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About rankamateur

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  • Birthday 19/01/1966


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    Savannah S 19-1641
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  1. And hope I never will perhaps? Who knows how any of us will react until the fan goes off and the temperature rises
  2. The Flightaware track looked like two uneventful circuits followed but a wider circuit and a premature turn mid base leg before the trace ceased.
  3. The Loctite superglue GEL is better because it fills the spaces under the base and they don't peel off so easily. The nozzle is not hard to use with the Gel.
  4. I had failed to lodge my latest flight plan so I had to ring her to rectify.
  5. But the headset can do it so you must do it! That is how tech works. The call was important anyway, it was my wife!
  6. I already have an iPhone but I hate it! Going to move my sim over and try it though. I like Ozrunways much more than I liked RWY so I may have to make the move so I have backup, or I will have to buy a hybrid subscription.
  7. I use Zulu 2 headsets with my Xcom radio and I like the call priority function so I have no intention of turning it off. My problem is that the incoming calls on my Samsung phone are nearly muted when the radio is receiving but the level of the call doesn't come back up when the radio call finishes. Any clues?
  8. Bill Owen consultant emailed me on Monday and has been very communicative since. I think I have made sufficient disclosures to expect a quote in the next couple of days.
  9. A bloke I have learnt a lot from always say 'if it looks strong enough, it is already too heavy!'
  10. Has anyone had any response from Bill Owen insurance brokers lately? I made an enquiry last week and got no response.
  11. Surely it is reasonable to insure a home built plane for more than component cost, I am about to put $80,000 on my un-flown Savannah S. I would think that under insurance is more likely to lead to disappointment if your low insured value is further reduced by a factor for under insurance in the event of a write off.
  12. The more you have, the more the lawyers go for, particularly the No Win No Fee variety!
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