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Forum: Jet Blast
5th Sep 2019, 16:53
Replies: 28
Views: 2,909
Posted By Gordy

Interview with owner of boat...

Interview with owner of boat...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Sep 2019, 16:09
Replies: 5
Views: 2,697
Posted By Gordy

I have 4 206L4's in my fleet, 2 with TRACs and 2...

I have 4 206L4's in my fleet, 2 with TRACs and 2 without. (TRAC's is Tail Rotor Authority Control system--basically it take s a feed from the transponder and adds temperature to get DA and...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Sep 2019, 15:54
Replies: 4
Views: 2,151
Posted By Gordy

Clearly not California....Here we don't even try...

Clearly not California....Here we don't even try to hide it, some of these are 8 to 10' tall:
....
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Sep 2019, 21:33
Replies: 28
Views: 2,062
Posted By Gordy

Thanx again for all the replies....much...

Thanx again for all the replies....much appreciated...this is why I love JetBlast. Couple points.

Re the wind. Most catamarans come with a sail plan that is posted inside or at the helm which will...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Aug 2019, 19:08
Replies: 28
Views: 2,062
Posted By Gordy

Thanks again for all the advice....I will post...

Thanks again for all the advice....I will post pictures and a full report once I get back..... Here was me and my "crew" in Tahiti last year.... Not that we have too much fun or anything...
...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Aug 2019, 20:20
Replies: 28
Views: 2,062
Posted By Gordy

Thanx for all the recommendations. and keep them...

Thanx for all the recommendations. and keep them coming if you think of anymore.

I actually do this with the Sailing Club I am a member of. I have my own Beneteau 343 but too far to sail to get to...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Aug 2019, 07:04
Replies: 28
Views: 2,062
Posted By Gordy

In my younger years I may have joined said stag...

In my younger years I may have joined said stag party....these days I am content to have a cocktail or three and retire...

Thanx for any feedback you may get.....
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Aug 2019, 06:49
Replies: 28
Views: 2,062
Posted By Gordy

Probably.... but there is a certain trust that...

Probably.... but there is a certain trust that goes with getting information from fellow PPruners. I have been a member here many years, read many posts....if no-one has first hand knowledge then so...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Aug 2019, 01:28
Replies: 28
Views: 2,062
Posted By Gordy

Anyone familiar with Croatia (Vacation related)

I figured I would ask the learned masses of Jet Blast, as I am sure some will be able to point me in the right direction.

I am headed to Croatia in about two weeks to Captain a sailboat Catamaran...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2019, 01:13
Replies: 7
Views: 1,496
Posted By Gordy

With my pepe's on the "hill", (Cade Clark of...

With my pepe's on the "hill", (Cade Clark of HAI), we have reached out to members of both the House and Senate and a few other important offices. Also reaching out to other general aviation groups....
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Aug 2019, 15:32
Replies: 66
Views: 20,685
Posted By Gordy

Ha, you know me too well.....Same helicopter btw ...

Ha, you know me too well.....Same helicopter btw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B359-jTq-24
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Aug 2019, 00:48
Replies: 66
Views: 20,685
Posted By Gordy

Yep---normally the outcome is not as good. Once...

Yep---normally the outcome is not as good. Once the whole incident has been closed by the powers that be, I will share the full report. Thus far, I am not authorized to share it---however I was found...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Aug 2019, 21:30
Replies: 66
Views: 20,685
Posted By Gordy

Yes they did. I actually hit wires last year and...

Yes they did. I actually hit wires last year and survived. Took out a 3 phase 65kv line. The power company I was flying for is producing a video of the incident---I had to go re-create it the other...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Aug 2019, 19:41
Replies: 17
Views: 2,262
Posted By Gordy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGNiXGX2nLU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGNiXGX2nLU
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2019, 20:59
Replies: 7
Views: 1,233
Posted By Gordy

Way above my pay grade, but assuming you are not...

Way above my pay grade, but assuming you are not working on the travel legs, it is just like an airline pilot "dead-heading" or commuting to his next assignment---not on duty.

If you have to check...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2019, 16:46
Replies: 43
Views: 9,913
Posted By Gordy

Have you swam there? I lived in Hawaii 7 years,...

Have you swam there? I lived in Hawaii 7 years, the water is clear most of the time.
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2019, 22:00
Replies: 43
Views: 9,913
Posted By Gordy

I'm with you, I cannot see any rule they broke....

I'm with you, I cannot see any rule they broke. While, yes it may have been prudent to pre-warn the FAA, in reality there is nothing they can do.
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Aug 2019, 18:35
Replies: 43
Views: 9,913
Posted By Gordy

I agree, no rule was broken, however, as aa777888...

I agree, no rule was broken, however, as aa777888 mentions, the Hawaii operators are fighting an uphill battle right now and acts like this do not help their plight. My sources tell me this aircraft...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Aug 2019, 17:31
Replies: 24
Views: 2,687
Posted By Gordy

I plan to live for ever.....so far, so good.

I plan to live for ever.....so far, so good.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Aug 2019, 03:50
Replies: 225
Views: 22,287
Posted By Gordy

What you are not taking into account is...

What you are not taking into account is culture---Look at Idaho, 3rd highest gun ownership state, yet in the top five lowest gun deaths per 100,000.

FYI, I feel a lot safer walking thru downtown...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jul 2019, 16:14
Replies: 35
Views: 11,678
Posted By Gordy

Yes there is...this is all in a days work in my...

Yes there is...this is all in a days work in my line of business:

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/728x743/hec_1_c0033873c01e432ae3e2a91d54f0d4a0e847ec51.jpg

And BTW, some of...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jul 2019, 18:58
Replies: 2
Views: 1,300
Posted By Gordy

California is a big place, it might help if you...

California is a big place, it might help if you put Southern or Northern, or are you willing to do the 8-10 hour drive?

Not a flight school, but I have access to a Bell 47 that I could prolly hook...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jul 2019, 06:55
Replies: 203
Views: 65,038
Posted By Gordy

So some will remember the Carr Fire from last...

So some will remember the Carr Fire from last year here in California.

You see my girlfriends house at minute 2:59 and my helicopter at minute 3:57..... bear in mind this was at 3pm in the...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jul 2019, 16:09
Replies: 35
Views: 11,678
Posted By Gordy

This is in a third world country. I can tell you...

This is in a third world country. I can tell you about a game show in Mexico where contestants were told to hang on to a boom on a helicopter, (like a spray boom), while the pilot flew around a lake...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jul 2019, 17:22
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Gordy

I hear you. I lived on Kauai for seven years and...

I hear you. I lived on Kauai for seven years and saw this. Even though the Islands are technically [art of the United States, they really do not operate on a daily basis by its laws.

For the...
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