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  1. Thread: landings

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    Guessing that as you descend in to the shelter of...

    Guessing that as you descend in to the shelter of the bushes you will receive less of the crosswind component and thus fly in the direction the plain is pointing which isnt straight down the runway.
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    I am confused now. The parts list for the wing...

    I am confused now. The parts list for the wing says item 16, the hang bolt with lanyard is ZMF-011.

    Seems the front strut inner and outer comes as an assembly, item 6 which is YQC-011.

    Do you...
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    Hang bolt and strut part number (GTR)

    Hi,
    I am trying to find the part number for a few GTR items, can't find a GTR parts list on the P&M site so had a go with the Quik list which includes parts for the GT450 and QuikR. Even in there I...
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    Have you tried here:...

    Have you tried here: https://www.parts4aircraft.com/Mobile/prop-tape-3m-door-seals-ventilation-lock-wire-c102x1543512 and here: https://www.selfadhesive.co.uk/3m-8672-1-inch-ind867225.html
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    I recently sold my quantum 912 with about 2200...

    I recently sold my quantum 912 with about 2200 hours on it. Ran absolutely perfectly, started first time every time. Compression felt good when turning the prop by hand during cold preflight checking...
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    Is there a way of keeping track where it is? I...

    Is there a way of keeping track where it is? I want to get hold of it!
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    Is this airfield open now? The last post was in...

    Is this airfield open now? The last post was in 2010. I haven't been able to find much about it online.
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    Last post on lithium batteries was nearly 4 years...

    Last post on lithium batteries was nearly 4 years ago. What's the verdict on replacing lead with lithium? Which brands and models work best, which ones have exploded, are they a direct replacement,...
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    I have a similar problem. Want to know how to...

    I have a similar problem. Want to know how to hook up a flycom helmet to a micro avionics box. With the pinout it's probably quite simple.
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    GTR/quickR training bars

    Hi, I am on the lookout for a pair of GTR training bars, believe they are identical to quickR. Please let me know if you have any laying around, cash waiting.
    Cheers,
    Jinx
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    Sticky: Yep, I used these guys...

    Yep, I used these guys https://www.spellfame.co.uk/kart-spares-online.html
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    Sticky: Anyone in the Microlight world tried out Wingly...

    Anyone in the Microlight world tried out Wingly yet, sounds a bit like blablacar but for flying. Wonder how many folk would choose our types of machines.
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    Sticky: I have been trying to join the Facebook group...

    I have been trying to join the Facebook group this week but no luck. Hope they don't think I'm a fake user. Is there a special code word I need in order to join the Microlight Piolts club?
  14. Thread: Fuel Jerry Can

    by Jinx
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    I filled up 5 of them just before fly uk at a BP...

    I filled up 5 of them just before fly uk at a BP station, the pump stopped at about 100l, so I guess there was a timer or limit in place. They cashier didn't say anything but maybe he wasn't looking....
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    I changed from my 7 inch Samsung to my old Note4...

    I changed from my 7 inch Samsung to my old Note4 phone. The tablet was on velcro just above the base tube / vertical dash board and hard to see when I had a map board across my knees. The Note4 is...
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    Not a bad prediction. It turned out to be a good...

    Not a bad prediction. It turned out to be a good day for flying in
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    Calibrated altimeter

    When I set off from my local airfield with the QNH/QFE set I can be pretty sure it will read the same value when returning (local flight and short duration). When I travel further afield and the...
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    I have noticed suncream can make white clothes...

    I have noticed suncream can make white clothes turn yellow /brown; guess it might do the same to a wing. It also mentions on the bottle it needs to be applied every few hours, perhaps Nik Wax is...
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    This massive coke can (airplane size) capacitor...

    This massive coke can (airplane size) capacitor is now fitted, it's quite different to the old capacitor that looked like a square of ravioli, still not sure of its value as it was in a lump of heat...
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    I just ordered one of these...

    I just ordered one of these (http://uk.farnell.com/epcos/b41580a8229m000/capacitor-stud-mount-63v-22000uf/dp/1839358 ) from Farnell. They are on clearance at the moment for 17.52. I find it hard...
  21. Thread: PilotAware

    by Jinx
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    Unfortunately, it's not free as far as I know...

    Unfortunately, it's not free as far as I know unless the folk at PilotAware have an offer on and I should have waited a few months. Last time I looked a complete and tested system costs about 160...
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    Hi Wingsuit, I built mine from a Raspberry Pi I...

    Hi Wingsuit, I built mine from a Raspberry Pi I had laying around. Needed to purchase the TV tuner dongle, WiFi dongle, SD card (you probably have that already in the Pi), and a box to house it all...
  23. Thread: PilotAware

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    I have had my pilot aware installed for a few...

    I have had my pilot aware installed for a few months now and I must admit for the price of a tank of fuel (already had a raspberry pi) it's worth its weight in gold for that second pair of eyes....
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    Sticky: A filler cap arrived yesterday, unfortunately...

    A filler cap arrived yesterday, unfortunately it's the black plastic one and has 1bar stamped on it. Need to give them a call later today and work out a swap.
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    Sticky: Thanks for the pointer, it's on order from spell...

    Thanks for the pointer, it's on order from spell fame at 22.74 which seems a bit steep but it does have free delivery. Will let you know if it fits.
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