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mudkow60

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  1. If you call, I am sure AĆ©rospatiale... err.. .Eurocopter... ummm Airbus will provide you with the cost of the factory school.
  2. I was just editing some of my older helo pics, and thought maybe a photo thread could be fun. Any interest? I can start.... https://www.flickr.com/photos/37032073@N06/48727083343/in/dateposted/
  3. Your grasp of irony is as solid as Alanis Morissette's.
  4. I guess I am always the optimist... heheh... So, what is this about... a fruit? (re: cherries)?
  5. If you are actually in the helicopter industry, you come across as someone who does not take advice or criticism kindly from those that have more experience and understanding of aviation than you.
  6. How do you delete something... oops 2!
  7. You just said... er... typed something. Very insightful, too.
  8. Good stuff. Night autos on NVG's in the big Bell's were an eye opener! If you took your eyes off your intended spot, even for an instant, it was gone, and so were your chances of making it with an even marginally proficient auto.
  9. I call BS on the above post. Bell came and did autos in our Huey's with us. They pointed to some old YouTube videos about auto-rotations that had lots of useful and informative facts and tips. Just because it is on the internet, and YouTube does not make it false, not helpful, or whatever you call them.
  10. Very good explanations. Thank you for sharing. I have two stories in the same line... I was an instructor in the TH-57C (old 206). We were heavy and I let the student pull into the fuel pits and wait in line for our turn. I saw the situation developing, but was not worried too much about it, as I could take the controls if needed. The student made a right pedal turn, and the nose was now 90 degrees to the wind-line. The ship started to rotate, but I told the student to hold the skids level, and let out some collective, and put some forward cyclic in (I was now on the controls as we
  11. Good thing you will not be shining balls... that seems like it would be counterproductive on a fire. Watch, learn from others, have fun, and be safe. Helicopters don't put out fires. Helicopters help the guys and gals on the ground put out, or at least contain, fires.
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