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Forum: Rotorheads
16th Mar 2021, 11:28
Replies: 7
Views: 1,533
Posted By Mast Bumper

Gordy, several years ago when flying an Air...

Gordy, several years ago when flying an Air Crane, we went through a phase of uncommanded engine shutdowns in flight and eventually narrowed the cause down to a handful of problems, both mechanical...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Mar 2021, 11:32
Replies: 7
Views: 1,533
Posted By Mast Bumper

Thanks for the links so far, they are helping in...

Thanks for the links so far, they are helping in my search. I'm still trying to find a magazine article from the early 2000s that was either in Rotor, Rotor&Wing, Vertical, or one of the other...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2021, 18:02
Replies: 7
Views: 1,533
Posted By Mast Bumper

Looking for article about fire fighting and engine flameout

Sometime in the early 2000s one of the helicopter magazines published an article about the hypothetical risk of turbine helicopters experiencing engine flameouts while fighting forest fires due to...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Feb 2021, 14:15
Replies: 15
Views: 2,796
Posted By Mast Bumper

1. It's a photoshop. 2. As John Dixson...

1. It's a photoshop.
2. As John Dixson mentions, there is a 4 point load leveler system that can pick up cargo. However, prior to takeoff, the load levelers would hoist up the cargo and lock it...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th May 2020, 13:57
Replies: 36
Views: 5,997
Posted By Mast Bumper

Yes. In your scenario you pull to a specific...

Yes. In your scenario you pull to a specific power setting and then release a little bit of water at a time until you establish a positive rate of climb.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jan 2020, 14:23
Replies: 9
Views: 2,464
Posted By Mast Bumper

I'll be there as well. Unless Australia calls.

I'll be there as well. Unless Australia calls.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jan 2020, 18:26
Replies: 14
Views: 3,706
Posted By Mast Bumper

There are several operators in the northern...

There are several operators in the northern hemisphere that are available with both tanked and bucketed type 1 helicopter. Several of them have experience operating in Oz in years past. I know of a...
5th Dec 2019, 14:39
Replies: 77
Views: 29,618
Posted By Mast Bumper

The 737 has been flying just about every day all...

The 737 has been flying just about every day all day long dropping retardant. People that are all bent out of shape that it isn’t carrying passengers don’t realize that you would have to remove it...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Jul 2019, 15:23
Replies: 392
Views: 66,436
Posted By Mast Bumper

crab is correct. Disc loading has a significant...

crab is correct. Disc loading has a significant impact on establishing at what ROD the rotor system enters VRS. It takes a lesser ROD with an empty helicopter at the end of the fuel cycle vs. a...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Feb 2019, 20:17
Replies: 45
Views: 6,432
Posted By Mast Bumper

About a year ago I was shopping these two models...

About a year ago I was shopping these two models as well. Overall I liked the F-Pace more, other than that hideous panel gap of the hood to bumper transition. Ended up with a Porsche Macan S instead.
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Dec 2018, 17:29
Replies: 32
Views: 7,572
Posted By Mast Bumper

The CH54/S64 is a very impressive helicopter in...

The CH54/S64 is a very impressive helicopter in many regards.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Nov 2018, 17:12
Replies: 59
Views: 9,851
Posted By Mast Bumper

Excellent work and coordination!

Excellent work and coordination!
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Feb 2018, 13:25
Replies: 174
Views: 109,315
Posted By Mast Bumper

Ahh, got it, thanks.

Ahh, got it, thanks.
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Feb 2018, 15:36
Replies: 174
Views: 109,315
Posted By Mast Bumper

GulliBell, can you post a better picture of the...

GulliBell, can you post a better picture of the section of the report you are referencing? I can't read what you posted. Thanks.
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Feb 2018, 15:40
Replies: 163
Views: 70,594
Posted By Mast Bumper

The terrain in the pictures dictates a zero...

The terrain in the pictures dictates a zero airspeed touchdown. Not sure why some on here get that confused.
Forum: North America
27th Nov 2017, 15:51
Replies: 662
Views: 299,728
Posted By Mast Bumper

Endeavor Air contract extension

Endeavor Air has a new pay scale. Starting Jan 1 2018, new-hire FOs will make $50.16 per hour and there is an additional $10K bonus available. The company also improved benefits.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Aug 2017, 04:58
Replies: 1,325
Views: 313,956
Posted By Mast Bumper

Departing from the the east side heliport in...

Departing from the the east side heliport in Manhattan, NY after running for some time waiting on your IFR clearance and you'll see all sorts of weird things. Heading and ground speed will be...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jul 2017, 04:26
Replies: 3
Views: 2,755
Posted By Mast Bumper

Isn't Babcock (INAER) also in hot water over...

Isn't Babcock (INAER) also in hot water over similar dealings in Chile?
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2017, 16:00
Replies: 33
Views: 11,638
Posted By Mast Bumper

Having flown in the IST area for a few years, I...

Having flown in the IST area for a few years, I can confirm everything that nowherespecial is writing.
Based on the official information so far, I would say this fatal accident is a very close copy...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jan 2017, 21:42
Replies: 218
Views: 111,350
Posted By Mast Bumper

The UH-60 series helicopter has in fact a very...

The UH-60 series helicopter has in fact a very small vertical stabilizer surface and any sort of t/r drive failure calls for engine shutdown and auto. You can't sustain straight and level flight...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Nov 2016, 21:02
Replies: 153
Views: 162,929
Posted By Mast Bumper

City of San Diego, CA Fire Helicopter Pilot

The city of San Diego is looking for a BH212/412 fire pilot.

Open Job Opportunities | City of San Diego Official Website...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Aug 2016, 22:47
Replies: 15
Views: 6,969
Posted By Mast Bumper

Yes, the aft facing seat is still being used for...

Yes, the aft facing seat is still being used for precision external load placement.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Mar 2015, 06:40
Replies: 282
Views: 70,790
Posted By Mast Bumper

Jymil, you're absolutely correct. I learned this...

Jymil, you're absolutely correct. I learned this recovery technique a long time ago while flying a longline. After a bit of practice, the recovery maneuver can be done quickly and without much drama.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Mar 2015, 07:43
Replies: 282
Views: 70,790
Posted By Mast Bumper

Busdriver, I don't agree. Every helicopter pilot...

Busdriver, I don't agree. Every helicopter pilot should be demonstrated what it looks/feels like when a helicopter enters the early stage of VRS and the various recovery methods. This doesn't mean...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2015, 05:36
Replies: 282
Views: 70,790
Posted By Mast Bumper

AnFI, serious question for you: Have you...

AnFI, serious question for you:

Have you ever been in VRS that has developed past the initial phase, lowered the collective as you say is the smartest thing to do and tried to "fly out of it" but...
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