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Cheap Glider Trailer Refinish by [email protected]
I have an alluminum "cigar tube" trailer for my Glasflugel Libelle. Over the past 5 years the previous owner has left it outside in the Texas sun and weather which has resulted in some chips of paint starting to fall off and some algae growing on the paint. (By the way, it rigs great and is...
Today 01:16 PM
by Andrzej Kobus Go to last post
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Installing latest S/W on an ILEC SN10-B by [email protected]
I have an SN10-B with a USB Adapter that has not been used for several years. I may have made it inoperable by trying to load the latest S/w and a Database. When I turn it on now, all I get is a blank screen akin to the "Blue-Screen of Death". What are the right files I need to have on the root...
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Diana 2 FES by Kevin Christner
Does anyone else think this would be an unbelievable combination?
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Mylar/Turbulator Combi Tape in the US? by Papa3[_2_]
Anyone know if someone stocks Combi Tape here in the US? The "usual suspects" don't seem to. Want to finish up a project this coming weekend, so oversees isn't an option. Thanks in advance, Erik Mann
Today 05:10 AM
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XCSkies version 3 - announced by Chris Galli - coming in ten days... ? by Jonathan Foster
Any new news on this? Excited to see what is new.
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Today 04:53 AM
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OLC - Try to Log In and Get "Your Connection is not Private" by [email protected]
I just tried to log in to OLC using Chrome and got a message: "Your Connection is not Private. Attackers might be trying to steal your information from www.onlinecontest.org (for example, passwords, messages, or credit cards). NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID Automatically report details of possible...
Today 04:49 AM
by Dan[_6_] Go to last post
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Total Cost of Ownership by [email protected]
I am looking to buy my first glider and wanted to get some feedback on total cost of ownership. Excluding tow fees and club membership fees, what do you typically spend on insurance, annuals, spare parts, etc.? Looking to buy an ASW20, Discus B, Discus CS, LS3, LS4, DG-202, DG-300, etc. Trying...
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Yesterday 07:10 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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XCSkies version 3 - announced by Chris Galli - coming in ten days... ? by Eric Bick (ZN7)
After an hour of playing around with the new version - Wow! Loads quickly. Takes a bit to get the hang of navigating around the new features, but fairly intuitive. The new wind features look to be very helpful. Point forecasts are enhanced by being able to compare different models for appropriate...
Yesterday 04:23 PM
by Eric Bick (ZN7) Go to last post
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XCSkies version 3 - announced by Chris Galli - coming in ten days... ? by Eric Bick (ZN7)
worked fine with my v2 login credentials
Yesterday 03:30 PM
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Blanik L-13 by Boise Pilot
Like about 300 US Blanik L-13 sailplane owners, I have a ship that will probably never fly again. Just trying to find out what other owners are doing with their hangar queens. I know of one where the owners took it apart, separating the aluminum from the steel for sale to metal recyclers. From...
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Yesterday 04:43 AM
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May 2017 - Latest issue - Gliding International by [email protected]
The May issue of the magazine will be dispatched on Monday. The issue includes: • A report on the IGC annual conference. • The result of our approach to FAI about not providing value for the money they get from Gliding. Encouraging! • Photograph review from the annual gliding exposition...
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For sale: Cobra trailer wheel hubs by John Good
This is a set (one left, one right) of Type 1637 wheel hubs made by Al-Ko Kober for a Cobra trailer. These are the type with 4 lug bolts, rated at 500 kg each, as used on most Cobra trailers set up for 15-meter-span gliders. Photos he...
April 28th 17 09:54 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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OLC question by [email protected]
My OLC daily score for the USA seems to be stuck on 22 Apr. I can find later flights by looking at specific regions of the US, but not the main US page. I have tried going through the SSA's website link to the OLC and get the same result. Is it just me, or are others having this problem, and if...
April 28th 17 05:38 PM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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April 28th 17 03:57 PM
by Sean Fidler Go to last post
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Tow Plane Upsets...... by Walt Connelly
I have been towing for about two and a half years and have logged over 6,500 tows. Having recently experienced a couple of rather violent glider kiting incidents, one at about 300 feet AGL I decided to investigate the experiences of other tow pilots in these circumstances. I have spent several...
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April 28th 17 11:54 AM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
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Trailering with added bike rack? by [email protected]
I see there are draw bar adapters/extensions that enable mounting a bicycle rack plus your standard hitch ball for coupling the trailer, e.g: https://www.amazon.com/Bicycle-Receiver-Adapter-Extender-Extension/dp/B000P6CJ9O/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1493239546&sr=8-5&keywords=bike+rack+extender#Ask...
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Wanted to buy Bohli compass by Jonathan St. Cloud
I would like to buy a Bohli compass in good working order. A "like new" compass would be best! Thank you
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DG 400 and density altitude by gotovkotzepkoi
I am interested in how a DG 400 self launches at higher density altitude. For instance, an airport at 5000 ft on a warm day. Can anyone share their experiences on this?
April 28th 17 03:49 AM
by gotovkotzepkoi Go to last post
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Wanted: Used Winter Vario(s) by [email protected]
Looking for two used Winter Vario's in Knots or FT/ MIN for a Grob two Seat sailplane. 80 mm or 57 mm will work...Anyone remove one to make way for a fancy instrument? Let me know.. Thanks, Tim Hanke Saratoga Springs, NY 518-693-689 E-mail:
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WTB: Udo's one man rigger or just the saddle. Can be broken by Andrzej Kobus
Please, contact me via a private message if you have one for sale. Andrzej
April 27th 17 05:13 PM
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