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  1. Thread: Seat Weight

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    Thanks Paul. So is it a flyability thing or as...

    Thanks Paul. So is it a flyability thing or as was told to me more down to impact protection. is there a risk of instability if the pilot weighs 91kgs?
  2. Thread: Seat Weight

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    Seat Weight

    In was told by the Thruster importer that stated seat weight 90Kgs is for impact purposes and thus the weight is the top half of your body and does not include the legs which are not on the seat. I...
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    <a href="https://vimeo.com/178189380" target="_blank">
    https://vimeo.com/178189380

    Shame - this video does not show on the ipad version of this website. Not really worth the bother I guess; I...
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    Lol, Dave :)

    Lol, Dave :)
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    An early morning local cruise.

    Dart River, Stoke Gabriel, Dartmouth, Slapton Sands and Stokenham with my kids school.13164

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  6. Its a field I have permission. In fact I have got...

    Its a field I have permission. In fact I have got to know 3 farmers around here, all friendly and have choice of 6 odd fields. The one I usually use is silage (no livestock) and is huge and clean...
  7. Cheers Dave :)

    Cheers Dave :)
  8. Thread: Pressure

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    ...or if ya just plane lazy (see what i did...

    ...or if ya just plane lazy (see what i did there)..call airfield radio and ask for airfield information..they will give you the current QNH :)
  9. Some Local flying from my farmers field on Weds 6th July

    https://vimeo.com/173726352
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    Magnetic Wing Mount 13100 13101

    Magnetic Wing Mount
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  11. Thread: Ground Speed

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    Is 2450 feet a good altitude?

    Is 2450 feet a good altitude?
  12. Thread: Prop Pitch

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    Wide Open Throttle

    Wide Open Throttle
  13. Yes all helps thanks Andy. Good to hear i need...

    Yes all helps thanks Andy. Good to hear i need not expect a dogs dinner when it returns!
  14. P&M Trailing edge replacement and wing service.

    Hey everyone.
    After Bernie 'inspector of death' ;) failed my wing on the brooks test, i headed up to Manton with the wing (GT450).
    The place is smaller than i expected, it's a small team, but...
  15. Thread: Welcome Back!

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    Good to be back!! :smileyflower:

    Good to be back!! :smileyflower:
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    As most I use a number of forcasts: Always start...

    As most I use a number of forcasts:
    Always start with XC which i find for my area to be accurate in terms of wind and direction but not accurate in terms of cloud
    Windyty - wind
    RASP map - wind...
  17. Thread: Popham 2016

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    Defo going next year - family this year..and its...

    Defo going next year - family this year..and its not far from Dunks either - never knew till I google earthed it..75 miles as crow/GT450 flies..
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    Another early bird...I really must start flying.....

    Another early bird...I really must start flying..
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    So, is plastic better than metal? I have both but...

    So, is plastic better than metal? I have both but I was under the impression that metal is better for storage ..something to do with seepage or some sort of loss?
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    Kevin is okay, seized engine but turns out poor...

    Kevin is okay, seized engine but turns out poor field choice (his won words)..lots of mud and a wing that looks like an ex festival tent.

    Just to say as a newb this has been fascinating reading...
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    Early one morning 12987

    Early one morning
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    Okay, so just back from a wonderful south coast...

    Okay, so just back from a wonderful south coast flight. Engine figs bang on.
    So arrived to find that the coolant reservoir had emptied into the main system overnight. I had not noticed this in the...
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    Ooh.. Another suggestion, thanks Dave, ( got...

    Ooh.. Another suggestion, thanks Dave, ( got loads off the FB group too). Going tomorrow morning with a good look and some ideas.
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    overheating CHT?

    Not sure if anyone can help but I'll chuck this out there:
    Got up and out on the GT450 912s this afternoon. Flydat reading CHT 132-133. Max is 135. It normally reads 110's. Radiator is fully...
  25. Thread: Storm Katie

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    Popham :( 12960

    Popham :(

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