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Forum: Rotorheads
27th Aug 2021, 15:18
Replies: 40
Views: 7,070
Posted By malabo

Heavy, aborted takeoff, stopped and turned out of...

Heavy, aborted takeoff, stopped and turned out of any wind while still 'way out of ground effect. Settled with power, kept pulling the NR down so consequent loss of tail rotor authority and...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2021, 00:53
Replies: 47
Views: 8,771
Posted By malabo

Done more often than we think... ...

Done more often than we think...

https://youtu.be/PXWxjplPCYs
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jul 2021, 19:58
Replies: 205
Views: 57,754
Posted By malabo

In your fortunate circumstances to have a fleet,...

In your fortunate circumstances to have a fleet, why not swap gauge first (easy) and pressure sender later (harder) to see if the fault follows?

Thin ice for a pilot to make maintenance...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jun 2021, 17:46
Replies: 96
Views: 11,705
Posted By malabo

Running takeoffs are pretty common where I've...

Running takeoffs are pretty common where I've flown, both wheels and skids, when heavily loaded or in reduced RVR. Never had to in the 139 or 407, all that power I guess. Watch any fire-fighting...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jun 2021, 12:40
Replies: 47
Views: 8,771
Posted By malabo

Same as crab, sandblasted a couple of kids...

Same as crab, sandblasted a couple of kids slinging rocks at my 412 in Mog. Never saw them again. Once more at a chippy golfer that drove one over top of my landing helicopter at a driving range - I...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd May 2021, 15:24
Replies: 48
Views: 17,465
Posted By malabo

PIC assumes a pilot, looks more like a couple of...

PIC assumes a pilot, looks more like a couple of kids that learned on an iPad sim app.

Someone with sharper eyes than mine may be able to pick up more detail. Registration isn’t current.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th May 2021, 15:58
Replies: 134
Views: 11,920
Posted By malabo

Done both grass and pavement, both as student and...

Done both grass and pavement, both as student and instructor, everything from R22 to 412. Each has their risk, pavement is more uniform and predictable, but you have to ignore that horrible...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2021, 15:35
Replies: 2
Views: 1,236
Posted By malabo

Ground tug towing it through the streets of town...

Ground tug towing it through the streets of town back to the airport, must have been tempting to let it go another minute to the airport. Like 212man’s landing outside the airport fence in Brunei,...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2021, 03:24
Replies: 2
Views: 1,236
Posted By malabo

Cyclone precautionary landing Halifax

https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/mobile/cockpit-warning-forces-crew-of-cyclone-helicopter-to-land-in-park-near-halifax-1.5386590

Cyclone (FBW S92) lands in Halifax park...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Apr 2021, 15:56
Replies: 70
Views: 13,335
Posted By malabo

Sat tracking and relative value is influenced by...

Sat tracking and relative value is influenced by where you work and what you do. All SAR professionals that I have dealt with in Canada are heavily in favour of it. Every company I have worked for...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Mar 2021, 00:59
Replies: 79
Views: 22,838
Posted By malabo

Yep, watch his body language as the 169 inches...

Yep, watch his body language as the 169 inches forward - he knows bad things gonna happen.
Puma guys can sympathize.
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Mar 2021, 23:27
Replies: 79
Views: 22,838
Posted By malabo

The AAIU has already determined it was not the...

The AAIU has already determined it was not the crew’s fault. The pilot was licensed and qualified by the authority and followed the published SOP to the letter, nobody to blame.

But even less...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Mar 2021, 18:45
Replies: 242
Views: 81,007
Posted By malabo

More likely Scotia will die on the vine (no more...

More likely Scotia will die on the vine (no more 51% bleed) and CHC Babcock flourish. Taking on whatever pilots or admin it requires from Scotia, of course.
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Mar 2021, 00:16
Replies: 40
Views: 22,739
Posted By malabo

Missed the part supporting the statement of “two...

Missed the part supporting the statement of “two very experienced aviators” in the context of a helicopter accident. Was this area “confined” - in the Canadian context of the word, not Texan, and if...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Mar 2021, 03:30
Replies: 242
Views: 81,007
Posted By malabo

Jeez Ned, that is a funny video, and I know...

Jeez Ned, that is a funny video, and I know you’re thick skinned enough to enjoy it. Yeah, Songkhla.

CHC and Bristow were 1&2 on “highest cost to operate a helicopter”. Anyone with lower costs...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Mar 2021, 02:43
Replies: 11
Views: 2,983
Posted By malabo

Some not bad reporting - without a reference of...

Some not bad reporting - without a reference of distance to the nearest schoolbus - for a change. Tailrotor looks in good shape.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Mar 2021, 01:01
Replies: 11
Views: 2,983
Posted By malabo

Possibly Airspan. C-GLYO. Seen here in better...

Possibly Airspan. C-GLYO. Seen here in better times, and worse....
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Feb 2021, 04:20
Replies: 242
Views: 81,007
Posted By malabo

That’s the East Building. Used to be Corporate...

That’s the East Building. Used to be Corporate before that all got moved to Dallas 7-8 years ago. They’ve been trying to lease it out ever since - nothing new.
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Feb 2021, 14:51
Replies: 339
Views: 45,317
Posted By malabo

Rules and reality. Crab nailed it, no sub for...

Rules and reality. Crab nailed it, no sub for actually flying when you can't see the ground. And regular. And knowing what the autopilot does in what modes and what can save and what can kill you....
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Feb 2021, 20:28
Replies: 339
Views: 45,317
Posted By malabo

Many of us flew hard day/night winter/summer IFR...

Many of us flew hard day/night winter/summer IFR in old 76A models that only had a hat trim for a couple of attitude retention AP. And that was a step up from FT only 222UT that was certified...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Feb 2021, 16:19
Replies: 5
Views: 1,604
Posted By malabo

There's a few in T-hangars around here. Both on a...

There's a few in T-hangars around here. Both on a dolly and on ground handling wheels. Simply spin the blades crossways as has already been discussed. No biggie. Haven't seen one with blades tied...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jan 2021, 19:55
Replies: 339
Views: 45,317
Posted By malabo

FMS especially an old one in the 76B is...

FMS especially an old one in the 76B is insignificant for low level VFR operations. Usually the pilot just has an iPad balanced on his lap - though EASA and USCG pilots are known to have them on knee...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jan 2021, 17:31
Replies: 9
Views: 3,854
Posted By malabo

In Canada when an ELT signal is received by...

In Canada when an ELT signal is received by anyone it goes through JRCC (Joint Rescue Coordination Centre) that then notifies the local RCMP for investigation. If further resources are required it...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jan 2021, 03:00
Replies: 25
Views: 9,333
Posted By malabo

Lots of operators here do "sled" recovery in the...

Lots of operators here do "sled" recovery in the winter, helps the cash flow. Usually you land nearby and a swamper sets the load up, then you come in close so he can hook you up. Lots of slope in...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Dec 2020, 21:14
Replies: 1
Views: 1,095
Posted By malabo

Helicopter friend used to race cars and had...

Helicopter friend used to race cars and had researched using large capacitors for short burst energy both racing and in CatA, your concept updated to new battery tech is the same principle. We...
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