The short flexi VHF antenna is tuned to the frequency range 118-137 MHz for use with Airband radios. The antenna is designed for mounting into the metal or composite skin of an aircraft. For use in glass fiber structures, the antenna is supplied with self-adhesive aluminum foil ground plane. To minimize the length of the antenna element, the design incorporates a base tuning coil. The short flexible element makes the antenna suitable for mounting on the nose or underneath many aircraft. The lead is fitted with an FME plug at the antenna feed and a BNC plug for direct connection to the radio. the lead is normally one metre long (three feet) but can be supplied in any length to order.