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    My recollection, reinforced by the AIP...

    My recollection, reinforced by the AIP, is that Stapleford is a licensed aerodrome with an A/G service and class G airspace.
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    The wiki page I linked to for the more arcane...

    The wiki page I linked to for the more arcane Q-codes says QBE = "I am about to wind in my aerial"
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    Bump - a different one. Microlight involved....

    Bump - a different one. Microlight involved. Pilot Aware involved. Sort-of helped due AG operator awake.
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  4. Thread: QFU ?

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    Q codes go back to the days of radio telegraphy...

    Q codes go back to the days of radio telegraphy (ie morse) to save time putting out dots and dashes. Apart from forum use, the only ones you need in the UK real world are QFE and QNH (plus QDM and...
  5. I believe you can alight on water anywhere inland...

    I believe you can alight on water anywhere inland with the owner's permission. It's getting the owner's permission that's usually the challenge. If you don't mind rinsing down your aircraft each...
  6. Hi Tomasz Welcome to the forum. Sorry nobody's...

    Hi Tomasz
    Welcome to the forum. Sorry nobody's been able to help with your query.
    The Super Pétrel looks an interesting type that comes under 600kg MTOW limits which are applied to Microlights in...
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    Lynx Headset (this one...

    Lynx Headset (this one), not sold yet - I'll accept £150 (+p&p) from anyone via this forum, otherwise I keep it as a reserve.

    I've got a used Transair kneeboard. Very like this one [Transair...
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    I'm ashamed that more schools don't have training...

    I'm ashamed that more schools don't have training flight simulators, especially for use when the weather's bad or the nights come early. There's a terrific amount can be done in (good!) simulation...
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    Where the stolen ones go, nobody cares about...

    Where the stolen ones go, nobody cares about serial numbers.
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    Welcome to the forum .:bravo:

    Welcome to the forum .:bravo:
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    Regarding instrumenation fits, section 15 of BMAA...

    Regarding instrumenation fits, section 15 of BMAA TIL 027 is helpful - especially paragraph 15.1: "When to just get on with it". I've made use of that paragraph several times over the years.
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    The Jabiru Owners Group might be of some help....

    The Jabiru Owners Group might be of some help. http://www.jabiruownersgroup.org

    An interesting quote from the BMAA, found in SIGMA is: "Without exception, all maintenance and servicing of...
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    Looking through the window at the early stages of...

    Looking through the window at the early stages of storm 2020-C ('Ciara') I'd say today isn't microlight season.

    Good luck to all those with an aircraft tied down outside; I hope your tie-downs and...
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    Like this? ...

    Like this?

    http://www.ukairfieldguide.net/images/imgexec-4186.jpg
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    OK OK. So you'll be keeping the wings and tail...

    OK OK. So you'll be keeping the wings and tail feathers the original colour and painting the composite bits: the pod and if you get a Sprint the tailcone too. They are coated with gelcoat. You'll...
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    Have a look at a Thruster and then think about...

    Have a look at a Thruster and then think about it. I guess you'll change your mind.

    Hint: Thrusters are covered in Dacron sailcloth.
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    I'd say there's absolutely no harm in going the...

    I'd say there's absolutely no harm in going the retricted route: stop the clock on the solo hours and exams. Even if you then get your qualifying cross countries while the application is with the...
  18. BMAA council elections - call for nominations

    Quietly mentioned in Microlight Flying. This could be the last election we have if teh LAA merger proposals go ahead. It'd be nice to have an election rather than just a 'same old, same old' shoo in....
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    Sticky: Indeed; it is, after all, the Forum cup, not a...

    Indeed; it is, after all, the Forum cup, not a TwitChat cup, innit?
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    Hi, welcome to the forum. That's a nice looking...

    Hi, welcome to the forum. That's a nice looking little aeropane.

    Unfortuantely we're unlkely to be able to help because we're UK based and our Thrusters are a bit different - and we don't have any...
  21. It won't; it's a 912! :-o

    It won't; it's a 912!

    :-o
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    Oh, the petty bureaucracy of it! :-D

    Oh, the petty bureaucracy of it!
    :-D
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    There's a thorough description of fuse tubes in...

    There's a thorough description of fuse tubes in microlight design [here]. I put it in a different thread to avoid drifting way out on this one about houses near airfields.
  24. Thought I'd bump this thread to give a link to a...

    Thought I'd bump this thread to give a link to a thorough review of fuse-tube microlights by erstwhile BMAA CTO Guy Gratton. Why? The topic came up in a recent discussion about something else, here.
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    For an impression of the atmosphere at Monewdon,...

    For an impression of the atmosphere at Monewdon, which seems good, go to Ginge's article in the Dec19 MF.

    Another one you could try is Shipmeadow. I've not been there but did have a brief email...
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