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Discus 2 Winglets by Ross[_3_]
I am on the hunt for a set of winglets that look like this: http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/n114tw.jpg I know Heinz made them, and I know there aren’t many about so if anyone would part with them I would be really happy I would also consider paying to have them scanned to make a mold Cheers
August 16th 18 08:22 AM
by Ross[_3_] Go to last post
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Uvalde Reports by Nick Kennedy
It's too bad there is no one writing about the Uvalde contest..Nothing on the SSA site or the RAS, or I'm I missing it?
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August 16th 18 12:01 AM
by Duster[_2_] Go to last post
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Looking for a Schweizer ballast box by [email protected]
Our club bought a 1-26 and it came without the ballast arrangement for lightweight pilots. So we are looking for such, at least the box that holds the ballast (we have the "brick" itself available in our 2-33, presumably the same). Anybody got that part sitting around from a wrecked 1-26 or 2-33?
August 15th 18 10:13 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Need Help by Bob Youngblood
Just recently bought a Pawnee in Mt. Sterling , Illinois. Plan on possibly taking it apart to ship to Florida. Are there any glider guys out there that would be willing to give me a hand in taking the ole girl apart for shipping? I am willing to pay for help and probably all the beer you can drink....
August 14th 18 03:45 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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FS Security 350 parachutes qty 2 by Gary Guinn
I have 2 Security 350 parachutes both red. both kept in their bags, in my closet. 1 built April 1984...last packed 12/2016 Very nice shape. 1 built April 1983...last packed 12/2015 nice shape....bag zipper sticks..
August 14th 18 02:31 PM
by Gary Guinn Go to last post
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Cobra trailer brake heating up by Eric Greenwell[_4_]
I adjusted the brakes on my Cobra trailer according to the directions from Cobra. On the first test drive, the right brake drum got very hot in a few miles (about 240 deg F); the left brake drum got up to about 125 deg F. Neither drum seems to be dragging when I jack up the wheel and spin it. I...
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August 14th 18 05:48 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Vintage & Classic Sailplane Camp at Marfa, Texas OCT 12-28, 2018 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
On Monday, May 21, 2018 at 6:18:50 PM UTC-5, Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas wrote: Ever flown in an open-cockpit sailplane? You can at Marfa, Texas, October 12-28, 2018 in my restored Schleicher ASK-13! See photos at my Facebook page as "Burton Compton." I just returned from the...
August 14th 18 02:27 AM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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FREE CHECKRIDES at Marfa, Texas 2017-2018 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
Another "Rusty Pilot" has polished up their skills with me at Marfa. Like polishing the tarnish off of your mother's silverware, the renewed shine is worth the effort. Because it was there all along.
August 14th 18 02:23 AM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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Libelle by Ross[_3_]
So this is a bit of a strange story. Up for sale last week on Ebay was this old lady: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Standard-Libelle-Glasflugel-Glider-First-Registered-in-1976-/252990052032?hash=item3ae761d6c0:g:ztMAAOSwCkZZQCZX&vxp=mtr And less than a week later, without even changing pictures or...
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August 13th 18 08:23 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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Top Hat Question (XCSoar?) by [email protected]
I like Top Hat a lot. But as with an attractive woman who seems to fulfill all your wishes, things aren't quite perfect. And like most men, I just want to make one tiny change. It's driving me crazy. :) I need two screens: Circling screen: automatically displayed when I started to circle. Zoomed...
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August 13th 18 07:48 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Pilatus B4 canopy install question by Cookie
Anybody out there familiar with the B4 canopy to frame attachment method? We have a "new to us" B4 in our club, and the canopy has become detached from the aluminum frame along the right side. It appears to have been glued in place. A previous B4 we owned had the canopy attached to the rails by...
August 13th 18 07:01 PM
by Cookie Go to last post
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S80- Vario/altimeter setup: Electronic compensation (internalsensors) or TE Probe? by Dan Thirkill[_2_]
S80- Vario/altimeter setup: Electronic compensation (internal sensors) or TE Probe? Thoughts? Preferences? Problems associated with one over the other? Thanks!
August 13th 18 04:48 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Long Softie Parachute for sale was New in '16 by [email protected]
This is a Long Softie which is good for up to 240lb. 15" wide version. Purchased in March of '16 Has not been repacked. Glider was damaged on the tie down, and I discovered my long torso would be better suited to a backpack only type chute. It's Red in color. Comes with a bag, and the...
August 13th 18 12:08 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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US Standard Nationals -- Day 1 by Retting
With a stiff breeze out of the north, the fleet was launch about 12:50 pm with the gate opening at 13:46. 6+ kt climbs out the top were the norm with most everyone starting quickly feeling that the day would soften around 16:30 to 1700. The first run was out to the WSW into a scattered field of...
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August 13th 18 06:48 AM
by WaltWX[_2_] Go to last post
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Grob 102 maintenance and parts manual by Tango Papa of IN[_2_]
Recently I Purchased an Astir CS. I was surprise to see that someone installed the spoiler connection bolts the way that if I open the spoiler fully it will jam all the way open. Could anyone share maintenance manual that we can install the new bolts correctly? I have to find out what kind of...
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August 12th 18 05:49 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Skysight Question by Dan Marotta
Lately I've noticed a gray "X" in the center of my screen while using Skysight.* Every thing seems to work and I think I'm current in my subscription.* Any ideas? -- Dan, 5J
August 12th 18 01:21 AM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Gliders and Pilots comparison at Ostrow & Hosin by Jax
www.igcspy.com Scroll down the "Compare Flight" tab for gliders comparison. Click on table headings to sort. Make your own conclusions... It will only work properly with chrome, not sure how it will works with Opera or Safari.
August 11th 18 06:40 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Kawa leading.....again. by [email protected]
Kawa is leading the two seat 20 meter class at his second world championship in three weeks. Of course he won 15 meter at the first one. There is no doubt he’s the greatest....ever.
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August 11th 18 05:48 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Forum for new Glider Pilots by John Huthmaker
Hi Everyone, I just started taking Glider lessons this last weekend. I'm a Power Pilot with a PPL. So I'll be working on a glider rating. I'm wondering if there are any good forums for soaring? I've googled it, and dont see allot. I gather that its such a niche sport, there isnt allot of...
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August 11th 18 04:58 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Schreder Sailplane News Group by Wayne Paul
Today is the 15th anniversary of Bob Kuykendall establishing the Yahoo hp-gliders news group which serves those who continue to build and fly sailplanes designed by Dick Schreder. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/hp-gliders/ This coincides closely with the establishment of the Schreder Sailplane...
August 11th 18 02:32 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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