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    Got it done just in the nick of time, and it...

    Got it done just in the nick of time, and it turned out that I did infact have enough time with an instructor to cover the 1 hours flight training, so avoided being struck down to SSDR only. Lesson...
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    Thanks goldrush!

    Thanks goldrush!
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    NPPL (A), with Microlight rating. Sorry, should...

    NPPL (A), with Microlight rating. Sorry, should have mentioned that I haven't completed the 1 hour check flight. BMAA website states if you haven't completed the 1 hour w instructor then you will be...
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    License renewal needed urgently

    Hi, I am looking for someone to sign my logbook asap so that I can renew my license which expires at the end of the month. I have done everything required but need to get someone to sign it. Does...
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    An ND filter helps to reduce waves

    An ND filter helps to reduce waves
  6. Thread: Fitting new ASI

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    Fitting new ASI

    Hi,

    I'm looking to install a new ASI in my shadow but need some advice before I go ahead with it.

    Once the old one has been removed, is it simply a case of reconnecting the pitot and static...
  7. Thread: Radio Problem

    by Jimbo
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    Hi guys just to let you know the battery pack...

    Hi guys just to let you know the battery pack works very well and much better than using the AAs :)
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    I've ordered the cheaper battery+charger for 30,...

    I've ordered the cheaper battery+charger for 30, the genuine icom battery+charger was ludicrously expensive! Hope it works well otherwise I'll have to return it and fork out for the official icom...
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    Thanks, thought that might be the case! Mine...

    Thanks, thought that might be the case! Mine doesn't have an ni-mh battery pack so i guess i'll have to buy one... Found two online but one is half the price of the other, is there any difference?
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  10. Thread: Radio Problem

    by Jimbo
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    Radio Problem

    Hi guys,

    finally got my Shadow flying for the first time since i bought it in November, but had a problem with the radio. It worked fine whilst taxing out but they couldnt hear me whilst airborne,...
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    Well this is all very exciting stuff guys! will...

    Well this is all very exciting stuff guys! will definitely give the shadow flight centre a call since they're not too far away. Now I can't wait to get her off the ground when the weather sorts...
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    Thanks for all the replies! I haven't flown a...

    Thanks for all the replies! I haven't flown a Shadow before (I trained on a C42) but did manage to fit in the back seat of one and thoroughly enjoyed it. The pilot advised me to get an hour's...
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    Thanks Dave, I should have mentioned, I got my...

    Thanks Dave, I should have mentioned, I got my licence 2 months ago and I've still got a lot to learn! The aircraft has a permit until April 2016. How do I go about registering it? It also comes with...
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    Need some advice...

    Hi Guys,

    I've just bought my first microlight - a Shadow 503 :)

    Just need a bit of advice on what I need to do to fly safe and legal.

    Is there a 'checklist' of things I need to sort out,...
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    Well that's it guys! After a total of 50 hours,...

    Well that's it guys! After a total of 50 hours, my application is now in the post! thanks to everyone for their support :-D
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    Hi Guys, just an update. Did my second QXC flight...

    Hi Guys, just an update. Did my second QXC flight to Dunkeswell today (first one was to Old Sarum), after almost 2 months of waiting for a decent day - although the weather wasn't great today and...
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    Cheers! Took off, climbed to 2500ft. Did a...

    Cheers!

    Took off, climbed to 2500ft. Did a few climbs and descends. Then did a few medium level turns. I carried out HASELL checks for a stall recovery, then did a forced landing into a field...
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    Passed my GST today! tbh, I thought it was going...

    Passed my GST today! tbh, I thought it was going to go badly because I was a bag of nerves this morning, but once I was in the cockpit I relaxed and just did what I had to do! Now just got met, RT,...
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    Thanks for all your answers guys, much...

    Thanks for all your answers guys, much appreciated!
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    Aircraft Technical Pt.1

    Hi,

    I've been advised by my instructor to revise for the "aircraft technical part 1 exam". So which exam is this exactly... as I can't find it in the training syllabus book, or in Cosgrove.
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    Hi guys thanks for posting. I've finished the...

    Hi guys thanks for posting. I've finished the syllabus now so now I'm revising for my exams while the weather is poor. I still have to do my two cross country flights, GST, and get a few more solo...
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