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by Dave
Wed Mar 17, 2010 10:35 pm
Forum: My Whisper Project
Topic: NEW ZEALAND WHISPERS
Replies: 10
Views: 18317

Re: NEW ZEALAND WHISPERS

Hi Nick

Tell you what - you come here & we'll organise a fly-in for you !
Enjoy the build

Cheers
Dave
by Dave
Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:57 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: ZU-EID - MAIN WHEEL FAILURE
Replies: 8
Views: 13894

Re: ZU-EID - MAIN WHEEL FAILURE

Hi Johan Good for you on the wheels... The finger strainer is really simple to fit. I drained & removed the tank & then cut off the aluminium fuel pipe outlet, which came out the really thick plate at the bottom of the tank. I then drilled the bigger hole for the strainer, which uses a standard BSP ...
by Dave
Tue Mar 09, 2010 4:38 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Fly-In 2010 24-27 April
Replies: 52
Views: 51826

Re: Fly-In 2010 24-27 April

Hi Ollie & All... Yes, we're in & confirmed with the airfield manager :D Some specifics... Fly up 24 April Fly home 27 April Gariep Dam airfield Has 2 tar runways over 1000mt each :D R50.00 per day airfield fees :D FREE overnight hangarage for as many as we can fit in (hangars are BIG - used for 25m...
by Dave
Wed Feb 24, 2010 3:22 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Fly-In 2010 24-27 April
Replies: 52
Views: 51826

Re: Fly-In 2010 24-27 April

Let's see... There's you & me, them, us, him - oh yes, whatshis name & Fred - Fred always comes along Good old Fred; & that makes plenty more than enough :lol: There's 22 flying Whispers & - ALL WILL ATTEND, ja ! Otherwise, we know where you live & big, bad, Pete will pay you a visit :evil: So, that...
by Dave
Tue Feb 23, 2010 4:40 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Fly-In 2010 24-27 April
Replies: 52
Views: 51826

Re: Fly-In 2010 24-27 April

Hi All Battlefields already has a FANTASTIC fly-in, in winter (June) If y'all are interested, I'll put together a Whisper contingent Now, our Fly-In..... I was at Gariep a few weeks ago with Albert, who has joined the 6 pot Jabi powered Whisper crowd (eish - that thing's on steroids !) Anyway, Garie...
by Dave
Mon Feb 15, 2010 10:43 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: ZU-EID - MAIN WHEEL FAILURE
Replies: 8
Views: 13894

Re: ZU-EID - MAIN WHEEL FAILURE

Hello Johan Man, I'm sorry to hear of your mishap. I've been there, done that, & got the T-shirt and yes, I DO know what it's like on landing - not fun ! Johan, there's 2 things I ALWAYS tell Whisper builders, because I've been there myself. 1 Fit a finger strainer in the tank - engine failure at tr...
by Dave
Thu Feb 11, 2010 4:58 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Fly-In 2010 24-27 April
Replies: 52
Views: 51826

Re: Fly-In 2010 24-27 April

Peter B said - and I quote..... "talk about gliding"

I see some looong, slender, sexy, wings for you in the not-too-distant future :D

After Gariep you'll be hooked
by Dave
Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:30 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Fly-In 2010 24-27 April
Replies: 52
Views: 51826

Re: Fly-In 2010 24-27 April

I'm having a boob job, especially for the fly-in Photo-0030.jpg We're busy trying to secure the airfield for the weekend I should know the costs in a few days & it looks like there may be hangarage as well I am keen on using Gariep as a base only & doing day flips to see the surrounding countryside ...
by Dave
Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:02 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Fly-In 2010 24-27 April
Replies: 52
Views: 51826

Re: Fly-In 2010 24-27 April

Now, now chaps, I think ALL Whispers are beautiful and desirable.....

especially those with wheel spats :evil: :lol:
by Dave
Mon Jan 25, 2010 10:38 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Fly-In 2010 24-27 April
Replies: 52
Views: 51826

Re: Fly-In 2010 24-27 April

Hi Ollie & All... Gariep was going to happen last Dec to do some soaring, but everyone has family commitments then I like Gariep; It's central, has good weather & Blue Doors (Tjaiele-Tyd) is very reasonably priced to stay Paradise has the coast Let's take a vote - Johan, Peter B, & everyone - what s...