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  Topic: Tight tolerance
JeffHall

Replies: 15
Views: 20193

PostForum: Ground School   Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:15 pm   Subject: Tight tolerance
Random question, but as with CAA/JAA exams, doesn't the paper ask you to nominate the correct answer or the least wrong...

I fell for the same thing on a couple of Q's during my PPL, once it'd sunk ...
  Topic: High G R22 takeoff (video) + Helicopter G limits?
JeffHall

Replies: 22
Views: 11376

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Thu Feb 17, 2011 8:50 pm   Subject: Take off from a taxiway?
He does however seem to be taking off from a taxiway?

I seem to remember that style of centreline marking is limited to taxiways - mostly so fixed wing types can follow it with their nose wheel and ...
  Topic: ***Rant mode on***
JeffHall

Replies: 9
Views: 2825

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Fri Dec 10, 2010 1:34 am   Subject: Expiring licenses..
I'm hoping that the non-expiring EASA license will be in place by the time my CAA issued 5yr JAR ticket runs out.

What I don't doubt is they'll simply find another way to extract cash from our wal ...
  Topic: coventry airport closed
JeffHall

Replies: 13
Views: 3276

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:39 pm   Subject: Coventry Closed
I suspect the wording of the NOTAM was changed at some point. It now suggests the airport is closed to A/C requiring a licensed airfeld - and closed to arriving A/C.

I suspect this is to enable loc ...
  Topic: Where is everybody
JeffHall

Replies: 42
Views: 10049

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2009 12:34 pm   Subject: Where is everybody?
I've not flown since passing my test.. Crying or Very sad

After finding out my contract was going to end in July I had to wind the belt in to save cash (ie not knowing when the next pay cheque would be)

It ...
  Topic: Rotorway to build/sell a Turbine Heli!
JeffHall

Replies: 4
Views: 3285

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:46 pm   Subject: Whats wrong with a Rotorway?
If you'd asked me that question 2yrs ago I'd have said absolutely nothing - and that I'd have been very keen to build one as I think they look fab.

However - Whilst I would have no doubt in my abil ...
  Topic: Rotorway to build/sell a Turbine Heli!
JeffHall

Replies: 4
Views: 3285

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 8:18 pm   Subject: Rotorway to build/sell a Turbine Heli!
I've just been copied this from a friend in the US.

http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2009/08/04/330351/oshkosh-2009-rotorway-launches-two-seat-turbine-helicopter.html

It'll be interesting to ...
  Topic: Yippee
JeffHall

Replies: 7
Views: 1930

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2009 11:35 am   Subject: Ground Exams
Well Done!

The fact the CAA Ground Exams are multiple choice makes them seem easy to people on the outside...

Afterall you've got a 25% chance of guessing every question!

What really tests yo ...
  Topic: PPL(H) Passed Today
JeffHall

Replies: 14
Views: 2838

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 7:40 pm   Subject: Thank you everyone
All the well done messages make me feel so very happy to be part of Helitorque Very Happy
I've calmed down a bit since last night, I drank a few glasses of fizz to celebrate and enjoyed a nice meal with th ...
  Topic: PPL(H) Passed Today
JeffHall

Replies: 14
Views: 2838

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 8:11 pm   Subject: PPL(H) Passed Today
Just a short note to say I just passed my PPL(H) GFT Helicopter

A less than favourable day in terms of gusty wind but perfectly do-able in a '44.

My test took place from Durham Teeside with ...
  Topic: UK AAIB June 2009
JeffHall

Replies: 5
Views: 2056

PostForum: Flight Safety   Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 7:14 pm   Subject: UK AAIB June 2009
James

I completely accept the fact investigations take time, and I have absolutely no doubt that the AAIB's work is 2nd to none. I just feel for the families and friends who have the agonising wait ...
  Topic: UK AAIB June 2009
JeffHall

Replies: 5
Views: 2056

PostForum: Flight Safety   Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 5:50 pm   Subject: No reports
Unfortunately that just means we have to wait longer to read about the accidents that have already happened Sad

I have a personal interest in one upcoming report - the R22 that belonged to my flig ...
  Topic: Airprox?
JeffHall

Replies: 8
Views: 2307

PostForum: Flight Safety   Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 11:23 pm   Subject: Squawking - both? with/without height?
Hi Sarah

Also glad you are here to tell the story.

I guess regardless of whatever service you were receiving from ATC you might expect a semi-alert controller to spot an impending incident in th ...
  Topic: Part Deux
JeffHall

Replies: 66
Views: 12100

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 7:07 pm   Subject: Door Pocket
Jen

It might be a trivial question and I know how small an R22 cockpit is but, which hand would you be reaching into the door pocket with?

The way I see it, if it was fitted to the pilots door t ...
  Topic: QXC Completed Today :-)
JeffHall

Replies: 7
Views: 1882

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Sun Apr 05, 2009 6:41 pm   Subject: QXC Completed Today :-)
Today 5th April '09 I sucessfully completed my solo cross country trip Helicopter

The dual instruction flight yesterday was a bit turbulent with gusts of 30kt etc but with today promising such ...
 
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