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by Gary Boardman
August 15th, 2013, 8:32 pm
Forum: Jets
Topic: Merlin 160 or Jet Cat 160
Replies: 16
Views: 6718

Re: Merlin 160 or Jet Cat 160

From personal use I would avoid the Jetcat 160. Had one for 2 years now (been flying it for just over a year) ECU failed after 2 days due to cr@p soldering and the starter failed after only 17 hours of running. The upside? Great service from Motors and Rotors. As for my experience of Wren (3 of thei...
by Gary Boardman
April 5th, 2013, 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Scrutineering
Replies: 45
Views: 11026

Re: Scrutineering

No, the pilot is still responsible. This should not be a risk transfer activity but an extra check, rather than the only fit for flight check. Anyway the check is only valid at the time of the check. In fact surely the opposite would be true in the fact that the organisers didn't check to ensure the...
by Gary Boardman
April 5th, 2013, 8:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Scrutineering
Replies: 45
Views: 11026

Scrutineering

I read in the Journal that scrutineering has gone the way of the Dodo and it’s now our responsibility to ensure our models are fit for flight, which has always been the case as far as I’m aware. Having a model scrutinised was always a bit of a hit and miss affair, depending on who was doing the job ...
by Gary Boardman
January 24th, 2012, 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: P47 Advice Please
Replies: 3
Views: 1386

Re: P47 Advice Please

OK, anyone have an idea on the shipping / custome charges for the wooden kit on the Meister P47 to the UK?

Is it a good plane / kit?

Built up or glass fibre fuselarge?

Thanks
Gary
by Gary Boardman
January 23rd, 2012, 8:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: P47 Advice Please
Replies: 3
Views: 1386

P47 Advice Please

Hi,

Quick piece of advice please. I'm considering building the Ziroli P47. Will the Moki 150 radial petrol fit it?

Thanks
Gary

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