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25th Oct 2020, 20:58
Replies: 53
Views: 11,280
Posted By MightyGem

Well, I know we always say that 30 miles is 50ks,...

Well, I know we always say that 30 miles is 50ks, but this site says 48.28:
https://www.metric-conversions.org/length/miles-to-kilometers.htm
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Oct 2020, 21:34
Replies: 53
Views: 9,449
Posted By MightyGem

As a QHI that would have been useful to scare the...

As a QHI that would have been useful to scare the students. :}
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Oct 2020, 19:55
Replies: 53
Views: 9,449
Posted By MightyGem

Never knew that.

Never knew that.
22nd Oct 2020, 21:10
Replies: 7
Views: 3,025
Posted By MightyGem

Bit of a long read, but well worth it: ...

Bit of a long read, but well worth it:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/zmwdry9583szpss/CRM%20Works.pdf?dl=0
21st Oct 2020, 21:09
Replies: 13
Views: 2,722
Posted By MightyGem

An outstanding series. Probably the best...

An outstanding series. Probably the best programme on Spitfire restoration that I've seen. :ok:
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Oct 2020, 20:41
Replies: 53
Views: 9,449
Posted By MightyGem

No, it wasn't hated. When it stayed serviceable...

No, it wasn't hated. When it stayed serviceable it was hard to beat, especially the Mk7 and 9. Mind you, it did kill a few of us. :(
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Oct 2020, 20:31
Replies: 53
Views: 9,449
Posted By MightyGem

Ahh..they seem to have put the correct blades on...

Ahh..they seem to have put the correct blades on in the correct direction.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Oct 2020, 21:12
Replies: 53
Views: 9,449
Posted By MightyGem

One or two have been turned into camping pods: ...

One or two have been turned into camping pods:
https://www.mirror.co.uk/travel/uk-ireland/gallery/helicopter-actually-fully-equipped-caravan-11526657

and I believe someone is trying to get one...
17th Oct 2020, 21:17
Replies: 89
Views: 21,648
Posted By MightyGem

Ahhh...those were the days. Good days.

Ahhh...those were the days. Good days.
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Oct 2020, 20:03
Replies: 7
Views: 2,877
Posted By MightyGem

FOD rather than a fence, I think.

FOD rather than a fence, I think.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2020, 19:42
Replies: 16
Views: 4,010
Posted By MightyGem

Yes, it all makes for very impressive...

Yes, it all makes for very impressive crashworthiness. I don't know if any other comes near it?
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2020, 20:16
Replies: 16
Views: 4,010
Posted By MightyGem

It will do a bit better than that, Shy. The Black...

It will do a bit better than that, Shy. The Black Hawk and Apache have demonstrated their ability to absorb hard landing impacts of up to 6.1 m/s (20 ft/s) with minimal or no damage to the aircraft...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Oct 2020, 21:03
Replies: 16
Views: 3,227
Posted By MightyGem

That's a shame. They made good kit.

That's a shame. They made good kit.
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Oct 2020, 19:07
Replies: 35
Views: 10,530
Posted By MightyGem

All figures are from FOI requests. ...

All figures are from FOI requests.


Hmmm...where have I heard that before. In this case though, it might be true.
6th Oct 2020, 20:47
Replies: 20
Views: 2,595
Posted By MightyGem

Thanks for that, Declan. :ok:

Thanks for that, Declan. :ok:
3rd Oct 2020, 19:30
Replies: 252
Views: 91,065
Posted By MightyGem

That apostrophe worked as I thought it would...

That apostrophe worked as I thought it would though. :)
2nd Oct 2020, 19:34
Replies: 252
Views: 91,065
Posted By MightyGem

A bit like this really: :E How many pilots does...

A bit like this really: :E
How many pilots does it take to change a nav light?

1 to change the nav light and to post that the nav light has been
changed

14 to share similar experiences of...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Oct 2020, 19:18
Replies: 45
Views: 6,686
Posted By MightyGem

Another is when asking a technical(especially a...

Another is when asking a technical(especially a POF one) question, you will get many answers, some contradictory, as everyone thinks they know how they work. The Rotary Test Pilot at Boscombe Down...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Oct 2020, 19:08
Replies: 45
Views: 6,686
Posted By MightyGem

Thought that was the case with all helicopters to...

Thought that was the case with all helicopters to be honest. ;)
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Sep 2020, 20:21
Replies: 35
Views: 10,530
Posted By MightyGem

So, for those that are still interested here are...

So, for those that are still interested here are the NPAS stats for 2019-20.

The downward spiral continues. Costs are up, Actioned Calls(where an aircraft arrives overhead a job) have gone down by...
19th Sep 2020, 20:42
Replies: 8
Views: 1,264
Posted By MightyGem

Good news indeed, but how many times have we...

Good news indeed, but how many times have we heard this in the past and yet it's still not happened.
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Sep 2020, 20:39
Replies: 9
Views: 2,627
Posted By MightyGem

Never used to that reliable, either, and spares...

Never used to that reliable, either, and spares were often a problem.
6th Sep 2020, 20:31
Replies: 2
Views: 1,599
Posted By MightyGem

End Of Gliding At Bicester?

Sad news. I did two courses there in the 70s....
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Aug 2020, 21:31
Replies: 35
Views: 10,530
Posted By MightyGem

Only Exeter, Bournemouth, Doncaster, Birmingham,...

Only Exeter, Bournemouth, Doncaster, Birmingham, Hawarden and Newcastle are airports. The rest are a mix of RAF airfields, a minor airfield and an aerodrome. Picky, I know. ;)
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Aug 2020, 22:04
Replies: 35
Views: 10,530
Posted By MightyGem

Maybe 6 out of the 15.

Maybe 6 out of the 15.
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