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  Topic: Autorotation
MikeBill

Replies: 51
Views: 14060

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 10:55 pm   Subject: Practice Autorotations
Can we put this subject unequivocally to bed. Helicopter insurance policies generally state, and I quote the Hayward Aviation Policy specifically:-

Section 1 Loss of or Damage to Aircraft, paragra ...
  Topic: The R22 as a training helicopter
MikeBill

Replies: 56
Views: 21369

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 6:09 pm   Subject: The R22 as a training helicopter
"Please explain how an R22 cant be overpitched ?????????or is that a bad interpretation of your post ?"

What I meant is the R22 is less likely to become overpitched than other piston helicopters. ...
  Topic: The R22 as a training helicopter
MikeBill

Replies: 56
Views: 21369

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 5:47 pm   Subject: The R22 as a training helicopter
"What is the max cruise speed of the R22? About 95kts?
What is the autorotation speed of the R22? About 65kts?

I may be wrong but if you lower the lever quickly at 95kts would you risk going into ...
  Topic: The R22 as a training helicopter
MikeBill

Replies: 56
Views: 21369

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 4:48 pm   Subject: R22 as training helicopter
The R22 has the advantage of being mechanically very reliable. The derated engine avoids all the problems associated with high engine rpm (3000rpm) and underpowered performance and consequent unreliab ...
  Topic: Ways your students have attempted to kill you...
MikeBill

Replies: 45
Views: 30620

PostForum: Instructor Forum   Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:51 pm   Subject: Ways your students have attempted to kill you...
Maybe, just maybe some of the above incidents could have been prevented by giving a more thorough pre-flight briefing. What's known in the classroom maybe unknown in the air, but what's unknown in th ...
  Topic: Calling All Instructors...
MikeBill

Replies: 13
Views: 12708

PostForum: Instructor Forum   Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:02 pm   Subject: Calling All Instructors...
Very recently subscribed to Helitorqe so I hope I am pressing the right keys in the right order to get this message online.

Retired from Bristow Helicopters some years ago. Now a freelance FIE so ...
  Topic: FAA JAA instructors
MikeBill

Replies: 2
Views: 3637

PostForum: Instructor Forum   Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2009 12:14 pm   Subject: FAA JAA instructors
I don't think there is any basis to your rumour. A CPL can be used to gain an instructor rating, there are no plans I am aware of to make the ATPL a requirement. The ATPL is after all geared towards ...
 
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