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Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jun 2021, 18:45
Replies: 16
Views: 2,512
Posted By 212man

lost in translation I think. Was a light hearted...

lost in translation I think. Was a light hearted way of agreeing with you (and the guy with lots of numbers in his name)
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jun 2021, 18:36
Replies: 16
Views: 2,512
Posted By 212man

yes, you obviously know your stuff - Iíve seen...

yes, you obviously know your stuff - Iíve seen ĎLondon has fallení and thatís exactly what happened.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jun 2021, 14:07
Replies: 22
Views: 1,709
Posted By 212man

more of an issue for fixed wing, as they have...

more of an issue for fixed wing, as they have committed to getting airborne before any indications present themselves. AeroPeru comes to mind.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Jun 2021, 14:04
Replies: 22
Views: 1,709
Posted By 212man

yep - the least important of the pressure...

yep - the least important of the pressure instruments
13th Jun 2021, 18:31
Replies: 212
Views: 25,890
Posted By 212man

I agree - wasnít defending it. I used to be a...

I agree - wasnít defending it. I used to be a county class 100/200m runner in my early teens, and well remember watching the womenís 100m final in the Commonwealth games around 1982. I was about...
13th Jun 2021, 14:32
Replies: 212
Views: 25,890
Posted By 212man

It would seem several international sporting...

It would seem several international sporting bodies disagree, including the IOC and IWF. Laurel Hubbard? Rachel McKinnon?
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jun 2021, 13:42
Replies: 22
Views: 1,709
Posted By 212man

Exactly my thoughts, being a glass cockpit, it...

Exactly my thoughts, being a glass cockpit, it has a Reconfiguration Control Panel, so if one system becomes blocked you can select the other side. Interestingly, Part 25 does not mandate it which...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jun 2021, 11:43
Replies: 40
Views: 4,724
Posted By 212man

You are right, which is why cadets are bonded for...

You are right, which is why cadets are bonded for 6 years on employment, during which they receive a reduced salary and, if they want leave within that period, are liable for a pro-rated repayment to...
4th Jun 2021, 14:56
Replies: 1
Views: 980
Posted By 212man

Crash was 2020, report was 2021.....(doesn't read...

Crash was 2020, report was 2021.....(doesn't read well)
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jun 2021, 14:00
Replies: 40
Views: 4,724
Posted By 212man

Bristow sponsored cadet (HP61) programme 2021 launched

Good to see Bristow continuing this programme again: https://www.flyheli.co.uk/bristow/
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jun 2021, 13:43
Replies: 52
Views: 3,730
Posted By 212man

I'm sure other operators will have moved the...

I'm sure other operators will have moved the panel - it certainly made no sense ergonomically and the mistake described is very expensive!

The Bristow Tq modification was a direct result of a...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jun 2021, 12:54
Replies: 52
Views: 3,730
Posted By 212man

Which is why Bristow moved the panel with the GOV...

Which is why Bristow moved the panel with the GOV switches to the other side of the centre console from the hydraulics panel. They also moved the TQ and Triple tacho gauges to the bottom right of...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jun 2021, 15:13
Replies: 52
Views: 3,730
Posted By 212man

How does that work then? In addition to the...

How does that work then?

In addition to the above replies, remember to not lower the collective in a rush with relief once on the ground, or it tends to negate all the work you just did! I have...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jun 2021, 14:02
Replies: 332
Views: 38,361
Posted By 212man

Clearly that was wasted effort....... No, I...

Clearly that was wasted effort.......

No, I did two weeks systems groundschool with an instructor that normally did the LAEs (Mechanics) training, then about 10 hours in the aircraft. Seemed to...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jun 2021, 10:57
Replies: 5
Views: 1,169
Posted By 212man

It was September 1989, and my recollection was...

It was September 1989, and my recollection was that it was a Sikorsky simulator, but could be wrong. I used to have a polaroid photo I received after my 'session' in it! Did a quick search and came...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jun 2021, 09:28
Replies: 332
Views: 38,361
Posted By 212man

Interesting point - bear in mind that this pilot...

Interesting point - bear in mind that this pilot was in a regulatory environment that did not require a type rating, let alone an initial type course, on the S76. So, who knows what his foundations...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st May 2021, 14:56
Replies: 25
Views: 5,044
Posted By 212man

The PBA was for a specific requirement about...

The PBA was for a specific requirement about longitudinal stability and stick force gradient - I don't think the requirement to demonstrate compliance, has gone, it just depends on the type and how...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st May 2021, 12:29
Replies: 25
Views: 5,044
Posted By 212man

It seems like pretty dodgy ground really, as...

It seems like pretty dodgy ground really, as these units are not designed as propulsion devices and are not designed or certified as such. Here is an extract from the FAA TSO qualification standards:
Forum: Rotorheads
31st May 2021, 10:46
Replies: 25
Views: 5,044
Posted By 212man

Yes, correct - as you would expect for an APU. ...

Yes, correct - as you would expect for an APU.

I see the same idea has been used elsewhere: https://www.laehelicopterscyprus.com/piranha.html
Forum: Rotorheads
26th May 2021, 10:09
Replies: 22
Views: 6,079
Posted By 212man

Fatal firefighting UH-60 training accident in Florida

https://abcnews.go.com/US/survivors-found-firefighting-helicopter-crashes-florida-marsh/story?id=77906310



Sad to see.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th May 2021, 11:57
Replies: 18
Views: 4,522
Posted By 212man

Not much forward speed from a moored balloon at...

Not much forward speed from a moored balloon at 800 ft......
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zxFNp0d37E
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2021, 10:58
10th May 2021, 10:35
Replies: 84
Views: 11,387
Posted By 212man

I think it depends on which side of the pond they...

I think it depends on which side of the pond they are based
10th May 2021, 10:00
Replies: 84
Views: 11,387
Posted By 212man

I work for quite a large Oil & Gas company, and I...

I work for quite a large Oil & Gas company, and I can assure you it does not deny this, and has explicit strategic plans to meet its societal obligations.
Forum: Rotorheads
8th May 2021, 15:33
Replies: 134
Views: 10,516
Posted By 212man

"Training on grass" - I though this was going to...

"Training on grass" - I though this was going to be a whole different topic.......:}

Interesting article linked to above by the guy with lots of numbers in his name. I was actually very encouraged...
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