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Forum: Rotorheads
4th Mar 2014, 10:40
Replies: 55
Views: 20,514
Posted By Thone1

@Skadi: So do we. Maximum is RadAlt height hold...

@Skadi: So do we. Maximum is RadAlt height hold engaged when next to the ship. Everything else happens manually.

Tom
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Mar 2014, 11:14
Replies: 55
Views: 20,514
Posted By Thone1

@cfr: Autohover is not required for night...

@cfr:
Autohover is not required for night winchings. The kraut Sea King actually never uses the Aux Hover for winchings, only during transition training.

However I do agree that a slightly...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2013, 19:45
Replies: 4
Views: 3,003
Posted By Thone1

What a picture... Thanks. Tom

What a picture...

Thanks.

Tom
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Jul 2013, 18:54
Replies: 30
Views: 12,926
Posted By Thone1

Isnīt the whole idea that we use them to help EC...

Isnīt the whole idea that we use them to help EC to sell them worldwide?

Only problem is, similar to the NH-90: no one wants to buy them...

Tom
22nd Jul 2013, 20:55
22nd Jul 2013, 20:49
Replies: 86
Views: 9,661
Posted By Thone1

Congratulations! Finally..... Tom

Congratulations!

Finally.....

Tom
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jul 2013, 20:46
Replies: 30
Views: 12,926
Posted By Thone1

Itīs not what the special forces want. They...

Itīs not what the special forces want.
They were looking for something a lot smaller, more along the size of a Kiowa.
But then someone along the line thought it would be nice to get the aircraft...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jul 2013, 20:24
Replies: 29
Views: 7,772
Posted By Thone1

Strange mishap. A German Sea King once got...

Strange mishap.

A German Sea King once got itīs blades to hit the sand filter, but tipping over so that the blades hit the ground looks like a hydraulic servo malfunction to me... :confused: ...
7th Jul 2013, 20:43
Replies: 52
Views: 10,448
Posted By Thone1

@NutLosse: They will not be offered to...

@NutLosse:

They will not be offered to museums, all 8 remaining aircraft are now at Jever airbase.
Starting tomorrow, they will be scapped. Only one or two of them will be used as gate guards,...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Mar 2013, 20:58
Replies: 304
Views: 71,823
Posted By Thone1

No. As there is still not a single...

No.

As there is still not a single definition written about what the new NH-90 derivate should be able to do, those years of development apply to both types of aircraft.

Eurocopter apparently...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Mar 2013, 20:56
Replies: 92
Views: 25,659
Posted By Thone1

@as365n4: Quite simply because it is not...

@as365n4:
Quite simply because it is not required.

If a technical fault is suspected, sure enough the manufacturer of the aircraft will get notified and push out bulletins as deemed necessary. ...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2013, 21:13
Replies: 304
Views: 71,823
Posted By Thone1

As of almost two weeks ago Germany has decided to...

As of almost two weeks ago Germany has decided to not take the S-92 as a successor to the Sea King but to rely on Eurocopter to develop and deliver an NH-90 derivative of some sort.

Sikorsky has...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2013, 21:08
Replies: 12
Views: 4,137
Posted By Thone1

@Bellrider: Take it easy. Nothing out...

@Bellrider:

Take it easy.

Nothing out yet.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2013, 21:06
Replies: 1
Views: 1,413
Posted By Thone1

Even worse: The MoU states that the...

Even worse:

The MoU states that the successor to the Sea King will come from Eurocopter as well :ugh::ugh::ugh:

No one knows as of today what the exact specifications will be like.
Unlikely...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2013, 20:52
Replies: 92
Views: 25,659
Posted By Thone1

@AS365N4: Not quick but very thorough. ...

@AS365N4:

Not quick but very thorough.
They estimate mid April for the initial report.
I personally think theyīll be a week or two faster than that but it takes some pressure of the...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Mar 2013, 19:07
Replies: 12
Views: 4,137
Posted By Thone1

@Bellrider: I will.... :ok: Thomas

@Bellrider:

I will.... :ok:

Thomas
6th Mar 2013, 19:05
Replies: 95
Views: 22,526
Posted By Thone1

@JohnEacott: Copied. Can you help with...

@JohnEacott:

Copied.
Can you help with finding this incident here on PPRuNe?

Thanks,

Tom
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Mar 2013, 20:12
Replies: 12
Views: 4,137
Posted By Thone1

Looks like a work up for deployment to...

Looks like a work up for deployment to Afghanistan, fortunately both escaped with only light injuries.

Itīll be interesting to read the final accident report.
Until further notice, all German...
5th Mar 2013, 20:04
Replies: 95
Views: 22,526
Posted By Thone1

@FODPlot: Mid- to late 70s the German...

@FODPlot:

Mid- to late 70s the German Marineflieger were taking delivery of their aircraft, SK Mk 41.
At the same time, British crews would train their German counterparts, operating from...
3rd Mar 2013, 18:48
Replies: 95
Views: 22,526
Posted By Thone1

@tucumseh: German Sea King: Mk41. Radar:...

@tucumseh:
German Sea King: Mk41. Radar: SeaSpray Mk 3 with nose and rear antenna.

@all:

I did enjoy the documentary, quite personal at times, moving stories, a decent (early) farewell to one...
22nd Feb 2013, 20:09
Replies: 16
Views: 2,914
Posted By Thone1

Across the Channel they are a huge annoyance and...

Across the Channel they are a huge annoyance and an increasing risk to flight safety even apart from fake radar echoes.
Thinking about low cloud, low vis and SAR jobs, flying around under 500īis...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Feb 2013, 16:06
Replies: 40
Views: 19,409
Posted By Thone1

Sorry, Jack stall is what I was looking for. ...

Sorry, Jack stall is what I was looking for.

Thomas
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Feb 2013, 20:37
Replies: 40
Views: 19,409
Posted By Thone1

Hydraulic lock possible on the Cobra? Although...

Hydraulic lock possible on the Cobra?
Although the maneuver didnīt quite seem to be this violent.

Tom
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Feb 2013, 20:28
Replies: 304
Views: 71,823
Posted By Thone1

Annoyingly one could easily replace "Canada" with...

Annoyingly one could easily replace "Canada" with "Germany" or any other european country currently trying to resolve the aging helicopter fleet issue.
So itīs not just Sikorsky who mess it up,...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Feb 2013, 17:48
Replies: 5,650
Views: 3,186,360
Posted By Thone1

@VF: Amazing, always stunning. Be safe...

@VF:
Amazing, always stunning.

Be safe and please keep the pictures coming!
You open a window into altitudes and environments that hardly an other helicopter pilot will ever get a glimpse of....
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