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by G-NIPR
Wed Aug 10, 2022 10:47 pm
Forum: FOR SALE
Topic: Nipper Project For Sale.
Replies: 1
Views: 312

Nipper Project For Sale.

Hello All, I have been approached by a gentleman who is involved with handling the estate of a late friend, who was part way through restoring Nipper G-AXZM. He is seeking a good home for the entire project, and a fair price for the lot. He doesn’t wish to sell parts or break the project up. The air...
by G-NIPR
Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: Wing Tanks
Replies: 11
Views: 6738

Re: Wing Tanks

Hello,
I am not quite sure what was done, but I have asked Paul Grellier who did the job, to comment.
He should be along soon, I hope.
Paul.
G-NIPR.
by G-NIPR
Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: Wing Tanks
Replies: 11
Views: 6738

Re: Wing Tanks

Hi Paul,
I have fitted a pair of forward facing vents which probably create positive pressure within the tank. They both work very well.

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Keep well,

Paul
G-NIPR.
by G-NIPR
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: THE AIRCRAFT
Topic: Mini plane....
Replies: 1
Views: 3134

Re: Mini plane....

Great old film Kate!
New to me.
Thanks for the share.

Paul.
G-NIPR.
by G-NIPR
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: Wing Tanks
Replies: 11
Views: 6738

Re: Wing Tanks

Hello both, A bit late to the party, but I am here now! My experiences with tip tanks have been almost the same. This is how I sorted it... Firstly the floats don’t work as expected. I tried and tried and couldn’t achieve reliability with them. Often they would ‘hang up’ and not drop as the fuel lev...
by G-NIPR
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: WANTED
Topic: Nipper Wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 6867

Re: Nipper Wanted

Please see AFORS website.
There is one for sale on there right now.
Good luck!

Paul.
G-NIPR.
by G-NIPR
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: THE PILOTS
Topic: The Bee and Me
Replies: 2
Views: 3900

Re: The Bee and Me

Hi Kate, Great to see you taking part in the forum. I’d like it to get a bit more active! Lovely to see you are still flying her, and well done on the forced landings. No more though, eh? I still cherish the memory of flying the Bee from Barton all those years ago. Thanks again. I would be keen for ...
by G-NIPR
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: WHERE IS THE CANOPY MOLD?
Replies: 2
Views: 3889

WHERE IS THE CANOPY MOLD?

I have been contacted by Paul Grellier of Airweld, who is seeking his canopy mold.
Loaned to someone and not been returned so far.
He has an immediate need for it and would like it back ASAP please.
Does anyone know the current whereabouts of this?
Thanks.
Paul.
G-NIPR.
by G-NIPR
Sat May 11, 2019 5:38 am
Forum: FLY-INS
Topic: LAA Sywell 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 11515

Re: LAA Sywell 2014

Hi Jonas, Welcome to the group. The rally is always excellent. Be sure to stay on the Saturday evening for the social activities. Great fun. Worth booking accommodation early though, it gets busy. If you fly in, you can camp onsite. The best way to do it, i think.. Unfortunately I am unable to atten...
by G-NIPR
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: PHOTOGRAPHS
Topic: NIPR over the Highlands. Spring 2018.
Replies: 2
Views: 4975

Re: NIPR over the Highlands. Spring 2018.

Thank you! Yes I did. I am very lucky that this area is just 25 Miles to the west of my base, and it doesn’t take long to get there. The snow has gone now, but they still look stunning. I’ll try and get some more pictures the next time I fly. The Scottish Highlands have got to be one of the best pla...
by G-NIPR
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Forum changes.
Replies: 2
Views: 6456

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Forum changes.

Hello All. The website update is now completed and all we need now is your activity! Please make the forum a lively, go to place where we can share stories and advice etc. That was why I set it up. Please send through your lovely pictures and also give the BLOG a try. The site is what we make it. It...
by G-NIPR
Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: The Group Blog
Replies: 0
Views: 7902

The Group Blog

Hello All, It would be great if we could receive contributions for the site BLOG with the flying season now underway. It is easy to do, just send a message via the CONTACT page, or by email as shown on the BLOG page, and I will do the rest. Just tell us about a recent flight, even if it was just a l...
by G-NIPR
Mon May 14, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: PHOTOGRAPHS
Topic: NIPR over the Highlands. Spring 2018.
Replies: 2
Views: 4975

NIPR over the Highlands. Spring 2018.

More fun and games over the beautiful Scottish Highlands, caught on the wing tip go-pro. With the clear conditions like this it is almost impossible not to get a good photo! 826F2161-7779-4CAB-9A01-13EBA0FA10CF.jpeg 85806CAD-1E30-441D-A50E-E8572145E9D4.jpeg 229E0F66-2218-4BFF-9E4F-72930590300A.jpeg ...
by G-NIPR
Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: Nose leg to Bungee mod
Replies: 11
Views: 9513

Re: Nose leg to Bungee mod

Hello guys, Sorry I missed the previous question about this. Please contact Paul Grellier at AirWeld, near Winchester. He has all the info you need, and probably also the drawings. He will also advise the part number as supplied by LAS. He is a nice guy and always happy to help. Good luck. Paul. G-N...
by G-NIPR
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: THE PILOTS
Topic: G-AVKI
Replies: 7
Views: 13279

Re: G-AVKI

I have just seen that AVKI came a cropper in December, another victim of the runaway after start up scenario. I had a long chat with Peter about this potential at Sywell in September. He had developed a tether system. I have emailed my best regards to him, and invited him to fill us in with the deta...

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