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  Topic: Why helicopter pilots wearing helmet
bladeslap

Replies: 4
Views: 3613

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Sat Mar 04, 2006 6:02 am   Subject: Why helicopter pilots wearing helmet
I'm pretty sure there have been threads on this already on the forums so it might pay to do a search, but basically helmets protect you from head injuries which might otherwise lead to your death. Th ...
  Topic: .
bladeslap

Replies: 19
Views: 4273

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Fri Mar 03, 2006 3:43 am   Subject: .
Wouldn't want to lose balance and put your hand out to steady yourself on the t/r driveshaft either. Laughing

Is that an APU with its exhaust hanging out there under said t/r driveshaft?
  Topic: Flying School Blurb.
bladeslap

Replies: 48
Views: 8465

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Fri Mar 03, 2006 3:39 am   Subject: Flying School Blurb.
Is your mind truly boggled, or are you being facetious? Confused

They're obviously saying that really, if you have the necessary limbs and motor skills for driving a car, you have the physical requirem ...
  Topic: Play Time!! (with a purpose of course..)
bladeslap

Replies: 22
Views: 4082

PostForum: Anything Goes!   Posted: Fri Mar 03, 2006 3:27 am   Subject: Play Time!! (with a purpose of course..)
First try I got 51.03 seconds...

I guess I'll await the phonecall from the USAF. Razz

EDIT: Ok, scratch that! My lacking-in-grunt work PC seems to run this thing a bit slower than my personal ...
  Topic: Your first car
bladeslap

Replies: 21
Views: 14365

PostForum: Anything Goes!   Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2006 11:26 pm   Subject: Your first car
My first set of wheels was this 1962 Mini (850 body with Cooper S running gear including the rubber cone suspension). It was originally a crappy white colour, we had it stripped and resprayed, and ha ...
  Topic: Do You Shoot Film or Digital
bladeslap

Replies: 15
Views: 6847

PostForum: Helicopter Photography   Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2006 10:55 pm   Subject: Do You Shoot Film or Digital
V. nice Coyote. Cool

I shoot digital, currently have a Canon 300D (Digital Rebel to those of you in the US and possibly Kiss Digital or similar for the Euro members), and it has served me well ov ...
  Topic: Free Copy of Heli Ops 2006 Helicopters at Work Calender ****
bladeslap

Replies: 31
Views: 8294

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2006 10:27 pm   Subject: Free Copy of Heli Ops 2006 Helicopters at Work Calender ****
Got my calendar yesterday, looks excellent on the wall. Thanks Ned. Smile
  Topic: Whats the Sexiest Looking Helo Out There
bladeslap

Replies: 44
Views: 18365

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 8:34 am   Subject: Whats the Sexiest Looking Helo Out There
What about Magnum P.I. ? that 500 is hot, infact the 500 series is by far the sleekest and sexiest helicopter out there downtown
Its like flying a sports car. Yeah baby!

I can only hope I get t ...
  Topic: Surplus Helicopters
bladeslap

Replies: 14
Views: 3642

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2006 3:07 am   Subject: Surplus Helicopters
bladeslap,
do u have the web site for that company?

Sure mate, it's www.jetfighter.com.au

As I said, I've found no mention of the Cobra on there now, and they don't seem to be based at Bankstow ...
  Topic: Surplus Helicopters
bladeslap

Replies: 14
Views: 3642

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Feb 01, 2006 9:22 am   Subject: Surplus Helicopters
There is an outfit here in Sydney who are restoring a Cobra for work taking up paying passengers. They're one of those companies who do flights in L-39s, Strikemasters and the like.

I'm having tro ...
  Topic: Whisper mode here we come thanks to Eurocopter
bladeslap

Replies: 6
Views: 1784

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2006 1:06 am   Subject: Whisper mode here we come thanks to Eurocopter
Aww, but I like the blade slap noise. Sad

Obviously it's a great idea as far as most of the world is concerned, but personally, helicopters are music to my ears, I hope they never get too quiet! Smile
  Topic: Whats the Sexiest Looking Helo Out There
bladeslap

Replies: 44
Views: 18365

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2006 5:35 am   Subject: Whats the Sexiest Looking Helo Out There
Is someone seriously trying to tell me a R44 is better looking than this...

CH Cool Thumbs Up

ps : Nothing against 44's by the way, got a few hundred hours in them.

http://www.danodwyer.bigp ...
  Topic: Puma crash video - anyone know anything about it?
bladeslap

Replies: 6
Views: 8837

PostForum: The Safety Sheet   Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2006 2:11 am   Subject: Puma crash video - anyone know anything about it?
Thanks Sarah - I stumbled upon the new sections after the fact. Embarassed I'll have to have a good look around and get re-aquainted with the site! Smile
  Topic: WINNERS OF THE 2005 HELI TORQUE PHOTO COMP
bladeslap

Replies: 19
Views: 10600

PostForum: Helicopter Photography   Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2006 12:07 am   Subject: WINNERS OF THE 2005 HELI TORQUE PHOTO COMP
I'm afraid I disagree. It's a great shot of snow in the Rocky mountains or wherever but it's a poor shot of a helicopter. Sad

So every helicopter-related photo needs to be a study of the helicopter ...
  Topic: Puma crash video - anyone know anything about it?
bladeslap

Replies: 6
Views: 8837

PostForum: The Safety Sheet   Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2006 11:39 pm   Subject: Puma crash video - anyone know anything about it?
Yep, that's the one.
 
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