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    I love them as well, and I enjoy reading of yours

    I love them as well, and I enjoy reading of yours
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    And Again 132 Minimax 133 Spectrum...

    And Again

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    Minimax

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    Spectrum homeward bound

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    For when the drought ends
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    And a few more 127 Phantom 128 Phantom...

    And a few more

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    Phantom again

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    Phantom lift off
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    Freedom Rally 2018

    Just a few pics from Saturday where we met up with some great folks

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    Airbike?

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    Pterodactyl

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    Pterodactyl as well
  5. Envious Damiian! Specialy when compared to the...

    Envious Damiian! Specialy when compared to the murk the I flew in on Saturday, I took a camera along but it stayed in my pocket, a good flyin though.
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    I know that area pretty well Bob and I find...

    I know that area pretty well Bob and I find easily recognisable points that say I must duck under, or phew that's better I can nip up a bit. I'll often plan a route to pass these points that are...
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    I have certainly found that the design stability...

    I have certainly found that the design stability takes most of the bite out of thermals, but you have to trust your aircraft and allow it to do most of the work for you. This can take a while,...
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    Yes it was a bit lumpy wasn't it. Our inbound was...

    Yes it was a bit lumpy wasn't it. Our inbound was pretty bouncy but on the way back it realy tried as we passed out of the haze and reduced power to duck below 2500' the clouds just sucked us...
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    While I'm definatly no expert on radios Martin...

    While I'm definatly no expert on radios Martin I'd suggest a careful check of all the conections as the standard P&M installation seems to work well for most folks. I had a problem with the...
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    Good to see you there Bob, I take that you're...

    Good to see you there Bob, I take that you're parboiled as I am am. A good flyin as always, a pity the lads from Gt Oakley were in sea fog and stuck on the ground but it did get a bit murky the...
  11. As nobody has come back to you yet John i'd...

    As nobody has come back to you yet John i'd thought that I'd try to give a couple of ideas. The first one is a call to the UK importers and ask if there is anything different in the spec for...
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    A Little Local Buzz

    It was baking hot and there seemed to be little air to breathe; every move caused the sweat to ooze. In a few month’s time this would, in retrospect at least feel close to heaven. Now though, having...
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    A good choice, if you can lay hands on one. The...

    A good choice, if you can lay hands on one. The one we have fitted has out performed every other type we have tried.

    The one we have is 165cm dia. set at18 degrees at 53.5. If you are on permit...
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    Ahh flying with no fixed plan often provides some...

    Ahh flying with no fixed plan often provides some of the best flights, going up with the sole intention of enjoying yourself, nice one Tom. It brings to mind a flight with my flying mate Brian. At...
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    Many thanks Pete, that is a book that I've yet to...

    Many thanks Pete, that is a book that I've yet to read, although I have heard it recommened several times. I have toyed with putting a book together but haven't got around to it. Maybe I should have...
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    Thanks Sean, it's easier than you think. When you...

    Thanks Sean, it's easier than you think. When you come back from a flight feeling inspired just let it flow :cool:
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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...
  25. 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/
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