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  1. Thread: Beaches.

    by Gentreau
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    Looks like an X-Air to me ....

    Looks like an X-Air to me ....
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    One thing that interests me is how they get those...

    One thing that interests me is how they get those camera shots from behind the aircraft ?
    Some sort of drogue camera ??
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    Sadly, some months after this video was made,...

    Sadly, some months after this video was made, this airplane crashed killing the pilot and injuring the passenger.
    Unfortunately there's no protection for the crew in case of an accident.........
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    That's why in France you get your 'brevet' but...

    That's why in France you get your 'brevet' but for solo flight only.
    You then have to pass a second flight test with an instructor once you have 20~30 hours solo to get your 'emporte passager'
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    Or a lighter passenger ......

    Or a lighter passenger ......
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    Oh yes Bob. I first used Radio Spares in 1980...

    Oh yes Bob. I first used Radio Spares in 1980 when I started work in a radio repair workshop.
    We only ever bought spares from them, and I would always trust the quality of their products, even if...
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    There's also the possibility that with RS you are...

    There's also the possibility that with RS you are paying for their quality control and reputation .....
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    Maybe you do Bob, but I posted that for general...

    Maybe you do Bob, but I posted that for general consumption.

    As for sourcing them from Ebay or RS, why would you save a few pennies or pounds on an electrical safety item of unknown origin and...
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    Please note, the ratings are NOT power (Watts) ,...

    Please note, the ratings are NOT power (Watts) , they are current drawn in Amperes.
    If you want to calculate the requirement from the published power consumption of your equipment, it's a simple...
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    Moved to "Aircraft Parts" forum as this is useful...

    Moved to "Aircraft Parts" forum as this is useful info. Thanks.
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    Actually your transponder is reporting your...

    Actually your transponder is reporting your Flight Level. It is set permanently to 1013.2mb.
    Since today the difference between altitude and FL was only 180 ft they would have seen FL025 when you...
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    According to the Funke website...

    According to the Funke website (https://funkeavionics.de/10.html?&L=1) you can request the manual for previous models.

    "(NOTE: Manuals for previous models can be requested via email:...
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    There is an easier way. I think I know what Roger...

    There is an easier way. I think I know what Roger has in mind ....... :)
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    Well I suppose the ultimate visibility comes from...

    Well I suppose the ultimate visibility comes from something like this.....

    zcCPTJKIWEY?t=286
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    Well they are a class of microlight where I fly...

    Well they are a class of microlight where I fly ..... :)
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    Autogyros :lol:

    Autogyros :lol:
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    Here's a goal for you. Get yourself to Blois le...

    Here's a goal for you.
    Get yourself to Blois le Breuil (LFOQ) in France on the last weekend of August next year and feast your eyes on the choice that is available outside the UK....
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    Sticky: The instructions are in Vince's original post....

    The instructions are in Vince's original post.
    The "stranded-flyer" site doesn't work for me, I keep getting a "location error" message......

    I just added my new location to the Google map, so it...
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    How about the Aeroprakt A22, is that available in...

    How about the Aeroprakt A22, is that available in the UK ?

    What's notable about this discussion is the small number of 3-axis models being proposed....
    Shame you couldn't include some of the...
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    Careful, next thing you know, she'll be upgrading...

    Careful, next thing you know, she'll be upgrading to 'full glass' on that dyson ....
  21. Thread: Flight height

    by Gentreau
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    Nobody will see the awards unless you activate...

    Nobody will see the awards unless you activate your signature ....
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    But overheating engines are quite common ..........

    But overheating engines are quite common ....... :lol:
  23. Thread: Flight height

    by Gentreau
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    If restricted by CAS as at my home field in...

    If restricted by CAS as at my home field in France, then between 1200-1800ft
    However, especially in summer, when I can, I like to get to 3000' or more to find the cool still air.
    As my avatar shows...
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    Even the speed in circuit doesn't have to be...

    Even the speed in circuit doesn't have to be true. You can keep up a higher speed and bleed it off over the 1850m of tarmac .....
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    Just for completeness, here's the Visual Approach...

    Just for completeness, here's the Visual Approach Chart, current edition.

    https://www.sia.aviation-civile.gouv.fr/dvd/eAIP_15_AUG_2019/Atlas-VAC/PDF_AIPparSSection/VAC/AD/AD-2.LFAT.pdf

    All of...
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