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Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jul 2019, 06:16
Replies: 46
Views: 5,849
Posted By Bell_ringer

I didn't say that they should, just that changes...

I didn't say that they should, just that changes like this only occur when law makers decide they are necessary.
This has been the case with pretty much every every safety initiative since the dawn...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jul 2019, 06:03
Replies: 46
Views: 5,849
Posted By Bell_ringer

The importance of head protection in every career...

The importance of head protection in every career or recreational pursuit is well known.
It took a long time to make them mandatory (in some parts of the world) on bikes, it is the reason cars have...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2019, 18:12
Replies: 46
Views: 5,849
Posted By Bell_ringer

Canít you loan him yours? ;)

Canít you loan him yours? ;)
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2019, 18:00
Replies: 46
Views: 5,849
Posted By Bell_ringer

:} whoopsie. Someone put baby in a corner

:}
whoopsie. Someone put baby in a corner
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2019, 16:41
Replies: 46
Views: 5,849
Posted By Bell_ringer

VF, you donít need a helmet to protect a vacuum :E

VF, you donít need a helmet to protect a vacuum :E
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2019, 11:17
Replies: 46
Views: 5,849
Posted By Bell_ringer

Hey VF, flying in your environment I'm surprised...

Hey VF, flying in your environment I'm surprised you don't use two :}
It's difficult for students in the private world to justify the costs on day one nor to necessarily understand the risks.
Lowly...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2019, 05:59
Replies: 46
Views: 5,849
Posted By Bell_ringer

You're making the assumption that the stats are...

You're making the assumption that the stats are accurate for all other types, it is safe to assume that like any survey, there is broadly a margin for error.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jul 2019, 15:59
Replies: 392
Views: 50,975
Posted By Bell_ringer

I am happy to take your word (you're not alone in...

I am happy to take your word (you're not alone in your view), I use the conventional methods taught but have always preferred to stick to the basics and to rather plan properly.
Recovery is a poor...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jul 2019, 15:30
Replies: 392
Views: 50,975
Posted By Bell_ringer

This accident, and most others, have nothing to...

This accident, and most others, have nothing to do with deeply developed VRS or anything that could be attributed to it.
Vuichard's technique was to make a recovery easier for situations where there...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jul 2019, 15:15
Replies: 46
Views: 5,849
Posted By Bell_ringer

Of course, though a head trauma like that often...

Of course, though a head trauma like that often proves fatal after the event and not at time of impact.
There seems to be fairly significant damage to the instructor side of the cockpit, while the...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jul 2019, 12:15
Replies: 3
Views: 1,077
Posted By Bell_ringer

Say the Chnese. It's not like they are fond of...

Say the Chnese.
It's not like they are fond of propaganda or anything :}
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jul 2019, 12:13
Replies: 46
Views: 5,849
Posted By Bell_ringer

It is surprising, from such a mundane exercise,...

It is surprising, from such a mundane exercise, someone can end up dead.
If you compare that to the crashworthiness of a Cabri, the Robbie leaves much to be desired.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jul 2019, 12:45
Replies: 14
Views: 3,050
Posted By Bell_ringer

If there is any form of cell coverage (or they...

If there is any form of cell coverage (or they passed any enroute), the mobile phone company should be able to triangulate the last reported position to at least narrow the area down.
$200 devices...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jul 2019, 12:04
Replies: 17
Views: 7,039
Posted By Bell_ringer

that notice doesnít seem to have any relevance to...

that notice doesnít seem to have any relevance to this accident since it involves frozen valves above 13000 ft.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jul 2019, 05:36
Replies: 346
Views: 229,406
Posted By Bell_ringer

Both scenarios are feasible. Given the conditions...

Both scenarios are feasible. Given the conditions and phase of flight, CFIT has claimed many a good man in similar circumstances. Equally, two experienced pilots in a capable aircraft going out this...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jul 2019, 08:17
Replies: 50
Views: 17,912
Posted By Bell_ringer

It does of course exist, just the probability of...

It does of course exist, just the probability of you running into it or have an accident as a result is slim to naught.
Like LTE, the common DNA is a sudden and unexpected loss of talent, usually...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jul 2019, 05:58
Replies: 50
Views: 17,912
Posted By Bell_ringer

The myths of VRS have been debunked on this forum...

The myths of VRS have been debunked on this forum before, the aircraft would need to be moving through it's downwash at near downwash velocity which is quite difficult to do.
The video doesn't show...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jul 2019, 17:37
Replies: 346
Views: 229,406
Posted By Bell_ringer

And yet the stats arenít dominated by rich guys,...

And yet the stats arenít dominated by rich guys, theyíre full of poor pilots leaving craters in the countryside. They too get away with it 99.9% of the time.
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jul 2019, 06:20
Replies: 50
Views: 17,912
Posted By Bell_ringer

There isn't anything about this arrival that can...

There isn't anything about this arrival that can be blamed on aerodynamic effects, unless you are referring to the the airflow between the ears :E
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jul 2019, 13:12
Replies: 50
Views: 17,912
Posted By Bell_ringer

I can see clearly now the wine has gone :}

I can see clearly now the wine has gone :}
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jul 2019, 07:36
Replies: 144
Views: 82,727
Posted By Bell_ringer

How does the saying go. There are no new...

How does the saying go. There are no new accidents, we just keep trying to perfect the old ones.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jul 2019, 21:00
Replies: 50
Views: 17,912
Posted By Bell_ringer

is it just me or does that look a bit fake?

is it just me or does that look a bit fake?
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jul 2019, 07:39
Replies: 144
Views: 82,727
Posted By Bell_ringer

Perhaps you are reading more into it. The...

Perhaps you are reading more into it. The sentiment I am getting is that on paper, and from the video, the conditions should have been survivable or at worst allowed a safe return to base.
I keep...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jul 2019, 17:16
Replies: 144
Views: 82,727
Posted By Bell_ringer

No one said where, or for what ops, those...

No one said where, or for what ops, those conditions are adequate.
What is ok for one environment, may not be for another.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jul 2019, 16:46
Replies: 144
Views: 82,727
Posted By Bell_ringer

I suspect H&H was being a bit tongue in cheek. ...

I suspect H&H was being a bit tongue in cheek.
500ft and 2000m isn't tanning at the beach weather, but it shouldn't get you killed if the human computer is operating correctly.
Operating in a...
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