R22 -6 blade debonding

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R22 -6 blade debonding

Unread post by dilligaf » Tue Jun 04, 2013 1:16 pm

Has anyone heard of any cases of debonding happening to the "new and improved" -6 blades ?

If so please let me know, I'm doing some research.
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Re: R22 -6 blade debonding

Unread post by Rotor kop » Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:40 am

dilligaf wrote:Has anyone heard of any cases of debonding happening to the "new and improved" -6 blades ?

If so please let me know, I'm doing some research.
I have heard from a number of people that robinson choppers based near the coast are very liable to this!! Aparantly they do not come near thier 2200hr :shock:
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Re: R22 -6 blade debonding

Unread post by Rotor kop » Fri Jul 05, 2013 8:32 am

It is apparently the "glue" that bonds the leading edge and the rest of the rotor - not the rotor itself..
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