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Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jul 2010, 12:50
Replies: 39
Views: 16,039
Posted By walesuk

Has the contract for this been officially signed...

Has the contract for this been officially signed yet?
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Dec 2009, 10:15
Replies: 158
Views: 39,281
Posted By walesuk

The posted calculation of 505 kgs payload didn't...

The posted calculation of 505 kgs payload didn't take into account the 110 reserve fuel or the 10%. Someone already posted this but was rudely discounted. Also 20kgs of deck time only allows for...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Oct 2009, 19:35
Replies: 158
Views: 39,281
Posted By walesuk

32k for co-pilots and 68k for captains is what...

32k for co-pilots and 68k for captains is what I've been told. Captain rates are comparable (I think) to onshore rates in the UK, but from what I hear, Ireland is a much more expensive place to...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Oct 2009, 22:11
Replies: 158
Views: 39,281
Posted By walesuk

I just found out the starting salaries being...

I just found out the starting salaries being offered to pilots in Cork from Bond Air Services. It's an absolute pittance. A disgrace really and a major step backwards for pilot's as a whole. I...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Sep 2009, 13:47
Replies: 158
Views: 39,281
Posted By walesuk

Anyone applied for a job in Cork? Am curious...

Anyone applied for a job in Cork? Am curious what Bond are offering captains and co-pilots salary wise. Please email or PM me if you don't want to post here.


Cheers.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Aug 2009, 18:39
Replies: 158
Views: 39,281
Posted By walesuk

maxvne, no need to get defensive. in any...

maxvne,

no need to get defensive. in any case, you are wrong about Cork as well. Nothing has been decided about the crew there yet either.

As far as I know, TUPE is still undecided, but if...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jul 2009, 14:00
Replies: 158
Views: 39,281
Posted By walesuk

I think the point was that a medium sized...

I think the point was that a medium sized helicopter can often do in one trip what the EC135 will take in two trips.
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jul 2009, 13:14
Replies: 158
Views: 39,281
Posted By walesuk

if you can even get 5 in the back with the...

if you can even get 5 in the back with the available payload.
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jan 2008, 08:53
Replies: 24
Views: 4,716
Posted By walesuk

Not the UK, but just for info, CHC has a dauphin...

Not the UK, but just for info, CHC has a dauphin N out of Cork, Ireland.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Feb 2007, 13:39
Replies: 226
Views: 50,103
Posted By walesuk

Don't know about the rest of JAA land, but the 8...

Don't know about the rest of JAA land, but the 8 hours is for a first twin type rating. Perhaps this is a CAA only requirement?
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Feb 2007, 02:46
Replies: 226
Views: 50,103
Posted By walesuk

I'm still looking into doing my IR transition...

I'm still looking into doing my IR transition from an FAA IR. I've got information on most places but still looking for some input about Air Alpha & Cab Air.

If anyone has anything good or bad to...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Feb 2007, 14:26
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By walesuk

or you can just do a proficiency check with a...

or you can just do a proficiency check with a cfii... depending on your skills it's probably quicker than doing 6 approaches.
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jan 2007, 17:20
Replies: 326
Views: 258,944
Posted By walesuk

Anyone know where I can find one for the S-61? or...

Anyone know where I can find one for the S-61? or have one they can email to me?

thanks.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2006, 16:35
Replies: 70
Views: 10,425
Posted By walesuk

B seems to be the right answer. "A" won't solve...

B seems to be the right answer. "A" won't solve the drift problem as the tail rotor thrust is still causing the drift. If you have the main rotor tilt as you raise the collective, you offset the...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Oct 2006, 15:47
Replies: 137
Views: 19,247
Posted By walesuk

Retreating blade stall q

Have a quick q for you knowledgeable folks...

Is it harder to get into retreating blade stall with a semi-rigid rotor system? If so, a brief explanation would be appreciated.

Thanks!
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Oct 2006, 15:43
Replies: 25
Views: 4,988
Posted By walesuk

does anyone have an address or website for Bond...

does anyone have an address or website for Bond Offshore Helicopters? I've only managed to find Bond Air Services which recruits seperately from Bond Offshore.

thanks!
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Oct 2006, 13:04
Replies: 25
Views: 4,988
Posted By walesuk

I'm here in the US as well, but not quite as much...

I'm here in the US as well, but not quite as much time as the original poster so would be looking to start out likely as a co-pilot in the North Sea. I've heard that Bond Air Services is all single...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Sep 2006, 20:04
Replies: 226
Views: 50,103
Posted By walesuk

thanks for the replies! I have an FAA IR...

thanks for the replies!

I have an FAA IR already so have been looking into conversion courses... still not cheap! The plan was to get my IR, do some offshore stuff and build up some experience...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Sep 2006, 18:17
Replies: 226
Views: 50,103
Posted By walesuk

I've only just passed the 400 hour mark... the...

I've only just passed the 400 hour mark... the only JAA type rating I have is the Schweizer 300. I should have 7-800 hours by the time I do my IR. I'm working as a FI in the USA at the moment (I'm...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Sep 2006, 22:59
Replies: 226
Views: 50,103
Posted By walesuk

Can anyone tell me what the job market is for...

Can anyone tell me what the job market is for pilots without an IR in the UK? Other than SAR and offshore, what other markets require an IR?

I'm hoping to move to the UK in the spring or summer...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Aug 2006, 18:15
Replies: 226
Views: 50,103
Posted By walesuk

Thanks for the info everyone. Right now looking...

Thanks for the info everyone. Right now looking at PAS as it seems to be a bit less expensive and recommended by a few people.

Also seems the AS355 is a bit more widely used, therefore better to...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Aug 2006, 18:25
Replies: 226
Views: 50,103
Posted By walesuk

Thanks for that. That section answered...

Thanks for that.

That section answered another question about SE and ME... just need a 5 hour conversion course plus type rating.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Aug 2006, 17:09
Replies: 226
Views: 50,103
Posted By walesuk

If anyone can answer a couple of questions for me...

If anyone can answer a couple of questions for me I'd appreciate it:

Do I need a type rating to get my JAA IR? I've been told both yes and no, so I'm a bit unclear here. I've written the CAA,...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Aug 2006, 20:58
Replies: 293
Views: 50,400
Posted By walesuk

Hey everybody, Got a few questions if anyone...

Hey everybody,
Got a few questions if anyone knows answers... someone here said ERA is hiring with part 135 minimums but their website says 1200. Is one for SIC and the other for SIC?

Also, I...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jul 2006, 01:17
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By walesuk

Anyone know the reason they took it out of the...

Anyone know the reason they took it out of the PTS in the first place? And why the quick turnaround putting it back in? I think it's a good idea for instructors to do them... just not sure what the...
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