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Marfa Texas expanding operations by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
TOWPILOT needed to fly and live in my guest cottage next to my home in town just 3 miles from Marfa Airport in far southwest Texas, near the Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park. Marfa Airport elevation is near 5,000' so we enjoy a pleasant year-round climate. 3 runways at MRF airport, a...
August 10th 19 07:04 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Tragedy at Uvalde by Waveguru
This is copied from the SSA web site: As with all race days, the pilots gather in the tiedown area to describe the highs and lows of the task and enjoy a cold beverage with friends and the end of Day 3 began that same way. By 7 pm everyone was back except Steven Coggins flying JS-1 “DT”. With...
August 10th 19 02:12 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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fes ot jet (pros and cons) by [email protected]
Any one with practical experience? How do they compare? Sławek
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August 9th 19 07:40 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Garmin Aera 660 vs ifly 720 by [email protected]
So my Garmin 196 gave up the ghost and is not updatable anyway. So Im looking to replace it with one of the two above. One big question is (and I searched both manuals before asking this) do either of them give the current required glide ratio to a point? My 196 did and I had it on my custom field....
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August 9th 19 04:47 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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Krosno for sale by [email protected]
The Winnipeg Gliding Club has a Krosno for sale and the price has recently been reduced. All the details can be found at Wings and Wheels. Cheers, Mike
August 9th 19 12:49 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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source for clips or sleaves for Hotelier linkages by John Foster
On Wednesday, June 24, 1998 at 1:00:00 AM UTC-6, Al wrote: Lets just say ...."Adaquate" as per Rolls Royce discussing anything mechanical in their sales brochures. Regards Al Armand A. Medeiros wrote:
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August 8th 19 08:52 PM
by John Foster Go to last post
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Ogar parts source by Erin Quilter
We need a source for the tail wheel control cable for a 1977 SZD-45A Ogar glider. Urgent! Please respond soon. Contact Erin OR Joanie Smiling Aviation Delta, CO 970-874-5181
August 8th 19 06:18 PM
by Geoff Minors Go to last post
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Colibri II *.hdr file software by M S
Apparently there is a difference between setting a task and making a declaration in a Colibri II. I can import a task easily enough from a *.cup file, and modify it on the logger. It leads me around the task as it should, bleeps at the turnpoints, and directs me to the next one. If however, I...
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August 8th 19 04:51 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Colibri data recorder date error by [email protected]
I tried to post a recent flight to the OLC only to have it rejected due an improper date being associated with the flight. It showed as 1999 as the year and from what I have read and been told this has something to do with the Colibri GPS engine not being able to register the date from the GPS...
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Strojnik motorglider by Wallace Berry
Hi, A friend who has had a few glider flights asked me about the Strojnik S-2a motorglider. Apparently, he has seen one for sale somewhere. I suspect this will not be a suitable ship for him. However, his questions made me realize that I have no real information about the ship, just some vague...
August 6th 19 09:43 PM
by 2G Go to last post
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HPh304s (Fes) owners by [email protected]
Hi, Any HPH304s owners (with Fes would be excellent) out there willing to share their experience with that bird? Not much interested in performance , more comfort, easy of handling and suitability for low time pilot. Post sales service etc. I will much appreciate it.
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August 6th 19 03:06 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Discus CS wing water dump seats (seals) by [email protected]
Per Schempp-Hirth, I am the owner of a Discus CS with NON-Schempp-Hirth water dump seats on the wing dump valves. Per S-H, ALL S-H, including CS's, have aluminum discs for seats. My ship has what appears to be rubber or similar material for seats. Soon, they will be leaking and though I think I...
August 6th 19 01:54 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Pilatus B4? by Terry Pitts
I have periodically seen Pilatus B4s for sale. Mostly in the mid-teen price range. There was one in Germany a couple years ago for $5,500 w/o a trailer - THAT wasn't going to work! I have come to enjoy glider aerobatics. I live in Augusta, GA. If someone were to have a Pilatus they wanted to sell,...
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August 6th 19 01:08 AM
by WB Go to last post
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Cobra sealed wheel bearings F/S by [email protected]
I ended up with 2 new sealed wheel bearings for a 1600#, single axle Cobra trailer. Measure OD 60mm, ID 30 mm, H 37mm. Should match single axle, 1600#, Cobras sold after 2000. $30.00 ea. Johnsinclair210 (at) yahoo.com
August 4th 19 08:35 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Ventus C, 15m vs 17.6m by Mike N.
Just curious, how is the performance of the Ventus C with 17.6m tips installed versus standard 15m with good winglets? I have done some searching and seen some consensus that the 16.6m tips are typically not used much due to the performance degradation at high air speeds. But what about the 17.6...
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August 4th 19 05:22 PM
by Mike N. Go to last post
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Forget what is that noise, what is that SMELL? by Waveguru
I think a lizard died in my wing... Boggs
August 4th 19 02:22 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Flarmview versus Flarmview 57 by [email protected]
I'm interested in purchasing a Flarmcore soon and I'm curious which of the displays would work best. I have a spare 57mm hole in the panel now, so the Flarmview 57 seems to be the simplest installation. I'm curious if having the extra buttons on the original Flarmview make this device easier to...
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August 4th 19 01:53 PM
by krasw Go to last post
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Pre World event, Champagne France-follow US Team pilot Mike Westbrook by [email protected]
US Pilot, Mike Westbrook is on site in France competing in the Champagne Cup, which is running simultaneously with the French Club Class Championship at the site of next year's WGC. Read about Mike and his preparations here and bookmark the links to the tasks and...
August 3rd 19 09:16 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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source for clips or sleaves for Hotelier linkages by soaringjac
On Monday, June 15, 1998 at 12:00:00 AM UTC-7, Al wrote: Anyone got any good suggestions for clips for hotelier linkages. I also understand that there is a sleave kit out there somewhere. Thanks Al I am using the white LS sleeves which are great! Super easy. I am also using this...
August 3rd 19 04:57 PM
by soaringjac Go to last post
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3rd FAI Pan American Gliding Championships-Links to follow the US Team by [email protected]
The 3rd FAI Pan Am Championships begins tomorrow 8/2/2019 hosted by the SOSA Gliding Club in Canada. Meet the US Team and bookmark the links in the US Team post below to follow the action: https://ussoaringteams.org/3rd-pan-american-championship/ posted by Leigh #gousa #ussoaringteams
August 3rd 19 01:10 PM
by Jock Proudfoot Go to last post
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