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  1. GyrOZprey

    Cavalon - Nephi - N882M

    WOW ...what A CONCEPT!!!! :eek: :unsure::sick:...JUST LIKE a certain GYROPLANE manufacturer ...should NOT BE TOTALLY blamed when the ROTOR MAKER ...makes a rotor to different specs (than allowed by gyro manufacturer) & there is a suspicion that it may have caused an accident!!!! .....just...
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    Cavalon - Nephi - N882M

    I am wary of recommending to prospective customers to go ahead with installing the 915 rotax ...UNTIL they have sorted all the issues that show up when they move to field usage (let OTHERS in GA be the field-test guinea-pigs!) ...it took a good couple of years after general usage started and...
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    Lone Star Rotorcraft Club (PRA Chapter 62) annual Fly-In.

    Very soon ...counting down the weeks ... by Mentone!:LOL: ....( I miss the old Whoohoo smilie!!)
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    Lone Star Rotorcraft Club (PRA Chapter 62) annual Fly-In.

    Reserve me my spot ...I will be headed that way after AA Skyball @DFW ... the first weekend of October ...so may be down there plenty early the weekend prior! ......been a rough year so far ... but expect the 2nd 1/2 will be AMAZING!
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    Chris Lord October 31, 2018

    I understood that it was an automatic "liveatc " taped recording from Sebring ...monitoring that frequency! The link I sent someone ...was unavailable after 30 days! I know some recorded it on their own computers ..to study & analyze! This was the link ..... no longer available😩...
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    Great gyro video ...from Florida!

    Gyro- Joe ....YES! awesome flying in your amazing playground!
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    Aviomania, Playing with the G2sA "Genesis Duo"

    ....& own OWN Aviomania dual ...in Florida! ....now THAT's gyro [email protected] it's finest!
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    Norman Surplus and James Ketchal. Gyros around the world by two Brits.

    Good try Wolvie ...but wrong video!:rolleyes: ...I managed the picture ...at least!
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    Norman Surplus and James Ketchal. Gyros around the world by two Brits.

    My friends (& primary gyro CFI) Desmon & Crissy Butts were up in Alaska on a 24 hour flying visit ...taking care of their house @ Wasilla ...I suggested they connect with James & Norman ...also in the area! They managed to cross paths ...just after the gyro-adventurer's had landed at Merrill...
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    $10 wins complete mandated ADS-B system.

    I'm IN & got my ADS-B tickets ....this option would be nice to offer for those who already have Transponders & I Fly GPS navigation installed! https://www.iflygps.com/STORE/Product/ifly-740-gps-skyguard-ads-b-bundle
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    Jan 2020 FAA deadline to install ADS-B in your aircraft, or not?

    For us IFly fans who already have transponder equipped gyros ...this would be a nice option to offer as an alternative! https://www.iflygps.com/STORE/Product/ifly-740-gps-skyguard-ads-b-bundle My personal machine is equipped with this & I have 2 more for sale that will need the 2020 ADS-B...
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    Norman Surplus and James Ketchal. Gyros around the world by two Brits.

    For Sure ...now this forum is user-friendly again ...I'll have to start thread to share it all!
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    Norman Surplus and James Ketchal. Gyros around the world by two Brits.

    AND ...James & Norm were flying again today ...been watching their tracking along the Iditarod trail from MGrath to Willow AK ..... looks like an amazing scenic flight through Denali NP!
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    Norman Surplus and James Ketchal. Gyros around the world by two Brits.

    GyroGypsy Spot-tracks Jan-Feb 2017 KS-FL, April-May 6 weeks In Australia ... SamPolyak(TAG test pilot's place) to Goolwa (Sth Aust.)to Jamestown ( Jim's farming, trucking friends.. the Downings - where his, then OUR gyro-mania all began!) ...& across NSW & up to my brother's place in Qld...
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    Norman Surplus and James Ketchal. Gyros around the world by two Brits.

    My yellow 912 Titanium Explorer ...that I put 200 hours on before selling to Mark Sodamann. Lots of great 2017 trips - KS to Florida for Sebring LightSport Expo & a fun time visiting friends around FL during Jan/Feb 2017. Also enjoyed 5 days great adventures around Moab in June ... before...
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    Chris Lord October 31, 2018

    It was my understanding that Chris Lord had purchased it to try & sort out the issues "that made it such a pig-to-fly" that all who took it off the ground ...couldn't land soon enough & never wanted to fly it again! My source tells me the builder struggled with getting it put together right & no...
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    Norman Surplus and James Ketchal. Gyros around the world by two Brits.

    So far I have done KS to E Coast in Florida, Arizona to El mirage ..... so just the KS to AZ section & El Mirage to CA coast to complete! S-N Gulf coast to Canadian border would be fun also!
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    Norman Surplus and James Ketchal. Gyros around the world by two Brits.

    ZOOM ...in on those tracker-maps ...... +++++ ....gives you all sorts of details & can change to earth view in settings ...also click on track points ...for speed & elevation & time data on the gyro @ that spot! .....I have been flying with them - vicariously! ...then enjoy pics & videos when...
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    Chris Lord October 31, 2018

    As newbie pilots we start out with 2 buckets ...a lot of luck in one & a little experience in the other .....our goal is to fill the experience one ...before the luck one runs dry! Good training ,a low fear threshold, respect for the rules & habitual good ADM discipline allow many to...
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    Chris Lord October 31, 2018

    Thanks so much John for the update about the FB fundraiser for Crissa ...I was wondering how that got resolved! GoFundMe & PayPal other's are getting pretty cheeky with their "cut" & I did not realize the FB fund raiser had hidden fees as well! We are a small community & 25K is a help ...sure...
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