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Forum: Rotorheads
15th Oct 2019, 13:20
Replies: 13
Views: 1,813
Posted By Encyclo

Friction, Friction, Friction

As the great god of the SPZ system at Honeywell used to say:"friction, friction, friction"

You need to make sure all frictions are per the maintenance manual, not only flight controls but also...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Jul 2019, 12:38
Replies: 10
Views: 2,739
Posted By Encyclo

Heard today that LORD PMA straps are going to 48...

Heard today that LORD PMA straps are going to 48 months, like the Bell OEM straps.

I wonder if it's related to the fact that LORD is the OEM supplier for Bell 206 TT Straps?

Fly Safe, Always...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jul 2019, 14:45
Replies: 10
Views: 2,739
Posted By Encyclo

OEM Bell TT Straps are now 1,200Hrs/48 months ...

OEM Bell TT Straps are now 1,200Hrs/48 months
PMA straps available are all 1,200Hrs/36 months

LORD (OEM supplier) offers PMA straps direct or through distribution.

Transport Canada published...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2019, 19:50
Replies: 10
Views: 5,502
Posted By Encyclo

Bell ASB212-82-28

On the Bell side, subject ASB requires check of maximum pressure of brake master cylinder. If set too high, will damage the bevel gear/MGB even if applied at the proper M/R RPM.

Fly Safe, Always...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Mar 2019, 15:33
Replies: 806
Views: 535,683
Posted By Encyclo

Good point you bring Gray H; who will maintain...

Good point you bring Gray H; who will maintain these things? I'm hearing that even a simple TT Strap change (required at 36 months/1,200 Hrs) will not be done by the local CSF, but will need to be...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Oct 2018, 18:14
Replies: 12
Views: 6,003
Posted By Encyclo

A few factors we considered in the early design...

A few factors we considered in the early design phase of the AB139 (BAAC):

1) Medical interior is no fun when tanks are under the 'body fluid' proof, sealed floor (think Bell 412).
2) CG control...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jun 2018, 13:47
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By Encyclo

I Beleive this is what you may be looking for. ...

I Beleive this is what you may be looking for.

Airwolf STC for Enstrom 480 (http://www.airwolfaerospace.com/awa/products/products-enstrom-480-helicopters)

Fly Safe, Always :ok:
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Feb 2018, 18:02
Replies: 9
Views: 2,972
Posted By Encyclo

No Albatross, You have to pay to get in and...

No Albatross,

You have to pay to get in and the price is pretty steep. There are events on the outside, like the Manufacturers Tech Briefings & other sessions that are free to attend.

Fly Safe,...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jan 2018, 20:12
Replies: 191
Views: 164,153
Posted By Encyclo

Actual NTSB Bell 525 Accident Report Link,

Hi Sultan,

Here is the correct link for the report:

NTSB Bell 525 Accident Report...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jan 2018, 12:17
Replies: 5,579
Views: 3,114,420
Posted By Encyclo

Hey VF, What size lockwire was that? 0.032"...

Hey VF,

What size lockwire was that? 0.032" or 0.040"? Mountain bike way too dangerous for me; I stick to road bikes :8

Get well soon.

Fly Safe, Always :ok:
Forum: Canada
19th Dec 2017, 14:53
Replies: 1
Views: 2,645
Posted By Encyclo

Amazing! Resting on the prop with no apparent...

Amazing! Resting on the prop with no apparent damage to the engine cowl.

Throw in a new engine & prop, and you're good to go... and maybe have a look at that pesky nose gear while you're at it.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Sep 2017, 00:16
Replies: 615
Views: 218,348
Posted By Encyclo

Are TT Straps really the way to go??? Not...

Are TT Straps really the way to go???

Not sure this poor guy would agree:

https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=195300

Would these have been Airwolf Straps?

Fly Safe, Always...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th May 2017, 10:56
Replies: 22
Views: 5,047
Posted By Encyclo

Must be that new UBER service they've been...

Must be that new UBER service they've been talking about :}

Fly Safe, Always :ok:
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Apr 2017, 11:05
Replies: 10
Views: 2,533
Posted By Encyclo

OOOps!

Nice MIG-21 tail strike at 9:40 on the video :eek:

Not sure if the pilot survived the airshow debrief :E

Fly Safe, Always
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Feb 2017, 11:21
Replies: 5,579
Views: 3,114,420
Posted By Encyclo

At what altitude did the doors fall off VF :E? ...

At what altitude did the doors fall off VF :E?

Lot's of life left in these old girls :ok:

Fly Safe, Always
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jan 2017, 13:41
Replies: 20
Views: 4,154
Posted By Encyclo

Good Morning, Bell 212 and UH-1N are two...

Good Morning,

Bell 212 and UH-1N are two very different helicopters. Contrary to stated above, Bell will not give you a 212 data plate for an N Model however clean and shiny it is. Call/Email them...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Oct 2016, 12:35
Replies: 7
Views: 2,979
Posted By Encyclo

Amazing some survived this crash. ...

Amazing some survived this crash.

https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=190287
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Sep 2016, 11:05
Replies: 7
Views: 2,886
Posted By Encyclo

Bruce was also a great demo pilot; did a lot of...

Bruce was also a great demo pilot; did a lot of international work while at Bell. Always managed to put everyone at ease and only left smiles behind.

Was always great to see him after we went our...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Mar 2016, 12:31
Replies: 49
Views: 15,080
Posted By Encyclo

Did try Uber and it showed up a few minutes after...

Did try Uber and it showed up a few minutes after the regular cab, although the wait on it was about 15 minutes. Should have called them earlier.
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Mar 2016, 11:58
Replies: 49
Views: 15,080
Posted By Encyclo

Some observations from someone who has been...

Some observations from someone who has been attending these for too long :}

1) As mentioned above, the welcome from the folks of Louisville was remarkable. More than once people came to me with...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Jan 2016, 23:34
Replies: 49
Views: 15,080
Posted By Encyclo

Hey, it's south from where I live :E I'll be...

Hey, it's south from where I live :E

I'll be there :cool:
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Oct 2015, 15:41
Replies: 73
Views: 48,836
Posted By Encyclo

Spent time with Herb in Athens and Paris some...

Spent time with Herb in Athens and Paris some years ago. What a great and humble guy.

I was hoping he would not be in the aircraft :(
29th Aug 2015, 11:56
Replies: 68
Views: 30,897
Posted By Encyclo

BEA Report Link

Here is a link to the French agency link.

http://www.bea.aero/docspa/2001/f-ux010721/pdf/f-ux010721.pdf

RIP :sad:

Fly Safe, Always
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jul 2015, 12:33
Replies: 56
Views: 20,688
Posted By Encyclo

Dick, Take two minutes to ask around the...

Dick,

Take two minutes to ask around the Bell 427/429/430 community (all graced with fine RK products :ugh:) and see how many have actually paid to have their boxes repaired (even when the ship...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th May 2015, 10:44
Replies: 10
Views: 2,918
Posted By Encyclo

ECB4, Suggest you read up on the UH-1Y before...

ECB4, Suggest you read up on the UH-1Y before making such remarks :rolleyes:

Tragic Loss.

Fly Safe, Always.
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