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Comment by Kay C Caldwell on September 21, 2017 at 8:56am

Hey Graham, nice job. Are the tires on your plane 26" or 29" on the mains? Have fun flying!!

Comment by Kay C Caldwell on September 21, 2017 at 8:54am

Comment by Graham Kingaby on January 12, 2017 at 6:24pm
Hey Andre, sorry for the slow reply.

Thanks for the comment about the plane. Kodak the husky belongs to a mate of mine but the dog and plane looked made for each other so I took a photo.

I operate from a reasonably short strip on the side of a hill with a descent slope - the aircraft is absolutely perfect for that and I really enjoy flying her. I'm located on the coast in central New South Wales (just North of Sydney) and most of my flying is low along the coastline -mostly 'Tiger Country' inland [cliffs and forests] but literally hundreds of miles of long sandy beaches in the event that I have a problem - the bush wheels are a little bit of insurance in that event. Running a 912S and get about 70knots at 5'000RPM. No need for a mach meter but it would be hard to watch the wales and dolphins at 500 knots :)

Cheers

Graham
Comment by Andre Levesque on October 24, 2016 at 3:28pm

Woooohie..... that's a beautiful plane....and what to say about that dog.....just great.

Are you satisfied with the STOL performance...and what speed do you get with those big tires??

Enjoy and fly safe.

Andre

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