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Re: They Drop Like a Rock!

From: Alfred Lehmberg <Lehmberg@snowhill.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 1998 16:25:20 -0500
Fwd Date: Wed, 29 Jul 1998 23:50:04 -0400
Subject: Re: They Drop Like a Rock!

>From: Kevin Randle <KRandle993@aol.com>
>Date: Wed, 29 Jul 1998 14:53:09 EDT
>To: updates@globalserve.net
>Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: Re: They Drop Like a Rock!

>>Date: Wed, 29 Jul 1998 07:52:21 -0500
>>From: Donnie W. Shevlin <dshevlin@primary.net>
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
>>Subject: Re: They Drop Like a Rock!


>>If for any number of reasons the engine fails in a helicopters,
>>the pilot can disengage the engine from the rotor, allowing the
>>copter to gyro to earth.

>The correct term here is autorotate.


. . .And, the pilot is _not_ involved with the disengagement; it
is completly automatic for an operator that cannot be counted
upon to react quickly enough to maintain a minimum safe rotor
RPM. . .

Low rotor warning screaming in your ear, you COUNT the blades
with sweat blinded eyes as they go by . . . Dropping like that
rock. Get _there_ and call on an armful of nothing . . . the
collective pitch becomes a useless pumping stick,  the ground
rushes up to smile the skids, and push the top half of your neck
up into your brain -- I laughingly add two more cents. What WAS
this thread about anyway?


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