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Rigging Cables with Roll Swaged End Terminals - Inspection / Replacement

All Microlights of the following types where P & M Aviation Ltd are the Type Approval Holder:

  • BM4 Gemini Flash
  • BMIO Pegasus Flash
  • BIVI14 Gemini Flash 2
  • BIVI16 Scorcher
  • BM17 Pegasus Flash 2
  • BM23 Gemini Flash 2 Alpha
  • BM43 Mainair Mercury
  • BM47 Mainair Blade
  • BM51 Mainair Blade 912
  • BM54 Mainair Rapier
  • BM60 Mainair Blade 912S
  • BM70 Quik GT450
  • BM77 QuikR
  • BM80 Quik GTR
  • BM81 PulsR

A P&M Quik GT450 in a flying school had a partial failure of a lower side rigging cable (Part No. YQD-045) when recovering from a spiral manoeuvre, within the limits of the

flight envelope. These cables are arranged in pairs, to give a backup load path. The second cable carried the load and the aircraft landed safely.

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Paul Green's final President Update

Paul Green's final President Update

In Paul Green’s final President Update, he talks about:
  • Part 149 and the work effort of our staff
  • the privilege of serving as President since 2017
  • the reform of our sport and governance during his time, and
  • he also wishes our members safe flying over the holidays.
Start your year on a high with three events in January 2024

Start your year on a high with three events in January 2024

Start your year on a high with Forbes Flatlands HG Championships, Corryong Cup HG Competition and Manilla XC Camp taking flight in January.
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Spotlight on flying sites - Mt Borah, Manilla, NSW

Mt Borah, Manilla in New South Wales is well-known in the sports aviation world for cross-country (XC) flying.

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Paragliding 

Paragliding
 

A Paraglider pilot sits in a harness below a fabric wing that holds its shape through suspension lines and air pressure.
Hang Gliding 

Hang Gliding
 

A Hang Glider pilot is suspended in a harness below a rigid wing which is usually an aluminium frame covered in a synthetic sail cloth.
Powered Paragliding 

Powered Paragliding
 

Powered Paraglider or Paramotor pilots wear a motor on their back which provides enough thrust to take off with a Paragliding wing, specifically designed for motored operations.
Microlight & PoweredHang Gliding

Microlight & Powered
Hang Gliding

Microlight trike pilots sit in a propeller-driven trike, suspended below a wing similar to a Hang Glider.
Powered Hang Gliders have a small engine contained within the harness allowing launch from flat ground.