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Ka-50 Werewolf by tonini
The Kamov Ka 50 Werewolf is a single-seat Russian combat helicopter with the coaxial rotor system of the Kamov OKB. It was designed in the 1980s and adopted for service in the Russian army in 1995. From the time the Ka-50 was ordered in 1987 it was known that the limited night-time capability of...
November 14th 12 08:39 PM
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Bell 206L4 Flight Manual by Wazzow
The previous thread was closed, and all the links in it are dead. I'm looking for a Bell 206L4 Flight Manual (digital version, preferably pdf) I'm currently trying to get it from Bell. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
October 31st 12 04:38 AM
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Human Interface Rotor Control (HIR) HMI /HAM by davh12
Had some feed back on this design. Bell is currently looking it over. No promises. www.envisionhelicopters.com US Patent App. # 12,462,595 Human Interface Rotor System Helicopter (HIR) The HIR airframe uses "human interface" in conjunction with an offset axis gimbal joint to "morph" the airframe...
October 27th 12 03:00 PM
by davh12 Go to last post
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Mini 500 and Solar T-62 for sale by sailjeff444
Completed Mini 500 very with turbine engine. Serial number 122. N402CP No logs, but excellent workmanship. Builder had $24K in kit and $12.5 in the engine. I'm lookig for $19K/ offer. Located SW Mo. Jeff
October 7th 12 04:17 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Engine Out Operation by Charles Talleyrand
I'm curious. Can a Blackhawk, Chinook, or other large military helicopter hover with one engine out? What is the procedure for one- engine-out operations for large helicopters? I assume no one auto rotates a 30,000 lbs helicopter??? The obvious internet searches didn't help. -Much...
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August 16th 12 05:33 PM
by S-R Go to last post
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Safari for sale by Stu Fields
I'm selling my Safari $70K. If interested call (760) 377 4478 for a bunch of extras.
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December 7th 11 07:10 PM
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Feast by quosmA1371
Feast! Thanksgiving is upon us, so we’re keeping this week’s update small. With so many Dota 2 tournaments cropping up lately we’ve been spending some time expanding our tournament features. Our latest update brings the first of these, adding save/load functionality to private...
December 3rd 11 02:53 AM
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having recently videotaped one here. by nerji524
"You'll be seeing more and more of me as we get closer to the caucuses," he said. "Hopefully I'll be able to convince almost all of you to go to caucus. I really do want your support." The former Massachusetts governor, who had irked some Iowans by paying little attention to the state for much of...
November 26th 11 02:21 AM
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3 American Students Held in Protests, Egyptians Sa by minmia3i
A spokesman for the Justice Ministry, Adel Saeed, said the men had been arrested by the police on Monday "for throwing Molotov cocktails from atop the A.U.C. building" approximate Tahrir Square, the epicenter of Egyptian protest. The university has a university close the square with several cheap...
November 23rd 11 06:10 AM
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SPL present-day somebody Han Han by hwqqly832
Han Han, Kevin Tsai, Niu Er, I would not say that three is the world's most famous contemporary figures, say the whole line of China's most famous characters. Gestures, words, an movement, have a amazing affect . thought to open the software, but when I resolved long ago and today, Niu Er is the...
October 14th 11 02:12 AM
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J-2 McCullough gyro blades by Stu Fields
Have a project that needs 6 blades from the J-2. The blades need to be in flyable condition for the restoration of a rare McCullough tandem rotor helicopter. Any clues out there????
September 28th 11 05:18 PM
by emeleysantya Go to last post
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Golden West Airshow by Stu Fields
The Golden West Airshow (June 12-14) is scheduled to see several homebuilt helicopters. Expected are Mosquito, Rotorway, Safari, Helicycle and possibly an Ultrasport. Good x-section. The Experimental Helo Magazine will have a booth... stu
June 21st 11 07:15 AM
by makemoneyn Go to last post
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Oshkosh helicopters by Stu Fields
Well there was a tip jet (70% H202) ship there with one pilot with 20 min and a reported other pilot with a few hundred hours... Sikorsky had a battery powered 269 on display with a duration spec of 15 min. Safaris, Rotorways and Mosquitos and Larry Neals Butterfly wrapped up the rotor craft.
June 5th 11 09:11 AM
by elexamilkitte Go to last post
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Helicopter pictures from the Antarctic by BERNIE THE BUNION
ENJOY FOLKS I scarfed the link from an Australian aviation newsgroup. Three pages of fascinating clear decent sized photos from a pilots adventure in the Antarctic. http://www.pprune.org/jet-blast/397397-ppruner-john-eacott-antarctica-stu nning-pictures.html
June 3rd 11 07:35 AM
by MarckCargo Go to last post
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Undersling and 2/rev by Stu Fields
If an over weight pilot exceeds the recommended seat weight of his helicopter, will this affect undersling enough to cause an increase in the 2/rev vibration??? Does increasing G forces cause an increase in 2/rev?? Stu
June 2nd 11 11:24 PM
by elexamilkitte Go to last post
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vibration measurement system by Stu Fields
I have heard that there is a down loadable application for the Iphone that can produce 3 axis vibration measurements and store them for analysis on my computer. EEK!! I said "How Much" and the guy said 499. I said sold!! $500 is cheap for that capability and the guy said "No $4.99"!!! I'm...
May 27th 11 04:07 AM
by BedMoonexatte Go to last post
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Other Rotorhead Links by davh12
http://stingraysrotorforum.activeboard.com/forum.spark?aBID=126840&p=1 More to follow Regards, Dave
February 2nd 11 09:25 PM
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You guys missed a good one. by Stu Fields
Central Sierra Helicopter Meet was a grand success. There were a couple of R-44s, several R-22s, Two Bell 47s and two Jet Rangers. With all of the certified clutter out of the way, there were two helicycles flying, several under construction showing the various aspects, a Mosquito flying all...
May 5th 10 11:54 PM
by Elzee36 Go to last post
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more new coinage by Stu Fields
POLTF: Problems Obvious to the Least Tutored in the Field. This is to be used with NHFY: None Have Failed Yet. NHFY is an industry accepted response to POLTF
April 20th 10 06:34 PM
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New coinage by Stu Fields
I've coined a new acronym that stands for a principle often used in the experimental helicopter community. I have named it NHFY. It stands for None Have Failed Yet. It is a reliability measurement used by some that certainly needs close examination to ascertain the validity. Some folks who...
April 7th 10 03:41 AM
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