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Keith Essex Ely 1338km OLC Flight - GOES-17 video Flight Track andWeather - July 6, 2019 by WaltWX[_2_]
I made up a video of Keith's flight out of Ely July 6, 2018 1338km OLC Flight in the ASG-32Mi. Here's the video of visible GOES-17 0.5km with flight track: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ynu1sy7927u835r/AACfOHpXmz0FRSEBA1UNdv4Ca?raw=1 Other weather data and info in a Dropbox...
July 9th 19 11:25 PM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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Looking for SZD 55-owners for FES project by [email protected]
Hi together, I am looking for other owners of a SZD 55 for a FES-Mod. I own a 55 and me and another owner are already in touch with SZD and Luka Žnidaršič from FES to do the mod. Since especially the paperwork will get cheaper the more planes are beeing modified and the costs split beetween...
July 9th 19 05:59 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Glide Computer free to a good home by Doug[_9_]
Clearing out my garage and I have a couple of older generation glide computer systems that are of little monetary value so I'd like to give them to someone who can make good use of them. Looking for a club operation that does youth training / youth camps or the like. Recipient pays shipping...
July 8th 19 08:12 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Could it be the first thousand km day at Williams? by JS[_5_]
Alex Neigher's tracker turned somewhere near Christmas Valley, OR. On his way back. Ddn't see a track so just called Kempton (5pm). He was at 10,000', heard a vario sounding positive in the background then lost the call. Only just saw the discussion on "Williams Today". Kemp had posted about a big...
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July 8th 19 06:44 AM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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Komet center/third rail by [email protected]
I'm cleaning up a late '80's Komet trailer and would like to add a center rail to make it easier to pull the fuselage out. On Wings & Wheels Cobra offers such a mod but I can't find this option for Komet. Has anybody tried this mix up? Has anybody tried any home brew options or found a factory...
July 7th 19 01:19 AM
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Last call for Region 3 Harris Hill Soaring Entries by Joan Taylor
The Region 3 Contest at Harris Hill in Elmira NY is approaching quickly. The dates are set for July 13 practice day and July 14 - 20 2019 for the contest. Dont miss out on flying at our historic site. Joan Taylor CM
July 6th 19 11:52 PM
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Price Reduced ASH26E Motorglider For Sale by 2G
Now asking $155,000. https://wingsandwheels.com/class/classified.php?id=2999
July 6th 19 06:09 PM
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NEW DG-1001 E with FES by Paul Remde
The DG-1001 e The FES (Front Electric Sustainer) system is becoming increasingly established in the sector of single-seat sailing aircraft. More and more clubs and private pilots are learning to appreciate the benefits of this simple engine. A drive for everyone who, at the push of the button,...
July 6th 19 05:06 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Rescheduled 2019 Standard and Sports Class Nationals by Chuck Lohre[_2_]
The 2019 Standard and Sports Class Nationals has been rescheduled for August 22 thru September 1 and the SSA registration page is up and running at https://www.ssa.org/Contests?cid=2456 Please consider competing in Standard Class so we can have an official contest. Contest information...
July 6th 19 03:09 AM
by Chuck Lohre[_2_] Go to last post
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2019 Standard and Sports Class Nationals at Caesar Creek Soaring Clubin Waynesville, Ohio Jun 22 - July 1 by Chuck Lohre[_2_]
The 2019 Standard and Sports Class Nationals has been rescheduled for August 22 thru September 1 and the SSA Registration page is up and running https://www.ssa.org/Contests?cid=2456 Please consider competing in Standard Class so we can have an official contest. Contest information...
July 6th 19 03:04 AM
by Chuck Lohre[_2_] Go to last post
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The Thermal Podcast Episode #2 now out by [email protected]
Episode #2 of The Thermal podcast is now out On this show, we speak to competition pilot John Seaborn who has just won the US 18-meter Nationals in Hobbs, New Mexico. We’ll hear about a low save at 1200 feet that turned into a 13-thousand-foot climb. We will also be talking parachutes and...
July 5th 19 10:06 PM
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Newbie Question igc files by Joel Flamenbaum[_2_]
Best program to open igc files? Thanks in advance
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July 5th 19 08:55 PM
by Roger Burghall[_2_] Go to last post
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NEW - DG-1001 E with FES by Paul Remde
NEW - DG-1001 E - EXCITING NEWS DG has just decided to start development of the DG-1001E the first double-seater with FES in serial production! A imagined (photoshopped) image of the new sailplane is available...
July 5th 19 05:05 PM
by John Foster Go to last post
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Wanted: Used Flarmview Display by [email protected]
Greetings, I’m tasked with keeping an eye on the Flarms which are installed in our club’s gliders. The club opted to install FlarmLED displays, which function fine in the air, but it makes it difficult to check configurations and software version etc. If anyone has a used Flarmview they...
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July 5th 19 06:08 AM
by Matt Herron Jr. Go to last post
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US Soaring lost a good friend today, Dick Mockler. by [email protected]
From his family: "Please let his and our friends know that he passed away this morning peacefully with his family around him. A Memorial wake will be held celebrating his life at 3:30 pm, Friday, July 5th in the Longhorn Ballroom at Trinity Terrace, 1600 Texas St, Fort Worth, 76102" #indiatango
July 5th 19 02:34 AM
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30 Jun LS-4 Accident? by [email protected]
The accidents are getting too numerous to keep up with! Hit a fence/fence post?? Another fatality.
July 4th 19 08:47 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Got the runways reversed again by George Haeh
Fourth contest day and getting worn out - just two flights in my glider before contest and hadn't flown in the area for four years. Tagged a beer can over the foothills and headed back. Gust bonked my head on the canopy (yes, I really do tighten my straps) and shut down the Air Glide S which showed...
July 4th 19 04:31 PM
by ProfJ Go to last post
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Do You Remember by [email protected]
https://youtu.be/e9u4e3lzEAE Heres a great classic film about the worlds at Waikerie. Do you remember these days?
July 4th 19 12:55 PM
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US Standard and Sports Class Nationals by [email protected]
The scheduled national contests at Caesar Creek have been cancelled due to local conditions and weather projected for the contest period. Virtually every field in the area has standing water. Access to the airport is limited due to flooding. Given this situation, the CCSC organization, in...
July 4th 19 12:31 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Trailering and rigging tools by [email protected]
A friend from Tucson showed up at Fidel's shop for some work on his Discus2b and it was discovered that the black plastic tool that fits into the end of the wing tip for both rigging as well as trailering had broken in two. I examined the ones I have for my Discus and discovered evidence of...
July 4th 19 12:01 AM
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