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Bell Jetranger cockpit dimensions by HW
Hi, I'm considering building a full-size cockpit replica of the Jetranger in my garage, and running MS Flight Sim visuals through a projector. However one of my initial stumbling blocks is obtaining data about the internal dimensions of the cockpit (eg rudder pedal dimensions, distance from pedals...
September 16th 03 10:49 AM
by Andrew Crane Go to last post
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ANR Headsets suitable for heli pilots in training? by Kill Bill
Hi all, I am a student pilot, working on my PPL-H right now, and I have 6 hours in the R-22 so far. I have considered purchasing a pair of Active Noise Reduction headsets, Bose or Sennheiser etc (haven't compared them yet). However, the chief flight instructor at my school says that he doesn't...
September 16th 03 02:17 AM
by Stan Gosnell Go to last post
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off airport landings by Stan Gosnell
(tamflyer) wrote in : Anyone have source for any or all state aviation dept regulations governing landing helicopters at sites other than approved airports Seems to be lots of mis-information about this topic Feds FAA...
September 13th 03 04:49 PM
by Todd Go to last post
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Blonde pilot by Greg
I received this in an email, thought this group might enjoy :-). Greg. Blonde pilot A blonde pilot decided she wanted to learn how to fly a helicopter.She went to the airport, but the only one available was a solo helicopter. The Instructor figured he could let her go up alone since she...
September 13th 03 03:20 PM
by Greg Go to last post
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Vintage & Warbird mailing list. by Darryl Gibbs
If you are interested in Vintage or Warbird aircraft, you can join the Vintage and Warbird mailing list by sending a blank e-mail to the following address: or you can join by filling out your e-mail address in the sign up box provided at...
September 13th 03 09:53 AM
by Darryl Gibbs Go to last post
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Diesel engines for Planes Yahoo Group Jodel Diesel is Isuzu Citroen Peugeot by Roland M
Just letting you know about a yahoo group that is interested in using diesel. engines in Planes and Gyros. Some Planes already exist and are using diesel car engines. Like Dieselis/ Isuzu cast iron block going into production. Same engineer with a different plane using a 1.4ltr Citroen Jodel using...
September 13th 03 12:44 AM
by Roland M Go to last post
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Michael Braukus Headquarters, Washington September. 11, 2003 (Phone: 202/358-1979) Peter Golkin National Air and Space Museum, Washington (Phone: 202/633-2374) NOTE TO EDITORS: N03-90
September 11th 03 11:14 PM
by Tim Luton Go to last post
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Heli disappears by C.D. Damron
"dann mann" wrote in message ... This has me puzzled. The Coast Guard called off the search after some great expense I am sure. Just asking for info. The case just bugs me for some reason. (hmmm, my...
September 11th 03 12:41 AM
by Shaber CJ Go to last post
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Historic Fly-By at Meigs Field today.... by BEEPER708
The National Air Tour ( http://www.nationalairtour.org ) in their WWI and WWII vintage aircraft did a symbolic fly-by past Meigs Field today on Chicago's Lakefront. If you're interested in checking out some photo's, visit http://www.DemolitionDick.com and click on the Headline for that story. It...
September 10th 03 01:24 AM
by BEEPER708 Go to last post
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helis update by jorge
Hi, now you can help me improve the site! There is a User Contributed Notes section at the bottom of each page be kind and I share your knowledge. :) Helicoper History site www.helis.com
September 7th 03 03:12 PM
by jorge Go to last post
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Small Sheriff's Departments Using Helicopters by Gig Giacona
Are any of you guys flying for "small" SOs that have received their helicopters from the military? How is your program set up? What are pilot requirements?
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September 7th 03 09:52 AM
by Ed Ortiz Go to last post
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First helicopter (Remember those days?) by Jim
Hello everyone, I bet this has been covered many times before, and I apologize for asking yet again. I further apologize for the long post. I'm one of those new, soon-to-be pilots that needs a lot of advice. I thought if I gave a bunch of information, some might see how serious I am and might also...
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September 6th 03 11:17 PM
by Micbloo Go to last post
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Pop out floats on a 206BIII by Mike Th...
We operate floats on all our Jetrangers and our 407. For a 206BIII, I think the weight difference compared to high skids is about 75lbs. As for an effect on airspeed I'm not so sure because I'm on the maintenance side of the company. Yet I figure 5-10 knots. If you want some precise numbers I...
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September 6th 03 10:16 AM
by Mikko Pietilš Go to last post
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rotor brakes by Bill Chernoff
What are the limitations on rotor brake use? Can you throw off the lead-lag if you "stomp the brakes" too hard? Bill
September 5th 03 11:14 PM
by John Go to last post
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Tall pilots in Helo's... by BEEPER708
What do you do if your'e extremely tall?? Can you put extensions on the pedals on a bell 47, or R44? My seat in my Archer was modified to go back an extra 6" which accomodates me fine, but I've yet to find a Helo I can sit in and keep my feet on the pedals??? Help? I want my rotor rating!!
September 5th 03 05:05 AM
by Stan Gosnell Go to last post
5 1,475
How do you do it ( hover ) by ABE
Hey Can any one in here tale me, or rather explain to me how to hover ?? I have tried it in a R22, but it tilt / turned, every time. First I hold only the height, then height and pedals and that was OK, but when I should hold the stick, the helicopter flip. I have asked around, and the nearest I...
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September 4th 03 03:41 AM
by Frederick Wilson Go to last post
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Aircraft Walkaround Center updated by Robert Lundin
I have updated the site with 4 new walkarounds: - SG-38 glider - Alouette III 'Grasshoppers' - Kamov Ka 26 - C-47 Skytrain / Dakota Welcome in :-) Robert Lundin
September 3rd 03 10:53 PM
by Robert Lundin Go to last post
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Airshows and Aviation Employment pages. by Darryl Gibbs
The latest amendments to the CNAPG site have now been uploaded. They concern the Airshows, Fly-ins and Airshows links page at: http://www.cnapg.com/airshowsites.htm and the Aviation Employment and Volunteer Opportunities page at: http://www.cnapg.com/employment.htm
September 2nd 03 03:04 PM
by Darryl Gibbs Go to last post
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How to purchase helicopter wreckage? by [email protected]
A few weeks ago a helicopter crashed out at my local airport. Nobody will talk to me about how I would go about attempting to buy the wreckage. I know that it has to sit until the NTSB gets through with it, but what happens then. It belonged to a flight school and was destroyed when an...
September 1st 03 03:20 PM
by brien Go to last post
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sneezing while flying helicopter by Simon
Hi, I am interested in helicopter flying and may book a lesson, etc. I have a serious question that perhaps is slightly comical. I have read lots of info, and it seems to me that a sneeze could be fatal. I mean, it's dodgy in a car - more dangerous than adjusting the stereo perhaps. To the...
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September 1st 03 05:50 AM
by joe Go to last post
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