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Flight review required? by Terry Pitts
This came up today on askacfi.com. Most of us have seen someone who used to fly but hasn't for years and decides to take up soaring. These people have no medical, no flight review, and no 90-day currency. They cannot fly whatever it is they used to fly, but with some - maybe a lot - of time and...
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Today 07:37 PM
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Going back into flying the glider way by ripacheco1967
I have a couple thousand hours flying GA single engine. I have owned two aircraft in the past. (Piper Warrior & Saratoga) Haven't flown for almost 10-years. Decided to go back into flying but only gliders. Will join local club to get my license upgraded to include a glider rating. Then will be the...
Today 07:18 PM
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Gliding International – issue May 2019 by [email protected]
The May issue will be mailed later this week. It has an extraordinary number of research reports which will provide considerable interest to all soaring pilots. 1. We provide a research report on restoring Blaniks back into service. Financially the the prices now available makes the exercise...
Today 07:16 PM
by Paul Agnew Go to last post
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Pre Buy Inspection at El Tiro Gliderport by [email protected]
Can anyone provide a reference for someone that can do a pre-buy inspection at El Tiro Gliderport? I've already seen the glider in person and feel its a safe purchase but wanted to get a second opinion if I could. My two main concerns are the ballast system working after 10+ years of not being...
Today 06:31 PM
by ripacheco1967 Go to last post
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Sun Protection While Soaring - UPF 50+ Clothing by JDS
While looking at the UV damage done to the gelcoat on my glider, it reminds me how much UV radiation we are exposed to while soaring. Particularly out west! Coolibar (no affilation) is in the Sun Protection Clothing business. Take a look at their website. They are making some great products...
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Today 05:53 PM
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Registration Renewal by [email protected]
My registration is up for renewal and I just sent in the form and a check for $5. Today in the mail I got an offer for a third party to handle it. Total cost? $65. Jeez. I think its a bit funny that you can't do this on line with the FAA. I also like the part where you have to enter the name and...
Today 04:45 PM
by Richard Pfiffner[_2_] Go to last post
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Kestrel 19 info wanted. by Glidingstuff[_2_]
Hi all Anybody got any links to a Kestrel 19 T59D owner group,pages etc? I have obtained a broken one for a long term project and want to obtain any info that is available re parts, mods and drawings. I remember from somewhere talk of a one piece canopy ala DG mod. Any info much appreciated.
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Today 04:34 PM
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Taurus glider for sale by [email protected]
In the Wings and Wheels classified ads there is listed a Taurus selflaunch glider for sale. Originally it was N797SD, sn 107T503LSA. Currently carrying a different N number and serial number, but it is the same glider. This Taurus was involved in a hangar fire about 4 years ago in Memphis, Tn. ...
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Today 02:39 PM
by Mike C Go to last post
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LXNAV 9070 touch screen by [email protected]
Does anyone know how much additional power the touch screen version uses? Clay Thomas
Today 02:34 PM
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White LS sleeves by soaringjac
Been searching around and can't fine these things anywhere. Any current sources to purchase some from?
Today 08:40 AM
by Per Carlin Go to last post
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UK radio license renewal by Rob Shepherd
So, I got a letter through the post in March requesting the £20 renewal fee, as some of the form was confusing, I opted to email OFCOM to clarify and advise of the new 8.33 installation. I received an automated response stating that they would get back to me within five days, here was are a month...
Today 07:27 AM
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Kestrel Maintenance Manual by Robin Birch
Hi, Has anyone got a maintenance manual for a Kestrel 19 that I could borrow/scan or whatever. Cheers Robin -- Robin Birch
Yesterday 11:28 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Best California Soaring Schools by [email protected]
Hi, Looking for a nice site to take soaring add on training in Ca. Best area would be a little south close to SFO or LAX but not mandatory. Have found these options so far, Soaring Academy, Williams, Skylark. Any suggestions? Brgds,
Yesterday 04:38 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Undershoot Vs. Overshoot airport landing accidents by [email protected]
I always assumed that there are more overshoot airport accidents than undershoot ones. That is mainly due to our general knowledge that it's better to be too high than not high enough. Am I correct here ? Dan
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Yesterday 02:11 PM
by markdeltaz[email protected] Go to last post
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Jonker JS-3 in Sagebrush by [email protected]
Any news on new Jonker JS-3 Landing in Sagebrush, short of runway 30 @ Minden?
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Yesterday 01:08 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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FS: Discus 2A (will take another sailplane in trade) by [email protected]
Great flying sailplane for Club Class and Standard Class Asking $65,900 See: https://wingsandwheels.com/class/classified.php?id=3534&fbclid=IwAR0qpsEFkKwv1-_xOJoW6WvQB78HREnxbi3iN0FhejUnMzJFXD8M5jc65HE Will consider sailplane trades plus cash. Please e-mail with your sailplane information. Tim...
Yesterday 12:30 PM
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FS: Soartronic IOIO by Dave Springford
Soartronic IOIO V2b with cables to connect to a Powerflarm and CAI 302 to combine their data streams into one USB output for use with tablet or phone running your preferred software. Also included is a Dell Streak connection cable. $75 http://glidersource.com/cgi-bin/post.cgi?id=1435
Yesterday 01:26 AM
by Dave Springford Go to last post
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For Sale Ka6CR by Geoff Minors
Thinking of selling my Ka6CR in very nice condition with closed trailer. S/N 6251 1964. I have pictures and more details I can send to those who are interested. MH oxygen included Located in Alberta. Open to offers I will be posting on wings and wheels later this week
April 22nd 19 09:16 PM
by pdrav8r Go to last post
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Sandhill Soaring Club to Host 3-Day GTA-like Mini Sports ClassContest in Michigan May 31 - June 2 by [email protected]
Attention Glider Pilots! Sandhill Soaring Club is hosting a 3-Day XC Soaring Camp May 31 - June 2 at Richmond Field (69G) located about 30 minutes from I-94 and the outskirts of Ann Arbor, Michigan. There are No Entry Fees! Aerotows for SSA members are $50/each to 2,000' AGL. The purposes of...
April 22nd 19 09:10 PM
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Glider maintenance shop for sale by Charles Longley
I’ve decided to sell my maintenance FBO www.skyeaero.com I started it three years ago to support my glider club Evergreen Soaring as the previous maintenance vendor retired and shutdown. I have another job I do and am getting ready to retire. Planning on flying gliders more! I would like to sell...
April 22nd 19 05:47 PM
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