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battery charge rate by john firth
Years ago , I replaced my PIK 20E SLA starter bat with an 8AH Odyssey; as it did not come with specific charging data, I used a 1A charger when needed . Thanks to our EAA president, it appears that Odyssey bats should be charged at a much high rate than SLA. 40% of the AH capacity, in amps 3 A...
Yesterday 08:42 PM
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Recommendations for cataract surgery lenses for flying by teck48[_2_]
I'm due for cataract surgery. Any good or bad experiences with lens implants for flying? Eye doc is recommending multi focus lenses (as opposed to mono focus). And a slightly different lens in each eye. Both multifocal, but dominant eye implant optimized for distance. Anyone have any experience?...
Yesterday 08:41 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Mainwheel bearing service / greasing? by [email protected]
My friend who has a 26E told me he recently disassembled his main wheel bearing as the wheel was noisy when landing, he felt it lacked grease and after regreasing and reassembling he reports the wheel is much quieter. In my (31) Maintenance manual there is no mention of greasing the main bearing in...
Yesterday 08:21 PM
by Per Carlin Go to last post
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For Sale: ASH-26E by [email protected]
Why not jump on the bandwagon... :-) http://wingsandwheels.com/class/classified.php?id=1231 2001 ASH-26E, 1500 hours, excellent shape, low engine time (I prefer to take a tow and (rarely) use the engine to save me from a long retrieve) Looking to downsize budget and glider, so will replace it...
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Yesterday 07:52 PM
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Flarm collision alert from Tow Plane ADS-B by [email protected]
Now that our club tow plane has installed ADS-B out, I’m getting a constant collision alert on my S80, Flarm butterfly and Qudie while on tow. Is there any way to silence the collision alarm while on tow without turning off ADS-B targets on Flarm all together. I like seeing ADS-B targets while...
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Yesterday 06:21 PM
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2018 SSA Competition Rules Posted by Andy Blackburn[_3_]
US Racing Pilots and other interested parties: The 2018 SSA Competition Rules document is now available on the SSA website: http://www.ssa.org/ContestRules In a further move towards consolidation and simplification, the rules for all classes and levels of competition are now contained in a...
Yesterday 05:32 PM
by Andy Blackburn[_3_] Go to last post
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Stinson 108 Tow Release by Aaron Thomson
Guys/gals, Anyone have or know if any Stinson 108’s with a tow release? Looking to buy a Stinson 108-3 with a 220hp engine and wouldn’t mind having a back up towplane if our Pawnee is down for any reason other than scheduled maintenance. Thanks, fly safe! Aaron Thomson Nimbus 2B
Yesterday 04:54 PM
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Ventus 2cxT For Sale by [email protected]
Very clean V2cxt for sale. At Harris Hill. Fully Equipped, available end of Perry regional. The real deal !
Yesterday 03:57 PM
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Region 7 Contest by MNLou
Calling all pilots - Please join us for the Region 7 Contest at the beautiful Albert Lea MN. The contest practice day is Saturday May 20 and the contest runs from Sunday May 21 through Saturday May 26. This is a very well run contest. The CD is Geoff Weck and the CM is Leon Zeug. Minnesota...
Yesterday 03:45 PM
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Piper PA25 Tost tow release conversion by [email protected]
We have run into an issue with the rear most anchoring bolts. The Tost kit as supplied uses AN6 bolts. The existing mounting holes are AN4. Any recommendations? Thanks, Dan 765 744 4132
Yesterday 03:02 PM
by kirk.stant Go to last post
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Solution Manual Introduction to Communication Systems (Upamanyu Madhow) by [email protected]
I want solutions for introduction to communication systems by upamanyu madhow...
Yesterday 01:24 PM
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Tow hook for 182 by Ramy[_2_]
Our club is looking for a tow hook for 182, in particular Schweizer (partnumber 0500228-2) which is the STC'd approved hook for the Cessna 182. Any pointers are welcome. Thanks Ramy
Yesterday 09:33 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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New layout for OLC? by Waveguru
New web layout for OLC, at least on my phone. I liked the old layout, but I balk at change.. Boggs
Yesterday 06:37 AM
by Mike the Strike Go to last post
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Schleicher Motorglider Maintenance Seminar - 2018 SSA Convention,Reno, NV by 2G
Good morning, A maintenance seminar was held at the 2018 SSA Convention in Reno. The seminar was videotaped, and I posted an edited version of it to Youtube. Here is a link to view it: https://youtu.be/nm8nbfqXt5E Tom
Yesterday 01:53 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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The inadvisability of charging LiFePO4 batteries below 32F/0C (akabelow freezing) by son_of_flubber
When researching a step up to LiFePO4, I stumbled across this tidbit at http://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/charging_at_high_and_low_temperatures "Many battery users are unaware that consumer-grade lithium-ion batteries cannot be charged below 0°C (32°F). Although the pack appears to be...
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March 19th 18 10:54 PM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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Looking for an LS-3a by pjschae
I'm looking to buy an LS-3a or LS-3 17 other than what is already listed on W&W. Preferably in the west. I am in Utah. Thanks!
March 19th 18 08:23 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Region 2 North - Registration Open by Whiskey Charlie
Hi all, R2N will be at Wurtsboro again - our 9th consecutive year hosting a contest here! We are continuing the two-weekend format of the last few years. Practice Day: Thursday May 31 Days 1,2,3: June 1 - 3
March 19th 18 07:54 PM
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Parachute Service Life Limit - there is no 20 year rule! by Andrzej Kobus
I thought you would find it useful. http://www.parachuteshop.com/service_life_limits.htm http://www.parachuteshop.com/faa_service_life_limit_parachute.htm
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March 19th 18 04:32 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Light parachute for 200 lb pilot? by Jonathan St. Cloud
I am currently flying with a Butler chute. While it is the most comfortable chute I have flew with, it is also heavy. Can anyone recommend a light weight chute for a 200-220 lb pilot?
March 19th 18 04:12 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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First glider to buy 10-20k euro's by Senna Van den Bosch
Hey everyone, I'm a young pilot aspiring regular 300-400km flights. Currently I have done a few XC flights in an SZD 51-1 Junior at 100-200km already but I'm limited by club members who want to fly as well. I've been looking at a few gliders and read a lot of reviews but still would like some more...
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March 19th 18 03:32 PM
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