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  Topic: ATOC Job available...
WindSwept

Replies: 1
Views: 3710

PostForum: Employment   Posted: Sat Apr 24, 2010 10:20 pm   Subject: ATOC Job available...
Thankyou Smile
  Topic: US R22 Self Fly Hire Rates
WindSwept

Replies: 11
Views: 6392

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:55 pm   Subject: US R22 Self Fly Hire Rates
Check the ac are wet !! That is with fuel

Prices I quoted are wet and will be less if you buy 10 hour blocks. Does anyone still quote non wet rates - here or abroad? (Other than Ryanair Smile)

W.
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  Topic: Bell 206 starting problem.
WindSwept

Replies: 15
Views: 18706

PostForum: Flight Dynamics   Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2010 9:37 pm   Subject: Bell 206 starting problem.
Try the kickstarter, when the electric start doesn't work i always use the kick starter.
  Topic: Ash Thursday
WindSwept

Replies: 22
Views: 9782

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2010 11:31 am   Subject: Ash Thursday
Hi James obviously were not open at Coventry anymore but no to answer your question, there is nothing showing on primary radar. Perhaps thats because its too far away to see any large concentration.
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  Topic: Ash Thursday
WindSwept

Replies: 22
Views: 9782

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2010 8:37 am   Subject: Ash Thursday
JamesT - Both those incidents the aircraft flew through thick ash clouds. Why they did that i don't know. But we certinally don't have thick ash clouds above us at the moment you would certinally see. ...
  Topic: UK Course Costs...
WindSwept

Replies: 15
Views: 5810

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:30 am   Subject: UK Course Costs...
PW, how would you go about building your flying hours and training in the US. Surely you would then need an FAA license if you were trying to build hours towards a JAA one just to get in the air, in w ...
  Topic: UK Course Costs...
WindSwept

Replies: 15
Views: 5810

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:04 am   Subject: UK Course Costs...
PilotWolf i tend to agree with you, but then im aware that its the same in other schools you go to, although they tend to vary, some being cheaper for some things some more expensive.

Ive resigned ...
  Topic: How good are helicopter seats?
WindSwept

Replies: 20
Views: 6846

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:59 am   Subject: How good are helicopter seats?
For the comfort and saftey, yes crash worthy is a must, but also you want to be safely strapped in, like HH said with the option of a 5 point harness. You may also want the seat slightly sculpted so t ...
  Topic: How good are helicopter seats?
WindSwept

Replies: 20
Views: 6846

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2010 1:29 pm   Subject: How good are helicopter seats?
My ideas were based on the fact that you couldn't dampen out all the vibration. Hence why i wasn't thinking of a loss of sensation of something going wrong in the helicopter.

I don't think it would ...
  Topic: How good are helicopter seats?
WindSwept

Replies: 20
Views: 6846

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2010 11:12 am   Subject: How good are helicopter seats?
Hi Thomas,

I take it you have to write your statements why you have selected and rejected certain ideas from your intial brainstorm to come up with the final design.

As has been said helicopter ...
  Topic: How good are helicopter seats?
WindSwept

Replies: 20
Views: 6846

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2010 9:42 am   Subject: How good are helicopter seats?
Your additional ideas though of air conditioned/heated seats seemed like a very good idea.

I think focusing on pilot comfort and saftey, reducing the vibrations and keeping fatigure to a minimum i ...
  Topic: How good are helicopter seats?
WindSwept

Replies: 20
Views: 6846

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Sat Apr 10, 2010 12:05 pm   Subject: How good are helicopter seats?
The seat needs to be multi adjustable, fore/aft, up/down with lumber adjustment as has been said.

You need to be able to swivel or lean out of the seat (when longlining or looking round for a bette ...
  Topic: The argument against flying as a career
WindSwept

Replies: 11
Views: 6318

PostForum: Wannabes   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2010 6:43 pm   Subject: The argument against flying as a career
Indeed, i think everyone knows its a hard market to break into. And i think from the outside people see it as a really good paid job etc etc.. But in reality, i think many of us know you would get pai ...
  Topic: Danger of leaves?
WindSwept

Replies: 8
Views: 2778

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2010 11:30 am   Subject: Danger of leaves?
Ive landed at couple of sites for lunch and not had any problems you just have to do a thorough A check. Most people will look but won't touch anything techincal.

Although i did have an interesting ...
  Topic: Dynamic Rollover clip
WindSwept

Replies: 4
Views: 4353

PostForum: Essential Reading, Viewing & Browsing   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2010 11:25 am   Subject: Dynamic Rollover clip
Terrible how they almost recovered it, was just on the pinacle and you could hear the rpm decreasing and it starting to fall flat again, then all of a sudden RPM shooting up and the impending doom...
 
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