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Forum: Rotorheads
7th Dec 2020, 18:34
Replies: 58
Views: 5,267
Posted By Phil Kemp

Hi there Ned. 2020 started out like normal with...

Hi there Ned. 2020 started out like normal with HAI in Anaheim and a lot of other travel demands in the schedule. As I headed to Asia on my first long-haul trip of the year, I passed directly over...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Dec 2020, 22:57
Replies: 34
Views: 7,305
Posted By Phil Kemp

Real Beasts! ...

Real Beasts!
...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Nov 2020, 19:20
Replies: 34
Views: 7,278
Posted By Phil Kemp

The SA321 Super Frelon was the exception with a 6...

The SA321 Super Frelon was the exception with a 6 bladed Sikorsky S61 derived Main Rotor system rotating counter-clockwise. Should have done the same thing for the S61, that would be a great lifter!
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Nov 2020, 18:18
Replies: 63
Views: 16,672
Posted By Phil Kemp

No, they have just installed the very same system...

No, they have just installed the very same system that was used very successfully on the S61N for over 45 years.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Oct 2020, 18:02
Replies: 53
Views: 11,012
Posted By Phil Kemp

I always remember the WG-30, an aircraft that...

I always remember the WG-30, an aircraft that no-one in the hangar even knew existed, arriving at Bristow Redhill on a demonstration flight. Among a hangar and ramp filled with S61's, 212's, 205,...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Sep 2020, 22:53
Replies: 4
Views: 1,584
Posted By Phil Kemp

Storage requirements may vary depending upon...

Storage requirements may vary depending upon whether the engine is installed, canned, time continued, or zero TSN or TSO. Additionally, there may be Calendar based Overhaul, Light Overhaul, or...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jun 2020, 14:18
Replies: 61
Views: 10,812
Posted By Phil Kemp

Collective friction seizing in an S61 has...

Collective friction seizing in an S61 has occurred more than once, and lead Bristow to install a pip pin in a modified friction strut, so it could be pulled rapidly in the event of seizure. The...
22nd Apr 2020, 22:15
Replies: 97
Views: 33,800
Posted By Phil Kemp

FAA SAIB issued on the subject....

FAA SAIB issued on the subject. https://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgSAIB.nsf/dc7bd4f27e5f107486257221005f069d/05f721d6c7272c0986258536005bbe41/$FILE/NE-20-04_Corrected.pdf
15th Apr 2020, 20:40
Replies: 0
Views: 737
Posted By Phil Kemp

Information on military jet emergency landing in Sumburgh, 1965?

Does anyone here have a recollection of a military jet (possibly a Scimitar) making an emergency landing in Sumburgh in 1965, after running low on fuel? It has become a source of numerous local...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Aug 2019, 17:11
Replies: 47
Views: 27,099
Posted By Phil Kemp

Is Mal Monkman still around? He came over to...

Is Mal Monkman still around? He came over to Erickson prep the S61's for the ill-fated airline operation in the Maldives.
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jun 2019, 18:35
Replies: 34
Views: 12,835
Posted By Phil Kemp

Three down, three to go. And I totally agree...

Three down, three to go. And I totally agree about hover-taxiing large helicopters around. Every car and aircraft owner around will be trying to get money from you.
Coulson/Donaldson Inlet Barrier...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Dec 2018, 03:46
Replies: 2,709
Views: 2,329,707
Posted By Phil Kemp

I'm very sorry to hear about Tony Brewster. As a...

I'm very sorry to hear about Tony Brewster. As a long time neighbour at Kolombangara at the top of the Ward Hill in Sumburgh, I used to have great conversations with him, and also run into him out...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Nov 2018, 15:09
Replies: 24
Views: 8,154
Posted By Phil Kemp

She is still flying today as a short S61N, ...

She is still flying today as a short S61N, N625CK with Croman Corporation. :)
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Aug 2018, 00:32
Replies: 20
Views: 3,406
Posted By Phil Kemp

Very sorry to hear this news. John was one of...

Very sorry to hear this news. John was one of those people that always just seemed to have been there in Aberdeen forever - from the early days to the hugely successful operation it grew into under...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Apr 2018, 03:17
Replies: 24
Views: 8,154
Posted By Phil Kemp

G-AWFX - Scilly accident

Does anyone have any recollection or knowledge about what happened to this machine in the pictures here?
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Apr 2018, 03:10
Replies: 16
Views: 4,021
Posted By Phil Kemp

It looks like the collapsible strut separated...

It looks like the collapsible strut separated from the sponson for some reason.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jan 2018, 15:36
Replies: 56
Views: 33,443
Posted By Phil Kemp

Sadly, Bryan Burr was killed in an accident back...

Sadly, Bryan Burr was killed in an accident back in October last year. Bryan ran the Aerologging side of the business, and I had some great adventures with him and some of the others in the Company....
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jul 2017, 21:14
Replies: 52
Views: 24,603
Posted By Phil Kemp

Thanks for the links to the video regarding your...

Thanks for the links to the video regarding your certification and engineering qualification activities, you have certainly started with the right approach toward Repetitive Heavy Lift operations. I...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jul 2017, 13:12
Replies: 52
Views: 24,603
Posted By Phil Kemp

As a long time helicopter logger and also...

As a long time helicopter logger and also involved with the Wessex before Bristow grounded them, the Wessex is probably the worst helicopter type I could imagine to log with. I have operated and been...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th May 2017, 03:07
Replies: 2,709
Views: 2,329,707
Posted By Phil Kemp

I worked with Paul in Kerteh, Malaysia, many...

I worked with Paul in Kerteh, Malaysia, many years ago. Very sorry to hear this news. A good guy, gone way too young.
28th Apr 2017, 17:06
Replies: 16
Views: 4,149
Posted By Phil Kemp

Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd. (HIAL) proposes digital control tower

Now here's a great concept!

Concerns over remote digital towers | Shetland News (http://www.shetnews.co.uk/news/14491-concerns-over-remote-digital-towers)
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jan 2017, 17:46
Replies: 12
Views: 3,609
Posted By Phil Kemp

Call Mike Pirang in Abbotsford....

Call Mike Pirang in Abbotsford. https://www.globalairparts.ca/
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Oct 2016, 23:45
Replies: 4
Views: 2,299
Posted By Phil Kemp

Have you performed any maintenance to this...

Have you performed any maintenance to this machine prior to this happening?
What kind of blades?
Does this only happen on the ground or in flight/hover?
When you turn the primary system off, does...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Feb 2016, 05:55
Replies: 2,709
Views: 2,329,707
Posted By Phil Kemp

Another great and legendary figure from the old...

Another great and legendary figure from the old Bristow days gone. A tremendous man, and the source of more entertaining stories than probably anyone I have ever met.

A great guy, great boss and...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Feb 2016, 07:18
Replies: 2,709
Views: 2,329,707
Posted By Phil Kemp

There is a discussion about Bob Innes many pages...

There is a discussion about Bob Innes many pages back, as various correspondents had missed their annual Christmas card. Bob came back in person to report that reports of his death had been greatly...
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