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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...
February 4th 19 01:15 PM
by Bob Youngblood Go to last post
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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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February 4th 19 12:02 PM
by Eric Munk Go to last post
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Power rating -- looking for regulatory guidance by John Cochrane[_3_]
I have a glider commercial rating, and I'm adding on my power rating. The question is, just what requirements do I need to solo? Yes, I know the relevant reg -- §61.31 Type rating requirements, additional training, and authorization requirements. (d) Aircraft category, class, and type...
February 3rd 19 06:42 PM
by Retting Go to last post
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US Handicap Weight Adjustment White Paper by [email protected]
A new file has been placed in the Contest Rules and Process section of the SSA web site describing the study of the effect of flying weight on handicaps. It shows the basis for the recently proposed rules change that will be effective in 2019. It may be found at the top of the listing under...
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February 3rd 19 02:51 PM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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SZD 55 water dump valve sticking. by Mark B[_2_]
One of the water dump valves in my 55 has become so stiff that it is virtually impossible to move. The manual has no procedure for the removal of the offending valve. Has anybody had to remove the dump valves on their 55 and if so how did you do it. Regards Mark B.
February 1st 19 11:15 PM
by Mark B[_2_] Go to last post
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Soaring Videos Wanted! by [email protected]
GoPro and Other HD & 4K Soaring Videos Wanted! The SSA is looking to its members to submit any 1080-HD or 4K soaring video you think the SSA might like to use in producing future promotional videos.. The SSA is currently seeking raw footage of any closeup air-to-air shots, or video of 2 or more...
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February 1st 19 06:05 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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NEW - Schweizer 1-26 for Condor 2 by Paul Remde
Hi, This is so cool! You can now fly a Schweizer 1-26 in Condor 2. Model price: $12 Please order he http://cumulus-soaring.com/condor2.htm#Condor2-Schweizer-1-26
February 1st 19 12:29 AM
by Duster[_2_] Go to last post
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Hydraulic struts for an Avionic trailer by Dan Thirkill[_2_]
The clamshell hydraulic struts on my Avionic trailer are beginning to lose strength and need replacing. Anyone know of an appropriate source? Thanks! Dan Thirkill
January 31st 19 08:11 PM
by swinkelj Go to last post
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Looking for a 1-34 by gotovkotzepkoi
Does anyone know of a decent 1-34 that might be for sale?
January 31st 19 06:24 AM
by RV 6 Driver Go to last post
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Condor and CN by S9
Anyone linked up a ClearNav to Condor? How?
January 31st 19 03:48 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Looking for Soaring Meteorology Textbook by [email protected]
Four decades ago when I was getting my U. S. glider pilots license the textbook we used had a very good discussion of convection. This included stable and unstable air conditions, the temperature gradients needed to sustain convection, and how, over the course of a sunny day, convective currents...
January 30th 19 09:57 PM
by Peter Deane[_2_] Go to last post
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Fallstreak clouds over SLC 1/29 by Ron Gleason
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4LxAleYOSM&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2-FRicrdkBMlvySFeGI999O8VU3rtal_KrGm2ZZmGpbsbjT__AMIOXTno Thanks to the NWS office in Salt Lake City
January 30th 19 01:48 AM
by Ron Gleason Go to last post
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Wortmann vs Eppler by [email protected]
Hi, first time caller here, I note the first flight of the Pik-20 was in Oct-73, the Mosquito and Mini Nimbus in Sep 76. Grob came out with their Speed Astir in Apr 78. All competed in the 15 metre class. One major difference between them was the first 3 had the FX67k170/150 as a wing airfoil,...
January 30th 19 12:31 AM
by Mike C Go to last post
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1920's Gliding Footage by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sd-2RGM0SG8&feature=youtu.be Some interesting footage in here. Sad ending thou..
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January 29th 19 11:25 PM
by David Lessnick 51P Go to last post
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Gary Itner by Dan Marotta
Hi Gary, I think your email has been compromised.* Today I received in my spam folder a message purported to be from you at aerospace-welding.com and some other odd email address with an attached invoice.doc file.* I deleted it without opening since we've not done business together. Just...
January 29th 19 07:39 AM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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Wright Brothers Master Pilots by Jim Kellett
The Master Pilot is the "most prestigious award the FAA issues to pilots certified under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 61" (see https://www.faasafety.gov/content/MasterPilot/). Five members of our club (Skyline Soaring) have been recipients of this award, and I was...
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January 29th 19 06:41 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cobra Tongue Bellows by [email protected]
Am looking for a round tongue bellows for a Cobra trailer. Let me know if you have one available. Thanks Rolf
January 29th 19 03:04 AM
by Dave Springford Go to last post
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Source for L'Hotellier Safety Clips by George Haeh
Any recommendations or vendors who stock them in North America?
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January 29th 19 01:20 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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ADS-B or just Mode S for class E airspace? by [email protected]
Hi all, Sorry to start yet another ADS-B discussion, but I'm wondering about the value of it to a glider that doesn't fly in airspace that requires it. I have a Mode S transponder, so I believe I will continue to be 'visible' to both ATC and TCAS systems. (I am flying through some areas that are...
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January 28th 19 06:34 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Trailer Covers-will that eliminate condensation inside ? by [email protected]
I saw a Trailer cover offered. Seems to cover quite nicely a standard Cobra trailer. Color is white. I wonder if this a solution to reduce or eliminate formation of condensation inside the trailer walls, especially metal ones. I would assume that since the top and side walls are somewhat insulated...
January 27th 19 07:15 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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