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Potential danger? (was Where are the flight instructors?) by Eric Greenwell
In article , crwdog69 @hotmail.com says... Sean Tucker and Wayne Handley might disagree. Neither have "the proper ratings." The insurance companies and the FAA cares not even a whit. Excellent point. These people actually charge money...
September 2nd 03 04:49 AM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Tow Rope Freindly Fences by John Spargo
Tow rope friendly fences We have a fence at the end of our runway that keeps our neighbors (Riding School) horses out of the airfield. Occasionally the tow plane pilot snags the fence with the rope, which winds round at least one, and sometimes more strands of barbed wire- resulting in a broken...
September 2nd 03 04:17 AM
by BTIZ Go to last post
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Now you know the rest of the story............ by spektr
I saw this on rec.av.rotorcraft. The guy was looking for info on how to buy helicopter wreckage for spare parts............ lifted from RAR............... I don't think that the crash was all that bad. It occurred at about 100 feet when a glider tow pilot crashed into the back of it during...
September 1st 03 11:42 PM
by BTIZ Go to last post
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Region 6 South Contest (USA) by BMacLean
Include a flashlight with that book. Some retrieves are long! (Experience speaking.) Barb "Ray Lovinggood" wrote in message ... The weather for the Region 6 South contest, held last week at the Caesar Creek...
September 1st 03 08:37 PM
by BMacLean Go to last post
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Handheld alternative to installed radio by DGRTEK
Simply explained, I connected my ICOM A5 with the headset adapter plug to a Powered Radio Shack 8 ohm speaker, plugged in a Telex Microphone, turned down the Side Tone function and powered the set up with the ships 12 volt. I hook into the ships antenna. Since I fly different club ships, this is...
September 1st 03 07:16 PM
by DGRTEK Go to last post
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Question of the day by JJ Sinclair
My sailplane always turns to the left. Can I adjust the left aileron down a bit to make it fly straight? JJ Sinclair
September 1st 03 02:04 PM
by JJ Sinclair Go to last post
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Declaring a free distance fight by Basil Fairston
Rules for the UK750km diploma are the same as for diamond distance (with the exception of the distance of course) so you can use 3 TPs declared before flight and turned in any order or not at all and finish anywhere. (In Laws and Rules). Free distance and free out and return are only for records. ...
September 1st 03 08:27 AM
by Basil Fairston Go to last post
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Current standings in the 2002 r.a.s. League by Dr. Guenther Eichhorn
This is a collection of flights submitted by the pilots on an honour basis. Up to four flights count for the standings.p It can be accessed at a href="http://acro.harvard.edu//LEAGUE/ras_league.html"http://acro.harvard.edu//LEAGUE/ras_league.html/ap Following are all the flights currently...
September 1st 03 07:48 AM
by Dr. Guenther Eichhorn Go to last post
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K-13 TO k-7 elevator by Vassilios Mazis
hello all, I am thinking of replacing a K-7 elevator and possible the whole horizontal stab + elevator with one from a K-13. I guess I will be asking Scleicher if such action is approved, but are there any oppinions out there about it ? has it been done before ? incidentally, can you do the...
August 31st 03 07:25 PM
by Dave Martin Go to last post
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Seeking Partners for Minden Based Glider by Don Johnson
HI, My name is Don Johnson and I live in Reno, NV. I am looking for 2 or possibly 3 responsible people with whom to form a partnership and purchase a glider to be based in Minden, NV, USA. I'm thinking that if each of the partners kicked in approximately eight to twelve thousand US dollars...
August 31st 03 07:20 PM
by Don Johnson Go to last post
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pilot weight and gliding by John Lee
Goneill wrote As a single seater consider the Lak 12 ,a bear to rig if you don't have the rigging gear but is a huge cockpit and a max placarded weight 140kg - 150kg without tailballast.and 50/1 ld I would guess you do not have much experience/knowledge of the LAK 12. It is not 'a bear to...
August 31st 03 06:53 PM
by JohnH Go to last post
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wing weight of HP 14 by John Firth
My RHJ -8 uses HP 14 wings; I have only a rough idea of the root and tip weights, needed for trailer design. Would some obliging owner supply known values. Thanks John firth
August 31st 03 05:50 PM
by Dave Nadler \YO\ Go to last post
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302 Engine Noise Level ? by Robert & Susan Mercer
Yup. I have the 2.63 firmware now, but no ENL sensor, and don't have a motor glider but still get a ENL landout in SeeYou shortly after release. I had to upgrade firmware as a last resort to download a flight that got stuck inside the instrument during a contest. Dave Mercer "Bob Kibby"...
August 31st 03 11:28 AM
by Ian Strachan Go to last post
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Discus 2A by Sam Giltner
Fly the best. 5 Ugly. Discus 2A. Nationals and regionals winner.Highest placeing standard class glider at the 15M nationals in Hobbs 2003.Waxed and buffed every 3 months. Cobra fiberglass trailer in excellent condition. This is the best performing standard class glider in the USA. $65,000.00...
August 31st 03 06:37 AM
by Dan Mockler Go to last post
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Feet Per Minute Conversion Question by Steve B
I think in Feet Per Minute... I must be from a different country. How do you convert Kts per Sec / Meters per sec / Kilometers etc... to Feet per minute Thanks
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August 31st 03 04:40 AM
by Gene Nygaard Go to last post
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FS: Themi, thermal centering device by Robt Salvo
Here's a device that will give you one more opinion of what to do with the thermal. Especially usefull on blue days. In original carton. Sells for $850 new. BO Bob Salvo
August 31st 03 01:27 AM
by Martin Hellman Go to last post
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Microair vs Becker by Ian McPhee
99% Microair are perfect but yes there have been problems with earlier sr nos. There are several service notes from Microair that address some of these problems. I will admit Microair are sensitive to its antenna even problems with just some frequencies in the middle to upper part of freq. ALSO...
August 30th 03 09:45 PM
by Ian McPhee Go to last post
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Navigational Question of the day. by JJ Sinclair
Brion got most of the correct answers to the last NQD, so now a new one: While heading for my selected turn point, I center the turn arrows on my Cambridge GPS and notice that my bearing and track are the same, but my sailplane is pointed a good 15 degrees left of the turn point. Why? JJ Sinclair
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August 30th 03 02:55 AM
by rhpf Go to last post
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Another reason I'm glad I can't fly IFR by Mark James Boyd
http://home.quicknet.nl/qn/prive/f.braaksma/ or as my coworker said "don't do this to your daddy's 737". OK, so good opportunity for me to discuss hail... So the FAA books recommend flying at least 20NM away from isolated thunderstorms, under the concept, I assume, that hail sucked way up...
August 29th 03 06:53 PM
by Janusz Kesik Go to last post
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Experience with Sun Tiger sunglasses by David Sieber
Amongst the Soaring Communitity does anyone have experience with Sun Tiger sunglasses. I saw the ad in Soaring and wanted to cut through the ad-hype. I would appreciate comments concerning the quality of them filling prescriptions. Thanks in Advance. D. Sieber
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August 29th 03 01:20 PM
by Jim Kelly Go to last post
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