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Forum: Rotorheads
12th Nov 2021, 17:24
Replies: 13
Views: 2,507
Posted By Pozidrive

Thank you for your contribution. It's always good...

Thank you for your contribution. It's always good to hear from the armchair experts.
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2019, 16:50
Replies: 67
Views: 16,545
Posted By Pozidrive

The map in post #23 shows the pick up point is a...

The map in post #23 shows the pick up point is a couple of miles outside the evacuated area, and at a higher elevation. The photos I added show a road across open moorland, no trees, no street...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2019, 16:40
Replies: 67
Views: 16,545
Posted By Pozidrive

Photos do show the original masonry spillway...

Photos do show the original masonry spillway running across the bottom of the dam. This won't be "lower down," it will also have a weir at the maximum water level. A spillway is an overflow, it can't...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Aug 2019, 17:44
Replies: 67
Views: 16,545
Posted By Pozidrive

A couple of photos from google: ...

A couple of photos from google:

https://cdn.newsapi.com.au/image/v1/d59d07d26f56ab52c3698fe2230efdd1...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Aug 2019, 17:35
Replies: 67
Views: 16,545
Posted By Pozidrive

What you overheard was absolute nonsense. The...

What you overheard was absolute nonsense. The current pictures clearly show the weir at the top of the spillway. This controls the maximum level, no valves involved. Outlet valves will be at the...
23rd Feb 2019, 15:23
Replies: 75
Views: 31,409
Posted By Pozidrive

Your boss is right about the self-sacrifice in...

Your boss is right about the self-sacrifice in avoiding the surrounding houses, but the topography of the valley means there was no chance the pilot could have "landed" on the grass, which is only...
23rd Feb 2019, 12:27
Replies: 75
Views: 31,409
Posted By Pozidrive

Ages were 19 to 24 y.o.

Ages were 19 to 24 y.o.
24th Jan 2019, 11:46
Replies: 75
Views: 31,409
Posted By Pozidrive

Personally, I would hate to see that discreet and...

Personally, I would hate to see that discreet and dignified event turned into a media circus.

Good of you to point out that others are involved with this, and always have been since the memorial...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Dec 2018, 13:34
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

Yes, understood. That bit is clearly shown in...

Yes, understood. That bit is clearly shown in the bulletin Figures.

In spite of the football, it was still a good explanation!
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Dec 2018, 21:55
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

Perfectly explained. So the control shaft is an...

Perfectly explained. So the control shaft is an easy sliding fit through the inner race of the duplex bearing? And it's the castellated nut (and spacer) that clamp the inner race to the step at the...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Dec 2018, 18:26
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

Thank you, you seem to be agreeing with me! A...

Thank you, you seem to be agreeing with me!
A sectional drawing of this particular unit would indeed be helpful, some of the examples posted have been "schematic" and don't show the arrangement of...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Dec 2018, 13:24
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

Is it possible a few degrees of movement...

Is it possible a few degrees of movement occurred, enough to slightly deform but not shear the split pin?
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Dec 2018, 13:17
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

That was my original point, which still hasn't...

That was my original point, which still hasn't been answered. The bulletin clearly says what you say - "the control shaft passes through an outer shaft, which forms part of the piston"
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2018, 13:08
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

Just trying to clarify an earlier post which said...

Just trying to clarify an earlier post which said the control shaft was the hydraulic piston. Also to understand why manual control isn't possible - in spite of a direct link from lever to spider via...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2018, 11:10
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

Sorry, nodrama and crab, I still don't get it. ...

Sorry, nodrama and crab, I still don't get it.

"The control shaft passes through an outer shaft which forms part of the hydraulic actuator piston" If that description is correct there must be...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2018, 00:21
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

Fig 4 appears to show one outer race, two...

Fig 4 appears to show one outer race, two separate inner races. If so, the bearing is in one piece and not possible to fit with one part reversed.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2018, 00:16
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

Same here, according to the bulletin the control...

Same here, according to the bulletin the control shaft passes through a hollow piston. There is a direct mechanical connection, with the castellated nuts at each end. The detached nut allowed the...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2018, 00:10
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

Fig. 4 in the bulletin appears to show sealed...

Fig. 4 in the bulletin appears to show sealed bearings. Seal shown in pink at the outer faces of the bearing.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2018, 00:05
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

The control shaft (not rod - the bulletin calls...

The control shaft (not rod - the bulletin calls another part "control rod") is not the piston. The bulletin says "the control shaft passes through an outer shaft which forms part of the tail rotor...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Dec 2018, 17:33
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

No, Fig 3 in the bulletin shows the control shaft...

No, Fig 3 in the bulletin shows the control shaft (in red) as a separate component that passes through a hollow piston. Description in the text also describes this. No detail given on how the piston...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Dec 2018, 11:37
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

This wouldn't help if the failure was beyond the...

This wouldn't help if the failure was beyond the servo, i.e. the shaft to the tail rotor. There is also the down side of adding weight and complexity.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Dec 2018, 13:58
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

Interesting, but your hub nut still has a split...

Interesting, but your hub nut still has a split pin? It was once the practice to use LH threads on the left of vehicles, including wheel nuts. I think it was all a bit theoretical and the fact it...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Dec 2018, 13:46
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

With the length of the blade and the weight of...

With the length of the blade and the weight of the rotor, I think it would be very difficult to detect any tightness or "grittiness".
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2018, 22:44
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

Well spotted. And now you've mentioned it, Figure...

Well spotted. And now you've mentioned it, Figure 2 also appears to show flats at the other end, slightly obscured behind the lock wire.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2018, 21:53
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

You could add manufacturing and materials quality.

You could add manufacturing and materials quality.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2018, 19:37
Replies: 1,216
Views: 619,152
Posted By Pozidrive

I can imagine one end tightening up as far as it...

I can imagine one end tightening up as far as it can, then shearing the weakest point at the other end (the split pin).
18th Apr 2018, 19:20
Replies: 8
Views: 1,985
Posted By Pozidrive

Oh yes, I see - Foggy Dew. Now tell me...

Oh yes, I see - Foggy Dew.


Now tell me his mate was Dusty Miller!
18th Apr 2018, 17:37
Replies: 8
Views: 1,985
Posted By Pozidrive

A quick and unexpected response! Thank you. ...

A quick and unexpected response! Thank you.


Can you remember Foggy's real name?
18th Apr 2018, 17:27
Replies: 114
Views: 12,426
Posted By Pozidrive

Does it have to be cars? Leyland had...

Does it have to be cars?


Leyland had Tiger and Leopard buses, plus the AEC Sabre coach. Also the Lynx, Buffalo and Beaver trucks.


Other companies swallowed by Leyland had the Guy Otter...
18th Apr 2018, 17:10
Replies: 8
Views: 1,985
Posted By Pozidrive

BEA Pilot - name?

A long shot, and not a great photo.

Can anybody put a name to this BEA Viscount pilot, about 1960?
18th Nov 2017, 21:17
Replies: 1,109
Views: 504,106
Posted By Pozidrive

AAIB, MAIB, RAIB. Consistent and simple.

AAIB, MAIB, RAIB. Consistent and simple.
13th Nov 2017, 21:07
Replies: 1,109
Views: 504,106
Posted By Pozidrive

They got killed because they parked in the wrong...

They got killed because they parked in the wrong place? Thank you for pointing that out.
3rd Aug 2017, 16:38
Replies: 29
Views: 27,387
Posted By Pozidrive

Correct, medication for certain heart problems.

Correct, medication for certain heart problems.
2nd Aug 2017, 17:43
Replies: 29
Views: 27,387
Posted By Pozidrive

You've missed part of the press report: The...

You've missed part of the press report: The security supervisor kept the "device" in her pocket. When the people who know about these things eventually saw it, nine days later, it was described as...
29th Jul 2017, 17:59
Replies: 169
Views: 33,630
Posted By Pozidrive

The Bromide? It kicks-in about 40 years later.

The Bromide? It kicks-in about 40 years later.
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