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gordon cofield

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  1. have ca25n, nose wheel very nice aircraft 1500hwrs ,in for annual inspection next week ,will have written report on condition had thought about: possible :up grade 2011 certainly joy to fly probably decide early new year give me a call gordon
  2. sorry to hear about accident but glad you & PASS. OK
  3. HI SORRY not from MOUNT ISA there for couple night about 1990 very interesting place if last name spelt same then would be relative ,lived mostly at WAHGUNYAH lovely place banks of murray about 600 persons COROWA is on nsw. side.you own /fly GAZELLE ??? I, BE INTERESTED in your thoughts on same CHEERS GORDON
  4. HI RE TRAILER I purchased GAZELLE 08 previous owner had on trailer i didn!t want trailer he may still have ,he built a new one for his new EUROFOX ,was a good trailer soft ride etc CHEERS GORDON
  5. Hi JOHN this country is amazing some places to much rain others in drought as of rain on weekend things look a bit brighter "good start to season " also snow on the mountains ,they say with lake eyre filling increases prospect for average rain in the south .Thank for tip on bushes will certainly have another look I know little of Gazelle history what years manufactured .how many man. how many registered??any idea?? CHEERS GORDON
  6. HI 50 hws .since nov.if all for pleasure thats not bad ,country just starting to green up here next time i fly it should look great couple weeks ago looked like a desert. knew Ray quit well as a young feller i had a reason to hang about his place he used to put the wind up me .M ILITARY memorability .(DADS ARMY) these guys have a ball at corowa the main display and swap meet is at the airport .I leese a hanger adjacent to the diplay which has bren gun carrier track as a drain cover just inside the door about 20 metres long .opened the hanger door whilst swap meet was on within 2 minutes guy wa
  7. Jason I have Flight Manual for GAZELLE is that what you require ? has species on limitations ,emergency ,performance ,balance,,systems,handling,etc could probably copy CHEERS
  8. HI RE . Gazelle Airframe Hours ? Dexter has 3520 hours on his on "condition". at moment think wing 4000hwrs I woude hope to achive similar think hangerage certainly preserves airframe i hope can fly say 90hwrs /yearly so think Ill wear out first. Forum mentions some minor problems for me nothing spesific comes to mind except can be bit chilly coming ioto our winter perhaps should fly nth. CHEERS
  9. Hi John still much to learn ,raining & windy so no flying over weekend done 90 enjoyable hours .Gazelle done about 1800 on engine meter,yet to do long leg mainly local, country will green up after this rain so the view will improve Have you flown lot of hours in Gazelle? cheers
  10. Hi Dexter in 83 Uptons were big in irrigation Auther died some time back business closed in Corowa think son took it to toowomba ,son & his sons now back in corowa installing big irrigation all over country,my dad woked for uptons on a dairy & winery I woked for them also on tobacco at 14 or so .Garry Poidevin is still Mayor I think he does a great job.Pilot cert. in new plane yes agree that stressfull.didnt think i could master toe brakes learnt in technam with hand brake.3520 is a lit of hours thats 440 days did you purchase new ?over how many years? mines done about 1800hwrs of
  11. spot on did purchase from guy at Officer he had on trailer now has Eurofex. reg. markings 243309 not shure about g.a. vhigp?? will have look for plate(oops) yes can see how ersa could cause damage been telling all patch is over bullet holes. AH wasnt working prev owner said spent 700$ on same met guy at corowa with time on his hands $100 for parts he woudnt take anthing for his time all good. Had much needed rain here fri.sat sun.but no good to fly think having withdrawels
  12. hi all sorry taken a while to post JUST LANDED first lesson 06 at COROWA with instructer STEVE .COROWA is on is a beut town about 7000 persons on the banks of the murray river , has a great airport 2 large runways built during the war years, popular for gliding nov/jan otherwise few microlites few private planes somedays have all to yourself. wangaratta yarrawonga tocumal etc all a short flite away.Early lessons in a Tecnam solo at 25 hwrs took a while but then wont see 60 again obtained cross country end. 08.currently studying human factor .purchased 2nd hand GAZELLE 08 REG 3309 some of you m
  13. hi all sorry taken a while to post JUST LANDED first lesson 06 at COROWA with instructer STEVE .COROWA is on is a beut town about 7000 persons on the banks of the murray river , has a great airport 2 large runways built during the war years, popular for gliding nov/jan otherwise few microlites few private planes somedays have all to yourself. wangaratta yarrawonga tocumal etc all a short flite away.Early lessons in a Tecnam solo at 25 hwrs took a while but then wont see 60 again obtained cross country end. 08.currently studying human factor .purchased 2nd hand GAZELLE 08 REG 3309 some of y
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