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Flarm suppression of ADS-B out on Tow Planes by [email protected]
For those towing behind tow planes equipped with ADS-B out (1090MHz), a new version of PowerFlarm firmware 6.67 is now available which should suppress the collision warning from the tow plane's ADS-B out. Below are release notes. Version 6.67 Published 04 March 2019 Platforms Build Expiration All...
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March 23rd 19 12:43 AM
by Andy Blackburn[_3_] Go to last post
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US Sectional Charts by 2KA
If you like sectional charts (and I do), you may be interested to know that up-to-date, downloadable sectional charts are available for the most popular soaring flight planning software. Just visit the Sectionals tab on my website at http://www.soaringdata.info to find: - CMR format files for...
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March 22nd 19 11:27 PM
by Tom BravoMike Go to last post
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Life glider hours with winch by [email protected]
Hi all. I listened from some pilots that the glider life hours reduce if you use winch start. Is that true? I looked for some data about and I did not found. have a nice day, José.
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March 22nd 19 08:42 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cobra Trailer Emergency Brake Experience by [email protected]
I have been having bad luck with trailers recently. Here is what happened a few days ago, maybe someone will benefit from hearing about my misfortune: Best I can figure, the Cobra trailer emergency brake application cable (which attaches to the bottom of the brake handle and clips to the tow...
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March 22nd 19 02:49 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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DNN aircraft detection by [email protected]
Not sure how practical for gliders but for powered aircraft seems useful to augment ADSB. They have tested in an around Edwards and could detect gliders. Just need to find a way to keep bugs off the camera lens. https://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2019/03/20/jetson-tx2-aircraft-safety/ Darren
March 22nd 19 12:57 AM
by WB Go to last post
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Recirculate cockpit air to keep feet warm? by [email protected]
As we know, flying in wave with the sun shining, much of the cockpit stays reasonably warm, but the feet, down in the shade, get cold. So, as I'm here at home on a cold night with a fan helping distribute the heat from the wood stove to another room, it occurred to me that something like that may...
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March 21st 19 02:51 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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There is a new LXNAV user group on google groups by Jonathan St. Cloud
There is a new LXNAV user group on google
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K8b restoration by John Foster
I was given a junked K8b due to water damage to the wood at the wing root and multiple tears in the original fabric and chipped/peeling paint. However, it looks like it may be restorable (worth it, that's another story). Anyway, I'm interested to know if there is an online repair manual that lays...
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March 19th 19 02:14 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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101 Pegase A by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
Does anybody know the history of the above ship listed on Wings and Wheels? At a asking price of 13k it seems like it could be a great first glass ship for someone. There taking offers. Looks like it needs a computer, some tow out gear. Throw a couple of thousand at battery's, trailer if it needs...
March 18th 19 12:40 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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LX 90XX User Group? by Roy B.
Does anybody know of an LX90XX user group online? ROY
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Glider preparation for a competition by [email protected]
I'm flying in my first gliding competition this year. I've flown a reasonable number of XC tasks over the last couple of years and thought it would be fun to enter a small local competition. My glider is in pretty good condition and I'll be polishing it before the competition, but what other tips...
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March 16th 19 07:38 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Flarm antenna mounting in a K6 by Rob Shepherd
Afternoon all, I have a Flarm Powermouse with a 16cm antenna with a 1m lead so it will have to be mounted in front of the cockpit area but space in very limited, if in front of the pilot, I'm assuming as it has to penetrate through the pilot to see behind, coverage in this area would be...
March 16th 19 05:22 PM
by Rob Shepherd Go to last post
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Pawnee question by Greg Arnold[_2_]
The local towplane operation has a Pawnee that back in 1996 had an STC from STC Inc. (SA01154AT) modification to the wing attach cluster. Apparently it still requires a wings off inspection every two years. The owner of the operation has heard that there may be an inexpensive permanent fix that...
March 15th 19 04:55 PM
by Larry Ruggiero Go to last post
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FLARM and ADS-B and PCAS Traffic Display on PC by Paul Remde
Hi, A customer has a PowerFLARM Core and wants to use it to display nearby FLARM, ADS-B and PCAS traffic on a PC - on the ground. It is easy to connect the PowerFLARM Core to the PC's serial port, but I'm not aware of any software to display the traffic on a map. Any suggestions? Are any...
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March 15th 19 02:51 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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1-26 Championships Moriarty by Daniel Sazhin[_2_]
Hey Folks, As CD of the competition, I was especially happy to see 20 1-26s signed up for the 2019 1-26 Championships at Moriarty! We are working hard to make this a really fun event for all experience levels. Low performance ships are also very welcome to participate! Performance range up...
March 15th 19 01:08 AM
by Daniel Sazhin[_2_] Go to last post
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Replacing a multi-probe socket by JS[_5_]
Is there a 3-circuit socket which is more easily serviced when the total pressure (pitot) O-ring fails? Jim
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March 13th 19 05:55 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Anyone flown a SHK-1? by [email protected]
What was the cockpit like? Roomy or constrained compared to k6e? How does it handle turbulence? What are your general opinions? Thanks for your time and thoughts! -Nick
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March 13th 19 05:06 PM
by Dave Walsh[_2_] Go to last post
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Botched handoffs by son_of_flubber
I would like to review the several ways that a handoff of control can go awry. Here's my best botched handoff, so far (knock on wood). I was flying with an instructor in the backseat. A very strong quartering crosswind had blown up while we were in the air. Last flight of the day, so I was...
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March 12th 19 09:38 AM
by Z Goudie[_2_] Go to last post
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Brendan Chaplin - UK Glider Pilot by [email protected]
Morning ... anybody have contact information for a UK pilot named Brendan Chaplin (or perhaps Chapman) ... who flew out of Blairstown NJ (USA) ~25 years ago ... thanks ... KK
March 11th 19 07:45 AM
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ASH26E For Sale by 2G
Trading up to an ASH31Mi. Rex, the Schleicher dealer, did the maintenance and last annual: https://wingsandwheels.com/class/classified.php?id=2999 It is located at Williams, CA for inspection.
March 11th 19 12:17 AM
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