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First solo by Gerhard Boehm
Yesterday i had my first solo flight with a scheibe sf 25c motorglider, believe me, a great experience. br gerhard boehm, austria
November 3rd 03 10:46 PM
by Kirk Stant Go to last post
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Current standings in the 2002 r.a.s. League by Dr. Guenther Eichhorn
This is a collection of flights submitted by the pilots on an honour basis. Up to four flights count for the standings.p It can be accessed at a href="http://acro.harvard.edu//LEAGUE/ras_league.html"http://acro.harvard.edu//LEAGUE/ras_league.html/ap Following are all the flights currently...
November 3rd 03 07:42 AM
by tango4 Go to last post
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Strong enterprises by tango4
Anyone know how to get hold of Strong Enterprises? Their number is an 800 one so it doesn't work when dialing from the UK. Their eMail server bounces addresses quoted on their site and their online shop won't let me build a 'chute properley ( colours, canopy size, longer straps ). They may make...
November 3rd 03 07:30 AM
by Howard Franks Go to last post
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Refinishing gelcoat by tango4
It struck me the other day that the materials used to cover R/C models these days could be used to 'refinish' ships on which the gelcoat had deteriorated. We are already 'happy' to stick .5m wide pieces of orange tape to the surfaces of gliders and do so with impunity. Solarfilm ( a trade name ) ...
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November 3rd 03 07:29 AM
by tango4 Go to last post
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TCAD Installations in Gliders? by Jim Kellett
Just curious - anyone ever heard of a US glider with a TCAD (such as Ryan's 8800 Gold) installed? Love to get a "user's report" if so . . . Jim Kellett, Resident Curmudgeon Chief Flight Instructor, Skyline Soaring Club Captain and CFI(G), Civil Air Patrol Chairman, Classic Division, Vintage...
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November 3rd 03 06:23 AM
by Mark James Boyd Go to last post
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radio / vario interference - HELP! by Chris Davison
A problem with interference, all advice welcome. ..radio by itself works fine...but when I turn the vario on I get huge amounts of noise (even some with Squelch ON). Radio is a Dittel FSG50, vario is Cambridge 302/303. Where do I start looking? Chris
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November 3rd 03 06:09 AM
by Mark James Boyd Go to last post
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Hey You Californians by Scott
Is that fire producing a nice thermal out there? It is a tragic event, but why not make some use of it? __________________________________________________________________ scott ICQ#: 34312461 Current ICQ status: + More ways to contact...
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November 3rd 03 05:41 AM
by Mark James Boyd Go to last post
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Never dull moment. by Lord Struthers
The L-19's engine quit on tow, till Elmer switched tanks,( ground checked okay, where have I heard that before) then JT had a rope break, (same tow) with south east winds, what convergence there was, was over the ocean. With three new jugs (seems the old new ones had the oil temp limits exceeded)...
November 3rd 03 05:28 AM
by Lord Struthers Go to last post
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LS4 - LS6 Fuselage size by Mark
Simple question I hope. In respect to pilot seating, is the fuselage on the LS4 the same as LS6a ? Cheers Mark
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November 3rd 03 03:47 AM
by Mike Borgelt Go to last post
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NMAC/Proximity Anecdotes? by Jim Kellett
For inclusion as examples in various local safety seminars, I've started collecting credible anecdotal reports of NMACs (loosely defined) between gliders and other aircraft. I'm particularly interested in incidents or near-incidents with airliners or other "heavies". I have four such anecdotes...
November 3rd 03 03:00 AM
by Jim Kellett Go to last post
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Tailplane/Elevator turblator tapes by Ronald E Baker
Hi all, I have the original artical relating to tailplane/elevator turbulator tapes. Anyone interested, contact me with a snailmail address and I will mail you a copy. Cheers, Ron Baker (Australia).
November 2nd 03 07:35 PM
by Mischa Konings Go to last post
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Clarification - Does everyone teach this way? by Dancebert
I looked at my original post and saw ample room for misinterpretation because of what I left out and how poorly I explained that which I did include. I'd like to clarify two points. The first is that I wasn't criticizing any of the instructors. I was expressing frustation at what I assumed to be...
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November 2nd 03 12:01 PM
by Martin Gregorie Go to last post
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SGS 1-34 f/s by Jack
http://www.wingsandwheels.com/want_ads.htm SGS 1-34, 1971, 2200TT, basic inst. $10k
November 1st 03 09:21 PM
by Jack Go to last post
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Open Cirrus at Convention? by Jim Kellett
CONVENTION SPECIAL! Price reduced ($19,000) plus free delivery to SSA Convention in Atlanta for confirmed buyer! THIS ISNOT A STANDARD CIRRUS! It's a true Classic, an open class machine, the first all-composite Schempp-Hirth glider, and Klaus Holighaus' first project at Schempp-Hirth. Haro Wodl won...
November 1st 03 11:58 AM
by Jim Kellett Go to last post
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Toronto Area Glider Pilot Ground School Starts Wed. November 19 by Ulf
TORONTO AREA GLIDER PILOT GROUND SCHOOL! Fall 2003 Session starting Wednesday November 19 ================================================ York Soaring will be hosting a Glider Pilot Ground School directed at beginning pilots to prepare them both for basic flight training and the Transport Canada...
November 1st 03 11:09 AM
by Ulf Go to last post
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Looking for an L-23 tailwheel by Alex Zobell
My club is in a bit of a bind right now. Our tailwheel for our Super Blanik is falling apart. We need a new one, but Blanik quoted us $200 for a replacement. It's the tailwheel that goes with the free castoring fork. I was curious if anybody knew of any wrecked L-23's out there that might have...
October 31st 03 07:19 PM
by Alex Zobell Go to last post
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Tonopah by C.Fleming
What's the official status on the future of Tonopah, NV?
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October 31st 03 05:33 PM
by CO2ID Go to last post
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Amsteel Blue Supplier by Sweeny
e-mail Redden Net Co. (Steveston) Ltd.
October 31st 03 12:46 PM
by Nick Gilbert Go to last post
1 420
Trailer brakes by Bert Willing
I know that this has been discussed here recently, but I just can't retrieve it. How do I adjust the brakes on a Komet III trailer (2002)? -- Bert Willing ASW20 "TW"
October 31st 03 07:55 AM
by Bert Willing Go to last post
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DuoDiscus Wing by Duane Eisenbeiss
Enough time has past such that several DuoDiscus wings must have been inspected. However, there have been no reports as to what was found during the inspection or what, if anything had to be done. All owner should communicate with each other so that we all can have a better handle on what is...
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October 31st 03 02:34 AM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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