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    Agreed. Some of them already exist as...

    Agreed.

    Some of them already exist as 560kg-ish, e.g. Skyranger, so the work is ready done, just paperwork.

    However, in the new regime, would you as a manufacturer concentrate on a 560kg...
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    Sorry, I didn't explain that remark. With...

    Sorry, I didn't explain that remark.

    With France taking a lower Annex I/II limit, and a lot of the EU already on or in transition to a higher (600kg) limit, this could make France more...
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    Sticky: As a part time foot launcher, landing into wind...

    As a part time foot launcher, landing into wind is more of a priority than collecting a number... the Alphabet side is more interesting....
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    The other argument would be that people simply...

    The other argument would be that people simply took the French route and ignored the weight constraint... does 500kg turn this on its head?
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    The jaundiced view of a free flyer would be that...

    The jaundiced view of a free flyer would be that there is way too much controlled airspace at low level, despite modern CAT performance in climb, both aircraft had transponders, but they are not much...
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    Just to pick up on this, the factory built AX3...

    Just to pick up on this, the factory built AX3 was 390kg.

    Because we all exist in our little BMAA bubble, LOL, we thought the weight limit for the AX3 in the UK was 390kg.

    In fact, it's not....
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    AAIB website...

    AAIB website...
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    There are lists but nothing all encompassing or...

    There are lists but nothing all encompassing or definitive, if you owned a small, unattended strip you wouldn't want to advertise where an engine or two could be stolen.

    Pooley's is relatively...
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    Maintenance and servicing is not modification. ...

    Maintenance and servicing is not modification.

    When I put the oil injection on the X-Air, which was in fact just taking it back to how a 582 comes from the factory, there was paperwork to do. It...
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    Yes, there's a list of MAANs somewhere, not quite...

    Yes, there's a list of MAANs somewhere, not quite the same thing but a good start.

    Try this:

    https://www.bmaa.org/files/til_069_series_major_modifications.pdf
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    Thefts again end of year, maybe not. Maybe it...

    Thefts again end of year, maybe not.

    Maybe it is also time to look at something like this, without going into too much detail?

    https://www.elektor.com/mains-outage-detector-kit-160372-91
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    Eurofox? A fairly good single handed wing fold....

    Eurofox? A fairly good single handed wing fold. No trestles or braces.
  13. Devil's Advocate - Rotax runs a significantly...

    Devil's Advocate - Rotax runs a significantly certified supply chain, with the huge overheads this entails. They make a profit. The mark up needs to be huge compared to automotive for the small...
  14. The Russians and the Ukranians had their own hang...

    The Russians and the Ukranians had their own hang gliding designers and designs. Aeros, Antonov...

    The La Mouette Atlas is a free flying wing and a either 1978 or 1979 design, so it's very, very...
  15. Thread: Kneeboards

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    I would endorse the above, as I am using...

    I would endorse the above, as I am using Ram-Mounts in a microlight and the Brodit on the car dash. Both quality products.

    There's a huge range on the Ram-Mount site. Hard to believe you won't...
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    P&M claims to have finishes its transitioning. ...

    P&M claims to have finishes its transitioning.

    Nowt wrong with a magnifying glass on the switch, as there may be some part numbers there.
  17. Especially as it is the current owner who wishes...

    Especially as it is the current owner who wishes to use it for training, so should make that call, and carry the can, or buy a factory build.
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    Yes, but when the AX3 was certified in the UK,...

    Yes, but when the AX3 was certified in the UK, the limit was 390kg. Having gone through the certification process, not exactly a fune experience, no one wanted to re-open the same.

    We could also...
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    I'd agree with this. Somewhere on the...

    I'd agree with this.

    Somewhere on the Internet, there are values for the resistance of the stator coils. Below 230 Ohms, it may be the stator has had it, older coils may measure up to 280 Ohms and...
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    Hope you have a great time with your Thruster....

    Hope you have a great time with your Thruster. Fuse tube designs are great hours builders, and after that, can be enjoyable and forgiving aircraft to fly.
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    Joan, You're 100% right about this. However,...

    Joan,

    You're 100% right about this. However, it's still a very small market, and the weights have to have some overlap with what's sold elsewhere, for example, to ensure economic viability.
    ...
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    On the continent in the freer regimes there they...

    On the continent in the freer regimes there they can be flown out of fairly small fields. A trailer may be needed but the wing fits into a rucksack.

    It's a huge growth area and a massive missed...
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    When the majority of the microlight manufacturing...

    When the majority of the microlight manufacturing world is 600kg, (and a significant amount is already headed there) no one will make a small number of 472.5kg microlights for the most restrictive...
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    School: Aerochute UK, Melton Mowbray, LE14 2EP ...

    School: Aerochute UK, Melton Mowbray, LE14 2EP

    Training on: Powered Parachute
    Tel: 07929 320343
    Email: wayne@aerochute.co.uk
    Website: http://www.aerochute.co.uk
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    Some of us are already flying 450kg Skyrangers,...

    Some of us are already flying 450kg Skyrangers, 472.5kg Eurofoxes or Eurostars. Should our options be limited by 390kg AX3s or tail dragging Thrusters?

    I think a taildragger is a different set of...
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