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2+ hours of HD video showing 80mph winning day at Logan Contest 2010 by bumper[_3_]
On Aug 29, 6:34*am, Bruno wrote: *Something that may be of interest is that I only needed to thermal 3 times during the entire span of the videos so it shows running the course using energy lines instead of thermal/glide - repeat. ...
September 2nd 10 02:12 PM
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LET Blanik L-13 OE-0935 History Details? by Tim Taylor
Does anyone have a source for the flight history of Blanik L-13 OE-0935 that was involved in the wing failure? Total hours, take-off/ landings, aerobatics, and winch launch history?
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September 2nd 10 05:10 AM
by No Name Go to last post
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Sad Tale of Greed and Aspiration. by brian whatcott
I got excited when I read about the cheap chinese PNA tablets around $100: 600MHz CP, Wince 6.0, fast GPS built-in.... On this NG. Then it took a month to show up, after an attempted order cancellation from the vendor (??) - Ever hear of such a thing? I thought it would make a nice moving...
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September 1st 10 07:57 PM
by Max Kellermann Go to last post
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Interesting article re Dyneema by John Smith
Lately there has been a discussion re Dyneema in this group. Incidentally, on the DG home page there's an interesting article to this theme (originally published by "Magazin Segelfliegen"). It's German and I'm not aware of an English translation. http://www.dg-flugzeugbau.de/windenseil-d.html
September 1st 10 07:22 PM
by Berry[_2_] Go to last post
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How to find someone to inspect a sailplane in New York? by Jeff Casto[_2_]
At 05:53 28 August 2010, mike malis wrote: The casien I was referring to was the pink type, late sixties vintage, with anti fungal additives. Still, I saw 98% adhesive failure on sound Kiefer Pine laminated spar cap (Ka-8B) OTOH, I used resoursinal glue on a wood stand thet has been...
September 1st 10 05:42 PM
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IGC-approval of the LXNAV Nano GNSS Flight recorder by Ian Strachan
I am pleased to announce IGC-approval of the Nano GNSS Flight recorder from LXNAV d.o.o., with effect from 31 August 2010. This follows test and evaluation by the IGC GNSS Flight Recorder Approval Committee (GFAC) in accordance with Annex B to the Sporting Code and the Specification for...
September 1st 10 02:41 PM
by Max Kellermann Go to last post
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Glider Batteries and Chargers by Grider Pirate
VSLA? A123? Cycling chargers?? I think this subject should have it's own thread. Unlike transponders, we almost all need them.
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September 1st 10 05:52 AM
by danlj Go to last post
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Tow pilot requirements by bds
Now that Costello has announced that for purposes of being covered by insurance, clubs can make their own determination for experience requirements for tow pilots, I wonder what some of you are looking at doing. As I understand it, the old basic insurance requirement was 500 hrs PIC and 100 hrs...
September 1st 10 02:43 AM
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Grob 103 Tail Dolly by Roger Fowler[_2_]
Our club is in need of a tail dolly for a Grob 103. Anyone know where there might be one available? Thanks, Roger
September 1st 10 02:21 AM
by Wayne Paul Go to last post
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Soaring experience at Driggs, ID with Teton Aviation by gen
I like to fly at different places, so I visited Driggs, Idaho and flew with Teton Aviation this summer. Driggs is a small town (population: 1100) right next to the Grand Teton range and a scenic place to fly. But if you are interested in flying a pure glider there, there are a few details you might...
August 31st 10 03:16 PM
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Blanik L-13 AD by Jim[_18_]
Has anybody have a blanik not pass the wing inspection? We're just getting started and are interested in what others are experiencing. Thanks, Jim Dingess
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August 30th 10 08:25 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Schematics for Cambridge CVS50 vario and audio unit? Or anyoneselling a similar working audio variometer? by Bret
We're looking for schematics for Cambridge CVS50 vario and audio unit. Anyone have them? Or are you interested in selling a similar working audio variometer?
August 30th 10 04:24 AM
by Bret Go to last post
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ASW-20A Left Wing or Inboard Wing Skin Needed by Coucked
Looking for a wing skin from the wing root rib to about 4 to 5 feet out on the left side. If you have or know someone that has a broken 20 left wing where the inner few feet of the wing is intact please contact me. If there is a whole left wing available that would be even better.
August 29th 10 02:43 PM
by Coucked Go to last post
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ASK-21 Wanted by Carl6703
Turf Soaring School, Peoria, AZ is looking for a used ASK-21. Any leads would be appreciated. Thanks. Carl
August 28th 10 08:54 PM
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Lester Holt goes Soaring by Tony[_5_]
Nice job Garret! http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/16226197
August 28th 10 04:06 PM
by Andy[_1_] Go to last post
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Lark IS-28B2 Flight and Maintenance PDF by John Elliott
I am in Romania now, from USA, I need a Lark IS-28B2 Flight and Maintenance PDF in English. Thanks...
August 28th 10 09:27 AM
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How to find someone to inspect a sailplane in New York? by Jeff Casto
I'm considering buying a wood sailplane in New York and want to hire someone knowledgeable to inspect it. How do I go about locating someone trustworthy and qualified to do the job? Thanks, Jeff
August 28th 10 06:21 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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(USA) ACTION - L-13 Blanik Owners by mike malis
To date, less than 5% of the L-13 owners have placed comments to the latest AD grounding your bird indefinitely in just three days. The newest AD applies to EVERYONE, even the poor guy I know with a factory zero timed L-13 he paid 18k for. TODAY AT MIDNIGHT IS THE DEADLINE FOR...
August 28th 10 04:47 AM
by mike malis Go to last post
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Ostiv conferences - WGC Szeged. by Federico
During the WGC 2010 in Szeged, were held two conference of the OSTIV in the briefing hangar. I was in both of them, and recorded as much as my pocket camera could. The first one was about the Concordia project, Antares 23E, the boundary layer suction, and some more interesting topics (I...
August 28th 10 01:23 AM
by Federico Go to last post
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Brad hangs wings! by Morgans[_2_]
"Bob Kuykendall" wrote Today, Brad Hill fitted both wings to his HP-24 fuselage to see how they fit. They fit fine and look great! We still haven't drilled the main pin bores or installed the bushings, but it's looking pretty good just the same. Pretty good is an...
August 27th 10 11:03 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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