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11th Feb 2021, 09:32
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Posted By Mark 1

That didn't take you long! I snapped this while...

That didn't take you long!
I snapped this while wandering around the ramp at Iqaluit and got invited in for a look around.
Jhieminga has control.

...
10th Feb 2021, 22:46
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Posted By Mark 1

17 Crashes! You can only defy Darwin for so...

17 Crashes! You can only defy Darwin for so long.

See what you make of this:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/801x468/p1010750_2__5c450e0e4f8be2c2cea585896f9a48f37f7c1674.jpg
10th Feb 2021, 17:39
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Posted By Mark 1

I meant the American Zenair STOL kitplanes. If...

I meant the American Zenair STOL kitplanes.
If not then maybe the Italian Zenith look alike, the Savannah?

I remember seeing one do an impressive STOL demo at a CAP Raduno in a 30 knot wind!
10th Feb 2021, 14:02
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Posted By Mark 1

It looks Zenith-like. 701 or 750?

It looks Zenith-like. 701 or 750?
30th Jan 2021, 15:19
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Posted By Mark 1

My apologies! I hadn't noticed the previous one. ...

My apologies! I hadn't noticed the previous one.

Jhieminga has it.

Piaggio Royal Gull it is.
27th Jan 2021, 19:47
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Posted By Mark 1

Oops! ... Should be fixed now

Oops! ... Should be fixed now
27th Jan 2021, 15:30
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Posted By Mark 1

To keep things moving along: ...

To keep things moving along:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1816x1034/p1000458_2__018b5c92c030826d4911f2340707e7defa9633f7.jpg
22nd Jan 2021, 08:42
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Posted By Mark 1

Well done Meleagertoo! Yes the Hamilton H47...

Well done Meleagertoo!
Yes the Hamilton H47 MetalPlane.
This last remaining airworthy example on one of its visits to Oshkosh.

Over to you.
...
21st Jan 2021, 21:54
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Posted By Mark 1

Oh no I haven't. So try this: ...

Oh no I haven't. So try this:
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/2000x1379/dsc_2520_2__336ab7cae1f4fe5857bb7afbc08b5f7c56cfa5df.jpg
21st Jan 2021, 11:09
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Posted By Mark 1

So BMS suggests an electric powered aircraft....

So BMS suggests an electric powered aircraft. Vario and low Vne suggests motor glider and a single seat or tandem cockpit doesn't leave many options.

Not Stemme or Pipistrelle as they're side by...
18th Jan 2021, 09:47
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Posted By Mark 1

I would have allowed (barely) Wagner Krishna ;),...

I would have allowed (barely) Wagner Krishna ;), but yes indeed a Varga Kachina, and no nose wheel :ok:.
This one at Ray, Michigan is a 2180TG variant.
UV has control!
...
17th Jan 2021, 15:47
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Posted By Mark 1

Thanks Jhieminga. A quick dig through the annuls...

Thanks Jhieminga. A quick dig through the annuls of my travels finds this, which I don't think has been on here before,
...
17th Jan 2021, 14:16
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Posted By Mark 1

Thanks for the clue. It bought me back to...

Thanks for the clue. It bought me back to something that I'd fleetingly considered but dismissed.

I think that what I believed to be a canopy on the left side is in fact a huge engine & canard...
14th Jan 2021, 09:20
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Posted By Mark 1

It appears to be a single seater with side hinged...

It appears to be a single seater with side hinged canopy and entry from the right hand side, which is very unusual (unless the picture is reversed).

Is that a T-tail in the foreground?
I'm...
7th Jan 2021, 15:32
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Posted By Mark 1

Jhieminga has it. Recently for sale at $900K,...

Jhieminga has it. Recently for sale at $900K, which was probably less than it cost to produce.
Seen on display At the Reno RCAR races 2014....
7th Jan 2021, 08:49
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Posted By Mark 1

Clue time: This is a replica. Only one,...

Clue time: This is a replica. Only one, non-flying, original example exists.
5th Jan 2021, 19:04
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Posted By Mark 1

You're not wrong!

You're not wrong!
5th Jan 2021, 18:37
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Posted By Mark 1

I don't have a big library, but I'll offer this...

I don't have a big library, but I'll offer this one:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1014x1391/dsc_1149s_e1baf5bea3b730a5761cb527652fec16d658dbf8.jpg
5th Jan 2021, 16:21
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Posted By Mark 1

2750 RPM limit suggests O-200 and wooden biplane....

2750 RPM limit suggests O-200 and wooden biplane.

I'll take a stab at Isaac's Fury.
4th Jan 2021, 15:36
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Posted By Mark 1

Asturias56 got it after only 11 minutes!. I'll...

Asturias56 got it after only 11 minutes!. I'll have to try to be more obscure next time.

It is indeed the Hearst Airport in San Simeon close to Hearst Castle and very much a private affair for the...
3rd Jan 2021, 15:44
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Posted By Mark 1

Allow me to fill in. The runway in the background...

Allow me to fill in. The runway in the background and the place in the foreground are related'
I've not partaken for a while but still look in regularly....
26th Sep 2020, 13:14
Replies: 39
Views: 8,397
Posted By Mark 1

The problem with cafes and restaurants on...

The problem with cafes and restaurants on airfields is business is largely dependent on good weather unless there is sufficient clientele from local towns and businesses.
AV8 at Kemble and the...
27th Jul 2020, 20:41
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
Posted By Mark 1

You may want to read this document...

You may want to read this document (http://www.lightaircraftassociation.co.uk/engineering/TechnicalLeaflets/Building,%20Buying%20or%20Importing/TL%201.06%20Imported%20Aircraft.pdf).
23rd Jul 2020, 12:07
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
Posted By Mark 1

The 28 day limit is designed to allow short term...

The 28 day limit is designed to allow short term visits of amateur built aircraft, not for permanent use.
Exceptions have been allowed for people bringing their aircraft here while on a work...
20th Jul 2020, 14:15
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
Posted By Mark 1

A considerable number of RV types have been...

A considerable number of RV types have been imported from the US to the UK. I've done it myself. If the aircraft has been built with little deviation from plans then the approval process is...
4th Apr 2020, 20:57
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Views: 1,171
Posted By Mark 1

Skyview at Tracy and International Air Services...

Skyview at Tracy and International Air Services at Hayward both specialise in container shipping aircraft. Last I heard Skyview were operating with limitations, but IAS were closed with the lockdown....
14th Mar 2020, 06:32
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Posted By Mark 1

In round numbers, burning Avgas or petrol...

In round numbers, burning Avgas or petrol produces 3 times its mass in carbon dioxide.
So if you're burning 40 litres an hour, that's about 29kg that will be putting out about 87kg of CO2 per hour...
16th Jan 2020, 21:32
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Views: 1,174
Posted By Mark 1

Maybe Starlink...

Maybe Starlink (https://www.heavens-above.com/AllSats.aspx?lat=53.0148&lng=-1.6699&loc=Unnamed&alt=0&tz=GMT)
1st Jan 2020, 02:43
Replies: 28
Views: 2,775
Posted By Mark 1

This...

This (https://www.adventuremedicalkits.com/medical-kits/travel/world-travel.html) is what I have for all my back-country flying and hiking.

They have very good and well thought out kits. So far...
21st Nov 2019, 03:05
Replies: 23
Views: 5,012
Posted By Mark 1

But the M&B would be OK!

But the M&B would be OK!
20th Nov 2019, 22:31
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Views: 895
Posted By Mark 1

You will have been issued with a US airman's...

You will have been issued with a US airman's certificate back in 2001, but it will need to be replaced with the new credit card style.
You can do an FAA airman search...
14th Oct 2019, 06:40
Replies: 8
Views: 2,345
Posted By Mark 1

The 61.75 route is quite straight forward;...

The 61.75 route is quite straight forward; validation of your existing licence and a visit to the FSDO who will issue an FAA airman's certificate.
Then just a flight review with an instructor and...
Forum: North America
29th Jul 2019, 04:26
Replies: 6
Views: 5,328
Posted By Mark 1

Can you give a reference for that statement? ...

Can you give a reference for that statement?

If you remain outside of the OCAs, then I can find no restriction on VFR flights without an IR.
The former Icelandic requirement for IR equipage and...
Forum: North America
28th Jun 2019, 03:14
Replies: 6
Views: 5,328
Posted By Mark 1

It should be no problem. Avgas available at EKVG,...

It should be no problem. Avgas available at EKVG, BIEG, BIRK, BIKF, BGKK, BGBW,BGGH, BGSF, CYFB. Though it's always wise to call them and check. I guess the Daks to Normandy guzzled quite a bit of...
28th Jun 2019, 00:17
Replies: 33
Views: 8,397
Posted By Mark 1

I have been flying with a certificate issued...

I have been flying with a certificate issued under 61.75 for about 10 years and can concur that only the underlying licence should be valid as described (i.e not revoked, suspended or expired), the...
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