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Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jun 2021, 17:58
Replies: 27
Views: 7,022
Posted By Rotorbee

What a loss. I lost the bet to him - those who...

What a loss. I lost the bet to him - those who read his book know which one - and I wrote him that alas I was too far away, I would not be able to buy him a beer. Well, a few weeks later he was in my...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jan 2021, 10:46
Replies: 46
Views: 19,434
Posted By Rotorbee

Normally I would agree, but in this case, they...

Normally I would agree, but in this case, they are using that hook that can swivel the load around to align it correctly on the roof, without having to use lines with people pulling the load to the...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2020, 21:13
Replies: 51
Views: 14,491
Posted By Rotorbee

Well, since we opened that can of worms. I am a...

Well, since we opened that can of worms.
I am a developer in my second life. Years ago, when Apple changed to Intel, I switched too, because frankly I hate to tinker with operating systems, but...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Sep 2019, 09:52
Replies: 8
Views: 5,193
Posted By Rotorbee

Well, the article says, it hit a heavy steel...

Well, the article says, it hit a heavy steel cable. On the picture you see that the top cable is still under tension and therefore probably not broken. Anyway, top cables today - well here where I...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Sep 2019, 05:59
Replies: 8
Views: 5,193
Posted By Rotorbee

Apache cuts powerline in Germany

Near Windelsbach in Germany a Apache ran in a powerline. It landed with quite a bit of damage nearby. Apparently its a training area for the US-Army and they quite often fly under the power line....
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Sep 2019, 07:45
Replies: 9
Views: 1,611
Posted By Rotorbee

Yup, online FIRCs work pretty well. I used them...

Yup, online FIRCs work pretty well. I used them many times and it keeps me to a certain degree up to date.
AOPA has a helicopter FIRC as has King Schools. The others are fixed wing but work, too.
I...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Aug 2019, 07:51
Replies: 38
Views: 10,327
Posted By Rotorbee

What do you think? Would not make a lot of sense...

What do you think? Would not make a lot of sense to lean to loose performance.


No, actually not, it isn't a tip at all, just a fact. Many R22s out there that live at higher altitudes are always...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Aug 2019, 07:08
Replies: 38
Views: 10,327
Posted By Rotorbee

I know quite a few helicopter pilots who are just...

I know quite a few helicopter pilots who are just afraid to fly higher than 500ft. I personally have worked my way up (yes, I am afraid of heights). Been there, done that, 14'000ft in a R22. Looking...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th May 2019, 07:57
Replies: 165
Views: 67,099
Posted By Rotorbee

It still shows no sign of an experimental...

It still shows no sign of an experimental registration. I suppose, for EASA/LBA that thing is still a drone or model aircraft, albeit a large one. Though, they can do whatever they want.
Hovering is...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th May 2019, 09:14
Replies: 5,651
Views: 3,419,576
Posted By Rotorbee

I am with Senior Pilot here. RotorBabe, you do...

I am with Senior Pilot here. RotorBabe, you do not help VF's case. Talking about discrimination is going too far.
I do not know, what the problem is between PPrune and VF. I only know, that I miss...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Feb 2019, 06:49
Replies: 5,651
Views: 3,419,576
Posted By Rotorbee

Dear gulliBell Would you mind to ask VF, if you...

Dear gulliBell
Would you mind to ask VF, if you could reveal the big secret you are hiding from us? One more hint and I track you down and ... and ... and I paint your fingernails pink ... with blue...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Feb 2019, 10:20
Replies: 5,651
Views: 3,419,576
Posted By Rotorbee

Dear mods, I think, if a helicopter pilot posts...

Dear mods,
I think, if a helicopter pilot posts pictures of his daily life on his job, including yoga, food and a lot of cool helicopter shoots, it is still about a helicopter pilots life. What...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Nov 2018, 13:35
Replies: 47
Views: 6,054
Posted By Rotorbee

Dear SASless May I remind you, that the term...

Dear SASless
May I remind you, that the term "death panels" are a invention of your own Sarah Palin, talking about a very important bill in your own country? May I also remind you, that in a famous...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Nov 2018, 07:13
Replies: 47
Views: 6,054
Posted By Rotorbee

In Switzerland we have the REGA...

In Switzerland we have the REGA (https://www.rega.ch/en/home.aspx). I pay CHF 70 for the whole family and that covers helicopter rescue in Switzerland and repatriation by either airline or their own...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Sep 2018, 05:42
Replies: 5,651
Views: 3,419,576
Posted By Rotorbee

Hi VF, I never said it was at TR failure, I just...

Hi VF, I never said it was at TR failure, I just said that they train like crazy for it. As soon it starts spinning they chop the throttle. Regardless what caused the trouble. And from that height,...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Sep 2018, 10:29
Replies: 5,651
Views: 3,419,576
Posted By Rotorbee

I don't know, but watching the last second before...

I don't know, but watching the last second before impact, I think the pilot pulled quite a bit collective ... at least what was left, because he fell from almost HOGE hight. The sound also shows,...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jul 2018, 14:29
Replies: 22
Views: 6,586
Posted By Rotorbee

Not Bernese, that one one can learn, it's...

Not Bernese, that one one can learn, it's "Walliserdiitsch". Takes years and years of study and you will never speak it right ... or understand it right.
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jul 2018, 08:35
Replies: 22
Views: 6,586
Posted By Rotorbee

Don‘t bet on it.

Don‘t bet on it.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jul 2018, 08:07
Replies: 201
Views: 30,488
Posted By Rotorbee

So ... you know the guy? Ag turn? I thought we...

So ... you know the guy?
Ag turn? I thought we agreed on wing over?
I am absolutely sure, that this is a normal workday for that pilot. No doubt about it, but the region does not ask for this kind...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jul 2018, 16:41
Replies: 201
Views: 30,488
Posted By Rotorbee

I am with aheoe26104. I think I know, which...

I am with aheoe26104. I think I know, which company it is and if this is true, they are neither test pilots nor military trained for such manoeuvres. They are just very high time pilots, who probably...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jul 2018, 09:20
Replies: 74
Views: 22,977
Posted By Rotorbee

I chatted once with Rainer Wilke (the one who...

I chatted once with Rainer Wilke (the one who trained Chuck Aaron and Aaron Fitzgerald) and he said too, that the Flying Bulls BO105 are pretty much standard and the only civil helicopters certified...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jul 2018, 13:27
Replies: 201
Views: 30,488
Posted By Rotorbee

@Crab: We all know, what you have done as a...

@Crab: We all know, what you have done as a pilot. Quite impressive certainly, (that last sentence in that other post wasn't meant to you BTW).
If you have done it legally, why do you give the...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jul 2018, 07:54
Replies: 201
Views: 30,488
Posted By Rotorbee

It was It wasn't and G load isn't the only...

It was

It wasn't and G load isn't the only limiting factor.

Well, yes and rightfully so, because too many people die doing "fun" stuff with toys which are not intended for "fun" stuff.
@CRAB...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jul 2018, 06:41
Replies: 201
Views: 30,488
Posted By Rotorbee

Banks over 60? Check Pitch attitude over 30?...

Banks over 60? Check
Pitch attitude over 30? Check
"Aerobatic flight means an intentional maneuver involving an abrupt change in an aircraft's attitude, an abnormal attitude, or abnormal...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jun 2018, 07:55
Replies: 2
Views: 2,321
Posted By Rotorbee

Unfortunately the 54 years old pilot died in the...

Unfortunately the 54 years old pilot died in the accident.
My condolences to the family and friends.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th May 2018, 09:09
Replies: 1,566
Views: 1,707,324
Posted By Rotorbee

What is "basic econimics" for you? Who else...

What is "basic econimics" for you? Who else should he target?
Economics happen to be not very scientific and a lot of guesswork. It worked out for Robinson, but not as he expected. It did not work...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd May 2018, 07:57
Replies: 1,566
Views: 1,707,324
Posted By Rotorbee

Neither do those low time instructors who teach...

Neither do those low time instructors who teach on a Cabri or the 300.

I don't think that there are many R22 fanatics out there. Most of us are aware of the shortcomings of Franks ships. The...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st May 2018, 10:55
Replies: 16
Views: 4,213
Posted By Rotorbee

Ups, my bad.

Ups, my bad.
Forum: Rotorheads
1st May 2018, 05:12
Replies: 16
Views: 4,213
Posted By Rotorbee

I think it is gone: ...

I think it is gone:
https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=189860
september 6 2016. Unfortunately three fatalities during a test flight.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Apr 2018, 09:34
Replies: 165
Views: 67,099
Posted By Rotorbee

I clicked trough the website a bit more in depth...

I clicked trough the website a bit more in depth and I am not sure, but somehow I have the impression the team isn't the same as in the beginning. I think to remember on the old site that the...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Dec 2017, 11:04
Replies: 16
Views: 4,268
Posted By Rotorbee

Crab, exactly. And with the highway in the sky...

Crab, exactly. And with the highway in the sky they can't tell the difference between the XBox and cockpit. Just fly through the boxes. Won't get any points for the number of boxes, though.
I just...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Dec 2017, 08:57
Replies: 16
Views: 4,268
Posted By Rotorbee

Crab, good point, that is the same problem for...

Crab, good point, that is the same problem for pedestrians, drivers and pilots. Only, you can not turn the clock back. I like maps and I am still able to read them, but when you see how many people...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Dec 2017, 06:36
Replies: 16
Views: 4,268
Posted By Rotorbee

Don't let yourself be pulled in the "I hate ........

Don't let yourself be pulled in the "I hate ..... products" discussion. It really depends on what you want to do. I for example, as a professional developer, I really do like Linux servers (Android...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Dec 2017, 06:12
Replies: 147
Views: 22,165
Posted By Rotorbee

My dear Fijdor I am so sorry, that I have...

My dear Fijdor I am so sorry, that I have offended you. I can not deny the fact, that English is not my mother tongue. You should hear me speak, my accent is truly horrible. In all the three...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Dec 2017, 10:31
Replies: 147
Views: 22,165
Posted By Rotorbee

I could not agree more, but we have also to think...

I could not agree more, but we have also to think about the common student pilot who does not have (yet) the background needed to understand the fine differences.
We as FIs can not prepare them for...
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