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  1. FAA conversion

    How did you do Vishal?
  2. Its on a BH12. It turned out to be tied in satphone handset causing interference......god knows how...but once disconnected, problem disapeared..........Amazonian black magic!!!!
  3. Thanks a lot for the answers. It does sounds like grounding/ shielding issues. I will fire an email to Latitude and see. It is not an antenna proximity problem since it is also affecting a handheld even at 2mtrs from the machine. This AM I had a little Motorolla hanheld radio, I put it on the "pedestal" close to the com box and it went tschhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh non stop. It would do that if held close to the pedestal or dash. When the skytrack ckt breaker was pulled, the problem went away. Superwrench, you are saying that putting shields on the PWR cables helped the problem?? So its the actual power cables the problem? I guess they create electromagnetic interference that creates all kind of radio issues.... Thanks a lot for the help so far. If I find a solution I'll post it. Cheers!!
  4. Anybody has ever had interference problem in a FM radio caused by the Skytrack system?? I put the battery on, turn on the FM and TCHSSS TSCHH she goes, I pull the skytrack breaker and peace comes back. It also does the exact same thing on a handheld radio even a few meters from the aircraft. Any ideas???
  5. Noise From Com 1-2 When Keying Fm?

    Indeed, they are all tie wrapped together....... Thanks for the info, we will investigate further.
  6. Hi, I have been getting the same over and over problem on ASTARS and would really like to fix it once and for all. This has happened lots, through the years on different machines(only Astars) from different companies . When keying the FM radio(TFM550) from the pilot cyclic, the VHF radio squelch from either COM 1 or COM2 seems to activate which creates a really annoying noise in the pax headset. The same thing is true when the front PAX activates the PTT switch on the dash, the noise is heard in the pilots headset. So when flying fires, the firefighter sitting in the front PAX seats keeps talking to its crew on the ground while I keep hearing the noise in the headset which prevents me from hearing properly any coms from COM 1 or 2 (bird dog and/or other machines).....I do hear the coms but the noise is so strong that I loose much of what is being said. So I tried to change headsets, helmet, etc.......no luck. I tried shutting off the FM toggle switch on the combox(NAT AMS42) but the noise comes through anyways(more than likely from the COM1 and 2). I tried shutting off the VHF on COM 1 and then on COM2 but same thing happens.....I am clueless.... I remember having asked an engineer at a company I worked for a long time ago and he never found the problem. I had not flown fires for years so this problem didnt bug me that much....but now I find it a real pain in the butt.. Any help would be really appreciated. Thanks!! Mat
  7. Who ended up getting the Afghanistan Mediums and Heavy contract????
  8. Hi! I am looking for the Bell 205 Flight Manual supplement for the -17 engine and the 212 M/R Blades. Thanks!
  9. Hi! I was recently made aware that a pilot flying an Astar B2/D2 for the same company, had an overspeed on final approach which ended up in a flame out... and autorotation. I heard of at least one similar occurance... When I tested the overspeed limiter on the machine I flew a few months ago, following the procedure, the engine flamed out instead of just spinning down to prevent overspeeding. My understanding of this system is that when an overspeed is detected, a signal is sent to decrease the amount of fuel sent to the engine to prevent such an overspeed......but no flame out should occur.... I ask myself if it would be safer to fly with the overspeed limiter breaker pulled out.... I would appreciate feedback on this, whether anybody has heard anything about flame out caused by this system. Cheers!
  10. Bh06 Systems Description?

    Hi, I am doing a check on a 206B and I was wondering if anyone would have a soft copy of any type of systems description for the aircraft. Thanks a lot!
  11. 212

    Hey I just spent some time trying to verify that and didnt find where to subscribe..... Where do you go exactly, post the link please.....I'm too dumb to find it by myself it seems... Thanks!!
  12. Helicopter Underwater Escape Training

    Thanks for the info! The course was booked with survival system. Now since we are at it... Anyone knows anything about immersion suits for pilots??? I have to do a 10-15 days contract flying over the ocean on the coast of Cape Breton and Newfoundland in march. It involves substantial amount of flying. I am provided an 'orange' onepiece mustang suit, but I find it a bit....inadequate.... I have been told professional immersion suits for pilots are a real pain in the butt to wear cuz they get real hot and cumbersome.... Any suggestions??? Thanks!
  13. Helicopter Underwater Escape Training

    Alright thanx a lot for the info!! Cheers!
  14. Helicopter Underwater Escape Training

    ouppppssssss I guess I should have posted in the training section....sorry....
  15. Hey! I have been trying to find a school / organization that would give "Helicopter Underwater Escape training" in the boston area......with no luck... Could anybody help me with that? Thanx!!!!!!