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Forum: Rotorheads
20th Jul 2021, 21:26
Replies: 26
Views: 6,031
Posted By Hughes500

Our As 350B3 with OAT at plus 25( 1500 ft ) ...

Our As 350B3 with OAT at plus 25( 1500 ft ) fully loaded using 9 bananas on the FLI is around 195litres an hour about 115 kts
MD 500 with C20b engine uses around 110 litres an hour at 75 psi ( max...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jul 2021, 11:16
Replies: 8
Views: 1,936
Posted By Hughes500

SLFMS You sure about that ? as the CYL head...

SLFMS
You sure about that ? as the CYL head temp on a 269 runs around 350 Fahrenheit to get to 30 degrees Fahrenheit is pretty impressive
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jun 2021, 18:33
Replies: 16
Views: 1,715
Posted By Hughes500

A really really good preflight brief covering all...

A really really good preflight brief covering all aspects of the flight = Notams, TEM, weather, airspace, air law ( eg not overflying but up areas ) continual risk assessment as to where to go if...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jun 2021, 20:17
Replies: 40
Views: 5,815
Posted By Hughes500

Rogue Leader No unemployed pilots ? You...

Rogue Leader

No unemployed pilots ? You obviously not in the position to see what is going on out there.
This week CV's from 2 pilots one with 5000 hours including 900 hours HESLO work, the other...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th May 2021, 05:37
Replies: 134
Views: 11,224
Posted By Hughes500

Should we not put this discussion out to grass...

Should we not put this discussion out to grass now !!!!
Forum: Rotorheads
24th May 2021, 12:10
Replies: 49
Views: 16,553
Posted By Hughes500

Ascend, you are assuming everyone has common...

Ascend, you are assuming everyone has common sense there ( if sense was common then everyone would have it ) I have seen quite recently a pilot get in a 206 on my home airfield and start his 206 up...
Forum: Rotorheads
20th May 2021, 11:30
Replies: 134
Views: 11,224
Posted By Hughes500

Think you might find on a Schweizer / Hughes the...

Think you might find on a Schweizer / Hughes the oleos compress way before the skids start to splay any significant amount along with the cross beams ! Granted way different on machines with no oleos
Forum: Rotorheads
19th May 2021, 19:39
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By Hughes500

LAPLH was designed for god knows what ? The...

LAPLH was designed for god knows what ? The training is dumbed down as is the test and checking schedule. By the nature of the engine the machine is bigger and can carry more people so I presume...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th May 2021, 19:36
Replies: 134
Views: 11,224
Posted By Hughes500

Gordy not a bad one really as the grass and...

Gordy not a bad one really as the grass and ground absorbs some of the shock as the aircraft touches down, hence you see indents in the ground. You can't seriously lell me that landing on a hard...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th May 2021, 21:44
Replies: 134
Views: 11,224
Posted By Hughes500

Hm, got home after loads of touchdown auto's to...

Hm, got home after loads of touchdown auto's to grass. Haven't bent anything. Grass is much more forgiving to land on then a hard surface. As a comparison if I asked you to jump off a 10 ft wall...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2021, 16:45
Replies: 33
Views: 13,814
Posted By Hughes500

The aircraft must have been reasonably light as...

The aircraft must have been reasonably light as the bambi bucket is empty so I would assume plenty of power left! The tail rotor is still spinning presumably drive ok
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2021, 12:56
Replies: 17
Views: 3,164
Posted By Hughes500

go to the grass

go to the grass
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2021, 12:54
Replies: 134
Views: 11,224
Posted By Hughes500

well anyone who wants to do EOL's to a runway is...

well anyone who wants to do EOL's to a runway is welcome to show me how it is done at my home airfield here in UK EGTU. The runway built in 1943 is still there and used loads of times daily by our...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th May 2021, 19:24
Replies: 134
Views: 11,224
Posted By Hughes500

Probably done over 5000 EOL's to grass with no...

Probably done over 5000 EOL's to grass with no problem what so ever so really no idea what you are talking about in being dangerous
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Apr 2021, 15:12
Replies: 52
Views: 8,626
Posted By Hughes500

Come on crab, its jobs for the boys. Look at...

Come on crab, its jobs for the boys. Look at Cornwall, we better have 2 helicopters because Devon has 2. We haven't spent enough money so we will build a big glass hanger for them and put them both...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Apr 2021, 06:49
Replies: 77
Views: 23,264
Posted By Hughes500

Have you been flying in rain ?

Have you been flying in rain ?
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Mar 2021, 16:30
Replies: 15
Views: 3,237
Posted By Hughes500

Not for me for one of my pilots who is looking at...

Not for me for one of my pilots who is looking at them
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Mar 2021, 21:02
Replies: 15
Views: 3,237
Posted By Hughes500

St Lucia helicopters

Looking for any information on them as they are recruiting at the moment , good and bad, cheers
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Mar 2021, 19:06
Replies: 21
Views: 4,072
Posted By Hughes500

Cant speak for R44 but all Lycomings need an...

Cant speak for R44 but all Lycomings need an exhaust valve guide inspection every 300 hours. In a Schweizer 300c engine that revs at 3200 rpm way more than an R44 we find that at 900 hours they just...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Mar 2021, 05:55
Replies: 65
Views: 9,515
Posted By Hughes500

Bell ringer i think you find it doesnt and it...

Bell ringer i think you find it doesnt and it certainly doesnt take into account an aircraft which is not new !
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Mar 2021, 18:05
Replies: 65
Views: 9,515
Posted By Hughes500

Just because the manual says the aircraft can...

Just because the manual says the aircraft can doesnt mean your aircraft can. Please remember that the manual is derived from test pilots using a new helicopter with perfectly clean blades and a brand...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Feb 2021, 07:24
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By Hughes500

best person to ask is Phil Croucher who lurks on...

best person to ask is Phil Croucher who lurks on this site. His book PPLH studies was by far and away the best book
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Feb 2021, 16:26
Replies: 355
Views: 79,896
Posted By Hughes500

the laugh is you can make Rolls Royce compressor...

the laugh is you can make Rolls Royce compressor wheels for around hundred quid each, yet they become 2000 " to cover R and D" that was paid for by the US military in the 1960's. A gas turbine is...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Feb 2021, 10:32
Replies: 90
Views: 12,919
Posted By Hughes500

time and place seems to come to mind

time and place seems to come to mind
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Dec 2020, 12:11
Replies: 18
Views: 5,270
Posted By Hughes500

take less stuff

take less stuff
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