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    A Cracking Weekend Gromit

    The forecasts were good for the whole weekend and I managed to sneak down to Rayne on the Saturday to take advantage.

    The sun was shining the worn out old windsock fluttered gently, sometimes...
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    Although of course a Thruster is well able to be...

    Although of course a Thruster is well able to be tied down outside, unlike so many of the modern heavies, so hangarage does not come into it.:)
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    Glad to help if poss. Just let me know your time...

    Glad to help if poss. Just let me know your time scales and we'll try to work something out. I have a Cyclone bearing tester that we can use unless you want to have the whole thing checked out by the...
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    So not very far, is the engine at home or at your...

    So not very far, is the engine at home or at your airfield? I can arrange to bring them to you and give a hand being ancient and retired.
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    Where abouts in Suffolk are you Russ? I believe...

    Where abouts in Suffolk are you Russ? I believe that a 447 uses the same my 503, I,m in Essex and might be able to help
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    YEEEAH! Flying again after nearly a month break....

    YEEEAH! Flying again after nearly a month break. Weather wasn't as good as the forecast implied, it was a bit misty but well within bounds, a bit bobbely but way short of scary even afer months of...
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    The forecasts for this coming weekend look almost...

    The forecasts for this coming weekend look almost too good to be true, so I'm waiting with an equal mix of anticipation and cynicism.

    If you do want to visit Rayne I can arrange for a jerrican,...
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    Congratulations Damien, just the sort of story to...

    Congratulations Damien, just the sort of story to cheer a dull foggy morning. I've managed to fly, if sometimes briefly, at least once a month so far but I managed to miss the last day or so of good...
  9. My attention was drawn to this response by the...

    My attention was drawn to this response by the All Party Parliamentary group

    http://www.generalaviationappg.uk/all-party-parliamentary-group-brands-brize-and-oxford-airspace-proposals-unsafe/
    ...
  10. One of the best places that I know is, believe or...

    One of the best places that I know is, believe or not free and is tucked away on California Power Systems website. If you search "California Power Systems- Airwolf"click on "rotax engine and parts"...
  11. Congratulations on your first flight in your...

    Congratulations on your first flight in your Shadow, may there be many more and every one a delight
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    Thanks Paul, I just wondered if that statement...

    Thanks Paul, I just wondered if that statement heralded a change.
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    I do note however quote0 If you wish to use...

    I do note however

    quote0 If you wish to use your national UK licence in another European member state, you will need to request approval in writing from that authority. (quote

    So for those that...
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    To the best of my understanding it will not...

    To the best of my understanding it will not affect you at all, to help clarify things the CAA issued this guidance
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    My favored fuel line is Urethane, although blue...

    My favored fuel line is Urethane, although blue coloured it is easy to see your fuel through it. In common with all the transparent tube that I know of it is not fire resistant and requires good...
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    Great I look forward to hearing about it

    Great I look forward to hearing about it
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    Nearly all gone now, just a few remnants of...

    Nearly all gone now, just a few remnants of drifts lurking in sheltered places. Now if the vis clears we can get flying again.
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    Ouch, the only thing that sounds suitable for...

    Ouch, the only thing that sounds suitable for that is a good pub with a roaring fire.

    We've been lucky there seems a lot more all around, the worst thing here has been the lazy wind. You know, the...
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    Beast from the East

    How is The Beast affecting you, is it no more than a chill wind or are you chest deep in snow with your ears being cut off by the wind?

    Here in mid Essex the first couple of days of dire warnings...
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    I think that used to be Conair, who are...

    I think that used to be Conair, who are unfortunatly no longer in the buisness. It may be worth giving Rod at Volair a ring as he services both 2 & 4 stroke engine and is not tied to Rotax.

    Rod...
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    I hope that it's good for you, Belite have a...

    I hope that it's good for you, Belite have a decent reputation in the states. It'd be great if you keep folks on here in touch. I'll bet there are others that could benifit from it, but they seem a...
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    Youmight want to check these out, ...

    Youmight want to check these out,

    http://www.beliteaircraftstore.com/radiant-fuel-gauges/

    and consult with tec office of course
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    Glad to hear that you got to fly Damien, wow two...

    Glad to hear that you got to fly Damien, wow two months without flying! I admire your resiliance.

    Your being Ok to fly while the runway is shut to others reminds me of a couple of years ago when...
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    Whatever you buy a tip that can help is to study...

    Whatever you buy a tip that can help is to study the log books before you realy look at the aircraft. It is too easy to fall in love with an aircraft and buy it almost regardless. Take an inspector...
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    Ahh, the 503 my favourite engine as long as the...

    Ahh, the 503 my favourite engine as long as the aircraft isn't too heavy for 50hp. Unfortunatly Rotax stopped production, probably unable to make enough money out of it :rolleyes:
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