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12th Nov 2022, 23:44
Replies: 7
Views: 1,473
Posted By Doors Off

Take a look at this old prototype...

Take a look at this old prototype https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikoyan_Project_1.44

You may well rethink your "fairly original design".

It certainly is weird looking aircraft the J-20. It...
28th Oct 2022, 01:46
Replies: 1,137
Views: 222,468
Posted By Doors Off

The fiscal situation in Aus, is dire! Just like...

The fiscal situation in Aus, is dire! Just like the rest of the world. Highly unlikely to be any money for an aircraft that is yet to be seen, let alone that it is yet to fly.

Pretty hard to beat...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Oct 2022, 22:10
Replies: 2
Views: 1,195
Posted By Doors Off

RIP KJ. My Uncle flew with KJ in Vietnam,...

RIP KJ.

My Uncle flew with KJ in Vietnam, and spoke highly of KJ. I had the pleasure of doing some type rating training with KJ. A thorough joy to fly with and I enjoyed his character and humour. ...
19th Oct 2022, 14:40
Replies: 308
Views: 56,468
Posted By Doors Off

Oh my, those decrying for Treason, imprisonment,...

Oh my, those decrying for Treason, imprisonment, hanging etc, etc, blah, blah, need to take a chill pill.

The trainers are free agents. “Intelligence” is a two way street. What about the dodgy...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Oct 2022, 00:19
Replies: 150
Views: 24,749
Posted By Doors Off

It is to enable egress with water pressure...

It is to enable egress with water pressure opposing. Also allows for a little control of where the window goes, providing a little protection to the floats. Kind of makes sense when you think about...
21st Sep 2022, 17:30
Replies: 12
Views: 1,990
Posted By Doors Off

I have no information on amounts. Waste is a...

I have no information on amounts. Waste is a matter of perspective. However, you are on the money with “accountability”. That said, it isn’t just Government (per se) that has no accountability for...
21st Sep 2022, 03:36
Replies: 12
Views: 1,990
Posted By Doors Off

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1170x1757/3c0d4f46_4c14_46d9_9823_befbebc03025_5c7b801d1bc2c1977ba79fce20ae1440228f0f14.jpeg
Things looking bad for the Mike “deal”
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Sep 2022, 22:08
Replies: 25
Views: 5,577
Posted By Doors Off

Rescue Helicopter - when memes become real

Got a good chuckle from this.
https://people.com/human-interest/rescue-helicopter-leaves-behind-waving-man-who-was-lost-in-colorado-wilderness/
...
3rd Sep 2022, 10:07
Replies: 46
Views: 8,469
Posted By Doors Off

You just need a pair of clean white gloves.

You just need a pair of clean white gloves.
1st Sep 2022, 23:18
Replies: 14
Views: 3,556
Posted By Doors Off

Sasless, very apt post above. Too often, certain...

Sasless, very apt post above. Too often, certain types in the Logistical/Spares system take the literal meaning of “Stores” too far. Stores are for storing apparently?

We put our aircraft and...
27th Aug 2022, 00:18
Replies: 12
Views: 1,990
Posted By Doors Off

Word is that even though US approval is in place,...

Word is that even though US approval is in place, Australian government approval isn’t. Lots of money to be spent across Defence, but not a lot of money going around and this isn’t seen as a high...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2022, 22:39
Replies: 243
Views: 121,575
Posted By Doors Off

Rumour is that Australia will not be replacing...

Rumour is that Australia will not be replacing the MRH-90 with UH-60M. Budgetary issues and low on the priority order. MRH to stay.
6th Aug 2022, 13:44
Replies: 15
Views: 5,547
Posted By Doors Off

A lovely conundrum. If the issues surrounding the...

A lovely conundrum. If the issues surrounding the accidents and failures we had in rotary design, engineering and piloting of helicopters in the development years were reported today, we wouldn’t...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Aug 2022, 13:21
Replies: 17
Views: 8,819
Posted By Doors Off

So sad. The report is reading like another...

So sad. The report is reading like another Richard Green event. Landed safely in declining conditions, safe and sound. Then a D to press.
4th Aug 2022, 11:45
Replies: 33
Views: 7,680
Posted By Doors Off

Bloke is gone and deserved it. The Groan aspect...

Bloke is gone and deserved it. The Groan aspect of delivery is silly to discuss here. Said tool can be delivered from numerous platforms. Hopefully it was delivered from project XXIII, the kid in the...
3rd Aug 2022, 11:33
Replies: 20
Views: 2,679
Posted By Doors Off

It will definitely be jobs for the boys. Of note...

It will definitely be jobs for the boys. Of note is the already cancelled Dedicated Special Forces Support Helicopter. Interestingly, the paper makes no mention of Fire support in relation to...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jul 2022, 12:47
Replies: 488
Views: 189,302
Posted By Doors Off

It is pretty insane. That said, internal weapons...

It is pretty insane. That said, internal weapons carriage has been around for a while and the number of bullets that have hit Hellfires and not ignited motors or warheads, is significant. The risk is...
15th Jun 2022, 13:09
Replies: 11
Views: 3,051
Posted By Doors Off

Bang on mate. There are no new accidents in...

Bang on mate. There are no new accidents in Aviation, just repeats. That is the saddest part of them all.
3rd Jun 2022, 14:21
Replies: 28
Views: 6,032
Posted By Doors Off

Perhaps your understanding of “zero” feet is...

Perhaps your understanding of “zero” feet is somewhat different to the rest of us fools who flew between 10’ and 100’, depending on terrain/obstacles and threat. The only “zero” feet component was...
1st Jun 2022, 04:41
Replies: 1,137
Views: 222,468
Posted By Doors Off

The new Minister for Defence (and Deputy Chairman...

The new Minister for Defence (and Deputy Chairman of Australia) Richard Marles MP, is a deft hand at visiting and negotiating with the parent committee in the CCCP, so we should get a good deal on...
22nd May 2022, 17:16
Replies: 1,137
Views: 222,468
Posted By Doors Off

Openly, in the initial stages, it won’t change....

Openly, in the initial stages, it won’t change. Strategically, though our new PM and the Deputy are both proper “trade unionists”, they can’t afford to stray too far from the established norms.
13th May 2022, 01:53
Replies: 280
Views: 123,134
Posted By Doors Off

Don’t forget, no Volleyball until you are in the...

Don’t forget, no Volleyball until you are in the Showers!
21st Apr 2022, 13:36
Replies: 12
Views: 3,364
Posted By Doors Off

I was going to recommend turning the engines off,...

I was going to recommend turning the engines off, to ensure the blades weren’t rotating, before you try to jump a helicopter.
21st Apr 2022, 00:09
Replies: 444
Views: 164,700
Posted By Doors Off

Sadly and Historically, Dictators such as Tsar...

Sadly and Historically, Dictators such as Tsar Vladovich have form in their “personality” traits and the “yes” men they surround themselves with.

Their lot is all or all, no nothing. It only ends...
20th Apr 2022, 23:55
Replies: 15
Views: 3,147
Posted By Doors Off

Smells like a scam to get investors money for the...

Smells like a scam to get investors money for the “Board” members, then state “due to government approval issues and permits, we have had to abandon this wonderful planet saving, economic boost for...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Apr 2022, 16:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,197
Posted By Doors Off

As above, Wear a helmet. CEP way better than ANR....

As above, Wear a helmet. CEP way better than ANR. CEP won’t rob you of early emergency warning like ANR does.
15th Apr 2022, 10:08
Replies: 12,118
Views: 11,214,150
Posted By Doors Off

Vladolf is cornered and desperate. Hopefully...

Vladolf is cornered and desperate. Hopefully someone in Russia retires him very quickly.
6th Apr 2022, 04:29
Replies: 1,137
Views: 222,468
Posted By Doors Off

C’mon Cobba, don’t confuse your emotions with...

C’mon Cobba, don’t confuse your emotions with facts. Put some of your energy from hate into learning. The Australian Aerospace industry and education sectors have been heavily involved both National...
5th Apr 2022, 14:32
Replies: 12,118
Views: 11,214,150
Posted By Doors Off

Could be a buddy lase? Not sure if Stugna is...

Could be a buddy lase? Not sure if Stugna is capable of that. As for scatter/overspill/underspill etc, I’m pretty sure that the beam dispersal would be minimal over those ranges. Add in the fact that...
3rd Apr 2022, 15:05
Replies: 1,137
Views: 222,468
Posted By Doors Off

How good is April Fools!😂 Gets them every time.

How good is April Fools!😂 Gets them every time.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Apr 2022, 14:59
Replies: 54
Views: 12,920
Posted By Doors Off

Captain Google says 2,600’

Captain Google says 2,600’
30th Mar 2022, 11:27
Replies: 280
Views: 123,134
Posted By Doors Off

What a fantastic “old school” video that is. The...

What a fantastic “old school” video that is. The days when you would scan the TV program for anything aviation related and beg your Father to hire an aviation video.
30th Mar 2022, 11:24
Replies: 280
Views: 123,134
Posted By Doors Off

NSS, I was being a trite facetious. In plain...

NSS, I was being a trite facetious. In plain English, it has taken so long to release Top Gun 2, oh wait it hasn’t been, that they have had enough time to make Top Gun 3. If they keep releasing...
30th Mar 2022, 09:08
Replies: 280
Views: 123,134
Posted By Doors Off

I thought Top Gun 3 was nearly ready for release,...

I thought Top Gun 3 was nearly ready for release, didn’t they start making it after the original release date of Top Gun 2? If they keep releasing all these previews, we will all have seen Top Gun 2...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2022, 02:30
Replies: 7
Views: 2,896
Posted By Doors Off

Very "creative" way of reducing, changing the HQ...

Very "creative" way of reducing, changing the HQ Staff, without having to pay them out. Move 6000km or "thank you".
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