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Forum: Rotorheads
20th May 2022, 09:43
Replies: 5
Views: 1,149
Posted By heli1

Cockpit section appears to be redesigned on...

Cockpit section appears to be redesigned on design of S-92....the rest is still basically based on Super Frelon
Forum: Rotorheads
6th May 2022, 10:06
Replies: 10
Views: 1,826
Posted By heli1

Almost certainly C Glight 22Sqdn based at RAF...

Almost certainly C Glight 22Sqdn based at RAF Valley,equipped with the Whirlwind HAR.2 in the mid-late 1950s and then the more powerful MK.10 .However the winch cable only allowed a hover height of...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd May 2022, 06:16
Replies: 15
Views: 3,842
Posted By heli1

Alan Bristow must be laughing from up on...

Alan Bristow must be laughing from up on high....His company finally got one over on his arch enemy Jock Cameron ,who ran the heavily subsidised BAH for many years........
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Mar 2022, 08:48
Replies: 11
Views: 5,799
Posted By heli1

Has this been substantiated or is it just a gripe...

Has this been substantiated or is it just a gripe from someone trying to stir things? We should know...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Mar 2022, 09:00
Replies: 28
Views: 6,635
Posted By heli1

Actually China is at war....with India over...

Actually China is at war....with India over disputed boundary in north east Himalayas and with ethnic tribesmen being imprisoned and forced to recant their religious beliefs.....so just as bad as...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Mar 2022, 10:40
Replies: 28
Views: 6,635
Posted By heli1

Airbus has even bigger stake in Russia ,with...

Airbus has even bigger stake in Russia ,with EC135 and EC120 in service plus their airliners. Again,both companies only sell civil aircraft to commercial and private Russian operators ( tho...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Feb 2022, 10:45
Replies: 20
Views: 3,193
Posted By heli1

Looking at the floor plan there seems to be a lot...

Looking at the floor plan there seems to be a lot of empty space in the booth areas. Travel issues may also knock attendance this year ?
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Jan 2022, 21:25
Replies: 1
Views: 973
Posted By heli1

HeliData now on the web

The new HeliData News&Classified is now freely available to read on the AviaPress Associates website,combining Helicopter International,Military Helicopter News and the old HeliData into one online...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Aug 2021, 10:14
Replies: 29
Views: 5,973
Posted By heli1

So true Ned.....I went to the first ones at the...

So true Ned.....I went to the first ones at the Excel Centre only because our company had a booth there,but declining footfall and the travel problems soon put an end to it. What's the point of a...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Apr 2021, 21:42
Replies: 11
Views: 1,868
Posted By heli1

Try HeliData Classified,been going since 1980'and...

Try HeliData Classified,been going since 1980'and online as well as hard copy circulation. Office @ aviapress.co.uk
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Apr 2021, 09:54
Replies: 11
Views: 4,382
Posted By heli1

Duke of Edinburgh

So sad to lose HRH....he reformed the Queens Flight after the RAF realised he was flying Navy helicopters out of the Palace gardens,was the first Hon. President of the Helicopter Club of Great...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Nov 2020, 16:04
Replies: 2,588
Views: 2,561,396
Posted By heli1

very late to the party but the Wesland rep is...

very late to the party but the Wesland rep is Peter Derham ,the shop supervisor at the company's Weston factory.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Oct 2020, 17:54
Replies: 40
Views: 14,398
Posted By heli1

I also did my Enstrom training with Dennis/ Tony...

I also did my Enstrom training with Dennis/ Tony Clarke at Booker ...in 1983, but knew him from the mid-1970s....simply splendid man. He even restored my Grandfather Clock for me at one time. I was...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Oct 2020, 16:28
Replies: 38
Views: 13,623
Posted By heli1

So wasn't this the aircraft that it was hoped...

So wasn't this the aircraft that it was hoped might be donated to the Helicopter Museum for preservation ?
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Oct 2020, 07:29
Replies: 7
Views: 3,093
Posted By heli1

Much maligned. I flew one regularly for 30 years...

Much maligned. I flew one regularly for 30 years until the CAA withdrew the type certificate and even now am grounded only because of a faulty fuel pump and difficulty in getting spares,otherwise I'd...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Sep 2020, 15:05
Replies: 28
Views: 7,216
Posted By heli1

Bearing in mind the incredibly tough conditions...

Bearing in mind the incredibly tough conditions that these helicopters operate in ,especially in Siberia and thst some 14000 have been built to date...and counting,I wouldn't say the helicopter is...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Aug 2020, 07:29
Replies: 486
Views: 122,079
Posted By heli1

Expect a Gazelle like appearance with 5 seats and...

Expect a Gazelle like appearance with 5 seats and a fenestron plus turbine engine.photo and details in this month's Helicopter Internstional
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2020, 10:06
Replies: 39
Views: 14,199
Posted By heli1

AW139 Leased or purchased ? No info on ADF tender...

AW139 Leased or purchased ? No info on ADF tender website and no info on review of MRH future withdrawal either. Bit of scaremongering going on??
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Aug 2020, 08:18
Replies: 8
Views: 2,573
Posted By heli1

Reportedly a cloned registration ...Helicopter...

Reportedly a cloned registration ...Helicopter was drug running st low level to avoid detection and crashed into tree.
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jul 2020, 15:59
Replies: 486
Views: 122,079
Posted By heli1

The Cierva Grasshopper did indeed run out of...

The Cierva Grasshopper did indeed run out of money but there was only ever one complete airframe. They switched components between the first two and the third was only a ground testbed. All three...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Feb 2020, 21:48
Replies: 20
Views: 14,652
Posted By heli1

if it's not too late The Helicopter Museum at...

if it's not too late The Helicopter Museum at Weston would really like to acquire this S-61N to restore for static display...can anyone help?
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jan 2020, 14:56
Replies: 3
Views: 1,750
Posted By heli1

I recall watching the rehearsal for this on the...

I recall watching the rehearsal for this on the airfield at Weston super Mare with John Dowling as the pilot. It all went pretty well,dropping the "spire" into a measured hole in a wooden block atop...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Aug 2019, 07:09
Replies: 1
Views: 1,770
Posted By heli1

David Hayler

Yrying to make contact with David...last heard of with Portuguese company. But believed back in UK Anyone got contact details? PM me
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Aug 2019, 08:45
Replies: 8
Views: 2,253
Posted By heli1

Smile World Speed Record Event 11th August @Helicopter Museum

This Sunday ,11th August marks the 33rd anniversary of G-LYNX breaking the world helicopter speed record,which it still holds today.The Museum Chairman( who was present at the time) will be giving a...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Aug 2019, 13:54
Replies: 39
Views: 22,527
Posted By heli1

Sadly the CBC .ca web site keeps crashing so we...

Sadly the CBC .ca web site keeps crashing so we are unable to read the report. Can anyone post a précis?
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jul 2019, 16:19
Replies: 30
Views: 7,950
Posted By heli1

I have been reading this thread with...

I have been reading this thread with interest,even tho I have had to battle through unwanted and unsolicited adverts all the way( administrators ...can't you do something about that?).Anyway I...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2019, 07:53
Replies: 17
Views: 2,672
Posted By heli1

Some interesting snippets coming in but still...

Some interesting snippets coming in but still need some decent photos of this Wessex. Some of those around st the time surely had their cameras handy plus a few Bristow PR pictures in the archives?
Forum: Rotorheads
7th May 2019, 11:59
Replies: 17
Views: 2,672
Posted By heli1

Thanks for that but can we get back to the...

Thanks for that but can we get back to the subject please everyone....
Forum: Rotorheads
7th May 2019, 08:38
Replies: 17
Views: 2,672
Posted By heli1

Thumbs up Calling memories of Bristow Wessex G-AVNE

The Helicopter Museum has just finished restoring this Wessex ,the first long range Series 60 which operated in several countries during its service with markings G-AVNE,PK-HBQ in Indonesia,VH-BHC in...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Mar 2019, 09:40
Replies: 3
Views: 2,065
Posted By heli1

Mark Harrisson

Hi...Looking for Mark,last seen flying an S-76 in the Channel Isles and with an address on Brecqhou? Need to contact him re Wombat gyrocopter history please.
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Mar 2019, 10:22
Replies: 77
Views: 31,251
Posted By heli1

So am I the only one to find this thread filled...

So am I the only one to find this thread filled by Google sponsored inappropriate adverts from cruise line companies?!
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Mar 2019, 04:08
Replies: 440
Views: 132,729
Posted By heli1

No info n duration of first flight ....joy...

No info n duration of first flight ....joy selected video clips and no engagement of the pusher pro pulsed .Looks like still a way to go.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Mar 2019, 22:24
Replies: 46
Views: 15,080
Posted By heli1

Black Hawk crash Tennessee Feb 2019

Black Hawk down FH1100 pilot? You don't know how true thst was....one crashed on its way to the show!

Blackhawk helicopter crashes in Moore County with 2 on board, pilot taken by LifeFlight for...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Feb 2019, 20:24
Replies: 100
Views: 58,332
Posted By heli1

So what has SAS AW169 G-SASX being doing since...

So what has SAS AW169 G-SASX being doing since the service stopped last November ?
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Dec 2018, 15:17
Replies: 6
Views: 1,758
Posted By heli1

Thanks muchly....Your advice being taken ,but...

Thanks muchly....Your advice being taken ,but just needed to know normal pressure. Usually the museum keeps its aircraft on blocks with the wheels off the ground and minimal tyre pressure but this...
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