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20th Jan 2017, 07:37
Replies: 48
Views: 27,971
Posted By whirlwind

I was the pilot of the SAR Whirlwind helicopter...

I was the pilot of the SAR Whirlwind helicopter that picked Keith up and flew him to Scarborough hospital. If there are any family members around, I'd be happy to hear from them if they'd like to...
16th Feb 2014, 03:28
Replies: 5
Views: 1,554
Posted By whirlwind

Vinny - Check your PMs and let me know if you had...

Vinny - Check your PMs and let me know if you had any success! WW
22nd Dec 2013, 06:10
Replies: 7
Views: 4,037
Posted By whirlwind

Oldsarbouy, check your pms. Hoping to attend...

Oldsarbouy, check your pms.
Hoping to attend the funeral. WW
8th Oct 2013, 02:51
Replies: 17
Views: 7,809
Posted By whirlwind

I'm surprised you haven't had any replies yet....

I'm surprised you haven't had any replies yet. I'd suggest you get in touch with the Shuttleworth Collection, who have a Comper Swift and a library that would probably welcome a donation of this...
15th Sep 2013, 21:34
Replies: 11
Views: 5,459
Posted By whirlwind

Ultranomad, I have a new Walter Mikron III, which...

Ultranomad, I have a new Walter Mikron III, which I will be installing in my homebuild project soon. Contact with the the manufacturer, Parma Technik, is unmanageably slow and unreliable and I'm...
1st Mar 2013, 05:02
Replies: 15
Views: 3,764
Posted By whirlwind

My mother flew with Cobham - see my photos on...

My mother flew with Cobham - see my photos on another forum...

Norfolk - Flying Circus c.1935 - Key Publishing Ltd Aviation Forums (http://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?t=97571)

Hdcr
7th Feb 2013, 21:10
Replies: 23
Views: 5,388
Posted By whirlwind

Welcome back GVP! Hope you're feeling a lot...

Welcome back GVP! Hope you're feeling a lot better...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Feb 2013, 23:01
Replies: 47
Views: 9,813
Posted By whirlwind

Cornish Jack you're absolutely right, although...

Cornish Jack you're absolutely right, although I'm not so sure about 'only better'. I chose my moniker because my first 2 tours were on yellow WWs. Lovely aeroplane; I have to say that I find my de...
8th Jan 2013, 17:01
Replies: 8
Views: 2,281
Posted By whirlwind

Clunckdriver, You couldn't have spent money on...

Clunckdriver,
You couldn't have spent money on a better type. Well done. My kids are likewise deprived of any chance of inheritance in a similar fashion. Check your PMs!
WW
21st Dec 2012, 16:57
Replies: 12
Views: 2,767
Posted By whirlwind

The perils of the tripewriter. I wrote turnbines...

The perils of the tripewriter. I wrote turnbines in my previous post. Obviously turbines do go round but that's not their name.

Thanks for the input chaps. I've had a few PMs, which are helpful....
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Dec 2012, 16:41
Replies: 2,703
Views: 2,173,088
Posted By whirlwind

Alan, Do the 5Ns still smell of fish in the ...

Alan,
Do the 5Ns still smell of fish in the boot?
;)

WW
20th Dec 2012, 16:13
Replies: 12
Views: 2,767
Posted By whirlwind

Agreed AgBi, but I didn't write the spec. They'd...

Agreed AgBi, but I didn't write the spec. They'd have a lot more choice with turnbines too....
20th Dec 2012, 09:43
Replies: 12
Views: 2,767
Posted By whirlwind

Survey Work Uganda

I'm posting this as a result of a query from a friend who works for one of the big UK conservation organisations. He's looking for an aircraft for animal census work in Uganda - 2 or 3 days per month...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2012, 16:56
Replies: 2,703
Views: 2,173,088
Posted By whirlwind

Ah... that'll be from the days when Bristow was a...

Ah... that'll be from the days when Bristow was a proper company, run by non-corporate heads...
17th Oct 2012, 18:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,739
Posted By whirlwind

Thank you. WW

Thank you.
WW
17th Oct 2012, 06:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,739
Posted By whirlwind

Cabin Altitude

My question is about sinus difficulties etc - when not to fly. What is cabin altitude commonly set to when crossing the Atlantic, in say, a 747? If I can't clear my ears on the ground due to a heavy...
23rd Feb 2012, 03:53
Replies: 35
Views: 6,263
Posted By whirlwind

www.felthorpe.net near Norwich. One of the pilots...

www.felthorpe.net near Norwich. One of the pilots there has a B&B - see the links page.
27th Jan 2012, 04:54
Replies: 16
Views: 3,615
Posted By whirlwind

There's a little bit of film of Bluebird G-EBTB...

There's a little bit of film of Bluebird G-EBTB in the East Anglian Film Archive here: East Anglian Film Archive: Bostock Gazette: Easter Air Display, 1928 (http://www.eafa.org.uk/catalogue/49).
WW
5th Jan 2012, 02:24
Replies: 45
Views: 10,962
Posted By whirlwind

Dick, Not exactly CFS (H), but instrumental...

Dick,

Not exactly CFS (H), but instrumental to the proper functioning of the place, what happened to Ted and Margaret and the Aircrew Feeder? Lovely pair, who taught me to that chicken curry and...
23rd Dec 2011, 04:00
Replies: 45
Views: 10,962
Posted By whirlwind

Courtney. Oh dear. It was not my intention to...

Courtney. Oh dear. It was not my intention to offend and have a slanging match, merely to encourage a few amusing stories. Clearly my memory is fading and Nasher has my apologies; obviously it was...
21st Dec 2011, 18:26
Replies: 45
Views: 10,962
Posted By whirlwind

courtney - without being rude, I'm sure Nasher is...

courtney - without being rude, I'm sure Nasher is well able to defend himself without your intervention - he was always full of bullsh*t, but then he was a Nav in former days, after all heh heh.
...
20th Dec 2011, 15:38
Replies: 45
Views: 10,962
Posted By whirlwind

Dick - sorry, but it was someone else who wrote...

Dick - sorry, but it was someone else who wrote the names on the back of my photo..

Good to hear we're all alive and kicking, if a bit greyer and fatter! Of course, I should have said Bunny James...
18th Dec 2011, 15:41
Replies: 45
Views: 10,962
Posted By whirlwind

Fantom - were you on Bunny Warren's QHI course...

Fantom - were you on Bunny Warren's QHI course then??
18th Dec 2011, 07:13
Replies: 45
Views: 10,962
Posted By whirlwind

CFS(H) - 23 yrs ago already?

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t73/helicopterdcr/Scan1.jpg

10th October 1988 and the staff of CFS(H), together with (very!) select others, have another Champagne Breakfast.

Tom Taylor,...
4th Dec 2011, 17:54
Replies: 15
Views: 3,760
Posted By whirlwind

Yes, I believe most Sundays... WW

Yes, I believe most Sundays...
WW
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