Helicopters R Us

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Weirdo, Dec 23, 2004.

  1. canuckAME

    canuckAME Been here awhile

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    Some are smooth and have curb appeal

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  2. Weirdo

    Weirdo Welcome to you're "DOOM"

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    When are you guys getting the T2?
  3. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius 1.5 Finger Discount

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    When the french stop crushing the landing gear out west. :bluduh


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  4. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius 1.5 Finger Discount

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    Doesn't really matter, it was strictly made to break a record and dick around with some concepts. It was never intended to be a production model.
  5. davsato

    davsato Been here awhile

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    im guessing you have to shut the lot off, cant stop just the props because they are the "tail rotors", and who wants to climb in or out with a pair of 15' woodchippers next to you?
  6. davsato

    davsato Been here awhile

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    this looks a lot of fun too

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  7. canuckAME

    canuckAME Been here awhile

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    The province is broke so we're not holding our breath. Another 100 HP would certainly help though:D. The drivetrain is different from the current B3, B4 so there wouldn't be any commonality. I'm wondering what sort of retirement life is on the various spinning bits up top. The star has a shorter retirement life on the B4 than the B2 because of the increased gross weight.

    Haven't had a star get to 1,000hours yet on a B4:huh. The bushings on the end of the star arms suffer bonding failures.
  8. Weirdo

    Weirdo Welcome to you're "DOOM"

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    Yeah they're asking a lot from that head, lots has changed since the straight B :eek1

    Guess you've heard that the CCG is in the market for new hardware, going to be interesting to see what they end up getting...Stay tuned.
  9. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius 1.5 Finger Discount

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    Same with the 145 T2 that's coming out, I hope they do some serious upgrades or redesigns of the main trans.
  10. GSPeP

    GSPeP Long timer

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    Some more of the 2009 Fairford (UK) Airshow

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  11. GSPeP

    GSPeP Long timer

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    Some pictures of the 2009 MCAS Miramar Airhow (This weekend is the 2012 edition. Unfortunately I'm not there.)

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  12. GSPeP

    GSPeP Long timer

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  13. GSPeP

    GSPeP Long timer

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    GSPeP Long timer

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  15. Vagabond_Explorer

    Vagabond_Explorer Relax_Unwind_Chill

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    Can anyone identify the brand of helicopter in the picture? Is it possible for the 2 gorgeous girls on the ground to spray at the helo? Won't the downwash wet their singlets and skimpy shorts instead before reaching the helo? Is the helo still in ground effect?

    Would you allow this to happen to you if you're the pilot?

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  16. Beemer Bob

    Beemer Bob Long timer

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    jdgretz Looking for new places

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    Oh hell yes!

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  18. gbranham

    gbranham Double eye

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    Yes. All day. And then drinks and BBQ. Maybe some dancing too.
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    Swashplate 50 MSL & 150 KTS

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  20. Kav

    Kav Not a Ninja

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    Here's a little CH-53E Crew Chief love for you:
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