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28th Jun 2019, 16:32
Replies: 36
Sticky Headset?
Views: 5,107
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

Been using Lightspeed Zulus for 10years now and...

Been using Lightspeed Zulus for 10years now and no way would I now want to go back to a 'Passive' headset!
24th Jun 2019, 07:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

Yes I used Spare Marine for my Kannad PLB battery...

Yes I used Spare Marine for my Kannad PLB battery replacement last year and I was happy! Quick service, 48hours if I remember. Came back fully tested and resealed. All good.
14th Jun 2019, 07:11
Replies: 39
Views: 14,477
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

The sun doesn't shine enough in the UK to wear...

The sun doesn't shine enough in the UK to wear sunglasses. I never wear them, ever!
4th Jun 2019, 09:17
Replies: 11
Views: 2,985
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

Oban in May at 2.26 for Avgas made my eyes water!

Oban in May at 2.26 for Avgas made my eyes water!
1st Jun 2019, 07:01
Replies: 18
Views: 3,071
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

I always wonder though why both East Midlands and...

I always wonder though why both East Midlands and Farnborough West choose to have the same Listening Squawk of 4572?
30th May 2019, 08:18
Replies: 6
Views: 2,345
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

I am quite often in the area between Coal Aston...

I am quite often in the area between Coal Aston and up through the Manch/Leeds gap near Crosland Moor and I always talk to Manchester, although if you can't get a word in put in the Manchester...
26th Mar 2019, 09:04
Replies: 21
Views: 2,412
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

I converted a Mobility Scooter to pull my...

I converted a Mobility Scooter to pull my aircraft up a seriously sloping floor hangar. The scooter cost me 20 and a couple of hours with a welder making suitable bracketry, also altered a towbar to...
11th Jan 2019, 15:22
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

The Tecnam P2006T has twin Rotax engines, unsure...

The Tecnam P2006T has twin Rotax engines, unsure of any others though.
22nd May 2018, 16:15
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

If going Dynon you need the newer Skyviews. I...

If going Dynon you need the newer Skyviews. I have twin Dynon Skyviews and they are just fine. As you say the older D100/!20/180's were a problem under a bubble canopy.
My preference would be Dynon...
22nd Mar 2018, 17:25
Replies: 18
Views: 2,079
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

I would also check that any club you might be...

I would also check that any club you might be thinking of hiring from is happy for you taking your dog on a trip in their aircraft?
27th Feb 2018, 10:57
Replies: 13
Views: 2,712
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

Hoping to do an NZ trip so it would be helpful to...

Hoping to do an NZ trip so it would be helpful to me if you could enlarge on the acceptable conversion to a NZ PPL and how easy/or not the paperwork process was?
Will they accept a UK PPL or do they...
9th Feb 2018, 15:42
Replies: 9
Views: 1,543
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

UK CAA Medical Declaration is valid in the UK...

UK CAA Medical Declaration is valid in the UK only.
The only reason the microlight boys can get away with it is because you don't need a medical at all to fly a microlight in France.
24th Jan 2018, 08:36
Replies: 9
Views: 2,129
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

Or valid at all outside of the UK.

Or valid at all outside of the UK.
20th Jan 2018, 08:37
Replies: 11
Views: 2,192
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

Why do people keep buying this junk...for a...

Why do people keep buying this junk...for a couple of hundred more you can buy a TRIG radio.It is just in a different league quality wise and it is made in in the UK. In the extremely remote chance...
17th Jan 2018, 07:28
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

A factory built Sportcruiser can not go on an LAA...

A factory built Sportcruiser can not go on an LAA permit. Only early kit built Sportcruisers that were built in the UK under the LAA regime are on LAA Permits.
A factory built Sportcruiser is on an...
29th Oct 2017, 17:21
Replies: 32
Views: 3,941
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

Annual maintenance 2-3000 on a TB10! I think...

Annual maintenance 2-3000 on a TB10! I think your costing are way under what the real world will turn out to be and when your maintenance organisation get their claws into it. I think you need to...
13th Oct 2017, 15:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,852
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

There is the Chinese version of the Sportcruiser....

There is the Chinese version of the Sportcruiser. It was going to be imported into the UK a few years ago as the SC3D but it never happened. I now see it has had a name change....
6th Oct 2017, 07:45
Replies: 10
Views: 1,821
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

pumkinpilot You are making life hard for...

pumkinpilot
You are making life hard for yourself.
Contact Michael Whitley at Cambrai covers and he will modify the cover for you.
Cambrai are located at Langtoft about a mile down the road from...
25th Sep 2017, 08:02
Replies: 14
Views: 2,380
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

But will 'scout' work in the UK?...I don't think...

But will 'scout' work in the UK?...I don't think it will.
I am in the same position as the OP and have ADSB 'out' and just want ADSB 'in'. I was very interested in pingBuddy2 which was supposedly...
22nd Sep 2017, 11:50
Replies: 19
Views: 4,786
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

Flight Speed in anything with a Rotax 912S...

Flight Speed in anything with a Rotax 912S engine, more so really than a Lycosaurus, is relative to engine speed and how fast you want to go and how much fuel you want to burn. A Bristell is a bit...
22nd Sep 2017, 07:51
Replies: 19
Views: 4,786
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

I have built, owned and flown both S/C and...

I have built, owned and flown both S/C and Bristell and they are two totally different aircraft both in the way they are designed/manufactured and also fly. Because Milan Bristella designed both they...
21st Sep 2017, 14:52
Replies: 19
Views: 4,786
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

I am just 6ft tall and don't fit in a standard...

I am just 6ft tall and don't fit in a standard tri-gear, perhaps I have a long torso but I don't think so. I fit in a Sportcruiser and Bristell very easily.
5th Apr 2017, 10:17
Replies: 25
Views: 3,435
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

Absolutely...If you can communicate, communicate....

Absolutely...If you can communicate, communicate. Listening Squawks should not be a replacement for communicating!
5th Apr 2017, 08:05
Replies: 25
Views: 3,435
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

Well after 35years of flying I haven't changed my...

Well after 35years of flying I haven't changed my opinion. I obviously haven't been flying long enough yet!
4th Apr 2017, 17:32
Replies: 25
Views: 3,435
Posted By Shoestring Flyer

All listening squawks have done is help promote...

All listening squawks have done is help promote the sales of the dangly wire lashup brigade like Pilotaware to help with collision avoidance.
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