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Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jul 2022, 06:36
Replies: 86
Views: 23,335
Posted By ring gear

SAS/ATT/APLT on decks or moving platforms

It has always been taught in my experience, that if landing on any deck/platform or surface that moves, turn the "automatics" off after landing and it is normally the last thing to engage before...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Apr 2022, 06:17
Replies: 27
Views: 13,456
Posted By ring gear

Hi Glock, This is a little late, but hope...

Hi Glock,

This is a little late, but hope you have had success with your UH60 RTB problem.

The ref that Cyclic provided should provide a good basis to do the basic RTB. If the blades and...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Apr 2021, 15:53
Replies: 21
Views: 5,074
Posted By ring gear

Been a long time but some things to possibly...

Been a long time but some things to possibly check include loose skid saddle mounts - these can set up a 2 per rev bounce on a tarmac...lift to hover or jack and get a maintainer to give the skids a...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Aug 2020, 10:22
Replies: 26
Views: 7,827
Posted By ring gear

For JD: Yeah, we were victim to the...

For JD: Yeah, we were victim to the "pre-tracked" s70 blades when we first got them. This was when SA where whirl towering them late 80's early 90's. This would have been when you were there for...
18th Aug 2020, 14:37
Replies: 30
Views: 8,001
Posted By ring gear

A couple of shots of the PNGDF museum as of back...

A couple of shots of the PNGDF museum as of back end of 2015 early 2016...sorry thats the latest I have....I note the AeroCobra appears missing now from the pic put in the earlier post...was sitting...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2020, 14:01
Replies: 26
Views: 7,827
Posted By ring gear

Well spotted JD. The object in the RHS...

Well spotted JD.
The object in the RHS Crewmen’s window (looks like a helmet, but doesn’t move), appears to be fixed in the vertical position. The amazing thing is that it doesn’t appear to move...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2020, 21:13
Replies: 26
Views: 7,827
Posted By ring gear

Before we arm-chair critics throw too many stones...

Before we arm-chair critics throw too many stones in this incident, the B'Hawk blade design does have some very well thought out features making it a fantastic utility machine....combat or peacetime....
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jul 2020, 15:15
Replies: 123
Views: 30,370
Posted By ring gear

You are right JD. There are a plethora of vibes...

You are right JD. There are a plethora of vibes in helos. Often a cause of much confusion. If anybody would like a "quick & dirty" have look a the link......it may help. Work you way down through the...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jul 2020, 18:59
Replies: 111
Views: 13,245
Posted By ring gear

Crab/aa77788, Ref the vibration you are...

Crab/aa77788,

Ref the vibration you are feeling on approach (forget T/O, that you are about in this last couple of posts, are you talking about the Nper rev vibe at about the 45->25KIAS regime on...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jul 2018, 03:11
Replies: 21
Views: 4,335
Posted By ring gear

I agree with Sasless, We slung a IAI Arava...

I agree with Sasless,

We slung a IAI Arava of the PNGDF from Madang to POM in '96 under a KA32 upright and with wings attached. Used a 200' line, timber and nets strapped to the upper wing...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Apr 2018, 04:40
Replies: 17
Views: 3,862
Posted By ring gear

I prefix this with I stand to be corrected by...

I prefix this with I stand to be corrected by engineers and design bureaus from OEMs, but this is my understanding and have seen the visual evidence of such.....

As it was explained to me once...
16th Jan 2018, 07:01
Replies: 120
Views: 66,004
Posted By ring gear

Very True Industry Insider. There has been...

Very True Industry Insider.

There has been a significant experienced resource in the Helo industry of quite experienced IFR experienced pilots in both Offshore and SAR EMS....probably a large...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Apr 2017, 02:20
Replies: 2,038
Views: 1,256,847
Posted By ring gear

:D :D:D:D Totally, totally agree.....good...

:D
:D:D:D
Totally, totally agree.....good summation. I think many of the respondents so far are dooming our industry to disappear further and further down the spiral of the gordian knot of over...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Mar 2017, 16:55
Replies: 27
Views: 13,456
Posted By ring gear

500e, Appreciate your support.....totally...

500e,

Appreciate your support.....totally agree with you.

Nooby, If you are talking about RBI in Dubai they use the same Static Balance approach as does Avion....just that Avion made it much...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Mar 2017, 03:23
Replies: 27
Views: 13,456
Posted By ring gear

I apologise if my previous posts appear...

I apologise if my previous posts appear condescending...was certainly not intended ....simply frustrated with the erroneous myths that have circulated the industry for so many years....and couched as...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2017, 08:06
Replies: 27
Views: 13,456
Posted By ring gear

oh dear oh dear oh dear, how scary it is to...

oh dear oh dear oh dear, how scary it is to hear/see such ignorance in the helicopter industry......

As I said in my previous post, do yourself a favour visit Rotor Blade Balancing - Rotor & Wing...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Mar 2017, 22:32
Replies: 27
Views: 13,456
Posted By ring gear

Hughes500..... Not meaning ot be...

Hughes500.....

Not meaning ot be disrespectful in any way but simply to highlight a very, very common problem in this industry which you have just demonstrated brilliantly.....the basic...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jan 2017, 07:32
Replies: 218
Views: 115,217
Posted By ring gear

Reply to John's last post:

John, the loss of T/R drive anecdote that I had heard did not achieve balanced or prolonged controllable flight. From recollection they had to enter a lowish power descent with right turn and I would...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jan 2017, 00:59
Replies: 218
Views: 115,217
Posted By ring gear

Very true John. We used to do the same for...

Very true John. We used to do the same for training students on the S70 back in the early 90's before we had access to simulators. Pull the APU C/B and then fail the the #1 Hyd system......

Result...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2016, 03:28
Replies: 355
Views: 205,818
Posted By ring gear

Spot the common denominator-

"France, Brazil, Mexico, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Kuwait."

Beside the obvious direct government support from France, brown paper envelopes filled with green springs to mind for the...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jan 2016, 05:01
Replies: 72
Views: 9,886
Posted By ring gear

Another interesting false indication

While flying a S70 (BlackHawk) over the Grose valley in the 90's fighting Bush fires west of Sydney, about 500AGL in amongst the orange filtered light produced by the smoke. Admiring the very tall...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Nov 2015, 00:56
Replies: 9
Views: 4,451
Posted By ring gear

Radar in Stby during taxi

Here's my 2 cents worth.

Many years ago in a previous life on fixed wing using older generation radar antennas which relied on physical movement of antenna to scan, it was indeed a requirement to...
14th Aug 2015, 01:57
Replies: 323
Views: 61,365
Posted By ring gear

(AOTW) Timbo, I'm with Sunfish on this one....

(AOTW) Timbo,

I'm with Sunfish on this one.

For AVM Skidmore….from a voice form the past…Skates: Fix the bloody shambles Australian Aviation has now become. It is now an international...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2014, 07:22
Replies: 33
Views: 26,672
Posted By ring gear

Tip cap attachment

Rotor Blade Balancing - Rotor & Wing Aviation Services - Rotor Track - Static and Dynamic Balance (http://www.rwas.com.au/blade-balancing.html)

John, See the attached link for a pictorial view of...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Oct 2013, 03:57
Replies: 35
Views: 7,571
Posted By ring gear

AC...ref your last post.....made in...

AC...ref your last post.....made in China.....what would you expect:)
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Oct 2013, 03:55
Replies: 35
Views: 7,571
Posted By ring gear

AC...depends what side of the fence you sit

AC...depends what side of the fence you sit
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Oct 2013, 14:19
Replies: 35
Views: 7,571
Posted By ring gear

Best practical example of the worlds first true rigid rotor

The worlds arguably first true rigid rotor and the real life example of what happens to uncorrected flap back and in-flow roll is the Aust Aboriginal returning boomerang.

As the boomerang is...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jun 2013, 15:21
Replies: 51
Views: 19,185
Posted By ring gear

I can honestly say all that has been said on this...

I can honestly say all that has been said on this thread is essentially true. Waif, be very careful if you value your sanity, especially if you have not worked in the Sandpit and if you are a...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Feb 2013, 07:33
Replies: 16
Views: 5,835
Posted By ring gear

I agree with Helibloke ad Gullibell.

I agree with Helibloke ad Gullibell.
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