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Forum: Rotorheads
1st May 2014, 23:28
Replies: 10
Views: 2,441
Posted By aquila105

Bell 412 windspeed question

Thank you Fijdor. Despite my poor explanation it seems you're the only one that understood I wasn't looking for relative wind :)
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Apr 2014, 04:33
Replies: 10
Views: 2,441
Posted By aquila105

Bell 412 question

Wind as specified by ATIS, Metar, tower advisory, windsock or a combination of the above prior to skid-earth separation.
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Apr 2014, 11:52
Replies: 10
Views: 2,441
Posted By aquila105

Take off, cruise and the mandatory IGE hover and...

Take off, cruise and the mandatory IGE hover and landing. Totti, sim doesn't count :)
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Apr 2014, 03:03
Replies: 10
Views: 2,441
Posted By aquila105

Bell 412 windspeed question

What's the highest wind speed at which you've flown a Bell 412?
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jan 2009, 18:47
Replies: 10
Views: 4,644
Posted By aquila105

The purchase/exchange is for Government use so...

The purchase/exchange is for Government use so money is a factor to a point. I've seen interagency helo exchanges for a few bucks in the past, but that applies only to the UH-60 or similarly colored...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jan 2009, 12:46
Replies: 10
Views: 4,644
Posted By aquila105

B 412HP-AW139-UH-60 performance comparison

Hello,
my company is considering the puchase of AW 139's and/or UH-60's to substitute our venerable B 412 HP's. Has anyone ever seen any side by side performance comparison? Also we have pods on...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Aug 2008, 15:37
Replies: 28
Views: 19,331
Posted By aquila105

Oman Police

Looking for a contact. Any mate flying for them?

Thanks!
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jun 2008, 14:05
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By aquila105

Possible job

Check out the NNSA, a branch of the DOE, when you reach about 1,000 hrs PIC in turbine.
They might have a job for you.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jun 2008, 19:47
Replies: 96
Views: 32,928
Posted By aquila105

I am with Mattew on this one. The reason why it...

I am with Mattew on this one. The reason why it is recommended to open the throttle all the way is that it is the only way you can be absolutely positive that you are passed the detent. Many...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jun 2008, 11:56
Replies: 22
Views: 7,004
Posted By aquila105

Yes I do mean slowly turning, but I want to say...

Yes I do mean slowly turning, but I want to say that my gut feeling is that it shouldn't be done by pushing on the blade tips, rather as close as possible to the center of rotation (shaft). I can't...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jun 2008, 13:37
Replies: 22
Views: 7,004
Posted By aquila105

Bell 412 Tail Rotor Manual Rotation

Recently I've observed a mechanic manually spinning the 412's tail rotor during a preflight.
I remember eons ago, during my initial helicopter training reading something about the fact
that this...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Feb 2008, 09:28
Replies: 4
Views: 1,485
Posted By aquila105

PHI Contract Pilot Info

Iíve recently run into an article broadly describing the Contract Pilot position with PHI
In the GOM. Wandering if any insider on the forum could provide fresh intel.
It says in the article that...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Nov 2007, 13:50
Replies: 20
Views: 3,410
Posted By aquila105

Angel Most Of You Seen It Already, But Couldn't Resist..Sorry

One fine hot summer afternoon there was a Cessna 150 flying in the pattern at a quiet country airfield. The Instructor was getting quite bothered with the student's inability to maintain altitude in...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Nov 2007, 11:54
Replies: 69
Views: 10,041
Posted By aquila105

Angel Play it again Sam

"In addition to this, the majority of us in this role have a decent(ish) military pension"

That is as relevant as saying "in addition to my wage, I get 100$ a month from my dear granny"!!
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Nov 2007, 18:24
Replies: 1,886
Views: 951,722
Posted By aquila105

139

LE, you are saying that a 412 is more expensive to maintain than say, a 139.
I am interested in your point of view and I was wondering if it could be backed up
by actual data.
Thanks!
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Nov 2007, 13:06
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By aquila105

Seems like you are on the inside and I understand...

Seems like you are on the inside and I understand they don't have any openings right now.Nevertheless, do you have any info on pay, benefits, living conditions etc.
in Sesto Calende, for future...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Nov 2007, 20:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By aquila105

CAE Sesto Calende

Hello, I am looking for fresh intel on the Sim Instructor position.
Any info on pay, benefits, living conditions and overall opinion
and point of views from insiders would be greatly appreciated.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Oct 2007, 14:46
Replies: 2
Views: 975
Posted By aquila105

CAE/AW

Hello,
I am looking for fresh intel on possible positions / working conditions etc. for the CAE/Agusta Westland sim base in Sesto Calende, as a sim instructor.
Also any POC would be immensely...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Oct 2006, 01:19
Replies: 67
Views: 7,142
Posted By aquila105

Angel The Bold Truth

Hell, I once use to date this hugly woman. I could kick her, treat her badly, sleep around, but she was always there. She was operating for very little money and never ask for more. One night, during...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Oct 2006, 11:45
Replies: 67
Views: 7,142
Posted By aquila105

Thumbs up Bell Ross

Bell Ross Space 3. Good visibility. I use the Chronometer quite often. Used a Breitling Aerospace for a while, but I am done with Quartz powered watches.
Altought fairly precise, quartz movement are...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Oct 2006, 18:19
Replies: 1
Views: 1,204
Posted By aquila105

Question BP vs PHI

I've heard a rumor that says that BP has sued PHI because not too long ago PHI asked BP for a rate increment, in order to improve pilot's benefit package and then pocketed the money, without honoring...
Forum: Middle East
26th Sep 2006, 23:07
Replies: 3
Views: 955
Posted By aquila105

Unhappy AlSalam

Bell 212/412 Thanks!
Forum: Middle East
25th Sep 2006, 15:53
Replies: 3
Views: 955
Posted By aquila105

Question Al Salam, Riyad Intel

Any fresh intel about an accompanied flight instructor's job schedule, pay, benefits and living conditions?
This is for the job (contract?) for the Royal Saudi Air Force.

Thank you in advance.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Sep 2006, 15:46
Replies: 0
Views: 644
Posted By aquila105

Question Al Salam, Riyad Info

Any fresh intel about an accompanied flight instructor living conditions, pay and overall opinion? Anybody "'been there, 'done that"??
Thanks in advance.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Sep 2006, 15:52
Replies: 1,119
Views: 313,797
Posted By aquila105

Question Gulf

One thing I forgot to include in my laundry list...What's the average salary pay increase?
I am asking that because believe it or not, there are companies out there that while offering a reasonable...
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