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Region 11 at Ely? by [email protected]
The contest is on the SSA schedule, Monday 6/26 was supposed to be the first contest day, but I see no results at SSA's web page. Was the contest canceled? I know at least two of the ten registered pilots could not attend... ~ted/2NO
July 1st 06 06:14 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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FS Cambridge L-Nav and GPS - Nav by Discus 44
L-Nav and GPS Nav with latest SW releases. Vario 57mm size and GPS Display. Supplied with cables. $1700 for all. I am upgrading. Package deal only.
August 2nd 06 08:38 PM
by Discus 44 Go to last post
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EB28 Electronic Turbulators by phil collin
I've just read this months offering of Sailplane and Gliding. there is an article on the new EB28 and in the article they reference having had electronic turbulators fitted. Could someone explain what these are please. Thanks, Phil
August 5th 06 08:47 PM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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'Problem' with Antares 20m? by Ray Lovinggood
From the following webpage: http://www.aerokurier.rotor.com/akNachr/aeNewsE.htm Antares too quiet Lange Flugzeugbau faces an unusual hurdle with the type certification of its electric glider, Antares. The required noise level measurement according to Chapter X was not possible. The noise...
August 4th 06 08:03 PM
by Andor Holtsmark Go to last post
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LX1600 polar info by Chris Davison
Hi, has anyone who uses an LX1600 worked out how to send the unit a polar curve, so that the netto display makes sense. The manual helpfully says 'use your PDA' but I have no idea what SW to use? Winpilot seems to do some stuff, but does not mention polars. Thanks Chris
August 5th 06 09:30 PM
by Chris Davison Go to last post
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Region 12 S. Warner Springs # 711 reporting by [email protected]
Well folks, I am out here in Warner Springs, enjoying Region 12 South. Today, as you can see on the SSA website, some folks put down some speeds. We even had the towpilots go up in a Grob twin, and end up with 1143 guest points. Ya, they had the best times of their life. When I came...
August 12th 06 06:10 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Currency requirements for commercial glider pilot by Doug LS4
Recent discussions at my small club have centered around the cuurency requirements for commercial glider pilots. My understanding is that a pilot may not carry passengers unless they have had three take offs and landings within the previous ninety days in an aircraft of the same category, class and...
August 14th 06 02:02 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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WTB Blanik Tow Bridle for L13 or L23 by kb[email protected]
Anyone have one to sell, not being used? To reply to address, remove "nospam" Thank you. Karen
August 18th 06 01:45 AM
by BTIZ Go to last post
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Some Soaring Questions I Have. by George
Hey guys I was wondering if any of you could help answer these questions. What the proper speed to fly is when passing through lift without wanting to stop and work it. When trying to land in rough air should i go faster or slower? What effect will being underweight have on the control of my...
August 20th 06 05:07 PM
by HL Falbaum Go to last post
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JJ's 'buttwhacker' comes to fruition! by Stewart Kissel
http://www.schempp-hirth.com/en/main.php
July 30th 06 08:50 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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The new art of thermalling - with a kite... by [email protected]
Check out this incredible video at: http://mindensoaringclub.com Enjoy!
July 30th 06 04:06 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Radio problem by keelstrake
Looking for some advice on my radio install, a Microair 760, Version M, which was working fine. I pulled my panel last week to install a clock I already owned. Tried to be careful as I could, but....... Now when someone transmits all I get is static (squelch like sound) in the speaker and when I...
July 1st 06 12:22 PM
by Scott Go to last post
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Yet more thoughts on Sports/club class by Bill Daniels
I susspect that anything as obvious as the following has been thought of and rejected for equally obvious reasons that I'm also not aware of. Anyway, here goes.... Why not adjust turn area tasks so that turn area diameters are porportional to a competitors handicap - i.e. small diameter turn...
July 7th 06 10:20 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Dustdevils-ouch by Stewart Kissel
Why one keeps the canopy closed and the wings tied down in the afternoon. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCGUEjruWs4&search=parapente
July 12th 06 09:32 PM
by JD Go to last post
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Clearinghouse web site for towing and shipping. by [email protected]
Anyone aware of a site where one may bid for tows (a trailer) or to tow a trailer for someone else. Trying to get a trailer from the NW U.S. to the SW U.S. Thanks, Michael
July 10th 06 03:51 AM
by bumper Go to last post
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Alisport Silent gliders by Dave Boulter
Hi, I know there is a forum for this, but I am after other comments from pilots in this group who may have flown the aircraft or own one? /daveb
August 12th 06 05:16 PM
by alacat Go to last post
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Don't park your glider in Jacksonville! by Vaughn Simon
The below is stolen from a post on rec.aviation.homebuilt. I will soon be illegal to park any aircraft in Jacksonville except in an enclosed building, and it will be illegal to work on any aircraft in any residential area. Somebody in power there hates aviation! Vaughn Introduced by Council...
July 24th 06 08:49 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Query on the Woodstock by Stealth Pilot
Australia determined way back when the glider first appeared that the aft fuselage area had insufficient torsional strength and required strengthening. ( I suspect that they were a bunch of *******) looking through the articles that have appeared on the woodstock I see that it has been flown with...
July 25th 06 08:02 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Soaring sites - N. Italy, Hungary, Croatia, Slovenia. by Roy Clark, B6
Late August-early September 2006, taking my wife on a secondo luna di miele (second honeymoon - doing this about every 3 years seems to work so I can go soar on weekends) into northern Italy (Lake Como, Castelrotto), then to Hungary - my mother's grandparents emigrated in the 1860's - (Budapest,...
July 23rd 06 03:11 AM
by PeterK Go to last post
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New Lifted 001 Clip by Anthony Buck
Please check out our home page for the new Lifted 001 preview clip. Thanks www.liftedfilms.com
August 21st 06 03:03 PM
by phil collin Go to last post
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