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    Confusion

    Unity Unity I read the forum before I went to Mentone, I fully expected to see a brawl. What I saw was a great group of people that would fight for the chance to help anyone. That was the only fighting I saw. Damn, you people made me and my two guys feel like part of the family. I loved it and...
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    Search & Rescue

    cheap flir cheap flir Mylo, I will get the brand name they are about $3800 and work great, just need a good device to veiw. They are designed to be mounted on a police spot light and should be simple to mount on a helmet so it sees what you look at. Screen needs to be mounted so it can be seen...
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    Search & Rescue

    Also we are looking for a good IR system if you have one. I converted a IF camera used on patrol cars and it does fair but I need a better viewing screen. grover
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    Search & Rescue

    search and rescue search and rescue My sheriff's office is using a Twinstarr for law enforcement, works great. grover
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    PRA Organization $$$

    PRA leadership PRA leadership I have been twice to Mentone and hope to make my first trip to Benson Days this year. I want to say I have never met a nicer group of people working as VOLUNTEERS to help a newcomer such as myself and my two deputies that came with me. Food was great, fly-in was...
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    PRA Organization $$$

    Questions for PRA Questions for PRA John, if you did not mean to be demanding but just were asking where to get info, why don't you say "sorry if I came across as rude but please help me get that info". Grover
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    3 RAF flight instructors have died over the years

    Gyro safety Gyro safety I have about 500 hrs in fixed wing and only about 100 in gyros but I am convinced that gyros with some exceptions are safer. I have experienced three engine failures while learning to fly gyros. All were powered by automotive engines and the problems were easily fixed...
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    M912 Demonstration videos

    Jim Vanek Jim Vanek I had a chance to spend the day with Jim last month. He stopped everything and gave me a tour of his shop. He was super nice and extremely informative. It is easy to see why his products are so respected. He gave me a ride in the Sportcopter 2, one hell of a machine. Then...
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    The Talk and Old Edna.

    History History Thank you Vance for opening my eyes to how much I am missing by not exploring the history of the gyro. I would love to hear your presentation. Grover
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    New Gyroplane CFI

    Cfi Cfi Couldn't happened to nicer guy!
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    Brent thanks, I will look at Lynx. I still need to find a way to lock down the cyclic when...

    Brent thanks, I will look at Lynx. I still need to find a way to lock down the cyclic when parked, any ideas? My stepdaughter was getting married the same week of Bensen Days so I will have to wait until Mentone to look at others gyros and steal some designs. Thanks, Grover.
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    Alternator wiring

    I plan on buying the conversion kit from Plane Power. The present alternator, the Kabota, only has two wires going to it. Thanks
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    Alternator wiring

    Has anyone replaced a Kabota alternator with a standard alternator and if so can you help me with the wiring. I have a Twinstar if that matters. Thanks
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    Tim, I just acquired a Twinstar from Gary Goldsberry and I am interested in the aux fuel tank...

    Tim, I just acquired a Twinstar from Gary Goldsberry and I am interested in the aux fuel tank you have. Can you share a little info. I will be flying law enforcement missions and I need more than 1 1/2 hours. Thanks, Grover
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    Thanks Brent, I am sure I will have a thousand questions once I get it home and start putting...

    Thanks Brent, I am sure I will have a thousand questions once I get it home and start putting time on it. I will have to add a reserve fuel tank(s) so I can stay up a least 2 hours. Any suggestions?
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