just heard the helicopter has been located on a mountain. No survivors.
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