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Forum: Jet Blast
26th Apr 2014, 11:22
Replies: 1,092
Views: 59,273
Posted By Winch-control

Anything goes in the uK now. Do what you will,...

Anything goes in the uK now. Do what you will, there is no accountable government. No economic policy, No immigration policy. No political policy...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Apr 2014, 11:15
Replies: 20,058
Views: 2,704,145
Posted By Winch-control

ANZAC

Maybe I m a bluff old traditionalist, but I was very embarrassed to see the guys in uniform in front of Memorial hall in Queenstown yesterday morning with baseball hats and cigarettes, then later...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2013, 11:10
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,469
Posted By Winch-control

jayteeto

Here is another wording, if your means of transport is designed to carry out a specific job, and you use it for those means, and something fails, whose fault is it?
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Dec 2013, 10:40
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,469
Posted By Winch-control

It would appear the AAIB have stated that this...

It would appear the AAIB have stated that this incident was not mechanical. So electrical? or is this a play on words?
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Dec 2013, 09:26
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,469
Posted By Winch-control

To me it is clear, there are but 2 choices. ...

To me it is clear, there are but 2 choices.

Number 1. There was a failing on the part of the pilot.
Number 2. There was a failing with the a/c.

Given the failings of the AAIB, it will be a...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Dec 2013, 10:55
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,469
Posted By Winch-control

Let's just jump in and be completely direct. ...

Let's just jump in and be completely direct.

There is no apparent mechanical problem with this incident. If there was the a/c would be grounded.

What emergency call was made by the rear crew?
...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Dec 2013, 07:56
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,469
Posted By Winch-control

Given we are in the 21st century, is it not to be...

Given we are in the 21st century, is it not to be considered unacceptable, that the authorities, given to them power to investigate, cannot with all the evidence laid in front of them come up with an...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Dec 2013, 07:11
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,469
Posted By Winch-control

Assuming no catastrophic failure, which may be...

Assuming no catastrophic failure, which may be assumed by no grounding of the a/c type.

What was sent from the a/c to base such that they feel secure in that no action needs to be taken with...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2013, 09:56
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,469
Posted By Winch-control

I cannot disagree with any of that, except maybe...

I cannot disagree with any of that, except maybe the rear crew put out a call by some means. Oh and maybe a total failure of one component...
Sorry to be able to agree! I hope my disagreement agrees...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2013, 09:28
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,469
Posted By Winch-control

Maybe the a/c ended up 30 deg nose down on...

Maybe the a/c ended up 30 deg nose down on initial impact, maybe it didn't
Maybe an emergency call was put out by some means, maybe it wasn't.
Maybe there was no fuel onboard, maybe there was....
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2013, 08:46
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,469
Posted By Winch-control

Assuming no Mayday/Pan call put out on UHF/VHF,...

Assuming no Mayday/Pan call put out on UHF/VHF, what means would an emergency call have been put out by the rear crew?
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Dec 2013, 14:47
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,469
Posted By Winch-control

WH06

Whitehead 06 there are but 3 responses:

a: mechanical
b: pilot
c: mechanical and pilot

You have said that there is no reason to ground the type. Your thoughts please.
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Dec 2013, 14:09
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,469
Posted By Winch-control

White

"If the manufacturers or operators thought it likely that there was a catastrophic technical failure, I would have thought it obvious that they would have grounded the fleet pending some sort of...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Dec 2013, 13:56
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,469
Posted By Winch-control

"If the manufacturers or operators thought it...

"If the manufacturers or operators thought it likely that there was a catastrophic technical failure, I would have thought it obvious that they would have grounded the fleet pending some sort of...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Dec 2013, 13:37
Replies: 185
Views: 14,933
Posted By Winch-control

NZ 2013

Central heating….. Whats that?
Double glazing….. Whats that?
Plumbing……………. Whats that?
Roads………………… Whats that?
Bridges…………….. Whats that?

Education…………. Superb!
Quality of life…… Superb!...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Dec 2013, 12:49
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,469
Posted By Winch-control

"I dont see why that TCs comment would be "very...

"I dont see why that TCs comment would be "very concerning". If the manufacturers or operators thought it likely that there was a catastrophic technical failure, I would have thought it obvious that...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Dec 2013, 11:49
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,469
Posted By Winch-control

TC

"which means the operators have a rough idea what may have caused this".

That is very concerning, given your 2500hrs.
1st Dec 2013, 10:06
Replies: 53
Views: 18,077
Posted By Winch-control

Combine with Rotorheads mods?

Please note other tributes to Dave are also being placed here:

http://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/528908-glasgow-police-helicopter-crash-condolences-tributes.html
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Dec 2013, 00:18
Replies: 64
Views: 17,774
Posted By Winch-control

A safer pair of hands I have never flown with....

A safer pair of hands I have never flown with. RIP Dave Traill. Condolences to all family and friends of all involved.
29th Jan 2011, 12:10
Replies: 8,153
Views: 1,051,157
Posted By Winch-control

I think you, and previous posters have now driven...

I think you, and previous posters have now driven this thread well off track... maybe intentional, maybe not.
Lets get back to the point, and lets be blunt.
What was/ wasnt fitted to the a/c is...
30th Nov 2010, 10:35
Replies: 8,153
Views: 1,051,157
Posted By Winch-control

It was a really accurate reconstruction (not) in...

It was a really accurate reconstruction (not) in a Mk3, not a Mk2 albeit the similarity with dubious release to service and dubious procedures do ring a bell on the familarity front..... again the...
21st Nov 2010, 11:03
Replies: 8,153
Views: 1,051,157
Posted By Winch-control

I will not be allowed to reply. CPLS was fitted...

I will not be allowed to reply. CPLS was fitted the day the a/ c arrived in Aldrgrove.
Sqn Ldr Burke did express his opinion the a/c should not be flown.
Regards.
15th Oct 2010, 13:50
Replies: 8,153
Views: 1,051,157
Posted By Winch-control

Even though it is 2 x Mk 3 a/c with crews that...

Even though it is 2 x Mk 3 a/c with crews that have no idea what happend during the Mull incident, that are involved with the enquiry. can we please be mindfull of what the outcome means.
15th Oct 2010, 13:34
Replies: 8,153
Views: 1,051,157
Posted By Winch-control

I agree with your post.

I agree with your post.
15th Oct 2010, 13:14
Replies: 8,153
Views: 1,051,157
Posted By Winch-control

Lets put this cpls to bed, The cpls was in those...

Lets put this cpls to bed, The cpls was in those days mounted in the a/c under the coaming on the nhp side (to reduce glare) with the control unit in the cabin on the port side at station 140 ish on...
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