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Flying with Parachutes by John Huthmaker
I'm just starting out with soaring. Simple question for you guys. How many of you fly with an emergency parachute? It looks like they cost around $2000 online. Pretty steep price; although the cost is insignificant if it saves your life. Is this something I should be looking to purchase?
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November 6th 18 08:48 AM
by krasw Go to last post
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WTB Becker AR 4201 Com Radio by [email protected][_2_]
Does anybody have a Becker 4201 radio to sell? Terry
November 5th 18 09:12 PM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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ASK 21 grounded after November 30 ? ? ? by Jock Proudfoot
Gliding International posted -ASK 21 is grounded after November 30 Who knows what ?
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November 5th 18 04:54 PM
by Hartley Falbaum[_2_] Go to last post
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Want to buy one-man wing rigger by David Hart
After struggling with my home-made rigging gear and a sore back, I'm ready to purchase a proper one-man rigger. Any chance there's a used one out there for sale? Ship is a DG 800 with one-piece 18 meter wings.
November 4th 18 11:48 PM
by David Hart Go to last post
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LXNav Nano3 Charging and Loss of Seal by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
This issue may be common knowledge but it was news to me and caught me by surprise last spring. The prior fall I tucked my Nano3 away for its long Chicago winter sleep. The battery was found dead in the spring. After I charged it back up I found that the recorder "seal" was broken (“DIGITAL...
November 4th 18 11:05 PM
by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net Go to last post
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Looking for A-14 (or similar) pressure breathing diluter demand regulator by Keith Schwab
Hi Everyone! I'm looking for an A-14 regulator, or something similar, to prepare for higher altitude wave flights in the Sierra. Curious if anyone has an one laying around they might be willing to part with or lend for a season. Thanks! Keith
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November 4th 18 03:54 PM
by BobW Go to last post
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Video of gliding in the Alps with rain and thunder, video is upfor only seven days. NOT SPAM! by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
On Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 1:01:56 PM UTC-5, Martin Gregorie wrote: On Wed, 24 Oct 2018 10:11:41 -0700, moshe.braner wrote: How large is the file? 780 MB. -- Martin | martin at
November 4th 18 04:04 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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SSA CFI-G Incentive Scholarships by Jamie Shore
I'm passing on news below copied and pasted from the SSA website....
November 3rd 18 10:42 PM
by Jamie Shore Go to last post
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Looking for old-school 80mm audio vario by ProfJ
Hi Folks, Like it says - if you have a basic club-type audio vario, let me know... Regards Jon
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November 3rd 18 09:14 PM
by ProfJ Go to last post
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L-13 Blanik Tow OUt Gear by Boise Pilot
Looking for examples of L-13 tow out gear. Has anyone designed and or constructed equipment to facilitate towing a L-13, 13ac, or 23 behind a vehicle? Now that I have mine flying again I am looking for a way to move it around the airport by myself. Boise Pilot
November 2nd 18 08:27 PM
by Boise Pilot Go to last post
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Clearnav club vario "REDUCED PRICE " by ProfJ
On Thursday, 20 September 2018 18:09:01 UTC-6, wrote: Clearnav club vario surplus to requirements. It has an analog pointer and comes with ADC, speaker, GPS aerial, on/off switch and can be easily upgraded to the x/c version. It's in excellent condition and ready to go. ...
November 2nd 18 06:20 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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For Sale - High Altitude Oxygen System by Giaco
Military A-14 dilutor demand/Pressure demand Regulator, fully refurbished and brought to day 0 in 2014, approximately 50 hour total on it. Also have hoses with bailout quick-disconnects, CRU-60 adapter for bailout bottle, 1 emergency bailout bottle, and Air Force MBU-12/P Mask with microphone...
November 2nd 18 12:17 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Need to update SF Bravo airspace file by Larry Suter
in my iGlide data base and on my Oudie? FAA recently changed San Francisco Bravo airspace to a bit of a jigsaw puzzle. Where to I find current airspace files for the two nav tools? I'm pretty sure I know how to update the Oudie but how do I do that for iGlide? Thanks, Larry FP
November 1st 18 07:13 PM
by John Foster Go to last post
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Traveling Checkride Examiner by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
The FAA has granted the privilege (for which I am honored and grateful) to travel most anywhere around the USA (plus Alaska and Hawaii) to conduct your glider pilot checkride for PVT, COM, INITIAL CFI, CFI "add-on", CFI Renewal and a Reinstatement of an expired CFI-Glider. As your Designated Pilot...
November 1st 18 07:12 PM
by John Foster Go to last post
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SH Gear Doors Needed by Roy B.
Need a set of Gear Doors for a Duo Discus. 2 Place Nimbus 3 or 4 will also fit. ROY
October 30th 18 09:07 PM
by Roy B. Go to last post
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Ndew FAI President - Bob Henderson - well known New Zealander by Michael Opitz
Sebastian Kawa is ANNOYED - FRUSTRATED - DISGRUNTLED - EMBARRASSED - DISENCHANTED - DISILLUSIONED at the format of gliding competitions and the constant leeching that surrounds his every move. The world Champion provides a review of the problem and his suggestions for change. He has every right...
October 30th 18 08:51 PM
by krasw Go to last post
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Discus CS wing water dump seats (seals) by [email protected]
Per Schempp-Hirth, I am the owner of a Discus CS with NON-Schempp-Hirth water dump seats on the wing dump valves. Per S-H, ALL S-H, including CS's, have aluminum discs for seats. My ship has what appears to be rubber or similar material for seats. Soon, they will be leaking and though I think I...
October 30th 18 03:19 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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No sleep possible in Boston... by Dave Nadler
http://www.nadler.com/backups/GO_RedSox_take1.mp4
October 30th 18 01:53 PM
by teck48[_2_] Go to last post
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17.6 meter tips for Ventus C ? by Matt Herron (Sr)
I just returned from the LAK factory in Lithuania where I discovered to my great surprise my former Ventus C (22 Tango) fully restored and ready to fly. The new owner, Martynas Bykovas would like to find a pair of 17.6 meter tips to enhance his soaring in the mild lift conditions prevalent in...
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October 29th 18 10:23 PM
by kirk.stant Go to last post
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Blanik L-13 Fly Again by [email protected]
N90846 flew on 10/18/18 after about 10 years of being grounded by an AD that covered around 850 worldwide including approx. 125 in the USA. Due to Greg Mecklenburg’s efforts starting two years ago the FAA approved a repair. (See the article in SOARING a couple of months ago). Three gliders were...
October 29th 18 02:40 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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