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Jul 17, 2022
In HELP WITH REPAIRS
I Hope you don’t feel I’m abusing my privilege of looking after the BRA website but I have a real problem. My 914 has a cracked head, pretty confident with the diagnosis but cannot tell which head it is. I would like to find either a 914 or a 912Ul that is either broken or for sale. The 80hp 912 with the black tops share the same Rotax heads as the 914. Any help would be greatly appreciated Regards Steve 07841 870568
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Jun 07, 2022
In HELP WITH REPAIRS
I was recently lucky enough to witness an extraordinary fault on a beautifully maintained MTO Sport. The aircraft lined up to depart the field and started to prerotate, as so many of us are aware this is often the point at which we realise we are not going home yet. On investigation by a qualified engineer and through a process of elimination, it was discovered that that airline that feeds the belt tension cylinder appeared to be blocked. On further examination the engineer established that where the tube was cable tied around under the gearbox that the two (corners) that it went around had clearly got flattened. It would seem as though the tube when it gets hot was softening and then when cooling was remembering its flat state rather than returning to its round state, thus reducing the airflow to the cylinder and preventing the pulley from becoming tensioned enough. Simple fix too but incredibly difficult to track the fault. There is one to rule out when having prerotator issues. Having seen this I thought I would check mine, it would seem that after 1000 hours mine was actual fine, when undoing all the cable ties though and freeing up both the tubing and the wires, I found that my sensor cable was quite badly chafed and needed protecting before clipping back.
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Jun 07, 2022
In HELP WITH REPAIRS
Of late a few of us have gone through changes on our aircraft that have affected our aircrafts Weight and Balance and required a change of permit. Most recently we have had an MTO Sport that was upgraded from a 912 to a 914 and we have a Calidus that has also had an upgrade from a 912 to a 914. To cut a long story short, the MTO Sport paperwork was submitted by an LAA engineer and the weight and balance was carried out by professionals. https://www.loadmasters.co.uk/physical-weighing-services/ The Calidus was upgraded by a very well respected engineer in our community who took another route and had problems getting the weight and balance sorted. This has held up the permit update and of course meant that the pilot or pilots have been unable to use their aircraft for quite a long period. I am posting this as it should not have happened and with the loadmasters link above being a tried and tested way forward, hopefully this will prevent delays like this in the future. AIRCRAFT WEIGHING & ANALYSIS / WEIGHING YOUR AIRCRAFT LOADMASTERS is the leading supplier of specialist weighing services across the UK and Europe enabling aircraft operators to comply with the airworthiness requirements. Having proven dependability with a 24 hr 7 days a week operation our highly trained weights engineers will assist with guidance for a safe, smooth an efficient weighing operation. LOADMASTERS are able to support the weighing of any aircraft type whether fixed wing aircraft or helicopter our national approval is recognised across the world and will satisfy the quality requirements of your maintenance approval or your subcontractors and airworthiness authority. COMPONENT WEIGHING LOADMASTERS is able to carry out the weighing of any item that requires a certified weight and or centre of gravity, the weighing is to a tolerance of +/- 0.1% and traceable to national standards. Our technical staff will be able to identify a weighing solution and appropriate certification to meet your requirements and carried out on site with our engineers.
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Feb 02, 2022
In FOR SALE
Registered June 2019, always hangered. 500 hours, full service records. Full 500hr Rotor overhaul December 2021. Fitted with Dynon SkyView HD, Garmin G5, hard-wired PilotAware, tarmac tyres, Magni 'VIP' Pack, rotor hub bar (not pictured), strobes, 4 USB power outlets, glovebox, and indoor cover. Fabulous machine and only looking to sell in order to trade up to a 915 - therefore any transfer of ownership/use will need to be coordinated with the delivery of a new one.
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Jul 31, 2020
In MANUFACTURERES
Do you have something you would like to share with us. About your aircraft or about getting a Magni
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Jul 31, 2020
In MANUFACTURERES
If you have something to say to help improve your Rs aircraft please let us know
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Jul 31, 2020
In FOR SALE
If you are trying to sell your gyro, we always have members looking for an aircraft. Please let us know if you do
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Aug 24, 2019
In HELP WITH REPAIRS
Fuel tank for a Campbell Cricket Can anyone help please. Dave Organs has finally worn out and to keep his cricket flying he needs a replacement tank. If anyone knows where we might find one, please let me know Thank you
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May 28, 2019
In GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
I think it would be great if we shared a bit about the aircraft we fly, our experiences with it, good or bad and the way it has been maintained.
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May 17, 2019
In GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Having had a little more than a bad experience with the Ivoprop, I was wondering if we could gather some thoughts and comments about this prop and it’s future.
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May 15, 2019
In HELP WITH REPAIRS
We have a member trying to find a Raf2000 stabiliser. Can anyone point John in the right direction please
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May 03, 2019
In GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
looking a bit blowy in 2019 but hey rotors rule
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