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Forum: Rotorheads
16th Sep 2019, 10:10
Replies: 12
Views: 2,408
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

I'll wait for the B model

I'll wait for the B model
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Sep 2019, 12:26
Replies: 4
Views: 2,137
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

Human / TR strike AS350

i have seen today a video thats new to me about a person walking into an AS350 TR.
Im not going to post the link but its easy enough to find if you can handle gore.
Is it a new incident?
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Sep 2019, 03:10
Replies: 68
Views: 36,250
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

this a/c should have the latest mod i think. well...

this a/c should have the latest mod i think. well beyond the blue head bolts..
there is longer bolts, the 12pt nuts and the higher torque loading now.

if the bolts sheared thats one thing, but if...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Sep 2019, 22:02
Replies: 68
Views: 36,250
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

Looking at the pic they show, there is...

Looking at the pic they show, there is significant damage to the couplings. More than I have ever seen. And I have dealt with many sudden stoppage instances over the last 17yrs of component overhaul...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Sep 2019, 16:46
Replies: 4
Views: 2,613
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

looks to be a bit of an off level attempt at the...

looks to be a bit of an off level attempt at the landing....oops.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Sep 2019, 12:56
Replies: 68
Views: 36,250
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

its ASB 63.00.32 its pertaining to the...

its ASB 63.00.32

its pertaining to the driveshaft flange bolts, both engine side and MGB side for proper installation.
Its not specific if its this B3e incident, other than it says a recent...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Sep 2019, 18:38
Replies: 49
Views: 11,417
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

likely because of the parafin in the diesel yes?

likely because of the parafin in the diesel yes?
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Sep 2019, 02:06
Replies: 68
Views: 36,250
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

talk to airbus, not me. it's their quote

talk to airbus, not me. it's their quote
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Sep 2019, 21:28
Replies: 49
Views: 11,417
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

If boiler engineers are like pilots, you'll never...

If boiler engineers are like pilots, you'll never get two to agree on anything.
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Sep 2019, 21:25
Replies: 68
Views: 36,250
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

this is true, dont they call it the gross weight...

this is true, dont they call it the gross weight increase kit or something??
Either way, Ive only ever seen b3e's with dual hydraulics. I thought wrongly that everyone wanted dual hydraulics for the...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Sep 2019, 18:53
Replies: 68
Views: 36,250
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

Jack, The new belt is alot more reliable...

Jack,

The new belt is alot more reliable than the old belt thats for sure
the pump/pulley assembly is vastly improved, although the bearings had some growing pains.
it is rare to suffer...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Sep 2019, 18:11
Replies: 68
Views: 36,250
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

This is the last aircraft I dealt with that...

This is the last aircraft I dealt with that involved servo transparency, he ran out of time and space, like most of these scenarios as they repeat themselves.
The TSB report details some good info...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Sep 2019, 17:52
Replies: 68
Views: 36,250
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

the stats dont back this up at all, at least...

the stats dont back this up at all, at least comparatively from one profession to the other.
you're a smart man, you figure it out without speculating.
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Sep 2019, 13:09
Replies: 49
Views: 11,417
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

so, is there any hard facts out there from any...

so, is there any hard facts out there from any maintenance manuals telling us about this particular engine and being run on a different fuel?

I know the general consensus can vary by design and...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Sep 2019, 13:04
Replies: 68
Views: 36,250
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

Happens more than you think. I had a pilot at...

Happens more than you think.
I had a pilot at the end of tree-planting season, giving all the tree-planters a ride of their life, high G turns, negative G pushovers, steep banks, nap of the earth...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2019, 19:06
Replies: 49
Views: 11,417
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

if its only avgas, where else did it all go wrong...

if its only avgas, where else did it all go wrong to burn out the turbines?
sounds like much more to the story we may never know.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Aug 2019, 02:00
Replies: 49
Views: 11,417
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

im interested to know what fuel they put in

im interested to know what fuel they put in
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Aug 2019, 19:24
Replies: 20
Views: 5,245
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

the new look is kind of flattering dont you think?

the new look is kind of flattering dont you think?
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2019, 19:53
Replies: 38
Views: 8,570
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

i only consider it low flying when you get tree...

i only consider it low flying when you get tree branches stuck in the skid gear.
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2019, 19:42
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

thats what I tell Prius drivers when they tell me...

thats what I tell Prius drivers when they tell me my big gas guzzling pickup truck is killing the environment.

I thank them for offsetting my carbon foot print and doing their part.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2019, 19:52
Replies: 26
Views: 5,478
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

im still waiting for the crane video...why...

im still waiting for the crane video...why reference it and then not let us lazy people see it? I'm not in a google mood. give me an easy clickable link for crying out loud
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Aug 2019, 11:44
Replies: 12
Views: 1,936
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

thats likely alot of math to figure out where to...

thats likely alot of math to figure out where to place your recovery equipment...im not that good at math.
good luck to them
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jul 2019, 18:23
Replies: 16
Views: 4,795
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

sad result, but not unexpected at this point. ...

sad result, but not unexpected at this point.
RIP and condolences to the families and friends.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jul 2019, 12:58
Replies: 35
Views: 11,678
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

"That video speaks volumes about how solidly Bell...

"That video speaks volumes about how solidly Bell products are built."

Most Bells, end up with the rotor head laying somewhere beside the aircraft. Not actually solid in my books. This one though,...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jul 2019, 14:20
Replies: 8
Views: 1,607
Posted By GrayHorizonsHeli

this is where the dreams to conquer Everest start

this is where the dreams to conquer Everest start
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