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    Roger Hurley

    TYGON Tube 8mm OD Yellow

    There's at least 10m left on this roll of Saint-Gobain TYGON 8mm OD tube. Full 15m roll costs about 70.
    For Sale at 35 incl post UK mainland,

    Roger Hurley 17th January 2019, 15:25 Go to last post

    Electric Flying

    30 KW of batteries for an hour. That is forty Horsepower. An hour's use of a 447, Not a 912. How big and heavy would 30 KW hours worth of batteries be?

    tomshep 16th January 2019, 19:45 Go to last post
    Joan Walsh

    Electric Flying

    Interesting, so rapid charge would require separate storage batteries capable of delivering about 30kw to an individual aircraft for an hour or so (=

    Joan Walsh 16th January 2019, 11:11 Go to last post
    Pete Twissell

    Electric Flying

    Ok, here goes:
    If we assume 6 electric microlights will be flown once per week and each uses 30kwh per flight, we have an energy requirement of

    Pete Twissell 15th January 2019, 14:21 Go to last post
    Joan Walsh

    Electric Flying

    Actually, I wonder what the cost would be for a solar/wind/battery energy generation and storage set up would be to support a clutch of, say, half a dozen

    Joan Walsh 15th January 2019, 13:02 Go to last post