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Forum: Rotorheads
2nd May 2020, 03:29
Replies: 148
Views: 61,632
Posted By Hank195

Maritime helicopters in this class are frequently...

Maritime helicopters in this class are frequently fitted with an Automatically Deployed Emergency Locator Transmitter (ADELT) which would/could also contain memory modules for the FDR & CVR. This...
31st Jul 2015, 16:58
Replies: 4
Views: 1,212
Posted By Hank195

I had a similar problem when changing cell phones...

I had a similar problem when changing cell phones recently (could not pair the new phone). As often happens the solution turned out to be in the manual. My understanding is that the headset can...
26th Jun 2015, 16:46
Replies: 12
Views: 4,289
Posted By Hank195

Oldest Pilot

Encouraging story from AvWeb on how long one can keep flying (and you have to like his choice of aircraft).
As the saying goes: Flying promotes long life, since time spent flying is not subtracted...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th May 2013, 16:59
Replies: 9
Views: 2,370
Posted By Hank195

Interesting - and challenging. A quick look at...

Interesting - and challenging. A quick look at the claimed capibilities, exotic looks etc makes me wonder if Paul Moller is now working with Terrafugia;)

Moller M400 Skycar - Wikipedia, the free...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Nov 2012, 18:02
Replies: 60
Views: 10,421
Posted By Hank195

Peter Garrison had a recent article in Flying...

Peter Garrison had a recent article in Flying Magazine which discussed the subject (and its history). His final conclusion certainly has some truth in it - "we do not understand lift; we merely talk...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Sep 2011, 23:08
Replies: 7
Views: 5,622
Posted By Hank195

From the product description on Aero-News.net ...

From the product description on Aero-News.net


Sounds like an interesting feature
3rd Jun 2011, 18:01
Replies: 5
Views: 2,179
Posted By Hank195

I have no information on the future race...

I have no information on the future race locations - but Aero-News Network.net published a somewhat critical article on the series earlier this week.


New and Aggressive Air Racing Program...
22nd Feb 2011, 22:54
Replies: 18
Views: 20,066
Posted By Hank195

Another possibility, to help control costs, would...

Another possibility, to help control costs, would be to consider a 7ECA, same basic airframe as the 7KCAB but with less horsepower, (and fuel burn). I owned an early (1964) 7ECA which was powered by...
10th Jan 2011, 22:12
Replies: 27
Views: 10,527
Posted By Hank195

In the US, a seasonal ice runway has been...

In the US, a seasonal ice runway has been operated for many years (with FAA approval) at Alton Bay in New Hampshire. I understand they look for 12 to 14 inches of ice to open but that's more to...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jul 2010, 17:39
Replies: 56
Views: 11,955
Posted By Hank195

From the EAA's daily update on Oshkosh - (I...

From the EAA's daily update on Oshkosh - (I suspect flight time "with reserves" would not meet the JAA / FAA's definition of VFR or IFR fuel reserves:))


Watt's up at Sikorsky
By Peter Lert
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10th Jul 2010, 21:28
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By Hank195

Aircraft Parts - "you can buy better parts but...

Aircraft Parts - "you can buy better parts but you can't buy more expensive parts"
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jan 2010, 00:44
Replies: 20
Views: 8,431
Posted By Hank195

While I have no direct experience with these...

While I have no direct experience with these systems as a pilot, I have spent some time around them and may be able to answer a few of your questions.

Most systems do use electrical heater mats in...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Sep 2008, 22:44
Replies: 46
GPS
Views: 8,138
Posted By Hank195

Bendix King has recently introduced the AV8OR a...

Bendix King has recently introduced the AV8OR a new non-gramin choice to the handheld GPS market.

https://www.bendixking.com/AV8OR/AV8OR/default.html

Touch screen display and nice form factor...
26th Jun 2008, 17:09
Replies: 5
Views: 5,568
Posted By Hank195

Some good advice from BackPacker & n5296s. Years...

Some good advice from BackPacker & n5296s. Years ago I saw Duane Cole perform in his clipped wing Tcraft. The announcer was making a big point of how Duane had replace the 85 hp engine with a...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jun 2005, 23:02
Replies: 601
Views: 72,543
Posted By Hank195

There is a hoist option available for the S-92...

There is a hoist option available for the S-92 and certified for human external cargo (HEC class D).
An aft sliding upper door is fitted (permanently) instead of the normal upper clamshell door. ...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jun 2005, 23:02
Replies: 2,002
Views: 615,141
Posted By Hank195

There is a hoist option available for the S-92...

There is a hoist option available for the S-92 and certified for human external cargo (HEC class D).
An aft sliding upper door is fitted (permanently) instead of the normal upper clamshell door. ...
24th Jan 2005, 01:04
Replies: 23
Views: 3,747
Posted By Hank195

H-1 Replica

It would have been great to see the Jim Wight's H-1 replica in the movie. Very sad that such a fine aircraft and its owner met such a tragic end. A good bit of detail of the fabrication of the...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Feb 2004, 02:42
Replies: 18
Views: 2,697
Posted By Hank195

There was a recent (very rare) event in...

There was a recent (very rare) event in Connecticut (USA) where a spark from a Defibrillator caused a fire on the patient in an ambulance. This event would certainly be a concern in the confined...
21st Jan 2004, 07:01
Replies: 5
Views: 1,228
Posted By Hank195

Here is another (related) GPS method which uses...

Here is another (related) GPS method which uses the aircraft's heading as opposed to the track method used by the NTPS approach. It is fun to watch as it iterates to find the answer. Math details...
22nd Nov 2003, 00:48
Replies: 6
Views: 1,820
Posted By Hank195

For one stop shopping Aircraft Spruce is hard to...

For one stop shopping Aircraft Spruce is hard to beat. I believe they now have a branch in England (Hertfordshire). Maul Parts link (http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/lgpages/maule_parts.php)...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Aug 2003, 05:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By Hank195

Murphy at Edwards

Edward's AFB claims that Murphy's law originated there. The story is similar to the one above and can be found at:

http://www.edwards.af.mil/history/docs_html/tidbits/murphy's_law.html
26th Jul 2003, 06:30
Replies: 32
Views: 13,978
Posted By Hank195

The visibility on final is not really as bad as...

The visibility on final is not really as bad as it looks, much better than the average biplane, using the flaps helps by keeping the nose lower (they don't seem do much else other than add a bit of...
25th Jul 2003, 07:26
Replies: 32
Views: 13,978
Posted By Hank195

I had to add my (biased) opinion on the subject...

I had to add my (biased) opinion on the subject of C-180, C185 vs. C-195 as part of a fantasy air fleet. IMHO, with your stated goals of beauty, speed and capability, the C-195 is clear the winner. ...
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