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  Topic: PPL(H) Diary
niho

Replies: 78
Views: 59287

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 4:19 pm   Subject: PPL(H) Diary
Its hard to describe the level - personally I found looking at sample questions (I used http://www.airquiz.com/ and thought it was pretty good, especially for the price, but there are others) really u ...
  Topic: Trip to the Helilanes
niho

Replies: 7
Views: 2392

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Tue May 31, 2011 1:55 pm   Subject: Trip to the Helilanes
Good points and I realise I wasn't very clear earlier. It was an R22 and this was a training flight and so I wasn't P1 (I have Put in my logbook for this flight)... Of course if I was P1 then my flyin ...
  Topic: Trip to the Helilanes
niho

Replies: 7
Views: 2392

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Mon May 30, 2011 12:50 pm   Subject: Trip to the Helilanes
Fair enough, I appreciate what you're saying - however I was with someone vastly more experienced than myself who I'm sure could have ditched it accurately... (I wouldn't dream of doing the Heli-lanes ...
  Topic: Trip to the Helilanes
niho

Replies: 7
Views: 2392

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Sun May 29, 2011 10:27 pm   Subject: Trip to the Helilanes
Isn't the "glide clear" wording specifically for aeroplanes? I was under the impression the wording for helicopters was closer to must be able to land "without endangering persons or property on the g ...
  Topic: Trip to the Helilanes
niho

Replies: 7
Views: 2392

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Sun May 29, 2011 2:19 pm   Subject: Trip to the Helilanes
I recently bought myself a GoPro 960 and went on a trip down to the Helilanes to test it out.

Pleasantly surprised with the quality of the footage it took (it doesn't look fantastic in most of the ...
  Topic: CPL(H) Study
niho

Replies: 2
Views: 1432

PostForum: Student Pilots & Hour Builders   Posted: Sun May 22, 2011 5:00 pm   Subject: CPL(H) Study
haha, so true! not sure how much you actually need to know as haven't done the exams yet either, but I'm pretty sure I've learnt more in the first few chapters of this book than 3 years at uni!

ah ...
  Topic: Can you 'advertise' a non-cost sharing flight?
niho

Replies: 5
Views: 1505

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:54 am   Subject: Can you 'advertise' a non-cost sharing flight?
Sorry if this has been answered before but couldn't see anything about this specific situation:

So, basically I'm a PPL hour-building to my CPL and have taken a fair few of my family and friends up ...
  Topic: Human Planet - BBC ONE Thursday 17th Feb, 2000
niho

Replies: 9
Views: 2639

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 1:44 pm   Subject: Human Planet - BBC ONE Thursday 17th Feb, 2000
Just read about this on the beeb - looks like fun if not incredibly dangerous! ... especially at 1.15.

Definitely one to watch!
  Topic: Congratualtions WhirlyGirl...
niho

Replies: 14
Views: 13873

PostForum: Announcements & Comments   Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 7:31 pm   Subject: Congratualtions WhirlyGirl...
Nice one - Congratulations!
  Topic: Landing on a moving car...?
niho

Replies: 2
Views: 1719

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 7:32 pm   Subject: Landing on a moving car...?
Anyone done it before? I can only guess that's what's happening in this photo:

http://www.topgear.com/uk/photos/series-16-preview-2011-01-17?imageNo=13

Can't wait to see it, whatever's going on!
  Topic: GASIL 2010-10
niho

Replies: 3
Views: 1786

PostForum: Flight Safety   Posted: Fri Nov 12, 2010 10:56 pm   Subject: GASIL 2010-10
Hmm for some reason that didn't work for me... this does though:
http://www.caa.co.uk/application.aspx?catid=33&pagetype=65&appid=11&mode=list&type=sercat&id=7
  Topic: Helicopter Emergency Landing Spot
niho

Replies: 6
Views: 2534

PostForum: Flight Safety   Posted: Thu Nov 04, 2010 12:24 pm   Subject: Helicopter Emergency Landing Spot
Get a few tyres from a local garage?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/conservative/6998975/David-Cameron-jumped-from-helicopter-in-landing-drama.html
  Topic: Anyone felt the need to jump out of airworthy aircraft?
niho

Replies: 14
Views: 9518

PostForum: Anything Goes!   Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 11:20 am   Subject: Anyone felt the need to jump out of airworthy aircraft?
@paddywak: Ouch! Went again yesterday and was told to do my landing on my own without radio... Flared to early aswell and ended up landing moving backwards but luckily no damage. 4th jump I managed to ...
  Topic: Anyone felt the need to jump out of airworthy aircraft?
niho

Replies: 14
Views: 9518

PostForum: Anything Goes!   Posted: Sun Oct 17, 2010 10:29 am   Subject: Anyone felt the need to jump out of airworthy aircraft?
Well, I did it! Twice, in fact. And it was absolutely amazing. I did the RAPS course so I was on my own but no freefall for me at the moment but even so it was fantastic and glad I did it. Hopefully I ...
  Topic: Anyone felt the need to jump out of airworthy aircraft?
niho

Replies: 14
Views: 9518

PostForum: Anything Goes!   Posted: Tue Oct 12, 2010 2:18 pm   Subject: Anyone felt the need to jump out of airworthy aircraft?
Decided to join the university skydiving society the other week and went to Langar for training last Saturday however it was too windy to actually do the jump on the Sunday. Will be going back sometim ...
 
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