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Moswey lll by David Alchin
Hi Guy's, I do not fly full size gliders but an avid R/C flyer/builder currently building the Moswey lll in 1/3 scale size and have a question that you may be able to answer. My question concerns scale fidelity in so far as pictures of the full size in my opinion clearly show the tail flying...
February 12th 19 03:16 AM
by David Alchin Go to last post
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RIP 271 by MNLou
I'm sorry to report that Jim Hard - 1-26 pilot extraordinaire - has taken his final glide. He died peacefully yesterday evening in the hospital surrounded by friends and family. He will be missed by many - both within and outside the Minnesota Soaring Club. Good finish 271! Lou
February 12th 19 12:31 AM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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What is a "Site Survey?" by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
In responses to my "Traveling Checkride Examiner" post and questions on the SSA Clubs & Chapters group I have received e-mails such as this one: Q. "Burt - Your recent message on Chapters-SSA got me thinking about site surveys. What exactly are they? How much time is required? What's the...
February 11th 19 11:18 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Great Flights 2-9 by Bob Youngblood
I took a look at OLC last evening and noticed that the top two scores were from two guys flying the ridge in PA. They were each flying a 1-26, way to go,nice flights guys!
February 11th 19 01:06 AM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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GPS week rollover issue by Jonathan Foster
I just came across this interesting page: https://www.orolia.com/resources/blog/lisa-perdue/2018/gps-2019-week-rollover-what-you-need-know On April 6th of this year the GPS week will roll over and on some older instruments it could mess up the date. How many of our soaring instruments might have...
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February 10th 19 09:27 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Great Flights 2-9 by Bob Youngblood
I took a look at OLC last evening and noticed that the top two scores were from two guys flying the ridge in PA. They were each flying a 1-26, way to go,nice flights guys!
February 10th 19 01:40 PM
by Bob Youngblood Go to last post
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Long SOFTIE 240 'Chute For Sale - Like New by [email protected]
Four years old, worn for less than twenty flights, stored in the house, rigger says it is in excellent condition. Came with the glider, and doesn't really work for me. Aerobatic straps, Navy Blue, Carry/Storage bag. $1,800 OBO
February 9th 19 06:46 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Inreach Mini by Tango Eight
Has anyone found anything not to like about the Inreach Mini? T8
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February 9th 19 03:25 AM
by joesimmers[_2_] Go to last post
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Noise Canceling headset by [email protected]
What is the best value noise canceling headset for a motor glider. Since the back seat persons head in only inches from the motor - I want to protect their hearing. WH
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February 8th 19 08:46 PM
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For sale by [email protected]
Cambridge 302. The gps engine has NOT been replaced, so it does not function as a logger. I also have a LXNAV Nano (the original one without the display). Both devices work great except for the 302 logging function. I'll part with 302 for $350 and the Nano for $300 or both for $600 ground shipping...
February 8th 19 08:05 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Wolf Lemke Obituary by BobW
A first-generation great has passed. I did not know Mr. Lemke, but from multiple sources whose opinions I respect, every one of them - unsolicited by me - volunteered he was not only a (quietly) superb, multi-talented, sailplane designer, but - far more important in the grand human scheme of...
February 8th 19 07:49 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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SPAM on r.a.s. by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot)
Looks like a few spammers found RAS overnight......
February 8th 19 03:08 PM
by Jim White[_3_] Go to last post
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15m Trailer Needed for Schempp-Hirth Ventus b 16.6 by George Underhill
Hello All, My 1981 Bikle trailer for my Schempp-Hirth Ventus b 16.6 was heavily damaged by a tornado late last year. Luckily the glider was in a hangar. I'm looking for a replacement trailer. I'd like to replace it with a good condition Cobra or Komet. Yes, I know they're hard to find, aren't...
February 8th 19 05:41 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Possible upgrade my Blank L-23 by [email protected]
I'm considering upgrading our two-place with a glass ship. Just mulling it over to help the cold winter pass. Is there much demand for L-23's? Mine has just under 2000TT & includes a factory trailer. And yes I do check Wings & Wheels on a regular basis but L-23's don't often pop up...
February 8th 19 05:09 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Calling RV 6 Driver by George Haeh
RV 6, I added my email, , to the G-103 harness question. Phone is 403-370-9033. Would love to see the photo.
February 8th 19 04:09 AM
by George Haeh Go to last post
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Kawa Webinar - Thanks Everyone!!! (Plus a few thoughts...) by BobW
Having just watched (36 hours after the fact) the SSA/Sebastian Kawa webinar of the (U.S.) evening of Feb. 5, 2019 (link that worked for me below), am "feeling the need" (ha ha!) to: 1) thank everyone involved - the (many) organizers; Sebastian Kawa; the moderators; the...
February 8th 19 03:01 AM
by BobW Go to last post
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Sinus max for sale by S. Dimentstein
Hello. My Sinus-max- 15 meters will become available for sale around April. Fully loaded, brand new conditions. Only about 65 hours on the engine (TBO 2000 hours) If interested please contact me. India Lima S. Dimentstein Glenwood Springs, CO
February 8th 19 01:54 AM
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For Sale: Pilatus B4 with trailer, new finish. by David Reitter
s/n 237. Mfg 1976, TT 1650 hrs. Retractable gear. BALL and Cambridge varios, iCOM radio, Winter ASI. Oxygen system. Easy to rig, though this is not the ship for you if you want to rig it on your own! Working, closed all-metal trailer with near tires incl a spare. Always hangared - owned since...
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February 8th 19 01:46 AM
by S. Dimentstein Go to last post
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Pipistrel News by S. Dimentstein
Hello . My Sinus-max- 15 meters will become available for sale around April. Fully loaded, brand new conditions. Only about 65 hours on the engine (TBO 2000 hours) If interested please contact me. India Lima S. Dimentstein Glenwood Springs, CO
February 8th 19 01:43 AM
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Lookout for stolen LX9050 flight computer by [email protected]
My LXNav LX9050 flight computer was stolen from my apartment building in San Francisco on February 5th. I had sent it to LXNav in Slovenia for repair, and they fixed it and sent it back. The package was left in the mail room inside the apartment building, but someone sneaked in through the garage...
February 7th 19 10:59 PM
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