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  1. as of 10/31/19.  the number of   Active, Validated SCFLIER SportCruiser Forum Members with Log-In Privileges  is now   446  SCFLIER Forum Members !
  2. Update ! as of 5/31/19.  the number of  Active, Validated SCFLIER SportCruiser Forum Members with Log-In Privileges is now  410  SCFLIER Forum Members !
  3. SCFLIER Forum Members Please make a note in your contacts list of this email address: Scflieradm@yahoo.com if you ever need to contact me directly. This same email address Scflieradm@yahoo.com is listed on the “top banner picture” of every SCFLIER Forum page, in white text. “Admin email: Scflieradm@yahoo.com” at the lower left corner below the downtown Dallas buildings in the Yellow “SCFLIER BANNER” SportCruiser picture. This email Scflieradm@yahoo.com is the ONLY Quick, effective, reliable way to contact me directly if you have a comment, complaint, question, or concern about the SCFLIER SportCruiser forum. Some folks occasionally lose/forget their passwords to the SCFLIER forum. If you have the email address Scflieradm@yahoo.com already stored in your “contacts list”, then someday down the road, you can easily email me directly for a manual Admin password reset. The website’s automated USER password reset system (without Admin help) does NOT work reliably. I have entered support tickets with our website supplier to fix this known issue, but there is a LONG backlog of problems to fix from many many forum websites like ours. Also, the “automated” Member to Member messaging system on SCFLIER is NOT reliable. While I am able, as the Admin, to “see” most internal messages, some that are sent to me by a member using the forum’s messaging system never make it to me. The only reliable way to contact me directly is via this email: Scflieradm@yahoo.com regards Dave SCFLIER Admin
  4. From Dave, Admin for SCFLIER If an SCFLIER Member has a question or concern, email me directly at scflieradm@yahoo.com from your email service. do NOT use the SCFLIER Forum automated message system. the “automated” messenging system built into the forum does not work reliably. I have tried to get our website maintainer to fix this problem, but no response Regards Dave SCFLIER Admin
  5. Update ! as of 1/29/2019  the number of Active, Validated SCFLIER SportCruiser Members with Log-In Privileges is now  387 SCFLIER Forum Members !
  6. Update ! as of 12/27/2018,   the number of Active, Validated SCFLIER SportCruiser Members with Log-In Privileges is now  379 SCFLIER Forum Members !
  7. This is a new topic area for SCFLIER Members to propose “the best place in the world to own and fly a SportCruiser is....” Because..... have fun D note - new members in the last few months have been based in Florida, USA Spain Portugal Texas, USA the United Kingdom South Australia Pennsylvania, USA Wisconsin, USA many more locations worldwide ... who has the BEST place to own and fly a SportCruiser ? and Why ? ”there is no place like home....”
  8. From Tim, a new SCFLIER Forum member, located in England just north of London. “My home base, North Weald Airfield, NWA (ICAO Ref:- EGSX) - is about 20 miles north of London, and is one of the oldest airfields in the UK. It opened in 1916 as an RFC (Royal Flying Corps) fighter station during the first World War, only 13 years after the Wright Brothers made the World's first powered flight, to help combat the German Zeppelin raids on London. The RFC become the RAF in 1918 towards the end of World War I by merging the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service. During World War Two, NWA was a front line RAF fighter station, and many US pilots joined the RAF to gain "dog fight" experience long before the USA entered the war. A lot of information is on-line but a useful link here:- http://www.northwealdairfield.org/History/history.html North Weald's finest hour came in the summer of 1940, when it served as a frontline airfield in the Battle of Britain. During the Second World War, North Weald played host to Squadrons made up of many foreign nationals, including Americans, Czechs, Poles and also Norwegians, to which the airfield and village maintain special links to this day. Hurricanes, Spitfires and Blenheims were the most common types to be seen at North Weald. Some may be able to identify the airfield from WWII movies… the NWA Control Tower has “Listed” status, which means it’s of historic or architectural significance and effectively has a building preservation order on it. NWA has been featured as a backdrop in various WWII films · Battle of Britain (1968) · Memphis Belle (1990) · Band of Brothers (2001)” Four fun Videos from Tim https://vimeo.com/97911676 https://vimeo.com/23116613 https://vimeo.com/18330816 https://vimeo.com/23234078 And a picture from the UK Civil Aviation Authority CAA website showing Tim’s aircraft near landing https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/applicationmodules/ginfo/ginfo_photo.aspx?regmark=G-CGIL&imgname=G-CGIL002&imgtype=JPG See below for more pictures at North Weald Airfield, including a flyby of famous WWII British and USA Fighter Aircraft “Two Eagle Squadrons of American RAF volunteers – 71 and 121 – were based at North Weald during 1941, so it was fitting that a special formation of four aircraft representing these squadrons included the Airfield in a commemorative flypast over their former bases around the east of England… The formation, which started out at Duxford and had the callsign ‘Eagle Squadron’, was led by a Hawker Hurricane in 601 (County of London) Squadron markings, representing the aircraft flown by the American volunteer Billy Fiske during the Battle of Britain. The second aircraft was a Spitfire painted in Bill Dunn’s colours. He was the first US pilot to become an ace while he was based at North Weald with 71 (Eagle) Squadron in August 1941. They were accompanied by a P-47G Thunderbolt ‘Snafu’ and P-51C Mustang ‘Princess Elizabeth,’ representing the later units of the US Eighth Air Force, which flew from airfields in Essex and East Anglia escorting the B-17 and B-24 bombers as their ‘Little Friends’.” Edited April 20, 2017
  9. From new SCFLIER Forum Member GrahamGRG “ Hi from the UK Thought you'd like to see this unusual angle of the SportCruiser taken by a spotter at Birmingham Airport as I flew overhead at 1,000ft. Lots of other great aircraft images on Flickr - https://www.flickr.com/photos/85308148@N05/  Graham “ 
  10. From new SCFLIER Member Hwick2000, March 2018 “ Thank you for allowing me to become a member of the forum... l would like to introduce myself. The name is Harold Wickham, first off No I do not have a Sport Cruiser... I wanted one for years... I fly a very similar aircraft, built in the Czech Republic by Milan Briselta... it is a 2016 Bristell S-LSA (see photos) it has the full Garmin suite G3x touch. It is an incredible plane and a true joy to fly. I live in Dayton Nevada at Dayton Valley Airpark A-34 just a 10 minute flight to beautiful South Lake Tahoe airport. I have a really big hanger with a Pilots apartment, lounge and courtesy vehicle. If your ever in the area feel free to stop in and stay over if you like. We are a pretty friendly Airpark. There are many airports very close by and fantastic place to fly here. Although keep in mind this is the Sierras and the weather can change rapidly and the altitude comes up quickly. Again thank you for allowing me in the forum without a Sport Cruiser... “
  11. From new SCFLIER Forum Member TTABS, May 2, 2018 “ Hello everybody! Newbie here! I go by the name ttabs on these things and I look forward to sharing my passion of flying with you! I'm really thrilled to be a new owner of a SportCruiser and to be flying it around the pacific NW. I'm an LSA pilot currently based near Spokane WA and have been spending my last 8 years flying Trikes all over the place out here. Now - if you just said "What's a Trike?!?" .... I have over a hundred vids posted on youtube. If you're interested in having a peek - just click on this link ' TTABBS' You'll get an idea of my playground out here and the type of flying I enjoy. So I felt it's time to get into fixed wings to accent my trike flying and what better way to learn than in a SC. Eventually my flying's going to take me out into the backcountry of Idaho so stay tuned as I'm sure I'll be posting vids of my SC experience in the area I call home. There are similarities between my trike and the SC - for instance both run a 100 hp Rotax and I've been very involved with maintenance of this engine type. Perhaps I can bring a little something to the table here on my experience with this engine and things I've done with them. As for flying 3-axis, there are some totally reversed things I need to 'un-screw' in my head. For instance foot steering a Trike is 180 degrees out of sync with rudder control. And in a trike, we push the bar forward to go up and swing it left .... to go right! This is going to be a challenge! And speaking of aircraft problems - right out of the gate I already have issues with my SC from it's flight from Houston trip, so I'll use this thread to post problems, fixes, thoughts, suggestions, or pose questions for you to comment. Also who knows - you may see a video or two on here. I bought this beauty a month ago where it was located in Houston TX. “
  12. Update ! as of 11/29/2018,   the number of Active, Validated SCFLIER SportCruiser Members with Log-In Privileges is now  369  SCFLIER Forum Members !
  13. This is a posting location for any of our SportCruiser SCFLIER Forum members who plan to attend OSHKOSH 2018 to add their Oshkosh 2018 “What’s New” information related to the Czech Sport Aircraft SportCruiser/PiperSport/PS-28 S-LSA aircraft. please use this location for Oshkosh 2018 NEWS from the EAA AirVenture show that may be applicable to Pilots/Owners of the SportCruiser line of Light Sport Aircraft ! Pictures of the Czech Sport Aircraft Oshkosh 2018 booth, new technology seen at OSHKOSH that may be applicable to the SportCruiser, Czech Sport Aircraft (CSA) Oshkosh 2018 Announcements, .... thank you Dave SCFLIER Admin
  14. To potential new SCFLIER SportCruiser forum members : please read the instructions above on how to join the SCFLIER Forum. This “FORUM INFORMATION & NEWS” section of the forum is accessible to ANYONE on the internet even without an SCFLIER LogIn Display Name and Password. SCFLIER “Sign Up” and New Member Activation is really quite simple and doesn’t take much time. however, if you mistype your email address during the “sign up” process, and you enter an invalid email address, I (the SCFLIER ADMIN) have no way to contact you for the required quick “two way communication” exchange during sign up and new Member Activation. I will never reveal anyone’s email address or their personal information on the SCFLIER Forum. However, If an SCFLIER Forum member CHOOSES to publically reveal their email address, their phone number, home address, or other personal information on SCFLIER, that is, of course, their choice. Please be aware that SCFLIER is a public UNSECURE forum, and any postings made by Members may be seen by “anyone” including hackers on the World Wide Web, As well as of course our over 300 SCFLIER Members .... But, very important to potential NEW SCFLIER MEMBERS, your email address must be entered correctly by you during “sign up“ for me to ACTIVATE your NEW SCFLIER account. I have successfully “guessed” a typo in a new member’s email address on a couple occasions, allowing me to establish successful “two way communication” during sign up and New Member Activation, but on other times, the email address is typed wrong by the potential new member, and I get a response of “no known email address with that name”. Please Type carefully during SCFLIER “sign Up”... thanks Dave SCFLIER Admin
  15. Shawn there are SEVERAL Cruiser Aircraft folks right here on the SCFLIER Forum. It is their choice, of course, whether they respond to my “clarification” questions or not. D
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