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Jet Helicopter Question by Dick
In reviewing the Vortec Jet Helicopter plans, a reference is made to a "fuel transfer mechanism" modification to the rotor hub/control head. Although somewhat familiar with fixed wing fuel systems, I can't picture a "fuel line connection" between a stationary mast and a rotating blade?? Can...
April 7th 06 11:30 PM
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Schweitzer 300C/CB/CBi model for X-Plane? by AirDolphin
Does anyone know where one could obtain a Schweitzer 300C/CB/CBi or Hughes 269C model for X-Plane, version 7.x or 8.x? Thank you.
April 7th 06 12:59 PM
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kit helicopter club- Olympia, WA by 160thfan
I need to move my kit helicopter stuff from my house. I have fond a NEW shop right next to the airport here. It will be finished in about 2 weeks. I am looking to form a club to share the cost of the shop. I feel a shop would be better for builders than a hanger as far as power and water access. I...
April 7th 06 04:03 AM
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CH-47 Chinook Helicopter crashes down a bridge ( Video-Footage ) by Hansi
SEOUL, Korea -May 2001- CH-47 Chinook Helicopter smashed into a bridge killing three soldiers. A police spokesperson said the rotors of the helicopter got caught in support wires while it hovered during decoration work on the Olympic Bridge, built to commemorate the 1988 Olympic...
April 4th 06 09:28 AM
by John Yasar Go to last post
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MBB Bo105 Photos by [email protected]
Hello, Could any kind soul point me in the direction of Bo105 photos, particularly what i am after is a picture taken from the cockpit with the instruments square in the picture. I have tried many websites, however, i can only find cockpit pictures taken on an angle. Apologies if this post is not...
March 31st 06 05:07 PM
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Rotorcraft Fly-Ins by Stuart & Kathryn Fields
There is a new Helicopter Meet scheduled for early May: The Central Sierra Helicopter Meet. This event will take place May 5-7 at the Miller ranch located near Groveland Ca. Contact info: . This was motivated by their attendance at Homer Bell's fly-in. Should be a good...
March 27th 06 07:31 PM
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Headsets ? by jad
Hi Guys.. Okay Im looking into buying a new headset now ive gone commercial.. Was looking at standard sets but have been advised by many save up a little more and get an ANR set (thanks guys ;) Just a question regarding pricing of these sets. I require a set for use in helicopters but why is it,...
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March 23rd 06 10:31 PM
by Michael Ware Go to last post
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Biannual check ride question? by Eric D
Can a flight instructor that lost his/her medical still give a biannual check ride? Is the person that received the check ride the pilot in command or the flight instructor who is giving the biannual?
March 23rd 06 08:17 PM
by Michael Pilla Go to last post
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Third "turbine" on top of large Mil helis? by [email protected]
Hi, many of the large Mil helis have what looks like a third turbine above, and slightly behind the two main turbines. What is it? All of the specs for these helis say they have two turbines. I can see blades in some photos, so it's obviously something like a turbine. Thanks,...
March 19th 06 03:53 PM
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Rotorway versus Safari by claude lescure
This afternoon I had the oportunity of flying to someone who own a rotorway. So I came with my safari there 30minutes flying from my house and we decide to exchange one hour. I flew one hour with the rotorway and was impressed by the speed it rapidly build. Control command are nice and don't need...
March 16th 06 03:17 AM
by Stuart & Kathryn Fields Go to last post
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Experimental Helo by Cameron Carter
Thanks Kath and Stu Fields, For a great mag!! Cam. Ps. I met the guy with our(nz) first turbine Helicycle, What a great machine!!
March 10th 06 03:08 PM
by Stuart & Kathryn Fields Go to last post
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Question regarding to a recent R22 crash with failure autorotation by jbskies
Hi I am a fix-wing guy. I read about a recent R22 crash in AZ. http://www.ntsb.gov/NTSB/brief.asp?ev_id=20060228X00255&key=1 I have question that was it the limitation of the R22 caused the accident, or the pilot failed to, or made serious mistake that causes the blade stop? I read about a very...
March 9th 06 06:16 PM
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tracking lights by claude lescure
Good morning, I am looking for tracking lights to put at the tip of the blades to see tracking during flight. Have you heard of E-Z Track tracking lights? according to website made on C-GOEZ They seem to be small, cheap, use only two cells and have a feature where the centrifugal force from the...
March 5th 06 06:54 AM
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CPLH baybee!! by Beav
"The OTHER Kevin in San Diego" skiddz "AT" adelphia "DOT" net wrote in message ... Just walked in the door from my latest checkride - Commercial Pilot Helicopter. Busted a 94 on the written in about 40 mins. Oral this morning wasn't very...
March 3rd 06 11:20 AM
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CPLH baybee!! by B4RT
Kudos Kevin! Bart
February 27th 06 09:51 PM
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CPLH baybee!! by Steve R
Way to go, Kevin! :-D I'll bet that's a load off. Please keep us up to date on how the IFR training goes. I'm curious to hear your insights on manipulating charts and such in an aircraft that you really can't let go of for any significant time. I've got a pretty good idea of how it can go in...
February 27th 06 07:57 PM
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Erickson Air-Crane by Lorin Schrader
Erickson offered me a position yesterday and I wanted to know if anybody had any feedback on them as a company or employer. The manufacture the s-64E and F model sky cranes. Lorin
February 27th 06 06:12 PM
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CPLH baybee!! by Shiver
The OTHER Kevin in San Diego wrote: the DPE said, "Congratulations, you're a commercial helicopter pilot." Sweet!! Well Kevin let me be one of many to offer my most heartiest of congratulations and best wishes for your flying future. For the past year I have enjoyed immensely your...
February 27th 06 06:39 AM
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CPLH baybee!! by Jim Carriere
The OTHER Kevin in San Diego wrote: Just walked in the door from my latest checkride - Commercial Pilot Congratulations. Pat yourself on the back for this one. I didn't think I flew very well, That's one style of examination (actually a pretty good one). The examiner probably pushed you...
February 27th 06 04:45 AM
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CPLH baybee!! by Ol Shy & Bashful
February 27th 06 03:17 AM
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