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2019 USA Open and 18 Meter National Soaring Championship pre practice news. by Tom Kelley #711
2019 USA Open and 18 Meter prepractice day 6/15/19. Attached pic of DB, Concordia, being towed out for takeoff. Yes, its hot, many folks are setting up and a few are flying. XG took off a few moments ago, ZO is getting ready to go. Looks to be a good day, the chance of small cu with bases 15,000...
June 18th 19 04:12 PM
by Bojack J4 Go to last post
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AusRASP by Andrew[_9_]
Is anyone aware of issues with the old AusRasp website: http://glidingforecast.on.net/RASP/RASPtable.html Andres
June 18th 19 02:55 PM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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cleaning mold off wing covers by Key Dismukes
Does anyone have experience with best technique to clean mold off wing covers? thanks, KD
June 18th 19 02:39 AM
by Key Dismukes Go to last post
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Wanted: FRONT nose Trim weights for LS gliders by [email protected]
Does anyone have nose trim weights for their LS-3 up to LS-10 glider that they do not use and would sell to me? They are 2.45 kg = 5.4 lbs each. I need TWO more trim weights for the nose of my LS-8 that I can add when I fly and remove when my husband flies. Thanks. --Cathy
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June 17th 19 10:44 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Practice Day 18M/Open Nationals, Hobbs, NM by [email protected]
18M/Open Nats final practice day. Assigned task expected launch to begin 12:30. Nice day with cu. bases 10-12k 20% chance of T-storms. About 3/4 of the field plan to fly. #usnats Follow on ssa.org. Posted by Leigh
June 17th 19 08:16 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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GliderLink - New team soaring app for airborne location sharing by [email protected]
I'm excited to announce a new soaring app I've developed called GliderLink. The app shows your location and the location of nearby gliders on a moving map. You can see the other gliders' callsign, relative altitude, heading, and vertical speed. That's about it right now; it's very simple. The value...
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June 17th 19 06:26 PM
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Eprata Wa Region 8 Practice day report by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
Hi All From lovely Ephrata Wa Yesterday was a very good task call. There were forecast to be Cu up to the north of us and then later in the day a convergence was forecast to set up North/ south north of Ephrata. This all happened. On my run north to Nils Corner I never got high and go to check out...
June 17th 19 04:59 PM
by Nick Kennedy[_3_] Go to last post
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New book by Paul T[_4_]
https://adverts.gliderpilot.net/?op=s3&id=16196
June 17th 19 10:25 AM
by Paul T[_4_] Go to last post
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Today is not the day by Jonathan St. Cloud
Well worth the 8 minutes to watch and consider. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMT-MhYd7Z4&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3K1gYFQt54aEft604HNVrML3QgI5mVrpitQ5NowlUIrWMiQ9bbZ1H_MPY
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June 17th 19 01:53 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Looking for PW-5 canopy by [email protected]
The canopy of my PW-5 glider was damaged rather severely. I'm looking for a replacement (unlikely, I know) or for someone who can rebuild it from the frame. Any ideas?
June 16th 19 01:38 PM
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Nearest Location by [email protected]
I am 13 years old and I want to learn to fly a glider. The one problem is that the nearest gliding school near me is 1 hr and 40 minutes away and this is way too far. I was wondering if there was a way around this. I have looked for different places but they are all too far. FYI I live in eastern...
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June 15th 19 02:59 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Softie Parachute for Schleicher gliders with a seat back cutout by Craig Reinholt
Last year I bought a new Softie parachute for my ASH 31. Not researching things through properly, I briefly read the Softie website (ok, I’m a dipstick for not drilling down in the "not so" fine print) and ordered the 240 MINI Softie model. Being a guy that is moderately “prosperous”, but can...
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June 15th 19 02:41 PM
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Another EXTREMELY low thermal save by [email protected]
I’m afraid video may be making pilots take these risks. https://youtu.be/PlXeHeR5Ma8
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June 15th 19 10:42 AM
by Paul T[_4_] Go to last post
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Recommended websites for posting student IGC files? by George Haeh
Now that we finally have a PowerFLARM in our club 2-seater, I am wondering where to post the IGC files so the students can later examine their flights, and possibly make badge claims.
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June 14th 19 05:03 PM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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5 way tubing quick connector UK by Rob Shepherd
Evening folks, Does anyone know where I can obtain a five way tubing quick connector in the UK? Cheers Rob
June 14th 19 04:48 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Fastening Flexible Solar Panels to a trailer-what adhesive to use ? by [email protected]
Looking to add solar charging to my trailer by using flexible solar panels. Would rather not drill through the Aluminum top. Any experience with adhesives to use ? Dan
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June 13th 19 05:38 PM
by John Wells Go to last post
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How to hang a glider from the ceiling of a hangar by Chris
We are looking to put a 1-26 on a lift or hoist. Its a steel building with a very beefy structure. This is commonly done in Europe. Has anybody experience and sketches/pictures/BOM for such a construction and is willing to share? Thanks.
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June 13th 19 10:04 AM
by Ian[_2_] Go to last post
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Problem With Powerflarm Firmware Update? by Dan Marotta
Yesterday I updated my PF portable from version 6.60 to 6.67 and went out for a short flight.* I found that Flarm targets were no longer displayed on my ClearNav II display.* It still displayed ADS-B and PCAS targets but no Flarm targets.* The PF portable still showed Flarm targets.* Any...
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June 12th 19 11:31 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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FlarmNet targets on Oudie 2 by zach yama
Hello, I recently installed a PowerFLARM in my ship. I have the Flarm box connected to an SN10B and my Oudie 2 reviving Data from the SN10B. I have not had any issues with the Flarm and ADS-B targets being displayed (with their Hexadecimal code) on either the SN10B or the Oudie, but have not yet...
June 12th 19 07:44 PM
by zach yama Go to last post
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Dittel FSG 2T question by SC
Has anyone successfully used pin 4 to connect a vario audio to the speaker for a Dittel FSG 2T radio? I tried this with a ClearNav Vario and was not successful. The manual indicates that this should work, but states that this feature is optional. I don't know if this means that it is an optional...
June 12th 19 05:49 PM
by MN50 Go to last post
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