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    It's a complete flight computer: ...

    It's a complete flight computer:

    https://www.syride.com/en/instruments

    Click on SYS'Evo.

    Paragliding is now using GPS altitude for competitions as it's less easy to cheat by setting too low...
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    Why? Easier to use an external catheter. Just...

    Why? Easier to use an external catheter. Just need to find a gap somewhere.

    External catheters are sold by HG/PG shops for long flights. Not a female friendly solution though.
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    The last few instruments I have reviewed have had...

    The last few instruments I have reviewed have had the designers disagree with this, and especially where uncertified instruments are concerned which can use 3 or 4 different GNSS.

    One manufacturer...
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    Split rings, split cotter rings... Like this:...

    Split rings, split cotter rings...

    Like this:

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/1-5MM-SPLIT-RINGS-MARINE-STAINLESS/dp/3312000009

    Not in stock but you get the idea.

    SSDR only, not for permit, bla,...
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    Lo siento, la gente aqui no hablan Castellano. ...

    Lo siento, la gente aqui no hablan Castellano.

    Habla inglés? Puede escribir en inglés?

    You need to check the that the cords that tension the sail over the batten ends are wickedly tight and...
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    You need to look here: ...

    You need to look here:

    http://www.micro-trike.co.uk/wordpress/
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    An example of an EASA certified LSA/VLA under...

    An example of an EASA certified LSA/VLA under £100k?

    We're complaining about disproportionate regulation, full stop.

    We'd all have £1,200+ panel mount radios by now or be flying non radio if...
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    When an industry or product stops being...

    When an industry or product stops being profitable, then it stops getting made. The amounts of money are large, but the door is not being totally closed to budget aviation, but the budget bit needs...
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    I could make the same generalisation about...

    I could make the same generalisation about disparaging progress in this thread, looking at some of the posts...

    Costs will go up, fact is that a lot of the older aircraft are now getting to the...
  10. Thread: Jabiru 450

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    Jabs are excellent aircraft for Jabiru experts....

    Jabs are excellent aircraft for Jabiru experts. You get an aircraft that is very good value for money.

    If you buy one and you are not a Jab expert, you become one or you end up selling it with an...
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    Yes, we'll all get hot and sticky over an AX3...

    Yes, we'll all get hot and sticky over an AX3 with a 27 litre tank running a 503.

    Better off without an engine unless you're very keen to fly in that first 50 hours.

    At that point I can walk...
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    Been reminded by the BMAA I've got until 29th...

    Been reminded by the BMAA I've got until 29th November so I've filled in the consultation form.

    Worth doing whatever you think. No indication so far of extra regulation.
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    It doesn't look like the extra 125kg lets loose...

    It doesn't look like the extra 125kg lets loose the four dark horsemen of the apocalypse. The LAA and BMAA are pushing for no extra regulations. We haven't seen a massive step in accidents with Group...
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    CAA Consultation: 600 kg for microlights?

    Consultation: Opting out of EASA regulation for 450-600 kg light aircraft


    We have opened a 6-week long consultation to seek views on the UK moving new designs of light aircraft 450-600 kg from...
  15. Got a figure from the PilotAware forum for...

    Got a figure from the PilotAware forum for between 140 & 200 MB a month.
  16. Project EVA has not allowed extended squitter...

    Project EVA has not allowed extended squitter using a GPS with a SIL=0 to appear on ATC or CAT ADS-B systems as far as I know. Everything below SIL=1 is screened out, unless you know differently.
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    If it aint broke, don't fix it... although there...

    If it aint broke, don't fix it... although there is a saving to be made by employing your existing GA headsets.



    I've done the reverse swap, some NR comes from the quality of the earpads used,...
  18. PilotAware recommended a proper 2.1A 5V power...

    PilotAware recommended a proper 2.1A 5V power source, in the form of an official Paspberry Pi PSU. It's going to be worth budgeting on 15W?



    PilotAware needs a 0100 to 0400 shutdown, on boot up...
  19. Building an OGN-Rebroadcast station to improve PilotAware coverage

    I've just finished building an OGN-Rebroadcast station to contribute towards the OGN (Open Glider Network) and to improve warnings for PilotAware users. This will also help HG/PG pilots get...
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    Lets's be sympathetic to the poor man. :-D He...

    Lets's be sympathetic to the poor man. :-D

    He spent six figures on a super injunction, so that people wouldn't find out he'd been having an affair with his ex-wife.

    Obviously one of life's...
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    Another possible solution is to check the screen...

    Another possible solution is to check the screen all the way along the cable run, and to unscrew the aerial from the mount, if it's the standard one P&M use, make sure the threads are clean, and...
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    We have a glider intense area to the North of us....

    We have a glider intense area to the North of us. I'm halfway through building an OGN-R station to see if this improves things, we have fairly good coverage, but I can fill in a few holes.

    Once...
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    Camera on a shuttlecock, with top video software...

    Camera on a shuttlecock, with top video software you can "heal out" the support or line.

    Like this one:

    https://sky-cz.com/en/birdie-eye---gopro-mount
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    Without wanting to go too much off topic, is this...

    Without wanting to go too much off topic, is this for things where he has been given a bearing or is it for bearingless targets, e.g. Mode-C and Mode-S transponders? With MLAT the latter should go...
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    Thanks for your thoughts and insight, but have...

    Thanks for your thoughts and insight, but have you got any figures for FLARM carriage in the Alps in powered aircraft?

    Apparently there are over 30,000 FLARM units in use worldwide.

    I'm...
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