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    Best all round visibility

    Which microlights have the best visibility?


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    Autogyros
    The three most useless things in aviation:
    • The air above you.
    • The runway behind you.
    • The fuel in the bowser.


    Rule #1: Always tie your aircraft to the largest heaviest object available. The planet Earth meets these requirements and is readily available in all locations.
    Rule #2: The great thing about twin engined aircraft is, if one engine fails, the other engine always has just enough power to get you to the scene of the crash.

    Semper specto in clara parte vitae.

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    Second best answer any open-cockpit pusher, as many autogyros are, but also flexwings and old microlights such as Quicksilver and the like. I learnt in a Rans S-12 and one thing I appreciated was its great forward view.

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    Kolb, your out in front of the wing in a perspex bubble
    G-HAMS a pretty quick Quik


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    If you're going to class autogyros as microlights then perhaps the 'fly board' should count as one too.

    He's got a good all-round view.



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    Quote Originally Posted by MadamBreakneck View Post
    If you're going to class autogyros as microlights ....
    Well they are a class of microlight where I fly .....
    The three most useless things in aviation:
    • The air above you.
    • The runway behind you.
    • The fuel in the bowser.


    Rule #1: Always tie your aircraft to the largest heaviest object available. The planet Earth meets these requirements and is readily available in all locations.
    Rule #2: The great thing about twin engined aircraft is, if one engine fails, the other engine always has just enough power to get you to the scene of the crash.

    Semper specto in clara parte vitae.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gentreau View Post
    Well they are a class of microlight where I fly .....
    Touché!



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    All of them. Every time I get in my mate's Cessna it's like flying in a pillbox looking out of the vision slits they have for windows.


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    flexwing without a pod and minimal instruments ,now thats freedom..
    The more people I meet the more I love my cat..


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    Well I suppose the ultimate visibility comes from something like this.....

    The three most useless things in aviation:
    • The air above you.
    • The runway behind you.
    • The fuel in the bowser.


    Rule #1: Always tie your aircraft to the largest heaviest object available. The planet Earth meets these requirements and is readily available in all locations.
    Rule #2: The great thing about twin engined aircraft is, if one engine fails, the other engine always has just enough power to get you to the scene of the crash.

    Semper specto in clara parte vitae.

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