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Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jul 2019, 08:47
Replies: 26
Views: 8,070
Posted By thechopper

exactly

And how many PPLH holders are doing 100 hrs a year?
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Just hung up my...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th May 2019, 17:15
Replies: 72
Views: 78,901
Posted By thechopper

Red face COBI

To introduce COBI, amongst other things has obviously has worked great for the company as well.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th May 2019, 17:09
Replies: 5
Views: 1,410
Posted By thechopper

Talking NZ & OZ are top of the list

NZ & OZ are top of the list
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Feb 2019, 09:34
Replies: 13
Views: 5,590
Posted By thechopper

Quite a few hours spent in the crew room , the...

Quite a few hours spent in the crew room , the Craighaar , and BBQ-ing in ABZ. Always nice.

Farewell Rick
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Nov 2018, 16:08
Replies: 68
Views: 6,851
Posted By thechopper

Thanks Ned, calendar made it to the Fatherland...

Thanks Ned,
calendar made it to the Fatherland today. Great pictures again .
Fly safe
El Finz
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Nov 2018, 10:50
Replies: 68
Views: 6,851
Posted By thechopper

Mesmerized Returning from an oil rig MedEvac...

Mesmerized
Returning from an oil rig MedEvac off Vung Tau Vietnam in the mid 90s. Starlit sky and dozens of fishing boats fishing with lamps some 20 miles offshore with oil rig flares in the...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Aug 2017, 13:41
Replies: 21
Views: 4,673
Posted By thechopper

Nosewheel lock

Don't know about 109, but read up on nosewheel shimmy, that's why it's supposed to be locked:rolleyes:
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jul 2017, 10:40
Replies: 17
Views: 3,470
Posted By thechopper

Formula 1 (not)

Try this link

Calculating Rotor Downwash Velocity - Rotor & Wing International (http://www.rotorandwing.com/2011/11/29/calculating-rotor-downwash-velocity/)

:8
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jun 2017, 12:56
Replies: 5
Views: 1,799
Posted By thechopper

Retirement

Big THANK YOU to an industry that has given me 43+ years of fun, pleasure, lots of experiences, memorable flights, umpteen colleagues (ranging from excellent to "don't want to know") and an overall...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jun 2017, 11:16
Replies: 13
Views: 2,822
Posted By thechopper

Type rating

Cruise missile is the one to have:p
Or enjoy retirement
Sailing, shooting, fishing. Stay away from golfing😼too many ex-pilots.
Good luck🤓
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Feb 2017, 16:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,740
Posted By thechopper

Latin Origin

propellare to drive forward

rotare to turn
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jan 2017, 14:59
Replies: 24
Views: 2,861
Posted By thechopper

Justify

If you have to justify the extra cost of reduced workload/increased safety over water, you start lining up the holes in the cheese.
Do you plan with a tailwind both ways as well?
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Feb 2016, 00:05
Replies: 43
Views: 11,733
Posted By thechopper

Crystal balls

Lucky if you can tell where the industry let alone the world will be in 13 years time. Worry just about your current contract and not about the distant future/legislation.
It always pays to have a...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jul 2014, 00:51
Replies: 2
Views: 1,108
Posted By thechopper

rules vs airmanship

If you ditch at 50 nms or 56 nms does it make difference.
Common sense should prevail.:ugh:
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jun 2014, 16:33
Replies: 342
Views: 47,856
Posted By thechopper

What are you trying to say? Sorry, english is not...

What are you trying to say? Sorry, english is not my first language.
Or are you just bored in front of a computer?:E
Would like to meet you for a drink or two.
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jun 2014, 15:45
Replies: 342
Views: 47,856
Posted By thechopper

Thanks

Thanks TC
Who cares whether whatever the "boy" did was legal, i.a.w. a manual or whatever; it was not applying airmanship
Sadly! Even if it was legit, it was stupid. If you have the right of way...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jun 2014, 14:34
Replies: 342
Views: 47,856
Posted By thechopper

POMPOUS

10 + pages of comments put together in the majority by a bunch of righteous, pompous tossers, engrossed in self-importance citing RFMs, AOPs, legalities, authorities, what have you, fighting on...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th May 2014, 14:58
Replies: 37
Views: 18,101
Posted By thechopper

Devil InstruktÝr

Your instructor should be able to answer that question?:ugh:
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2014, 14:13
Replies: 878
Views: 400,292
Posted By thechopper

legal vs illegal

On a job like this you're either shit hot or you think you are and then you die;

and give a lot of "experts" a chance to brag about their own skills, the good old

days and how it should/ could...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2014, 22:14
Replies: 40
Views: 7,210
Posted By thechopper

My sentiments exactly :ugh:

My sentiments exactly :ugh:
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Mar 2014, 13:45
Replies: 13
Views: 2,183
Posted By thechopper

why?

Flyting,
start/stop should be easy to jot down; why would you need lift and land? Would not number of lifts suffice if you are not shutting down in between. :confused:
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Feb 2014, 14:26
Replies: 203
Views: 56,346
Posted By thechopper

Maybe

Maybe just keep the helicopter flying as a goal for the future and do something that you can realistically afford right now without scheming. Bike licence perhaps?:ouch:
All your friends would want...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Feb 2014, 14:36
Replies: 33
Views: 4,331
Posted By thechopper

GMavrick Make sure that doesn't become...

GMavrick



Make sure that doesn't become a habit when you start earning a living in aviation. People with that attitude don't usually last very long.
Best of luck with your cost saving...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Feb 2014, 14:26
Replies: 33
Views: 4,331
Posted By thechopper

Other options

GMavrick

two further options to get someone else to pay are either marry rich or join the military. :suspect:
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Feb 2014, 15:02
Replies: 33
Views: 4,331
Posted By thechopper

Devil What are you doing here?

If that's a forum for professionals, what is a bunch of numpties doing here?:ugh:
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