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Forum: Tech Log
20th Oct 2019, 13:16
Replies: 34
Views: 15,718
Posted By widgeon

http://www.vc10.net/Files/BOAC_EngNews_3403_red.pd...

http://www.vc10.net/Files/BOAC_EngNews_3403_red.pdf

After watching the beeb doc on Rolls Royce I looked a little further into the Hyfil Blades that were one of the Major causes of the Bankruptcy ....
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2019, 11:04
Replies: 77
Views: 7,351
Posted By widgeon

how about Hatch Beauchamp near Taunton.

how about Hatch Beauchamp near Taunton.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Oct 2019, 16:18
Replies: 77
Views: 7,351
Posted By widgeon

Not quite english , but said by an englishman. ...

Not quite english , but said by an englishman.
There was a stop on the Montreal Metro named after pope pious the ninth Pie IX ( correctly pronounced pee nurf ) My friend from Warton always called...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Oct 2019, 11:10
Replies: 30
Views: 8,792
Posted By widgeon

Was she specifically dreading having her house...

Was she specifically dreading having her house hit by a helicopter ground handling wheel ?. I would say she was lucky is was not a BO105 , those things are pretty heavy .

scuse my ignorance but...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Sep 2019, 16:37
Replies: 4
Views: 2,903
Posted By widgeon

https://www.lematin.ch/suisse/helicoptere-s-ecrase...

https://www.lematin.ch/suisse/helicoptere-s-ecrase-victime/story/31808071

En Francais.
Sounds like no serious injuries.
10th Sep 2019, 16:26
Replies: 38
Views: 27,050
Posted By widgeon

One wonders of the air line will change their...

One wonders of the air line will change their name so they might not be confused with the other Max ?.:rolleyes:
22nd Aug 2019, 16:04
Replies: 19
Views: 7,097
Posted By widgeon

I had a pleasant flight as SLF in a Saab from...

I had a pleasant flight as SLF in a Saab from Sumburgh to Glasgow. I am sure if Saab ceased production there is not that great a demand for this size aircraft .


An old report but probably still...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Aug 2019, 16:21
Replies: 16
Views: 4,217
Posted By widgeon

SH284WE

And of course the one off STC only for serial # 1005 . I wonder if this AS350-D is still flying

see also
SH284WE
SH4099SW
SH4669SW
SH8780SW-D
AND sr08244RC

( Slow day at the office )
20th Jun 2019, 10:18
Replies: 29
Views: 11,136
Posted By widgeon

I recently flew 3 legs on a Icelandair 757 and...

I recently flew 3 legs on a Icelandair 757 and the comfort was great , However the one leg on a 767 was the worst flight ever . It was a leased Portugese ship with an interior designed for young...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Apr 2019, 16:34
Replies: 8
Views: 4,052
Posted By widgeon

Interesting video of parachute descent , looks...

Interesting video of parachute descent , looks like the helicopter ended up on its side . 27 MPH descent is still a wee bit to fast IMHO . But for sure it was survivable.
3rd Apr 2019, 11:35
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,283,372
Posted By widgeon

i am not sure if this was discussed earlier , was...

i am not sure if this was discussed earlier , was the stick shaker left active and the autopilot disengaged for the entire flight ( Jt 043) ?. Would this normally have warranted a more substantial...
14th Mar 2019, 16:31
Replies: 3
Views: 2,053
Posted By widgeon

ON the radio this morning it said the driver went...

ON the radio this morning it said the driver went out and bought $300 of lottery tickets as he was feeling lucky
14th Mar 2019, 10:58
Replies: 3
Views: 2,053
Posted By widgeon

close call near toronto

https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/dash-camera-captures-plane-narrowly-missing-traffic-north-of-toronto-1.4334680

Sorry If this has already been posted
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Feb 2019, 16:39
Replies: 28
Views: 2,622
Posted By widgeon

tickets

Wow big price difference for tickets after Jan 18 , I guess I should have taken more notice.

What would be best day to go ? I can drive to Atlanta in about 15 hours.

Anyone else from Toronto...
14th Jan 2019, 16:15
Replies: 37
Views: 15,329
Posted By widgeon

Etc. Includes E3 Awacs , how many on civil...

Etc. Includes E3 Awacs , how many on civil registers

None according to Wikipedia , I had thought there were a lot more built.

Faa register lists 18740,18835,18839,20177,18586,21368,20804 and...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Oct 2018, 16:49
Replies: 57
Views: 13,799
Posted By widgeon

HI At the very start of my Career I worked...

HI

At the very start of my Career I worked at Westlands at Yeovil on composites development.
We built a prototype tailboom for the scout from all Unidirectional High Modulus Carbon fibre (...
5th Mar 2018, 22:12
Replies: 3
Views: 5,872
Posted By widgeon

wanna buy a cheap Plane ??

https://www.iol.co.za/news/politics/justice-safety/canada-lent-guptas-41m-to-buy-a-jet-now-the-luxury-plane-is-missing-13608755

Can you hide one of those for long ?
20th Dec 2017, 21:36
Replies: 65
Views: 46,404
Posted By widgeon

I knew I should have worked in Austria LOL.

I knew I should have worked in Austria LOL.
17th Dec 2017, 13:40
Replies: 65
Views: 46,404
Posted By widgeon

Ref Insolvency. Having just been through it I...

Ref Insolvency.
Having just been through it I speak from experience. The secured creditors have the first call on any proceeds from sale of assets ( normally the bank ) if any thing is left after...
17th Dec 2017, 13:28
Replies: 65
Views: 46,404
Posted By widgeon

Ref Insolvency. Having just been through it I...

Ref Insolvency.
Having just been through it I speak from experience. The secured creditors have the first call on any proceeds from sale of assets ( normally the bank ) if any thing is left after...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Nov 2017, 20:42
Replies: 18
Views: 4,802
Posted By widgeon

Same level of service LOL.

Same level of service LOL.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Oct 2017, 18:09
Replies: 28
Views: 6,457
Posted By widgeon

HI if you look at the link it is taking you to...

HI if you look at the link it is taking you to airbus helicopters canada who are the STC holder. See TC web site for more details SH96-32 , I will try and attatch , I was fortunate to work there...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Oct 2017, 22:33
Replies: 18
Views: 6,088
Posted By widgeon

So is a 2002 ec120 virtually worthless ? There...

So is a 2002 ec120 virtually worthless ? There seem to be quite a few on controller
9th Aug 2017, 16:25
Replies: 14
Views: 3,028
Posted By widgeon

Talking of old prints , I worked a contract at...

Talking of old prints , I worked a contract at Shorts many years ago and some of the guys were working on part for the Canberra which I guess was still used for photo recon in the mid 80s.
The...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th May 2017, 10:27
Replies: 86
Views: 53,412
Posted By widgeon

9.9% for the cougar and trending down, what is...

9.9% for the cougar and trending down, what is the size of the fleet . Funny that the NH90 is the best of the bunch . I wonder what the Lynx figures were.
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