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    Guess I'm one of the odd ones. Nearly 700hrs now...

    Guess I'm one of the odd ones. Nearly 700hrs now of flexwing over the past 5 years averaging about 140hrs/year.
    I did my reval in a Thruster, really enjoyed it and got a different perspective of...
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    MF Foundation donations

    To be fair, I think your examples are a bit different to a BMAA policy of giving away BMAA members money to individuals.
  3. Changes to the Self Declaration Medical system - 25 August 2016

    Ah, but free advice from an accountant.. now there is a first!! :)
  4. Changes to the Self Declaration Medical system - 25 August 2016

    Whoo hooo... :rofl:

    Does that mean I get to legally fly illegally for another couple of days. I luv being a rebel :p
  5. Changes to the Self Declaration Medical system - 25 August 2016

    Hmmm. The earlier link worked for me yesterday.

    CAA Form Submission - Reference: E284XX/SRG12XX
    Thank you for your Submission.
    So, today I went flying... legally I hope!!
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    Memberships and Syndication issues

    Dominic. You really are unsuited to the task of Moderator.

    I have no real issues with Rick-Baiting (sorry Rick) but think that if you want to go down that line, or allow the discussion to go down...
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    Memberships and Syndication issues

    It appears to me that the obvious answer to that question is, Yes. To be honest, I am not sure that it is a particularly difficult question to answer.

    I accept that there will be folk who would...
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    Quik Split Pins

    Syndicate owners who are not BMAA members do not receive the magazine though. Another good reason for a requirement for all joint owners to have BMAA membership perhaps.[/quote]

    I never know if...
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    Solved the check flight problem

    Shushhh... or else they might make the pilots biennial check flight an annual thing... just to simplify things and kill 2 birds with one stone (so to speak) :-)
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    Weightshift Flying

    I love turbulence when I am taking someone for a passenger flight. I know that they must be sitting behind me looking at me, dressed in my Superman costume (ok, Blue Sky flying suit) heroically...
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    AAIB February 2016 Bulletin

    "The student reported that due to “post-traumatic amnesia” he had no recollection of the accident flight or the events preceding it." was worthy of a little chuckle.
  12. Lots of people watching but not saying much

    Beer.
    Curing insomnia in 4 year olds since 1684.
    :lol:
  13. Lots of people watching but not saying much

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    ... err Sean.. Help!!
  14. Lots of people watching but not saying much

    Beats counting sheep.

    Just
  15. Landing Coupons - Microlight Flying magazine

    I think it is an excellent promotion. I enjoy looking to see which airfields are taking part. I enjoy your reports in MF about the airfields you have visited (crikey, either I am more easily pleased...
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    Running Costs

    Quik flexwing based at Perth
    Hangarage: £105 / month
    Insurance: 1 pilot. Full hull / 3rd party / passenger
    Premium: £660
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    Microlight Flying Instructor

    I did the man-maths recently when I was considering it.

    So, as a wee part time, 20hr a week hobby-job I was reckoning on...

    20 hrs instructing per week @ £110 / hr = £2200 per week.... so about...
  18. Thread: quadcopters

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    quadcopters

    Notwithstanding the illegality ... I quite enjoyed watching that.
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    Terry the Old Fart...

    Same best wishes from me and, if you are up over the right side of the border then I would happily help out as well.
  20. BMAA News item: BMAA Technical Office Vacancy

    Word of the day. :hop:
  21. World's first Saltire windsock flown at Strathaven

    Yeah, we can reopen it again........... next time :devil:
  22. World's first Saltire windsock flown at Strathaven

    The fat lady has sung.
  23. World's first Saltire windsock flown at Strathaven

    Laurie is right.
    Scotland contributes 9.9% of the governments tax revenues and receive 9.3% of public spending. In monetary terms on an average year, that gives a figure of about £4.4BN available...
  24. World's first Saltire windsock flown at Strathaven

    Peter, the currency is the asset, but you are right, the international lawyers would sort it out but they would sort it out in keeping with how the Yes campaign have outlined it. Them's the laws :)...
  25. World's first Saltire windsock flown at Strathaven

    Peter, even as a No supporter, I should point out that the UK Pound Sterling is a national currency of the UK, backed by the national bank of the UK and held against the national debt of the UK. The...
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