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    Blade parts list

    Nick, appreciate that.
    I'll PM you.
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    Blade parts list

    P&M do not have one in .PDF nor can they supply a paper version.
    If anyone has a parts manual for sale I would buy it.

    Thanks Ginge, I'll try them.
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    Blade parts list

    I'm looking for this too......
    P&M emailed me stating that a 912 version is not available.
    Has anyone else got anything on this?, really need the 912 parts list for repair job.
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    Warm Flying Suit

    At the flying show this year I tried both, Ozee and BSB.
    Bought the 5 layer BSB as I felt it was the better of the 2 products.
    Like you, I'm in the frozen North.... North of Ireland that is....
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    The Flying Show tickets

    Attended the show Saturday.
    Telford is a much better venue than the NEC.
    Attended the AGM, interesting points raised and good luck to our new council for the year ahead .... well run association...
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    Hangar roofing materials

    Bob,
    Have a look at http://www.cunninghamcovers.co.uk/ and see if they can help.
    Materials are very good, the company is superb to deal with and I could possibly help with delivery.
    Based in...
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    skydrive website

    And I'll add a word of support too.
    Skydrive have always been efficient and good to deal with.... Definitely will continue to use them.
  8. Thread: Jabiru

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    Jabiru

    Think anyone (even without any mechanical knowledge) could have told them that a long time ago.
    The engine is underpowered and unreliable, always has been when compared to the 912 series.

    The...
  9. Thread: Jabiru

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    Jabiru

    Buy something with a 912 in it.
    Quite simply, there is nothing else that even comes close.
    Ian Hogg is 100% correct, not 'if', rather 'when' will it stop.... I too have 1st hand experience of it....
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    What's in a name

    An Armfull ?!
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    Flying in France

    http://www.arthurandarthur.co.uk/AA/index.php/french-airfields-map.html
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    Second Hand Secrets for F2/F2A?

    Great article.
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    Not see or heard of this engine before.

    So many engines come and go, both 2 stroke and 4 stroke.
    The one engine that had so much promise in my opinion was the Motavia, based on off the shelf Ford components and fitted on the rotax mounts....
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    Pulse pipes and jubilee clip tomfoolery

    A lot of the time Paul it is not a manufacturer issue, rather it is an end owner that fits something like an oversize julibee clip to a pipe, while this may not have catastrophic effect initially it...
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    Pulse pipes and jubilee clip tomfoolery

    Like all things it is best to apply "best practice" in all aspects of assembly and maintenance. I'm an inspector, if I see something that could potentially cause a problem (although it may be OK) I...
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    Pulse pipes and jubilee clip tomfoolery

    Any good auto-factor shop. I buy them from a local autofactor, however I am sure e-bay will have ones listed too.
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    On-line GAR, step forward?

    Initiative being floated for on-line GAR for the UK.
    Everything helps, Details on the Flyer website HERE
    Details of the forms are HERE and some more info HERE
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    Pulse pipes and jubilee clip tomfoolery

    Correct Ian,
    big difference in a fuel pipe clamp and a "jubilee" clip.
    Fuel hose clamp shown left, "jubilee" clip on right.
    Jubilee clips are not suitable for small diameter hose such as fuel...
  19. Thread: BMAA Policy

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    BMAA Policy

    Thanks Paul for a concise and plain English answer to a thread.
    The majority of us are appreciative of what goes on behind the scenes with the BMAA (and LAA) to keep us flying, keeping our costs low...
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    Licence Validations for Ireland

    See NMAI forums HERE for further details
  21. Thread: Ian Stokes

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    Ian Stokes

    I got to know "Stokesy" when he was involved with Xair, not know him well but more of an acquaintance. My enduring memory of him was that he always seemed to have a canine in his presence !
    He was a...
  22. Irish flying this Summer, Get over here !

    May be of interest to some of you, all most welcome.
    See http://www.flyinginireland.com/escape-to-ireland.html for details.
  23. Thread: A perfect day.

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    A perfect day.

    What a smashing day, so looking forward to the flexwing conversion. Damien, you have a lot to answer for !
    Some pics of the day.

    http://www.esatclear.ie/~jonkil/pics/3/1.jpg
    ...
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    Any comments on the BMW R100 engine?

    My advice re the BMW engine?... leave it on a motorbike !
    Have saw one of our xairs have 3 engine failures with one.
    Another xair has had 2 failures.
    Renegade spirit just had an outlanding with...
  25. NMAI Fly-in/BBQ/Hooley/Craic !!, Southern Ireland

    The National Microlight Association of Ireland in conjunction with Flying in Ireland Magazine will run a massive fly-in/BBQ/Music/Craic and general fun and flying weekend over the first weekend of...
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