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Old 03-09-2011, 02:02 PM   #4786
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I read it. Somebody sign my logbook.
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Old 03-10-2011, 07:52 PM   #4787
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I'm thinking about printing this off and placing it in the front seat of the Long ranger.

http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to-la...killed-066267/
That could've saved me about 6 mos of pain and humiliation...
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Old 03-12-2011, 12:07 AM   #4788
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does any one here have an experience / knowledge / using "Skybooks", the aircraft maintenance tracking program from Textron Bell?

or what about other programs, SASIMS, MxManager, others

good / bad / indifferent
what types do you use it on?
how many aircraft

thanks

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Old 03-14-2011, 03:05 PM   #4789
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Old 03-14-2011, 06:05 PM   #4790
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How high? you pluged in to oxygen there?

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Old 03-14-2011, 07:08 PM   #4791
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How high? you pluged in to oxygen there?

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Catching a tailwind home. Oh and checking out Crestone Peak. Put the O2 on over 10k'


Bottom left of the pic is the Radar Altimeter showing us less than 2000' AGL!!
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Old 03-14-2011, 09:44 PM   #4792
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Don't think this is 205...

San Antonio PD emergency landing. Sweet video.

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Old 03-14-2011, 11:04 PM   #4793
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Night auto onto a busy freeway. Hats off to the pilot for a safe landing!

Is it just me, or was that a loooong run-on?
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Old 03-14-2011, 11:32 PM   #4794
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It seemed long to me, but then I've never auto'd what he was flying, and what the heck, he got it down without bouncing it or bending the bird, so I'd say he done good

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Old 03-14-2011, 11:50 PM   #4795
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Nicely done.

Anyone know what the issue was?
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Old 03-14-2011, 11:55 PM   #4796
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It seemed long to me, but then I've never auto'd what he was flying, and what the heck, he got it down without bouncing it or bending the bird, so I'd say he done good

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Oh, I'm not making a critique - just an observation and a genuine question. My experience is limited to Robinsons, and my autos to date are only in training. In the R22 (and light winds) we only skittered down the runway for a few yards, and in the R44 I could touch down with zero groundspeed, but those were controlled conditions during the daytime in a (presumably) different machine.

Speaking of, anyone know what machine that is?

To reiterate - night-time auto while dodging moving obstructions (cars!) on the only flat spot available. Done good indeed!
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Old 03-15-2011, 04:29 AM   #4797
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Someone was training for autos in one of our AS350s last week and whacked the tail on the runway pretty hard.

I think everyone pulled a neck muscle that day.
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Old 03-15-2011, 06:15 AM   #4798
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Someone was training for autos and whacked the tail on the runway pretty hard.
Shit happens. It's not supposed to but it does.



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Old 03-15-2011, 06:48 AM   #4799
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Shit happens. It's not supposed to but it does.



Buff right out it will, no problem...
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Old 03-15-2011, 07:38 AM   #4800
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Shit happens. It's not supposed to but it does.



Yeah, it's fine so far as I know. It was out training again yesterday.

I just remember walkin down the line to the hangar where there were a bunch of smudges hangin out.

Heard the whine, looked up, *WHACK*

"OOOOOOOoooooohhhhh!!!... Order another one!"
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