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  1. Got a figure from the PilotAware forum for...

    Got a figure from the PilotAware forum for between 140 & 200 MB a month.
  2. Project EVA has not allowed extended squitter...

    Project EVA has not allowed extended squitter using a GPS with a SIL=0 to appear on ATC or CAT ADS-B systems as far as I know. Everything below SIL=1 is screened out, unless you know differently.
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    If it aint broke, don't fix it... although there...

    If it aint broke, don't fix it... although there is a saving to be made by employing your existing GA headsets.



    I've done the reverse swap, some NR comes from the quality of the earpads used,...
  4. PilotAware recommended a proper 2.1A 5V power...

    PilotAware recommended a proper 2.1A 5V power source, in the form of an official Paspberry Pi PSU. It's going to be worth budgeting on 15W?



    PilotAware needs a 0100 to 0400 shutdown, on boot up...
  5. Building an OGN-Rebroadcast station to improve PilotAware coverage

    I've just finished building an OGN-Rebroadcast station to contribute towards the OGN (Open Glider Network) and to improve warnings for PilotAware users. This will also help HG/PG pilots get...
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    Lets's be sympathetic to the poor man. :-D He...

    Lets's be sympathetic to the poor man. :-D

    He spent six figures on a super injunction, so that people wouldn't find out he'd been having an affair with his ex-wife.

    Obviously one of life's...
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    Another possible solution is to check the screen...

    Another possible solution is to check the screen all the way along the cable run, and to unscrew the aerial from the mount, if it's the standard one P&M use, make sure the threads are clean, and...
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    We have a glider intense area to the North of us....

    We have a glider intense area to the North of us. I'm halfway through building an OGN-R station to see if this improves things, we have fairly good coverage, but I can fill in a few holes.

    Once...
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    Camera on a shuttlecock, with top video software...

    Camera on a shuttlecock, with top video software you can "heal out" the support or line.

    Like this one:

    https://sky-cz.com/en/birdie-eye---gopro-mount
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    Without wanting to go too much off topic, is this...

    Without wanting to go too much off topic, is this for things where he has been given a bearing or is it for bearingless targets, e.g. Mode-C and Mode-S transponders? With MLAT the latter should go...
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    Thanks for your thoughts and insight, but have...

    Thanks for your thoughts and insight, but have you got any figures for FLARM carriage in the Alps in powered aircraft?

    Apparently there are over 30,000 FLARM units in use worldwide.

    I'm...
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    When we (aerotow) first became interested in the...

    When we (aerotow) first became interested in the Moyes Dragonfly, Paul D had a quick look from a Section S point of view. The version used in the US was a bit of a non starter. There are a number of...
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    It's a Moyes Dragonfly, and is a hang glider tug....

    It's a Moyes Dragonfly, and is a hang glider tug.

    They're very popular in the US and Australia as tugs, but work out quite costly to build or buy.

    UK aerotow had to use permitted stuff up until...
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    Warnings are audio, the idea is not that you...

    Warnings are audio, the idea is not that you watch a screen. The audio warning and the possibility of seeing something on a screen makes it less likely you'll collide with something.

    Where I live,...
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    It was an extreme example to illustrate a point....

    It was an extreme example to illustrate a point. The Falco is on the LAA list.

    However, Vans were probably the most popular at the LAA rally end of August.



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    Phone apps already do it now, in many ways, but...

    Phone apps already do it now, in many ways, but the big issue is latency if you are hoping to avoid a collision.
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    You can licence the protocol, and the licence for...

    You can licence the protocol, and the licence for the transmission for hang gliders and paragliders isn't too expensive. however, the full thing is very expensive. This is why they may lose out to...
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    I believe it's mostly historical. First of...

    I believe it's mostly historical.

    First of all, the LAA/PFA has nearly a 40 year head start, and was the only association for amateur built aircraft, but when the first flexwing microlights...
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    Use of FLARM in microlights

    Hi all,

    Mostly a question for our continental contingent:

    How much use of FLARM do you see in microlights or similar aircraft flying in Alpine regions? I know that the glider tugs fly with it,...
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    Ending in Juliet? Yes... but it was not a...

    Ending in Juliet? Yes... but it was not a performer, was it? Fantastic hours builder, looked after the pilot...

    I did say, in my longer post on the previous page in reply to Adrian:

    "The...
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    Why are you setting me homework? If you want to...

    Why are you setting me homework? If you want to know or argue against my point, get the BMAA accounts and do the maths. YOU have to subtract the costs of delivering the service to bolster your point,...
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    I'll explain. Often, for the way that human...

    I'll explain. Often, for the way that human beings are motivated, money tends to play a large part in deciding priorities.



    Yes.



    This is not clever accounting. Revenue from membership...
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    We have never been offered a vote on this issue....

    We have never been offered a vote on this issue. We never will be.

    The BMAA Council that got SSDR through did understand the sentiments towards a set of rules that had all but ended single seat...
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    Peabee for conventional but nice and light...

    Peabee for conventional but nice and light handling, clever folding options so the wing can remain on the trike but bagged, and short packed at that.

    Snake with Grif 3DC wing for the nicest,...
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    The French system is better funded and has much...

    The French system is better funded and has much shorter waiting times, and post operative care is in place much sooner to shorten recovery times in case of muscular or skeletal injuries.

    There is,...
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