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    Training bars

    I am after a set of training bars for a Quantum, Q2 wing.
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    Ace Super 70 weight

    The aircraft has been inspected and the weight verified by an independent company Acroflight Ltd.

    Aircraft status at weighing, all equipment required for flight fitted, no fuel.

    Aircraft weight...
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    Antoni, I posted the Popham event on the Minimax...

    Antoni, I posted the Popham event on the Minimax group, I flew there in my Plumb Bi-plane, unfortunately no Maxes turned up. There was a time in the nineties when you would get a dozen or more. I...
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    Thanks Kawasakiinit I have a BiPlane which is...

    Thanks Kawasakiinit
    I have a BiPlane which is open cockpit, but a trike is the best way to view the world.
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    Summer evening local flight in my Super 70

    Didn't have a good position for the Go Pro, vibrates on the flying wire, sounds as if its about to drop off.


    https://youtu.be/AlvaAjf6jD8
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    Hi Bob, Thanks for the heads up. I'll pm you.

    Hi Bob, Thanks for the heads up. I'll pm you.
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    I would like to add, if you wish to fly sub70,...

    I would like to add, if you wish to fly sub70, you will need to send the the BHPA proof of flexwing flying, they will then give you a power endorsement on your membership.
    This power endorsement...
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    Thanks, weight does effect performance so maybe...

    Thanks, weight does effect performance so maybe its similar to fixed wing but with added cool. Not sure I can make a SPHG just weighed my Polini Thor 250, 21kgs, I could take the electric start off,...
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    I have found this formula, Vs new = Vs old weight...

    I have found this formula, Vs new = Vs old weight x √(new weight/old weight) I think a more realistic max takeoff weight is , 70kgs + 90kgs pilot = 160kgs
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    Arielarts, thanks for the info. I hope its a bit...

    Arielarts, thanks for the info. I hope its a bit less, although the Grif 3DC is 29kgs so not far off. I note that the cyclone 70 stalls at 24mph at max take off weight of 188kgs.
    I'll be looking for...
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    Weight of 110sx wing

    I'm looking at different options of trike, engine and wing. I've downloaded BM040 TADS, for the 110SX/CYCLONE 70, but it has no mention of the weight of the wing itself. Worth a try but its not the...
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    This is a great thread for info on the Strike T,...

    This is a great thread for info on the Strike T, which I'm interested in. As there are lots of comments on Ravens, here is my twopennorth, I had a Raven 447 which I loved and only sold it to buy a...
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    First flew Flexwings in 1985, built a Minimax in...

    First flew Flexwings in 1985, built a Minimax in 1990, converted on a Super Cub at Clacton, first flew my Minimax in 1991,
    Is that three awards there. Flex, fixed and taildragger.
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    I've had a few, but I remember my first. I had a...

    I've had a few, but I remember my first.
    I had a Solo Striker with a 330 Robin, (would love it now) I fitted a belly tank so had a 3 way fuel tap. You guessed it I forgot to switch to the other...
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    Hi Vince, I'm new to the forum, thanks for...

    Hi Vince,
    I'm new to the forum, thanks for having me, only have 2 posts so far.
    Not sure what I need to say to get Awards
    Did my first solo on a Sealander with Mark Phillips at Davidstow, then...
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    Hi Brian, I fly from Little Staughton, just...

    Hi Brian,
    I fly from Little Staughton, just north of Bedford, I'm sure you know it.

    I used to fly my Minimax from Sandy, when Snowy was there.
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    Going back to Flexwing

    I started to fly flexwings back in 1985, then went to fixed wing in 1990. I have decided that although I love my current Bi-Plane I would also like to have an SSDR trike and relive my early days of...
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