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Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jul 2022, 16:34
Replies: 20
Views: 2,077
Posted By helicopter-redeye

On the basis it’s a simulator, why not take out...

On the basis it’s a simulator, why not take out the fuel flow as there is no real engine, and insert DME and ADF for maximum possible radnav simulator options.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2021, 14:10
Replies: 6
Views: 2,632
Posted By helicopter-redeye

Golly, that’s an old machine. I did the R44 type...

Golly, that’s an old machine. I did the R44 type rating test in it in the 1990s.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Apr 2021, 20:22
Replies: 51
Views: 14,774
Posted By helicopter-redeye

lived in Sheffield for a few years so know that...

lived in Sheffield for a few years so know that location. Main occupant of that address was an accounting firm. Not national or international, but local. Wonder if this is related to the old...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Aug 2020, 17:46
Replies: 13
Views: 3,235
Posted By helicopter-redeye

I never see any low level mil flying round here...

I never see any low level mil flying round here at weekends (At low level). Have a nice trip and watch out for the downdraughts
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2020, 16:00
Replies: 13
Views: 3,235
Posted By helicopter-redeye

Watch out for RAF traffic, mostly C130 and equiv,...

Watch out for RAF traffic, mostly C130 and equiv, Hawk, Tucano, Osprey (US) and Chinook at low level, especially in Lake District valleys and vale of Eden. Mallerstang is popular for low level...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jun 2020, 21:51
Replies: 647
Views: 190,421
Posted By helicopter-redeye

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1447x964/3669d5eb_b4e0_4bf3_9b82_8b420673e3ce_39b76b6d47b60f759fbf2815978ad662a5c6bd5e.jpeg
If you see an Osprey in the UK, is it a US machine or UK...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jun 2020, 20:36
Replies: 26
Views: 4,994
Posted By helicopter-redeye

Perhaps the students in the Cabri’s are doing the...

Perhaps the students in the Cabri’s are doing the solo phase of their training?
Forum: Rotorheads
15th May 2020, 14:05
Replies: 77
Views: 26,921
Posted By helicopter-redeye

Don’t see the Danish link. If the blades all...

Don’t see the Danish link. If the blades all come out of the US then everybody’s blades should be peeling the same?
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Mar 2020, 21:50
Replies: 51
Views: 15,215
Posted By helicopter-redeye

Try Crowdstrike for endpoint protection

Try Crowdstrike for endpoint protection
7th Mar 2020, 18:25
Replies: 36
Views: 9,167
Posted By helicopter-redeye

The best thing that could happen in the area...

The best thing that could happen in the area would be for Glenforsa to hold 100LL ( depends if Brendan wants the trouble, but even pre positioning a few barrels would be better than nothing).

i...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Nov 2019, 17:23
Replies: 27
Views: 12,596
Posted By helicopter-redeye

A day, or by the hour? If it’s contract nobody...

A day, or by the hour? If it’s contract nobody is paying when there is no demand. So maybe 300/day is a “target” or “best rate” oN a good day, or is it an average, but over what period?

Either...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Nov 2019, 13:51
Replies: 27
Views: 12,596
Posted By helicopter-redeye

£300/day salary is an unusual way to quote...

£300/day salary is an unusual way to quote “salary” which is usually annual amounts. Day rate perhaps? How many days are guaranteed, doing what and when (post training to CPL FI perhaps)
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Nov 2019, 13:24
Replies: 32
Views: 11,187
Posted By helicopter-redeye

The chaps at Arcus are quite good, and one of...

The chaps at Arcus are quite good, and one of them does quite a trade in London Helilanes training for those who have finished the PPL (some of which is in a glass cockpit R44 if you were looking for...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Nov 2019, 08:05
Replies: 33
Views: 6,943
Posted By helicopter-redeye

Most of them. Almost all. Minus a tiny number...

Most of them. Almost all. Minus a tiny number destroyed by pilot error/handling/training accidents.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Oct 2019, 18:47
Replies: 27
Views: 8,270
Posted By helicopter-redeye

I’d second Tucs but in 25 years I’ve never seen...

I’d second Tucs but in 25 years I’ve never seen any in that area. Maybe Grobs or just the same aircraft with a wrongly set 7000?
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Oct 2019, 22:06
Replies: 87
Views: 41,516
Posted By helicopter-redeye

The version of events I heard from a good source,...

The version of events I heard from a good source, who heard it from an even better source who had even seen the CCTV footage was:-

1. Student pilot
2. Solo exercise
3. On ground, 100% throttle...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Aug 2019, 17:17
Replies: 28
Views: 9,447
Posted By helicopter-redeye

Who are you training with Random? Alt failure in...

Who are you training with Random? Alt failure in an R44 is an emergency you could face (battery failure without the red Alt light fIrst is less likely) so you need to know how to address it before...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Aug 2019, 17:05
Replies: 11
Views: 2,984
Posted By helicopter-redeye

That black R44 was sitting there waiting fo you...

That black R44 was sitting there waiting fo you and didn’t get used.....
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Aug 2019, 20:32
Replies: 11
Views: 2,984
Posted By helicopter-redeye

Could also try Hummingbird at Doncaster. Their...

Could also try Hummingbird at Doncaster. Their R44 G-FCUM has just come out of rebuild and is insured for SFH.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Apr 2019, 07:56
Replies: 504
Views: 153,683
Posted By helicopter-redeye

There is a private heli site on the NE side of...

There is a private heli site on the NE side of the town overlooking the River Wye. You could ask the owner.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Nov 2018, 19:50
Replies: 6
Views: 4,431
Posted By helicopter-redeye

The R44 “Grasshopper”. Don’t know that one.

The R44 “Grasshopper”. Don’t know that one.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Aug 2018, 21:37
Replies: 18
Views: 2,370
Posted By helicopter-redeye

East Midlands Helicopters at Costock. Redeye02...

East Midlands Helicopters at Costock. Redeye02 did the CPL course there. Very good service and nice people.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jul 2018, 14:28
Replies: 13
Views: 4,059
Posted By helicopter-redeye

just out of interest, is there a “pre-crash...

just out of interest, is there a “pre-crash survivability”... ?
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jul 2018, 16:48
Replies: 1,609
Views: 1,765,702
Posted By helicopter-redeye

so are we going to apply to same rule to all...

so are we going to apply to same rule to all comments on Robinson products as well then?

Pot. Kettle. Black.
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jul 2018, 21:14
Replies: 0
Views: 718
Posted By helicopter-redeye

R44 Raven I CHT Reading

30 hours from an annual, when one cylinder was found to have a compression problem (the one with the CHT probe in). Since this date the CHT gauge has shown a continually higher the normal (higher...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jul 2018, 22:47
Replies: 201
Views: 32,442
Posted By helicopter-redeye

The guys in red were probably glad of the lift...

The guys in red were probably glad of the lift home. Could have been a long walk.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Apr 2018, 07:28
Replies: 30
Views: 6,655
Posted By helicopter-redeye

Is that £225 per refuel?

Is that £225 per refuel?
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jan 2018, 22:17
Replies: 20
Views: 9,543
Posted By helicopter-redeye

Was said saleswoman wearing a yellow vest, helmet...

Was said saleswoman wearing a yellow vest, helmet and safety boots? Did she approach said helicopter with the rotors still running?

If not, then she was indeed in mortal danger.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jan 2018, 20:04
Replies: 18
Views: 4,950
Posted By helicopter-redeye

Next Bond movie....One R44 Astro is Not Enough....

Next Bond movie....One R44 Astro is Not Enough. :ok:
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jan 2018, 12:42
Replies: 423
Views: 185,965
Posted By helicopter-redeye

I think there is a Dart hook for the 66 now.

I think there is a Dart hook for the 66 now.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jan 2018, 20:16
Replies: 18
Views: 4,950
Posted By helicopter-redeye

Why not look for a timed out R1 and get the Astro...

Why not look for a timed out R1 and get the Astro trim decals. More chance of success.
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Dec 2017, 17:37
Replies: 7
Views: 1,998
Posted By helicopter-redeye

Same skids for a Dart equipped ship. The point...

Same skids for a Dart equipped ship. The point about Dart floats is 2x2 packs so there is some space to allow articulation around the mid point is using a Dart Paw. Also newer 44 ships have the 66...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Dec 2017, 16:09
Replies: 7
Views: 1,998
Posted By helicopter-redeye

Dart Aerospace are the main producers of...

Dart Aerospace are the main producers of aftermarket parts for the 44. I think the challenge would be the paws fit around the skid and there’s s delicate Bag in the way which could be compromised if...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Dec 2017, 00:08
Replies: 65
Views: 31,290
Posted By helicopter-redeye

Now I don’t feel quite so old

I was one of Q’s first customers when his dad asked him to quit competing with him and take over Denham. One R22 tucked into a blister hanger (G-BRHN), a phone and a desk in a cupboard. Nothing...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Nov 2017, 21:54
Replies: 23
Views: 7,769
Posted By helicopter-redeye

With the “more forgiving” R44 ~91% is as low as...

With the “more forgiving” R44 ~91% is as low as you would want to go in rotor droop. Mid to Low 80%. Might recover (maybe). 80% and below. Tricky.

R22. Less forgiving.

Some flare may help...
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