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Forum: Rotorheads
9th Oct 2019, 17:19
Replies: 123
Views: 144,382
Posted By BigMike

What are the pay rates for onshore UK...

What are the pay rates for onshore UK HEMS/charter work on a twin out of interest?
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Sep 2019, 09:05
Replies: 3
Views: 4,027
Posted By BigMike

It was Phil's send off yesterday in Port Moresby....

It was Phil's send off yesterday in Port Moresby.
1000+ in attendance including the current and former Prime Minister's.
He will be missed.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Sep 2019, 12:22
Replies: 3
Views: 4,027
Posted By BigMike

BK117 C-1 crash PNG

On another forum, but for those that knew him...

Media Statement Aircraft accident off the New Ireland coast, Papua New Guinea, Friday 13th September 2019

It is with great sadness we have to...
15th Sep 2019, 11:59
Replies: 14
Views: 4,040
Posted By BigMike

" The fact that an engineer was onboard to me...

" The fact that an engineer was onboard to me says mechanical"

I can only assume you are not an aviation professional with a stupid statement like that.
The accident happened going into a...
13th Sep 2019, 23:37
Replies: 14
Views: 4,040
Posted By BigMike

His name is Phil Emeck. Does not sound like a...

His name is Phil Emeck.
Does not sound like a medical event at all.
The likely cause is already known, and I will not be sharing it at this time.

Right now his family is in the process of...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2019, 21:07
Replies: 25
Views: 5,171
Posted By BigMike

For those that operate them, what is a useful...

For those that operate them, what is a useful load at SL, and altitude? Are they any good in a hot environment?
Thanks.
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2019, 14:49
Replies: 27
Views: 6,591
Posted By BigMike

I had similar issues with a 500C many years ago....

I had similar issues with a 500C many years ago. Aircraft was fitted with a C-18.
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Aug 2019, 14:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,756
Posted By BigMike

Samsung S2 8.0 running Oz Runways... current...

Samsung S2 8.0 running Oz Runways... current package runs all the PNG maps, plus Aus. Use a Ram mount set-up on the BK dash.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jul 2019, 22:56
Replies: 58
Views: 13,789
Posted By BigMike

I agree, it is personal choice, and I'm not for...

I agree, it is personal choice, and I'm not for more regulation, however due to where we fly, I have made it mandatory for our company.
We will supply a new helmet at no cost to our pilots, which...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jul 2019, 11:56
Replies: 58
Views: 13,789
Posted By BigMike

Alpha Eagle (owned by Gentex these days), and the...

Alpha Eagle (owned by Gentex these days), and the Gentex HGU-56 are both around $2000 USD ex USA, in a dual visor configuration with the usual mic/earphone set-up.
Looking at at least 4 for the...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jul 2019, 08:53
Replies: 12
Views: 2,765
Posted By BigMike

Wink " While the knowledgeable commentators offer...

" While the knowledgeable commentators offer forth on this forum, the world continues to go around..."

" not even an AOC. Pictures taken during ferry flight"

Yep, world continues to rotate......
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jul 2019, 04:17
Replies: 12
Views: 2,765
Posted By BigMike

Wink Kids photo is 60NM north of Port Moresby... other...

Kids photo is 60NM north of Port Moresby... other is AYKM
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jul 2019, 01:41
Replies: 12
Views: 2,765
Posted By BigMike

Wink It's not G-OEMT...

It's not G-OEMT...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jul 2019, 20:45
Replies: 12
Views: 2,765
Posted By BigMike

Pretty tricky to pump fuel out of them unless you...

Pretty tricky to pump fuel out of them unless you do... ;)
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jul 2019, 09:29
Replies: 1
Views: 2,329
Posted By BigMike

Wink " There is damage to the helicopter, but the...

" There is damage to the helicopter, but the extent of that damage is unclear"

Ah no, it's pretty clear...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jul 2019, 09:19
Replies: 12
Views: 2,765
Posted By BigMike

Wink Last seen in East Anglia... maybe, but not now

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1600x900/dsc_3973_1_3dbfdd7557778737f01489ae0905ab3dba9ee748.jpg
...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Mar 2019, 19:01
Replies: 113
Views: 39,075
Posted By BigMike

"Why Robinson helicopters seem to have a bad habit of crashing"

Interesting recent article from New Zealand.

https://www.noted.co.nz/currently/social-issues/robinson-helicopters-why-seem-bad-habit-crashing/
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Mar 2019, 21:53
Replies: 37
Views: 16,540
Posted By BigMike

Wasn't the pilot ex Defence Force?, so IFR rated?

Wasn't the pilot ex Defence Force?, so IFR rated?
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Feb 2019, 19:59
Replies: 104
Views: 37,367
Posted By BigMike

What is the percentage of EMS operators using NVG...

What is the percentage of EMS operators using NVG in the US currently?
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2018, 23:04
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By BigMike

Thanks. Coverage is for work/business trips,...

Thanks.
Coverage is for work/business trips, and to insure I am actually covered...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2018, 22:56
Replies: 5,668
Views: 4,116,628
Posted By BigMike

Bell 407 in the Pacific Islands...

Recent pics with a new camera...

For those interested, Canon 1Dx mk2 with Canon 70-200mm f2.8 IS
This camera is at a whole new level to my previous bodies, which included a 1 series.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2018, 22:40
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By BigMike

Pilot Evac and Medical cover overseas

Interested in who has the best global medical and evac coverage for pilots working overseas in dodgy, and not so dodgy places...
Have looked at Bupa and Baymac, any others? Recommendations?...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Oct 2018, 21:55
Replies: 10
Views: 1,930
Posted By BigMike

Franz Josef helipads on the West coast of the...

Franz Josef helipads on the West coast of the South Island is pretty busy. Mainly Squirrels and a few 500's.
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Aug 2018, 07:50
Replies: 27
Views: 5,532
Posted By BigMike

What is the cost of the retrofit to an AS350?

What is the cost of the retrofit to an AS350?
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Aug 2018, 18:12
Replies: 32
Views: 5,569
Posted By BigMike

The gentleman talking in the video is a well...

The gentleman talking in the video is a well known supercar owner, and vblogger, https://www.mrjww.com

He does own some highly desirable cars... however as Sasless says, there was much more to...
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