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    quantum GTR

    The microlight market has a lot of choice compared to the heydays of flexwing flying. With MAUW increases and rotax 912 engines has given real choice. However in fairness to P&M they did not stand...
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    quantum GTR

    This makes no sense for P&M, why reinvent the wheel. The latest top less wings from them are superb in performance however they are matched to trike, look at the differences of longer nose due to...
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    VDO oil pressure sender.

    The only item which concerned me on my now one year old QuikR, was a falling oil pressure. At delivery 2.9 bar and 2.3 bar twelve month later. As I am Rotax trained I investigated by fitting oil...
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    Quik STARs Failure

    In the past it was quite difficult in removing these retaining rings as they closed up very easily requiring to wedge your nail in between and turn to remove. This latest batch are definitely softer...
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    Quik STARs Failure

    Thanks for this notice, would totally agree that these retaining rings should be changed for split pins as mentioned in the mandatory SB139. Have flagged this to Technical at BMAA to take up with...
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    Effects of wind shear

    Think the answer for you is Quik R wing with the STARS, together with the explorer wheels with front brake. We know it works.
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    Effects of wind shear

    From my hang gliding days, we were always made aware of wind gradients and rotor effects at low level ready to catch you out and hurt you and pocket. So, its mighty important to increase speed...
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    8.33 radio upgrade - funding approved

    Bit disappointed that good work in securing grant to change out radio, is spoilt with petty bureaucracy of TIL119. Why not request copy of invoice for the new radio, so that refund can be calculated.
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    Fluctuating Oil gauge on a 912ULS

    The VDO sender fitted on latter engines appears unreliable. Due to vibrations, wearing coil and sticking. Knocking it can show another reading. On the P&M QuikR it reads low, mine only indicated 2.3...
  10. Thread: Marketing

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    Marketing

    Since there is nothing out there for the BMAA, this is a welcome effort by Terry, despite insulting flexwing pilots as michelin men with aircraft that are not really touring machines. Having done...
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    Duxford Bonus Day

    Hi Pete,
    Duxford bonus days, nothing to do with me, I too am very dis-appointed at losing this great event. Took it on myself to make simple phone call to Duxford ATC, to get more information to...
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    Duxford Bonus Day

    Spoke to Duxford, it appears and I stand corrected, that only the BMAA was cancelled due to staffing levels that particular weekend, it would seem that the others are going ahead. But of course check...
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    Rev as SSDR in the UK?

    Buying UK built trikes is the most ideal, due to exchange rate. Plus local service support.
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    Duxford Bonus Day

    If you read their announcement they have cancelled all bonus days, not just BMAA. So don't cut yourselves up over this. Obviously as stated staffing issues on tower.
  15. Heveningham Hall Country Fair Suffolk. Sat/Sun July 2nd/3rd

    Great weather, made this a stunning event, beautiful strip with warm welcome and country fair as well. In the calendar again for next year.
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    Quik engine frame

    The earlier engine frame was apparently thinner gauge. Repair by welding introduces further weakness, once this process starts it continues .Why bother, best to safe guard your flying investment by...
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    Quik 912s - Oil

    Goes to top of dip stick.
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    Quik 912s - Oil

    Goes to top of dip stick.
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    Quik 912s - Oil

    Goes to top of dip stick.
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    Quik engine frame

    Service from a aviation company is to find solutions to keep you flying. Not leaving you stranded. If they don't have a replacement frame then why do they not repair the original in house. Instead...
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    Quik 912s - Oil

    Usually 3 litres does it.
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    Quik engine frame

    Dear Nick,
    If your not getting the help from the guys at Manton, try the chairman Andrew Cranfield. He needs to know service issues. Best of luck.
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    Quik engine frame

    Blaming the sprag clutch is just excuse for cracks in engine frame. The original design has thinner gauge supports than the new type, then reinforcing gussets added. These frames all need changing...
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    ICOM IC-A6E

    I thought I was the only one. Following this thread with interest.
  25. Parts backup for Rochdale-built Mainair Blade 912(s)'s from Pegasus at Manton

    Spoke to the guys at Manton and fault was with BT in not transferring calls, apparently all fixed just before Popham.
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