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Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jun 2005, 19:39
Replies: 259
Views: 29,822
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up Bone Marrow donation.

To: diethelm




Actually, I am too old to get a bone marrow transplant however in getting a bone marrow biopsy or donating bone marrow the process is the same. A lot of people equate the...
13th Jun 2005, 14:54
Replies: 40
Views: 3,971
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up Look, there's a Bear.

It was not a scary moment for me but from the pilots’ point of view we were ready to crash.

Here is my experience relative to a “forced” landing.

I was flight mechanic on a Bell HTL-1 (early...
12th Jun 2005, 17:56
Replies: 40
Views: 3,971
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up Poor choice of words.

To: jumpseater

Actually it was a continuation of the original lie I told to get into the Ohio State Guard. I lied about my age to get into the State Guard, which was the state militia, that took...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jun 2005, 00:09
Replies: 25
Views: 2,568
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up Yeah but what about?

To: SASless

It was at the time of this incident the operational philosophy of Coast Guard Aviation that the plane captain be given sufficient training to relieve the pilot when flying with a...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jun 2005, 18:00
Replies: 25
Views: 2,568
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up This is what it used to be like:

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I didn't know Sid was a drunk until one day I saw him sober

I was a plane captain on a JRF Goose and one-day I...
10th Jun 2005, 16:04
Replies: 40
Views: 3,971
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up If you didn't hear the bail-out bell did it really ring?

It was 4:00AM and we were prepping our PBY for a SAR mission. I had been awakened at 2:00AM and I went to bed at 11:00PM the preceding night giving me about 3 hours of sleep. A tug had blown up...
9th Jun 2005, 19:43
Replies: 40
Views: 3,971
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up I didn't know Sid was a drunk until one day I saw him sober

I was a plane captain on a JRF Goose and one-day I was sent on a mission with our engineering officer. He like most of the pilots on our base was a veteran of the Greenland Patrol. These missions...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jun 2005, 18:59
Replies: 259
Views: 29,822
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up Yeah Docter but you said I was in remission.

To paraphrase the words of the immortal General Douglas MacArthur when he said, "I'll be back". Well it seems the Leukemia had the same idea. I went in for a blood test last Tuesday and the Doctor...
9th Jun 2005, 01:58
Replies: 40
Views: 3,971
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up Les Maikes, aka Duke Elegant revisited

When I first started reading the Dukes stories I found them extremely interesting and very humorous. What I didn’t know at that time my life would parallel his. In January I was diagnosed with...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jun 2005, 00:59
Replies: 25
Views: 2,568
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up Flying while under the influence. It depends on where you are.

Several years ago two Northwest pilots who were known to be under the influence were allowed to depart on a trip to Detroit. The reasons for letting them continue the flight was that Minnesota did...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jun 2005, 01:24
Replies: 43
Views: 4,081
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up CL-475

To: Graviman



When I worked on the Cheyenne I walked through a door leading to a warehouse that was adjacent to our offices. Hanging from the rafters was a Lockheed CL-475. It differed from...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jun 2005, 20:45
Replies: 43
Views: 4,081
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up Lockheed design philosophy.

To: Graviman

What Nick stated about electronic stability control is correct. However what he stated about the gyro becoming unstable is not. It was the design of the blades that caused the...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jun 2005, 14:46
Replies: 43
Views: 4,081
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up Lockheed design revisited.

To: Graviman



There is no articulating hinge on the AH-56 rotorhead as the head is rigid. The blade is attached to the rotorhead by a series of hinges, which allow pitch change. It could be...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jun 2005, 01:37
Replies: 43
Views: 4,081
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up The Lockheed design concept.

To: Graviman

The reason a fixed wing pilot can with minimal helicopter skills fly a Lockheed helicopter is because the helicopter flies like a fixed wing aircraft. The pilot displaces the cyclic,...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jun 2005, 20:09
Replies: 16
Views: 3,094
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up Sikorsky design philosophy

On most if not all Sikorsky designs the mast is tilted three degrees forward. In a hover the blades will align themselves with the local horizon which makes the helicopter hover with the tail down...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jun 2005, 04:11
Replies: 11
Views: 4,362
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Helicopter wall chart

To: moosp

I have one still in the mailing tube. The return address on the tube is:

RWGP/RWG
Rotor and Wing
P.O. Box 900
Oregon, Illinois
61061
USA
Forum: Rotorheads
31st May 2005, 14:42
Replies: 16
Views: 3,044
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up Pop-Out-Float trivia

The Pop-Out-Floats were developed by the USCG Rotary wing development unit at Elizabeth City, North Carolina. They were installed on a HO3S-1G.

See attached photos: ...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th May 2005, 00:23
Replies: 427
Views: 52,723
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up A point of view

To: Taff Missed



When I was working as a Reliability Maintainability consultant at Agusta on the A-129 I became aquainted with a Royal Navy officer on assignment at Agusta. He was the RN rep...
25th May 2005, 20:31
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up The loop is being closed

I went on the FAA website and got the name and address of the present owner. I have requested photos of the aircraft. Now I have to wait.

Thanks for your help.

:E :E
24th May 2005, 20:33
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up THANKS A LOT

To: All

You guys do good work. The original registration number C-FMDB was allocated to the HS-DH-125. When it was sold the registration number was reassigned to the Otter shown in the picture...
24th May 2005, 13:52
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up I need your help.

Can anyone help me. I am trying to find a picture of a De Havilland DH-125-1AR. To be more specific a picture of this aircraft in Canadian registration C-FMDB.

I also posted this on spotters...
24th May 2005, 13:48
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up I need your help

Can anyone help me. I am trying to find a picture of a De Havilland DH-125-1AR. To be more specific a picture of this aircraft in Canadian registration C-FMDB.

:E :E
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd May 2005, 20:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up Been there done that.

To: outhouse

What you say is especially true if you are training locals and have to deal with the religious aspects as their mindset makes it very difficult to instill CRM as a part of the...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st May 2005, 14:46
Replies: 20
Views: 2,028
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up What brain cells?

To: Capn Notarious





It would seem that on the model helicopter there is a great deal of flexibility in the drive line and with a low level of inertia in the dynamic system the model...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th May 2005, 01:57
Replies: 290
Views: 131,450
Posted By Lu Zuckerman

Thumbs up Damper friction adjustment

The Bendix designed shaft is used on H-500 series as well as the Apache and the Agusta 129. Each of these shafts has a nodal point about which the shaft will whip. At each nodal point the...
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