I am about to purchase an Aeroprakt A22LS Foxbat Kelpie. Comes with the 100 hp Rotax and can be optioned with fuel injection. My question is what engine choice to make and what options to get. My main priority is to reduce pilot workload and have high reliability and safety. Having high...
This issue may have been done to death in the past but as I am considering returning to sport aviation I am going to put it out there to see what your views are.
A lot of people are pulled or pushed through the air by Rotax engines. And while this is generally about all the popular models...
Hi,Im not really into aircraft but have a number of vintage hirth parts for sale.All parts to suit Hirth 192r(317cc) and 171r(634cc).
I have; crank assemblies x4
Piston and ring assemblies x10
Cylinder jugs x11 + one used
Heads x5 + one used
Spark plugs x3
Ring sets x3
So, I'm entertaining the idea of owning an aircraft.
I created a basic spreadsheet of rough costings which, when averaged based on projected number of usable hours per year, came up with an hourly rate.
I was using rough figures based on engine type, hangarage cost, insurance...
Name is Gary. Middle age guy flying a Kitfox IV 100 HP on Aerocet Anphibs. Been doing that for 15 years now, and the plane is awesome. Kitfoxjunky on YouTube if you are interested in seeing some video.
Having a bit of an engine issue and got some good info from a post on this site so...
This is excerpted from a free mini DVD from Zenithair and shows the extreme capabilities of the Zenair STOL CH 701 / 750. The beauty of this Sky Jeep airplane is its simplicity, durability and low cost. It has a 100 HP Rotax engine which runs on car gas and it can land almost anywhere with the big w
This is just a short clip of Dave Sykes just getting into the hangar at Wallsend Private Airstrip, he is heard discussing part of his trip and some facts about his trike with Jeff one of the Gyro pilots that is based at Wallsair, Dave is a remarkable guy in that he has travelled from the UK to Austr
This vid is just a bit of fun with some of the effects in editing, it was a bit of left over footage from a recent flight so I decided to have a go at the Ken Burns effect, this is my 1st try and I tried in this vid to concentrate on the trike shadow and get it to blend into landing, the camera is f
Morning flight on Sunday 11th December 11, flying over the Cessnock vineyards area onto Kurri and surrounding Maitland area. It has been raining for some time so this was finally a break to get a flight in, and it rained after as well with more to come...
One of those days where you get a flight in even though it's short, due to the winds coming in from wrong direction stronger than anticipated, so you just do a flight for experience, seen the area before, so you come home with a little bit of footage and start to play around in edit to have a bit of
My beautiful wife agreed to finally have a go as a passenger in the Trike, was her very first time and started a little apprehensive, but within a couple minutes was really enjoying the experience. She thought she would last about 1 Circuit and wound up doing a nice little 50min trip around some of
This is parts from my wife's first flight, it was a good day and I have done a few parts into a very short guided tour with some notes about some of the sights around the area, just to give people a little bit of info of what is near to us here in Oz, close to where we have our home base.....