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Camping at Hobbs (USA): Frugal or Folly? by Chip Bearden
Need PIREP on tenting at the Hobbs Standard Nationals. We're driving out next week for our first trip to Hobbs since before our 10-year-old twins were born. On the last trip, my wife and I slept in the van out on the ramp: cool nights, steady breezes (no bugs), no issues if it stormed,...
July 14th 04 05:39 PM
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I would like to contact... by Ian Smith
Does anyone know how or where I could contact either Derek Sear or his boyfriend? I moved to Oz in the early 90's and have lost contact with them. Please feel free to mail me. Cheers Ian
July 14th 04 05:01 PM
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Passive Reflective Devices by henkelize
Hi everybody I would like to gather some information about a passive reflective device which could be used to increase the visibility of a glider. It was described to me as follows, during one of those typical launch point chats: It takes the shape of small sphere, mounted just behind the canopy...
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July 14th 04 03:55 PM
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Cobra Storage Drawer Question by Brian Iten
I would like to ask the owners of Cobra trailers with the under trailer storage drawer on the pro's and con's. Is it worth installing or more of a headache than anything? Brian MB1
July 14th 04 03:40 PM
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Hobbs contest and the Hampton Inn by C AnthMin
The Hampton Inn is offering a special rate to SSA members in town for the contest next week of $59.95/nite. If we get enough folks staying their , it's possible they will provide a few rooms free for some of the staff. Charlie "Lite"
July 14th 04 04:07 AM
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Region 9 Hobbs Scores by Larry Pardue
I was curious so went to Hobbs and copied scores from the Score Shack window. I probably made mistakes, sorry. I was told these scores will likely change. 2004 Region 9 Hobbs Final Preliminary Scores Sports 1 4407 BAD Kaewert Nimbus 2
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July 14th 04 02:03 AM
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Standard Nationals Need Towplanes by C AnthMin
We are in search for two or three towplanes to tow at the Standard Class Nationals in Hobbs starting next Sunday. We'll be paying $40/tow and provide room at local college dorm and shared vehicle for transportation.We'll pay for your fuel to get here. This is a last minute situation that developed...
July 14th 04 12:46 AM
by Bill Daniels Go to last post
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confusion by G.A. Seguin
Hi, I have been using a LX5000 for 3 month. I cant configurate the audio to my liking. I want audio in positive in climb. No need for audio in sink silence send the same message. I want audio in negative at minus 4 in cruise. I have a switch on the flaps between climb and cruise. Needdle on the...
July 14th 04 12:08 AM
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Looking for a motorglider with a rotax 505 engine near Detriot MI by Tim Taylor
I am working with a potential supplier of a replacement for the Bosch CDI electronic ignition units for the Rotax 505 engines used in many early motor gliders. He would like to be able to look at an engine to determine the exact specifications for a replacement CDI module. He is located near...
July 13th 04 07:16 PM
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VARIO REPAIR by Vorsanger1
SOARING magazine carries regularly an advert for an outfit in Escondido CA, USA for repairs / exchanges / sales of PZL varios. The phone is never picked up and calls are not returned for messages left on the answering machine. 1) Does anyone know if that outfit is still in business, and if yes,...
July 13th 04 06:38 PM
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[US: PA/NJ/NY] Governor's Cup Request by Papa3
I emailed this out to a bunch of folks, but my distribution list is getting a bit out of date. Reposting here for those of you who follow R.A.S. Please forward to as many GCuppers as possible: Subject: Grumpy Governor Content: I know there are a lot of old email addresses on this list, so some...
July 13th 04 05:24 PM
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Lak-12 manual by pete83
Where I can get lak-12 manual in pdf format?
July 13th 04 02:36 PM
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GPS Smart antenna's by Chris
Hi Guys I am researching GPS smart antennas (GPS Mouse) to feed to specific flight air data / nav computers, has any one gone this route and can advise on there experiences . there are a few new GPS engines coming on to the market, Sirfstar 2 seems a likely candidate, but all the smart antennas I...
July 13th 04 07:18 AM
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How does spar protrusion affect performance by Chris Davison
On the top surface of the wings of a 17m Kestrel I am looking at, the spar is clearly visible and you can feel it (it stands out slightly proud) below the surface of the wing itself. This is uniform down the whole spar and on both wings. Is this 'normal'? Will it affect...
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July 13th 04 12:38 AM
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FS Aero 1550 by Ed Hollestelle
We just purchased a bunch of hard to find Compaq Aero 1550's. Please contact Ed at Solaire Canada.(519) 461-1464.
July 12th 04 08:10 PM
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PASCO Egg by Phil Henry
Attention Region 11 members. http://www.soarhollister.com/forum/index.php?t=msg&th=27&start=0&rid=0&S=16de4060a79457ca9435e09a45e79048
July 12th 04 07:01 AM
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Glider weighing scales by C AnthMin
I purchased the SRA scales from Evergreen Weigh in the state of Washinton. They have proved extremely reliable and durable. No major problems after eigh tough years on the road. They were quite expensive though. Charlie "Lite Minner SRA Scale Guy
July 12th 04 06:53 AM
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New World Record Claim by David Stevenson
A Silent 2 sailplane flown by Leo Benetti-Longhini of Tullahoma, Tennessee, and Asiago, Italy, landed at Swee****er, Texas, on Friday evening (9th July 2004) after a distance record flight of 8.5 hours. The pilot was met by his ground chase volunteer David Glover of Oklahoma City and Sidra Gaither...
July 12th 04 05:00 AM
by Nyal Williams Go to last post
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SeeYou MOBILE v2.0! by Roy McMaster
MOBILE: We are very pleased to inform you of the Internet availability of SeeYou MOBILE Version 2.0 released June 30, 2004. There have been significant improvements over the 2004 SSA Convention version and you should go to the web site and download the free upgrade as soon as you have an...
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July 12th 04 12:25 AM
by Doug Haluza Go to last post
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Hobbs Pics and views from a Sports Class entry. # 711 reporting. by TomnKeyLargo
Go to...... http://www.tiptop.com/soar/cmp/2004/Hobbs/ Alot of pics and what a team entry did at the Region 9 Hobbs in Sports Class. # 711 reporting.
July 12th 04 12:15 AM
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