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27th Sep 2019, 13:53
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Views: 728
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Post ATCL A223 Engine Failure Mwanza

Yesterday one of Air Tanzaniaís A223s suffered an engine failure after departure from Mwanza shortly after passing through 7,500 feet altitude. The aircraft was turned back to Mwanza and landed...
23rd Sep 2019, 09:13
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Views: 1,078
Posted By soggyboxers

Auric Air Crash Tanzania

An Auric Air Cessna 208, 5H-AAM has crashed at Seronera airport. There were no passengers on board, but itís reported that both pilots were killed
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Feb 2019, 23:52
Replies: 13
Views: 5,587
Posted By soggyboxers

Sad news. I last worked with Rick in Port Said in...

Sad news. I last worked with Rick in Port Said in 1981. He was a really nice, professional but laid back guy. RIP
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Feb 2019, 01:06
Replies: 39
Views: 16,623
Posted By soggyboxers

Crab, by UK standards Kabba would be a moderate...

Crab, by UK standards Kabba would be a moderate town - about the size of Andover.

Nigeria has been a difficult place for expats for quite a while, which is sad because it has a lot of beautiful...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Dec 2018, 04:08
Replies: 2,703
Views: 2,196,684
Posted By soggyboxers

The bulge in the tail boom of the Prakla Seismos...

The bulge in the tail boom of the Prakla Seismos seismic survey 212s in Iran was not a counterweight to the MAD boom; it was a ground wave radiation detector. We had a sky wave radiation detector...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Nov 2018, 11:49
Replies: 68
Views: 6,801
Posted By soggyboxers

Many thanks for the calendar Ned - I love it....

Many thanks for the calendar Ned - I love it. Anyone who wants a really nice 2019 calendar with lots of beautiful photos would be crazy to miss out on your kind offer.
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Aug 2018, 17:07
Replies: 20
Views: 2,968
Posted By soggyboxers

I was very sorry to hear the sad news of John’s...

I was very sorry to hear the sad news of John’s passing Sandy. He was just a couple of courses ahead of me in training and then I next met him in Aberdeen when I joined Bristow in 1975.
He always...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jun 2018, 23:34
Replies: 24
Views: 4,684
Posted By soggyboxers

Red Bull Sycamore at Cosford Air Day 10 June 18

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11th Jun 2018, 14:55
Replies: 40
Views: 18,243
Posted By soggyboxers

Well said kibz2005. One of the things...

Well said kibz2005.

One of the things that’s as unreliable as the weather in many parts of Africa (and many other continents) is the press and too many people jump on any morsel of...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th May 2018, 08:42
Replies: 149
Views: 28,960
Posted By soggyboxers

What a great thread Ned. I love all the photos so...

What a great thread Ned. I love all the photos so far, especially the ones in Tanzania and South Africa. Iím looking forward to all your new posts
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Apr 2018, 16:26
Replies: 5,646
Views: 3,166,799
Posted By soggyboxers

I do hope you’ll stay VF. For me, this has been...

I do hope you’ll stay VF. For me, this has been the most enjoyable thread on prune for some considerable time and is the only reason I visit this site (and then look at some other threads, most of...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Feb 2018, 14:53
Replies: 19
Views: 5,532
Posted By soggyboxers

The new logo is even more unfortunate when you...

The new logo is even more unfortunate when you consider that the original Dragonfly helicopter was the Sikorsky H5 which first flew in the 1940’s
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Feb 2018, 13:08
Replies: 29
Views: 5,143
Posted By soggyboxers

The AS355N was, and is, an IFR machine which in...

The AS355N was, and is, an IFR machine which in addition to having a working FLIR was also NVG capable
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2018, 13:20
Replies: 29
Views: 5,143
Posted By soggyboxers

The contract specifically called for AW139. ...

The contract specifically called for AW139. Everett has always had a preference for Eurocopter types (yes, I know they're called Airbus now!).
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Feb 2018, 11:37
Replies: 29
Views: 5,143
Posted By soggyboxers

Everett had the contract with Statoil. Bristow...

Everett had the contract with Statoil. Bristow had 2 contracts with Everett, 1 for personnel, the other for aircraft. Everett provided one of the fines helicopter hangars in Africa and its own...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Feb 2018, 23:50
Replies: 29
Views: 5,143
Posted By soggyboxers

It's owned, flown and maintained by Everett. ...

It's owned, flown and maintained by Everett.

The previous contract with Statoil was ended when Statoil decided to finish drilling 1 year early because of the falling oil price. The contract...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Feb 2018, 10:15
Replies: 29
Views: 5,143
Posted By soggyboxers

Everett Aviation currently have the BATUK...

Everett Aviation currently have the BATUK (British Army Training Unit Kenya) contract in Nanyuki, but they also have bases in Bamburi and Dar es Salaam. They have AB139, and BK117s available and...
22nd Sep 2017, 22:41
Replies: 8
Views: 1,784
Posted By soggyboxers

As already mentioned, try Simon Everett, of...

As already mentioned, try Simon Everett, of Everett Aviation.
His fleet of helicopters are all Eurocopter/Airbus twins, they operated for the UN in Somalia and presently also fly for the British...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Aug 2017, 12:17
Replies: 32
Views: 7,954
Posted By soggyboxers

Another great photo Ned

Another great photo Ned
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jul 2017, 11:19
Replies: 6
Views: 1,147
Posted By soggyboxers

Bristow flew their AW139 from Dar es Salaam to...

Bristow flew their AW139 from Dar es Salaam to Lagos about 18 months ago. I can find from my friends out which route they took if it's of interest to you. I also have a friend who ferried a Dauphin...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2017, 00:52
Replies: 1,836
Views: 1,087,688
Posted By soggyboxers

I do wish so many idiots would stop posting utter...

I do wish so many idiots would stop posting utter rubbish on this thread until we know what really happened. Even in the 1970s the weather radar we had would have picked up something like Blackrock...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Mar 2017, 01:20
Replies: 17
Views: 3,155
Posted By soggyboxers

Same again, Don't bother reading...

Same again,

Don't bother reading 'Whirlwind'; it bears little or no resemblance to operation Sandstorm despite Clavell having interviewed many of the people involved. The best account is in Alan...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Mar 2017, 11:26
Replies: 15
Views: 2,674
Posted By soggyboxers

Oh dear, Mr Revolutionary is touchy at being...

Oh dear, Mr Revolutionary is touchy at being caught out spouting nonsense! Why should I ask you about the timeframe you were talking, when you just quote something as a fact?

I used to live in...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Mar 2017, 11:08
Replies: 15
Views: 2,674
Posted By soggyboxers

Revolutionary, What utter nonsense. It...

Revolutionary,



What utter nonsense. It wasn't a brave chap who landed there. Everett have flown their Dauphin and BK117s there many times as it's a licensed helipad and well able to handle a...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Feb 2017, 22:07
Replies: 32
Views: 6,171
Posted By soggyboxers

That's really good. I'm still sad that having...

That's really good. I'm still sad that having neither American licences i had to stop flying at 65 with a bit more than 20,000. I was lucky to be able to continue working in aviation until I was 70,...
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