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Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2016, 20:07
Replies: 124
Views: 68,671
Posted By bolkow

To be fair them there cranes require skilled...

To be fair them there cranes require skilled operators!
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Mar 2016, 18:12
Replies: 3
Views: 2,552
Posted By bolkow

EAAA? Who is that when they are at home? AHH...

EAAA? Who is that when they are at home?
AHH just realised, thanks
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Mar 2016, 19:47
Replies: 3
Views: 2,552
Posted By bolkow

Cool Wales Air Ambulance

Nice to see Wales Air Ambulance will be upgrading to the EC145 Helicopter at each of its three bases in January 2017, as the seven year contract for the three EC135's will come to an end at that...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jan 2016, 18:08
Replies: 129
Views: 23,951
Posted By bolkow

lots of passenger terminals have flat roofs? No...

lots of passenger terminals have flat roofs? No interferance with other aircraft and you can quickly get down the stairs to the airport bar?
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Dec 2015, 16:32
Replies: 111
Views: 13,256
Posted By bolkow

first 100posts

Ever since I saw a hiller as a 6 year old boy, the bug has remained, made one with my meccano set paddles and all, could never get enough of them, most likely because with helos if you live in the...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Dec 2015, 20:58
Replies: 11
Views: 5,445
Posted By bolkow

I was at the hook head lighthouse the follolwing...

I was at the hook head lighthouse the follolwing day when the weather had only marginally improved, the place is treacherous, there are blowholes and warning signs about same. I understood that it...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Dec 2015, 22:09
Replies: 12
Views: 5,422
Posted By bolkow

I think its very important to distinguish between...

I think its very important to distinguish between drones and normal fixed wing and model helicopters, the latter two take a degree of skills and learning to operate and during that time clubs get the...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Sep 2015, 22:18
Replies: 80
Views: 11,781
Posted By bolkow

voyeurs and oddballs Crab??? Just wait til they...

voyeurs and oddballs Crab???
Just wait til they start painting the yellow?
To be honest large model helicopters have been flying for years but the thing is it took people years to learn how to fly...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Sep 2015, 21:47
Replies: 7
Views: 2,510
Posted By bolkow

yes I can advise you how to get a way with it,...

yes I can advise you how to get a way with it, find houses where old guys with dodgy eyesight and slow reaction times live then go for it? Youll be long gone before thye get into gear.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Sep 2015, 16:18
Replies: 11
Views: 3,243
Posted By bolkow

was she the one that was last off the production...

was she the one that was last off the production line then? Could never remember if it was BHO/BPWP or BLY, the second IHL s61N
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Sep 2015, 16:08
Replies: 8
Views: 3,128
Posted By bolkow

bp is only at about 17000 airframe hours, I doubt...

bp is only at about 17000 airframe hours, I doubt it is going for sparea, more likely have the nose shortened to a shortsky and a 16 hour day ahead of it logging for Okanagan or some such outfit in...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Sep 2015, 19:19
Replies: 11
Views: 3,243
Posted By bolkow

definitely ex Irish Helicopters, Headed up the...

definitely ex Irish Helicopters, Headed up the shannon SAR contract for quite a few years, previously Kinsale oil rigs, shuttles to Tory island etc etc.i
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Sep 2015, 19:05
Replies: 8
Views: 3,128
Posted By bolkow

Check G-INFO aircraft databsea and search, its...

Check G-INFO aircraft databsea and search, its usually a good source of info as to whether an airframe is current or retired
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2015, 16:21
Replies: 80
Views: 11,781
Posted By bolkow

I agree that they should be regulated through...

I agree that they should be regulated through model flying clubs, thing is it took me five years to learn to fly a model helicopter, plenty of time to learn responsibility, but any idiot can buy and...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jul 2015, 19:12
Replies: 56
Views: 21,911
Posted By bolkow

even asking for that information on what the cost...

even asking for that information on what the cost for displays are might not cover the issue as I gather from the article in warrantly its one price but that goes into oprbit after warranty is over....
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jun 2015, 15:24
Replies: 10
Views: 3,403
Posted By bolkow

thanks for the responses that military one has...

thanks for the responses that military one has definitely nailed it F4C
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jun 2015, 17:14
Replies: 10
Views: 3,403
Posted By bolkow

right so you lot dont know either

right so you lot dont know either
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jun 2015, 16:11
Replies: 10
Views: 3,403
Posted By bolkow

Unknown Gazelle

Fow the last few days Ive noticed a high flying gazelle flying slow making large lazy circles in the sky quite high up in the Llanelli area of Wales by Swansea. Its has a pod of some sort fitted on...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2015, 15:55
Replies: 6
Views: 3,065
Posted By bolkow

thats exactly what I was thinking or chinooks

thats exactly what I was thinking or chinooks
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Apr 2015, 22:29
Replies: 6
Views: 3,065
Posted By bolkow

two decades does not seem a long time to my mind

two decades does not seem a long time to my mind
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Apr 2015, 00:07
Replies: 170
Views: 76,933
Posted By bolkow

RIP Capt Michael Hennessy

Sad news for those who knew him Michael Hennessy long time bolkow pilot on the Lighthouse contract in Ireland and latterly of Hennessy aviation in Dublin passed away last week at his home in Killarney
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Feb 2013, 20:42
Replies: 2,564
Views: 2,308,699
Posted By bolkow

I'd love to see any more pics of AZOm Sav, she...

I'd love to see any more pics of AZOm Sav, she spent some six years with Irish Helicopters doing lighthouse releif as EI-AWB, initially all yellow but then painted in green and white, somewhere on...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Feb 2013, 22:10
Replies: 2,564
Views: 2,308,699
Posted By bolkow

Sav, that bolkow above is G-BGKJ, it operated...

Sav, that bolkow above is G-BGKJ, it operated along with G-BEZJ in the lighthouse support role for North Scottish
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jan 2013, 18:13
Replies: 846
Views: 239,585
Posted By bolkow

John R81, If more mp's caught the bus I presume...

John R81, If more mp's caught the bus I presume that would reduce number of helicopters over london, as if the number was the issue
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jan 2013, 21:25
Replies: 170
Views: 76,933
Posted By bolkow

yes, BDI was slinging something or other at the...

yes, BDI was slinging something or other at the time but I understood the error was in fuel tank selection with one running dry which brought her down.
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