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Old 27th Nov 2011, 11:47   #1 (permalink)
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The swap an hour thread

I wish to propose a new running thread, which I think might find favour with the "interesting aeroplane" nuts amongst us.

Proposed ground rules - to swap an hour for an hour, no money changing hands (of course) in each other's favourite flying machines.

So, post here if you fancy joining in - very simple, answer three questions:

(1) Where are you?
(2) What can you offer an hour in?
(3) What would you like to get an hour's flying in? [A longer list for most of us I'd imagine]

I'll kick off...

(1) Booker and Cranfield
(2) A 1947 Stinson Voyager, and a Grumman AA5a Cheetah.
(3) Tiger Moth, Cirrus, DA40, Vans, Longeze, Europa Monowheel.

Anybody else care to play?

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Old 27th Nov 2011, 12:02   #2 (permalink)
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Great idea:-

2.Beech Bonanza N35, Rockwell Commander 114TC
3.Beech Stagger-wing, Beech 18, Tiger Moth, Yak50.
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Old 27th Nov 2011, 13:08   #3 (permalink)
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Old 27th Nov 2011, 13:30   #4 (permalink)
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Great idea Genghis, I wish I could participate geographically!

But, for anyone in Ontario,

STOL Cessna 150, and Thurston Teal amphibian, and often something else I happen to have around at the time....

I'd be very happy to fly a Beagle or Robin (I was lucky enough to have a Tiger Moth to test fly last week!)
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Old 27th Nov 2011, 15:13   #5 (permalink)
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2. Aerobatics flight in a Robin R2160, or a S&L flight in a Robin Ecoflyer (diesel) through the Schiphol CTR.
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Old 27th Nov 2011, 15:19   #6 (permalink)
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Old 27th Nov 2011, 16:41   #7 (permalink)
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Old 27th Nov 2011, 19:37   #8 (permalink)
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Old 27th Nov 2011, 19:39   #9 (permalink)
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Old 27th Nov 2011, 20:47   #10 (permalink)
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1. Very flexible
2. Boeing 737-800 (note 1)
3. Supermarine Spitfire

note 1 - I'm happy to pay taxes, charges and check-in fee, but you'll have to pay for your own checked in luggage.
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Old 27th Nov 2011, 21:12   #11 (permalink)
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Old 27th Nov 2011, 21:25   #12 (permalink)
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PM me as might have one week after next you will have to deal with your train fares to wherever
Why not? One result from the thread
She is sitting up at Doncaster at present to go back south.

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Old 27th Nov 2011, 22:21   #13 (permalink)
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Old 27th Nov 2011, 22:48   #14 (permalink)
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I like this thread....

1. Denham.
2. R44 and RV6.
3. Cessna 190/195, Beech Staggerwing, Rocketbelt (Stuart Ross, are you there?)
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Old 28th Nov 2011, 07:50   #15 (permalink)
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3) Various 170 per hour spamcans with everything working, or, various 100 per hour spamcans with mainly "inop" etc, etc....
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Old 28th Nov 2011, 09:34   #16 (permalink)
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Brilliant idea.

Sadly need to sort renewals and things like that before flying again, think I just found an incentive to get current again so I can participate
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Old 28th Nov 2011, 10:32   #17 (permalink)
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2. 1952 Piper Tri Pacer *, Cassutt Racer **
3. Anything interesting / unusual, I love flying anything really!

* If she ever gets out of the maintenance hanger!
** For a go in the Cassutt your going to have to persuade me your a current / experienced tailwheel driver who doesnt scare easily...
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Old 28th Nov 2011, 11:07   #18 (permalink)
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Shall we swap?

1) Guayaquil - Ecuador.
2) MXP 150 Patriot - LSA - Rotax 914 powered.
3) Since Im very low on hours, Id fly anything really. Id love to do a spin in an F-16 though.

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Old 28th Nov 2011, 13:16   #19 (permalink)

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Old 28th Nov 2011, 14:05   #20 (permalink)
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