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    Wexford has a large following of floppy wings....

    Wexford has a large following of floppy wings. There is a group based at the end of the ILAS field runway, he should get in touch with them. Unfortunately Peter Tawse from the Wexford Flying club...
  2. Thread: Jabiru engines

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    Yup I know this, i only mentioned the fact that...

    Yup I know this, i only mentioned the fact that the 4 and 5 series Rotax were originally designed for flying through the snow not over it. My 582 runs and has run faultlessly since new.
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    What the folks have to remember is that the oil...

    What the folks have to remember is that the oil burner rotaxes were designed for snowmobiles, which as anyone who has ridden one (me) will know they have different operating situations than the more...
  4. Thread: microlight wife

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    Mine did that soem years ago, tidied up the...

    Mine did that soem years ago, tidied up the tools, still looking for some 5 years down the line and two moves in the process.:cry:
  5. Thread: microlight wife

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    :-o "Holy Dynons"

    :-o "Holy Dynons"
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    She flies a conventional stick and bristle type,...

    She flies a conventional stick and bristle type, although i have seen a dyson standing around of late, seems technology has taken hold.
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    I seem to the odd one out. My beloved broom...

    I seem to the odd one out. My beloved broom driver keeps booting me out with the words just go flying will you, see you when you come back.
  8. Thread: Newcomer alert

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    Martin, this could be true, i was based in...

    Martin, this could be true, i was based in ireland at the time and all i had to do was register the licence with the IAA and that was it. Happy days i could fly my shadow. Now i live in France its...
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    Christophe, où êtes-vous basé dans le sud-ouest

    Christophe, où êtes-vous basé dans le sud-ouest
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    Absolutely. the instruction language and the atc...

    Absolutely. the instruction language and the atc is english. My instructor Jan, was an ex czech military chopper pilot, brilliant guy. here is a link: http://www.flying-centre.eu/index.php/en/
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    I did my fixed wing licence in the Czech Republic...

    I did my fixed wing licence in the Czech Republic 2 years ago in 3 months. In Budweis, they have a 3000 m concrete runway, the instructer, examiner and the tower crew were absolutely fantastic. Like...
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    Ah OK thanks Peter. I flew one of those at the...

    Ah OK thanks Peter. I flew one of those at the ILAS field in Ireland some time ago. This one is a genuine Flake.
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    I learned to fly at 614 GS back in 72, which was...

    I learned to fly at 614 GS back in 72, which was at the time based at RAF Debden where they filmed a lot of the B of B film, ( my house is shown in one shot) and the polish parachutist was my GP (who...
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    Wilco folks

    Wilco folks
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    Yes i have, I will be meeting up with Sean and...

    Yes i have, I will be meeting up with Sean and Emma at the coming weekend. And yes it was Dave and Amanda who gave me the contact details.
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    Depending where i hanger the Shadow. I am looking...

    Depending where i hanger the Shadow. I am looking to either LF 8726 Bellac or LF 8755 Azat le Ris.
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    Hi All, I am a CFM Shadow owner and pilot. I...

    Hi All,

    I am a CFM Shadow owner and pilot. I did my Microlight training in the Czech Republic as i was working there at the time. I also have oer 60 hours Grp A and LAPL flight training but due to...
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    I lived in Switzerland for over 5 years, I...

    I lived in Switzerland for over 5 years, I started my homebuild project there as well. Yes you are correct about the floppy wings and 3 axis ML's. They also have the same philosophy towards Gyros....
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    I had a communica system installed in my shadow...

    I had a communica system installed in my shadow when i bought it. Similar problems couldnt get it to work, lots of re soldering adapters to fit. I chucked the whole caboodle in the bin along with the...
  20. Thread: Tank sealer

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    Tesco, yeah well I got caught up on the scandal...

    Tesco, yeah well I got caught up on the scandal years gone by with the silicone in the fuel (when I was on the german motorway near Kassel) so I am wary of cheap fuels were the operators don't know...
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    Hi Nick, according to the data sheet issued by...

    Hi Nick,

    according to the data sheet issued by shell it has no ethanol. It is indeed 97 octane. A friend of mine in the CZ Rep flies his Koala (Eurostar) on it and wont use anything else. Here in...
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    I use Shell V-Power no ethanol present. Burns...

    I use Shell V-Power no ethanol present. Burns cleaner and runs smother.
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    Speak to Ash Holding at PPL groundschool near...

    Speak to Ash Holding at PPL groundschool near duxford. Excellent tutor highly recommended
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    I remember my first solo in a ATC T31 at the wet...

    I remember my first solo in a ATC T31 at the wet old age of 16 like it was yesterday and it was 46 years ago.

    Well done.
  25. after 36 hours instruction/solo in Remos, Cessna...

    after 36 hours instruction/solo in Remos, Cessna I went to the CZ republic and did the full CZ NPPL (m) syllabus in 2 months (cost 1800 euros) in a Eurostar. I now own a star streak shadow and I am...
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