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Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2022, 11:58
Replies: 9
Views: 2,245
Posted By Sir Korsky

I asked first !

I asked first !
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2022, 05:51
Replies: 9
Views: 2,245
Posted By Sir Korsky

have you accepted an offer?

have you accepted an offer?
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Aug 2022, 21:43
Replies: 9
Views: 2,245
Posted By Sir Korsky

Which airframe ?

Which airframe ?
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Aug 2022, 09:22
Replies: 86
Views: 21,365
Posted By Sir Korsky

This is the first decent thread on here for a...

This is the first decent thread on here for a while - even though that it's been resuscitated. Good stuff folks and keep up the input.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jul 2022, 09:42
Replies: 170
Views: 47,771
Posted By Sir Korsky

If you haven't realised that this industry is...

If you haven't realised that this industry is saturated with the worst of mankind yet, then I don't think you've really got it.
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jul 2022, 18:40
Replies: 9
Views: 2,930
Posted By Sir Korsky

I think you're right and they'll just keep those...

I think you're right and they'll just keep those cash printers on for a few more days to pay for it.
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jul 2022, 11:05
Replies: 170
Views: 47,771
Posted By Sir Korsky

That's wicked ! :O

That's wicked ! :O
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2022, 15:32
Replies: 13
Views: 2,766
Posted By Sir Korsky

The British started it all by using Hong Kong as...

The British started it all by using Hong Kong as a springboard to ship tons of Indian opium into China back in the days of good old Queen Vic.
The business model hasn't changed much.
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2022, 02:11
Replies: 17
Views: 2,836
Posted By Sir Korsky

they are ' repurposing ' them now... ...

they are ' repurposing ' them now...

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11020727/Heir-BNB-Prince-Williams-helicopter-turned-159-night-glamping-pod.html
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jun 2022, 21:26
Replies: 11
Views: 1,792
Posted By Sir Korsky

seriously, they can train monkeys to hover. Just...

seriously, they can train monkeys to hover. Just takes time and money. If you can drive a car you can fly a helicopter.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jun 2022, 19:39
Replies: 1
Views: 700
Posted By Sir Korsky

Don't do HAA unless it's based somewhere that you...

Don't do HAA unless it's based somewhere that you really want to live. Avoid the vendors, they are awful and will treat you like the filthy worm that you are. If you want to be well paid, respected...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jun 2022, 14:43
Replies: 42
Views: 9,022
Posted By Sir Korsky

don't underestimate the cold. -30C on the meter...

don't underestimate the cold. -30C on the meter and 30 knots of wind will re-educate you very quickly. Just sayin....
Forum: Rotorheads
28th May 2022, 16:54
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By Sir Korsky

Nice ! I wonder how much cash they'll be asking...

Nice ! I wonder how much cash they'll be asking for next year ! More fraud and corruption. It never stops.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st May 2022, 19:58
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By Sir Korsky

good for them ! Sikorsky has no long term...

good for them ! Sikorsky has no long term business plan outside of collecting newly printed government dollars.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th May 2022, 12:21
Replies: 4
Views: 1,662
Posted By Sir Korsky

plenty of guys in their late 60s and early 70s...

plenty of guys in their late 60s and early 70s still flying single pilot HAA in the USA with no issues at all. 70 is the new 65. The US airlines are requesting 67 as the new age ceiling now for part...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Apr 2022, 15:33
Replies: 10
Views: 1,878
Posted By Sir Korsky

There are plenty of TK helicopter low level IFR...

There are plenty of TK helicopter low level IFR GPS routes in US metro areas that work very well, especially in the NE USA. The 76 was capable of flying the ILS at 20 knots. I remember trying it once...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Apr 2022, 14:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,878
Posted By Sir Korsky

I'm still a great believer that heli IFR should...

I'm still a great believer that heli IFR should be getting you out of trouble and not into it. Regular practiced competency, plus coupled to at least one firm action plan in place for getting...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2022, 14:49
Replies: 40
Views: 9,715
Posted By Sir Korsky

Generally I don't like to persist with these...

Generally I don't like to persist with these threads, but you aspire to be a helicopter pilot in the USA. Unless you are one of the few that find and retain that golden job for a whole career, you...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Apr 2022, 23:58
Replies: 40
Views: 9,715
Posted By Sir Korsky

and plenty of 10.000 hour pilots are switching...

and plenty of 10.000 hour pilots are switching back to driving trucks !
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Apr 2022, 15:05
Replies: 440
Views: 135,354
Posted By Sir Korsky

No worries. The government money printing presses...

No worries. The government money printing presses will keep on pumping out until the project goes the way of the Comanche.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Feb 2022, 06:38
Replies: 9
Views: 4,512
Posted By Sir Korsky

Croman S61 down Hawaii

A Croman S61 crashed during long lining op, according to news link. All 4 crew have perished. Aircraft was on Navy contract.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Feb 2022, 23:45
Replies: 8
Views: 2,941
Posted By Sir Korsky

disregard.

disregard.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Feb 2022, 19:21
Replies: 13
Views: 2,451
Posted By Sir Korsky

We transitioned to the whites, but use the older...

We transitioned to the whites, but use the older green spares when the whites go back for their inspections. I do miss them when they're gone.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jan 2022, 08:30
Replies: 42
Views: 11,241
Posted By Sir Korsky

aircraft is at wire height and had both...

aircraft is at wire height and had both upper/lower cutters and deflectors kit installed.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jan 2022, 16:05
Replies: 32
Views: 9,906
Posted By Sir Korsky

Crab's commentary is the brutal truth, wherever...

Crab's commentary is the brutal truth, wherever it tends to fall on your emotional scale.
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Dec 2021, 18:40
Replies: 32
Views: 9,751
Posted By Sir Korsky

I remember climbing in the back of the original...

I remember climbing in the back of the original Royal C+. It was the only 76 with a vanity mirror in the headliner.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Dec 2021, 19:50
Replies: 92
Views: 17,145
Posted By Sir Korsky

Not quite true. Pick your employer carefully.

Not quite true. Pick your employer carefully.
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Dec 2021, 14:21
Replies: 2
Views: 1,861
Posted By Sir Korsky

hills and thick fog. Aviation's worst enemies.

hills and thick fog. Aviation's worst enemies.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Nov 2021, 20:57
Replies: 34
Views: 5,823
Posted By Sir Korsky

It's funny how you'll do anything to get hours...

It's funny how you'll do anything to get hours when you're at the entry end of the business, and at the other end you'll do anything to get out of going flying. :O

I guess it's wisdom or something.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Nov 2021, 15:01
Replies: 9
Views: 1,901
Posted By Sir Korsky

hiring down-under ! ...

hiring down-under !

https://helijobs.net/2021/11/crewperson-australia-2/
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Oct 2021, 11:16
Replies: 29
Views: 5,334
Posted By Sir Korsky

you'd cause havoc at every airport with your...

you'd cause havoc at every airport with your downwash. At least you'd not have to remember to get the gear down when it's already down.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2021, 14:40
Replies: 55
Views: 5,768
Posted By Sir Korsky

does the UK CAA still have to turn a 6% profit in...

does the UK CAA still have to turn a 6% profit in to the treasury ?
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Oct 2021, 23:29
Replies: 10
Views: 3,594
Posted By Sir Korsky

You may have trouble with the insurers with a 139...

You may have trouble with the insurers with a 139 part 135. Part 91, maybe not so much. Getting the SPIFR sign off is easily done at the SIM. I don't see any issues flying it single driver, as long...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Sep 2021, 12:25
Replies: 333
Views: 103,263
Posted By Sir Korsky

Went there for a month 20 years ago. Think about...

Went there for a month 20 years ago. Think about it every day. Don't leave earth without trying it.
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Aug 2021, 18:10
Replies: 278
Views: 257,421
Posted By Sir Korsky

Investing in aviation + Bristow = :ugh:

Investing in aviation + Bristow = :ugh:
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