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28th Aug 2019, 12:48
Replies: 21
Views: 12,719
Posted By patagonia1

Indeed, a very sad incident, moreso with a young...

Indeed, a very sad incident, moreso with a young child involved.

Is it possible to get downdrafts that strong? I have been caught in a variety at various locations across Europe but the most...
25th Jan 2019, 14:52
Replies: 2,067
Views: 2,546,089
Posted By patagonia1

It remains plausible that this was done for no...

It remains plausible that this was done for no reward. As a PPL, doing Part TIme dropzone work when any was available **if any was available** (I am aware that a few dropzones had taken on different...
23rd Jan 2019, 19:59
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Views: 2,546,089
Posted By patagonia1

He was IR(r) qualified or at least he used to be...

He was IR(r) qualified or at least he used to be and renewed it for his jump flying activities. He was a seasoned jump pilot and had ferried planes regularly to dropzones across Europe and further...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Nov 2018, 18:07
Replies: 78
Views: 11,308
Posted By patagonia1

Not many visual queues out there for night...

Not many visual queues out there for night flying.
Im a fixed wing pilot primarily, currently doing PPLH; is a night rating applicable for heli pilots? Is it part of an IR or a standalone ticket?
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jul 2017, 12:14
Replies: 156
Views: 58,128
Posted By patagonia1

I kept getting glimpses of terrain in the Farikh...

I kept getting glimpses of terrain in the Farikh videos. Not doubting his skills kept him safe on that day, but now he's dead from pushing the limit's so it's certainly not a strategy anyone should...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jul 2017, 11:14
Replies: 156
Views: 58,128
Posted By patagonia1

You wouldn't need an AI as an IFR heli pilot to...

You wouldn't need an AI as an IFR heli pilot to fly straight and level or climb all day in solid IMC?
I doubt that very much. From a FW perspective I rely on the AI or Turn Co-ordinator in the event...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jul 2017, 00:58
Replies: 156
Views: 58,128
Posted By patagonia1

Cheers. By 'these conditions' I meant solid IMC...

Cheers.
By 'these conditions' I meant solid IMC (I wasn't referring to the low altitude, I meant at a sensible altitude).
I have over 300 hours IMC pic in FW so that is a known quantity to me. In...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jul 2017, 22:24
Replies: 156
Views: 58,128
Posted By patagonia1

As an IR certified PPL(A) I will confirm the fact...

As an IR certified PPL(A) I will confirm the fact that simulated IMC is very different to proper IMC, particularly so when flying solo.
I have only flown a heli a few times under instruction (R44)...
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