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2017 Eagle Field Winch Schools by Karl Striedieck[_2_]
Four winch launch training classes have openings for the 2017 season - May 6-7, June 3-4, August 5-6, September 2-3. See karlstriedieck dot com for more info. KS
Yesterday 08:09 PM
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KS Duo at Perry (R5N) by Karl Striedieck[_2_]
The KS Duo will be slipping some surly bonds at the Perry contest in a few weeks and the back seat has a few vacanies for any brave souls. Contributions of $200/day go toward the Mifflin Soaring Association clubhouse debt. Karls at uplink.net Or 814 237 7996. KS
Yesterday 08:04 PM
by Karl Striedieck[_2_] Go to last post
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What are the Pros and Cons of using the "ForeFlight Mobile EFB" appin Sailplanes as opposed to, say, "iGlide" or "navITer" ? by jstodaro
Hello everyone, Are there are any sailplane pilots out there who currently use/or have used the "ForeFlight Mobile EFB" app (on their iPhone/Android) for cross country/soaring ? I can't imagine there would be, but, I have to ask, as my 30-day-free-trial will expire on April 10th, 2017. Anyway,...
Yesterday 07:36 PM
by jstodaro Go to last post
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Issues with Dell Streak by Wade G
Since I have been unable to get access to the XCSoar forum thus far, I thought I'd go ahead and post my questions here. I just got a used Dell Streak 5 that was previously an AT&T one. It appears it is Android 1.6 and seems to be functioning fine. I attempted to install XCSoar using wifi. I first...
Yesterday 07:26 PM
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We need an ASW-19 rebirth for $25,000 by [email protected]
What we need in soaring is a new glider built for a reasonable price. $150,000 for a new glider is just not even a consideration for most people. Let's face it, you can get a low mileage Ferrari for half that price! The PW-5 was a terrible failure. The engineers made the wingspan too short,...
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What's up with NAM? by Hartley Falbaum[_2_]
Both XC Skies and Dr Jack show NAM as "unavailable". Soundings seem to get it. Anybody know what's going on?
Yesterday 03:14 PM
by Ron Gleason Go to last post
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Back seat available during Grand Prix by Dave Nadler
At Seminole Glider Port. Practice day Saturday 25th through last day Saturday 1 April. Suggested donation to USA Junior Soaring Team $300/day. Contact me offline (individual or multiple days OK). See ya, Dave "YO" http://www.nadler.com/public/YO_ArcusM_cropped_compressed.jpg
Yesterday 01:14 PM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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Will circular runways ever take off? by [email protected]
I saw this story and it reminded me, has anyone ever tried landing on a curved flat road or something similar to a circular runway? I supposed the banked sides of this concept help. BBC story "Will circular runways ever take...
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Yesterday 07:31 AM
by Gert Bass Go to last post
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Sun-N-Fun 2017 by Citrus Soaring
Hello everyone, Now that we are done with the Seniors I am looking for volunteers to help me with the SSA booth at Sun-N-Fun April 4th through the 8th. If you volunteer for a morning or afternoon shift you receive a pass for the entire day. This is a great chance to share our great sport with...
Yesterday 05:40 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Maxim Magazine soaring article by [email protected]
The March issue of Maxim magazine has a multi page illustrated article on gliders. Haven't seen it yet, but it is apparently pretty well done. YMMV
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Colditz Glider on NOVA PBS - USA by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot)
I just saw another version, also on NOVA. It was done in 2011 and they actually built the glider and launched it off the roof as originally planned. They flew it via radio control, made it out of the prison and could have done a landing but were getting close to houses. Looked like they had people...
Yesterday 01:58 AM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Trailer transport East from Williams Soaring by [email protected]
Looking into way to transport big trailer toward East coast. Maybe half way ? Anyone headed east in April? Thanks HW
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Confor foam cushions - firmness? by Movses Babayan
Considering redoing the cushion in the glider; can't decide on green/blue or blue/pink. Flying in Eastern Washington for most of the season (temperature wise). Any hands-on data points would be appreciated. -MB
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March 23rd 17 11:47 PM
by danlj Go to last post
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satellite phones by ND
does anyone know of a good low priced prepaid satellite phone? seems like a good thing to have for a mission i have in mind, and the cheapest i'm finding are ^$400. i have something like the "tracfone" of satellite phones in mind. thanks, -ND
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Standard Cirrus for sale by David Reitter
#127 (newer wings) for sale. Great equipment (modern radio, new panel). Located in State College, PA. Details and pictures: http://cc.ist.psu.edu/personal/Cirrus/
March 23rd 17 02:35 PM
by David Reitter Go to last post
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"Do It Yourself" airborne proximity warning device by Linar Yusupov
Dear rec.aviation.soaring subscribers! I would like to present you PDF slides of one DIY R&D project. The slides are about open platform airborne proximity warning device. It operates at ISM band radio but also capable to receive ADS-B reports at aviation frequency. It is mainly targeted for our...
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March 23rd 17 01:39 PM
by Linar Yusupov Go to last post
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All US Records are Now Motor Glider Records by Tango Eight
Winter isn't quite over yet, so... The excerpt quoted below is from an email I received from my state record keeper (who owns two motor gliders). It is an extract from a communication to state record keepers from Bob Faris (who has been collecting records with his motor glider), US B&R Committee...
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March 23rd 17 01:07 PM
by Kevin Brooker Go to last post
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Yahoo groups inop? by JS
Anyone else having trouble accessing Yahoo newsgroups today? Tehachapi, Hollister, ASW27 groups aren't working for me. Perhaps they demand some new third party cookies? Jim
March 23rd 17 12:21 AM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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Slots available at the Spring 2017 Akaflieg Arnold by Bob Kuykendall
There is still room for a couple more attendees at the Spring 2017 Akaflieg at Arnold CA 17-22 April. The Winter Akaflieg was pretty well attended, so this time we got a larger cabin. At our Akaflieg events you learn that making high-performance sailplanes from high-tech composites is something...
March 22nd 17 05:59 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Wanted: 80 mm Winter Mechanical Vario in Knots by [email protected]
Any used Winter Vario's out there? Need the 3 1/8" (80 mm) vario for a Club Grob 103. Contact: Tim Hanke Adirondack Soaring 518-693-6849
March 22nd 17 02:58 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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