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Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jun 2021, 09:12
Replies: 80
Views: 15,167
Posted By jimf671

Top of my very short suspect list.

Top of my very short suspect list.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jun 2021, 11:00
Replies: 80
Views: 15,167
Posted By jimf671

In spite of vast temptation for cynicism it...

In spite of vast temptation for cynicism it should be recognised that Serco have been doing rotary aviation stuff since they were created out of RCA Service Division UK in the late 80s.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jun 2021, 14:09
Replies: 80
Views: 15,167
Posted By jimf671

Based on the plan for notification and the period...

Based on the plan for notification and the period of the delay at the start of the year, notification of the selection decision to candidates might be tomorrow(-ish).

No updates on the webpage.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th May 2021, 15:29
Replies: 16
Views: 3,386
Posted By jimf671

This is what went out from Bristow in 2014. ...

This is what went out from Bristow in 2014.
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Minimum experience and qualifications:
3 months’ previous experience on a dedicated SAR unit as a Winchman on...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th May 2021, 22:51
Replies: 1,951
Views: 1,507,739
Posted By jimf671

One the other hand, it is the best ride out...

One the other hand, it is the best ride out there. Always my favourite way home. Smoother than all the rest, with those big escape windows, jettisonable big doors, good run-dry spec, good flotation...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th May 2021, 16:48
Replies: 1,951
Views: 1,507,739
Posted By jimf671

Resonance is an interesting one. One could have...

Resonance is an interesting one. One could have different aircraft seeing different levels of risk based on random variations through acceptable tolerance in avionics settings, engine set-up, gear...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th May 2021, 14:03
Replies: 1,951
Views: 1,507,739
Posted By jimf671

Has anyone considered the resulting stresses from...

Has anyone considered the resulting stresses from combining the bearing and gear components? When one designs a gear one is principally concerned about the tooth bending stress and the contact stress...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Apr 2021, 15:55
Replies: 47
Views: 6,999
Posted By jimf671

Although the situation is, in many respects,...

Although the situation is, in many respects, quite different in Scotland, there is fund-raising to pay for operating Helimed 76 and 79 even though they operate as part of the SAS Air Wing fleet. It...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Apr 2021, 21:28
Replies: 20
Views: 8,197
Posted By jimf671

Not expected.

Not expected.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Apr 2021, 18:39
Replies: 20
Views: 8,197
Posted By jimf671

Let me help you with translation. "We are...

Let me help you with translation.

"We are not a proper business and we are much happier sucking the blood out of the defence budget."
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2021, 20:04
Replies: 206
Views: 63,602
Posted By jimf671

I think this is borne out by the financial...

I think this is borne out by the financial forecasts and results from some of these companies.
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2021, 01:42
Replies: 1,924
Views: 1,173,243
Posted By jimf671

Recent podcast. ...

Recent podcast.
https://shows.acast.com/squawk7000/episodes/chc-helicopter-in-ireland

No mention of goggles.
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Mar 2021, 00:56
Replies: 80
Views: 21,083
Posted By jimf671

The guy legging it towards the corner of the...

The guy legging it towards the corner of the hangar caught on pretty quick. Best decision-maker portrayed here!
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Mar 2021, 13:14
Replies: 1,924
Views: 1,173,243
Posted By jimf671

The way it used to be done was slipping Ordinary...

The way it used to be done was slipping Ordinary pass in Gaeilge into the job spec. Allegedly.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Mar 2021, 13:34
Replies: 80
Views: 15,167
Posted By jimf671

In the light of news of the shifting industry...

In the light of news of the shifting industry landscape in recent days, there is an interesting question added to the industry Q&A record on the MCA site.

"7.1. If we name a subcontractor in the...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Mar 2021, 13:30
Replies: 80
Views: 15,167
Posted By jimf671

I know of one operator with 135 that has them in...

I know of one operator with 135 that has them in three different equipment configurations: hoist, cargo and EOS. That'll sort of work if you are operating in a small area but across a larger area you...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2021, 14:16
Replies: 80
Views: 15,167
Posted By jimf671

They are ALL struggling companies at the moment...

They are ALL struggling companies at the moment unless they are Amazon or fake PPE companies owned by the pals of government ministers.

And keeping your people alive is never going to be a bad...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2021, 12:28
Replies: 80
Views: 15,167
Posted By jimf671

Well, actually, NO. The Government owes money to...

Well, actually, NO. The Government owes money to the Bank of England, which is effectively just another government department. So not really debt. Can't go broke. In a high value, monetarily...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2021, 07:42
Replies: 80
Views: 15,167
Posted By jimf671

Sécurité Civile have 23 bases and are...

Sécurité Civile have 23 bases and are supplemented by the Gendarmie fleet. It's the sort of organisation you have if your SRR is not much bigger than your land area and you have quite a number of...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Mar 2021, 21:38
Replies: 80
Views: 15,167
Posted By jimf671

There has of course been a bit of that going on...

There has of course been a bit of that going on already. That's why there are two AW189 bases (and previously two AW139 bases) on the south coast near large numbers of coastal and near-coastal jobs...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Mar 2021, 19:31
Replies: 80
Views: 15,167
Posted By jimf671

The H225 is optimised for long crew change...

The H225 is optimised for long crew change flights over the sea. The published 800m HOGE figure doesn't make me optimistic about its suitability for a LandSAR-dominated deployment in rocky western...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Mar 2021, 13:29
Replies: 80
Views: 15,167
Posted By jimf671

I have pointed out what I expect might be the...

I have pointed out what I expect might be the minimum and maximum mobilisation training load. I have considered what was happening in 2013-19 and I think that's fair.
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Mar 2021, 01:14
Replies: 80
Views: 15,167
Posted By jimf671

There's probably about 190 operational aircrew...

There's probably about 190 operational aircrew plus some standards folks. I know 78 of those came across through managed transition and a few other military were already Bristow/CHC or whatever and a...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Mar 2021, 21:01
Replies: 80
Views: 15,167
Posted By jimf671

Historically, the UK government has let about 20...

Historically, the UK government has let about 20 contracts for helicopter SAR and 4 of those have been won by companies NOT called Bristow.

Why might that pattern continue?

Bristow know and...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Mar 2021, 17:42
Replies: 80
Views: 15,167
Posted By jimf671

It's not to say that there is nothing to learn...

It's not to say that there is nothing to learn from the Alpine experience but so many things are different. Distances, population densities, weather conditions. The economics are not what they first...
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