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Electric Self Launch System by Emir Sherbi
Hi everyone, My name is Emir Sherbi, i'm a mechanical engineer from Argentina. With a partner who is an electronic engineer we've designed an electric self launching system that can be retrofitted in most of the composite sailplanes. Some of you may be saw my booth in the SSA convention in Reno...
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June 12th 18 12:59 AM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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Towplane-Baron accident by Jp Stewart
Odd circumstance: http://www.lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/3729615/Updated:-3-killed-in-plane-crash-at-LaGrange-Callaway-Airport JP
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June 11th 18 10:03 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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SN10B Repeater wanted by WaltWX[_2_]
Anyone have an SN10B Repeater for sale... or loan just for the 2018 soaring season? Would help us on in our Duo Discus syndicate. We're using it for advanced XC training. Thanks... Walter Rogers "WX"
June 11th 18 09:29 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Skylark 4 Canopy? by [email protected]
Anyone have a spare, or a line on one, or know of a possible source? Thank you,
June 11th 18 02:21 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Looking for info about the Alsema Sagitta N12DC, latest based in the US by Sebastiaan van buiten
Hi,as addicted RC model pilot I want to build a scalemodel of the Alsema Sagitta in both the 'standard' and the only worldwide 17M version. The scale model will be scale 1:2 and 1:3 so it can be pritty detailed. From this model I found it is latest registered in USA as N12DC bit got out of active...
June 10th 18 06:51 AM
by Duster[_2_] Go to last post
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SGS 1-35 wanted (not club model) by michael pitoniak
anyone know of one for sale please contact me. thx
June 9th 18 11:32 PM
by Charles Longley Go to last post
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Color Platforms for Top Hat/XCSoar by [email protected]
What color devices are pilots using for Top Hat/XCSoar? I'm running Top Hat on a Kobo Glo (large eink gray scale--great readability) and a Dell Streak 5 (smaller screen, color, acceptable readability). If the Dell were a little brighter and larger, it would be perfect. Options seem to range from...
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June 9th 18 04:09 AM
by Mike C Go to last post
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Laister LP-49 TE and polar info by Jim Meade
I have a Laister LP-49 and am looking for a polar graph for it. I would also like to talk to anyone who has added a total energy probe to the vario on this glider. It has metal flight surfaces and a plastic body with solid bulkheads. Might be a trick to plumb the line from the vertical stab.
June 8th 18 08:14 PM
by Jerry A Haynes Go to last post
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Club Procedures for Late Day XC Flights by Roy B.
Friends: I am trying to learn more about how different clubs with active XC pilots flying privately owned gliders handle the problem of determining "Is everybody back safely?" - before everybody at the airport goes home. In my club we frequently shut down training operations around 5:00 pm or so...
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June 8th 18 08:01 PM
by Nick Kennedy Go to last post
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Average time to solo a student by [email protected]
I'm a very experienced power pilot CFI & have soloed hundreds of airplane student pilots over the years. That said, I'm not as experienced as a CFIG. I soloed a new student this weekend. He flew three solo flights & did a spectacular job. He has no former flying experience so he wasn't the...
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June 8th 18 03:44 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Marion Griffith by 7K
Marion Griffith passed away on June 2nd in Georgetown, Texas. He was a past President of the SSA and instrumental in planning the first SSA convention in Dallas in 1972. Marion flew for Braniff as a check airman for many years and was the first US pilot to be rated on the Concord. Over the...
June 7th 18 05:36 PM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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LXNAV Experience by Del Jensen
One week ago today I sent in a variometer to get a pressure sensor repaired. Today got notification of delivery two days from now. Soaring season saved. You can't beat that kind of service. Uros and his crew are stand up guys. No, I don't own stock in LXNAV, nor does any relation of mine work...
June 7th 18 03:07 AM
by Andrzej Kobus Go to last post
3 99
elmira to oklahoma 2-33 canopy transport? by Scott Williams
Is anyone traveling from Elmira (K&L soaring) to Oklahoma or close, maybe towing a glider that might be willing to also haul a crated 2-33 front canopy this summer? Thanks, Scott, Oklahoma Soaring Assc.
June 7th 18 01:50 AM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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SPOT X - IN STOCK by Paul Remde
Hi, I just received my first batch of new SPOT X satellite messengers. I love the following: - Two-way messenging - Altitude sent with tracking points - Built-in QWERTY keyboard - Tracking at 5 or 2.5 minute intervals available
June 7th 18 12:06 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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SSA Webinar June 5 '18 - Takeoff Dangers and How to Avoid Them by CindyB[_2_]
Friends: I'm presenting a webinar on Takeoff Dangers and How to Avoid Them... it's FREE ! for SSA Members. . . you can rejoin if you need to. You have to click on this...
June 6th 18 09:05 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Sad news from Avenal, CA by Ramy[_2_]
http://www.soaravenal.com/2018/05/statement-from-ccsc-president-mike.html It was Jan’s first flight in the Lark single seater he purchased recently. My condolences to his family and friends. Ramy
June 6th 18 07:36 AM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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Need glider towed from Boulder, CO to Richmond, VA by Chris Snyder
Is anyone looking for a tow "job" heading East? If no takers, any contacts/suggestions/lessons learned would also be appreciated - soaringvirginia at gmail dot com. I'm considering making this into a road trip, but would rather spend the time flying in CO, than driving through KY. Thanks, Chris
June 5th 18 11:59 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Tape the pitot/static system during storage? by [email protected]
Hi all. From advice from another soaring pilot, I've been taping my pitot/static inlets with red electrical tape when I store my glider. This is done to keep bugs out during storage. I started wondering if changes in air pressure could cause the airspeed and/or altimeter and/or vario...
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June 5th 18 09:13 PM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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Rigger who will pack a 20 year old chute? by [email protected]
OK, I understand the various interpretations of the "20 year life limit," but we don't have a rigger locally that will touch a 20 year old chute. So, apparently there are riggers that WILL offer this service. Can you lucky folks who know who they are provide some contact information? I would be...
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June 5th 18 05:34 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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SSA WEBINAR by Jonathan St. Cloud
Wanted to give a shoutout to the guys who devoted their time and expertise to the SSA webinar! Thanks
June 5th 18 06:53 AM
by CindyB[_2_] Go to last post
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