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Anyone get hassled for exceeding max car and trailer length? by Gordon Boettger
Looking at getting an RV (25' length). Combine that with a doubleseater glider trailer and I'm at 60'. I'm in NV, so I'm good, but going into OR I would be 10" over the legal limit. Anyone out there run into any issues with the "fuzz" for exceeding combined vehicle and trailer length? Thanks
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Today 01:10 AM
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Letter to the FAA by Walt Connelly
Before I send my letter to the FAA I'd like to ask if anyone has ever attempted to get them to see the light and end the use of Schweizer hooks on tow planes here in the land of the free and the home of the brave. It is a well known fact and clearly stated in the SSA/SSF and FAA circulars and...
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Huge fire πŸ”₯ near Parawon, UT by Sean Fidler
Today 12:40 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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New House Thermal by [email protected]
The Treasure Coast Soaring Club will soon have a new house thermal. Florida Power And Light is in the process of building a 400 acre solar power plant within 3/4 mile from our airport. Heat from this type of farm should make for a great house thermal. Anyone out there with experience flying over...
Yesterday 11:39 PM
by Roy B. Go to last post
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TMG Motor Gliding Videos on YouTube by [email protected]
Some motor glider videos he https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ_P7nYLg6-n7XjsGGn2XEg
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TNG Motor Gliding on YouTube by [email protected]
Some TMG videos... https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ_P7nYLg6-n7XjsGGn2XEg
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Color Platforms for Top Hat/XCSoar by [email protected]
What color devices are pilots using for Top Hat/XCSoar? I'm running Top Hat on a Kobo Glo (large eink gray scale--great readability) and a Dell Streak 5 (smaller screen, color, acceptable readability). If the Dell were a little brighter and larger, it would be perfect. Options seem to range from...
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Club Class Nationals live on Facebook by Sean Franke
Wings & Wheels has been posting live on Facebook each daily pilots briefing. The next briefing is 10 am Central time today. Go to https://www.facebook.com/wingsandwheels.aviation/ Sean Franke
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Trailer Light Troubleshooting by George Haeh
Tested lights after pulling trailer out of sheltered winter storage. Taillights not working; turn and brake lights OK. No problem driving to field in daylight. Pulled out the meter and found 0V at the car end connector. No taillights on the car. Replaced fuse. Still no taillights on trailer,...
Yesterday 06:42 PM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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ILEC SN10B + Oudie For Sale by [email protected]
I upgraded my panel and have an SN10B bundle for sale ... thanks. KK http://www.ebay.com/itm/ILEC-SN10B-Remote-Oudie-/152597295248?hash=item238781f090:g:ztcAAOSw3YJZTTVO&vxp=mtr
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Trig TT22 transponder issues by Echo
Installed my transponder this off season, passed the transponder check to make it legal. First flight with it yesterday. Called the local controlling agency to check it out. They had nothing on me, but they did once I cycled the transponder off and back on. I then realized that where the "ALT"...
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Yesterday 02:54 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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FAI Sailplane Grand Prix USA πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Orlando by Sean Fidler
SGP USA begins today at Seminole Lake Gliderport near Orlando, Florida. Website: www.sgp.aero/usa2017 Live tracking: http://www.sgp.aero/usa2017/race-coverage/race-tracking.aspx?contestID=28476 Facebook: @FAISailplaneGrandPrixUSA Yesterday's practice race results: ...
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Yesterday 01:36 PM
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Famous people in soaring by Ramy
While Neil Armstrong was one of the most famous glider pilots, he wasn't the only one. Other famous people who where also glider pilots which I recall: John Denver Christopher Reeve (Superman) Sully (Hudson landing pilot) Others? Ramy (just signing my name, not claiming to be famous ;-)
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Yesterday 12:55 PM
by Ron Gleason Go to last post
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1987 Cobra Trailer Brake drum removal by [email protected]
We have a 1987 Cobra Trailer that had its brakes fried. Crew forgot to release brake. Does anyone know how to remove the brake drum? Newer Cobras have a Allen bolt that when removed the entire assembly come off. This trailer does not have that. Any input is helpful. Colin Mead
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Oudie IGC spurious RF emissions by Evan Dosik
My Oudie IGC will too often break the squelch with a hideous noise on both my panel radio (an old Dittel) and also most any handheld that comes within about 12" of the Oudie. Anyone else seeing this issue? Thanks, Evan 6E
June 25th 17 04:58 PM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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CAI 302 startup noises? by Echo
After powering up today, I noticed something from the 302's speaker that seems new. Could have been there all along and I'm just noticing, but seems odd to me. After the wind up and wind down audio vario sound, maybe 3-5 seconds later, there's a single LOUD tone lasting about one second. The heck...
June 25th 17 02:44 PM
by Echo Go to last post
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Adapting medical cannulas to work with an EDS? by Bill G
Has anyone figured this out? I want to be able to have cannulas for all my clients for flying near Aspen, but $8 a pop for someone who may only use it once is pricy. I noticed medical cannulas are only about $2-3. Has anyone figured an way to adapt them to an EDS? Thanks!
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June 25th 17 12:36 AM
by NG[_2_] Go to last post
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OLC - Often a Lost Cause by Dan Marotta
Yesterday I flew with Uli Neumann in his Caproni A-21 S, and what fun we had! Uli, who flies out of South Carolina, said happily, "This is almost like cheating!" We made a simple 300k triangle with very few turns and then retired to my home for a beer and cheese burger (thanks,...
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Strobl Solar Charge Controller by Doug[_9_]
Looking for a spec sheet on the Strobl Solar Charge Controller? Need to put a new solar panel on the trailer and want to make sure I'm not exceeding the input voltage spec on the colntroller. Thx Doug
June 22nd 17 09:55 PM
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Oklahoma Soaring Club by [email protected]
Yesterday I was in OK. City and visited the meeting of the Oklahoma Soaring Association. I also visited the airport in Hinton where the run their operation from. Thanks for having me as a guest, your location there in Hinton is very nice. This is a very nice group of gentlemen, we shared some...
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