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    hey, Shellshubby, welcome to the Forum and to...

    hey, Shellshubby, welcome to the Forum and to microlighting!

    Diyan, what proportion of posters on microlighting FB etc are women? Ask them why not on here... my local BWPA group communicate by...
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    A little bit of background reading...

    Hi Asgard,
    Here's the list of 'BMAA-approved' home-build designs:https://www.bmaa.org/information-library/aircraft-technical-information/aircraft-technical-information---hads-for-amateur-built...
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    Hi Diyan There are many wise and knowledgeable...

    Hi Diyan
    There are many wise and knowledgeable lady pilots out there, but most of them wisely stay off forums like this one.

    Any theories why that might be?
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    Actually Mick, The BMAA business model is quite...

    Actually Mick,
    The BMAA business model is quite scaleable: the admin staff, much as we love them all, come and go of their own volition and technical staff could, if the workload permitted be...
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    I once saw the Thruster factory demonstrator...

    I once saw the Thruster factory demonstrator fitted with a Rotax 912 at the Popham event once. Definitely not an appropriate engine for a Thruster.

    We did try marrying up a Rolls Royce Griffon...
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    :frog: No, I was contrasting with SSDR. ...

    :frog:

    No, I was contrasting with SSDR.

    Though give it time and nothing would surprise me any more... why stop at 4 seats?
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    I really think we have lived through the heyday...

    I really think we have lived through the heyday of (2-seat) microlighting - let us oldies rejoice that we once knew it.
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    Doubtless you are looking for https://fly-uk.org/...

    Doubtless you are looking for https://fly-uk.org/

    They don't usually publish the route until close to the start.
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    Two old microlights for free

    For those of you who don't usually look at the BMAA forum, this appears a genuine offer:
    http://forums.bmaa.org/showthread.php?18115-Two-old-Microlights-for-free
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    I didn't realise spanners were capable of...

    I didn't realise spanners were capable of emotion! I must admit I was taught some choice words which are supposed to help sometimes when using a spanner, but that's surely the spanner-wrangler's...
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    Thank you, I'll pass that info on.

    Thank you, I'll pass that info on.
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    V-rabbit antenna rod

    A friend has damaged one antenna rod of her V-rabbit aerial and wants to replace it. I understand they just screw in to the main mounting block.

    Anybody got one available for sale? Just a rod or...
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    It depends on the design of altimeter, but that...

    It depends on the design of altimeter, but that does applpy to the types most of us use, but if you have a cheap Chinese copy altimeter, you may find the external screw is present, but the internal...
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    My hubby has his toolbox and I have mine; ne'er...

    My hubby has his toolbox and I have mine; ne'er do the twain meet. It seems to work that way.
    Of course if they did get together we might find ourselves with loads of little spanners and...
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    Good spot. The whole point of Standby is that it...

    Good spot. The whole point of Standby is that it doesn't transpond, it's just sitting there nicely warmed up and ready to go when you select your transponder mode (A,C, or S).

    It's possible that...
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    [teaching to suck eggs] A transponder only...

    [teaching to suck eggs]
    A transponder only transmits when interrogated by an SSR radar. It won't transmit if not.
    [/teaching to suck eggs]

    Could the ATC service you dealt with see you as a...
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    Thanks Roger, It was about 10 years ago that...

    Thanks Roger,

    It was about 10 years ago that we did the strip, clean and rebuild, with new skins apart from tail feathers.

    AX3 parts are available from Rod Humphries; Volair Aviation. He did...
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    Touché! :fencing:

    Touché! :fencing:
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    If you're going to class autogyros as microlights...

    If you're going to class autogyros as microlights then perhaps the 'fly board' should count as one too. :mrgreen:

    He's got a good all-round view.
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    Sticky: No activity on here for many years. How many of...

    No activity on here for many years.
    How many of the entries are still valid?

    Anybody know?
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    Merger discussions

    For those interested, there's a thread in the BMAA Discussions forum about the discussions between LAA and BMAA about merging the two organisations.

    To see that forum you need to log in. You may...
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    Going to the dark side, eh? It comes to us all...

    Going to the dark side, eh? It comes to us all in the end :shhh:
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    Great! What type of broom does he/she fly? :cp:

    Great! What type of broom does he/she fly?

    :cp:
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    Limited by controlled airspace around our way...

    Limited by controlled airspace around our way under the London TMA. My old school field (North Weald) has 1300ft above airfield level. My current home field has 1700ft AAL. Avoid altitude...
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    It's complicated - search engine delivered this...

    It's complicated - search engine delivered this legal summary. Under a later section on 'customary rights and tolerances' we get "Tolerances are activities that are widely undertaken without any...
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