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Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2020, 19:42
Replies: 17
Views: 4,233
Posted By helimutt

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As she now sits. She flew very smoothly and was a fast 76...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2020, 10:35
Replies: 17
Views: 4,233
Posted By helimutt

S76A++ end of the road????

I see this old girl is now up for sale with GPW Aviation. S76A++ 30 years of reliable service and only 6054hrs. The end of an...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Aug 2020, 06:56
Replies: 24
Views: 4,252
Posted By helimutt

Thank you for the reply. Interesting that you say...

Thank you for the reply. Interesting that you say in the current climate. Helicopter usage would appear to be picking up again and remember, we arenít commercial fixed wing pilots (well, not all of...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Aug 2020, 11:12
Replies: 24
Views: 4,252
Posted By helimutt

UK Helicopter Payscales in 2020

I know this is often a subject that many donít wish to discuss, and thatís understandable, but can we have some sort of discussion on the way the industry has historically decided payscales? ...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jul 2020, 09:38
Replies: 30
Views: 4,168
Posted By helimutt

Ok, I just watched an american instructor...

Ok, I just watched an american instructor carrying out an initial r22 lesson with a very able jet pilot (go watch it on YouTube if you want to know, IMHO, how not to do an r22 first lesson) and the...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jun 2020, 14:15
Replies: 111
Views: 10,184
Posted By helimutt

I guess this comes from the offshore world...

I guess this comes from the offshore world teaching inexperienced pilots how to be gentle on the controls but what else do people think of the following type of approach? More a Heli deck type of...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jun 2020, 06:49
Replies: 111
Views: 10,184
Posted By helimutt

Oh the joys of a modern autopilot. Some you have...

Oh the joys of a modern autopilot. Some you have to engage IAS and DECEL for such a smooth approach. :)


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Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jun 2020, 08:00
Replies: 48
Views: 29,838
Posted By helimutt

Good rumour but i'm pretty sure it's only that.

Good rumour but i'm pretty sure it's only that.
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Apr 2020, 19:52
Replies: 24
Views: 3,185
Posted By helimutt

Double Bogey would be an ideal candidate, ticks...

Double Bogey would be an ideal candidate, ticks the necessary boxes in the advert. He could even be kept on as TRI/TRE once he hits 60? Wouldn’t that be sensible? Does NPAS do sensible? Apparently...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Apr 2020, 19:48
Replies: 6
Views: 1,653
Posted By helimutt

FNW, ApolloHeli is correct. You do the PBN theory...

FNW, ApolloHeli is correct. You do the PBN theory and sim check at Kemble. Our company did 5 last year as some of the first through the system there. They now offer a remote theory element and the...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Apr 2020, 09:47
Replies: 13
Views: 2,614
Posted By helimutt

They could, but as Iím sure you already know,...

They could, but as Iím sure you already know, they wont.
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Apr 2020, 09:44
Replies: 6
Views: 1,653
Posted By helimutt

Try contacting Starspeed at Kemble. They do a...

Try contacting Starspeed at Kemble. They do a remote learning course and use the sim they have for the check ride element. I used them last year when they first started the course.
I think that all...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Feb 2020, 08:09
Replies: 756
Views: 805,346
Posted By helimutt

Ive read some garbage on this thread and some...

Ive read some garbage on this thread and some very interesting useful stuff. Unfortunately with your comments, I have to agree with SASless. The AP is there to make the machine easier to fly. Switch...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Feb 2020, 12:36
Replies: 756
Views: 805,346
Posted By helimutt

I have seen the 76 flight director fail to...

I have seen the 76 flight director fail to acquire ALT in the climb on more occasions than I can remember. Iíve also seen the whole flight director just decouple and lights go out with zero warning....
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Feb 2020, 12:32
Replies: 756
Views: 805,346
Posted By helimutt

ASI normal for a 76 in the cruise when you...

ASI normal for a 76 in the cruise when you compare it to this pic:-
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Forum: Rotorheads
12th Feb 2020, 15:46
Replies: 756
Views: 805,346
Posted By helimutt

This talk of a passenger decoupling the autopilot...

This talk of a passenger decoupling the autopilot can be pretty much discounted. Theyíd have to either press two buttons on the centre console and disengage both channels or reach across and press...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Feb 2020, 08:44
Replies: 756
Views: 805,346
Posted By helimutt

Iíd actually say from the door cam sound...

Iíd actually say from the door cam sound recording that the S76 in question wasnít moving that quickly. So, you have two differing opinions. Different people hear different things.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Feb 2020, 14:07
Replies: 756
Views: 805,346
Posted By helimutt

ive listened to the clip a fair few times now and...

ive listened to the clip a fair few times now and there does seem to be a barely perceptible rise and fall in sound from the tail rotor, but is it just the recording effect, or something else? It...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jan 2020, 07:50
Replies: 756
Views: 805,346
Posted By helimutt

Iím sorry but that is not the accident aircraft...

Iím sorry but that is not the accident aircraft or anything like it.

I canít see the fog and high ground? Or am I missing something? But I guess thereís always one. If you read my post correctly...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jan 2020, 06:29
Replies: 756
Views: 805,346
Posted By helimutt

Itís all very well trying to exonerate the pilot....

Itís all very well trying to exonerate the pilot. Itís all very well for pilots to hope that it was an equipment failure rather than a fellow pilots shortcomings, which in turn could mean they could...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jan 2020, 20:05
Replies: 756
Views: 805,346
Posted By helimutt

A Climb into cloud and a 180 degree turn is not...

A Climb into cloud and a 180 degree turn is not the norm for an IR rated pilot, no.
as for lift vectors ? Nope

your questions?
1. He was svfr and most likely caught out by going imc low level...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jan 2020, 21:58
Replies: 756
Views: 805,346
Posted By helimutt

FR24, unreliable with signals in a hilly area. I...

FR24, unreliable with signals in a hilly area. I wouldn’t take too much from the info given. What it does show is an increase in speed right at the last moment and a decrease in altitude (dive?) but...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jan 2020, 09:59
Replies: 20
Views: 4,181
Posted By helimutt

Under Discussion heading. Iím going out on...

Under Discussion heading.

Iím going out on a limb here but I donít like the way the second and third paragraph are written in that report under the ĎDiscussioní heading. I think they are slightly...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jan 2020, 20:59
Replies: 90
Views: 47,589
Posted By helimutt

You came on in support of him. Not me. I don't...

You came on in support of him. Not me. I don't even know the guy, and to be honest, talking the way he did, i'm not sure i'd want to. ('do you know who I am?' kind of talking doesn't impress me im...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jan 2020, 12:55
Replies: 90
Views: 47,589
Posted By helimutt

Careful. Don't upset him. he's a cyber security...

Careful. Don't upset him. he's a cyber security expert. Audrey is maybe not helping things.
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