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Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2019, 00:29
Replies: 104
Views: 35,358
Posted By Outwest

Don't let anyone ever tell you you can't have fog...

Don't let anyone ever tell you you can't have fog (ice fog) at -40C I have iced up badly at -40C, ice fog rising off the open sea in the Canadian arctic
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2019, 00:24
Replies: 104
Views: 35,358
Posted By Outwest

"Water can remain liquid down to -40C" ...

"Water can remain liquid down to -40C"

Really??? I guess I better go back to school, I would like to see that trick :}

Megan, I'm sure you meant " water can remain VISIBLE down to -40C" as...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Oct 2018, 04:10
Replies: 0
Views: 639
Posted By Outwest

GSI helmets

Has anyone had any experience with these helmets https://aviationhelmets.com/helmet
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Aug 2018, 23:10
Replies: 52
Views: 7,468
Posted By Outwest

Agree about the dolly, but seems strange that at...

Agree about the dolly, but seems strange that at one point the a/c is in a fairly stable hover when it all goes for [email protected]#T again......
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Aug 2018, 16:49
Replies: 52
Views: 7,468
Posted By Outwest

What is the white object in the area of the...

What is the white object in the area of the pilots seat? Is that just his t-shirt or is that a flight helmet? Wondering if there was something interfering with the controls....
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jul 2018, 00:08
Replies: 56
Views: 18,520
Posted By Outwest

The guy has good hands and feet for sure, very...

The guy has good hands and feet for sure, very smooth.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jul 2018, 02:18
Replies: 21
Views: 2,741
Posted By Outwest

Tie cargo nets over the wings and elevators.

Tie cargo nets over the wings and elevators.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jun 2018, 14:56
Replies: 19
Views: 3,596
Posted By Outwest

If the new Premier of Ontario stands by his word...

If the new Premier of Ontario stands by his word this may all be a mute point anyway....
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jun 2018, 03:30
Replies: 19
Views: 3,596
Posted By Outwest

1. Hahaah.....we had who we had. 2. I never said...

1. Hahaah.....we had who we had. 2. I never said I did the landings from cross cockpit did I ?
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jun 2018, 03:23
Replies: 19
Views: 3,596
Posted By Outwest

I think some of you guys are either missing the...

I think some of you guys are either missing the point or never worked in foreign lands where there were no "other" guys.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jun 2018, 14:18
Replies: 19
Views: 3,596
Posted By Outwest

Some very old and established Canadian operators...

Some very old and established Canadian operators have pretty much always swapped seats with the FO, for a number of reasons, one of which Malabo has already pointed out. I know that not everyone on...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jun 2018, 03:13
Replies: 19
Views: 3,596
Posted By Outwest

For a tough left side landing offshore at night...

For a tough left side landing offshore at night on a pitching deck you'd be damn sure the experienced guy sat on the left for the whole trip. :ok:
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Apr 2018, 23:39
Replies: 16
Views: 3,355
Posted By Outwest

Yes, from Halifax. The machine came to Halifax...

Yes, from Halifax. The machine came to Halifax from the UK by ship.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Apr 2018, 20:27
Replies: 1,885
Views: 783,896
Posted By Outwest

You may have misunderstood my intent or I was not...

You may have misunderstood my intent or I was not clear enough. I definitely don't agree with the use of the Tq limiter for day to day operations. I was suggesting it's use ONLY while doing this sort...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Apr 2018, 17:27
Replies: 16
Views: 3,355
Posted By Outwest

I ferried that old girl to Venezuela over the...

I ferried that old girl to Venezuela over the Christmas holidays 2001. If memory serves she was at 54,000 hours at that time.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Apr 2018, 17:05
Replies: 1,885
Views: 783,896
Posted By Outwest

He was a very experienced pilot, although not...

He was a very experienced pilot, although not offshore.

Yes, actually if memory serves it was 125% but only for a sec before I could get the collective down.

Yeah...hindsight is 20/20. The...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Apr 2018, 13:32
Replies: 1,885
Views: 783,896
Posted By Outwest

Hi Geoff, although I agree with you on your...

Hi Geoff, although I agree with you on your thoughts about the use of the Tq limiter for normal ops, I do think there is a place for it.
I was doing night rig training once where the candidate was...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Mar 2018, 14:28
Replies: 152
Views: 29,329
Posted By Outwest

This reminds me of an accident that happened in...

This reminds me of an accident that happened in the early 80's in BC. At the companies main base the ramp space was limited and spots to land to be able to reach the fuel hose were also limited. A...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Feb 2018, 22:10
Replies: 14
Views: 1,792
Posted By Outwest

Or the country specific authority. Canada does...

Or the country specific authority. Canada does not allow SP IFR (rotary) so if IFR, 2 crew are required and the PIC must have an ATPL.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Dec 2017, 13:02
Replies: 40
Views: 7,037
Posted By Outwest

Just do this and all those problems go away.... ...

Just do this and all those problems go away....

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Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2017, 14:14
Replies: 28
Views: 5,981
Posted By Outwest

:ok: Couldn't agree more

:ok: Couldn't agree more
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Oct 2017, 19:58
Replies: 28
Views: 5,981
Posted By Outwest

You may be right about how that all came about,...

You may be right about how that all came about, my memory from 40 years ago is a bit foggy ;)

Taller guys did better with the right seat hole in the floor and bubble window but shorter guys like...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Oct 2017, 16:31
Replies: 28
Views: 5,981
Posted By Outwest

I can tell you that back in the 80's when the...

I can tell you that back in the 80's when the Astar first came to Canada the company I was working for had bubble doors and arm rests made for the left side. We did long line work with them for a...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Sep 2017, 15:32
Replies: 50
Views: 19,380
Posted By Outwest

So pretty much a vertical decent with almost zero...

So pretty much a vertical decent with almost zero RRPM.....I can only think of 2 things that would have that result. MGB seizure or collective up with a loss of power. The report saying that the MGB...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Sep 2017, 15:27
Replies: 24
Views: 4,441
Posted By Outwest

I'm pretty sure I know who tasspook is and I'm...

I'm pretty sure I know who tasspook is and I'm pretty sure he still works there.....
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