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    Iím 6í3Ē and likewise, no way I can get in the...

    Iím 6í3Ē and likewise, no way I can get in the back. In fact, I canít fit in a Jab UL450 either without big discomfort. If youíre looking for something to accommodate a taller pilot or passenger,...
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    Microavionics vs straight GA

    Hi all

    Sage advice sought please! Just purchased an aircraft (fixed) that has a microavionics interface installed, alongside a Funkewerk ATR833 radio, and all works fine with the appropriate Lynx...
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    If your legs can stretch as far as Compton Abbas,...

    If your legs can stretch as far as Compton Abbas, you wonít be disappointed...
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    I concur with the EuroFOX - as an ex share holder...

    I concur with the EuroFOX - as an ex share holder in one, and lucky enough to have a mate with one, itís a fantastic little airplane. The C42 is rugged, well supported and easy to fly. But then Iím...
  5. Thread: New P&M dealer

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    That does sound like a positive step for the UK...

    That does sound like a positive step for the UK owners.... I understand Graham is well regarded amongst the folks I know who know him well. Wishing him and his team all the best for the future!
  6. Thread: Redlands

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    I know the farm owners personally. Given the...

    I know the farm owners personally. Given the general influx of new developments in the area, keeping it open long term would have been a long shot, as more and more complainants move closer to it,...
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    Itís closing in September. The parachute school...

    Itís closing in September. The parachute school is closing itís doors, and from what I understand most of the based aircraft are moving to other strips nearby (Draycot Farm or Clench I recall from...
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    Hi Ian If youíre on Facebook, thereís a new...

    Hi Ian

    If youíre on Facebook, thereís a new group for UK flyins (in a calendar format) - that might be of use!
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    Gíday sport! What are you flying?!

    Gíday sport! What are you flying?!
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    Another great video Ben, and itís good to be...

    Another great video Ben, and itís good to be reminded of some of the subtle points with navigating using a map and compass. But boy, oh boy am I much more comfortable with something like SkyDemon! ...
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    Agreed - thatís a nugget of information I wasnít...

    Agreed - thatís a nugget of information I wasnít aware of, the 1000ft limit in Spain. A buddy and I were half considering a trip to Spain and Portugal later this year, but if thatís the case, weíll...
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    Sticky: theres a reason theyíre 65 quid each, when they...

    theres a reason theyíre 65 quid each, when they go so often! Glad you found the culprit though... and not too much of a drama to sort out. Happy days!
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    Sticky: I could have sworn there are two carbs on a 912?!

    I could have sworn there are two carbs on a 912?!
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    Sticky: Could it be a perished carb rubber, letting too...

    Could it be a perished carb rubber, letting too much air in one side of the engine, or perhaps the carbs need balancing? If it's an ignition issue, I'd go for the ignition modules first! Do you...
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    Good stuff! Trust me, youíll have a few more...

    Good stuff! Trust me, youíll have a few more lessons where things donít click and itíll get frustrating, but stick with it, and one day it all just comes together beautifully! Every flight is a...
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    Not suggesting one or the other - thatís for your...

    Not suggesting one or the other - thatís for your instructor, but it might be useful to note - when you get a squawk from Farnborough, itíll be a number in a particular range (so for Fboro West itíll...
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    Yet another fun one, on what could be a dull...

    Yet another fun one, on what could be a dull topic! Bravo!

    And agree with David - are you sure itís your first time?! I noticed your downwind checks are becoming more methodical, where youíre...
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    Haha! Woohooo! Yyyyaaaaayyyyy! Congratulations...

    Haha! Woohooo! Yyyyaaaaayyyyy! Congratulations Ben! Thatís put a big smile on my face, and Iím sure it has on yours too! Enjoy it... it wonít shift for weeks yet :-). So thatís the beginning of a...
  19. Thread: Hi All

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    Thanks for putting me straight, Madame ;-). Yes,...

    Thanks for putting me straight, Madame ;-). Yes, thereís a whole range of options when choosing what to fly - and thatís one of the joys of this end of aviation!
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    Hey Ben - another great video, well done! I must...

    Hey Ben - another great video, well done! I must admit it made me smile when David said Ďshall we use that landing stripí and you couldnít spot it, while alongside it! Donít be too hard on yourself...
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    Iíve flown both, and I think your best bet would...

    Iíve flown both, and I think your best bet would be to try both for yourself.

    For me (and many will disagree with this Iím sure), the flex is like the motorbike of the sky. Views are out of...
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    And so you move from the Ďhasnít happened yetí...

    And so you move from the Ďhasnít happened yetí club into the more revered and less well attended Ďlanded a dead aircraftí squadron ;-). Well done though - always nice to hear that nothing and no one...
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    Welcome aboard, Rish! Youíll find lots and lots...

    Welcome aboard, Rish! Youíll find lots and lots of useful information here, so do take time to read up on those things youíre interested in using the search box, and for anything you canít find,...
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    Another cracking video Ben! Particularly good of...

    Another cracking video Ben! Particularly good of David to strap the GoPro to his head this time so we get a different view ;-). And yes, lookout is vital, particularly if Iím flying nearby lol! ...
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    A great instructor you have there... calm,...

    A great instructor you have there... calm, collected, and clear! Nice vid again Ben ;-)
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