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  1. Yacht News

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    Is there a thread on this already....i'm not sure..I mean specifically looking at helis and not just them landing on yachts etc. I think it is a good idea to start one if there has not been one. MD-900's, EC- 155's...What yachts have these choppers other than Octopus and Floridian.
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    Here are the three more:

    1-MY Pelorus (helo deck on bow)
    2-MY Pelorus (also can land on top of bridge!)
    3-MY Pelorus ( EC-155 on bow)

    Old One

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    The chopper that Lady Moura is carrying looks like the same make as the one Octopus carries...Sikorski...BTW thats a lovely pic of Lady Moura.
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    Here's a nice shot of the helicopter from the Lady Lola shadow. Taken in St.Maarten a couple of years ago during the yacht show. We were on my friends 46' Nitro offshore.

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    Hi,

    Here are a few pics of a boat I used to be on that was Heli equipped. Once it sold it was replaced by an rigid inflatable.

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    Sea Sedan?...thats a Feadship?


    The Lady Lola shadow was a converted vessel? or purpose built toy carrier?
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    Hi guys,

    With regards to copyrights, only post your own pictures, or an URL to a photosite or similar where you have found or stored a picture..:)

    Here is Skat with her MD 520N when she visited Stockholm last summer.

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    Lady Lola Shadow (now named Amevi Surprise) is a 187 foot yacht escort ship that was originally a 180 foor offshore supply vessel (OSV). She was converted and refit in early 2004.
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    Thanks 'YES'

    Hello Lars...haven't seen you in a while. The helo on Skat looks like a similar make to the one in the pic above that with 'Sea Sedan.'
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    Ron, the bird in question is an MD-500 Notar, an abbreviation for "No Tail Rotor". This is an amazing machine. By *far* the quietest heli ever built, as well as the best yaw authority of any heli in the world, with the possible exception of the military's new LHX.

    Stan... will Amevi Surprise be the escort ship for Y701?
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    Wow Carl i seriously did not realise that she didnt have a tail rotor untill you pointed that out just now. So how then does she fly propperly then?...if your tail rotor is gone the heli looses direction right? steering capability...so how could you have a heli with out a tail rotor. That must be some amazing technology.
    So that means the MD 900 aboard octopus is tail rotorless then too?
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    Hi Ron,

    Just Google "MD500 Notar technology". You should be able to find some links that will explain, but right now... I'm so FAR past tired, I'm sleep typing!

    Night all.
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    Hi,

    To remove any doubt , the pictures I posted are my own taken by me whilst working on the boat.

    The First Picture was taken in Thailand when I was having a ride in the machine

    The Middle Picture was taken in Traceys Arm, Alaska

    The Last Picture was taken in Smiths Creek at NQEA in Cairns Australia

    Sea Sedan (now called Huntress) was a De Vries Feadship, the Helicopter was an MD 600.
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    If you look close you will see a rectangle port on the end of the round tail boom,yaw is accomplished by the amount of bypass air allowed to exhaust there from the turbine.

    There is also a Russian design,can't remember model that had no tail rotor and no vectored thrust. It simply had twin counter rotating main blades,one stacked above the other.Each rotating in a opposite direction ,canceled out the yaw torque. And of course are troop carriers that have one main rotor in the front and one in the rear also use no tail rotor.
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    Whoops, hold on a minute! The boom isn't pressurized by the exhaust. There's a seperate fan driven by the engine that draws air in from the top of the boom, near the fuselage. Also, the majority of torque compensation is derived from the Coanda effect of the boom's design, not from vectored thrust.
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    Yes i know the both you are talking about. The latter is Called the Chinook military transport.
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