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Old 09 February 2010, 13:56   #11
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And all the pilots are left handed?
Don't you start, please. Half this thread just up and vanished earlier

I blame Mollers.
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Old 09 February 2010, 13:58   #12
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no jokes ,,,,,its the ALOUTTES french type of helicopter as used by the Irish air corps that has the door and winch on the stb side ,,,,,,i was only helping ,,,,,,il keep me f...king gob shut next time ,,, lol
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Old 09 February 2010, 13:59   #13
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i was told on a training course a good few years back that with some types of irish helicoters to check and see which side the winch is ,because some types of helicopters the irish s.a.r. have the door and winch is on the opposite side to normal ones,,port side ,,,, think it was a french make of helicopter ,,,,so the approach is the other way around and so is the break away
Yeah, that's all ancient history. That was the Alouettes and Dauphins the Air Corps used to use in SAR role. Then the lads in green got a bad dose of Industrial Action and we contracted the job to CHC.

Holy God lad, were you wearing a cork life preserver on that course?
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Don't you start, please. Half this thread just up and vanished earlier

I blame Mollers.
i blame you, you started it, you can guess where it went, can't have any fun on here you know
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i was told on a training course a good few years back that with some types of irish helicoters to check and see which side the winch is ,because some types of helicopters the irish s.a.r. have the door and winch is on the opposite side to normal ones,,port side ,,,, think it was a french make of helicopter
Dauphins, only little choppers.
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Yeah, that's all ancient history. That was the Alouettes and Dauphins the Air Corps used to use in SAR role. Then the lads in green got a bad dose of Industrial Action and we contracted the job to CHC.

Holy God lad, were you wearing a cork life preserver on that course?
no but me mate was ,, lol well a kapok one
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i blame you, you started it, you can guess where it went, can't have any fun on here you know
Oh, it was my FAULT all right, but that wouldn't stop me BLAMING Mollers, despite him not posting. He's quite devious
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no but me mate was ,, lol well a kapok one
Jaysus, I actually KNOW that lad - he's John West, isn't he?
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Jaysus, I actually KNOW that lad - he's John West, isn't he?
Thought I'd seen him somewhere before!
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that wouldn't stop me BLAMING Mollers, despite him not posting. He's quite devious
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