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    Q2 wing battens bungee cord

    I’m going to replace batten bungee cords on my Q2 wing etc, before I go down to the airfield with a ruler and calculator, does anyone have a rough idea of how many metres of bungee cord I would need...
  2. Hi Kai I fly a Quantum 582 grey top etc, I...

    Hi Kai
    I fly a Quantum 582 grey top etc, I noticed a while back on mine that when I’m descending with power off/reduced power etc that coolant temp gauge fluctuates higher then returns to normal...
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    Hi Laurie, I recently changed my radio to new...

    Hi Laurie,
    I recently changed my radio to new Icom A6 on flexwing, I have lynx micro system and had to reconfigure the dip switches in the interface to suit the A6, it worked first time but had to...
  4. Hi Peter, I trained with Malcolm at Fly365 in...

    Hi Peter,
    I trained with Malcolm at Fly365 in the UK, I didn’t go to Portugal but others that went that route said they enjoyed it, I was a late starter to the sport, ie over 50, Malcolm managed to...
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    Quantum fuel consumption

    Hi Laurie,

    Some published figures can be found in the P & M user manuals on their website,
    Aprox values at 375 kgs TOW

    582/48 and 582/40
    50 mph - 10 L/hr
    60 mph - 15 L/hr
    Full take off...
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    Sparking plug washers.

    Is the washer not there to ensure an airtight seal and ensure it stays in place to potentially prevent it loosening, can't comment on probe etc, but the plug would probably sit slightly lower in its...
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    Quantum Luff lines

    Good point Henry,

    I've looked at where they sit whilst on the ground, in the slow trim setting it sits square and clear of the top wire, as you wind it on to fast trim it pulls it at a slight...
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    Quantum Luff lines

    Henry,
    Mine is set up as per your pic from original thread with outer line going to middle pulley, sounds like people set them up as they think best, I'm either going to change them around or at...
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    Quantum luff line checks

    Frank,

    As far as I understood SB 142 it initially is an owner/operator check to be carried out, then every 50hrs but checked by an inspector on its permit renewal, which I would have thought that...
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    Quantum luff line checks

    Yes, mine has 3 pulleys and is rigged as you described Dave, the problem I have is that the pulley block catches on the top wire wearing away the plastic protection, Henry Long had same config and...
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    Quantum luff line checks

    Thanks again Bob,

    I also did some digging on this forum and found a pic of similar problem a few years back with "Henry Long" on his wing, the luff lines on my wing have separate pulley wheel for...
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    Quantum luff line checks

    Thanks for that Bob,
    If I may, can I pick your brains just a bit further as my usual source/inspector is out of the country at moment,
    I think my luff lines are not in the correct pulleys at the...
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    Quantum luff line checks

    Regarding the latest service bulletins from P & M, can the luff lines be disconnected whilst wing still rigged but off trike etc or does the wing have to be de-rigged, I was checking them today with...
  14. Publicity - Propellerheads - for those that missed it.

    Hi John,
    Can't get that gofile download to work etc, tried couple of times but just says error can't download
  15. Publicity - Propellerheads - for those that missed it.

    Great, thnx again
  16. Publicity - Propellerheads - for those that missed it.

    Excellent watching again, been meaning to try and find it,
    Thanks
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    Weightshift Flying

    I'm still hours building having passed gft last year, I fly a quantum 582 and still sticking at 12mph winds, main reason being that I enjoy flexwing for cruising around the local area and getting to...
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    Antifreeze

    Hi all,
    Does anyone have any opinions on the antifreeze in a 582 gray top, mine had the silicate free stuff put in after a service and it reacted with the hoses, ie, it appeared to be permeating...
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    Quantum front strut protector

    Thanks Steve,
    I'll give them a go in the morning,
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    Quantum front strut protector

    Hi all,
    Does anyone know where I can get a Quantum strut protector that's like the original design, just bought one from P&M but just doesn't work the same, the single Velcro strap is in the middle,...
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