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Forum: ATC Issues
21st Oct 2018, 21:24
Replies: 120
Views: 33,040
Posted By verticalhold

Like 30W I am a pilot who flies out of various...

Like 30W I am a pilot who flies out of various London are airports, depending on where my boss wants me (corporate jet) in the last few days myself and a colleague heard of a scheme to allow...
25th Jul 2016, 22:07
Replies: 1
Views: 2,310
Posted By verticalhold

Volare

There are some disturbing stories going around about Jersey AOC Volare at the moment.

Rumour has it two jets were moved without ATC clearance or flight plan from their UK base.

Anyone able to...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Dec 2013, 19:18
Replies: 41
Views: 74,060
Posted By verticalhold

I wonder who's fault it will be this time:ugh:

I wonder who's fault it will be this time:ugh:
9th Apr 2013, 08:54
Replies: 69
Views: 22,806
Posted By verticalhold

If you decide to buy two and use one for spares,...

If you decide to buy two and use one for spares, break it up immediately on purchase and get EVERYTHING through any inspections/inhibition requirements.

Leaving an aircraft parked and taking bits...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jan 2013, 09:04
Replies: 65
Views: 8,454
Posted By verticalhold

Sounds exactly like a Class 1 heli-pad approach...

Sounds exactly like a Class 1 heli-pad approach as specified in the AFM.

I fly the 135 and our ops manual says that ALL approaches to confined areas shall be flown to the Class 1 profile (EC135...
8th Jan 2013, 08:43
Replies: 19
Views: 6,080
Posted By verticalhold

Either very highly experienced or too...

Either very highly experienced or too inexperienced to know better!

Don't think I'll be trying that personally.

VH
Replies: 24
Views: 4,380
Posted By verticalhold

Hey SM; I worked with SND during that time...

Hey SM;

I worked with SND during that time and after, your nauseatingly arrogant aproach(as usual) suggests that you have not fully read SND's post correctly (as usual).

It came down to price,...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Oct 2011, 08:32
Replies: 245
Views: 104,004
Posted By verticalhold

Oh thats all right then....... The coroner and...

Oh thats all right then....... The coroner and media have all the right answers.

When will someone point out to coroners that staying quiet might be a good idea, and that you rarely hear a...
30th Aug 2011, 15:28
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By verticalhold

Thanks for that, I'll take a look. The flight is...

Thanks for that, I'll take a look. The flight is for a helicopter with VIP pax, and Belgium is a rare destination on one of these flights.

VH
30th Aug 2011, 14:26
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By verticalhold

Airfields near Ghent

Afternoon All;

I'm looking for information on small airfields near Ghent. All info gratefully received.

VH
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Aug 2011, 16:43
Replies: 251
Views: 22,462
Posted By verticalhold

Ah well; Shell Management, just like the real...

Ah well; Shell Management, just like the real Shell claims to know all and is often found wanting. He/she can rarely provide proof of his claims and is so often wide of the mark that his/her pilot...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jul 2011, 08:33
Replies: 317
Views: 50,068
Posted By verticalhold

212man; It has to be the most awful sound on...

212man;

It has to be the most awful sound on earth, I heard it coming from a helicopter, and again from an aeroplane, in the background on the plane I could hear the pilot's son and daughter...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jul 2011, 08:16
Replies: 19
Views: 2,306
Posted By verticalhold

I asked my AME about it 4 years ago and he said...

I asked my AME about it 4 years ago and he said that the UK CAA were against it at the time as the failure rate was considered to be too high.

If you go ahead without CAA approval you could lose...
23rd Jul 2011, 18:23
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By verticalhold

I once heard a lady on a QXC get VERY unsure of...

I once heard a lady on a QXC get VERY unsure of her position on that lane. The controllers were utterly brilliant in their handling of the situation, then again I always find EMA controllers bloody...
22nd Jul 2011, 09:31
Replies: 105
Views: 12,866
Posted By verticalhold

Coming back to the subject ofcomplexity and...

Coming back to the subject ofcomplexity and trainings, I seem to remember that after a couple of years of operation the insurance companies refused to cover Malibu owners unless they did a full...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jul 2011, 08:53
Replies: 32
Views: 17,346
Posted By verticalhold

Never seen a pretty one yet.:\

Never seen a pretty one yet.:\
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jul 2011, 10:50
Replies: 104
Views: 23,252
Posted By verticalhold

I did an awful lot when I worked offshore, one of...

I did an awful lot when I worked offshore, one of the best bits of advice I recieved from a very experienced captain was "imagine the silhouette of the aircraft on the deck and place the aircraft on...
20th Jul 2011, 10:36
Replies: 129
Views: 26,639
Posted By verticalhold

Tox; I reckon that SM is so vastly qualified...

Tox;

I reckon that SM is so vastly qualified that its' taking him/her nearly a month to remember all his/her safety qualifications and years of experience in the business, after all its 26 days...
18th Jul 2011, 12:31
Replies: 42
Views: 21,594
Posted By verticalhold

XX514; I well remember an Oxford heli...

XX514;

I well remember an Oxford heli student flying down the rifle range at 50' when it was active, the phone and the student glowed red at that one.

I flew over WCO the other day, the main...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jul 2011, 08:29
Replies: 34
Views: 9,001
Posted By verticalhold

Poltergeist; What you saw was either the H...

Poltergeist;

What you saw was either the H for the medical helicopter, or the usual circuit heliport for days when its' not the BGP.

The normal heliport could never have coped with all the...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jul 2011, 21:00
Replies: 34
Views: 9,001
Posted By verticalhold

Turweston were magnificent:ok: Despite all the...

Turweston were magnificent:ok: Despite all the extra work they made it seem like they were having fun, and they were bloody well organised.

We were lucky that there had been all the rain last...
Forum: Questions
7th Jul 2011, 14:17
Replies: 10
Views: 1,605
Posted By verticalhold

aa73; There CAN BE a correlation between...

aa73;

There CAN BE a correlation between experience and hours, but as someone pointed out earlier a lot depends on the type of experience and whether the pilot has actually learned from it or not....
Replies: 23
Views: 4,480
Posted By verticalhold

Paco:D When ops don't understand the stress...

Paco:D

When ops don't understand the stress they place on pilots then CRM training becomes vital for the office staff. And don't start me about the board of directors:ugh::ugh:
Replies: 129
Views: 26,639
Posted By verticalhold

Okay I'm lost now. Where in hell did Squib "drag...

Okay I'm lost now. Where in hell did Squib "drag up anti-capitalist nonsense?"

All he showed were facts about Shell fouling up on safety and getting fined for it.

Quite frankly SM if you...
24th Jun 2011, 08:49
Replies: 129
Views: 26,639
Posted By verticalhold

Shell Management; As usual your blind...

Shell Management;

As usual your blind arrogance has led you to not read a post correctly. Re-read my post and you will see that often the airlines lead the regulators on safety.

I formally and...
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