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IGCDroid by Dan Marotta
Trying to figure it out without much success. Had it turned on and tracking yesterday as I ran errands in my car. Found several .igc files on my phone but couldn't get anything to display on the website.* Does the cell phone have to be moving to see anything on the website?* Can previously...
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May 7th 18 03:44 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Notable Power Flarm saves - Is it 'worth it'? by son_of_flubber
When I installed Power Flarm (PF) in 2013, I had no idea whether it would ever 'save my butt'. Not many people have it in my area. Last October I was flying by myself on a weekday in the Sugarbush Wave, at 8000 climbing, and squawking 1202 (on a TT21 that came with the glider). I gave Burlington...
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May 7th 18 03:38 PM
by Craig Reinholt Go to last post
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Free Ventus wing tie downs by Matt Herron Jr.
One or both of these beautiful wing tie downs free to a good home (see image here). https://farm1.staticflickr.com/954/41049064624_60348e0cd6_z.jpg You pay shipping. I made these for my Ventus C (which I no longer have) because I wanted a fast, simple and secure way to tie the ship down. Simply...
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May 7th 18 02:52 PM
by Matt Herron Jr. Go to last post
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vibration of duodiscus after winch launch by Paolo Guardigli
Hello everybody, we in my Club(Pavullo in Italy) are suffering(2 times) a very strange vibration of the duodiscus for a minute or so after the glider is released from the rope,after one minute the vibration is finishing. We are trying to investigate why it happened but we are not able to find out...
May 7th 18 01:14 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Recovery by Spot by Tango Eight
Just back from a long weekend at Mifflin... We had a glider land at the big field near the South end of Raystown ridge Sunday about 1930 local (30 minutes before sunset). His was the last glider flying, no one heard his landing call on 123.3. There is no cell coverage and no available land line...
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May 7th 18 06:48 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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New inReach Device - Mini by [email protected]
They just announced the new inReach Mini. Looks interesting in that it is significantly smaller. See the review he https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2018/05/garmin-inreach-mini-satellite-tracker-in-depth-review.html Not in the market for a new device, but this may change that.
May 7th 18 06:18 AM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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Slovenia by [email protected]
American glider pilot may be visiting Slovenia in early June. Curious if there are clubs with accommodations or individuals who would like to host American visitors for a few days. Matt
May 7th 18 02:04 AM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
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ADS-B-in dual-band receiver that integrates with an Oudie? by son_of_flubber
Is anyone interested in a Skunk Works ADS-B-in dual-band receiver that integrates with a moving map program running on an Oudie? I guess it would integrate with a moving map program like SeeYouMobile or XCSoar. The project might just be a matter of integrating one of the proven ADS-B-in receivers...
May 6th 18 03:21 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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FS: Gap Tape by Thomas Johnson[_3_]
Gap Tape 40 rolls for $40. Not as good as the more expensive gap tape. Cheap alternative if you tape up and un-tape each day. (one day use tape) The $40 includes shipping by USPS (USA only).
May 5th 18 06:12 PM
by Thomas Johnson[_3_] Go to last post
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FLARM in the USA question by [email protected]
I would like to know how (and when) FLARM got approved for operation in the USA (FCC? different frequency?). The manual still says; "Operation of FLARM is forbidden in the USA or Canada or in aircraft registered in the USA or Canada." Thanks, Kolie Lombard
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May 5th 18 03:59 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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Daily Inspection Training Videos from Gliding Australia by Justin Couch
The GFA has released our just completed video series on The Daily Inspection. Here in Oz, this is the basic inspection all pilots perform on their aircraft as it is brought out of the hangar and before the first flight of the day. There's 5 videos in the series (currently - more planned!),...
May 4th 18 03:39 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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New - Garmin inReach Mini - Available June 15, 2018 by Paul Remde
Hi, Today I just learned about an interesting new device that is likely to be popular with sailplane pilots. New Garmin inReach Mini $349.99 Available June 15, 2018 Pre-Order and see details he
May 4th 18 04:48 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Glider Oxygen System Presentation by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
I gave a presentation recently to the ChicagoLand Glider Council (http://chicagolandglidercouncil.com) on oxygen systems for glider pilots. You can find the PDF of the presentation at http://aviation.derosaweb.net/presentations/#oxygen. I'd be interested in comments and questions your might have....
May 3rd 18 03:48 PM
by Brad Alston Go to last post
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ventus rigging visual clues by [email protected]
I'd appreciate hearing advice on the best visual clues for getting the wings on a Ventus 2c aligned when rigging.
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May 3rd 18 12:08 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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FIRC in Phoenix in October? by Waveguru
We are looking into bringing Rich Carlson out to put on a FIRC in Phoenix in October and I need at least 10 people to attend for Rich to come out. Anyone could attend, not just instructors. How many of you would be interested in a FIRC in October here in Phoenix? Please contact me at...
May 3rd 18 05:00 AM
by Waveguru Go to last post
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SPOT price increase ...... by Ron Gleason
Just received this email from SPOT Hello Subscriber, This email is to inform you of upcoming changes to your SPOT service plan(s): We are continuously making network upgrades to ensure the best possible service for our SPOT customers. To help fund these efforts now and in the future, upon...
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May 3rd 18 03:58 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Inreach by Tango Eight
Delorme's marketing is handicapped. https://www.cabelas.com/assets/product_files/pdf/270145_inreach_service_plan.pdf Can someone who currently subscribes confirm that the cost of 6 mos active per year runs $115 plus msg charges on the "freedom" plan? T8
May 2nd 18 02:26 PM
by Renny[_2_] Go to last post
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Cambridge GPS NAV Displays Kaput by Ronald Tabery
Two GPS NAV displays failed (push buttons no longer not work). Looking for replacements 512 705 2396
May 1st 18 10:24 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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best glider for new pilots? by Paolo Guardigli
Hi everybody, can you suggest some good and safe glider to start ? Thanks to everybody Paolo
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May 1st 18 09:15 PM
by Paolo Guardigli Go to last post
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Wanting to start a new glider club by John Foster
Hi everyone I just started glider flying lessons and I'M HOOKED!!! Unfortunately, the closest glider club is 3:45 hr drive away. I also live in an area that looks to me to be perfect for ridge soaring, with a range of mountains facing the west that runs for at least 85 miles, and possibly...
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May 1st 18 08:42 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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