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Is there a SSA Technical Committee ? by [email protected]
See http://journals.sfu.ca/ts/index.php/ts/issue/view/171
April 12th 16 05:24 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Canopy Ejection and Canopy Lanyard by Casey[_2_]
Does anyone un-secure their canopy lanyard prior to take off? Just wondering if the lanyard would break during a canopy ejection or if the lanyard would cause the canopy to whirl about and pop the pilot in the head. Mine and others I've seen have a clip on at least one end.
April 12th 16 05:09 PM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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Winglets for SZD55 by Tom and Jane Gilbert
Any 55 owners fitted winglets to their ships? Thoughts... comments?? Tom Gilbert
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April 12th 16 05:00 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Discus 2c manual wanted by Poppy Puppy
Does anyone have an electronic version of a Discus 2C manual they could send me, or failing that, a polar for 18m mode?
April 12th 16 10:10 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Blanik L-13AC Wheel Bearing by RickL
During the annual inspection of our L-13AC the shop decided to replace the bearings. Unfortunately they cannot discover how the bearings are installed and retained. Blanik America wants $$$ for the airframe manual. Does anyone have a manual that would be willing to scan and send a copy of the wheel...
April 12th 16 02:40 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Region 5N news by Tom Kelley #711
As of now, 6:28 pm eastern time, 4/11/2016, their are now 2 slots remaining to be filed. Looking at next weeks weather, it appears a dry slot is moving in and the temps on the rise for the first part of the contest week. Here's your chance to make it to Perry. Call and confirm with Rhonda. Her...
April 11th 16 11:32 PM
by Tom Kelley #711 Go to last post
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Looking for parts from LS4, 6/a/b or 7 by Ben Coleman
Hi all, I am looking for some parts for my LS6 - namely the seat backrest adjusting mechanism. This consists of an indexing mechanism, cable and tube and terminating fitting. The parts should be common in LS4, 6/6a/6b and 7. If anybody has or knows of a parts aircraft can you please contact me...
April 11th 16 08:37 AM
by Ben Coleman Go to last post
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Morning Glory Wave documentary (includes soaring flight) by son_of_flubber
April 11th 16 03:07 AM
by son_of_flubber Go to last post
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Does How a (Sailplane) Pilot Thinks, Matter? by BobW
Thought I'd start a new thread, kinda-sorta forked off one "festering" in "The Boy Who Flew With Condors" thread (which I re-watched last night for the first time in decades; cool!)... On the card is a Grudge Match between two (irreconcilable?) schools of thought. Will there be a WINNAH?!? In...
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April 10th 16 04:43 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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trying to work out how you connect the flarm view 57 to mini box flarm running a V7 and Oudie by Michael Marshall[_2_]
Hello all, I have a really good set up that has worked with no issues. V7 with a IGC LXNav mini box flarm connected to an Oudie 2. I'm thinking of putting a Flarm view 57 into the panel. Has anyone else done this?
April 10th 16 04:13 AM
by John Orton[_4_] Go to last post
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possible low-cost solution to satisfying ADS-B requirement in gliders by Bob Pasker
perhaps the SSA can learn from the EAA about how to get an STC for experimental equipment to satisfy the ADS-B requirement http://www.eaa.org/en/eaa/eaa-news-and-aviation-news/news/04-06-2016-stc "EAA, FAA, and Dynon officials said they have established a supplemental type certificate (STC)...
April 10th 16 04:13 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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Video of how to apply Mylar aileron seals? by Soartech
I have searched Google, YouTube and Vimeo and cannot locate any video of someone applying Mylar control surface gap coverings. If someone out there has videoed this could you please upload it to YouTube or Vimeo? Thanks. I don't want to attempt this until I've seen it done.
April 10th 16 01:33 AM
by Soartech Go to last post
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Pribina Cup 2016 - Slovakia - Mid-Air? by Renny[_2_]
Amazingly on the local news in Albuquerque, NM there was a report on a glider mid-air in Slovakia on April 2 at the Pribina Cup. On the contest website there was a mention of an "incident" and that all tasks were cancelled yesterday. It also said that all pilots were OK....which is really great...
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April 9th 16 10:51 PM
by Muttley Go to last post
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RIP Bob Burbank - Citrus Soaring by Paul Agnew
From Franklin Burbank of Citrus Soaring on Facebook today... Bob gave me my Comm Glider Add-9n checkride last July. RIP, sir. "Today we lost a great man, my father, Robert Burbank. He passed away quietly in the comfort of being surrounded by his family. Dad taught me so much in life, I can't even...
April 9th 16 12:40 PM
by Minot Moonshiners Go to last post
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where would you look for a propeller? by ND
my soon to be wife an i want to take a propeller, and use it as our guestbook at our wedding. yes... our guestbook. we are going to paint it, and then have people sign the prop with silver sharpie. anyone know a good place to find a cheap scrap prop?
April 9th 16 12:46 AM
by Casey[_2_] Go to last post
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Aerotow towrope instructions by Paul Remde
Hi, I am trying to find a good online resource with instructions for assembling a glider aerotow towrope. I can't seem to find anything. I suspect that every soaring club has a document explaining how they make their towropes. I'd love to have links to a few on my web site. Best...
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April 8th 16 10:39 PM
by AS Go to last post
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trying to work out how you connect the flarm view 57 to mini box flarm running a V7 and Oudie by Michael Marshall[_2_]
Hello all, I have a really good set up that has worked with no issues. V7 with a IGC LXNav mini box flarm connected to an Oudie 2. I'm thinking of putting a Flarm view 57 into the panel. Has anyone else done this?
April 8th 16 08:57 PM
by Michael Marshall[_2_] Go to last post
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FLARM - Which version do I need to be on? by WaltWX[_2_]
OK, the first flight of the season here in Southern California with fellow FLARM pilots showed a failure to identify each other. WX is on v6.02 JS is on v6.05 We both could not see each other's position. I though that as long as I'm on v6.xx, the different point numbers are not significant....
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April 8th 16 06:04 PM
by George Haeh Go to last post
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FS: Aerox Regulator, Cannula and Mask by George Haeh
Moving from an ASW-20 to a 27 with automatic hookups left me with a smaller oxygen cylinder and last year I ran out on a couple flights. Then a couple weeks ago I knocked my cylinder over breaking the flowmeter - $62 at W&W; so decided to bite the bullet and switch to Mountain High. The...
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April 8th 16 07:13 AM
by Surge Go to last post
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IGC announces the 11-meter class by Dave Nadler
Just in from the IGC! The long-rumoured 11-meter class has been introduced. From the IGC: ....Extrapolating from the amazing success of the PW-5 and subsequent 13.5 meter class, we now introduce the 11-meter class. Benefits include: - More classes mean more competitions and growth for our sport.
April 8th 16 01:39 AM
by Dave Springford Go to last post
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