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Anyone in France or Germany, nearest repair shop to Limoges Bellegarde,contact info by goneill
I need someone in the area of the Limoges Bellegarde gliding club,or someone willing to travel there. I am looking at purchasing a glider from near there and I need someone to do a peliminary walkround or an certified engineer to do a full inspection and report and if negotiations are successful...
October 28th 03 05:03 PM
by Frederic FUCHS Go to last post
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Microaire by ZASoars
I have had excellent performance from a Microaire for the past 4 years in my glider . I frequently talk to other gliders 200 miles away with good transmissions reported and clear reception . Ron (ZA)
October 28th 03 04:06 PM
by ZASoars Go to last post
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Predicting ground effects on induced power by Marc Shorten
I'm trying to develop a simple model for estimating induced power savings for birds based on Wieselberger's (1922) work on ground effect in fixed wings. As I only want a basic picture of what's happening as the wing approaches the ground, I only want an equation for a curve that'll roughly predict...
October 28th 03 12:18 PM
by Marc Shorten Go to last post
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Part 91 Commercial Glider Rides to be Outlawed? by Vaughn
The following is from an AOPA post and I have no further information yet. I assume that they are talking about eliminating 135.1(5) which allows nonstop sightseeing flights within a 25-mile radius. This is bread & butter for a lot of soaring schools and would be a serious blow to our sport. ...
October 27th 03 10:26 PM
by Ivan Kahn Go to last post
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2003 SRA Soaring Pilot Poll Results Posted by Ken Kochanski
http://www.serve.com/BSA/sra.htm -- Ken Kochanski
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October 27th 03 09:04 PM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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OK. How fat can I be? by Eggs
The soaring bug is in me. But unfortunately so is that chicken-fried steak, mashed potatoes, fried okra, turnip greens and apple pie I had for dinner. I'm a fairly big guy; six foot, one inch tall, broad shoulders. Let's put it this way... I can't drive a Miata. Assuming I crack the scales at the...
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October 27th 03 08:43 PM
by Dick Johnson Go to last post
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Club Accounting S/W by WDM
What accounting software are soaring clubs using for there operations. I hear QuickBooks may not be flexible enough for soaring club operations. Something to handle billing, accounts payables, reports, aircraft time and charges etc. Thanks in advance, Wells Morse wdmorse AT earthlink DOT net
October 27th 03 05:39 PM
by WDM Go to last post
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Wanted : Glasflugel Hornet Right wing by Chris
Hi Guys As the heading says, looking for a serviceable Right Hand wing for a Glasflugel Hornet. Any leads or contacts to one would be appreciated. Chris Runeckles Universal Plastics Pty Ltd, Western Australia
October 27th 03 12:41 PM
by Chris Go to last post
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klx by Bruce
October 27th 03 11:54 AM
by Bruce Go to last post
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Airspace by Eric Greenwell
In article , says... Australia is moving to the US airspace management model. This, on the face of it, looks to be a good thing. Could any current US pilots who are up on this please let us know if you have a...
October 26th 03 11:26 PM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Henry Combs Trophy by X
Did anyone fly a straight-out 500k flight originating in either the U.S. central or eastern time zones between Oct. 1, 2002, and September 30, 2003? The flight must be in a motorless glider with the 500k distance being measured from release to landing. If so, please contact me because you could be...
October 26th 03 09:37 PM
by X Go to last post
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Tire Stiffness & trailer swaying - resolution by chris
Here is the feedback on my trailer towing problem. I thought I'd make a detailed write up to share what I learned with others. I was waiting until I gave a real towing trip as proof that this fix worked. I recently drove from Atlanta up to the Sequatchie Valley in TN. This included highway...
October 26th 03 04:50 PM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Borgelt B50 and B57 by Mal
Could some one post links or the manuals for the Borgelt B50 and B57 I need to connect ipac not purchased yet suggestions on which one. What software would you recommend. Also data logging required GPS logger option recommendations. Portability would be great also required for powered flight...
October 26th 03 02:42 PM
by Richard Pfiffner Go to last post
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Mounting GPS/antenna on Carbon panels by Anthony McNicholas
The Volkslogger manual states that 'During installation, assure that the integral antenna has a clear view of the sky and is not shielded by metal or carbon fiber parts.' (there is no similar comment in the Colibri version 3.0 manual.) Has anyone with GPS units mounted on carbon panels encountered...
October 26th 03 01:17 PM
by Harold Ennulat Go to last post
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LS-4A Turbulator tape question by Joe Lacour
I'm sanding on my LS-4A wings and was wondering several things. Does properly placed ZZ Tape noticeably reduce the high speed drag of an LS-4A? Probably does. Does anyone know the proper location of ZZ Tape on the wings? If it is in the right spot and works, I'll sand around it. If it is not in...
October 25th 03 11:39 PM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Anybody from near Limoges Bellegarde gliding club by goneill
As the header says I need someone in the area of the Limoges Bellegarde gliding club, or someone willing to travel there. I am looking at purchasing a glider from near there and I need someone to do a peliminary walkround or an certified engineer to do a full inspection and report and if...
October 25th 03 07:59 PM
by goneill Go to last post
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Does everyone teach this way? by Dancebert
Does everbody teach soaring the same way? If so, excuse me while I step outside and scream. I've had 24 flights with 4 different instructors at two different schools. (I switched schools quickly after realizing that there are some places where humans were not meant to be in August) ...
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October 25th 03 03:31 PM
by Paul Lynch Go to last post
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For Gary Kemp by John
Thanks Gary! John Bojack
October 25th 03 02:26 PM
by John Go to last post
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FS Bohli compass by Tom Stowers
For Sale Bohli Compass $250 OBO Tom (775) 782-4944
October 24th 03 10:30 PM
by Tom Stowers Go to last post
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Mice infestation in Glider by Udo Rumpf
Hi all, I am cleaning a fiberglas fuselage of mice infested residue and smell in the cockpit area only. The smell is now reduced but like to eliminate it all together. Any suggestion would be welcomed. Regards Udo
October 24th 03 09:58 PM
by Shoulbe Go to last post
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