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Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jul 2019, 01:09
Replies: 58
Views: 11,876
Posted By bront

I'm also with VF on this one. I bought a helmet...

I'm also with VF on this one. I bought a helmet when I started my training 30+ years ago, well before they were the norm, and have worn it throughout my career. The only time I haven't was when I...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jul 2019, 05:29
Replies: 50
Views: 18,809
Posted By bront

Only acronym here is PPP. Piss Poor Piloting!

Only acronym here is PPP. Piss Poor Piloting!
11th Jul 2019, 01:57
Replies: 136
Views: 39,564
Posted By bront

That obviously wasn't NVFR then as there wasn't a...

That obviously wasn't NVFR then as there wasn't a discernable horizon.
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Mar 2019, 06:48
Replies: 12
Views: 7,058
Posted By bront

Can someone explain this side pull method, or put...

Can someone explain this side pull method, or put up a photo please. Thanks
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Feb 2019, 07:37
Replies: 22
Views: 7,768
Posted By bront

There used to be a sliding pilot seat kit, from a...

There used to be a sliding pilot seat kit, from a NZ crowd I think, which let you slide the pilots seat quite a long way to the right. There was an extension that went onto the collective and the...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jan 2019, 04:12
Replies: 32
Views: 3,830
Posted By bront

[QUOTE=Ascend Charlie;10364609] If, as you...

[QUOTE=Ascend Charlie;10364609]

If, as you surmise, there was TOO LITTLE pressure at the compressor causing the problem, opening a bleed valve would make the problem worse, n'est-ce pas?

QUOTE]...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jan 2019, 04:08
Replies: 32
Views: 3,830
Posted By bront

In the situation you describe I would not expect...

In the situation you describe I would not expect a stall unless the engine was damaged so I'm not sure what you are getting at.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jan 2019, 04:04
Replies: 32
Views: 3,830
Posted By bront

As far as I know there are only 3 way to get a...

As far as I know there are only 3 way to get a compressor stall and they are; damaged engine, partially blocked inlet or disrupted airflow to the inlet. The most likely reason for a blocked inlet...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Jan 2019, 00:27
Replies: 32
Views: 3,830
Posted By bront

We are not talking about operating at low N1...

We are not talking about operating at low N1 speeds, we are talking about operating at high N1 speeds where the bleed valve will be closed so what the engine does during starting is irrelevant.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jan 2019, 12:50
Replies: 32
Views: 3,830
Posted By bront

This is completely incorrect. It stalls because...

This is completely incorrect. It stalls because of a lack of pressure, not because of too much pressure. Turning on anti ice is to remove any ice that may be blocking the inlet causing low air flow...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jan 2019, 12:37
Replies: 32
Views: 3,830
Posted By bront

A compressor stall is caused by the compressor...

A compressor stall is caused by the compressor not being able to supply enough air at a high enough pressure to the combustion chamber. The pressure in the combustion chamber then pushes back into...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jan 2019, 03:16
Replies: 32
Views: 3,830
Posted By bront

First action is to reduce power demand by...

First action is to reduce power demand by lowering collective but rolling off throttle has to be one of the craziest things I've ever heard! There is only 1 justification that I can think of for...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jan 2019, 23:36
Replies: 32
Views: 6,815
Posted By bront

Going to be pretty if it accidently deploys.

Going to be pretty if it accidently deploys.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jan 2019, 00:53
Replies: 78
Views: 14,553
Posted By bront

May be they have the pointy things on the front...

May be they have the pointy things on the front of the skids to make it easier to judge if they will have clearance or not. If the top of the pointy thing is going to touch first then no but if the...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Nov 2018, 02:12
Replies: 1,173
Views: 520,002
Posted By bront

Chop, more people have crashed doing your corner...

Chop, more people have crashed doing your corner departure (because it relies on a performance guess rather than tested data) than crashes from TR failures doing Cat A take offs.
11th Oct 2018, 08:05
Replies: 39
Views: 15,171
Posted By bront

Spoken by someone with absolutely no idea. ...

Spoken by someone with absolutely no idea.

St Helena is an amazing place. It is beautiful and the people are some of the friendliest I have ever had the pleasure of meeting.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Sep 2018, 08:25
Replies: 1,299
Views: 259,800
Posted By bront

Ok so what I'm getting out of this is that no one...

Ok so what I'm getting out of this is that no one knows and everyone ignores these limits!!!
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Sep 2018, 07:48
Replies: 807
Views: 515,482
Posted By bront

Photos or it never happened!

Photos or it never happened!
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Sep 2018, 03:04
Replies: 1,299
Views: 259,800
Posted By bront

My manual says exactly what Shy says. I have...

My manual says exactly what Shy says.

I have a mate that regularly jumps out of the back of one in Saudi and has to freeze all the way up to drop altitude because they wont open the door inflight,...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Sep 2018, 11:00
Replies: 371
Views: 50,273
Posted By bront

It's pretty simple really, they should have...

It's pretty simple really, they should have turned around before they entered the shit, not after. One doesn't accidently fly into cloud in the day time!
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Sep 2018, 07:44
Replies: 1,299
Views: 259,800
Posted By bront

Hi Nick, Not an S76 question but a S70 or...

Hi Nick,

Not an S76 question but a S70 or UH60A question if I may?

Do you know why the UH60A prohibits the opening of the cargo door and pilots windows in flight, except when hovering?

And...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Aug 2018, 07:19
Replies: 15
Views: 1,934
Posted By bront

If you have a student pilots licence and the...

If you have a student pilots licence and the instructor considers that you have meet the requirements of flying solo then yes you can go solo. You will need an instructor to authorise each and every...
9th Aug 2018, 01:07
Replies: 448
Views: 151,111
Posted By bront

Using Jet fuel doesn't explain the fire.

Using Jet fuel doesn't explain the fire.
17th Jul 2018, 01:33
Replies: 448
Views: 151,111
Posted By bront

On a South African forum it was reported that...

On a South African forum it was reported that they had planned to use water/meth for this take off. Apparently this was infamous for causing backfiring leading to the auto feather engaging so many...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jul 2018, 13:01
Replies: 34
Views: 4,311
Posted By bront

Thanks John, point taken but it was definitely...

Thanks John, point taken but it was definitely some one, or two's fault, or it wouldn't have happened. The rating and the FDO then.

Apologies 76fan, my bad.
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