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Your paragliding school is asking for £500 !!!
Up front !!!
for CP !!!
See my posting re: Altimeter watch (if theyve not been deleted) last week.
Alti & Vario -reads once per 20 seconds, seems ok to me as im not daft
enough to look at my alti when coming in to land.
> Hi Guys,
> I wonder if any of you in the UK could help me, maybe im being optimistic
> but im hoping there will be some flying towards the latter part of this
> year... (I hope so as I have signed up for a paragliding CP course, and now
> the club are sat on £500 of my hard earned cash) I am Interested in getting
> a vario, not because I desperatly need for my flying, although I am hoping
> to be able to use it as a useful tool infuture, but to become aquainted with
> it before I start using it when I am flying., and for a bit of mountain
> climbing/skiing/running/and snowboarding when I get myself back to Austria
> for a couple of weeks.
> I have one of the casio watches with a built in altimeter, thermomiter, and
> baromiter, and although useful as a rough guide it wouldnt be of much use
> when Im flying... great for skiing, snowboarding and climbing though.
> So if anyone knows where I can pick up a cheapish vario preferably with some
> kind of graphic display although it doesnt need all the bells and whistles
> then it would be much appreciated. What kind of price should I be looking
> at? and more importantly does any one know or has anyone subjected one to a
> "drop test" I know my nokia 7110 still works after a rapid decent down 3
> flights of stairs ;) I am in the Brighton area of sussex and although i have
> a motor can do without a trip to lands end to find one :) Is there a big
> second-hand market in these things, or are they a life long purchase? it
> strikes me I would be very lucky to find one in the friday-ad!
> Thanks for listening and I hope FnM clears up soon ;) for everyones
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