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  1. Thoughts and prayers to all who knew him. Rest in peace Keep safe out there everyone!
  2. Hahaha, I have to say that I have seen LFT and Big Dog move a fair bit more than 181 kg (398 lbs) Talk about derating! Keep safe down there Valhalla crew! You will have a blast, I know I did.
  3. Great Topic Elan, Black Mike do you have any idea what constitutes as depression? Have you ever sat around a table with aviation types? I am quite sure you have as you have been in this business for as long or longer than I have. I believe that a good portion of pilots and engineers alike suffer from varying degrees of depression even yourself maybe at some point, especially in the heli industry. Most conversations I have been privy to with alot of my peers digress at some point and focus on being underpaid, under appreciated, over worked, ****** benefits or lack there of and the list g
  4. Hey I have a brilliant plan to stick it to "The Man" A.K.A ASRD On June 15th, 2010 at exactly noon all pilots/engineers walk off the fire line (assuming there are fires) Lets see if we can unite the so called ununited and go on strike. At the end of the day we all basically do the same job we just wear different colors. How much fun would that be to send a message? This is my 14th year in the industry and boy a shake up is long overdue! How long do you figure it would take before forestry would smarten up? I think it would be a hoot! We all wander away and head to the pub for the rest o
  5. Hey Bags, I have flown with the tilt seat and found it extremely uncomfortable! I would hit my right leg constantly with forward right cyclic no matter how much I tried to bow my leg. On longer turns when it is nice to come in out of the window I found it very awkward hitting the lever and transitioning my weight to swing the seat back upright (I am not a real big guy, so it took a little effort) I found the transwest seat to be the most comfortable and if you are flying with the old bell seats with the lumbar that digs in to the ol love handle, purchase yourself a ROHO wheelchair seat.
  6. Hey sherpa The Jerk store called and they are all out of you!! That was a pretty ignorant response to a valid question! Do you feel better now? Oh and Cheers (cause that makes it better) Oopsydaisy
  7. Sidewall, Do you just contradict everyone for fun or are you really just a simpleton?
  8. OH and to brush any debris from his fancy epaulettes so the ladies can see 4 bars not 3!!
  9. To use as a duster, best way to keeping the console looking fabulous!
  10. Oh No!! We lost you to the dark side hey? Well good luck with all of your endeavors I am sure the forum will miss your intellect and thought provoking posts!! Adios P.S I guess I will probably see you at some time or another with the dreaded ramp check list in hand, take it easy on me that day, Okay? Have Fun!! Cheers, Rod
  11. I have a couple of policies but I pay quite a bit 120 per month for only 200,000 dollars. These are with Western Financial. I have been actively searching just recently and a fella I know told me to talk to Primerica apparently they dont have any kind of a rating system. I will keep you posted as to what I find out, I have a meeting with one of their reps early next week.
  12. Haha! Wow!!, sipping on some of Grandpas medicine are you?
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