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Forum: Rotorheads
24th Aug 2007, 16:23
Replies: 5,726
Views: 1,978,585
Posted By Recuperator

Thumbs up Ground Frequency For Naf

Anybody gone down on their knees yet and thanked who ever was responsible for the inclusion of a ground frequency (125,50Mhz) at the NAF Base in Port Harcourt.:ok:
With no more transmissions...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Apr 2006, 16:35
Replies: 5,726
Views: 1,978,585
Posted By Recuperator

Second Iraq?

It seems it might take both the CHC and Bristow companies much more than just the average payrise and equal time to keep the guys (pilots and engineers) in Nigeria, not to mention their inability to...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Feb 2006, 16:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,989
Posted By Recuperator

Devil Wire Cutters not that clever

SiClick

The South African Air Force (SAAF) turned the Fuel Shut Off Quadrant around, this solved the bird strike problem closing the fuel shut off levers.

Apparently quite routine flying for...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jan 2006, 17:57
Replies: 5,726
Views: 1,978,585
Posted By Recuperator

Devil No new news there...:bored:

No new news there...:bored:
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Dec 2005, 13:15
Replies: 313
Views: 100,144
Posted By Recuperator

Devil I like your mech too!!

Any mech that goes along on a test or function flight, even uninvited is welcome in my book to do so.

Proves his work has been done thoroughly checked and cross checked and should things then go...
28th Nov 2005, 18:06
Replies: 764
Views: 111,937
Posted By Recuperator

Devil IDIOTS!!!

Another good reason not to fly SAA from next year onwards between JHB -LOS. SAA's schedule as from January 2006 as follows:

-SA058 DAYS -2--5—JNB 12:30 ABJ 17:30

...
26th Nov 2005, 13:43
Replies: 764
Views: 111,937
Posted By Recuperator

Devil AT LAST!!!!

At last there is some competition on the JHB - LOS route.

Hopefully we will see a drastic improvement in SAA in the following areas:

• Poor cabin service

• Rotten attitude of the cabin...
22nd Nov 2005, 15:17
Replies: 41
Views: 5,960
Posted By Recuperator

2 words only

"Spell Check" :rolleyes:
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Nov 2005, 15:07
Replies: 12
Views: 3,123
Posted By Recuperator

Question Dangers Of A Battery Thermal Runaway?

I had a red "Battery Temp" warning light illuminate today.

My fellow aviator did not seem to be to concerned or grasp the dangers of this condition or the dangers of a thermal runaway on...
23rd Sep 2005, 19:34
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By Recuperator

Devil Ja Boet...

SRT, you had me falling out my chair! Ja Boet, the farm life is tough hey...

praenoscere, I have to agree, the farmers would rather take the diesel Merc or the Syncro Combi, hook the caravan and...
22nd Sep 2005, 17:42
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By Recuperator

Also because they are too fat due to the huge...

Also because they are too fat due to the huge amounts of gravy on the train.

They should actually fly more with SAA, their onboard food is so bad these days, dieting should be easy.:yuk:
...
22nd Sep 2005, 17:30
Replies: 34
Views: 3,571
Posted By Recuperator

Agree!

I agree Gunsss,

Nothing is worse than aircrew with low morale. One of the concepts of flight safety is to ensure your aircrew are happy.

Financial problems are one of the biggest worries a...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Sep 2005, 21:53
Replies: 13
Views: 1,451
Posted By Recuperator

Devil More points to ponder

I agree completely with Blender and SASless, that cookbook stuff better be left for kitchens and that every auto merits its own approach depending on various factors as mentioned. Comfort can be...
20th Sep 2005, 18:54
Replies: 11
Views: 1,470
Posted By Recuperator

Devil How now?

Whats up Balewa, don't you like their smell??:p
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Sep 2005, 12:32
Replies: 15
Views: 2,457
Posted By Recuperator

Are you going to try and rescue him first?

Knowing he can't swim, are you going to try and rescue him first as it seems you expect him to rescue you??

You cant expect someone else, who is in the same dire situation as you to try and rescue...
13th Sep 2005, 09:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By Recuperator

nomoneynowek

I unfortunately in my not so sober state misread your post.

I agree with will Knoppiesdoorn, you will most probably have to rewrite the airlaw.
12th Sep 2005, 20:24
Replies: 6
Views: 1,884
Posted By Recuperator

Devil Thumbs Up!!

I flew with Ethiopian Airlines when SAA dropped us and we were stranded in Jhb Intl. Initially I was a bit reluctant, but after the experience all I can say is thumbs up to EA! Friendly service from...
12th Sep 2005, 16:45
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By Recuperator

Devil nomoneynowek

Got to the SACAA website, read AIC 30.4 dated 01-11-15, RENEWAL OF SOUTH AFRICAN PROFESSIONAL PILOTS' LICENSES

It will give you your answer.

Basically states it can be done, but certain...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2005, 22:28
Replies: 130
Views: 31,215
Posted By Recuperator

Devil 1/10th of a second....

I have made some very crude calculations. With my poor math skills this was already a great feat and I ask for forgiveness in advance for errors or complete miscalculations.

Please feel free to...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2005, 18:34
Replies: 29
Views: 5,558
Posted By Recuperator

Single's

As said the Bell 407 does have a "silent mode" just for cruising but it is an additional extra fitted separately, with it's own supplement in the Flight Manual.

The EC 120 does not have the...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2005, 18:21
Replies: 30
Views: 4,545
Posted By Recuperator

Devil TAP WATER:ooh:

I was told NEVER to use just ordinary tap water or bottled water or similar.

The water for compressor rinses is supposed to be distilled water ONLY, as to prevent build up of calcuim and other...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2005, 17:11
Replies: 48
Views: 16,755
Posted By Recuperator

Thank you

Thank you Bravo 73. It was very stupid and they were extremely lucky to have walked away from that!

I wonder what the damage was on that machine?
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2005, 17:05
Replies: 313
Views: 100,144
Posted By Recuperator

Devil Overfill or transfer...

We had the same problem with our Bell 407's.

Overfilling the main txmn will lead to oil being vented out the pressure release valve on the txmn housing.

We leave our levels just below the...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2005, 15:54
Replies: 48
Views: 16,755
Posted By Recuperator

Accidental touch down in flypast by B206 Jetranger

There is a video clip out there on the internet where a pilot does a fly past in a Bell 206 Jetranger at a airshow.

He does a wing over, too low and heavy, because of his full load of passengers...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2005, 12:09
Replies: 130
Views: 31,215
Posted By Recuperator

Devil Managing risks...

I cannot agree with you more Guns that you have to minimise the risks, but was done in CT?

Just as roads were cleared and blocked off in Sandton, and the residential block and airport hall were...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Sep 2005, 09:54
Replies: 130
Views: 31,215
Posted By Recuperator

I agree with the last two posts. This job...

I agree with the last two posts.

This job was done in the interest of the public. Can you imagine how beneficial it will be to have a fully functioning mobile telephone system in that ruggered...
7th Sep 2005, 08:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,515
Posted By Recuperator

Devil Thanks

I am sad I missed that interview. He is an extraordinary and facinating human being, with a great ability to make anything he touches turn to gold, or is that white and red.:ok:
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Sep 2005, 17:46
Replies: 130
Views: 31,215
Posted By Recuperator

Devil Surely not...

Anyone, while doing external load work, using a cable car route as a line feature, up the mountain and fly over it, along it, while it is in operation, must be stupid and very inexperience.

I am...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Sep 2005, 20:09
Replies: 130
Views: 31,215
Posted By Recuperator

Conflicting reports AGAIN, News24.com states the...

Conflicting reports AGAIN, News24.com states the following:
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Sep 2005, 17:54
Replies: 130
Views: 31,215
Posted By Recuperator

Devil Accurate...

I have done lots of underslung work, including precision vertical reference live power line maintenance. And even in controlled conditions, it was hard sometimes just placing the blokes onto the...
4th Sep 2005, 14:15
Replies: 30
Views: 4,431
Posted By Recuperator

Devil 2nd one into the drink...

Didn't Mr. Basson park a Jetranger in the sea as well some years ago...

Sad story...:(
2nd Sep 2005, 16:27
Replies: 14
Views: 1,515
Posted By Recuperator

Devil Maybe not...

The first LCC is Kulula.Com, a low-cost airline based in South Africa operating domestic scheduled services. Code Data IATA Code: MN ICAO Code: CAW

Kulula was established in July 2001 and started...
2nd Sep 2005, 08:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,515
Posted By Recuperator

Devil A foot in the door, that is all Virgin...

A foot in the door, that is all Virgin wants....:eek:

Don't you think from a marketing point it makes sense to get into a market where the main contender (SAA) is cutting back on certain routes? ...
31st Aug 2005, 21:54
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By Recuperator

Devil Virgin Nigeria - LAGOS to JOHANNESBURG

Apparently a very, very strong possibility and less of a rumour. See web page:

http://www.busrep.co.za/index.php?fArticleId=2834140&fSectionId=612&fSetId=662

I believe Virgin Nigeria or Virgin...
31st Aug 2005, 16:34
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By Recuperator

Devil Maybe not to Lagos....

Maybe not to Lagos in the future??

Rumour has it that Virgin Nigeria will be flying to SA soon... cheaper, with better cabin crew, newer aircraft and also not so susceptible to having passengers...
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