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Old 09-23-2013, 11:05 AM   #6061
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Fair enough.

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Old 09-23-2013, 11:06 AM   #6062
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Don't even get me started on hauling Navy equipment, especially comm units. Gearbox for a destroyer? Ship's propeller? Periscope? Just some weird stuff, never easy to load or tie-down.
We coulda gone with UPS, ya know
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Old 09-23-2013, 11:11 AM   #6063
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We coulda gone with UPS, ya know

Whenever we got stuck somewhere with a broken airplane, the parts usually came in by FedEx....
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Old 09-23-2013, 04:17 PM   #6064
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Helicopter pulled a plane out of a backcountry lake near me recently. Video and other pictures herehttp://www.statesmanjournal.com/arti...om-Marion-Lake

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Old 09-27-2013, 05:25 AM   #6065
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got these last night. the huey pilots (there were 2) looked to be having more fun than the guy in the sikorsky.



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Old 10-04-2013, 02:37 AM   #6066
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A while back, I asked if anyone here used / encountered RAMCO
Some one did and said they had RAMCO rage for 7 days and then went home.

FARK ME! I now understand, still at the implementation stage and I can see how it can be possible.....

Must not drink (got a big MTB race on sunday) but its enough to drive me to drink tonight

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Old 10-04-2013, 09:18 AM   #6067
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Welcome to RAMCO hell my friend. It takes months, if not years to become proficient at it. Depending on who configured RAMCO for you, once you get used to it, a programming change will take place and you may have to relearn it. If you get stuck, PM me and I will do my best to help you out with it.
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Old 10-04-2013, 09:52 AM   #6068
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A while back, I asked if anyone here used / encountered RAMCO
Some one did and said they had RAMCO rage for 7 days and then went home.

FARK ME! I now understand, still at the implementation stage and I can see how it can be possible.....

Must not drink (got a big MTB race on sunday) but its enough to drive me to drink tonight

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RAMCO is running on top of Dynamics, right?
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Old 10-08-2013, 10:45 AM   #6069
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There you have it! Robinson's new troop carrier.
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Old 10-08-2013, 10:52 AM   #6070
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There you have it! Robinson's new troop carrier.
Two years post-launch, an AD will come out requiring the fuel tank be swapped out, on the customer's dime.
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Old 10-08-2013, 05:34 PM   #6071
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Welcome to RAMCO hell my friend. It takes months, if not years to become proficient at it. Depending on who configured RAMCO for you, once you get used to it, a programming change will take place and you may have to relearn it. If you get stuck, PM me and I will do my best to help you out with it.
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I am the User Champion for the Tech Records side of things and I ahe a guy from India who is doing the set up with me. Of course, he is never wrong, and the system works like this and describes. 6 months ago it was simple, but now we get to try to use the program, we see that there is much more to it and what seemed good then is now not so good.

Example is a flight summary report - I want to be able to pull a report for an aircraft to show what it flew, how many lands, how many starts how many lifts in my chosen period. There is not a report for that! so they have to make one.

What really stopped things last week was the set up and testing of the PT6T power sections on our 212 and 412 fleet where we run -3, -3B series and -3D series. It should be simple right? I even said the names that I want the formulas. He ignored those and came up with his own. I want 6 formulas for each type (18 in total - to clearly define which is for which) ignored that too. because one disk is used in all three types with different factors, he is saying that we shall need another 'slot' for that disk so in effect the power section will have an gap where a disk should be depending on the model it is.
Between the -3 and -3B the comp hub has a 7000 cycle difference in its life limit. he is saying that we shall need to load the lowest life limit (103,000) and then do manual intervention to check it weekly! I failed that.

It seems that for some reason he can't or wont ask others (PHI, ERA for example) how they have set theirs up.

Any of you guys got some inside info?

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Old 10-08-2013, 05:35 PM   #6072
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RAMCO is running on top of Dynamics, right?
No idea
AFAIK its an independant system that does everything
I think it has got potential but just requires SO MUCH more manual work than our current tech records system

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Old 10-08-2013, 05:47 PM   #6073
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and whilst I am having bit of a rant,
yes, I know English is not some peoples first or even secound langauge, but bloody hell! why does it take me three times to read parts of an e-mail to understand what is trying to be said

ARRRRGGGGHHHHHHHHHHH

No more rant for the next 1hr

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Old 10-09-2013, 06:02 AM   #6074
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and whilst I am having bit of a rant,
yes, I know English is not some peoples first or even secound langauge, but bloody hell! why does it take me three times to read parts of an e-mail to understand what is trying to be said

ARRRRGGGGHHHHHHHHHHH

No more rant for the next 1hr

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Working in the software industry, I run into that all the time. Just because someone speaks english doesn't mean they understand english. Or maybe its American english.
I imagine its cultural differences in how different people interpret sentence structure. I find I need to be extremely explicit with what I'm looking for when talking/writing documents for non-Americans (Russian, Czechs, Indians, Chinese....) Chinese and Russians I can deal with. They're very straightforward.
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Old 10-14-2013, 01:22 PM   #6075
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Had a nice guy in a fixed wing pass me, below and to my left, at a distance of about 150-200' while on an ils final to kcgz today...only one runway, so we just got the hell out of there. Apparently his instructor couldn't see the bright green R22 that he was trying to run into.
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