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    and don't overlook lighter boots ;-)

    and don't overlook lighter boots ;-)
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    Further thoughts on above Reduce the weight in...

    Further thoughts on above
    Reduce the weight in the nose with less instruments , you don't need them in a Shadow , less weight on the nose leg ;-) and so on.
    Put a ribbed spacer between the prop...
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    Hi Philippe, I would agree that putting any...

    Hi Philippe,
    I would agree that putting any weight in the boom is not good and may bend it,
    I cannot remember my trim settings as it was many years ago but I cannot trim to land and need pressure...
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    I agree Paul with that but think we need to find...

    I agree Paul with that but think we need to find out what the members want if anything and what would suit the trade and any other possible involvement such as other associations to try and discover...
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    You are correct Martin and hopefully with the new...

    You are correct Martin and hopefully with the new openness promised the committee will have a more representative idea of what the members really want and together with a more accountable management...
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    It would be nice to think so but I think you will...

    It would be nice to think so but I think you will find we only elect the management and we have not been doing a lot of that lately.
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    I don't think all this talk of merging with...

    I don't think all this talk of merging with whoever is the correct starting point.

    The aims of the BMAA are that we work together with all organisations for the common good of our type of flying...
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    Hi Philippe, It looks like I am catching the...

    Hi Philippe,
    It looks like I am catching the boat to Calais on the 2 January so maybe stop somewhere and meet up on the 3rd at the airfield mid morning ?
    If you bring a computer I can give you some...
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    Having a stand at the LAA show would be a start !...

    Having a stand at the LAA show would be a start !

    And why not combine it with the LAA as both would benefit

    Maybe we should look at the emerging paramotor shows which are music and...
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    That will piss ( not please) the wife off , not...

    That will piss ( not please) the wife off , not more aeroplanes ;-)

    No promises as I have no idea what's happening but will try, and look forward to it
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    Hopeefully in France sometime in early January if...

    Hopeefully in France sometime in early January if you want and I am near do you want the drawings and update
    Mick
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    What has the time of year to do with it ;-))))...

    What has the time of year to do with it ;-))))
    Nice Portuguese Red 80P a bottle if you know where. Shusssssss :
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    I wish ;-) Its more a failing body and cash...

    I wish ;-)
    Its more a failing body and cash reserves so its drive down to the Algarve to save on the heating and get some exercise.
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    Would be nice Start building up to the event ...

    Would be nice
    Start building up to the event but I think Geoff and the others are distracted at the moment so maybe a reminder to Geoff in the new year may be a good thing.
    I would but hopefully...
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    To those who may be interested thanks to John...

    To those who may be interested thanks to John Kendle the BMAA Freedom Rally will be held 13-15 July next year so get it in your dairy and the ParaFest Festival in Wales is to be held on 27th to 29th...
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    Hi Ginge, I am not sure of anything and would...

    Hi Ginge,
    I am not sure of anything and would like to put it down to old age but can I get away with that excuse.
    I think it was mentioned in a post piece somewhere and would ask Geoff but I think...
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    BMAA Freedom Rally at Enstone 2018

    Hi,

    Can anyone help me out , old age problem !!!

    I have seen the date for this event but buggered if I can remember where or when ?

    Anyone know the date ?
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    Philippe, This is just an opinion but I would...

    Philippe,

    This is just an opinion but I would look at replacing the fyglass extrusions with suitably turned and designed alloy rods in the original undercarriage.

    The older system was not that...
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    Hi Rob if he wants somewhere to go he can fly into the farm strip I use and I would make him welcome (Towcester)
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    Miss it, The Flying show this week ;-(

    Just noticed the bike show is on this week and it is show type weather !!!
    Don't worry its been cancelled and just at a time when we are pushing the PR stuff.

    Anybody else think that the BMAA...
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    Will sort out the drawings and send them or...

    Will sort out the drawings and send them or possibly drop them off when next in France .
    Keep us up to date with your progress
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    Bonjour Philippe, Welcome A nice solution...

    Bonjour Philippe,

    Welcome

    A nice solution to replacing the bungee cord but it does nothing to address the real problem and as another retired engineer maybe I can help a little!

    If you...
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    Shadow Tailplane Accident

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    A picture or two is always useful and actual measurements of the not flat bits with description of directions may produce more advice

    A word with Dannie Crosby or Fiona may help as well
    ...
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    Jennifer Anniston espouses SSDR philosophy

    I think the problem is we have got richer,weaker and lazy in our old age and find a way around the hassle of de-rigging as the easy practical option so its slipped from the manufacturers agenda.

    I...
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    Sparking plug washers.

    Hi Bob,

    Iridium plugs are good and if the mixture is good will last some time.

    I think you are getting better starting because of the closer gap reducing the requirement to get a spark, this in...
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