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Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2021, 19:51
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By casper64

That’s where the parts are coming from. But BK...

That’s where the parts are coming from. But BK stands for Bölkow Kawasaki…. The range of helicopters is designed by the two of them and even on the latest model I think Kawasaki delivers the entire...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Oct 2021, 17:52
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By casper64

And Japanese! 😃

And Japanese! 😃
15th Oct 2021, 21:38
Replies: 27
Views: 7,905
Posted By casper64

or about the one on the MRH they are ehhh...

or about the one on the MRH they are ehhh “ditching”….
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Oct 2021, 16:03
Replies: 18
Views: 4,164
Posted By casper64

Use NVGs… on a nice starry or moonlit night… OR...

Use NVGs… on a nice starry or moonlit night… OR fly during the day! 👍😃
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Oct 2021, 16:00
Replies: 29
Views: 4,878
Posted By casper64

😂😂😂👍 Radalt is a tranceiver there can be an...

😂😂😂👍

Radalt is a tranceiver there can be an emitter in the vicinity which “fools” your radalt. I heard even 5G cellphone communications might cause these kind of issues!
...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Oct 2021, 15:53
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By casper64

Good piece of kit. Heard they are getting some...

Good piece of kit. Heard they are getting some new, much more capable B models (H145) as well…
...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2021, 17:38
Replies: 349
Views: 115,586
Posted By casper64

The range I understand. A bit faster as well say...

The range I understand. A bit faster as well say 160-170 KIAS at sea level. But without compromise to agility and surviveability of current platforms… and without crazy costs…simply cannot imagine...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2021, 22:05
Replies: 349
Views: 115,586
Posted By casper64

No, that is exactly what I meant before… ok, so...

No, that is exactly what I meant before… ok, so the army does not envy the Air Force, but actually the marines….. yes they have speed: JSF, Osprey, but I bet they also still want Yankee hueys and...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Oct 2021, 11:14
Replies: 14
Views: 3,854
Posted By casper64

Well, there definitely is a trend… isn’t there????

Well, there definitely is a trend… isn’t there????
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Oct 2021, 16:57
Replies: 349
Views: 115,586
Posted By casper64

Understood! 👍

Understood! 👍
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Oct 2021, 06:32
Replies: 349
Views: 115,586
Posted By casper64

No, you can have some speed increase with modern...

No, you can have some speed increase with modern rotor systems, clearly range increase is interesting, but this can also be achieved with more modern engines/technologies. And clearly subjects like...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Oct 2021, 14:57
Replies: 349
Views: 115,586
Posted By casper64

The choice of words by “the sultan” are...

The choice of words by “the sultan” are interesting… it’s almost sounds as if he is afraid to loose his job because of the competition….

To me both programs are plain silly for a tactical...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Sep 2021, 16:32
Replies: 106
Views: 28,201
Posted By casper64

The H175m joins the “marketing fight”…. Cool...

The H175m joins the “marketing fight”…. Cool video.

https://youtu.be/pt-FGBW3sT8
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Sep 2021, 19:54
Replies: 14
Views: 2,987
Posted By casper64

ehh… no? Where?

ehh… no? Where?
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Aug 2021, 14:55
Replies: 6
Views: 2,411
Posted By casper64

Loose blade erosion protection strip maybe? Don’t...

Loose blade erosion protection strip maybe? Don’t know if a Robinson has these strips…
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jul 2021, 11:06
Replies: 145
Views: 63,381
Posted By casper64

wait wait… do you mean it has to be certified??? 😂

wait wait… do you mean it has to be certified??? 😂
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jul 2021, 17:13
Replies: 5
Views: 1,816
Posted By casper64

Most of the time, performance as depicted in the...

Most of the time, performance as depicted in the RFM CAT A part is simply not “proven” and most likely (slightly) affected (more drag) in case of an engine failure…. Mostly relevant before LDP where...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jun 2021, 21:41
Replies: 142
Views: 88,648
Posted By casper64

Nope… just like they did not deploy their Tigers...

Nope… just like they did not deploy their Tigers to Afghanistan or Mali or Libya which the French, Germans and Spanish did as well…. But it’s all the fault of the airframes…. They are simply not good...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jun 2021, 17:04
Replies: 10
Views: 1,367
Posted By casper64

Correct… tail rotor noise of the 429 is...

Correct… tail rotor noise of the 429 is significantly louder than the fenestron, but side intake of new 135 is pretty loud as well..
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jun 2021, 21:13
Replies: 96
Views: 11,720
Posted By casper64

There was an Israeli Apache that lost tail rotor...

There was an Israeli Apache that lost tail rotor drive and landed with more than 120 kts… Just keep it nicely level and aligned and easy on the brakes!
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jun 2021, 19:45
Replies: 113
Views: 27,071
Posted By casper64

Has not much to do with fenestron vs tail rotor...

Has not much to do with fenestron vs tail rotor but simply with a relatively low power tail rotor/fenestron… (like an ec120’has…) with both you run out of them at some point. With aircraft with...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th May 2021, 22:12
Replies: 349
Views: 115,586
Posted By casper64

The question remains: how important is all this...

The question remains: how important is all this “cruise” stuff.... you can take a Hercules for that part. For a tactical helicopter you need surviveability, agility, low costs, small footprint, good...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th May 2021, 08:31
Replies: 19
Views: 3,425
Posted By casper64

Exactly...

Exactly...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th May 2021, 06:17
Replies: 349
Views: 115,586
Posted By casper64

You never saw me writing that they should choose...

You never saw me writing that they should choose Defiant! ;-) Fully agree with your arguments. I think both contenders cannot perform and survive (at the moment) how a Blackhawk can in tactical...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th May 2021, 06:13
Replies: 349
Views: 115,586
Posted By casper64

I agree, slightly less than V22...I said...

I agree, slightly less than V22...I said nacelles, what I meant was the wings and it’s nacelles. If you are landing in slightly lower terrain than the area around you (clearly not ideal but...
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