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Looking for used DISCUS "B" or "CS" by STUART SCHWARTZ
I am located in eastern PA. Must be well maintained.
August 19th 03 07:40 PM
by STUART SCHWARTZ Go to last post
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Wally Scott's Marfa Report by Jim Hendrix
Copies of Wally Scott's Marfa Report are still available. If you plan to fly at Marfa with Dick Johnson or Burt Compton, then this is a must read. In 1972 Wally Scott published this report on what to expect in the Marfa region of SW Texas. It's 10 pages of text with a chart showing areas...
August 19th 03 06:19 PM
by Jim Hendrix Go to last post
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ASC Falcon 15/18m by Terry Cleary
Hello all, I am looking for some info on the ASC Falcon sailplane in terms of the following: overall design, structural, build quality/issues, serviceability/maintenance/upkeep, general qualities ( ie: ergonomics etc...), performance, handling (feel, coordination, balance, grip, groove, accel),...
August 19th 03 05:05 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Looking for new glider by Bill Daniels
I've sold my old glider and now I'm in the market for a new one. This time I'm going the single-place route. There seems to be a sweet spot in the price/performance curve when looking at the older open class gliders like the Open Cirrus, Jantar 2 (A or B), LAK 12 etc... I haven't ruled out 15...
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August 19th 03 03:22 PM
by Apis Gliders Go to last post
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Self-Riggers and disassembly of wings by Stewart Kissel
I use an Udo rigger and can put my Ventus B together solo-typically 20 to= 30 minutes from trailer open to finished taping and control check. Howe= ver I have been unable to get the first wing out by myself when putting t= he ship away. Without someone on the tip to oscillate the wing, I...
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August 19th 03 02:56 PM
by Andy Blackburn Go to last post
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Schweizer 2-32 Sailplane W&B by Hilton
Hi, My first post to r.a.s. so go easy. :) I've been looking through the Manual (about 15 pages) and cannot find anything on the moment arms of the seats to use to determine the W&B. The Manual has an envelope diagram, but how do I do the calculations without the arms? Thanks,
August 19th 03 01:43 PM
by Jim Phoenix Go to last post
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mid-air at MSC, hawkesbury, Ont. by Antony Clark
http://www.canada.com/ottawa/story.asp?id=4ADCAF97-1E5E-45BB-B4C9-DB93F8A0B10D "John Firth" wrote in message ... Anyonehave any names or other details about this one? Rumour is one chute, one fatality. JMF
August 19th 03 01:28 AM
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Ottawa Citizen Coverage by Antony Clark
http://www.canada.com/ottawa/story.asp?id=4ADCAF97-1E5E-45BB-B4C9-DB93F8A0B10D "John Firth" wrote in message ... Anyonehave any names or other details about this one? Rumour is one chute, one fatality. JMF
August 19th 03 01:05 AM
by Antony Clark Go to last post
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Where are the CFIG's? by Michael
The advertisement for CFIG's recently posted, and the discussion it spawned, made me realize something. I have yet to see a soaring club that had enough CFIG's. I'm sure they're out there, but I bet they're not the norm. Some have waiting lists to join if you lack a glider rating. Some have...
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August 19th 03 12:23 AM
by Michael Go to last post
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DUO DISCUS GROUNDED AS OF 31 JULY 2003 by Eric van Geetsum
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August 18th 03 09:23 PM
by ADP Go to last post
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Class C Ceiling by Mzsoar
As a relatively new pilot I want to ask a question about airspace. In Southern California we have a lot of class C airspace. The ceiling is generally 4000 ft. AGL for class C, right. Someone mentioned to me that to legally fly over class C you must have a transponder. If not, you must be at...
August 18th 03 08:50 PM
by Mark James Boyd Go to last post
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500km in an Me7 in the UK -- at 80 yrs old! by NigelPocock
Congratulations to Derek Piggott for his flight on 15th Aug in the Club Class Nationals at Lasham. 504km in a Russia Me7 all 12.6m of it in 7hrs 14 min. He was 80 last year and still puts the rest of us to shame with his energy and enthusiasm for gliding. He disproves the theory about old and bold...
August 18th 03 08:16 PM
by NigelPocock Go to last post
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Oskar Vierling BSW-Variometer power connections by Mark James Boyd
I just got one of these antique varios from New Zealand, no less! Don't worry, I got an excellent price ;) It looks like there are only four connections to hook up. "A" is probably ram air. "S" is probably static. Then there are two power wires, unmarked (uh oh). The tape on the wires says...
August 18th 03 05:45 PM
by Mark James Boyd Go to last post
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Drag of LS3 compared LS3a. by Peter Warburton
Dick Johnson found that the LS3a he tested, had a higher sink rate over the whole polar, relative to the LS3. He found the 'a' version to have a 6mm thicker airfoil. Was this just a specific aircraft difference, or are all LS3a's systematically inferior to the LS3's?
August 18th 03 06:59 AM
by Peter Warburton Go to last post
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Need Help With GPS-NAV PC Software by John Ferguson
DOS error 5 is a read only file error, have you checked the file attributes ? Failing that there are two Cambridge progs you might run,can't remember in which order you do it SYSINIT.EXE REBUILD.EXE or
August 18th 03 02:58 AM
by Steve Pawling Go to last post
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Bunyan Wave Camp AU by Mal
http://www.mals.net/bunyan Pity the wave was so mild
August 17th 03 10:51 PM
by Mal Go to last post
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World Gliding Championships British Team by OscarCVox
Well done to the british team Std Class 1st 15m Class 4th 18m class 2nd and 3rd (Steve and Phil Jones, 1st time brothers have been on the podium?) Open Class 4th Not bad for a soggy little island Nigel
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August 16th 03 11:32 PM
by Ronald Tabery Go to last post
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Soaring Simulator Update by Detlev Schwetzler
Although the actual soaring season should prevent you from sitting in front of your computer...: Please be informed that there is a new, free update available for the soaring simulator SFSPC. There are significant improvements, especially if running in OpenGL mode, and a new glider field. The...
August 16th 03 11:02 PM
by Jim Smith Go to last post
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Pawnee PA 235 MOH Numbers? by Jim Phoenix
Whoops! I missed Note 1 in the SI - make sure the engine has 1/2" valves, otherwise, the TBO is 1200. Most likely it does. Jim "MHende6388" wrote in message ... For the B2B3 engine is it 1500 hours or 2000 hours for major...
August 16th 03 09:22 PM
by Jim Phoenix Go to last post
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PocketNav-CE3.exe by Andy Durbin
Did you find what you wanted? I checked my hard drive and I can't find that version. I do have PN4.5 and 4.5d for CE3. (I'm still running CE2) I see Cambridge and pulled these from their web site and now only has links to Cumulus for GNII. Andy (GY)
August 16th 03 08:59 PM
by Andy Durbin Go to last post
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