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About BigPete

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  1. Hi mate, long time no hear. Hope you are keeping well. Are you still flying? Good to see that on May 9th 2020 you were last on the forums. Just wondered how you were going and life was treating you. My flying of late has only been drones and models, but the magnetic forces did get me to The Oaks a week ago. Would have liked to go up for a quick flight but all aircraft were booked by younger people. Rgds Alan
  2. Hi, landed here a long time ago. This may be the wrong thread but I hope it will do. There is a private airstrip a few miles from the township of Cobdogla in SA, just down the road from Berri. Does anybody know who owns it and their contact details please. My brother now lives in Cobdogla and I would love to fly in to visit. Kindest Regards Peter. (BigPete).
  3. My 11 year old factory built J160c has done 947 hours and is running just fine. BigPete.
  4. I have an iPad mini (latest version) 128g and iOS 9.3.2 installed with no problems.
  5. I too have had an ongoing issue with misfiring, running rough on take off. Checked everything that's been posted here. Fuel flow, spark plug leads, distributor caps, etc, etc. Then I was given a spare coil that came off a Jabiru that had a cold start kit fitted to it, so I knew it was good. Fitted the coil (the gap was a bugger to set, used thin card board) to what I thought was the bad side. But this made no difference. Still misfired on take off. Feeling that "Murphys Law" was in play, I then swapped the replaced coil (the one we removed) with the other one (the one I didn't touch). Th
  6. G'day Pete, don't see as much of you on here as I'd like. Hope you are going well and have adjusted to life after your sad loss. Have thoughts lots about you, but don't wish intrude, take care mate, and I can only wish you well. Rgds Alan
  7. 6 cyl jabi engine for sale on Raa website
  8. G'day Keith. I've only flown 16 hours so far this year. I need to go some where.... Wentworth?
  9. How can you be really happy if you don't know sad.......
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    Murray Lanyons Stearman - Echuca
  11. Thanks Doug. My brother will pick me up and take me to the hospital. Be great if I can put the Jabiru in under cover. If not, where is the best Place to tie down? Regards
  12. Have to go to Murray Bridge on Friday. Mum in Law in a bad way under palliative care with only weeks to go. Any chance of hanger accom for Jabiru 160 for Friday night, all day Sat and Sat night leaving on Sun morning. Happy to pay for space. Please PM me or answer here. Regards Peter.
  13. Can nanyone who is going to the meeting PM me with your name AND address so I can make my Proxy vote count. regards
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