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Rescue Aid by Graham Drinkell[_2_]
I am working on a fluorescent pouch, comprising a helio-graph, hi intensity LED lamp with SOS function, thermal blankets and an EPIRB/mob phone pocket. Smoke flares cannot be used. This is a low profit safety product. I will produce some decent photos and costs in due course.
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August 6th 18 09:29 PM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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Oudie question by [email protected]
I attempted to update my Oudie 2 to v8.03 yesterday and it seems to have broken it. It now starts with an error window: Application error Not found Applitaion! Please install it from SD/MMC.
August 6th 18 06:45 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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New seating from scratch by Senna Van den Bosch
Hey everyone, I'm thinking of upgrading the fabric seating of my DG-101. I currently use about 10kg's of lead to reach the minimum weight of 74kg and was thinking of integrating lead into the seat. Is this something ever done before? What are your opinions on this? Regular fabric is used now, would...
August 6th 18 05:05 PM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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August 6th 18 04:14 AM
by Retting Go to last post
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US Standard Class Nationals by Retting
Good lord, who invented this torturous sport. The only fun part was the line finish. So, here we go. A 300 mile assigned task that took us across Bush Ranch twice. The first leg 100 miles SW into a quarter headwind that took the mortal pilots a couple of hours followed by a right turn for a 60...
August 6th 18 04:12 AM
by Retting Go to last post
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Inspecting rudder cables by [email protected]
How do you get the rudder cables "free" so you can inspect the section which lives in the S-tubes?
August 5th 18 10:07 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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WGC Hosin, Sunday, Aug. 5 Rest Day-US Pilots by [email protected]
Celebrating 7 straight competition days in Hosin, CZ, the organizers declared today a rest from flying; no briefing, airfield obligations. The team's social media crew here in the US, especially webmistress, Melanie Nichols has posted new blog posts on: https://ussoaringteams.org that comprise the...
August 5th 18 09:26 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Arcus lanwndart by Charlie Quebec
https://app.ntsb.gov/pdfgenerator/ReportGeneratorFile.ashx?EventID=20180622X01306&AKey=1&RType=Prelim&IType=LA
August 5th 18 07:28 AM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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US Standard Class -- Day 4 by Retting
And today the big dogs ate. Two US team pilots beat the field by 5 mph. A 340 mile racing task was called in the shape of a bowtie with the last point 100 miles from home. Another US Team dog holds on to first place by a half a turn. We launch at noon taking quick climbs to a rising base at 5500'....
August 5th 18 02:14 AM
by Retting Go to last post
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Mackay, ID 2018 Regatta by Boise Pilot
Short summary of the 2018 Mackay, ID regatta held from July 23 to July 29. Yes we did get smoked out by the CA, OR, NV and ID fires which cut the event short by 6 days. BUT the days we flew were awesome. -Total number of participants: 13 ( not all were there for the full term) -Makeup of ships: 7...
August 4th 18 10:10 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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U.S. Standard Class Nationals - Mike Westbrook leading DAY3 - Fri Aug3rd no fly day by WaltWX[_2_]
FYI... We had another pretty good Texas day DAY3, cloud bases 7.5-8k msl 2-5pct coverage. Mike won the day at 75.xx mph raw score. We're not going to fly Fri Aug 3rd due to blue conditions, but hope to fly the remainder of the days through Wednesday. No weather briefing or pilot meeting...
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August 4th 18 06:27 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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WGC Hosin-July 31-US Pilots (reports) by [email protected]
Captain’s report: https://ussoaringteams.org/captains-report-day-3-july-31/ See pilot reports from 5E and ARC and video from Team PWR on our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ussoaringteams/ (these reports will also be featured TODAY on www.ussoaringteams.org home page)
August 4th 18 03:14 PM
by Craig Funston[_3_] Go to last post
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AUG 3, 2018 SSA Webinar Popup - Visual Landout Site Assessment - noguarantee of Fast Wings credit by CindyB[_2_]
Folks - I was doing this one local. Turns out we can do it as an SSA Webinar...?!! Sign in like usual, but I can't guarantee Wings Credit. Visual Landout Site Evaluation from In Flight - Cindy Brickner PDT 6pm to 7-15?? Different in that this is a live performance that is being simulcast. We...
August 4th 18 05:46 AM
by CindyB[_2_] Go to last post
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grob main wheel and brake disk by Scott Williams
does anyone know the Parker/Cleveland part number for the brake Disk used on a Grob Twin II fixed gear which used a Cleveland caliper? Glider made about 1981. I'm aware of the Dot 3/4 compatible O-ring used in the caliper. Thanks, Scott
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August 4th 18 02:24 AM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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US Standard Class Nationals--Day 3 by Retting
Hey hey....looks like I have competition with Walt reporting on Day 3... TSA put on a left over cookout with plenty of BBQ, Burgers, and Hot Dogs with all the sides to go around. Beer of course and Ice Tea. Then I got side tracked with Rich Owens (999pts today) telling me about all the fighter...
August 3rd 18 11:41 PM
by Retting Go to last post
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Diana 3 out of the Worlds? by Paul T[_4_]
https://www.facebook.com/LukaszWojcikPL/? hc_ref=ARQtJw7G3W8iTPAR8bRc0N9C7v2t2puCRZV9dLsLNeQbXYx1yhbBgb nkgGCPrPjwank&fref=nf After a promising start the KKB18KE/Diana 3 seem's to be having some technical issues. DNS yesterday and today. First the GP15, now the D3 - are the Pole's/Cezch's in...
August 3rd 18 10:42 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Ultimate Survival Pack by Dan Marotta
I just learned about this really great survival pack from Switzerland.* It's appears to be more useful than their Army Knife. They are currently being offered for free and I'm sure all of us cheap glider pilots will appreciate that.* If I miss out on the early promotion, I'll still buy two of...
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August 3rd 18 05:09 AM
by WB Go to last post
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US Standard Class Nationals--Day2 by Retting
Here we go race fans.....Day 2 Hoo boy....we had to earn our pay today. Another TAT in the shape of a square, running south a bunch into a 5 mile ring called West, right turn West a bunch more into a 15 mile ring,...you get the idea. After dumping our water on the grid and doing the elephant walk,...
August 2nd 18 02:15 AM
by Retting Go to last post
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SSA WEBINAR by Jonathan St. Cloud
Wanted to give a shoutout to the guys who devoted their time and expertise to the SSA webinar! Thanks
August 1st 18 11:36 PM
by dmarin Go to last post
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RICO VACS - is the schematic available anywhere? by [email protected]
I liked the subtle ticking noise of ye olde RICO VACS vario I had in the HP-14. And it was very good at pointing out weak lift. Alas that relic from the 1970s stopped working some time circa 2000. I sent it to its maker and he fixed it, but it later failed again, as has another unit I scrounged...
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August 1st 18 01:08 PM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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