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  1. I can't help, but maybe someone listed in here...

    I can't help, but maybe someone listed in here can. Small help only I know, but a start for your hunt, perhaps.

    Quote fromn BMAA.org "The European Microlight Federation (EMF) document provides...
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    Bright brides... ... and there was me thinking...

    Bright brides...

    ... and there was me thinking it was a site for intelligent women.

    More fool me. :rolling:
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    No, actually, I'm hoping to help find this...

    No, actually, I'm hoping to help find this once-nice old aircraft a good home.
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    Ah well. It seems he didn't get on with it and is...

    Ah well. It seems he didn't get on with it and is now selling as a pile of bits after a blow-over.

    Seems unhappy - me too 'cos she was a nice, if old, aeroplane.

    Anyway, out of sympathy for his...
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    I feel it's irresponsible to aerobat a...

    I feel it's irresponsible to aerobat a non-aerobatic aeroplane because someone else might pay the ultimate price of strees fatigue.

    Aerobating a light weight, low speed aircraft without energy...
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    But that's what husbands are for! :signhere:

    But that's what husbands are for!

    :signhere:
  7. Thread: Hello

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    Apropos... For sale aerochute dual paratrike ...

    Apropos... For sale aerochute dual paratrike



    and video here
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    No need to be nervous, taildraggers fly just like...

    No need to be nervous, taildraggers fly just like their cousins with 'training wheels'.

    Take-off, landing, and ground handling techniques are different but can be taught. Some people try to...
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    I'm with Bob H on this. My experience (I'm not...

    I'm with Bob H on this.

    My experience (I'm not an engine guru) is that a failing 4-stroke is more likely to limp home or to a diversion field than a failing 2-stroke which tend to go from sweet to...
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    Yeah, it turns out I gave young Mr Halibut a...

    Yeah, it turns out I gave young Mr Halibut a Thruster trial flight some time back in a previous existence.

    :smiley-vault-misc-1
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    Ah, I actually meant powered parachute...

    Ah, I actually meant powered parachute . The licence requirements are much lighter than for fixed/flex microlights, for example see this school's web site (I have no connection with them and other...
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    Welcome to the forum.

    Welcome to the forum.
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    I'm told it's vitally important to ask the locals...

    I'm told it's vitally important to ask the locals about beaches. Some eat microlights and other such. Others make magnificent landing grounds some of the time, as said.

    Edited since Martin's post:...
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    Or PPG, don't forget PPG!

    Or PPG, don't forget PPG!
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    Sub-70 trikes also work for paramotors, I...

    Sub-70 trikes also work for paramotors, I believe. No requirement for retraining in UK

    https://www.caa.co.uk/General-aviation/Pilot-licences/Self-propelled-hang-gliders-fitted-with-wheels/

    It's...
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    Welcome to the flock ;-) There's a wealth of...

    Welcome to the flock ;-)

    There's a wealth of information on the BMAA web site. I suggest you start here
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    and... ?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RPYWmdv174

    Now that looks fun!
  18. And the take-off run? :dogrun: at least thats...

    And the take-off run? :dogrun: at least thats how they looked when I last watched :-D
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    Why only flexwings? What is your reasoning for...

    Why only flexwings? What is your reasoning for selecting by control system?
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    but is it ideal? :-o In responding to...

    but is it ideal? :-o



    In responding to this, I now find that my numbers were arwry - it should be 4% per 10C, not as I recalled incorrectly in my previous post.

    So to calculate the...
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    Of course, temperature (2nd half of question)...

    Of course, temperature (2nd half of question) affects performance, eg TAS v IAS,or engine/prop efficiency. So all else being equal, as you fly from hot air to cold air (and discounting frontal...
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    Hope they got PPR and paid an appropriate landing...

    Hope they got PPR and paid an appropriate landing fee.
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    We have a friend who got himself his present...

    We have a friend who got himself his present aircraft (not a Spectrum but similar) by getting all the owners' addresses, registered and deregistered, and sending them nice pen'n'paper letters asking...
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    :grouphug:

    :grouphug:
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    Much better forum experience on PC, I find.

    Much better forum experience on PC, I find.
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