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by Bell 407
Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Capital Airlines Hard Landing Macau
Replies: 5
Views: 82
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Re: Capital Airlines Hard Landing Macau

Propnut wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:41 am
I take it that the engine was damaged due to ingestion of debris from the bogie collapse.
:Like:
by Bell 407
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 217
Views: 7881
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Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

Photon wrote:
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:30 pm
It is powered by a Walter M601D Turbine.
:good:
by Bell 407
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: HOWZIT
Replies: 2
Views: 99
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Re: HOWZIT

As he lives and breathes, the Goonet Monster is back. Gooney, good to hear from you again after your well, um, self-imposed hiatus.

Good luck with the pending translocation to the EC :good: :good:
by Bell 407
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 217
Views: 7881
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Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

Photon, ZY-FZK has a seriously long nose - must be hiding an impressive piece of woor-woor kit :thinking:
by Bell 407
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: StormBreaker: The Newest U.S. Air Force Deadly Weapon
Replies: 2
Views: 61
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Re: StormBreaker: The Newest U.S. Air Force Deadly Weapon

howie wrote:
Thu Aug 23, 2018 3:48 pm
can glide for more than 45 miles while carrying a warhead to strike moving targets.
That's some distance for just a glide :scratchhead:
by Bell 407
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: Are the Travel Advisories Useful??
Replies: 5
Views: 64
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Re: Are the Travel Advisories Useful??

Howzit Howie, I for one do enjoy reading the Travel Advisories even if it is just for my own edification. Interesting to see what is going on around the world. But yes, I would be happy with the 3 posts a month as the $35 is pretty steep just for us to enjoy a daily read. Whatever works for you will...
by Bell 407
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: LC Peru DH8D could not extend nose gear at Ayacucho and Lima
Replies: 2
Views: 39
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LC Peru DH8D could not extend nose gear at Ayacucho and Lima

LC Peru DH8D could not extend nose gear at Ayacucho and Lima A LC Peru de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration N404AV performing W4-1323 from Lima to Ayacucho (Peru) with 59 passengers and 5 crew, was on approach to Ayscucho when the crew received an unsafe indication for the nose gear. The crew went...
by Bell 407
Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Flight Safety & Training
Topic: What Keeps Pilots Up at Night Flying in the dark can play tricks on your senses
Replies: 1
Views: 43
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Re: What Keeps Pilots Up at Night Flying in the dark can play tricks on your senses

CFIT is harder to brief or plan for, since it is the result of a chain of sensory illusions. On the wall of some flight briefing spaces you’ll find a sign that lists the basic rules of flight: 1. Try to stay in the middle of the air. 2. Do not go near the edges of it. 3. The edges can be identified...
by Bell 407
Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Pilot dead as fire-fighting helicopter crashes on NSW South Coast
Replies: 3
Views: 61
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Re: Pilot dead as fire-fighting helicopter crashes on NSW South Coast

Propnut wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:08 am
When performing a helicopter bucket dump my gut feeling is that the exit after the drop must be carefully planned to avoid the "hot and thin" air that would reduce lift.
Spot on Proppies :goodpost:
by Bell 407
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: BREAKING Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737-800 #MF8667 crash landed at Manila Airport
Replies: 3
Views: 67
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Re: BREAKING Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737-800 #MF8667 crash landed at Manila Airport

howie wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:45 pm
Eina- Duct Tape no good here
Ja, that one engine is well, quite fooked :yikes: