After 12 years of producing machines with anodised aluminium fuel tanks we have finally bowed to commercial pressure and changed to a plastic tank.
The Aluminium tanks though very beautiful (and somewhat of a Bailey Trademark) were becoming too time consuming and expensive to produce.
Changing to plastic does have it advantages though, it is slightly lighter, easier to produce in complex 3D shapes and is of course translucent so fuel level can easily be seen.
In Bailey tradition it is of course quick release and comes complete with a shoulder strap for those long walks to find fuel on bivouac trips.
For the competition minded it is also mounted higher on the paramotor chassis and provides a clear airflow path under the seat and into the prop arc.
Overal CofG is also higher, giving a lighter feel to the machine.
Capacity is slightly larger than the standard aluminium tank at 11.5 litres. This new plastic tank replaces the 10L and 15L options.
Over the weekend there will be a number of trade stand’s present so far confirmed to me are:
Bailey Aviation new V5 lightweight Paramotor + Ozone demo wings
Bulldog Paramotor’s + Dudek demo wings
Custom Air Paramania / X-Generation / Kobra Paramotor’s + the new Kobra Wings
UKPPG EC Extreme / Flat Top + Accessories
There is plenty of camping and parking, toilets sorry no showers though although if the tides in ya can jump in the river should you wish.
We are not charging for camping or flying etc but we will have two tins for donations, to the farmer and the local childrens hospice. Refreshments will be available Tea/Coffee burger’s etc bacon roll’s £1.80 Mmmmmm.
We are having a BBQ Sat night so bring your own Beer Wine Etc
The event is for everyone new or old to the sport there is no minimum hours required to fly and there will be one or two instructors about over the weekend so if you intereasted in taking up the sport this is the ideal time to come along and talk to people about it. We are hoping to have some fun and games over the weekend and are aiming for a friendly fun atmosphere so dont be shy come on down!!!!
This post code SS3 0LN will take you to the entrance of the farm, as you come along Litttle Wakering Rd there is a Nursery called Little Rascal’s along side of the nursery you will find the drive way to the farm its fairly long and fairly bumpy, PLEASE NO SPEEDING 5mph.
You will be able to get onsite from 2pm Friday 24th if there are people who want to arrive later than 8pm let me know please so we can keep gates open for you.
You can arrive on site Sat & Sun from 6am. No flying until you recieve a briefing
If the weathers good this is going to be a fantastic event so don’t miss it.