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by grasshopper
Sun Oct 23, 2011 9:12 pm
Forum: Photos & Videos
Topic: Why fly forward when flying left & Right is much more fun
Replies: 0
Views: 2379

Why fly forward when flying left & Right is much more fun

Now here are some lessons on how to go nowhere fast and injoy it.

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It takes meandering to a different level.


These Microlighters have far too much fun

Michael
by grasshopper
Sun Jun 05, 2011 4:13 pm
Forum: Microlights
Topic: 2 stroke oil
Replies: 2
Views: 3421

Re: 2 stroke oil

The Topaz in Palmerstown has the shell two stroke that John has mentioned - most Topaz petrol stations will probalby have it also i would think.
by grasshopper
Sun Feb 20, 2011 2:48 pm
Forum: Microlights
Topic: NMAI Challenge Trophy.
Replies: 18
Views: 10715

Re: NMAI Challenge Trophy.

Cup has moved again, now recouperating in Enfield after its first open cockpit flight experiance from Frenchpark. Had to barter with James to get him to hand it over. So his first every flexwing flight did the trick. The gent to very right is the Stigs apprentice (Damian) or thats what it seemed lik...
by grasshopper
Sat Feb 12, 2011 8:35 pm
Forum: Microlights
Topic: Malin to Mizen Head
Replies: 17
Views: 10114

Re: Malin to Mizen Head

Its a great idea Damian. Just like the NMAI cup challange. It is a great way for all newbies to the sport and more seasoned birdmen to join in and enjoy a good long trip in a group without any pressure of time constraints. Lookin forward to it. I don't quite make the 10 year mark but I'm sure my Qua...
by grasshopper
Sat Jan 22, 2011 3:51 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Flight Performance & Planning software
Replies: 3
Views: 1270

Re: Flight Performance & Planning software

I've downloaded your SkyDemon link over the last week. Its an excelent package. Mind you I have only used it on the computer and not loaded it onto a portable device - as I'm still enjoying the map reading during flight thing. but this software lets you plot out your desired route with as many way p...
by grasshopper
Wed Dec 08, 2010 8:32 pm
Forum: Microlights
Topic: Hours
Replies: 4
Views: 3508

Re: Hours

Thanks for that Giropilot Yes thats correct regarding the link - but the hours are correct. Not bad, the 30 hrs though, considering that they were 50 hrs up until recently. making it much more attactive for newbies to the sport and foreign licence holders. Raven & Higgie being the driving force thro...
by grasshopper
Tue Dec 07, 2010 8:43 pm
Forum: Microlights
Topic: Hours
Replies: 4
Views: 3508

Re: Hours

new minimums are 30 hours TABLE B Supervised Solo / Pilot-in-Command flight time in Microlight Aeroplanes - 10 hrs Supervised Solo / Pilot-in-Command cross-country flight time in Microlight Aeroplanes - 5 hrs Dual instruction in Aeroplanes - 15 hrs Total Flight Time - 30 hrs as from the below IAA PP...