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    Don't forget to sew some soft material on the...

    Don't forget to sew some soft material on the inside where it rests on the windows especially the windscreen area
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    New frequency

    From Jan 3rd 2019 Otherton microlight frequency will change from 129.825 to 129.830 using 8.33kHz
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    CAA refund of vat on radio cost

    Has anyone got any money back from the CAA for the cost of upgrading to an 8.33mhz radio? I sent in receipts back before Christmas but have still had no refund, are we being hoodwinked again?
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  4. Then does not the same apply to safety com...

    Then does not the same apply to safety com 135.475 which the CAA introduced in 2004? some clarity needs to be put out to all pilots
  5. New microlight frequency from 1st Jan 2018?

    Nice to be back on the forum, there has been a lot of chat about changing our radios from 25mhz to 8.33mhz ones but nothing about changing the microlight frequency of 129.825 are we going to be...
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    great service from Skycraft

    Once again Skycraft have excelled in customer service, I ordered an oil pump yesterday and it was delivered within 24hrs, now that's service :yeah:
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    great service from Skycraft

    Whilst rebuilding the top end of our engine we noticed one of the pushrod outer tubes was slightly banana shaped, I e mailed skycraft on the Sunday night and got a replacement Tuesday, now that's...
  8. Thread: OIL COOLER

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    OIL COOLER

    As part of the major service we are doing on our Jabiru engine I took the oil cooler off, o.m.g the thick gunge that came out was horrendous, thinking about it the oil cooler is the lowest point on...
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    Memberships and Syndication issues

    I remain a BMAA member even though my aircraft is administered by the LAA, not only is it "the right thing to do" but feel that the BMAA do more for microlighting than any other organisation, good as...
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    New medical declaration

    I think if you drop dead mid flight that might constitute a fail on the medical
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    New medical declaration

    I think it should be a formality, the doc is a regular customer of mine. We did joke that if I was warm that was good enough to pass as fit.
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    New medical declaration

    I'll just have to keep fingers crossed that the CAA issue the changes before mine runs out although the doc wants to come flying with me so maybe I may even get another convert to our passion of...
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    New medical declaration

    Does anyone know when the new medical declaration is likely to come into effect? my medical expires early next month, fortunately my GP has just booked his car into my garage for an MOT at the end of...
  14. Thread: Medical

    by Trev Bailey
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    Medical

    Fantastic news, has anyone found the form on the CAA web site referred to in the announcement ? or do we still use the form downloadable from the information library on BMAA home pages.
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    Jabiru Info

    Hi Phil,

    The ailerons are tiny and to be fair the stick is mainly to rest your hand on (he he he) you fly mainly with your feet I have found, very easy to get crossed controls if you are used to...
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    Jabiru Info

    Hi Neil,
    We looked at lots before buying ours, I think an absolute must is it must have the full height rudder, turning in the Jabiru is very rudder first and the short ones can suffer from running...
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    Ed 42 1:500 map

    Thanks Dominic & Joan, I suppose bit of a grey area until an accident happens. We always fly with the I Pad and back up on Phone.
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    Ed 42 1:500 map

    Can anyone clarify something for me?, when I was at the flying show before Christmas I was talking to the guys on the Runway HD stand and they said that you don't have to have a paper chart in the...
  19. Lots of people watching but not saying much

    What we fly and how we fly now are worlds apart from how it used to be when I started flying.

    Back then most of the microlights were weight shift machines and all but a very few were capable of...
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    world air games results

    Congratulations to the British microlight team sweeping the board, fantastic result great videos on youtube.
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    Top rebound rubber

    Finally got to replace the rebound rubber today, it's not as easy as we first thought, we (my son Lee and I) removed it as described above with the use of a ratchet strap to take the tension off but...
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    Top rebound rubber

    The top rebound rubber ( top of front leg) needed replacing on my Jab and a tip off the guys on the Jabiru forum saves loads of time and grief, you don't need to remove the leg to replace the rubber,...
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    Wing fold nappy pins

    If you have the wing fold option fitted, the nappy pins (top of wing) tend to rust, these are the same pins that are used on Shadow aircraft and the stainless ones are available from the Shadow...
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    air intake seals

    My inspector commented on the state of the seals at the time of the last permit inspection, they had hardened and cracked in places, these are the seals on the forward end of the air intakes attached...
  25. Thread: Welcome

    by Trev Bailey
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    Welcome

    Thanks Steve for adding this to the forum, any tips I have found useful I will pass on to other users.

    Trev
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