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Updating to Flarm 6.42 seems to fail? by jfitch
I tried updating my PowerFlarm to 6.42, expires in 11/19. It has 6.40 now, expires 2/19. It persistently does not update. The log file says it found the firmware file, confirmed its applicability, copies it to memory. But subsequently it comes up reporting 6.40, expiring 2/19. It also reports this...
Today 02:19 AM
by jfitch Go to last post
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for sale - collection of soaring books by [email protected]
That is, mostly soaring books, with some general aviation books as well. Located about 50 miles NW of Denver. If interested, I'll email you the complete list. Contact me at rfherten at gmail.com Thanks! RFH
Today 02:14 AM
by Paul Agnew Go to last post
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Hero emulation by son_of_flubber
I stumbled across a young 150 hour glider pilot online, who had recently seen a low pass on a Grand Prix video. He thought 'that was neat', and so he decided to 'try that at home' on his own. He landed cleanly on his first attempt.
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Today 01:23 AM
by Roy B. Go to last post
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OLC Before 2005? by Daniel Sazhin[_2_]
Hey Guys, I am trying to access some flights posted on OLC at and before 2005. Anyone know of a way to access the old website? The normal link: http://www2.onlinecontest.org/olcphp/2005/ausw_klassen.php?olc=olc-usa doesn't work for me. Thanks, Daniel
Yesterday 09:41 PM
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Best type of Serengeti lens? by [email protected]
So, I'm buying a new set of prescription Serengeti sunglasses, with progressive lenses, non-polarized. Which is the best type of Serengeti lens for spotting lift and generally less eye fatigue? Drivers? Sedona? 55NM? CPG? Please tell me which type of Serengeti lens you prefer and why. Many...
Yesterday 09:02 PM
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Blanik L-23 WingRigger by ma[email protected]
I have received confirmation from the Civil Air Patrol that they will be purchasing several specialized WingRiggers for their Blanik L-23 fleet. If any other L-23 owners are interested, I could increase the production run to accommodate other purchasers. Contact me through my website,...
Yesterday 05:20 PM
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ClearVav vs. LXNav by Gerry Simpson
New glider on the way. Would like objective opinions from pilots who have flown with both ClearNav and LXNav and spent enough time to make an honest, educated evaluation. Let me preface this with the information that I have flown with ClearNav since being an early adopter. Both appear to have...
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Yesterday 04:44 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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FREE CHECKRIDES at Marfa, Texas 2017-2018 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
On Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 9:07:24 PM UTC-6, Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas wrote: CHECKRIDE BOOT CAMP! APRIL 11 - 19, 2018 I've got extra ground crew and towpilots that week for you to finish your checkride. Do you WANT it? Then do it. Could it be the end of an...
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FREE CHECKRIDES at Marfa, Texas 2017-2018 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
LAST CALL! Let's finish your checkride April 11-19. On Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 9:07:24 PM UTC-6, Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas wrote: CHECKRIDE BOOT CAMP! APRIL 11 - 19, 2018 I've got extra ground crew and towpilots that week for you to finish your checkride. Do you...
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Self-Launch ground instruction at the convention?? by [email protected]
a ground instruction class on self launch procedures and operations to be held during the convention might benefit a few pilots. I know it's a bit late.... Maybe it's too dependent on self-launch type?
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SSA Convention at Reno, FEB 28-MAR 3, 2018 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
The SOARING SAFETY FOUNDATION (SSF) invites you to participate in our training and safety presentations during the Soaring Society of America Convention at the Reno Convention Center, next to the Atlantis Hotel, February 28 through March 3, 2018. The Soaring Safety Foundation (SSF) Seminar...
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Traffic Awareness and Collision Avoidance Talks at the SSA Convention by Darryl Ramm
I know folks can't get enough of Traffic Awareness and Collision Avoidance and ADS-B information :-) At the SSA Convention next week John Roper marketing manager from Trig is going to be talking about ADS-B and especially the Trig TN72 low-cost ADS-B/TABS GPS source that there has been a lot of...
Yesterday 01:59 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Looking for Dennis Gallotti low-altitude visual effects letter by Dave Nadler
On the subject of low altitude training: Dennis Gallotti wrote an excellent letter to Soaring, IIRC sometime 1984-1986, about visual effects that cause problems with low-altitude turns. I've misplaced it, and a couple folks have asked me about it... Anybody know where to find this? Thanks! Best...
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Yesterday 06:29 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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FS: 5 Becker 4201 + 1 Becker 3201 + 1 Dittel FSG5 Handheld by Ross[_3_]
As the titel says, we have a few good radios that we need new homes for Priced at $400 each, but we are willing to do deals to help out clubs The 3201 can go for $200 The FSG5 $450 We also have a big yellow Dittel Basepack that currently has a Dittel FSG60m in it. It does require some work on...
Yesterday 05:42 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Strong 305 chair parachute for sale by Robert Holliday
I am selling a like new 2007 chute. Used but never deployed. Recent repack. $1000.
February 23rd 18 10:55 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Need a Nixus Fixus! by Dave Nadler
No updates for a month - hope everything is OK! Anybody know if they'll be at the convention? https://www.facebook.com/NixusProject/
February 23rd 18 10:24 PM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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Minimum number of flights for winch sign off? by Waveguru
What would be the consensus for the minimum number of flights to get a ground launch sign off for an experienced glider pilot? How many cable breaks and at what altitude? Of course it would take more for some and less for others, but I would think at least 15 launches with 5 cable breaks at various...
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February 23rd 18 09:27 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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RIP Matt Wright (Balleka on YouTube) by Stephan van den Berg
Dreadful news coming from the UK today. Matt Wright (Balleka on YouTube) was tragically killed in a mid-air whilst flying his glider this weekend. I believe he collided with a power plane. I'm sure we have all watched some of Matt's videos on YouTube over and over. He will be sorely missed. RIP...
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February 23rd 18 09:23 PM
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ASW owners forum on Yahoo? by GeneReinecke
I can't seem to find the ASW-20 or 27 forums anymore. Are they still there? Different name? Spammed out? Gene
February 23rd 18 08:16 PM
by Sean Eckstein Go to last post
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looking for a used parachute by [email protected]
If anyone has a used backpack-style parachute for sale, please let me know. I'm looking for one that is less than 10 years old and in excellent condition. Matt
February 23rd 18 04:39 PM
by Larry Goddard[_2_] Go to last post
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