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Forum: Rotorheads
24th Oct 2006, 11:53
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By mongoose237

I think this is what you're after...

I think this is what you're after (http://www.griffin-helicopters.co.uk/videos/ROTOR.avi)
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Oct 2006, 11:38
Replies: 7
Views: 1,696
Posted By mongoose237

Ask around the recent offshore intakes and see...

Ask around the recent offshore intakes and see how many paid for their own IR outright (rather than being bonded for it)
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2006, 12:56
Replies: 12
Views: 3,697
Posted By mongoose237

Well it was 40 a few years ago. And speaking to...

Well it was 40 a few years ago. And speaking to another ex instructor the other day he was on 35 whilst restricted, and 45 when unrestricted.

However, from time to time there seems to be these...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jun 2006, 08:37
Replies: 507
Views: 108,046
Posted By mongoose237

Nope, because it won't count as a JAA type...

Nope, because it won't count as a JAA type rating.
In which case you might as well fly a little bit on both islands.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jun 2006, 10:21
Replies: 2
Views: 938
Posted By mongoose237

Until someone more suitably qualified to answer...

Until someone more suitably qualified to answer your question comes along, the procedure to convert to a JAA professional licence was outlined here...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jun 2006, 17:56
Replies: 2
Views: 966
Posted By mongoose237

Onshore, without a JAA FI(H) you are looking at...

Onshore, without a JAA FI(H) you are looking at very sporadic positioning flights. Perhaps get lucky with some commercial work this time of year but only with the appropriate type rating, and then...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jun 2006, 23:45
Replies: 4
Views: 1,278
Posted By mongoose237

All have been hiring recently. I don't know...

All have been hiring recently. I don't know whether they still are.

I suggest you address a letter to each of the 3. If they are no longer hiring, your information will still be in the system for...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jun 2006, 23:27
Replies: 4
Views: 1,278
Posted By mongoose237

North Sea: First and foremost, you must have...

North Sea:

First and foremost, you must have the pre-existing right to work in Europe.

If you have that, then you must have a JAA IR. Bonding for this is an option, but not always. It goes...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jun 2006, 20:07
Replies: 296
Views: 114,548
Posted By mongoose237

There is an alternative to experiment with, which...

There is an alternative to experiment with, which does have the advantage of not having to raise the collective and roll off throttle, which is a little unnatural to say the least.

With flat...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jun 2006, 09:05
Replies: 12
Views: 1,400
Posted By mongoose237

:rolleyes: @ whirly I should have added, "in...

:rolleyes: @ whirly

I should have added, "in my experience", and I should have used the term "mode"

:p

But yes, there certainly are people getting more than that, and these busy times would...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jun 2006, 21:15
Replies: 12
Views: 1,400
Posted By mongoose237

Agree with H-R. £40/hr is both the minimum and...

Agree with H-R. £40/hr is both the minimum and the average these days, and that seems to have been the rate for a few years now, and thats from a good cross section of schools. However, don't expect...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jun 2006, 15:46
Replies: 18
Views: 2,956
Posted By mongoose237

That wasn't meant to be facetious; it was genuine...

That wasn't meant to be facetious; it was genuine confusion. I haven't dug up that picture, its the link that was previous posted.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jun 2006, 11:54
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By mongoose237

My comment was that maybe your opinion would...

My comment was that maybe your opinion would change regarding whether you felt an additional 10% off an already 7% discounted rate off a very cheap initial rate was unreasonable. You clearly have a...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jun 2006, 09:40
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By mongoose237

I think people were just trying to carry out a...

I think people were just trying to carry out a "reality check". You admit that 200 is the cheapest deal you have found, and that is already a 7% discount on their normal rate (which, incidentally is...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jun 2006, 22:13
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By mongoose237

Maybe I am misunderstanding you ... you want to...

Maybe I am misunderstanding you ... you want to find a UK or Irish flying school (because of your ATPL theory credits) that will let you have a CPL instructor and R22 for way under the going rate AND...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jun 2006, 18:32
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By mongoose237

I think that would be deal of the century if you...

I think that would be deal of the century if you got something in the order of 180 / hr wet with FTO and CPL instructor, but good luck nevertheless.
Margins are tight on R22s even at 215 an hour,...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jun 2006, 09:20
Replies: 18
Views: 2,956
Posted By mongoose237

:confused: This is D-HMUP ... why would...

:confused:

This is D-HMUP ... why would there be a German registered a/c in Fiji?

http://new.helionline.net/883-264317-698520/picture/14505/big.jpg
Forum: Rotorheads
31st May 2006, 23:30
Replies: 9
Views: 2,075
Posted By mongoose237

But of course, but then you will be given the...

But of course, but then you will be given the chance to assist in repatriating a large sum of cash with its rightful overthrown owner, for which you will be handsomely rewarded :ugh:

3 different...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st May 2006, 22:45
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By mongoose237

I do not know which website this is from, but...

I do not know which website this is from, but here is my take:

Training the European market is big business, and this is not the first time I have heard of schools rather unscrupulously tell...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st May 2006, 15:58
Replies: 18
Views: 2,515
Posted By mongoose237

Imabell, no I did mean higher pressure altitudes....

Imabell, no I did mean higher pressure altitudes. Higher pressure altitudes = higher altitudes. Seems a regular gotcha in exams too that one. Probably would be simpler if it was written "higher...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th May 2006, 09:45
Replies: 18
Views: 2,515
Posted By mongoose237

There seems to be two schools of thought on this....

There seems to be two schools of thought on this.


The first is that there is less exhaust back pressure at altitude so the engine doesn't have to work so hard and becomes more efficient.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd May 2006, 14:00
Replies: 88
Views: 10,966
Posted By mongoose237

Angel Another one to throw into the pan...

An explanation of another contributory factor that I heard some time ago:
When you lower the collective lever, you reduce the lift coefficient on both blades by the same amount (presuming a...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2006, 21:07
Replies: 15
Views: 3,500
Posted By mongoose237

I would say its about right, based on nothing...

I would say its about right, based on nothing other than observations of tip speeds around 400-450kts

Fag packet calculations:
Mil 8 must have a rotor diameter of 70 ft (?)
So 3.14 x 70ft x...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2006, 12:04
Replies: 669
Views: 142,163
Posted By mongoose237

"One of the YUH-1Bs was used as an aerodynamic...

"One of the YUH-1Bs was used as an aerodynamic test bed as the "Model 533" and modified to a number of configurations as part of a US Army program.

The first series of modifications, flown in...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2006, 11:06
Replies: 178
Views: 51,257
Posted By mongoose237

Might be worth reading...

Might be worth reading (http://www.2020mag.com/index.asp?page=3_479.htm)
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