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  Topic: Taking delivery of a new heli this week
EddieHeli

Replies: 40
Views: 22738

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:31 pm   Subject: Taking delivery of a new heli this week
Just read the writeup in Blades, Nice machine and a very balanced write-up from Dennis.
How many hours have you flown in it now and whats the furthest you have flown.
I am seriously considering a R ...
  Topic: Teenagers attack air ambulance
EddieHeli

Replies: 31
Views: 14030

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 8:03 pm   Subject: Teenagers attack air ambulance
They have both since been released on bail while inquiries continue.

This is what annoys me about this country, they should be locked up and treated like animals as that is clearly how they choose ...
  Topic: Heli safety in comparison with other modes of transport
EddieHeli

Replies: 10
Views: 4508

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2010 7:56 pm   Subject: Heli safety in comparison with other modes of transport
I have seen several quotes that the Helicopter is the only form of transport that has saved more people than it has killed, however I don't know if that is still true with the recent spate of Medivac ...
  Topic: PPL(H) as a 'hobby' rather than a means to a CPL?
EddieHeli

Replies: 63
Views: 42358

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2010 6:56 pm   Subject: PPL(H) as a 'hobby' rather than a means to a CPL?
Go for it while you can, who knows what tomorrow will bring.

Apologies in advance for the following long Post but I write it by way of explanation.

I always wanted to fly as long as I can rememb ...
  Topic: Taking delivery of a new heli this week
EddieHeli

Replies: 40
Views: 22738

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:13 pm   Subject: Taking delivery of a new heli this week
In all the discussion I forgot to say to CaptainKev, well done, hope you enjoy it and I am extremely jealous.
Let me know if you are coming anywhere near Sywell so I can have a good butchers at your ...
  Topic: Taking delivery of a new heli this week
EddieHeli

Replies: 40
Views: 22738

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:02 pm   Subject: Taking delivery of a new heli this week
Yeah, a lot of people like building things but then lose interest when its done.
Also it takes a long time and peoples lives change over that time.
Just as an example, for some of the ones currently ...
  Topic: Taking delivery of a new heli this week
EddieHeli

Replies: 40
Views: 22738

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2009 8:42 pm   Subject: Taking delivery of a new heli this week
I have dreamed of owning a Rotorway since the mid 90s, and was the reason I got my Heli Licence.
Southern Helicopters are the UK agents, and did the Mark Evans Build behind the scenes for A Chopper i ...
  Topic: R22 Leasebacks Required Urgently
EddieHeli

Replies: 7
Views: 3642

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 9:09 pm   Subject: R22 Leasebacks Required Urgently
Have you seen the two for sale in the Just PlaneTrading Ad in Pilot Mag?

In fact what is the going rate for leaseback? I may consider buying them myself if I can cover the payments with a leaseback ...
  Topic: R44 Leaseback
EddieHeli

Replies: 16
Views: 9759

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 10:30 am   Subject: Leaseback
hi heliaviator,

What do you supply for that rate.

i.e. who pays for insurance and maint?

I'm sure the insurance is loaded for training use so who pays the extra?

Regards
EddieHeli
  Topic: Famous Helicopter Pilots / Students / Owners
EddieHeli

Replies: 49
Views: 52657

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2006 3:28 pm   Subject: Noel Edmunds
According to an excerpt from his book in the Daily Mail last week, Noel hasn't flown since he sold his A109 after he had to return to Battersea having lost power on climb out. apparently that was the ...
  Topic: Anyone know what happened to G-LINC
EddieHeli

Replies: 3
Views: 3400

PostForum: Flight Safety   Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2006 12:40 pm   Subject: Anyone know what happened to G-LINC
I saw G-LINC (A Hughes 369 also known as a 500) in the hangar at Sywell in a sorry state.
Looks like the Main Blades chopped the Tail Off.
The Cockpit was undamaged and the skids covered in Mud as i ...
  Topic: First time with a passenger
EddieHeli

Replies: 15
Views: 15053

PostForum: Private & Personal Flying   Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2005 12:09 pm   Subject: First time with a passenger
I would definitely take the dual controls out if possible, in the R22 its required anyway if the other person is not rated.
I had a moment coming in to land in a fixed wing (Where I couldn't remove t ...
  Topic: Helmets when flying
EddieHeli

Replies: 21
Views: 11334

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2005 12:51 pm   Subject: Helmets when flying
Flyer,
what type of helmet did you get, I was looking at them a while ago, but couldn't decide which make to go for.
Regards
EddieHeli
  Topic: What did you get for Christmas?
EddieHeli

Replies: 20
Views: 9493

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2005 12:46 pm   Subject: What did you get for Christmas?
Well, amongst other things I managed to get the Denis Kenyon DVD in time for Chrimbo thanks to Sarah going beyond the call of duty.
Much Appreciated Ta,
Also received the Helicopter Calendar Yester ...
  Topic: Precautionary Landings
EddieHeli

Replies: 16
Views: 9795

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2005 11:24 am   Subject: Precautionary Landings
I landed in a field once when all the electrics failed in an R44.
Nice chap gave us tea and biscuits while we waited for the engineers to come and bodge it so we could fly it to the maint org.
Mind ...
 
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