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    Hearing Aids

    Has any one used this system for operating a ground to air hand held radio intended for a single seat micro light, This all began when my instructor told me that it was difficult passing...
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    Changes to CAA rules

    Just had a look at www.ais.uk, it looks very complicated to find the bits I need.

    John
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    Changes to CAA rules

    Thanks Joan for your explanation, I do understand that it could be difficult to inform every one of the modifications to Air Law made by the CAA.
    Perhaps a better way would be to keep written exams...
  4. P&M Quik / GT450 sails failing after low hours

    High Gwyn,

    I feel that I have a part answer to your mail querying the varying length of time that similar sails last.
    Could be I am lucky I have a private hanger and when not in use my wing is...
  5. P&M Quik / GT450 sails failing after low hours

    A Bettsometer can be made for about 15
    Would self measuring of the sail cloth and stitching be allowed for the air worthyness certificate?
    Seems that I have read some where that a Betts test may...
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    Changes to CAA rules

    Thaks Ginge,

    I am afraid that would be not much different than what was advised to me initialy.
    As I wrote in my initial correpondence I was advised to purchase Brian Cosgroves Microlight Pilots...
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    Changes to CAA rules

    Joan

    I have a very old brain, not as good as when I was 30 years old, so as many others I am sure will agree to absorb as much as one can is the best idea.
    Loosing 30% of the possible information...
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    Changes to CAA rules

    I wonder does this happen to many qualified pilots as well as those planning to obtain their qualifications.
    I have been studying for some time preparing to obtain my qualifications, for obtaining...
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    Glass Fiber Construction

    I spent ages searching the web re Glass Fiber construction.
    I wanted to construct a simple fairing to carry a dashboard.

    I found this article http://curedcomposites.com/fiberglass.html

    Hope...
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    Flying Show 2013

    My Flying Show Story

    I pre booked my ticket for Sunday and left home at 900 hrs for the show.
    Halfway there and realised I'd left it on the desk at home.
    Paid the 10 to park the car, that seems...
  11. Thread: For Sale

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    For Sale

    Doodlebug, contact private mesage for details
    The wing is now sold so the advert is for the Doodlebug only, I am offering the Bug and some spare bits for 1400

    offers are welcome. e mail...
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    Microlight accident nr Stourbridge

    I believe that normal microlight training had little to do with this accident except for exercise 16a & 16b which is Forced Landings I write Forced because Power Lines are not mentioned when normal...
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    Why Obtain a Licence

    One of the reasons for choosing safety is the reduction of the number of illegal flyers.
    I have found that many so called pilots recommend flying without a licence, proper training and of course...
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    Where to source stock metal

    Building my SSDR trike the drawings called for 6061 T6 aluminium, I searched for a metal supplier and found this as follows.

    http://www.aircraftmaterialsuk.com/data/aluminium/6082.html

    Alloy...
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    SSDR implementation working group

    There is so many questions etc on this thread that I have not read all so I am not sure that this has not been allready covered.
    Assuming that the same rules as at present are used for the proposed...
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    Medical Declaration

    It's the same with microlight instructers if they say you are not ready for your licence then you are not no matter how many hours of lessons you have completed.
    So it is with your doctor if he says...
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    Self built SSDR

    Thank you very much for the info on the maintenance.
    I will have to think about the SSDR problem, I don't want to upset my instructor
    Regarding insurance I have already received a quote for...
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    How long will it take to learn?

    No mention of consessions for foot launch ratings which bring restricted minimum to 5 hours I think 3 of which are Solo for restricted licence.
    Doesn't matter a toss, it all depends on your...
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    Self built SSDR

    I have built a SSDR trike from details obtained in plan form from a French microlight organisation it is a Pulma 2000 which I believe stands for Planeurs Ultra Legers A Motorisation Auxillaire.
    Put...
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    Medical Declaration

    Thanks Martin for your reply and information.
    I have only just had a chat with a friend who had a similar problem last year and he reports that as part of his investigation he had a tread mill...
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    Medical Declaration

    I am at the age where I need my declaration every twelve months
    My GP will sign it for the usual fee stating that he is aware of the DVLA medical requirements for professional drivers and believes...
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    A Pegasus XL Refurbishment

    Damien

    I am an SSDR fan and looking at your video where you show the XL stripped of its engine it looks pretty much the same as my SSDR, however there are refinements in particular the fairing,...
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    Tyre pressures

    I have the same problem with my SSDR which I guess should have a lower pressure than 20 psi as it is only about 200 KG max auw
    Only clue I can find is my Azsalight rims say 20 psi max

    John
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    BMAA Forum Access Restored

    Quite right Kev.
    If the BMAA had continued with there policy of banning non members from this forum they would be closing one of their eyes to the ouside world of aviation.
    I also fly from a once...
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    BMAA Forum Access Restored

    Hi Steve,

    It may be that some think why this, what has this got to do with allowing none members to write on this forum.
    Well I may never join the BMAA because of the situation that Geoff, Steve...
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