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  2. For sure. Ill be checking all the above thoroughly before the next flight. Along with a full inspection of the Frame and engine to make sure my rough landing hasn't affected anything.
  3. Yesterday
  4. Thanks for the info. I read on FB today that there is a field near Salisbury (Barry's field I think), but as I'm still learning I'm content with travelling to Membury.
  5. That could well of been me, or the other PPGer i know of who flies in this area who often fly over Totton on our way to the IOW, but not much flying happened last year... Finding flying sites in this area seems very difficult. I lost one field when the elderly farmer passed away and the farm was taken over by a new tenant. The other regular field i had used for several years had crops in it instead of the usual grass so that one was out of action for the whole year. I couldn`t find any other willing landowners so last year i only flew 5 times... The whole process of finding a site will begin again this year i suppose, but if nothing comes up.......i expect the appeal of PPG will fade away....
  6. You should take a look at your set up if you are turning without power. Are your offsets correctly set? Are you using torque correction on your wing? Is your harness causing you to be weight shifting slightly? Is anything bent? Was your wing trimmed properly?
  7. Last week
  8. Hi all, Question re taking kit abroad and bringing it back. So I'm planning on going to Turkey babadag and planning on taking my wing with me. My question is, can I put the wing in my suitcase and take it with me and bring it back without any issues? When coming back to the UK will I have issues with customs? If they question me about my glider? It's an old glider so if I was questioned I couldn't prove taking it with me.... Or do I do a video before and after. Or am I being paranoid?
  9. Flight 5 Happened today! Blew one launch, My instructor was watching this time and immediately indicated that I was pulling the A risers rather than just running with them up... collapsing the front of the wing before it could get up. That explains all the blown launches recently. 2nd time was better... reverse launch into about 6mph wind. Straight up. Struggled to get in the seat... so got some altitude then stowed the brakes and dragged the seat forward under me. Pootled around for a bit, enjoying the view. Did some experimenting with varying levels of power (my setup seems to turn right all the time. Even with no throttle, there is a slight right turn that gets progressively worse with power.) Tried a few sharp turns, then eventually came back in for a landing. Not good. All was good until it came to the flair... left brake slipped out of my fingers... Ended in a rough bum slide after my legs acted like shock absorbers. Not pretty at all, but thankfully, no damage that i noticed. Ill give it a proper check over during to week to make sure.
  10. I think you`d be better off with a trailer. This is my rig for when i take the pitbike to bike doo`s so we can razz it round the field after a few beers! You could easily make a trailer to hold a paramotor, and when loaded up i bet it`s still quite a bit lighter than mine with bike + camping gear on it, you can certailnly tell you`ve got a trailer on with all that behind you, although once up to speed monowheel trailers are remamrkably stable. ps my wife used to think i was bonkers too, but she`s used to it now.
  11. View Advert Barely flown Dudek Synthesis2 wing Same as my paramotor, purchased end 2015, but never used by me due to work and time constraints - still looks in pristine unused and hence unworn condition. Large area wing to support my weight (32 sq m). I flew for a short period as a military helicopter pilot and missed my flying in normal work so Paramotoring seemed a suitable alternative at an achievable price. Medical circumstances sadly now dictate that I need to sell the equipment - so here it is! I am happy to discuss further if you would like to see the kit. Certificate_Synthesis2_32_6g.pdf Advertiser avquack Date 01/23/2022 Price 1,000.00 GBP Category Wings  
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    Same as my paramotor, purchased end 2015, but never used by me due to work and time constraints - still looks in pristine unused and hence unworn condition. Large area wing to support my weight (32 sq m). I flew for a short period as a military helicopter pilot and missed my flying in normal work so Paramotoring seemed a suitable alternative at an achievable price. Medical circumstances sadly now dictate that I need to sell the equipment - so here it is! I am happy to discuss further if you would like to see the kit. Certificate_Synthesis2_32_6g.pdf

    1,000.00 GBP

    Frome, Somerset - GB

  13. Hi Everyone, As there appears to be shockingly little on the topic anywhere on the interwebs, I'd like to share the engineering, the challenges and the practical realities of mounting and transporting a paramotor on the back of a motorbike in a set of posts over time as I undertake the exercise. I can see this topic has been discussed back in 2018 (see the link below), but from a starting point of "Can it be done". I'm hoping to take a different angle and show how I'm doing it and let you see the results. 1. The objective - Be able to transport/travel with all gear required for a flight. 2. The general plan - Mount my Power2Fly RS vertically with the cage broken down and props off, on a custom plate. Work out where to hang/strap/hide everything else such as wing, helmet, fuel, cage, props etc. after the motor is secure 3. Engineering constraints or considerations - I'm using my Kawasaki Versys 650 with existing givi removeable boxes. - The top box mounting plate will be the basis for a customised removable paramotor mounting position A small bit of back story. This idea originated while I had a 125 Vespa scooter (thus the concept picture below) which was perfect for London commuting. While I believe it would have been technically feasible, after the second engine started making tappet noises, and more than 100 hours on freeway going to and from training, all the while getting buffeted around by trucks, I decided to upgrade to a proper motorbike. So that is the introduction. Keep watching for the pictures to follow and don't hesitate to let me know if you have any ideas of concerns* as the build goes. Ross *Concerns for my mental stability for seriously considering this approach or longevity, if I do use it should be directed to my wife.
  14. Did you find the engine runs / feels very hot, not just the exhaust but the whole crankcase, head and everything. also did your Bailey have an occasional miss or splutter at idle, lastly when the motor is idle sometimes it will stop suddenly with a load squeak noise? Could be the belt slipping. Mine sounds like it has a miss fire at idle or could be carby related.
  15. I cant remember if the change from 19 to 20 covered the change to internal pulse line or not, and the airbox mounting arrangement is different. There may be other small differences but those are the main ones.
  16. Perfect! With regards to the the rest of the engine carb etc it's all the same right? Only difference is the exhaust?
  17. Yes you can. If you buy new from vitto it comes with the new bracket and all the fittings to fit straight on an MY19.
  18. Hi all, I know that the main difference between the moster MY20 and MY19 is the exhaust system. My question is, can I fit a MY20 exhaust on a MY19 moster? Hanz
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  20. HHi Brian Completely understand. I'm still learning at the moment got about 10 flights so I'm happy to keep flying from membury for the time being. Regards Mike
  21. I had loads of great sites from one farmer until about a year ago then we had a few complaints so lost them. I have a new site at the moment but its new i would only consider going there with one other ppg pilot as i want to keep it a low key thing currently.
  22. Hi Brian OK I take it the grounds a bit rough. Thanks for letting me know. Where do you fly from? Be nice to take bring the kids up to watch Regards Mike
  23. Hi My current site is not that practical for trikes. sorry Brian. I know a couple of mechanics around winchester that can look at it and there not expensive.I had the same machine and same problem a couple of years ago i took it to parajet near shaftsbury they did it while i waited cost £50.
  24. Hi Brian I'm still keen on finding somewhere local to Southampton to fly my trike from. Do you have any sites? Regards Mike
  25. Hi all I've been flying pp'g around Hampshire for many years. Looking for some local pilots to share flying sites and try new places possibly do some exciting trips to stunning spots. I'm based near Winchester. Currently flying a Parajet Maveric Moster with dudek warp wing. Brian.
  26. It`s a pity but my friend has got COVID. He has to make tough decision - to stay with us and to finish the engine or to die. I hope he is able to go right path.
  27. Really appreciate that info, just want to get it right! As they say, you don't know what you don't know!
  28. My settings: 1090ES Transmit: enable Receiver Mode: UAT ICAO Address: your code Callsign: I use my initials and wing size. Means you can track your flight on FlightRadar FLARM ID: blank Ownership Filter: both blank Emitter Category: Glide VFR Squawk: 7000 ADSB In: blank VSO: 15 Aircraft length:L<15m Aircraft width: W<23m Lateral offset: Centre Longitudinal Offset: 0 SDA: 0 Hope this helps
  29. Just checking, Emitter Category: Ultra Light ADS-B In Capability: Not used Vso (knots): 10 knots? Receiver Mode: FLARM (EU ONLY) if I take the subscription from Sky Demon? Callsign: I dont have one but has to have an entry, just put a zero in? Thanks
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