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Forum: Rotorheads
25th Aug 2019, 21:32
Replies: 66
Views: 22,418
Posted By helmet fire

Yep, wire markers would be cheaper...for that set...

Yep, wire markers would be cheaper...for that set of wires! How many wires do you mark before a database is cheaper?
yep, telling him about the wires and doing a good map recede is the go. How many...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Aug 2019, 01:43
Replies: 66
Views: 22,418
Posted By helmet fire

PC1 should only apply to high capacity and...

PC1 should only apply to high capacity and hostile pads, and it is not a profile.
i do not know Greek rules, or what the exact operation was, so not sure if PC2 might be required.
Regardless, Cat A...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th May 2018, 06:45
Replies: 102
Views: 89,794
Posted By helmet fire

CareFlight are seeking a Darwin based pilot on...

CareFlight are seeking a Darwin based pilot on the AFAP website:

Helicopter Pilot – ME IFR, NVG HEMS and SAR Captain

Competitive remuneration + salary packaging
Permanent, full-time...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2018, 10:21
Replies: 183
Views: 56,612
Posted By helmet fire

gulliBell, you are completely right that the...

gulliBell, you are completely right that the factors surrounding the new type should be considered and I am absolutely sure they will.

A simple recap of the differences between co-incidence,...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2018, 02:12
Replies: 183
Views: 56,612
Posted By helmet fire

Absolutely spot on Tibbsy. Understanding this...

Absolutely spot on Tibbsy.
Understanding this affects many of the posts above. Please look it up guys and gals, it will change the way you view such posts.

And it will show you why the AnFi...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Sep 2016, 01:39
Replies: 44
Views: 8,731
Posted By helmet fire

Great news Nick. Thinking of you!

Great news Nick. Thinking of you!
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jul 2015, 23:42
Replies: 86
Views: 10,245
Posted By helmet fire

Comparing airlines to helicopters..... not again....

Comparing airlines to helicopters..... not again.

If you want higher safety levels in helicopters, then let's stop buggering around with engine failure and tackle what is really killing us.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2015, 13:49
Replies: 17
Views: 2,289
Posted By helmet fire

Sounds logical, but this is not played out in the...

Sounds logical, but this is not played out in the outcomes....Unfortunately, 3 out of the 3 CFIT in the 139 (ok, one was not "controlled") involved flight over flat terrain. And multiple aural...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2015, 07:57
Replies: 282
Views: 62,456
Posted By helmet fire

hearing you TC, ......and it is almost time for...

hearing you TC, ......and it is almost time for the LTE v LTA to start up again...

:}
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2015, 02:07
Replies: 17
Views: 2,289
Posted By helmet fire

To Regulators and Manufacturers - CFIT

Philosophical musing time:

Given that the vast majority of our accidents are CFIT and so very few are engine failure related; AND
Given that CFIT almost never happens when pilots can see the...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2015, 01:27
Replies: 60
Views: 45,177
Posted By helmet fire

Re the Garmin cockpit: I would love a whole...

Re the Garmin cockpit: I would love a whole thread on aspects of what I am about to post, but thought that you may find this interesting Dick - especially with the passion you bring to change. I...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Mar 2014, 15:53
Replies: 71
Views: 16,412
Posted By helmet fire

Has anyone got the footage to show? I...

Has anyone got the footage to show?
I understood it was caught on the TV network security camera.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2014, 17:50
Replies: 180
Views: 30,368
Posted By helmet fire

Ok, why can I fly a B205 hydraulics off, but not...

Ok, why can I fly a B205 hydraulics off, but not a Bell 412?

As for the insults, they are more an "old timers" joke...... We have not had this much fun since THE Lu Zukerman (of the famous Lu...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Mar 2014, 21:06
Replies: 180
Views: 30,368
Posted By helmet fire

Jack stall or servo transparency ...... they were...

Jack stall or servo transparency ...... they were actually also contributing factors of the Zuckerman Effect if I recall properly.

This is scary. And now I can't stop that song AC.....

One...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Mar 2014, 14:37
Replies: 180
Views: 30,368
Posted By helmet fire

Exactly! So next time you know, when having...

Exactly!

So next time you know, when having dynamic roll over, ensure your cyclic reaction is either fore or aft, do not lower the lever and create a massive shift in angular momentum that will...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Mar 2014, 06:27
Replies: 180
Views: 30,368
Posted By helmet fire

:8. :8. :8 This thread reminds me of another...

:8. :8. :8

This thread reminds me of another phenomena applicable to helicopter flight theory - what we liked to call the Lu Zuckerman effect.

Remember the fun?

This effect more than...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Mar 2014, 15:00
Replies: 180
Views: 30,368
Posted By helmet fire

There is no disk!!!!!!!! There is only a set of...

There is no disk!!!!!!!! There is only a set of free to flap and feather blades.

The blade is merely a wing. It reacts to pitch and velocity.

When pitch or velocity changes, the lift forces...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Mar 2014, 14:13
Replies: 180
Views: 30,368
Posted By helmet fire

Yes, I think that is almost correct.... The rotor...

Yes, I think that is almost correct.... The rotor system is individual blades flying individual paths, the gyro is a solid, single piece.
The rotor system is not a special system in terms of...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Mar 2014, 14:02
Replies: 180
Views: 30,368
Posted By helmet fire

Angular momentum is a red herring....that means...

Angular momentum is a red herring....that means it is not relevant to the discussion at hand, it doesn't mean I should stick my tongue on a bicycle wheel/gyroscope to see if it is real.
Yes, it is...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Mar 2014, 13:11
Replies: 180
Views: 30,368
Posted By helmet fire

I think we are almost there..... Do you precess...

I think we are almost there.....
Do you precess a gyro, or does a gyro precess?

Angular momentum is a red herring.
Sounds like we are going to embed ourselves in the "centrifugal is a real...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Mar 2014, 00:38
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,067,537
Posted By helmet fire

Forget NVG as nothing more than a convenient...

Forget NVG as nothing more than a convenient whipping boy. The colours and displays are generally better in NVG equipped acft than non equipped. The EC135 has a great NVG cockpit. If you want to...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Feb 2014, 18:31
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,067,537
Posted By helmet fire

I think finally someone has said...

I think finally someone has said it......skyrangerpro



There are no new accidents... Old Jungle Saying.

I recall a BK117 double flame out in the USA due to the pilot leaving primes on and...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Feb 2014, 07:57
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,067,537
Posted By helmet fire

:D :D :D Agree 100% RD At the centre of...

:D :D :D

Agree 100% RD

At the centre of this there will be a lack of cognitive processing space available at a critical time. What will be instructive is why. What will be certain is that it...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Feb 2014, 01:54
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,067,537
Posted By helmet fire

Helicopter certification standards must permit...

Helicopter certification standards must permit RRPM to be recoverable by a "reasonable" pilot and that generally means at least 2 seconds must be available. When flying an incredibly reliable twin,...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jan 2014, 22:02
Replies: 89
Views: 30,917
Posted By helmet fire

Two pilots is not protection from wire strike and...

Two pilots is not protection from wire strike and using a single point event such as this one as evidence is not justifiable.

There have been a significant number of two pilot wire strikes (and...
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