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    garmin 496 aviation map updates

    Thanks for that Steve, After i posted this question I spent another half hour struggling through the Garmin website. Updating my car sat nav was simple but I found the aviation one awkward and...
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    garmin 496 aviation map updates

    I have once updated a 496 for a mate. after wasting half an hour before I realised i had to go to the aviation website rather than the automobile one it was fairly simple to update the aviation...
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    Dunkeswell Scramble!!

    it was perfect weather and a lovely day. Only 98 aircraft were there at the start and we all got off within 16 minutes. jim may have rounded up a few more in the 44 minutes he had left lol new...
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    Spamfield

    Didn't have far to go to get to Spamfield on Saturday and had no problems with the flight. Sunday wind was about as forecast and whenever it has any Westerly component there is turbulence over the...
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    Rotax Fuel pumps - New SB

    Do we know what has prompted this? Have there been significant numbers of failures and if so at what sort of hours running time?
    How much is a new 5 year lifed pump?

    I occasionally do longish...
  6. Roserrow golf and country club Polzeath North Cornwall

    Terry at Farway Common will get mogas in for you if you ask when you telephone for PPR he's got two runways now and is just a few miles South of Dunkeswell.
  7. Roserrow golf and country club Polzeath North Cornwall

    Nick,

    Great to see someone took up the recommend and in a proper aircraft ;-) two of us flew out from Thorney last week and visited St Marys on the scillies. Another gorgeous place and highly...
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    Airfield vandalism

    Paul,

    We used to put up prominent CCTV warning signs with an easily reached Overt CCTV camera, we also put up a Covert CCTV camera covering the Overt one. Legally we were covered by the signs and...
  9. Roserrow golf and country club Polzeath North Cornwall

    This venue has had a 600 metre grass strip for many years but was not really pushed as an aviation facility. Went bust a couple of times and has been under new ownership for about a year. Three of us...
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    Southend Controlled Airspace

    Clive

    AKA Mr Magoo

    Do they do large font GPS for the older pilot

    ;-)
  11. Thread: 503 ?

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    503 ?

    462 532 582 water cooled, 447 503 air cooled sometimes fan assisted. 503 with single ignition single carb was quite common. adding a second carb and very small amount of fiddling upped the power...
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    Sandown Cafe

    Already done
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    Popham Airfield vandalised

    Donald,

    and charge?? can we saywho?
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    Radio Controlled Flash 2 1985

    I check flew that one after it had been brought back into service. There were a few extra bolts where control rods had been attached. It had spent many years stored in one of the navy tunnels in...
  15. Philosophical question for the thinking pilot

    Kev,

    microlighting started with an exclusive band of informed innovative risk takers. secure enough in their own knowledge of their heath robinson own designs to take to the skies in them. Once...
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    Quik wing information request

    Thank you all the SB is specific with a date. My interest was in a new replacement sail purchased in August 2011. The replies on this forum have supplied me with exactly the information I needed to...
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    Quik wing information request

    William,

    Thanks for that, I know the difference between X05 and Technora but it's the main sail material that I was after information about. I was told that this material changed in June 2011 but...
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    Quik wing information request

    Thank you both for the replies
    Does anyone know how you can tell the u/v protected material from the earlier type? I'm hoping that P&M will decide to respond to my e mails so don't feel I should go...
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    Quik wing information request

    I need to find the date that P&M began using technora on the quik wings. Anyone on here buy a quik or replacement sail in 2010 or early 2011 with this material used please let me know the date. Also...
  20. For those who think they are afraid of heights!

    Dominic's description of the tingly feet, feeling like you might fall backwards etc is exactly how watching this makes me feel too. It defies logic. Sat in a flex at 1,2 or 3000 feet I am completely...
  21. CAA to endorse pilots language proficiency at the Flying Show

    They were near to the queue of people moaning about their quik wings at the P&M stand. Got mine done early and missed the queue. They said that instructor/examiners would also be able to do this so...
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    P&M Sails. New MPD

    As the owner of an older quik I have a vested interest in this thread. A few years ago I managed to lose a bog roll from my trike on take off and the prop batted it upwards into the trailing edge of...
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    Thanks to P&M for good service

    I phoned P&M at 4pm wednesday to order a replacement quik screen. Missed the delivery of it at 11.10 Thursday morning. Can't fault the speed of service. ( If the screens weren't prone to splitting in...
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    Rotax 912ULs

    Some stolen cars turn up because of anpr cameras or police stop checks, a few others because of information and raids. i have even known of stolen cars being identified when the unsuspecting new...
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    MF Crashes

    You did look funny coming in at chilbolton trailing maize like dirty washing from the back though
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