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Forum: Rotorheads
14th Apr 2019, 07:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,446
Posted By Max Contingency

The new airfield at OENN (Neon Bay/Sharma) had...

The new airfield at OENN (Neon Bay/Sharma) had immigration officers last year as they have a lot of VVIP movements. A short hop away and also on your route. The ADA boys might be able to give you...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Sep 2018, 08:15
Replies: 63
Views: 8,635
Posted By Max Contingency

Gravity is defeated in a helicopter through...

Gravity is defeated in a helicopter through juggling kinetic energy (speed), potential energy (height) and chemical energy through fuel burn (power). You can safely run out of any two of those if...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Apr 2018, 23:28
Replies: 1,886
Views: 880,689
Posted By Max Contingency

AFAIK. A Check Airman or indeed any ATP under FAA...

AFAIK. A Check Airman or indeed any ATP under FAA is allowed to instruct a fellow pilot on type.

If Leonardo have not placed restrictions on the use of the training switch in the RFM then just...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Apr 2018, 09:20
Replies: 1,886
Views: 880,689
Posted By Max Contingency

I wasn't aware of that. Is that stated by...

I wasn't aware of that. Is that stated by Leonardo somewhere?
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Dec 2017, 14:58
Replies: 358
Views: 82,605
Posted By Max Contingency

Post If you are UK based I recommend you see any of...

If you are UK based I recommend you see any of the in-house NHS psychiatrists, they should be able to help you and they are free. You will need a referral from your General practitioner but if you...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Aug 2017, 10:24
Replies: 74
Views: 92,769
Posted By Max Contingency

Nice to see a Chief Pilot position being...

Nice to see a Chief Pilot position being recognised with something other than a doubling of workload for a 10% uplift in salary 👍
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jul 2017, 12:38
Replies: 11
Views: 1,907
Posted By Max Contingency

PWN Malaysia, one instructor seat at the IOS and...

PWN Malaysia, one instructor seat at the IOS and one seat fixed to rear wall for totally under qualified Authority examiners to sleep in.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jul 2017, 07:18
Replies: 156
Views: 60,506
Posted By Max Contingency

You see footage like this and it helps you to...

You see footage like this and it helps you to understand why our industry is so heavily regulated.
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jun 2017, 08:57
Replies: 92
Views: 25,082
Posted By Max Contingency

Words fail me. I wonder if he thinks that when...

Words fail me. I wonder if he thinks that when the fancy screen says 'game over' you can put another 25c in and try again
Forum: Rotorheads
26th May 2017, 02:55
Replies: 22
Views: 4,885
Posted By Max Contingency

Another clear case of insufficient Bernoullis in...

Another clear case of insufficient Bernoullis in the air, pilots are blameless on this occasion.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th May 2017, 07:12
Replies: 20
Views: 6,307
Posted By Max Contingency

I love my safety and quality department. Once a...

I love my safety and quality department. Once a week I walk into their office wearing flip flops, I sit precariously on the edge of a desk, light up a cigarette, spill some coffee on the floor and...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th May 2017, 12:43
Replies: 20
Views: 19,655
Posted By Max Contingency

AS350 down - Booker/Wycombe 5 May 2017

BBC reporting as follows:

Booker helicopter crash: Three men injured - BBC News (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-39819302)

Three men have been taken to hospital - one with...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Apr 2017, 11:07
Replies: 17
Views: 3,875
Posted By Max Contingency

One less egg whisk masquerading as a helicopter. ...

One less egg whisk masquerading as a helicopter. Probably overweight due to the the 4 gold bars and the wings on his shirt :hmm:
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Apr 2017, 16:49
Replies: 1,886
Views: 880,689
Posted By Max Contingency

I might have miss-understood that but...... ...

I might have miss-understood that but......

Having checked my CSE grade 3 in Rocket Science:

Surely maintaining a sub optimal NR (102%) will use more of our valuable OEI Tq available than...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Apr 2017, 13:11
Replies: 78
Views: 40,630
Posted By Max Contingency

Im not claiming I could have done any better but...

Im not claiming I could have done any better but I would dispute that there was a "need to throw it at the deck before it started to spin". The majority of damage occurred after the strike through...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Apr 2017, 17:30
Replies: 78
Views: 40,630
Posted By Max Contingency

Not enough wind to produce wavelets on the water?...

Not enough wind to produce wavelets on the water? So no real need to point your tail near an obstruction?
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2017, 07:46
Replies: 1,867
Views: 1,115,369
Posted By Max Contingency

Among the many many learning points here, I would...

Among the many many learning points here, I would like to propose two more:

Some vertical guidance alongside a company FMS roue that uses islands as waypoints?

Fly all IMC (non navaid) letdowns...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Mar 2017, 08:48
Replies: 858
Views: 725,575
Posted By Max Contingency

Terrible news being reported on another thread....

Terrible news being reported on another thread. The loss of an Irish SAR S92. That is a CHC contract.
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Mar 2017, 16:22
Replies: 23
Views: 5,608
Posted By Max Contingency

I'm not a fan of the AW139 training switch. It...

I'm not a fan of the AW139 training switch. It bites instructors if they relax and it's not representative training. Because it caps available power at 70/70 it droops Nr at a simulated 140 OEI...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Mar 2017, 15:29
Replies: 858
Views: 725,575
Posted By Max Contingency

Shares continue to be traded while a company is...

Shares continue to be traded while a company is in chapter 11. They are however worthless unless a plan is approved by the court that compensates shareholders. This is not the case with CHC. The...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Mar 2017, 19:03
Replies: 858
Views: 725,575
Posted By Max Contingency

IRVING, TX, March 5, 2017 – CHC Group (the...

IRVING, TX, March 5, 2017 – CHC Group (the "Company" or "CHC") today announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas has confirmed the Company’s Plan of...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Mar 2017, 17:18
Replies: 23
Views: 5,608
Posted By Max Contingency

When you landed and you reported it to your...

When you landed and you reported it to your friendly engineer what did he/she say that it had actually reached?
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Mar 2017, 07:06
Replies: 79
Views: 31,309
Posted By Max Contingency

This pilot considered that the landing site was...

This pilot considered that the landing site was quote "tight" but "very do-able". It was later proven that the rotor tip clearance was 81cm maximum.

IIRC on SAR, with a crewman to monitor tip...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Mar 2017, 22:08
Replies: 858
Views: 725,575
Posted By Max Contingency

CHCHELI. Not much of a rebrand?. Time will tell...

CHCHELI. Not much of a rebrand?. Time will tell if their new strap line "Reach Beyond" means anything or whether it's more of the same CHC "Reach Around"
19th Jan 2017, 09:13
Replies: 30
Views: 10,086
Posted By Max Contingency

I remember this happening once before. 771 put a...

I remember this happening once before. 771 put a Sea King into Eire at the end of a Sarop, no drama as conventions exist to cover that. They went down bird and the Sqn sent a follow up cab but...
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