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    Exhaust Gas Temps

    Thanks to those that have posted info links. Very helpful

    Sean
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    Wing fold 3-axis

    The Light Aircraft Company do the Sherwood Ranger (biplane) and the Scout. Both meet your requirements but depends on your budget.

    Sean
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    Ensure your gearbox is regularly inspected

    How many hours on this Dominic?
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    Aerolite 103 v 120 whats the difference?

    That sounds interesting Paul

    Hope you will post more details as it progresses?

    Sean
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    Aerolite 103 v 120 whats the difference?

    I was hoping to get to the rally to see the 120, but couldn't make it. Thank's for your quick overview Paul, and agree it looks nice.
    Also agree that it will be interesting to see how the SSDR...
  6. Microlight crash near Warrington 23rd July @015

    http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/microlight-crashes-farmland-near-warrington-9718838

    Hoping the pilot is ok
  7. EASA PPL to Weightshift (SSDR) or Tail 'dragger' SSDR

    Many thanks Geoff
    Have to say that I would not want to fly a tail wheel, no matter what 'class' of aircraft, without some training.

    Regards

    Sean
  8. EASA PPL to Weightshift (SSDR) or Tail 'dragger' SSDR

    Many thanks Joan.

    Interestingly, from the CAP804 Part II document you kindly linked, chapter 4 appears to be the most relevant, and it states requirements as being to pass the Microlight Part 2...
  9. EASA PPL to Weightshift (SSDR) or Tail 'dragger' SSDR

    Hi

    Apologies if this has been covered before, but I did a quick search and couldn't find anything.

    What training would be required to convert to weightshift from EASA PPL?

    I know to convert...
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    SSDR Kit Build Questions

    Thanks Paul.
    Personally, I would want someone else to thoroughly check it over and test fly first, for my own piece of mind and to ensure I had inadvertently missed anything.

    Sean
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    SSDR Kit Build Questions

    Hi
    I have started to research potential SSDR kit builds, and have looked at the relevant SSDR info available from BMAA, so am slowly getting a good understanding of the requirements of owning and...
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    Rotax 582 servicing?

    A good point Steve, and one worth bearing in mind for anyone doing a similar comparison.

    Sean
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    Rotax 582 servicing?

    Many thanks Goose :cool:
    Will have a good read through the maintenance manual.
    I want to work out costs per hour also. Have you done this?

    Regards

    Sean
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    Rotax 582 servicing?

    Hi
    Am I correct in that a new 582 would require the following service schedule;
    10hr
    50hr
    100hr
    150hr
    200hr
    250hr
    300hr TBO
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    Rotax 582 or 4 stroke

    Thanks for replies.
    I have the service details (hours & costs) for the Rotax units now, so will do some comparisons based on hours flown, but agree with you Paul having quickly looked at the figures...
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    Rotax 582 or 4 stroke

    Hi
    I am currently researching a possible kit build, and engine choices are Rotax 582, 912 or possibly the new D-motor.
    Initial costs of the 4 stroke engines is approx 60% more than the 582 option,...
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    Rotax 582 Questions

    Not as bad as I thought, being just over 4000 incl VAT
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    Rotax 582 Questions

    Thanks Nick
    No, I haven't contacted them yet.
    I really just wanted some ballpark figures at the moment

    Sean
  19. Thread: Build Progress

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    Build Progress

    Anymore updates Ed?

    Sean
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    Rotax 582 Questions

    Hi
    Before I start calling around suppliers, does anyone roughly know the costs of a new Rotax 582?
    Also, any rough costs of TBO?

    Thanks

    Sean
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    Save Blackpool airport e-petition

    Airport is closing on Wednesday, when all commercial operations will cease, but hopefully opening again next week for GA, but unless they get a new buyer, I cannot see it surviving for long
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    Save Blackpool airport e-petition

    Hope you don't mind the shameless plug to sign and share the e-petition that has just been set up, link below;

    https://submissions.epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/70619

    Many thanks

    Sean
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    Ikarus owner/pilot near Blackpool?

    Thanks Nick
    I'll give them a call

    Sean
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    Ikarus owner/pilot near Blackpool?

    Hi
    I would like to see one of these up close, have a good chat with an owner/pilot who flies one, and ideally arrange a flight in one.
    Are there any in the North West area, near Blackpool?
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    Prospective Flyer/owner

    Thanks again Ginge
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