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Forum: Rotorheads
9th Oct 2021, 02:08
Replies: 30
Views: 5,321
Posted By Saint Jack

That's a beautiful paint scheme. hopefully...

That's a beautiful paint scheme. hopefully they'll put it in a museum just as it is. A couple of question if I may, what is that object fitted to the tip of the upper cable cutter and, what is the...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jul 2021, 07:45
Replies: 200
Views: 54,903
Posted By Saint Jack

"Rotorheads" section really hasn't been the same...

"Rotorheads" section really hasn't been the same since Savoia was banned. What was the reason for his banning again?
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Jul 2021, 01:27
Replies: 1
Views: 1,013
Posted By Saint Jack

I believe the Sri Lankan Air Force have been...

I believe the Sri Lankan Air Force have been doing this for some years now.
23rd Jun 2021, 01:08
Replies: 85
Views: 23,424
Posted By Saint Jack

RAF Khormaksar, about 1965. I watched a Twin...

RAF Khormaksar, about 1965. I watched a Twin Pioneer taxi past our dispersal and it didn't look right. Then I realised it was fitted with guided missiles - on the brace between the fuselage and...
23rd Jun 2021, 00:40
Replies: 623
Views: 120,225
Posted By Saint Jack

RAF Leeming, waaaay back in the Jet Provost days...

RAF Leeming, waaaay back in the Jet Provost days there was a SWO (?) who was blind in one eye and was known as "Clarence" after the movie "Clarence the One Eyed Lion."

I have a life-long friend...
28th Feb 2021, 01:04
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By Saint Jack

Typing in Yahoo Mail

Iíve got his rather weird and frustrating problem when typing in Yahoo Mail that I could really use some help with to eliminate. Sometimes, when auto correct indicates a spelling error and I click on...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Dec 2020, 01:40
Replies: 485
Views: 197,060
Posted By Saint Jack

I'm sorry Flight Detent definitely not a Huey...

I'm sorry Flight Detent definitely not a Huey (the military UH-1 helicopter.) There is no "SYS 2" and "NO SMKG" switches in these helicopters. I've no idea what "FORTUNATE SON" is all about. No...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Nov 2020, 01:58
Replies: 34
Views: 8,304
Posted By Saint Jack

A very wise and long-time Bell employee once told...

A very wise and long-time Bell employee once told me that main rotor blades advance "ideologically", Soviet helicopters on the left, American helicopters on the right and Europeans can't make their...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Oct 2020, 01:27
Replies: 8
Views: 1,870
Posted By Saint Jack

Agile; The first supposition to clean the belt is...

Agile; The first supposition to clean the belt is perfectly acceptable but perhaps with warm water, not hot water, and with a mild soap rather than a detergent. Personally. I would avoid silicones...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Oct 2020, 03:05
Replies: 8
Views: 1,870
Posted By Saint Jack

Hi berwynnz, Despite some of the light-hearted...

Hi berwynnz, Despite some of the light-hearted replies to your query, the problem you are facing is safety-related and should be taken seriously. For example; if the helicopter is involved in an...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Sep 2020, 04:13
Replies: 29
Views: 6,278
Posted By Saint Jack

High Flight

I'm sure most of you out there are familiar with what is now known as "The Pilot's Poem" :

Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward...
21st Aug 2020, 04:49
Replies: 47
Views: 11,338
Posted By Saint Jack

Yup, that's the one although my memory of the...

Yup, that's the one although my memory of the details seemed to have failed me.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Aug 2020, 02:47
Replies: 63
Views: 2,986
Posted By Saint Jack

I believe I'm the third person here to recall...

I believe I'm the third person here to recall that Princess Mary's RAF Hospital, Halton served beer regularly, I was a patient there circa 1967 and was very surprised when asked, "Would you like a...
20th Aug 2020, 02:27
Replies: 47
Views: 11,338
Posted By Saint Jack

I remember many years ago, seeing a photograph of...

I remember many years ago, seeing a photograph of a US Army Caribou operating in Vietnam with an RAAF outer wing fitted, left side I think, the Australian wing markings were clearly visible. I...
4th Jul 2020, 02:41
Replies: 24
Views: 4,128
Posted By Saint Jack

Not only Red Swastika's in Singapore, the Mee Toh...

Not only Red Swastika's in Singapore, the Mee Toh Primary School has a yellow swastika in it's school crest. https://meetoh.moe.edu.sg/
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Jun 2020, 07:01
Replies: 27
Views: 16,745
Posted By Saint Jack

Reference Post #18. It which it was said,...

Reference Post #18. It which it was said, "Literally hundreds of N register aircraft permanently based in the UK." Perhaps a little exaggeration but I'm assuming it refers to both fixed- and rotary...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jun 2020, 02:47
Replies: 23
Views: 3,589
Posted By Saint Jack

I believe this helicopter came out of the middle...

I believe this helicopter came out of the middle east and was originally intended to go on a fire-fighting contract in Indonesia. However the Indonesian government department that was handling the...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Apr 2020, 02:54
Replies: 111
Views: 11,428
Posted By Saint Jack

For me, Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Neil...

For me, Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Neil Diamond will always be a favourite, it is based on the best-selling book of the same name by Richard Bach. The music was originally released on an LP...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Apr 2020, 02:05
Replies: 25
Views: 9,697
Posted By Saint Jack

Please allow me to post a couple of up-dates to...

Please allow me to post a couple of up-dates to this most interesting thread.
Helicopter doctor : Ref your Post#15 in April 2015. Dave Sanders is still in Singapore. I'm afraid he's not in the best...
13th Apr 2020, 10:17
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By Saint Jack

Many, many thanks to all of you who have...

Many, many thanks to all of you who have responded. I have download GIMP 2.10 and a very quick "dry-run" has yielded some very promising results - but the main page has more buttons, options,...
10th Apr 2020, 12:28
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By Saint Jack

Jhieminga Many thanks, the finished result as...

Jhieminga Many thanks, the finished result as shown in the short video is exactly what I'm trying to achieve. I'll explore Photoshop options.

Jimbo2Papa I'm using Windows 10. What is the title...
10th Apr 2020, 09:32
Replies: 12
Views: 1,137
Posted By Saint Jack

Restoring Faded Colour Photos

Hi everyone. Now that I'm confined to home because of the Covid-19 virus, probably like most of you reading this, I would like to start a project that has been on my mind for a long time. I have a...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jan 2020, 01:57
Replies: 57
Views: 8,096
Posted By Saint Jack

I was once adopted by a cat. It was at RAF...

I was once adopted by a cat. It was at RAF Seletar in Singapore way back when Singapore was a nice and cool place (both literally and figuratively.) In the evening the cat would appear out of nowhere...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jan 2020, 02:48
Replies: 22
Views: 3,160
Posted By Saint Jack

How many noticed that in the short scene at -0.44...

How many noticed that in the short scene at -0.44 when 007 was walking through the kitchen the film negative was reversed? BTW, it should be; "The name's Bond, James Bond."
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jan 2020, 02:25
Replies: 5,651
Views: 3,404,314
Posted By Saint Jack

Post #5603, I'm rather surprised to hear that...

Post #5603, I'm rather surprised to hear that Simrik are selling their 407GXP because it "...didn't work up high & cargo space near zero." I know of this helicopter and despite it's stated "VIP...
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