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by jonimike
Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:25 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: PASASA formation
Replies: 3
Views: 10575

Re: PASASA formation

Aeroclub AGM next week.

Once more an appeal for support from the Whisper crowd.

PM me for contact details and/or proxy to vote in support of PASASA section status.

Regards

Mike
by jonimike
Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:25 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: PASASA formation
Replies: 3
Views: 10575

Re: PASASA formation

Russel, As stated, we see no reason to re-invent the wheel at any stage, and we also view PASASA as the eventual nursery of standardized sport flying for all, and not a nepotistic sideshow. I shall not start a SSSA bashing session here, but we had tried unsuccessfully for years to get some progress,...
by jonimike
Tue Jul 06, 2010 8:29 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: PASASA formation
Replies: 3
Views: 10575

PASASA formation

A call to all Whisper owners: We had formed an organisation, PASASA- Power Assisted Soaring Assoc of SA, to represent Touring Motor Gliders as a separate and autonomous representative body in SA. We have an opportunity to present our application for section status with Aeroclub of SA in the very nea...
by jonimike
Wed Jul 18, 2007 6:10 pm
Forum: My Whisper Project
Topic: Mike's kit no 32
Replies: 17
Views: 30020

First Flight

First flight higher than two metres!!

We did actually leave the ground during taxi trials for short hops, but it doesn't count!

Some work still to be done, intake and outlet still to be made retractable, wheel spats, upholstery, minor tweaks etc.

But it FLIES!!!!!!!
by jonimike
Tue Jun 19, 2007 12:16 pm
Forum: My Whisper Project
Topic: Mike's kit no 32
Replies: 17
Views: 30020

Engine Start

Engine started, and running smoothly.

Aerocarb to be thrown out to be replaced by a fuel injection system.
by jonimike
Tue Jun 19, 2007 12:04 pm
Forum: Whisper Motorglider
Topic: Fuel Injection for VW
Replies: 4
Views: 7184

Thanks again.

Spoke to Arno, and he is certainly very clued up and helpfull.

I shall report progress elsewhere on the forum.
by jonimike
Fri Jun 15, 2007 1:52 pm
Forum: Whisper Motorglider
Topic: Fuel Injection for VW
Replies: 4
Views: 7184

Thanks

Regards
by jonimike
Thu Jun 14, 2007 8:48 am
Forum: Whisper Motorglider
Topic: Fuel Injection for VW
Replies: 4
Views: 7184

Fuel Injection for VW

I am going to change the Aerovee (Aerocarb) to a fuel injected version.

Does anyone have any info on off-the-shelve available systems?
by jonimike
Sat May 12, 2007 7:10 pm
Forum: My Whisper Project
Topic: Number seven takes to the air!
Replies: 7
Views: 6765

Russel,

What are the advantages of the upturned winglets.

I do know that it has a positive effect on lift, but what is the payback in drag?
by jonimike
Sat Apr 28, 2007 5:24 pm
Forum: Market Place
Topic: Whisper for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 7329

Whisper for sale

Almost finished whisper for sale!! ZU-EKZ Kit no 32 Fast build kit almost completed by Jonkersailplanes in Potch, few weeks to completion. Aerovee 80 hp brand new engine. MGL Ultra XL glass cockpit with full sensor package MGL GPS MGL fuel flow monitor ASI, Vario(VSI), Alti analog instruments Hoffma...