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Cockpit digital cameras? by Bullwinkle
Anybody have any suggestions for digital cameras to take in the cockpit? Looking for: Small, so easy storage in the cockpit. Shirt pocket compatible. I've also got a Powershot S50, which is too thick for my purposes, although length and width is fine Decent resolution (5 MP or above?) Large...
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June 27th 07 05:02 PM
by 5Z Go to last post
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Losing time in Cloud-Streets? by noel.wade
All - I've been flying with the assumption that flying slow in cloud-streets is always a good idea. But in looking at some of my OLC flights I wonder if my logic is faulty and I'm hurting my speed. Anyone with lots of OLC or contest experience care to offer feedback? Details below... My...
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May 28th 10 08:32 PM
by Chris Reed[_2_] Go to last post
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Contests the end-all? by Morgans[_2_]
As a student pilot, thinking more about gliders lately, I started reading this group. I can't help but notice that talk of contests seems to dominate the subjects here. I think I would enjoy gliders just for the fun of flying, and seeing what you could do individually, and for the beauty of...
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May 21st 10 11:10 PM
by Morgans[_2_] Go to last post
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Glider Batteries and Chargers by Grider Pirate
VSLA? A123? Cycling chargers?? I think this subject should have it's own thread. Unlike transponders, we almost all need them.
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September 1st 10 05:52 AM
by danlj Go to last post
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New ASK-21prices by kirk.stant
I'm trying to build the case for my club to add a new (or mildly used) K-21 to our fleet. Anyone have info on current prices? This would be for delivery in the US (Right Coast)? Feel free to email me directly if desired. kirk dot stant at gmail dot com Cheers!
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October 26th 10 06:01 PM
by kd6veb Go to last post
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Wingtips for PW-5 by kilocharlie
Did anyone run across any information related to Wingtips design/availability for the PW-5. This is understood that it will negate PW-5 World Class categorization however shell be available to all PW-5 registered uder Experimental Cert... I believe I SAW it only once somewhere in Australia (Website...
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June 15th 11 07:06 PM
by GK[_2_] Go to last post
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Article on glide strategy by John Cochrane[_2_]
I wrote a new article on how to use computers to help judge glides. http://faculty.chicagobooth.edu/john.cochrane/soaring/docs/safety_glides.pdf or the first item here http://faculty.chicagobooth.edu/john.cochrane/soaring/index.htm#maccready This will probably end up in Soaring sooner or later,...
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March 9th 12 04:28 PM
by Chip Bearden[_2_] Go to last post
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New Nexus 7 with xc soar. by glider12321
Any thoughts? Will the screen hold up in sunlight? It has GPS, accelerometer and a gyro. Is the 16 GB enough? Thanks, Peter
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December 17th 12 04:27 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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2013 USA Competition Rules Published by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_]
The US Competition Rules for 2013 have been posted on the Rules and Process page of the SSA website (http://www.ssa.org/myhome.asp?mbr=6310235857). You can access the rules directly via these links: National FAI Class...
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March 9th 13 12:03 AM
by kirk.stant Go to last post
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SSA Convention by Greg Arnold
Any reports from the Convention? Jet sailplane on display? NK vario? Interesting talks? Etc.
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February 2nd 10 12:25 PM
by Don[_6_] Go to last post
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reverse the last thing you did. by mart
I had an interesting talk in Narromine last week with a local instructor about my LS6. I bought it because I thought it to have few vices. He knew one.One that almost killed him. Coming back after a racing task he selected +10 flaps, plenty enough to land with, especially when it's a bit...
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January 31st 10 09:19 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Pegasus or ....? by Mike125
I'm looking to move up a level from my ASW 15. Ideally, I'd like an LS 4 but they are few and far between. A couple of Pegasuses (Pegasi?) are listed on W&W and seem to be reasonably priced for what you get. I am in the US and am aware of the 3000 hr issue but don't fly enough for that to be a...
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December 1st 07 02:06 AM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Spoilers or Airbrakes - Whats in a name? by ContestID67
I spotted the following statement in Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spoiler_%28aeronautics%29 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_brake_%28aircraft%29 "Spoilers differ from airbrakes in that airbrakes are designed to increase drag while making little change to lift, while spoilers greatly...
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May 20th 08 05:21 PM
by sisu1a Go to last post
29 1,058
Fuselage Vents by Ken Kochanski (KK)
The performance claims look extremely good ... is this plausible ? http://www.dg-flugzeugbau.de/mandl-absaugung-e.html KK
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August 20th 08 06:59 PM
by PMSC Member Go to last post
29 1,175
another gelcoat story by Brad[_2_]
When we made my fuselage, it was winter and we were heating the shop with a propane heater. Propane releases moisture during combustion. So........molds are waxed multiple times, gelcoat (shurfab polyester product) is sprayed into the mold, we leave the heater on and go home for the...
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August 28th 08 01:26 AM
by Brad[_2_] Go to last post
29 1,043
Drop a day option for US regionals by [email protected]
Pilots all: The US rules have for several years had the option of "drop your worst day" scoring. So far noone has used it, but I for one would like to give it a try. Most of all, I think pilots will like it a lot. Yes, in the end somebody has to win, but that horrible feeling of now Im screwed...
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January 25th 09 01:07 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Beginner questions about buying a sailplane... by vic20owner
No, I am not planning to buy anything for at least a year ... but I have often wondered what other "hidden" expenses or obstacles there are associated with buying a used glider. I regularly see older planes in the $10K USD range (which is well within my price range). BUT, for future reference,...
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May 6th 09 03:16 PM
by TonyV[_2_] Go to last post
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Details on the New SPOT 2 by Paul Remde
Hi, I have just updated my web site with details on the new SPOT 2. It has some nice improvements over the original SPOT. It will be available on Oct. 20th, 2009. http://www.cumulus-soaring.com/spot.htm Best Regards, Paul Remde
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August 8th 09 10:15 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
29 914
The Sun Ship Game on DVD - December by Paul Remde
Hi, I just received word from Drew Associates that the film "The Sun Ship Game" will be shipping in DVD format on December 14th. You can see details and pre-order he http://www.cumulus-soaring.com/videos.htm#SunShipGame Best Regards, Paul Remde
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November 25th 09 09:12 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
29 2,189
Condor by Evan Ludeman[_4_]
Let's not forget, guys and gals, that it's a freaking *simulation*. Referring to Scott Manley's article in Soaring this month, of course. Primacy, anyone? Concerned, Evan Ludeman / T8
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March 13th 13 01:16 AM
by Bill D Go to last post
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