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Forum: Rotorheads
18th Oct 2019, 06:15
Replies: 16
Views: 2,931
Posted By 206 jock

I think you need to re-read the bottom line of...

I think you need to re-read the bottom line of the first page....
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Oct 2019, 13:44
Replies: 32
Views: 5,938
Posted By 206 jock

Chincock? Bellend JetBanger?

Chincock?

Bellend JetBanger?
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Oct 2019, 10:13
Replies: 16
Views: 2,931
Posted By 206 jock

Well, this is the original bombshell letter, way...

Well, this is the original bombshell letter, way back in 2006.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Oct 2019, 06:37
Replies: 16
Views: 2,931
Posted By 206 jock

Only if they also have the right release...

Only if they also have the right release paperwork. Sadly this has been a ticking timebomb for at least 12 years. I shed an emotional but grateful tear when I sold mine in 2008.

Unfortunately you...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Sep 2019, 16:14
Replies: 191
Views: 42,772
Posted By 206 jock

I emailed my application last week (get it in...

I emailed my application last week (get it in place before the b-word...)

I received a reply today advising me to send it by post to

Préfecture de Police de Paris
Direction des transports et...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Apr 2019, 14:51
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By 206 jock

I think most owners use brokers so they don't...

I think most owners use brokers so they don't have to deal directly with skid-kickers, dreamers and wannabees. Commissions are not that onerous, generally.

Probably the nearest thing to what you...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Jan 2019, 12:48
Replies: 42
Views: 21,599
Posted By 206 jock

Looks like it is grounded. For two reasons! ...

Looks like it is grounded. For two reasons!

https://www.wiltshireairambulance.co.uk/statement-from-wiltshire-air-ambulance/
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Dec 2018, 11:37
Replies: 42
Views: 7,077
Posted By 206 jock

The Bell doesn't need rebuilding every 12 years....

The Bell doesn't need rebuilding every 12 years. The Robinson is cheaper to buy.

The Bell doesn't really depreciate, but costs more to maintain annually. The Robinson seems to depreciate with age...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Oct 2018, 07:14
Replies: 22
Views: 4,270
Posted By 206 jock

It is much the same in the UK. Once the callsign...

It is much the same in the UK. Once the callsign is changed to Alpha, the controllers know it is an emergency and the pilot has ultimate choose of landing site. In this case, the patient - according...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2018, 16:14
Replies: 22
Views: 4,270
Posted By 206 jock

Oooh, you're a proper charmer Radgirl. I'm sure...

Oooh, you're a proper charmer Radgirl. I'm sure the trained dispatcher made the decision to send in the air ambulance for good reason. Still, I suppose it is possible that they don't know as much as...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Oct 2018, 10:09
Replies: 0
Views: 689
Posted By 206 jock

Shared ownership of Bell JetRanger in Northern Home Counties

I'm sure a few of us looked Nigel's thread about Yorkshire and thought 'wow, wish I lived a bit closer'. So I thought I'd join in the fun: well-specced JetRanger with good comp times that's not being...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Aug 2018, 08:40
Replies: 163
Views: 38,824
Posted By 206 jock

And don't forget, even Elon Musk can't change the...

And don't forget, even Elon Musk can't change the laws of physics: to propel an object into the air will always take the same number of electrons and it takes time and infrastructure to put electrons...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Aug 2018, 20:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By 206 jock

Helicodger, is that still BH and his elastic...

Helicodger, is that still BH and his elastic version of reality? He pulled the same stunt on me 8 years ago! Every excuse except a plague of locusts. I ended up with 2 half finished units, a local...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2018, 10:14
Replies: 12
Views: 2,225
Posted By 206 jock

I couldn't disagree with you more. You file the...

I couldn't disagree with you more. You file the notification before you set off: when you talk to the controllers, they are aware of your details and it makes obtaining the clearance much more likely...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2018, 06:50
Replies: 7
Views: 1,062
Posted By 206 jock

2nd vote for Dave Flackwell, although I think he...

2nd vote for Dave Flackwell, although I think he is more into David Clark and Peltor. He has repaired a couple for me. And he has a helipad!
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Aug 2018, 20:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,532
Posted By 206 jock

Speaking as relative newcomer to this product, I...

Speaking as relative newcomer to this product, I have to say that it is impressing me so far.

https://pilotaware.com/

I looks a bit amateur, but the Rosetta is an impressive bit of kit....
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jun 2018, 08:20
Replies: 5
Views: 2,352
Posted By 206 jock

Thanks for the heads up. That's my mind made up.

Thanks for the heads up. That's my mind made up.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jun 2018, 07:59
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By 206 jock

Indeed SuperF, but I think the master plan is a...

Indeed SuperF, but I think the master plan is a bit more Machiavellian than that. They want us to use the CSFs for our maintenance and parts are a big stick with which to encourage us...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jun 2018, 15:47
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By 206 jock

Bell parts

Have any other Bell owners whose a/c are not maintained by a Bell CSF had any problems sourcing new Bell parts through their maintenance company? It seems that there is a new company policy......
Forum: Rotorheads
5th May 2018, 07:52
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By 206 jock

The 'problem' with valuing most helicopters...

The 'problem' with valuing most helicopters (let's exclude Robinsons as as different set of rules apply to them due to the 12 year thing) is that the value of the machine is aligned to a few...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st May 2018, 06:27
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By 206 jock

Just make sure you factor in all the costs before...

Just make sure you factor in all the costs before jumping to the N reg. The costs of maintaining the Trust can rack up: essentially, a non-US citizen cannot own a helicopter registered in the USA,so...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Apr 2018, 16:12
Replies: 807
Views: 529,784
Posted By 206 jock

I've seen a 505 in the flesh a couple of times...

I've seen a 505 in the flesh a couple of times now and I'm also a neutral. The old adage 'if it looks right, it flies right' is a difficult one to see past.

What IS interesting is the values of...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2018, 11:00
Replies: 143
Views: 37,623
Posted By 206 jock

I'm assuming that no-one commenting here actually...

I'm assuming that no-one commenting here actually read the Sunday Times piece? The implication is that the CEO of TAAS is celebrity-obsessed and used charity funds to further his ambition to cosey up...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Feb 2018, 15:10
Replies: 1
Views: 952
Posted By 206 jock

Try this place HOSTELLERIE LE ROANNAY...

Try this place

HOSTELLERIE LE ROANNAY (http://www.roannay.com)
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Oct 2017, 14:24
Replies: 51
Views: 5,960
Posted By 206 jock

Yep. Another tax on aviation for no discernible...

Yep. Another tax on aviation for no discernible benefit. The 20% contribution from European funds is pathetic but better than nothing I suppose.

Mandatory if your machine is sued commercially - 2...
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