The Beautiful Brantly

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Do you think the Brantly is the most beautiful helicopter in the known Universe?

Yes!
16
31%
No.
36
69%
 
Total votes: 52
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The Beautiful Brantly

Postby helothere » Sat Feb 20 2010, 03:34

This is what I'm talkin' about!

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Re: whats your Favorite Heli

Postby Friendly Black Dog » Sat Feb 20 2010, 04:32

There is sooooo much wrong with that photo I just don't know where to start!
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Re: whats your Favorite Heli

Postby Pegs » Sat Feb 20 2010, 04:46

yeah like um Helothere I can't see a helicopter???? This is meant to be a Favorite Helicopter thread??? :? :twisted: :lol:
anyone else see a helicopter in the above pic :?
A good idea needs landing gear as well as wings to get off the ground.
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Re: whats your Favorite Heli

Postby black duck » Sat Feb 20 2010, 10:24

Your a sick man Helothere! thats just wrong!!!!! :D I can't believe they actually built it!!!!!!! :lol:
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Re: whats your Favorite Heli

Postby skypig » Sat Feb 20 2010, 12:44

There is sooooo much wrong with that photo I just don't know where to start!


Allow me:
The “bulges” in the bubble for head clearance
The lack of clearance between MR and bubble bulges (where your head is!)
The TR that looks like it is a year 10 metal work class project.
The outboard hinges on the MR blades.
The fact they started making them in China, and were going to take the market by storm.
The, the, shape!

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Re: whats your Favorite Heli

Postby helothere » Sat Feb 20 2010, 21:55

bladepitch wrote:
Jabberwocky wrote:but if I ever get in a S-76, it would be stupendous. They just look all sorts of cool and many kinds of awesome-nous. One day, maybe...


its my dream machine. nuf said.


Meh, it's no Brantly.

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Re: whats your Favorite Heli

Postby CYHeli » Sat Feb 20 2010, 22:40

Just for you Helothere,
http://www.brantly.com/
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Re: whats your Favorite Heli

Postby black duck » Sat Feb 20 2010, 23:00

Thats it, you realise we're stuck with this thing now, you had to go and pat the bloody thing didn't you! should do the kind thing and take it out in the yard and shoot it, but no it'll hang around getting under our feet, no bloody use to anyone and whom may I ask is going to clean up after it, Helothere? after all you let the thing in here and you just know it's not house trained!! Bloody mangy strays! :D
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Re: whats your Favorite Heli

Postby TomOz » Sat Feb 20 2010, 23:00

Brantly dynamic rollover recovery procedure: video
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Re: whats your Favorite Heli

Postby black duck » Sat Feb 20 2010, 23:08

I love the leg out the door, they say that once you learn to ride a bike you never forget! :D quite true, but he did neglect the fact that he wasn't actually on one at the time!! :lol:
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Re: whats your Favorite Heli

Postby helothere » Sat Feb 20 2010, 23:34

Yes, the leg out the door is standard operating procedure for this model.

"In the unlikely event the aircraft should experience a developing dynamic rollover on lift off, it is desirable to extend the pilot's downhill leg (leg closest to the ground) to prevent further roll effect. If unsuccessful, collective should be raised to remove the aircraft from the ground with which contact may cause damage to the airframe."

Note to kiddies: Do not try this at home.

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Re: whats your Favorite Heli

Postby skypig » Sat Feb 20 2010, 23:49

Wow, a Brantly "L" model! :shock:

Hard to believe, but even more hideous Oc:=

Brantly Helicopters - "As ugly as a hat full of ar$eholes" :oops:

Brantly B2BL - "As ugly as a hat full of ar$eholes, with the good ones taken out" :oops: :oops:

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That video is pretty “jaw dropping” but I think you guys have it wrong. I don’t think he’s trying to “right it” “motorbike style”. I think he’s just trying to get “purchase” with one leg, to allow him to push the pedal harder with his other leg, in the mistaken belief there’s something left as far as TR control goes....
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Re: whats your Favorite Heli

Postby Pegs » Sat Feb 20 2010, 23:58

skypig wrote:Wow, a Brantly "L" model! :shock:

Hard to believe, but even more hideous Oc:=


Brantly B2BL - "As ugly as a hat full of ar$eholes, with the good ones taken out"



Looks just like an Ice cream cone Sky (right on the money) Pig :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
A good idea needs landing gear as well as wings to get off the ground.
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whats your Favorite Heli

Postby helothere » Sun Feb 21 2010, 00:07

Ugly eh? Just look at those lines, that's aerodynamics meets art right there my friend. Poetry in motion. This masterpiece illustrates the eloquent and clean engineering approach adopted by the designer.

This begs the question, where can you go from here? Could it be at all possible to surpass such beauty in a machine? I think not!

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Re: whats your Favorite Heli

Postby skypig » Sun Feb 21 2010, 00:27

.....that's aerodynamics meets art right there my friend. Poetry in motion. This masterpiece illustrates the eloquent and clean engineering approach adopted by the designer.


Modelled after the successful sperm. :idea:

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They sure captured it from its best angle on the website homepage...... (good ones taken out)
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Re: whats your Favorite Heli

Postby black duck » Sun Feb 21 2010, 01:52

Yes, regarding the one leg recovery method, you are slightly incorrect Helothere, you couldn't damage that airframe any more than the designer already has! :D
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Re: The Beautiful Brantly

Postby FerrariFlyer » Sun Feb 21 2010, 02:36

How many times can I register for a NO vote?
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Re: The Beautiful Brantly

Postby Pegs » Sun Feb 21 2010, 02:38

FerrariFlyer wrote:How many times can I register for a NO vote?


classic :lol: LMAO FF when u find out let me know too :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
A good idea needs landing gear as well as wings to get off the ground.
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Re: The Beautiful Brantly

Postby bladepitch » Sun Feb 21 2010, 03:01

FerrariFlyer wrote:How many times can I register for a NO vote?



clearly helothere has rigged the sh#t out of that poll at the top.


"is good to be da king" eh mate.



ive been converted off the 76 on to blue thunder. that chopper can go into quiet mode for a bit of a perv on naked chicks doing aerobics.

that cant be half bad.........
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Re: The Beautiful Brantly

Postby FerrariFlyer » Sun Feb 21 2010, 03:19

I think we all know that Helothere will be about as honest with the ballot process as good old President Mugabe is with annual elections in Zimbabwe. God help us if the 'not of sound mind' yes voters get the majority in the end.

At this stage, Sunday 2.18pm EST...its 2 yes votes vs 3 no votes. The yes voters have been identified as Helothere, and possibly his mum. :o

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