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Forum: Rotorheads
9th Nov 2019, 21:48
Replies: 55
Views: 5,465
Posted By Thracian

Mine also has arrived in perfect condition...

Mine also has arrived in perfect condition yesterday here in Germany.

Thanks, Ned, for those great opportunity and the wonderful pictures
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Oct 2019, 21:32
Replies: 55
Views: 5,465
Posted By Thracian

Ned, as always a massive thank you for your...

Ned, as always a massive thank you for your annual calendar giveaway.

My most memorable flight was a simple transfer flight. But as a low time PPLer, getting a JetRanger under your pants is...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Aug 2019, 17:28
Replies: 16
Views: 4,271
Posted By Thracian

At least, in this artice they're not claiming...

At least, in this artice they're not claiming "first":


So the seem to know about the Gazelle (and mabye even the CH-1)
;-)

Thracian


Misleading thread title edited
Forum: Rotorheads
19th May 2019, 17:12
Replies: 13
Views: 2,410
Posted By Thracian

Possible next type rating?

Guys,

please keep in mind: I'm a low time private heli pilot, just having fun flying those machines occasionally. Usually I go flying with an instructor or another (experienced) pilot.
I used to...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2019, 20:57
Replies: 5,579
Views: 3,105,496
Posted By Thracian

VF, glad to see your pictures coming again.

VF, glad to see your pictures coming again.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jan 2019, 10:52
Replies: 17
Views: 4,991
Posted By Thracian

Yep, we rotorheads are "different" ;-) By the...

Yep, we rotorheads are "different" ;-)
By the way: Are there any collections of pics, comic strips, proverbs, sayings etc. concerning helicopter humour?
Any links?

Thracian
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2018, 07:47
Replies: 68
Views: 6,534
Posted By Thracian

Calendar arrived yesterday. Great pics, Ned. ...

Calendar arrived yesterday.
Great pics, Ned.

Many thanks, and keep them coming, those calendars ;-)

Merry Christmas

Thracian
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Nov 2018, 18:36
Replies: 68
Views: 6,534
Posted By Thracian

Ned, thanks for giving us the chance for getting...

Ned, thanks for giving us the chance for getting hold onto those beautiful calendar every year.
And RIP for all your lost friends in the recent accidents.

My most memorable moment was the...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Feb 2018, 12:35
Replies: 29
Views: 4,573
Posted By Thracian

Well, how many birds there are vs. how many...

Well, how many birds there are vs. how many drones? Granted.
But:
How much is known about behavior of birds (travelling routes and seasons, resting areas, survival instinct, fear, ...) vs. the...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2017, 19:19
Replies: 99
Views: 11,986
Posted By Thracian

Ned, my calendar arrived today in Germany. Same...

Ned, my calendar arrived today in Germany.
Same procedure as every year: Great pictures, many thanks to downunder

Thracian
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Nov 2017, 12:00
Replies: 99
Views: 11,986
Posted By Thracian

My most memorable moment in flying occurred at...

My most memorable moment in flying occurred at one of my first initial training lessons: While flying from airport A to airport B, we crossed an industrial plant, and out of one of its chimneys,...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Sep 2017, 08:39
Replies: 84
Views: 12,877
Posted By Thracian

And besides "loss of tail" (with loss of CoG) and...

And besides "loss of tail" (with loss of CoG) and "loss of tail rotor thrust", you can also experience "loss of tail rotor control". In this third case, you usually will be able to fly along with the...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Sep 2017, 11:40
Replies: 12
Views: 4,475
Posted By Thracian

Maybe Cessna has got something in the manuals...

Maybe Cessna has got something in the manuals (maintenance, ...) how to tie and lift the fuselage and where to attach all the stuff while not damaging the structure.
An experienced maintenance shop...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Aug 2017, 17:51
Replies: 26
Views: 9,108
Posted By Thracian

After slightly more than two years off, today I...

After slightly more than two years off, today I returned into the cockpit of the H300 (of course with FI).
This is more or less a personal Helicopter Day for me ;-)
Had to get accustomed again to...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jun 2017, 10:58
Replies: 9
Views: 3,768
Posted By Thracian

But still the side rotors look like they need to...

But still the side rotors look like they need to be shut down for passenger loading/unloading (and compared to any "classical" concept, you now have 3 rotors instead of 2 to secure/guard).
And I do...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jun 2017, 15:49
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By Thracian

Someone looking for a SA330 pilot cannot tell the...

Someone looking for a SA330 pilot cannot tell the candidate at least one TRI/TRE, where to get the TR?
Interesting...


Thracian
Forum: Rotorheads
26th May 2017, 14:35
Replies: 53
Views: 22,403
Posted By Thracian

There is NO left hand seat in a Cobra, unless...

There is NO left hand seat in a Cobra, unless you're standing on the skid and reaching into the cockpit...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th May 2017, 10:53
Replies: 4
Views: 1,954
Posted By Thracian

sure the most funny way of "online" work...

sure the most funny way of "online" work ;-)
Forum: Rotorheads
21st May 2017, 12:13
Replies: 5,579
Views: 3,105,496
Posted By Thracian

Great pictures, please keep them coming ;-) ...

Great pictures, please keep them coming ;-)

Btw: Did you ever make a landing on top of one of those high mountains? And do you have pictures of such a situation?

Thracian
Forum: Rotorheads
9th May 2017, 11:11
Replies: 42
Views: 10,758
Posted By Thracian

Those machines look very strange to me. In...

Those machines look very strange to me.
In Germany, weīre more used to the machines from AutoGyro:
AutoGyro - Home (http://www.auto-gyro.com/)


Although I donīt really know their specific...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th May 2017, 10:32
Replies: 33
Views: 8,074
Posted By Thracian

In Germany, flying Autogyros requires an...

In Germany, flying Autogyros requires an ultra-light license. And this also entitles for commercial flying (no need for CPL).
So there's quite some stuff being done with gyrocopters (especially with...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Apr 2017, 07:25
Replies: 109
Views: 43,309
Posted By Thracian

Careful ;-) We germans donīt have the slightest...

Careful ;-)
We germans donīt have the slightest trace of humor ;-)


You have to distinguish between state investments and private ones. Look at the Volocopter guys (building a Heli-like looking...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Apr 2017, 12:12
Replies: 109
Views: 43,309
Posted By Thracian

According to their new timeline, first manned...

According to their new timeline, first manned flights will take place in 2019 now. Well, I do remember the old one youīre referring to ;-)
Additionally, the new pictures donīt show the slightest...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Apr 2017, 17:40
Replies: 79
Views: 34,306
Posted By Thracian

Does the SD app support W&B both in longitudonal...

Does the SD app support W&B both in longitudonal and lateral direction?

Thracian
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Apr 2017, 14:12
Replies: 3
Views: 1,294
Posted By Thracian

What about...

What about https://www.easa.europa.eu/regulations?


Thracian
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