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    Great job Ginge, Your Airplane looks...

    Great job Ginge,

    Your Airplane looks fantastic. And I am looking forward to seeing a Pic of Martins. I love the TST.

    Damien
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    I think it is wonderful that Microlights have...

    I think it is wonderful that Microlights have evolved. It's also wonderful that you can spend thousands on GPS, Radio, Transponders, Aircraft Avoidance Systems, Airspace Avoidance Systems, and a...
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    I agree with you Martin, I thought it was...

    I agree with you Martin,

    I thought it was interesting, but seriously whats the point? I started flying Microlights as they were a safe low cost way of flying and self ownership. For me self...
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    Hello Ginge, Thats a pity with the skins....

    Hello Ginge,

    Thats a pity with the skins. Although I'm sure your TST will be like a shining new penny at the end of all your work. And I am sure will be much admired when it pops into Air Strips...
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    Thanks Martin, Great to be back. Looking...

    Thanks Martin,

    Great to be back. Looking forward to spreading my wings again and hopefully enjoy a nice summer. Aiming for 50 hours logged in 2019, I logged 39.10 last year.
    Here's to a good...
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    Hello all.

    Hello all,

    Not been on here for a while. I got out for a flight on Saturday, my 3rd flight of the year. Previous 2 days were on the 2nd and 4th of January whilst I was on Christmas Holidays. Since...
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    I have a Jerry Can Rucksack and love it. It sits...

    I have a Jerry Can Rucksack and love it. It sits in the back seat of my Quantum Weightshift. There is also loads of room for camping gear etc as well as the Jerry Can. Very handy to have in a...
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    http://forums.bmaa.org/showthread.php?14878-kitfox...

    http://forums.bmaa.org/showthread.php?14878-kitfox/page2&highlight=Kitfox

    http://forums.bmaa.org/showthread.php?11609-Kitfox-handling&highlight=Kitfox

    Found these threads for you. Hope it helps...
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    Hi Jon, Sorry I am not of much use to you in...

    Hi Jon,

    Sorry I am not of much use to you in regards to your Question. I have flown many 3-Axis types and owned an X-Air and a Skyranger for a few years. I am a weightshift only jockey now. I...
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    I've flown many types over the years. Trained in...

    I've flown many types over the years. Trained in C42'S and Thruster T600N. But much preferred the Thruster T600N, and did the majority of my training in the Thruster. Most of the students wanted to...
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    https://apply.caa.co.uk/CAAPortal/servlet/SmartFor...

    https://apply.caa.co.uk/CAAPortal/servlet/SmartForm.html?formCode=PMD

    Hello Terry,

    The Self Declaration Medical is free of charge. I believe the form attached should be done on Internet...
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    Congratulations Terry on starting and welcome. I...

    Congratulations Terry on starting and welcome. I trained on a Thruster T600N 13 years ago. Loved every minute of it. So enjoy your training. In regards to headsets they are all more or less the same...
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    Nice. I love those bimbles. All does feel well in...

    Nice. I love those bimbles. All does feel well in the world once you get a spin in the Air again. Nicely written as always.

    Damien
  14. Can you believe that this is Ireland

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    Some Pics from a flight I did on Saturday. I flew up along the North Eastern Coastline from Drogheda to the Ards Peninsula. I then turned inland so as to fly back home. Stopped in...
  15. Hello John, I have experience of moving a UK...

    Hello John,

    I have experience of moving a UK registered Microlight to the Irish System. I also moved it back to the UK registration when I was selling it. The process was easy. Firstly you have to...
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    I was out on Saturday and logged over 4 hours...

    I was out on Saturday and logged over 4 hours flying. Some along the Coastline and over the Sea which was silky smooth, and some over the land which was bumpy. At times I was climbing at over 800...
  17. I agree Donald. It is a farce. There should be a...

    I agree Donald. It is a farce. There should be a common acceptance of each others medicals and licences allowing Microlight Pilots to visit any country in Europe they wish. Having to do a Class 2...
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    Flight for Life 1994

    https://youtu.be/-7evZdHhkQI

    Came across this video last night. It was great viewing. Perhaps many of you have already seen it. But just in case I thought I would post it. I loved it. I was 20 and...
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    The Joys of Spring

    OMG, as the younger generation say these days, what a bloody long wet and miserable Winter that was. I had not flown since last October, other than 1 hour in February, local flight. The Airfield...
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    Quantum Leap

    As mentioned in a previous thread I received last week a letter from P&M Aviation about some upgrades which are available for the Quantum range of Aircraft. In total there are 5 upgrades available...
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    Hello Ginge, Nice read as always. I did not...

    Hello Ginge,

    Nice read as always.

    I did not get away flying in January. Had not flown since the very end of October. Boy did I miss it. Thought I would have got away 2 weeks ago, however the...
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    I was just reading back through this thread....

    I was just reading back through this thread. Thanks again everyone for your advice. Almost 4 years later what happened? Well I ended up getting a tip off about a lovely Quantum 503. It had not flown...
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    Also dont be afraid to consider a Quantum with a...

    Also dont be afraid to consider a Quantum with a Rotax 503. I own one and it is a great little plane. 2 Stroke and pretty bullet proof and easy to maintain. A 912 Quantum will take off and climb...
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    I'm in Ireland. Have not toured in Scotland yet....

    I'm in Ireland. Have not toured in Scotland yet. Hoping to correct that this year. Not flown across the water in a long time. But remember fondly visiting Ince Blundell, Otherton, Popham, Fishburn,...
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    Nice. Well done Ginge. I missed these posts...

    Nice. Well done Ginge. I missed these posts whilst the Forum was down. I just got set up again on the Forum today. I have not flown my Quantum in a Month. Looking forward to getting back up there...
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