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    During the "summer" months our club flying tends...

    During the "summer" months our club flying tends to be trips of a fair distance but the winter time mainly consists of choosing 3 or 4 airfields within a couple of hours of Caunton and doing a...
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    You said madam B that you were at the airfield,...

    You said madam B that you were at the airfield, completely chilled out watching the day go by, sounds perfect.. I think a large aspect of flying is the club social scene, quite often the weather can...
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    Yes, undersurface is 2-3 mm

    Yes, undersurface is 2-3 mm
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    I consider water crossings quite dangerous but...

    I consider water crossings quite dangerous but prepare the best I can to minimise risk, an acceptable process for what I'm about to embark upon that works for me.
    Another dangerous activity that I...
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    In the Jab or Quik I've crossed the channel many...

    In the Jab or Quik I've crossed the channel many times, done trips to the Scillies and Ireland, none of these water crossings bothered me but crossing the mud they call the Wash always makes me fly...
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    Cheap inflatable lilo's in the fuselage of a 3...

    Cheap inflatable lilo's in the fuselage of a 3 axis may work or even in the wing of a flex, always cables etc to consider but will certainly create masses of buoyancy
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    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/5mm-ROUND-ELASTIC-BUNGE...

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/5mm-ROUND-ELASTIC-BUNGEE-ROPE-SHOCK-CORD-TIE-DOWN-VARIOUS-LENGTHS-COLOURS/131673638150?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&var=431061772916&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649

    Cheap...
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    Local GA pilot with over 600 hrs on 152's...

    Local GA pilot with over 600 hrs on 152's recently bought a Savanna, he's struggling with the lightness and having to use his feet...
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    We have a couple of CT's at our place and one of...

    We have a couple of CT's at our place and one of the owners believes there is a mod involved if the aircraft was produced before 2006 in order to increase upto 600kg, can't recall what the mod...
  10. Thread: Jabiru 450

    by Dave Morton
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    1200 hrs is indeed good for a jab with only...

    1200 hrs is indeed good for a jab with only routine maintenance playing a part but how many engines undergo major surgery approaching that figure.
    Look in any typical hangar and you'll see plenty...
  11. Thread: Jabiru 450

    by Dave Morton
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    The ratios correct, plenty of gliding to be had...

    The ratios correct, plenty of gliding to be had at 18-1, downside is it prolongs the time to the inevitable impact that comes with buying jabs
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    Andy, I nipped up this morning for a fly and put...

    Andy, I nipped up this morning for a fly and put the sender on the seat of your blue Quik, cheers
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    Andy, I may have a spare vdo sender at the...

    Andy, I may have a spare vdo sender at the airfield but if not then you can take the one off my Quik to prove the unit, it's the twin wire sender type.
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    If you ever come into Caunton in Notts we have a...

    If you ever come into Caunton in Notts we have a brick clubhouse with a bunk room for visitors who want to stay over and kitchen facilities for your breakfast, the local pub (the Plough) serves great...
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    Netherthorpe airfield...

    Netherthorpe airfield...
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    Plus an extremely competent and knowledgable...

    Plus an extremely competent and knowledgable lady.....
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    Simplifies even more when qualified, "following...

    Simplifies even more when qualified, "following the arrow"....
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    Could you not fit circuit breakers instead of a...

    Could you not fit circuit breakers instead of a fuse box Bob?
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    During the landing process a 912 rans can be a...

    During the landing process a 912 rans can be a little nose heavy when the trim bungees are worn which can cause you to run out of authority during the latter stages of the flare which brings bending...
  20. It is Rob, I text him about your advert but...

    It is Rob, I text him about your advert but mistakenly thought he'd bought one online, cheers Nigel
  21. I think he would prefer to use the setup he has,...

    I think he would prefer to use the setup he has, i.e. the lynx interface as his aux socket is used for his tablet, cheers
  22. Icom a6 8.33 and lynx powered interface

    A friend has just bought an Icom a6e 8.33 radio and uses the lynx powered interface, is there anything to be done regarding any voltage issues between the radio and interface or can he just plug the...
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    Eddie and John aka microavionics were based at...

    Eddie and John aka microavionics were based at our airfield until recently so made sense to purchase their products however I do feel that my lynx gear that I've reverted to using is a little better...
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    Your on the right track with your idea's,...

    Your on the right track with your idea's, https://afors.com/index.php?bannerid=81 supply usb gear which are pricey but guarantee no electrical interference.
    You could also use panel mounted circuit...
  25. Thread: Fuel Types

    by Dave Morton
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    I try to use the super unleaded fuel, allegedly...

    I try to use the super unleaded fuel, allegedly it has less to nil ethanol present although it's difficult to receive a definitive answer regarding the percentage of ethanol in fuel from the fuel...
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