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October 2 Webinar by dmarin
Working Ridges Webinar: October 2nd Please register for WORKING RIDGES: A PRIMER, held on October 2nd, 2018, 5:00 pm PDT at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/741902461530252035?source=RAS Title WORKING RIDGES: A PRIMER Description Picking off a thermal climb along a ridge is a...
September 23rd 18 05:29 PM
by dmarin Go to last post
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20 Meter two-seater added to Club Fleet in Michigan by [email protected]
Sandhill Soaring Club is excited to announce that it recently procured a race-ready, 20 meter two-seat DG505 ELAN Orion and Cobra trailer. The ship will be utilized for cross-country training, upset training and basic aerobatics, and for advanced training as the "next step" new-member pilots take...
September 23rd 18 04:25 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Handicap Source Documents by Jamie Shore
Are the following links the official source documents for the German and Australian handicap indexes? If not, please advise. German...
September 22nd 18 08:35 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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AMS Flight and LS6 Upper Rudder Bushing by Dan M
Hello, For those that don't know, AMS Flight (www.ams-flight.si) in Slovenia owns the type certificate on the LS4 and LS6 gliders, and has been providing support for them. Unlike DG, they do not require you to pay the "LS Tax". They do not support the LS1, LS3, or LS8. That said, I emailed them...
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September 22nd 18 01:32 AM
by [email protected] 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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September 21st 18 08:55 PM
by Alex Neigher Go to last post
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A few newbie questions about the sport by [email protected]
A short while ago my daughter was considering joining a local Civil Air Patrol chapter, while attending the meetings with her I began to be interested in Gliding. I'm in NJ. If someone could help me with a few basic questions, I'd really appreciate it: 1. What is the average ground speed of a...
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September 21st 18 05:43 PM
by Paul T[_4_] Go to last post
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Oudie 2 for sale by [email protected]
I have an Oudie 2 used less than 6 times total. Reason: Upgraded to an LxNav8080, so no longer need it. It comes with all included equipment, sans box. $325 OBO.
September 21st 18 02:08 PM
by Nick Kennedy[_3_] Go to last post
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Any LAK 17B FES owners out there? by David Kinlan
Just took delivery of a LAK 17B FES and would like to share advice, tips, etc with other owners. Is there anyone out there?
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September 21st 18 01:11 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Bing fuel pump by David Salmon[_3_]
Anyone out there got a Bing fuel pump, as used to be fitted to the Solo 2350, that they are willing to sell? Dave
September 21st 18 09:23 AM
by David Salmon[_3_] Go to last post
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For sale: Clearnav club vario. by [email protected]
I have a Clearnav club vario surplus to requirements. It has an analog pointer and comes with ADC, speaker, GPS aerial, on/off switch and can be easily upgraded to the x/c version. It's in excellent condition and ready to go. $1000 usd including freight from New Zealand.
September 21st 18 12:59 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Towpilot Needed in So Cal by Greg Arnold[_2_]
Windhaven Glider Rides in Santa Ynez, California (close to Santa Barbara) is looking for a summer towpilot. Busy ride operation in tourist area. Need someone to tow one to five days during the week. Free lodging. Our planes are a Pawnee and Scout. Contact the owner, Gary Gordon, at...
September 20th 18 05:12 PM
by CindyB[_2_] Go to last post
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Anti-collision strobe lights by Gerry Simpson
Does anyone have knowledge of documented studies showing the efficacy of the strobe light bars which are available to be installed in the leading edges of the vertical stabilizers on gliders? Is there anything beyond anecdotal experience to support their use to improve visibility to other aircraft...
September 20th 18 02:36 PM
by kirk.stant Go to last post
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Vario Comparison by [email protected]
Hi- I've searched the archives of this oft-discussed topic, but am not finding specific answers I'm seeking. If you have good experience or knowledge about the specific issues below, I would much appreciate your insights. 1) Latency with accuracy. What is the quickest vario with accuracy? Are...
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September 20th 18 05:06 AM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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Pre-purchase inspection by Marshall Woodford
I found a LS-6 near Milwaukee. Can someone recommend someone that can do a pre-buy? Thank you. Marshall
September 19th 18 10:45 PM
by Marshall Woodford Go to last post
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2018 R4S (New Castle) Rescheduled by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_]
All, Due to Florence, the 2018 R4S contest at New Castle has been slipped by one week. The new dates are Practice 9/22 and 9/23 with competition 9/24 through 9/29. While this undoubtedly means a few won't be able to come, perhaps it fits into your schedule now. Experience the magic of New...
September 19th 18 04:45 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
1 163
Js3 jet catastrophic failure. by Charlie Quebec
In the last east issue of Gliding Australia there is an incident report shown below. During the course of a cross country flight, the pilot elected to start the jet sustainer to self retrieve. The engine started normally, and the pilot tracked for the home airflield The engine failed...
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September 19th 18 03:26 AM
by Emir Sherbi Go to last post
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Houston Area FIRC 19-20 Jan 2019 by Jamie Shore
The Houston area is having a glider oriented FIRC (Flight Instructor Revalidation Clinic) on 19-20 Jan 2019. More info and to Register https://sites.google.com/site/soaringclubofhouston/overview/2013-firc The SSF clinics are also open to any pilot, not just instructors, who is interested in...
September 19th 18 02:00 AM
by Jamie Shore Go to last post
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For Sale: New Gas Spring for Cobra Trailer 1300N x 1550 mm extended length by Craig Funston[_3_]
New, never used. HAHN-Gasfedern #1259542 Manufacture date 14.05.11 Always stored with with extension rod down to keep seal lubricated. Located in Washington State, USA $50 USD + shipping gmail address = nimbus3mail
September 19th 18 12:05 AM
by Craig Funston[_3_] Go to last post
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Gliders and more for sale at Marfa, Texas by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
Just downsizing (I'm not retiring or closing) at Marfa, Texas! Photos and more details by e-mail only (no texts / no phone calls) to burtcompton (at) aol (dot) com Offered for sale: 1946 Piper J3 Cub C-85 hp. (Recently restored by a specialist in wooden gliders and Cubs. Grove brake mod, Scott...
September 18th 18 07:56 PM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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Engine monitoring systems for towplanes by [email protected]
Hey, gang, Soon we will be putting an overhauled engine on our Pawnee, and I am wondering if anyone has had experience with or has comments on engine monitoring systems on towplanes. I am thinking a basic system with all 6 cylinders CHT (and EGT?) monitored, a shock cooling warning system, and...
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September 18th 18 05:27 PM
by danlj Go to last post
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