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Re: Welcome to the Microlight Forum

Postby KFA » Tue Mar 08, 2011 10:17 pm

Welcome to SA and the forum. I am sure alanmack will appreciate some of your stories for our MISASA magezine called Microflight Africa.
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Re: Welcome to the Microlight Forum

Postby abezzi » Wed Mar 09, 2011 12:34 pm

KFA wrote:Welcome to SA and the forum. I am sure alanmack will appreciate some of your stories for our MISASA magezine called Microflight Africa.
Hi, I would love to write something for the magazine, but where can I find a copy or how can I pay for the subscription? And I read somewhere that a lovely DVD is also available this month... :P
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Re: Welcome to the Microlight Forum

Postby abezzi » Wed Mar 09, 2011 12:42 pm

One more info...last summer I worked as display pilot for the Nando Groppo srl, one of the most famous italian microlight builder, for his last project the tailwheel TRIAL, and we hope to be able to bring one in SA soon!
If you like to have a look...
http://www.groppo.it/eng_fleet_trial.html
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Re: Welcome to the Microlight Forum

Postby Blue Max » Wed Mar 09, 2011 4:07 pm

abezzi,
welcome.
I am sure on behalf of many microlighters.
And also the rest of S.A
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Re: Welcome to the Microlight Forum

Postby KFA » Wed Mar 09, 2011 9:21 pm

Hi abezzi,
you have to be a member of MISASA to receive the mag. Check out www.misasa.co.za
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Re: Welcome to the Microlight Forum

Postby CVStrong » Fri Jan 06, 2012 1:16 pm

Hi everyone,

My name is Craig, and I am a Flyingaholic...

I have a PPL(H) - Hence my current avatar, however I am moving into the more sociable and affordable side of aviation...

I am meeting up with Flo Momberg on Saturday to have a look see at his setup, and talk to him about the ins and outs of starting in the Microlight world...

I chose Flo for 2 reasons, one because I have seen him referred to here on the forum many times as an excellent instructor, and he is based less than 5 mins from my house...

Looking forward to many interesting discussions and learning a whole bunch here...

Cheers

Craig
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Re: Welcome to the Microlight Forum

Postby Tumbleweed » Fri Jan 06, 2012 3:13 pm

Welcome Craig. Good choice.
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Re: Welcome to the Microlight Forum

Postby John Boucher » Fri Jan 06, 2012 3:19 pm

Welcome to "our world" :-)

Pierre Jacobs (on this forum & TOP TV fame) has just completed his training with Flo and of course, give the man a call for peace of mind!
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Re: Welcome to the Microlight Forum

Postby CVStrong » Fri Jan 06, 2012 4:35 pm

Thanks John and Tumbleweed,

It took quite a bit of pondering to (go over to the dark side) as many uninformed GA pilots I know have always been negative towards Microlights, even though most actually started in reality on LSA... I came to the conclusion that I will never own a helicopter, and that even at H&F rates I can do around 4 hours of flying in a Microlight for each hour in a R22... That and the fact that Microlights are more versatile... A very good friend down in Somerset east will be re-starting his flying in a Bantam in the next couple of months, after a good few thousand hours in GA in the past... He is as excited as you can get about it...

I am really excited about this new era of my flying... Doing it for fun...

So here's looking forward to new beginnings, anyone on the forum who flies from Aero57, and is doing so this Saturday, Look forward to meeting you there...

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Re: Welcome to the Microlight Forum

Postby Dish » Fri Jan 06, 2012 6:34 pm

Welcome Chap. Flo is a good mate of mine so in my humble opinion a good choice..... Bantams rule !!
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Re: Welcome to the Microlight Forum

Postby Bundy » Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:02 am

A big welcome to all our new friends (^^)
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Postby theJok3r » Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:03 am

Hi everyone,

My name is Chris, and I am hooked...onto Gyro Flying.

For years now dreaming of flying a helicopter of sorts, but always just outside my budget - yes just just :lol:

I have had a few flights in a MAGNI 16 and intro flight - now to channel the funds.... (-)

Looking forward to learning a lot and read interesting stories right here....

Later

Chris

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Re: Welcome to the Microlight Forum

Postby nicow » Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:22 am

Welcome to the forum.
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Re: Welcome to the Microlight Forum

Postby Bundy » Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:56 am

Welcome Jok3r. (^^)

I know bugger all about a gyro other than the fact that they like to sleep late in the morning :lol: .... but am sure you will gain a lot of knowledge on the forum. 8)

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Re: Welcome to the Microlight Forum

Postby theJok3r » Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:13 am

Bundy wrote:Welcome Jok3r. (^^)

I know bugger all about a gyro other than the fact that they like to sleep late in the morning :lol: .... but am sure you will gain a lot of knowledge on the forum. 8)

Regards,
Actualy an early riser myself. So will see how it transpires. :mrgreen:

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