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US Team Selection by Kevin Christner
Dear eligible US Team selection voters, For the first time in many years their will be direct pilot input into the selection of US Team members. While you are casting your ballots I would ask that you review the US Team code of conduct. Specifically the following applicable selections: 13.1.3...
October 17th 17 08:53 PM
by Kevin Christner Go to last post
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US Competition Pilot Poll by [email protected]
Hello US competition pilots. Our annual poll about topics related to competition and associated rules is now open at http://www.adamsfive.com/a5soaring/survey/surveys.php. It is open to all pilots on the ranking list. Feedback from the poll and associated comments, as well as messages via e-mail to...
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October 17th 17 08:46 PM
by Kevin Christner Go to last post
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Hall of Fame Nominations by JayM
Lifetime SSA members and long time (15 yrs+) members will soon receive a ballot for two nominees this year. Note that it is not an either/or vote. Both can be selected. So mark either one or both names before sending it back to SSA. Thanks, Jay
October 17th 17 08:45 PM
by JayM Go to last post
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2018 FAI SGP USA 🇺🇸 Registration Opened by Sean Fidler
Registration is now open: http://www.sgp.aero/usa2018 FAI SGP USA Facebook Page: https://facebook.com/FAISailplaneGrandPrixUSA/ Official Competition Dates: March 26, 2018 - April 1, 2018 Competition Venue: Seminole Lake Gliderport, Clermont (Orlando), Florida
October 17th 17 05:13 PM
by Sean Fidler Go to last post
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R6North Competition Poll by [email protected]
R6North Contest Poll Dear SSA Members: I'm gauging pilot interest for competing at a R6 North Contest to be held either at Ionia, Owosso, or Lenawee County (Adrian) airports in late June or July 2019. Both Adrian Soaring Club and Sandhill Soaring Club (my home club) have expressed an interest...
October 17th 17 03:48 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Region 6 North Contest Poll by [email protected]
R6North Contest Poll Dear SSA Members: I'm gauging pilot interest in competing at a R6 North Contest to be held either at Ionia, Owosso, or Lenawee County (Adrian) airports in late June or July 2019. Both the Adrian Soaring Club and Sandhill Soaring Club (my home club) have expressed an...
October 17th 17 03:35 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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US: Pilot Ranking List for 2018 by John Leibacher
With the conclusion of Region 4 North, the 2017 sanctioned contests are finished, and the first release of the Pilot Ranking List for 2018 is available on the Soaring Servers at http://soaringweb.org/PRL, http://soaring.gahsys.com/PRL, http://serkowski.com/soaring/PRL, and...
October 17th 17 07:04 AM
by John Leibacher Go to last post
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IS-28B2 Twin Lark shock absorber replacement/rebuild by [email protected]
My Twin Lark (located in West Virginia) needs its shock absorber repaired/overhauled or replaced (it's fully depleted and a nitrogen re-charge did not help). I've received help from others so far, but welcome additional insight, sources, recommendations, etc. on either repairing or replacing this...
October 16th 17 07:26 PM
by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net Go to last post
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Communicating with OLC by [email protected]
How does one communicate with OLC? I sent a service request days ago without a reply to date. ID and password does not work anymore; it has worked fine for months and AOK up until a week ago. Is membership account dependent on age of your "donation"?
October 16th 17 08:22 AM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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Twin lark/blannik L13 strut help needed by [email protected]
Hi there, I'm trying to fill my olio gas strut on my twin Lark but like most everything on this Romanian built glider it's a wonky system with words threads and couplings. Does anyone have the regulator/fill coupler for this glider? I hear that since it's been sitting for 9 years it probably...
October 16th 17 01:55 AM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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Glider hauling service by Retting
Looking for information, ideas, suggestions to move a glider/Cobra trailer from Elmira , NY to Charlotte, NC. Thanks and great soaring. Henry Retting 561-350-0034 561-350-0732
October 15th 17 10:27 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Beringer parking brake by JS[_5_]
A spin-off from Walt's thread on the D2 brake kit. Looking through the Beringer catalog, there is a parking brake valve. http://www.beringer-aero.com/en/products/parking-brake-valve-30.htm Has anyone installed a hydraulic parking brake in their glider, whether a Beringer, Cleveland, or other...
October 15th 17 08:06 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Cambridge 302 DDV with 303 Navigation Display /Winter 80mm A/SFOR SALE by Ken
Cambridge 302 DDV / 303 Nav. comes with temp probe/GPS ( I have 2 302's) $ 595 for both. I also have a Winter 80mm A/S indicator $ 200 three 5 two
October 15th 17 07:21 PM
by Ken Go to last post
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ATC Privatization, HR 2997 by Tango Eight
Received this morning... see below. Anyone know the issues, particularly the flip side? Thx. best, Evan Ludeman / T8 Dear Evan, I am writing to ask if you could please take a few minutes and call your representative in Congress, THIS WEEK! If you have already called, please call again and...
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October 14th 17 11:38 AM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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Missing IGC Flight Replay by [email protected]
http://ywtw.de/igcsimen.html Sure miss this handy app. Other than SeeYou, what do you use to "replay" an IGC file?
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October 12th 17 09:36 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Not exactly "Bumper" anymore. by bumper[_4_]
It's been 19 years and thousands of yaw strings from the first, somewhat crude by comparison, MKI. The most recent MKIV is the culmination of a few dozen improvements and is flown by pilots all over the world. While the Quiet Vent added to the serenity of soaring when sweating out a low save or...
October 12th 17 08:01 PM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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15M glider trailer for sale. by Collin Shea
Another reminder I have a 15 M cigar tube trailer for sale for $1,200 or best offer. It has an all metal floor and ample storage space in the front, a literal bookshelf almost. 43 inches of clearance from floor to top for wings and 44 inches from bottom to top with fuselage. Photos on link below....
October 12th 17 07:37 PM
by Collin Shea Go to last post
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ClearNav-Vario for sale by [email protected]
My ClearNav-Vario is for sale. It comes with an XC-license, both displays (pointer and CNd digital display), temperature probe, speaker and complete wiring, including a serial cable with IGC pin-out. It has been serviced by ClearNav / TEKK last winter. The pointer display has a metric...
October 12th 17 03:12 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Any FAA CFIs or GFIGs going to Australia? by JS[_5_]
Proximity to Sydney preferred, but... A friend in Australia would like to get an FAA flight review in either single engine or glider. Please contact me at jimstaniforth ? zoho ? com. Replace ?s with the usual. Thanks in advance, Jim
October 12th 17 12:13 AM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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removing mylars at every annual? by Scott Williams
How are I.A.s dealing with inspecting around mylars, are they removing these spendy items every year. If not, what are the control surface hinge inspection considerations? this came up recently for me, luckily I had tissu tape on the upper gap, not so spendy, but before I put on mylars id like to...
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October 11th 17 10:09 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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