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Helicycle by Stu Fields
Well, advancing age brings with it some clear thinking and some not so clear. I have purchased a Helicycle Kit and still own my Baby Belle. People with more than one helicopter that aren't in some commercial business are at least suspect. My wife is probably just patiently waiting for me to...
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July 30th 09 05:27 PM
by The OTHER Kevin in San Diego Go to last post
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Blade de-lamination by Stu Fields
Recently there was an accident with a very low time (3hr TT)RotorWay helicopter being piloted by a high time RotorWay experienced instructor and the owner a commercial rated helo pilot. They were hovering at a 3' level with the owner at the controls when it snapped rolled to the left so hard...
July 30th 09 02:39 AM
by Steve R.[_2_] Go to last post
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Enstrom ride by Stu Fields
I finally got a few (15) minutes in a turbocharged Enstrom. Controls heavier than what I'm used to. CHT issue at 4500' two up and 65F Overboost light while hovering Vibration level felt a bit more than my two blade Safari Auto very nice. No VSI but it looked a lot nicer than the...
June 24th 09 02:46 PM
by Stu Fields Go to last post
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rotorcraft of course by Stu Fields
Anyone out there?
June 23rd 09 10:06 AM
by Linc Go to last post
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DCS Blackshark simulation by John A. Mason
I just picked up DCS Blackshark from Best Buy ($40). What are the going opinions on this sim currently?Also, given the Russian text in the cockpit, how do those of you (us) that don't know how to read Russian play the sim. Is it possible? Thoughts? Thanks, John PS I have not opened the box yet...
June 6th 09 04:49 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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looking far a really great article by Steve L.[_1_]
Hi, I am looking for a helo magazine article, someones opinion on the last page. It compared helo to fixedwing ops and had some very good thoughts. One of them was that airlines make everything adapt to them to increase safety. They operate in an almost completely known environment like runway...
April 25th 09 04:44 PM
by Steve L.[_1_] Go to last post
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New Huey Cleared for USMC Deployment by Michel[_2_]
DefenseNews.com August 27, 2008 New Huey Cleared for USMC Deployment By BRYAN MITCHELL Marines will soon fly in the first newly engineered Huey helicopter the U.S.
April 5th 09 09:31 PM
by FreedomAerospace Go to last post
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Victimizing Aircraft Designers - An American Specialty? (wasFetters) by Dennis Fetters
Poultry in Motion wrote: Dennis Fetters wrote: This is an open challenge, and request to Mr. Agusto Cicare, so will someone in touch please let him know; Try Glenn Ryerson http://www.3cats.com/helicopter/ He knows both you and Cicare well.
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April 3rd 09 11:08 PM
by Barnyard BOb Go to last post
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Threatened by Dennis Fetter by cavelamb[_2_]
When some particular people were giving me so much grief about out parasol, I hope I was never this big of a jerk... Richard
April 3rd 09 01:41 AM
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Victimizing Aircraft Designers - An American Specialty? (wasFetters) by Dennis Fetters
Poultry in Motion wrote: This is as clear as I can make it: "Ask Dennis to identify *the Mini-500 prototype* for you." Ok, ask me. What do you want to know about the "Mini-500 prototype". It was the first Mini-500 I built, so it was a prototype. What point are you trying to make? Please just...
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April 1st 09 06:32 AM
by Poultry in Motion Go to last post
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Aircraft Museum Hangar Building Project by Jason[_2_]
WHO: The Pueblo Historical Aircraft Society WHAT: is raising funds for a second hangar for the Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum to protect and display the remaining aircraft that are currently located outdoors. This hangar will also be used to expand historical aviation displays for viewing by the...
March 12th 09 02:47 AM
by Jason[_2_] Go to last post
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How difficult is it to shoot down a helicopter? by Asteras
I do apologise for the intrusion... The subject of this posting is not nice... But I have a good reason to ask for professional advice (and I am neither a terrorist nor a common criminal): One of the most notorious criminals of Greece, managed to escape (again) by using a hijacked...
March 8th 09 02:29 PM
by Brien Go to last post
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How To Cut The Cost Of The President's New Helicopter. by mike
How To Cut The Cost Of The President's New Helicopter. http://lexingtoninstitute.org/1380.shtml There's a simple way of eliminating all of the recently reported cost increase in the presidential helicopter replacement program: kill the more advanced version of the new copter and stick with the...
March 7th 09 05:40 AM
by mike Go to last post
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MINI 500, Rinke, Turbine, Helicopter for sale, Helicopter, Revolution, Turbine Power by TurbineMini Richard
I am selling my turbine dream package before the wife uses it to attract a new boyfriend(you can't have the #). It includes 1) Turbine Powered Helicopter ready to track and balance. 2) The Turbine is the T62-2a1-32 160hp (installed and tested) 3) Automatic starting system 4) Rinke Transmission 5)...
January 28th 09 08:50 PM
by ALFA07 Go to last post
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Silver State Helicopters by Brien
Where did all the Silver State Helicopters go. I am sure someone got control of them but who as I have not seen them show up for sale anywhere.
January 28th 09 03:42 PM
by dkraft Go to last post
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Neo kit helicopter by Hunter[_2_]
Anyone know the current status of the Neo helicopter kit by youngcopter? This is German built kit that looks a lot like the MD 520N. Their web site has not been updated since June 2008 and I could not find any info on the fight testing.
January 28th 09 12:51 AM
by Hunter[_2_] Go to last post
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Gyro PRECESSION by [email protected]
I've been reading up on gyro precession as it refers to gyroplanes. It seems that is not how a rotor disc works on a gyroplane. The info I've found so far states that: a two blade rotor system doesn't tilt by precession, but that it's entirely aerodynamic and uses vane (pitch?). How does gyro...
January 22nd 09 02:21 AM
by Steve R.[_2_] Go to last post
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P.I.O. problem by [email protected]
I was making some soup and dumplins and just like rotorcraft flying I got P.I.O. problem. You have to cook them with the lid on so the steam will bake the dumplins. However trying to find just the right setting on the old electric stove is not always easy. Turn the dial up to much and it begins to...
January 21st 09 02:20 AM
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HOW MANY RAF2000's built and how many crashed? by [email protected]
After reading a lot over the www about RAF gyros, I'd seen that many of the accidents seem to be related to pilot error. I wondered if anybody knew how many RAF2000 had been sold? I heard it was in the neighbourhood of eight hundred or so kits. I was trying to make an accident percentage based on...
January 19th 09 07:01 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Report spam messages and hateful messages get our newsgroup back by Hunter[_2_]
Dear helo drivers. I miss the quality of group we used to have!!!! If you look to the top left of messages you will see a more options link. Click that link and let's start reporting spam and hate and get this newsgroup cleaned up.
January 19th 09 02:53 AM
by Ol Shy & Bashful Go to last post
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