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R4S- NCI as of Thursday by [email protected]
Still raining. BRSS gave it an extra try but as always Mother Nature rules and the "no contest" call came at this morning's pilot meeting. Thanks to those who dedicated their hard work to host a SSA sanctioned contest and please put this contest on your schedule for next year.
September 27th 18 04:29 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cambridge 302 Utility by [email protected]
I’ve a new-to-me Cambridge 302 that I’m attempting to set up for me and my glider. The Utility is asking me: “Is another program using the port? Quit Pocket-NAV to use this program”. I’ve attempted every Com Port option offered. Any suggestions as how to quit a Pocket-NAV that I do not...
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September 27th 18 03:14 AM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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Soaring in or around Maidenhead UK by John Huthmaker
I am heading to England this afternoon for work. I'll be staying in Maidenhead for about a week. If I have any free time, it would be awesome to get in the air. Can anyone recommend a place I could get some glider time in that would be relatively nearby?
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September 26th 18 09:41 PM
by Steve Barber Go to last post
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Marfa Gliders is NOT closing! by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
Burt here. I'm NOT retiring, I just downsizing my fleet, selling a hangar, offering my collection of vintage music instruments for sale, specifically: My beautifully restored 1946 Piper J-3 Cub (low-time C-85 HP.) Grove brakes, new spars, new prop, etc. Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus, low time,...
September 26th 18 09:08 PM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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Vintage & Classic Sailplane Camp at Marfa, Texas OCT 12-28, 2018 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
On Monday, May 21, 2018 at 6:18:50 PM UTC-5, Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas wrote: Ever flown in an open-cockpit sailplane? You can at Marfa, Texas, October 12-28, 2018 in my restored Schleicher ASK-13! See photos at my Facebook page as "Burton Compton." I just returned from the...
September 26th 18 08:57 PM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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Trying to log in to XCSoar Forum by Dan Marotta
I've been trying and trying, but with the new captcha, it's more difficult than connecting to a bank website.* So I'll just ask my question here and maybe someone from XCSoar will respond: I run XCSoar on a Dell Streak 5.* Love it.* Can it be upgraded to include an engine noise sensor?* The...
September 26th 18 02:03 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Slingsby Kestrel trim speed C FFKQ ? by john firth
The pic gives a good idea of the boom mounted tailplane fixture. Next winter project for my PIK 20. I note that the elevator shows the BGA required mod., a downward cusp added to the Glasfluegel design. This was supposedly to provide feel at high speeds; found it (1972) to spoil the feedback and...
September 26th 18 01:52 AM
by C-FFKQ (42) Go to last post
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Region 4 South as of Monday afternoon. by [email protected]
My umbrella, poncho, and calf-high muck boots are all in good working order. We haven't seen the ridge-tops since late Saturday afternoon. Hoping for better starting Wednesday but still iffy at this moment. On the other hand, the company, soaring stories, food, and libations are outstanding.
September 26th 18 01:46 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Physicists train robotic gliders to soar like birds by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180920101605.htm With this technology could anyone win a soaring contest? Expiring minds want to know. ;-)
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September 25th 18 09:28 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Help identifying a wing rigger by Valentin Mayamsin
I've recently purchased a used Cobra wing rigger. Though it doesn't seem to fit my Jantar Std 2 wings -- it's certainly made for wider wings. I'd like to offer it for sale and would like to identify its size and which wings it is designed for. All I know is the rigger cuff will go from 30 3/4...
September 25th 18 03:54 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Soaringlab.eu by Jonathan St. Cloud
Just wondering if I could get some more information on soaringlab.eu? I have watched a few flights on this and love it but wanted to know if others were using this and what their experiences have been. Love the realism!
September 24th 18 03:29 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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October 2 Webinar by dmarin
Working Ridges Webinar: October 2nd Please register for WORKING RIDGES: A PRIMER, held on October 2nd, 2018, 5:00 pm PDT at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/741902461530252035?source=RAS Title WORKING RIDGES: A PRIMER Description Picking off a thermal climb along a ridge is a...
September 23rd 18 05:29 PM
by dmarin Go to last post
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20 Meter two-seater added to Club Fleet in Michigan by [email protected]
Sandhill Soaring Club is excited to announce that it recently procured a race-ready, 20 meter two-seat DG505 ELAN Orion and Cobra trailer. The ship will be utilized for cross-country training, upset training and basic aerobatics, and for advanced training as the "next step" new-member pilots take...
September 23rd 18 04:25 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Handicap Source Documents by Jamie Shore
Are the following links the official source documents for the German and Australian handicap indexes? If not, please advise. German...
September 22nd 18 08:35 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
1 164
AMS Flight and LS6 Upper Rudder Bushing by Dan M
Hello, For those that don't know, AMS Flight (www.ams-flight.si) in Slovenia owns the type certificate on the LS4 and LS6 gliders, and has been providing support for them. Unlike DG, they do not require you to pay the "LS Tax". They do not support the LS1, LS3, or LS8. That said, I emailed them...
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September 22nd 18 01:32 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Missing IGC Flight Replay by [email protected]
http://ywtw.de/igcsimen.html Sure miss this handy app. Other than SeeYou, what do you use to "replay" an IGC file?
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September 21st 18 08:55 PM
by Alex Neigher Go to last post
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A few newbie questions about the sport by [email protected]
A short while ago my daughter was considering joining a local Civil Air Patrol chapter, while attending the meetings with her I began to be interested in Gliding. I'm in NJ. If someone could help me with a few basic questions, I'd really appreciate it: 1. What is the average ground speed of a...
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September 21st 18 05:43 PM
by Paul T[_4_] Go to last post
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Oudie 2 for sale by [email protected]
I have an Oudie 2 used less than 6 times total. Reason: Upgraded to an LxNav8080, so no longer need it. It comes with all included equipment, sans box. $325 OBO.
September 21st 18 02:08 PM
by Nick Kennedy[_3_] Go to last post
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Any LAK 17B FES owners out there? by David Kinlan
Just took delivery of a LAK 17B FES and would like to share advice, tips, etc with other owners. Is there anyone out there?
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September 21st 18 01:11 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Bing fuel pump by David Salmon[_3_]
Anyone out there got a Bing fuel pump, as used to be fitted to the Solo 2350, that they are willing to sell? Dave
September 21st 18 09:23 AM
by David Salmon[_3_] Go to last post
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