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    P Kelsey
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    Minimax 2 seater ;-)

    Just had an enquiry from a person who was very interested in buying the Minimax on AFORS


    He asked if I would fly it to him if he purchased it ? I told him I think the seating area is a bit tight for me.

    He then asked well if it isn't too cramped could I come along on the flight to get used to the aircraft.

    Do you think it will be too cramped for us both or should I let him fly with me

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    P Kelsey
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    Lets just say the potential buyer was saved a wasted trip, he really thought he could fly in it with me, his mistake is easy to understand though !!! I blame the LAA letting him think it was a 2 seater.

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    you could always rip out the seat back and kick a hole through into the rear fuselage and stuff him in there........don't think you would get it off the ground in a hurry though !

    if he doesn't even have a clue what he's buying he deserves one


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    How could you blame the LAA Peter, surely he should have done his homework first.


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    I think it was the Placard terry stating weight with 2 persons. I agree though that he should have known the details of the plane he was about to buy.
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    I think if I remember correctly that the MAUW is 268kg and thats with the mods, That alone tells you that it is only a single seater Tyke.
    2 x 85 kg pilot and Pax plus 17 kg for Min fuel is 187 so only leaves 121 kg for the plane and I dought that there is a 2 seat anywhere in that weight catergory.


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    Terry, I agree with you totally.
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    Almost as good as "can I learn to fly in a minimax"


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    You need one of these for such an occasion!
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    Might be like one of those 'cut and shut' dodgy motors cobbled together from a couple of wrecks...sold by geezers...


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    That was my old mini max!
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