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Helicopter Designations by David R Townend
The Second Revised Edition of "Military Aircraft Designations and Systems" from AeroFile Publications still has copies available, however, we are getting close to the end of our printing run. I am sure that if we expected the kind of response we have had, we would have budgeted for...
October 16th 03 02:27 AM
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where's the THRILL in flying? (read this one) by BW
I was searching through some past articles trying to answer the above question and came across someone who wrote this: "I can tell you that the thrill of soloing, being THE ONLY ONE in charge of your continued success, is the thrill of a life time" You might have guessed that this person was a...
October 16th 03 11:09 AM
by BW Go to last post
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what's the THRILL of flying (NOT dancing!) by BW
Apologies for the stupid, stupid error in my last THRILL posting. Yes, I am a researcher, and NO it that wasn't a spam. Only moments before, I'd been talking to some country dancers and hence my error. So please read on - this is how it should have read.... (but if there are pilots out there who...
October 16th 03 11:21 AM
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Rotorfest by [email protected]
WEST CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA. WEST CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA. Rotorfest takes place October 18 and 19 at the American Helicopter Museum. Helicopter airshow from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., featuring Army special operations command parachute team; Bell 47 fly-in; and military, police, Coast Guard, and news...
October 17th 03 10:48 AM
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helis update by jorge
The helicopter database usage is being update check it http://www.helis.com/database please send your comments Helis database is a collaborative project to find helicopter related information. Anyone can add or edit an entry, so feel free to join us. You can enter/search Construction Numbers,...
October 19th 03 10:26 PM
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The meaning of life 41767 by Micbloo
Single and in search of partner in Ft Worth area. Contact me any time. Own a helicopter?
October 20th 03 03:45 AM
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Is there a FAA Manual for Heli flight examiners? gps required? by Eric D
Is there a FAA issued manual for helicopter designated flight examiners? If yes, is it somewhere online? Friend of mine wants to be sure he has all requirements met for taking his flight exam. Different flight instructors tell him he needs different things before taking his check ride. He would...
October 21st 03 04:38 PM
by Bart Go to last post
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Volcanex Exercice by HELIMAT
For this update, you can see Volcanex exercise, it's European RESCO mission. The pictures are made by Serge Van Heertum, belgian Helimat's contact. New compagnie in French country : HELI-OR All on the www.helimat.com Take a tee-shirt for meeting, you can identify another passionate. Available
October 21st 03 05:35 PM
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AH64 tail rotor by CivetOne
Hi Tim, When Hughes Tool Co., Aircraft Division experimented with the OH-6A to make it very quiet, the engineers knew that a big source of noise was the tail rotor. To make the tail rotor quieter, they decided to increase the blade area and decrease the rpm. The most convenient (i.e., least...
October 23rd 03 07:18 PM
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Consistant trailing edges on rotor blades by 3D-Don
I saw something on TV a few nights ago on Discovery Wings, on the show "A Chopper Is Born". For those not familiar with the show, a guy from England is building an Exec helo and the build process is filmed and played back in half hour segments. Any who... This particular episode focused on the...
October 24th 03 06:07 AM
by Ken Sandyeggo Go to last post
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Split Cycle Engine Technology by Canzie
SplitCycle Engine Returns! www.SplitCycle.com.au
October 24th 03 02:34 PM
by Cam Go to last post
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R22 training software or simulator?? by EGWW
Ive got a few hours several years ago in R22 and a 47 and want to continue transition. Is there any interesting training or simulator software out currently?? Im not looking for a career, just personal use Rocky are you still watching this group?? regards JB
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October 26th 03 02:36 AM
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How many aircraft types photographed????? Loads of rotors by Tim
Take a look at www.ukskies.co.uk about 600 aircraft types and variants. Covers civil aircraft including loads of helicopters & gyros, also covers airliners, light aircraft, microlights and all sorts. Has very many unusual aircraft and indeed unique aircraft.
October 26th 03 09:49 PM
by Tim Go to last post
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Rotorcraft for wood fire : Bell 205 A1, Squirrel B3, Skycrane and Mi-Mil 26 The Valair's dolphin C3 at SAMU 11 One nice picture : EC 130 at LFPI ( French Heliport of Paris ) Good visit at www.helimat.com Luc c/o HELIMAT www.helimat.com par où passe l'informations sur l'hélico
October 28th 03 06:27 PM
by HELIMAT Go to last post
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Sikorsky by Caitlin
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October 28th 03 09:25 PM
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Is there a FAA Manual for Heli flight examiners? gps required? by Eric D
GPS: If a piece of equipment is installed in the machine that will be used in a checkride the PIC must know its functionality and be able to demonstrate its use. For a private checkride there's no requirement to know GPS use unless its installed and not marked inop before the ride....
October 29th 03 12:34 PM
by Eric D Go to last post
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Kamov folding helicopter? by Mr.Twistair
Joss, this heli is slightly described at http://twistairclub.narod.ru including photos of it's step-by-step unfolding. It wasn't ever flown. The main reason why is mostly explained as "no suitable engine which would fit this design that time". I've heard that it was designed to be powered by small...
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October 29th 03 01:19 PM
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Le Chant de l'Alouette - Remy Michelin by HELIMAT
Remy MICHELIN recidive ! Après Dragons & Pélicans, ouvrage d'images de très belle qualité, sur les appareils de la Sécurité Civile, Après De plumes et de fer, autre ouvrage qui fait le parallèle entre les oiseaux et les machines, ou l'on peut voir se cotoyer le concorde près d'un cygne, la...
October 30th 03 07:55 PM
by HELIMAT Go to last post
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Hyping the Intermeshing Configuration by Dave Jackson
Just a little aerodynamic propaganda. :) http://www.unicopter.com/0995.html
October 31st 03 09:34 PM
by Dave Jackson Go to last post
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Lycoming -360 drawings and dimensions by Mr.Twistair
A guy here asked me to help: he is designing a homebuilt aircraft which he wishes to power with '360 Lyco. Are there in the Net any pics of these engines containing engine's detailed dimensions? Thanks in advance, Alex http://protor.narod.ru - The aircraft which this guy designes
November 1st 03 07:10 PM
by Dave Jackson Go to last post
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