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paco

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Announcements & Comments   Posted: Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:33 pm   Subject: Blank
"But since you want to have a public debate, go ahead!"

My quote above doesn't sound like silencing you to me! All I suggested was that the polite thing to do would be to have come to me with any c ...
  Topic: airflow recirculation
paco

Replies: 9
Views: 29630

PostForum: Ground School   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 9:33 pm   Subject: airflow recirculation
Well, it must have happened to someone otherwise we wouldn't be teaching how to avoid it Smile

Phil
  Topic: airflow recirculation
paco

Replies: 9
Views: 29630

PostForum: Ground School   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2013 2:22 pm   Subject: airflow recirculation
When hovering next to a building or other obstruction, the downwash at that point goes through the rotor disk multiple times, thereby increasing the induced flow and by definition reducing the angle o ...
  Topic: Blank
paco

Replies: 5
Views: 6332

PostForum: Announcements & Comments   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2013 2:12 pm   Subject: Blank
Hmm, it seems you can't please everybody!

Given the standard of English, it seems that you are one of the many students who assume that just because you turn up in class and listen to us wittering ...
  Topic: autorotating for range
paco

Replies: 11
Views: 24240

PostForum: Flight Dynamics   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 7:00 am   Subject: autorotating for range
Granted, but we're looking at 2 separate effects. Anyway, the flare at the end is probably more effective.

Phil
  Topic: autorotating for range
paco

Replies: 11
Views: 24240

PostForum: Flight Dynamics   Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2012 11:25 am   Subject: autorotating for range
Nope. The higher AA gives you more time, which is indeed slightly offset by the extra rate of descent (see pic). The higher speed is obviously also a factor.


Phil

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  Topic: autorotating for range
paco

Replies: 11
Views: 24240

PostForum: Flight Dynamics   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 11:45 am   Subject: autorotating for range
The higher angle of attack simply gives you more time in the air during which you can go further, but you will have to get used to the increased rate of descent at the higher speed. The reduction in R ...
  Topic: UK Course Costs...
paco

Replies: 15
Views: 5052

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2010 1:38 pm   Subject: UK Course Costs...
"CRM - 200 + VAT"

We only charge 120 per person per day, plus VAT Smile

Phil
  Topic: Where to train in Canada
paco

Replies: 6
Views: 2656

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2010 2:01 pm   Subject: Where to train in Canada
That can be arranged - we do a 10% discount for helitorque readers! (plus shipping)

phil
  Topic: Where to train in Canada
paco

Replies: 6
Views: 2656

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2010 12:23 pm   Subject: Where to train in Canada
That's me! Smile

Phil
  Topic: Where to train in Canada
paco

Replies: 6
Views: 2656

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2010 6:46 pm   Subject: Where to train in Canada
In Lethbridge, I'm not sure. I believe there is a helo company there, but you could also try Bar XH at Medicine Hat. Otherwise, in Calgary try Mountain View at Springbank but that is several hours' dr ...
  Topic: Is a single really viable in the Scottish Highlands?
paco

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PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2010 6:35 pm   Subject: Is a single really viable in the Scottish Highlands?
It can be very viable if, as Veeany says, you don't cheapskate on the driver, which is a common corporate mistake, having spent many times that on the machine itself.

Before doing the Alton Towers/ ...
  Topic: part time ppl distance learning
paco

Replies: 12
Views: 4708

PostForum: Ground School   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 11:17 am   Subject: part time ppl distance learning
We are starting classroom-based PPL(H) training soon at Wycombe

Phil
  Topic: PPL(H) Ground Studies
paco

Replies: 0
Views: 2167

PostForum: Announcements & Comments   Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 10:34 am   Subject: PPL(H) Ground Studies
Just announcing evening and weekend PPL(H) study classes at Wycombe in our new offices. Of course, we can do training during the day as well!

Details to be announced in the very near future, but ju ...
  Topic: Classroom Stuff
paco

Replies: 0
Views: 1019

PostForum: Torque, Chat, and Chill!   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2009 6:53 am   Subject: Classroom Stuff
hi all - in answer to several PMs:

Finally got a few bugs worked out and we are starting our classroom courses on 27 April 2009 at Wycombe Air Park for the ATPL(H) and CPL(H). Initially the 2 cours ...
 
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