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Forum: Rotorheads
5th Feb 2019, 01:54
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By topendtorque

STC for Autogas on VO-435

Hi, anyone about using one of these, if so from where did you procure it? I see Lycoming says they are OK to run on Autogas 91. Thanks.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Aug 2017, 07:42
Replies: 282
Views: 64,570
Posted By topendtorque

Now, Old Farang, you wouldn't be he by any...

Now, Old Farang, you wouldn't be he by any chance??:E
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Aug 2017, 11:43
Replies: 282
Views: 64,570
Posted By topendtorque

I am fairly certain it is he. The photograph...

I am fairly certain it is he. The photograph shows a person of slightly heavier stature than I remember at Jandakot in December 1985 where he did my conversion onto R22 VH-UXQ. Although facial...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2017, 08:50
Replies: 282
Views: 64,570
Posted By topendtorque

No worries Farang, we must have crossed paths but...

No worries Farang, we must have crossed paths but there has been a fair bit of water around since the light weight blades. I did my conversion in a L/W one in Perth with Shortes and then shortly...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Aug 2017, 11:15
Replies: 30
Views: 6,719
Posted By topendtorque

My late Father in law had a still of me in a '47...

My late Father in law had a still of me in a '47 G5 VH-BHM, just finishing my gig as Barry Hemple came by on his take off roll in his MiG 15 at the Cairns airshow in '92 celebrating the 50 th...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Aug 2017, 19:50
Replies: 282
Views: 64,570
Posted By topendtorque

The answer Old Farang, is close to nine hundred...

The answer Old Farang, is close to nine hundred thousand and close to the same number of Bovines right across northern OZ.. The whole BTEC (TB eradication) cost $960 million, but we are now one of...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2017, 09:03
Replies: 282
Views: 64,570
Posted By topendtorque

Some Indo meat workers did indeed do norty...

Some Indo meat workers did indeed do norty things, mainly those who were paid a few rupes (which in that macho environment is all it takes) to play up to the camera. Most meat works were doing the...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Aug 2017, 11:57
Replies: 282
Views: 64,570
Posted By topendtorque

Mustering down under

It would appear that the latest mustering film clip has moved right on from camels in the red centre to Buffalo in the Top End. I don't know if Pandalet is still around? If so we spoke many moons...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2017, 21:56
Replies: 7
Views: 2,277
Posted By topendtorque

Kangaroos for Wyoming

What great initiative, lots of helicopters could be used on nature tours watching these exciting animals. First 90 Kangaroos released in Wyoming ? County 10?...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jan 2017, 06:38
Replies: 11
Views: 3,756
Posted By topendtorque

Thought it had a run before, this one. You may...

Thought it had a run before, this one. You may wish to take a cup of tea while reading, or maybe a stiff rum!
...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jan 2017, 05:49
Replies: 11
Views: 3,756
Posted By topendtorque

I have just been told about the image as on...

I have just been told about the image as on Willpete's post. It is interesting as a follow up to the OZ M/R blade crack incident. The blade on the right hand side does appear to have a crack of the...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jan 2017, 10:14
Replies: 11
Views: 3,443
Posted By topendtorque

Hi BT, I don't wish to destroy your knowledge...

Hi BT, I don't wish to destroy your knowledge base just amend them somewhat re -abuse.

1. Abuse of machine due flying technique, not such an issue. Even though the ATSB report quotes bending...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Dec 2016, 09:31
Replies: 11
Views: 3,443
Posted By topendtorque

Mustering machine but they cop a lot less stress...

Mustering machine but they cop a lot less stress than training machines with their RRPM abuse. Don't forget there was a comprehensive stress analysis of a mustering machine quite some years ago which...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Dec 2016, 10:20
Replies: 77
Views: 17,093
Posted By topendtorque

As usual TC, I believe that consistent with info...

As usual TC, I believe that consistent with info that is being aired elsewhere that you have retained over the years, your critical analysis powers of observation to a high degree. merry Xmas tet
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jun 2016, 09:42
Replies: 1
Views: 1,731
Posted By topendtorque

Townsville Blackhawk crash 20 years on.

Black Hawk tragedy: Survivor remembers worst peacetime military aviation disaster 20 years on - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Nov 2015, 20:56
Replies: 7
Views: 1,721
Posted By topendtorque

Our latest crash comic features an R22 roll-over...

Our latest crash comic features an R22 roll-over after an immediate white out situation. The article finishes by pondering whether a cabin heater if it had not been removed, may have helped. The...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Aug 2015, 16:01
Replies: 22
Views: 5,591
Posted By topendtorque

thanks frying pan, interesting. cheers tet

thanks frying pan,
interesting.
cheers tet
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Aug 2015, 12:30
Replies: 22
Views: 5,591
Posted By topendtorque

Over here the goal post for medical shift every...

Over here the goal post for medical shift every year especially if one is of the aged (or more wooded?) variety. Over sixty it is mandatory to do a stress ECG. I.E. run up the treadmill and kick some...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jul 2015, 11:41
Replies: 22
Views: 5,591
Posted By topendtorque

True Havick, the gentleman might easily have had...

True Havick, the gentleman might easily have had a heart attack and lost it. From what is reported the ATSB will be investigating which is good as a few years back they weren't even interested in...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2015, 22:02
Replies: 2
Views: 2,598
Posted By topendtorque

Someone was just telling me recently how as kids...

Someone was just telling me recently how as kids we had the journo's held up as prime examples of accuracy and correct speech etc. In this case they are just a little out at 200K as it is only twenty...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jun 2015, 11:44
Replies: 8
Views: 2,641
Posted By topendtorque

as a manoeuvre to deliberately exert sound...

as a manoeuvre to deliberately exert sound pressure upon cattle many miles distant, especially if they are downwind on a cool morning when wind movement is only about 2 or 3 knots; just at about 35...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jun 2015, 09:41
Replies: 5
Views: 3,374
Posted By topendtorque

All the very best Ian, now officially an old...

All the very best Ian, now officially an old fart. Two old farts in fact, the air is going to be thick down at the local rubbery.

tet
Forum: Rotorheads
12th May 2015, 02:20
Replies: 13
Views: 5,889
Posted By topendtorque

The blade is not eroded, a close look at the...

The blade is not eroded, a close look at the metal on the leading edge will show that. It does seem to have been flown in heavy rain earlier in its life with fresh paint which is why the paint is...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th May 2015, 12:32
Replies: 17
Views: 2,799
Posted By topendtorque

Trying to figure out what it was that...

Trying to figure out what it was that precipitated the comment, "don't stop flying now or we'll all bloody crash", as his hand waved all over the cabin, or massive punch on the shoulder followed by,...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th May 2015, 10:19
Replies: 50
Views: 11,937
Posted By topendtorque

There is also the matter of tax deductibility. ...

There is also the matter of tax deductibility.

No doubt we would all appreciate hearing recommendations of the best performing charitable or aid organisations in that theatre.
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