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    Open cockpit AX3?

    I am the guy that flies without doors on the AX2000. I hasten to add that I only do it in summer tho'!

    Handling is no different to with doors on but I have noticed an increase in fuel consumption...
  2. Thread: 'Dactyl on Ebay

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    'Dactyl on Ebay

    Selling prop along with "I do have a pterodactyl engine and framework wings etc.please message if interested.thanks"
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  3. Thread: Jabiru and Comms

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    Jabiru and Comms

    Yes the ANR helps but it is like there is no signal strength and we can barely hear the controller. Throttle back and crystal clear. I did wonder whether it was an antenna positioning thing or...
  4. Thread: Jabiru and Comms

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    Jabiru and Comms

    Having only operated from non radio strips but now moved to a controlled airport, we find that it is very hard to hear the controller (and vice versa, I think) at full throttle climbout, due (we...
  5. Thread: Fuel Pressure

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    Fuel Pressure

    Yes, bulb pops right back up with tap off, so check valve not working. Thanks for info.

    The bulb was from Aircraft Spruce and in fact states that the "check valves reduce back flow leakage", not...
  6. Thread: Fuel Pressure

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    Fuel Pressure

    After the recent check flight on our AX2000, we were informed that the fuel pressure was on the low side. Having recently replaced the bulb primer, we were wondering whether this had anything to do...
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    Spotted in hanger

    Keep looking thro' photos, it's hanging in back above a boat or if you've found the trike, what is it if not a Hiway?
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    Spotted in hanger

    Noticed this Hiway trike hanging in a hanger at Biggin, whilst browsing for things that I cannot afford. Any idea what the wing is?
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  9. Thread: Vintage Fly-in

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    Vintage Fly-in

    Had a word with Rob Keene at Over Farm. He is willing to let us use his strip, which is good for faster a/c to fly in, has camping facilities and has things to do for the less airminded dependants -...
  10. Thread: Vintage Fly-in

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    Vintage Fly-in

    Seems to me a more central location than Damyn's Hall might be better? For those in the west it's a long trip over. Yes and I know that you over there in the east will be muttering the same about...
  11. Thread: Vintage Fly-in

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    Vintage Fly-in

    Martin Aubrey and I had a chat the other day about to possibility of having a Vintage Fly-in along the lines of the Long Marson Fly-Ins of the early ninties, as organised by the Gordons at Aerolite....
  12. Thread: Cuyuna engine

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    Cuyuna engine

    Chap on ebay selling a new Cuyuna 430, too much money for me but I thought I'd post it for anyone wanting to keep Quicks, Eagles, Pteradactyls etc. running.

    His email is bristolmtc@btconnect.com...
  13. Thread: Eagle bits

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    Eagle bits

    OK, got some landing gear tubes, full set of wing fabric inc. canard complete and tip draggers complete, prop right handed and prop left hand but am looking for an engine so would want to keep the...
  14. Thread: Eagle bits

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    Eagle bits

    If anyone still drives these machines, I have some parts. I did sell some Quick bits to some chap on ebay going back a couple of years ago or so but have lost his email, otherwise he would have got...
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