SKYRIDERS Marathon (3000nm) fly-away 8 - 20 May 2018

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Re: SKYRIDERS Marathon (3000nm) fly-away 8 - 20 May 2018

Postby ICEMAN » Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:42 pm

Assuming you flew at a steady 60 mph that's 50 hours flying time😁.... 2 x25hr rotax services required for the trip😎
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Re: SKYRIDERS Marathon (3000nm) fly-away 8 - 20 May 2018

Postby Madman » Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:20 pm

ICEMAN wrote:
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Assuming you flew at a steady 60 mph that's 50 hours flying time😁.... 2 x25hr rotax services required for the trip😎
Hell Yeah :!: :!: :!: ## That is why Mervfasa said your aerie should have have been serviced before we leave and be good for the next 100 hours...I plan on taking along a spare set of plugs and a fuel filter...I always have tools in the pannier to do a service and small repairs, including the plug spanner and feeler gauge ##

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Re: SKYRIDERS Marathon (3000nm) fly-away 8 - 20 May 2018

Postby J-P » Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:42 am

Hi guys.

When will you be in East London?

I would like to join up for the trip up the coast for a while. it sounds epic

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Re: SKYRIDERS Marathon (3000nm) fly-away 8 - 20 May 2018

Postby Madman » Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:39 am

Seems like we will flyby East London around the 18-05-2018, plan will be to land at Watts Landing :)
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Re: SKYRIDERS Marathon (3000nm) fly-away 8 - 20 May 2018

Postby Lone Ranger » Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:46 pm

Hi, if anyone is serious about this let's start to look deeper, first of all the dates 8 to 20 surly not ? 8 May is a Tuesday ?
Saturday 5th May 2018 is a Saturday 20th May Sunday this would give you theoretically 16 Days of flying requiring 2 weeks leave . The 2 of us did this trip a few years ago GT450 AND TANARG 8 days minimum 8.2 hrs flying per day. Earlier Joe and the guys did it with 503s some 2 up in 21 days . The main reason it was possible, and fun, was, that we had NO ground crew . Much more flexibility . Opinion?
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Re: SKYRIDERS Marathon (3000nm) fly-away 8 - 20 May 2018

Postby Madman » Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:29 am

Lone Ranger wrote:
Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:46 pm
Hi, if anyone is serious about this let's start to look deeper, first of all the dates 8 to 20 surly not ? 8 May is a Tuesday ?
Saturday 5th May 2018 is a Saturday 20th May Sunday this would give you theoretically 16 Days of flying requiring 2 weeks leave . The 2 of us did this trip a few years ago GT450 AND TANARG 8 days minimum 8.2 hrs flying per day. Earlier Joe and the guys did it with 503s some 2 up in 21 days . The main reason it was possible, and fun, was, that we had NO ground crew . Much more flexibility . Opinion?

Morning Lone Ranger ##

Do you perhaps have any pics from your trip :?:

When you say you had no ground crew, was it for the GT and the Tanarg or the 503's :?:

I guess the weekend and the Monday (7th May) is for final prep vhpy

I am seriously excited for this trip ## It can only be EPIC ^*^^

If you have done many cross country's and looking for something for your own bucket list, this is it...If you are a newbie and want to join, Merv is an awesome instructor and I have seen him in action...he is seeeriaaassssly AWESOME (!!)

I love flying and camping, so this is gonna be a great joll, the wx and the everything else we can't control, we will just deal with when we fly over that bridge :wink:

Looking forward to any info or pics or anything from anybody who has already done this trip ##

Have a lekka one...Happy Friday :-(-(

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