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16th Jun 2016, 10:22
Replies: 10
Views: 1,868
Posted By SEP Flyer

Airbourne Aviation at Popham have a fleet of five...

Airbourne Aviation at Popham have a fleet of five or six C42 and Eurostar 3 axis microlights and my experience in getting my NPPL with them was great. I think they now have four instructors. And...
25th Feb 2014, 15:28
Replies: 137
Views: 52,032
Posted By SEP Flyer

Truly wonderful. I've enjoyed watching this...

Truly wonderful. I've enjoyed watching this rebuild for months, I'm almost longing to see her fly as much as you!

Does she have a name? (surely she must!)
25th Feb 2014, 12:35
Replies: 5
Views: 1,406
Posted By SEP Flyer

A great vid. Glad to see that one of the...

A great vid. Glad to see that one of the founders of Bremont watches is also making a good recovery after crashing his own plane (very badly) a year or two ago.

Research has shown that dogs have...
23rd Feb 2014, 17:50
Replies: 36
Views: 10,599
Posted By SEP Flyer

Fairoaks

I'd give Synergy Aviation at Fairoaks ( near Woking) a call. They do trial lessons in PA28s, and have a Tarmac runway, so no water-logging problems either.
19th Feb 2014, 16:59
Replies: 20
Views: 3,687
Posted By SEP Flyer

I've been using an iPad mini for a year now, as...

I've been using an iPad mini for a year now, as do a number at our club. I use the RunwayHD software from Airbox, as it uses the same 1/2 mil and 1/4 mil maps that we're used to, it includes the...
28th Nov 2013, 13:21
Replies: 7
Views: 2,793
Posted By SEP Flyer

Airbourne Aviation at Popham

I converted my PPL to microlight at Airbourne Aviation at Popham - I went there after a bit of research as it was easy to get to for me, plus they have several instructors and an examiner. After...
15th Jul 2013, 15:29
Replies: 11
Views: 1,853
Posted By SEP Flyer

Visual attitude

I fly a C42, and when learning, I felt just like you regarding slow/fast and high/low. My instructor suggested I use the vertical bar that goes between the bottom of the windshield and the top as a...
21st Mar 2013, 14:59
Replies: 4
Views: 1,866
Posted By SEP Flyer

Is GS Aviation at Clench Common (near...

Is GS Aviation at Clench Common (near Marlborough) too far for you?

Very friendly bunch there (I've no connection with them other than having flown in there). Have copied and pasted their contact...
22nd Feb 2013, 11:05
Replies: 35
Views: 4,741
Posted By SEP Flyer

Kenley has the Surrey Hills Gliding Club (London...

Kenley has the Surrey Hills Gliding Club (London borough of Croydon) and has rail stations close by :ok:
11th Sep 2012, 16:42
Replies: 71
Views: 9,163
Posted By SEP Flyer

Given the opposing political banners being towed,...

Given the opposing political banners being towed, it looks more like a mid-air coalition. :}
4th Sep 2012, 14:36
Replies: 89
Views: 13,465
Posted By SEP Flyer

I wonder if the OP has considered a diesel...

I wonder if the OP has considered a diesel powered plane?

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This example...
12th Jul 2012, 10:13
Replies: 16
Views: 1,533
Posted By SEP Flyer

Have a look at the Knightson Computer - it is the...

Have a look at the Knightson Computer - it is the easiest to use navigation tool I have ever seen, no moving parts, no batteries and for diversions (and indeed main planning) a no brainer. And, as...
2nd Jul 2012, 13:58
Replies: 20
Views: 3,730
Posted By SEP Flyer

I've got the OS Maps downloaded on my iphone...

I've got the OS Maps downloaded on my iphone which I use for walking etc - and I use it as a back up if my normal small Airbox Clarity failed - for situational awareness to cross check with the map....
25th Jun 2012, 12:05
Replies: 6
Views: 1,260
Posted By SEP Flyer

Dunsfold Wings and Wheels I've been to this...

Dunsfold Wings and Wheels

I've been to this a few times over the years, always enjoyed it. Lots to see, both cars and planes. Commentary is usually good as well, Brenden O'Brian and Tiff Needel...
13th Jun 2012, 16:29
Replies: 39
Views: 8,620
Posted By SEP Flyer

That's an interesting article about Chris...

That's an interesting article about Chris learning to fly a helicopter - although the accompanying photo looks remarkably like a PA28 cockpit....
13th Jun 2012, 13:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,005
Posted By SEP Flyer

I did mine with a wonderful old chap called...

I did mine with a wonderful old chap called George (sorry, forgotten his surname) down at Biggin about 3 or 4 years ago, and at very short notice indeed - perhaps worth a call to the flight schools...
14th May 2012, 17:32
Replies: 83
Views: 13,473
Posted By SEP Flyer

I found this explained carb ice very well. ...

I found this explained carb ice very well.

Carburator Icing - YouTube

I fly a C152 and a Rotax powered C42. I prefer the Rotax engine for a number of reasons, one is not having the worry of...
13th Apr 2012, 10:39
Replies: 11
Views: 1,510
Posted By SEP Flyer

I have to write the info down, otherwise I forget...

I have to write the info down, otherwise I forget too. Probably age related for me...!

And being left handed, I just wish the PTT button was on the right hand side of the yoke - a right pain...
13th Apr 2012, 09:52
Replies: 47
Views: 4,828
Posted By SEP Flyer

"Huge Lawn" And I trust all of the...

"Huge Lawn"

And I trust all of the thresholds in the house will be suitably marked and numbered!
30th Mar 2012, 16:59
Replies: 37
Views: 3,435
Posted By SEP Flyer

Why no Crosswind Component info on final?

I suppose this is a question really aimed at those in the tower on the radio - on finals I am given the wind direction and speed, but never the crosswind component, which I would find very useful,...
27th Mar 2012, 16:37
Replies: 139
Views: 28,844
Posted By SEP Flyer

A couple of years ago I went to the Virtual...

A couple of years ago I went to the Virtual Aviation sim at Gatwick with the local flying club. All of us were PPL, I fly mainly Cessna 152 and the odd PA28, about 100 hours in total. I don't 'fly'...
13th Mar 2012, 13:36
Replies: 20
Views: 8,880
Posted By SEP Flyer

Heavily modified blue police box in Dr Who.

Heavily modified blue police box in Dr Who.
17th Feb 2012, 08:18
Replies: 9
Views: 2,491
Posted By SEP Flyer

Was he flying a bit high? :E

Was he flying a bit high? :E
9th Feb 2012, 11:58
Replies: 19
Views: 3,479
Posted By SEP Flyer

Most of my flying has been and still is in a...

Most of my flying has been and still is in a C152, but I have done a few hours in a Zenair CH701.

The biggest difference I felt in flying between the C152 and the Zenair is that it (the Zenair)...
4th Feb 2012, 13:14
Replies: 42
Views: 5,882
Posted By SEP Flyer

I'd give Fairoaks a try. 45 mins drive from...

I'd give Fairoaks a try. 45 mins drive from central London, hangers are in the right place, and very regular trains to Woking from Waterloo/Clapham (about 25 mins) and always loads of taxis at the...
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