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southcoastflyer
31-08-09, 12:38 PM
I fly on the south coast usually around Brighton, Eastbourne, Hastings etc. Any other footlaunched powered hang glider pilots are welcome to join me.

wzh
21-05-10, 15:36 PM
I am interesting in it,but no HG experience. I have been flied paramotor for two years.
did you fly Doodle Bug of UK?
Doodle 2306bug recommends aero wing , did you also use aero wing ?

VinceG
21-05-10, 16:21 PM
Yes, I had an aeros Target 16 hang glider with my doodle bug.

Try the flylight website (http://www.flylight.co.uk)

wzh
21-05-10, 16:53 PM
Hi,VinceG
Thanks for answer my questions.
I visited flylight website (http://www.flylight.co.uk/) ,and read the specification of doodle bug carefully.
I weight 73kg,tall 178cm.
I hope the wing of foot-launch can be folded, so as to transport by a car. falcon 3 of US wills wing can be short-packed to under 7 feet (2.1 m) for transport,that's an advantage. But I am not sure falcon 3 is fit for foot-launch, falcon 3 is also first-purchase glider for new pilots.
Can the aeros Target 16 be short-packed ?

VinceG
23-05-10, 11:41 AM
It can be packed down to 6 foot but needs the sail off to do that.

Not something to do every time.

wzh
23-05-10, 14:23 PM
that's good, my car just load the max length 2.4 meter.

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It can be packed down to 6 foot but needs the sail off to do that.

Not something to do every time.

wzh
23-05-10, 14:29 PM
a few dayes ago, I inquired doodlebug firm that buying the doodlebug +aeros target 16, but Ben Ashman (Director of Flylight Airsports Ltd) told me that they do not manufacture the Doodle Bug any more. It's pity, a good brand(doodlebug) will disappear for ever.

VinceG
23-05-10, 16:26 PM
They do manufacture a little trike that will go in the car though. You will need a microlight license to fly it but it's a cracking little thing.

See here (http://www.flylight.co.uk/flexwing/dragonfly.htm)