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Power Flarm Problems by Charlie Flagg
After addressing other issues with a new ship, I tackled the Power Flarm early this summer. I read the manual, talked to folks and generated a configuration file using the online flarm configuration tool on the flarm.com site. After some hesitance, the configuration loaded and the Power Flarm and...
August 22nd 16 04:26 PM
by Charlie Flagg[_2_] Go to last post
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Terra 720 issue by [email protected]
My "new" glider has a Terra 720 com. As i understand it, the channels have a 25khz spacing. But, it doesn't seem to transmit/receive on 123.075 (a perfectly fine channel w 25khz spacing), but is fine on 123.3. Thoughts? (I know, i know... Buy a new com).
August 22nd 16 06:24 AM
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Tail Dolly Tire by John Cochrane[_3_]
The tail dolly tire is flat again. The last time this happened, it took me bloody forever to get the tire bead off the rim, and back on again, with bicycle tools. (The wheel is one piece and does not come apart.) Somebody else must have figured this out. Short of taking it to a tire store, who has...
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August 20th 16 05:26 PM
by Craig Funston Go to last post
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ASW-20C Fuselage mounted TE probe question by GeneReinecke
I am having trouble with static/TE input from my fuselage mounted TE probe. I think the tubing is original issue (1983 ASW-20C, experimental) and not sure if the probe is getting a good tight seal when installed. Instrument indications are minimal on mechanical and electronic varios compared to...
August 20th 16 02:45 PM
by George Haeh Go to last post
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Farewell Karl Kretschmer by [email protected]
http://designtekk.com/photos/Karl-KK.jpg My father-in-law, Karl Kretschmer, passed away peacefully this evening after a number of years of declining health. Karl was 91 years old and had a wonderful life flying around the world as a career Pan AM flight engineer – he actually lived the golden...
August 20th 16 01:16 AM
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Minooka Accident? by [email protected]
Anyone in Chicago area know of a glider incident Saturday? We received a sketchy third hand notification and have mostly non pilot friends there. Thank for any steerage or link. Karen
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August 19th 16 07:21 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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nano + bluetooth gives problems by [email protected]
Hi, I'm having problems using bluetooth on my nano as a GPS source for navigation. Basically it works but the nano freezes every now and then for up to 1,5 to 2 minutes. In that case the leds stay off or on and the nano does not respond to the switch/button anymore. The navigation device looses...
August 18th 16 10:43 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cumulus Soaring, Inc. - Sale Items by Paul Remde
Hi, I have a few soaring instruments on sale for various reasons. All items are in perfect condition. I have only 1 or 2 of each. You can see details and order he http://www.cumulus-soaring.com/sale.htm - Becker RCU6201 Remote Control Unit, New, List Price: $725, Sale Price: $550, -...
August 18th 16 03:35 AM
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400 miles by Tony[_5_]
With Sports Class Nationals cut short, Bob and I left Uvalde at 7 AM monday with the Silent 2 Electro in tow. It rained pretty constantly through most of the hill country but by 9 AM we could see the edge of cloudy skies. I had been looking at the soaring forecasts the night before and thought...
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August 18th 16 12:05 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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Glider EFIS anyone? by [email protected]
Looking at the options for instrumentation for new Light Sport Aircraft, I find most manufacturers to offer a complete glass panel for flight instruments, engine controls, communications and of course navigation. There is nothing round with a pointer to be found and everything requires electrons...
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August 17th 16 04:17 PM
by Mike C Go to last post
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Wishing for clickable US score sheet by Steve Koerner
The score sheet presently has a column identifying only the name of the IGC file for each pilot. That's a good thing, but it's a real pain to then go find and retrieve the file elsewhere. It would be really cool if we could just click the IGC file name to immediately download it for...
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August 17th 16 02:11 AM
by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_] Go to last post
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Audio recording software? by [email protected]
I have an old spare radio and I was wondering if anyone knew of any PC or Mac based recording software that would only record when the radio received a transmission. I'd like to end up with a relatively short recording which is a summary of the radio traffic for the day. Thanks, Mark
August 15th 16 11:06 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Monerai Glider Kit for Sale by [email protected]
HI all, I have what appears to be a mostly complete monerai Sail plane kit for sale. The previous builder has completed the trailer (which houses the kit, and the primary welding on the cadge. The rest of the kit seem to be all there. I've taken photos of what I have and am happy to answer...
August 15th 16 05:46 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Racing by Casey[_2_]
Been watching olympic events of rowing, sailing, and so forth and wonder why no sailplane racing, or aerobatics?
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August 14th 16 10:15 PM
by Sean[_2_] Go to last post
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2016 Uvalde Sports Class National........Final Day 5 notes. by Tom Kelley #711
Weather for next few days not good. Contest cancelled. Turn out the lights.....party's over. But when we flew it was good, really good. Trust me, next year a shoot out is already planned. Be here if you can! Best. #711.
August 14th 16 04:46 PM
by Tom Kelley #711 Go to last post
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Blanik L13AC AD requiring Eddy Current and Hardness Testing by [email protected]
The Finger Lakes Soaring Club of Dansville, NY owns a Blanik L13AC. It is our main two place glider for teaching students. The AD 2016-11-10, published on 6/3/2016, pertaining to Blanik L13AC Gliders refers to LET Mandatory Bulletin L13/085a. That bulletin requires eddy current testing and...
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August 13th 16 05:25 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Stratus 2 for sale by Mitch Polinsky[_2_]
I have a Stratus 2 ADSB/GPS receiver for sale, that is designed to be used with ForeFlight on an iPhone or iPad. This unit will supply free ADSB weather to your iPhone or iPad and an AHRS display to your iPad. A slightly improved version of the Stratus 2, called the 2S, is available for $899. ...
August 12th 16 11:57 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Trailer surface preparation by Colin Roney
My plan is to remove patches of algae embedded in the GRP surface before painting. So far, i`ve rubbed/cleaned down the surface as much as I can using wire brush and glasspaper. Any ideas on the most effective product to use please?
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August 12th 16 01:52 AM
by Casey[_2_] Go to last post
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XCSoar or LK8000? by Dan Marotta
I've had a couple of flights using XCSoar on a Mio but the season essentially over and I don't have much of an opinion yet. I've since upgraded to a Samsung Galaxy Player running Android and connected via Bluetooth to the CAI-302 and have spent quite a few hours playing with the SIM mode and...
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August 11th 16 02:54 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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2016 Uvalde Day 4 by Steve Leonard[_2_]
And the racers are approaching "Divot, Texas", on their way to the first turn at Dilley... Let's hope no body "Divots" and Divot! So wishing I was able to be there... Steve Leonard Might have been PN at this race
August 11th 16 01:14 PM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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