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Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jan 2017, 10:17
Replies: 42
Views: 12,245
Posted By chopperchappie

Which Website

Hughes500 - there's two websites mentioned in the thread;

Ours - Helisharing (http://www.helisharing.co.uk)- seems to work OK

Someone Else's (don't know who) - http://www.sfhuk.co.uk - doesnt...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jan 2017, 12:52
Replies: 42
Views: 12,245
Posted By chopperchappie

Slow Response

Hi PassTheMarmalade

As per previous comment from Aug - happy to list any that would like to be listed - so far no/very limited interest from owners.

CC
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Oct 2016, 18:53
Replies: 2
Views: 3,395
Posted By chopperchappie

Will do - should be about 10 weeks (give or take)

Will do - should be about 10 weeks (give or take)
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Sep 2016, 14:51
Replies: 2
Views: 3,395
Posted By chopperchappie

They said it would never fly ! - The next round

About six years ago I posted our intention to set up a sharing scheme on pprune.org and several people contacted us and we built a sharing model that was a bit different to either equity sharing or...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Sep 2016, 10:24
Replies: 20
Views: 7,694
Posted By chopperchappie

In the spirit of "other people learning from...

In the spirit of "other people learning from mistakes" - our R44 was oversped a good few years ago and the cause was not the common open throttle but the pilot lifting to hover whilst not being...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2016, 18:12
Replies: 25
Views: 8,278
Posted By chopperchappie

Avicii is cool, flying in by chopper - whats not...

Avicii is cool, flying in by chopper - whats not to like ??
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2016, 17:51
Replies: 19
Views: 4,282
Posted By chopperchappie

I quote flyq "most helicopters fall into the...

I quote flyq "most helicopters fall into the category of "pay now" or "pay later"" !
To paraphrase - either you spend money upfront now to buy/overhaul or you spend money later in repairs or reduced...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2016, 16:45
Replies: 10
Views: 4,019
Posted By chopperchappie

"John Mollica, a manager of the Fallen Sparrow...

"John Mollica, a manager of the Fallen Sparrow tattoo shop next door, who has taken a tour in that same helicopter says he's never a close call like this before."

There's just so much wrong with...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Aug 2016, 10:40
Replies: 42
Views: 12,245
Posted By chopperchappie

Hi Maddmatt We set up website...

Hi Maddmatt

We set up website helisharing.co.uk but there was a disctinct lack of owners wanting to list their aircraft - so we just use the website to explain our own scheme.

We'd be happy to...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jul 2016, 15:27
Replies: 42
Views: 12,245
Posted By chopperchappie

Just checked my PMs to find a bunch of people...

Just checked my PMs to find a bunch of people from around the world asking where the aircraft is - it's in West London (Denham).
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jul 2016, 19:08
Replies: 42
Views: 12,245
Posted By chopperchappie

We have some R44 hours to use up before 12Y...

We have some R44 hours to use up before 12Y imminent rebuild - if anyone is looking for time now we can probably do something as long as you can be a bit flexible :-) Please feel free to PM me or...
22nd Sep 2015, 15:12
Replies: 18
Views: 6,396
Posted By chopperchappie

I Got Mine

For anyone that is interested...

Back in December/January (sorry it's been busy) I did get to the US and having filled in my various forms with the CAA and they sent my verified details to the...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2015, 21:52
Replies: 3
Views: 2,134
Posted By chopperchappie

Hull Values

I have heard around 40-50k for a R44 Raven/Clipper 2 but obviously it depends on demand and supply.

I am no expert but I have been keeping an eye on controller.com and a few others as we need to...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2015, 21:35
Replies: 17
Views: 6,227
Posted By chopperchappie

Bad Example

Not so impressed with the guy clowning around in the R44 though
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jun 2015, 18:29
Replies: 7
Views: 3,066
Posted By chopperchappie

Heli for sale scam

We regularly get contacted (normally by an over keen agent trying to become the sole-agent to sell it) by someone trying to do a side deal a few times every year, pointing out that it's already for...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jun 2015, 11:52
Replies: 42
Views: 12,245
Posted By chopperchappie

Club

Hi Dennis

Sent PM
14th Sep 2014, 12:40
Replies: 18
Views: 6,396
Posted By chopperchappie

What do you actually get

Hi

I was reading through the process documents and it seems when all the paperwork is done you get a 120 day temporary certificate.

What happens after 120 days - I assume you get something more...
13th Sep 2014, 20:58
Replies: 18
Views: 6,396
Posted By chopperchappie

Thanks for clarifying

I just did my LPC and they got me to fill in the EASA licence request so I'll wait until that comes through and apply then to FAA

Thanks for the explanation

CC
7th Sep 2014, 15:36
Replies: 18
Views: 6,396
Posted By chopperchappie

Re-numbered

Hi Whopity

Thanks appreciate a positive response about what can be done!

Sorry for being thick but renumbered from what?

Does this apply to me if my license was issued initially prior to...
6th Sep 2014, 00:13
Replies: 18
Views: 6,396
Posted By chopperchappie

Temporary ? FAA / US License

Hi

I'm going to US for a week in Dec and would like to fly a few hours but don't want to (don't have time to) spend the next 2 months running around getting an FAA medical/license

Is there a...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Aug 2014, 20:04
Replies: 17
Views: 4,917
Posted By chopperchappie

New Discount vs. Used

Don't get me wrong, I absolutely understand the point of buying new and it's great if you have got the money, BUT if you can afford the sticker price of a new one, but are concerned over not getting...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Dec 2013, 08:38
Replies: 10
Views: 2,610
Posted By chopperchappie

What Else

Hi

There are a couple of things I would say;

Firstly what aircraft do you want/need to learn in? I won't bore you with stuff that's been argued over on this forum many times, but the likely...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2013, 18:52
Replies: 35
Views: 11,839
Posted By chopperchappie

Gloucester

BOXT is a shared S300 out of EGBJ If you only want an r44 talk to the owners, they are likely to know of anything.

Also there's a "for sale" page hidden somewhere on the gloucestershireairport...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jun 2013, 08:21
Replies: 35
Views: 7,904
Posted By chopperchappie

As I said - I wasn't there so I'm not going to...

As I said - I wasn't there so I'm not going to say what it was or wasn't - from the pilot, he pulled power in suddenly in an attempt to transition to forward flight. Maybe he had a tight grip as...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jun 2013, 14:44
Replies: 35
Views: 7,904
Posted By chopperchappie

How to overspeed an R44

Obviously I need to be sensitive and I wasn't in the aircraft so I am providing second hand information, but that said I understand that the;

a) Governor was engaged and operating "correctly" -...
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