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  1. Thread: Accident.

    by Joan Walsh
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    Ouch! :o

    Ouch! :o
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    Your best bet is to start with your local club...

    Your best bet is to start with your local club which you can find via the BMAA web site [here]. I'm sure success in this endeavour, unless you are very lucky, will depend on how far you are prepared...
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    Well done. Now it starts! Joan

    Well done. Now it starts!

    Joan
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    Is that the Medway CAGI cup? Ah! Jolly memories....

    Is that the Medway CAGI cup? Ah! Jolly memories.
    ;-)

    re the MF magazine. It's a members' magazine and always has been. Microlighting gets some coverage in high street magazines and non-members...
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    Interesting, so rapid charge would require...

    Interesting, so rapid charge would require separate storage batteries capable of delivering about 30kw to an individual aircraft for an hour or so (= 10 electric kettles). Alternatively the aircraft...
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    Actually, I wonder what the cost would be for a...

    Actually, I wonder what the cost would be for a solar/wind/battery energy generation and storage set up would be to support a clutch of, say, half a dozen electric SSDR machines with typical hobby...
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    Maybe the 'typical farmstrip' could install a...

    Maybe the 'typical farmstrip' could install a diesel generator for charging aircraft ;)

    [ducks!]
  8. If in doubt, go to the BMAA. That's what they're...

    If in doubt, go to the BMAA. That's what they're there for. https://www.bmaa.org/information-library/contact-us

    I haven't time this morning to double check, but as I recall it your declaration...
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    There was an interesting presentation and...

    There was an interesting presentation and subsequent discussion on this topic at last year's SSDR rally. There's a bit of a discussion [here]

    One of my concerns in the economics is battery life...
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    Permit me, please, to disagree there: I believe a...

    Permit me, please, to disagree there: I believe a person's flying career starts with the first flight - even as a passenger. For many it stops shortly after the first landing. Those of us who now...
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    I suspect your instructor will stress the value...

    I suspect your instructor will stress the value of spotting other traffic :cool:



    That's where we all began - whatever it is that motivates you to fly; enjoy;.
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    Unbroken link...

    Unbroken link http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?appid=11&mode=detail&id=5575

    Am I correct that this change will only affect new approvals and/or any new modification requests?...
  13. Thread: Letov Sluka

    by Joan Walsh
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    Answered [here]...

    Answered [here]

    What happened to the Easy Raider project? [here]
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    Peter's made some good points. I'll stick a line...

    Peter's made some good points. I'll stick a line of my old hobby horse in**, though; 3-axis microlighting doesn't need to be in a syndicated bank-breaker, nor does it have to be enclosed...
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    Hi Harry, welcome to the mad bunch (ie...

    Hi Harry,
    welcome to the mad bunch (ie microlight pilots). :cool:

    I can't advise on the medical side, but the nice people at the BMAA headquarters might. In terms of learning I'd suggest you...
  16. Thread: LETOV SLUKA

    by Joan Walsh
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    Any success finding any? If not you could try...

    Any success finding any?
    If not you could try (via your favourite search engine) the LAA forums, the Microlight Forum, Microlighter Pilots Facebook group, or even G-INFO [here] where the 'advanced...
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    That is if you can find a taxi driver willing to...

    That is if you can find a taxi driver willing to carry your jerry can full of petrol back to the airfield.
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    You should be back on Microlight Forum now. Don't...

    You should be back on Microlight Forum now. Don't forget to do you post in 'Introductions' or I'm told your account'll disappear again ;-)

    Of course you could try and wake this forum up, it's...
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    Maybe you've fallen foul of this: "Mass ban of...

    Maybe you've fallen foul of this: "Mass ban of fake users"

    If you PM me your MicrolightForum username I'll PM that to 'Gentreau' who manages that forum these days and see if he'll reinstate you.
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    I first heard this in a former life at a software...

    I first heard this in a former life at a software project management seminar - I still find it amusing all these years later:

    At a recent software engineering management course, the participants...
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    Q: Why are elephants such bad dancers? A:...

    Q: Why are elephants such bad dancers?
    A: Because they have 2 left feet.

    :rolleyes:
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    Other elephant, depreciation during your own...

    Other elephant, depreciation during your own ownership - how many hours and flight cycles (take-offs and landings) do you realistically expect to do in your aircraft over the next 5-10 years? How is...
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    Further info [here]...

    Further info [here]
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    Further, received today When I recently wrote...

    Further, received today

    When I recently wrote to you I mentioned the All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation had announced it intended to hold an Airspace Inquiry. Details are now...
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    ... and loses it again

    I haven't seen this anywhere else - my apologies if it has been published and I missed it.

    Sadly, it seems the Microlight Flying Foundation is no more.

    From the Charity Commission's web site......
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