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    Like Bob, I trained on the AX3 at RAF Halton in...

    Like Bob, I trained on the AX3 at RAF Halton in 1993, under the esteemed Paul D, [been his biggest fan ever since! :-) ] My comments here reflect only my opinion.

    At that time the RAF had...
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    14771 Almost unbelievably, yes!

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    Almost unbelievably, yes!
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    It's a couple of years since I did it, on my 496,...

    It's a couple of years since I did it, on my 496, but updating the software was quite straightforward, and from memory, cost about 48.

    My experience has been that Garmin is one, if not THE best...
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    Sorry, Steve, They're sold.

    Sorry, Steve, They're sold.
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    Many thanks, Diyan! After reading this thread...

    Many thanks, Diyan!

    After reading this thread yesterday, I looked on AFORS, but only found one SKR and that was priced (I think), around 28K.

    I must review my AFORS search technique!
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    Hey!!! Ref "Skyranger is quite a solid, roomy...

    Hey!!!

    Ref "Skyranger is quite a solid, roomy and comfortable airplane with a good range and WITHIN YOUR BUDGET" [Stated as 10K]

    Please direct me to the 10K to 20K SkyRangers, as I can't...
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    In case of doubt, that's 20 for THREE....!

    In case of doubt, that's 20 for THREE....!
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    OK, OK, I can take a hint: how about FORTY quid?

    OK, OK, I can take a hint: how about FORTY quid?
  9. SKR Nynja G-TORO used to operate from Turweston:...

    SKR Nynja G-TORO used to operate from Turweston: I think it was a microlight.
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    Ray: I arranged mine so that the left hand...

    Ray: I arranged mine so that the left hand managed the throttle, while the right hand pulled the choke with the index and middle finger, and the right-hand thumb pressed the starter. The choke cable...
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    Neil: top marks for posting a very interesting...

    Neil: top marks for posting a very interesting thread, which has triggered some valuable input for me, at least.

    WRT to the GPS versus chart discussion: The GPS provides a step increase in...
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    Now sold....

    Now sold....
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    Now sold......

    Now sold......
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    I bought it about 2011/12, from memory. I wore...

    I bought it about 2011/12, from memory. I wore it to cross the Severn, before I got my customary Fly-UK radio failure, flying into Swansea. Since then it's been secured in my flying kit locker, so...
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    Fladen Immersion Suit

    An unblemished Fladen one-piece Immersion Suit, with spec sheets. Worn only once, (by me), and never immersed! Can be worn in conjunction with a life jacket.

    Claims estimated thermal protection...
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    Two Transair Aircrew lifejackets

    Two unblemished Transair AIRCREW lifejackets, in original packaging. Only one jacket ever worn, and that was by me, and just once!

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    120 for the pair plus postage...
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    Garmin 196 / 296 / 496 stuff

    I'm clearing out a range of stuff to suit a Garmin 196, 296 or 496.....

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    The list includes:
    1. 496 Owner's Manual.

    2. Assorted Garmin disks provided with my 496 - probably early...
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    Three New Trelleborg tyres

    Three New (unused) Trelleborg 4.0 - 6 six ply rating tyres - bought from FlyLight for my SkyRanger as they were lighter than the originals, but never fitted.

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    20 plus postage...
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    I believe that's the convention on dry-sumped...

    I believe that's the convention on dry-sumped aero engines, too. Furthermore, the scavenge pump is usually of greater capacity than the pressure pump, to ensure the scavenge always has the advantage.
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    The SkyRanger Swift & Nynja both use aluminium...

    The SkyRanger Swift & Nynja both use aluminium tubes for fuel feed & return piping in the cockpit.
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    Yes, those are the chaps: y'know, 'New Money', as...

    Yes, those are the chaps: y'know, 'New Money', as we used to say: probably wear shell suits & talk with a scouse accent.
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    Yes, quite:they're often chosen by the sort of...

    Yes, quite:they're often chosen by the sort of ruffian, 'flash-harry' types.... :D:D:D
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    BTW, ref Beringer brakes: I was tempted, but that...

    BTW, ref Beringer brakes: I was tempted, but that garish red would have clashed AWFULLY with the tasteful blue used throughout the rest of the machine...
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    Hi Jetlag, The USB panel unit came from these...

    Hi Jetlag,

    The USB panel unit came from these guys: http://www.charge4.co.uk/

    It wasn't cheap, but it provided enough power to charge both an iPhone 6 and an iPad Mini simultaneously; more...
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    I think I've seen your tank in discussion on...

    I think I've seen your tank in discussion on other forums. I recall it suffered from inherent weight, (apart from the additional fuel). To achieve the necessary rigidity and strength, I think the...
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