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    Interesting airfield art

    Dandown IOW
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    Effects of wind shear

    Could you all be missing the obvious, i dont know the strip in question but if there is significant wind shear , and you are set up on a visible approach is there not the possibility that you are...
  3. Thread: latest scam

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    latest scam

    It gives aircraft hours not engine hours and as i said a visit to your local flyin would give you far more information than you could ever hope to achieve via g info.
  4. Thread: latest scam

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    latest scam

    I really dont get this G info Thing ? why does every one blame them? in three searches i determined what trike you had and where you fly out of , all from your publicly available info without even...
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    Memberships and Syndication issues

    There have been a number of constructive suggestions on these pages that need following up, but probably won't be.

    Earlier on in the thread, there was discussion of why people give up. Here is my...
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    Memberships and Syndication issues

    That's not what i said Bill, you are comparing a Corsa against an Subaru , two gents i know flew behind a 912s from Rio to Capetown in one hop. What you paying for is the reliability.
    is it...
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    Memberships and Syndication issues

    Bill
    Same can be said for a Sky Ranger or euro star, cirrus aircraft is 1/2 million dollars and you cant even do a forced lob in it , but i tell you what get your bmw bike jam it into 2nd gear and...
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    Memberships and Syndication issues

    I will Bite , Why would you think that ??
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    Memberships and Syndication issues

    Richard we are all GA , again putting people in their little boxes, there is an argument that should your syndicate tax take off, all you will do is stay at the same membership levels as it could...
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    Memberships and Syndication issues

    TBH no as i don't buy into the division system that is used to put us all in our respective boxes (laa, bma hgpa,bga), so tell me exactly what i should be grateful for, the freedom to fly? or the...
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    Memberships and Syndication issues

    My 2c worth , Its the British Microlight aircraft association ie aircraft are what count, so do it the same way council tax is done, all permits one fee single ownership a/c get a 20 % discount, for...
  12. FAI World Microlight and Paramotor Championships 2016

    Have you spoken to Danial Subani Rob ? sounds like a job for the giga van
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    Memberships and Syndication issues

    Snipped

    Right up to the point where one of the syndicate members is temporarily grounded and so doesn't see the need to renew membership suddenly the whole syndicate cant fly! you would be happy...
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    Memberships and Syndication issues

    Right up to the point where one of the syndicate members is temporarily grounded and so doesn't see the need to renew membership suddenly the whole syndicate cant fly! you would be happy with that...
  15. Thread: Crash today

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    Crash today

    Just Clarifying this point if you maintain centreline then its 360 deg to get back onto the centreline in the reciprocal direction, 180 deg will get you parallel to runway then the s turns to line up...
  16. BMAA News item: New BMAA Check Flying System is Go

    Thank you Paul D that makes sense.
    Keven
  17. BMAA News item: New BMAA Check Flying System is Go

    Ironic isnt it how the goal posts can shift, for years the check flight was done with just the check pilot to protect the BMAA then all of a sardine when they wash their hands of the scheme they...
  18. BMAA News item: New BMAA Check Flying System is Go

    Geoff i think what Paul is alluding to is that a lot of three axis Aircraft don't require that much ballast hence fuel trade off for passengers if you have full fuel whereas my quantum with a 409 kg...
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    Proposal to increase Finnish Microlight MTOW

    Have you tried a quantum with the pedals on the rearward set of holes . think its about 5 inches closer. or buy a tanarg :) as for the ga there are three cessnas on the field :) granted they never...
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    Proposal to increase Finnish Microlight MTOW

    Paul, so what you are you saying that as long as the manufacturers push for weight increases we should be happy to go along with it? at what point will EASA just regard annex 2 a/c as a loophole ,...
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    Proposal to increase Finnish Microlight MTOW

    Only if you re-plate it as a 3.5 ton lorry. Then you'd have no luggage capacity etc.... but if you only have a 3.5 ton license, at least you can drive it.

    Have we come full circle?[/quote]
    I...
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    Proposal to increase Finnish Microlight MTOW

    I dont have a 7.5 ton lorry licence but if i drive it empty is that ok ?
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    Proposal to increase Finnish Microlight MTOW

    Wayne re register it as an LAA machine you get 480 kg MTOW just fit the fuel pump
    gives you a 30 kg head room which is my point to start with. why compromise just to get into a category the A/C is...
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    Proposal to increase Finnish Microlight MTOW

    And in 10 years time every one will want 595 Kg, its just a case of laziness on peoples parts forcing an entire class to be subjected to extra regulation, flying has never and will never be cheap if...
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    Proposal to increase Finnish Microlight MTOW

    Maybe someone can enlighten me, why do manufacturers take fat overweight aircraft , strip them down to barely get into the Microlight / Ultralight category , then bitch when it cant be flown with...
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