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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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Today 06:17 AM
by jfitch 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
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Today 05:12 AM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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March Soaring Mag by Tango Eight
(better late than never I guess, just showed up today) That's a beauty of a cover shot. Nice photo Tim. But an extra hearty well done to Brad & Bob. best, Evan Ludeman / T8
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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?...
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Today 02:06 AM
by jfitch Go to last post
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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 09:04 PM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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Antares rudder pedal dimensions by sisu1a
I'm working on a somewhat generic sailplane cockpit for Condor2, loosely based on the Antares advanced ergonomy. There is a great cross-section of it on their site (below), however I need the actual measurement of at least one component so I can accurately scale the drawing. For this, I've chosen...
Yesterday 05:38 PM
by sisu1a Go to last post
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Dittel 833 radio by David Crowson
I am just about to buy a Dittel (now TQ) KRT2 radio, has anyone any experience good or bad with one of these?
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Yesterday 05:25 PM
by Roger Burghall[_2_] Go to last post
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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 04:55 PM
by Ron Gleason Go to last post
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For Sale M&H KF-011 Oxygen Bottle by Bryce Sammeter
For Sale, M&H lightweight KF-011 Kevlar fiber wrapped oxygen bottle. Came as a spare with glider purchase. Manufactured 9/2011 and looks brand new and appears to possibly be unused. Installed CGA-540 valve with pressure gauge.. Appears to need hydro. Will ship for free in U.S., Discounted shipping...
Yesterday 04:29 PM
by Glidergeek Go to last post
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New Condor 2 Landscape for Florida by Paul Remde
Hi, I just learned that a new Condor 2 Landscape is available for Seminole Lake Florida. https://www.condor-club.eu/sceneries/197/ However, although I was successful at unzipping and installing the Nephi landscape for Condor 2, I can't seem to figure-out how to get the Florida files to work. ...
Yesterday 04:08 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Bennie and the Fonzie Trophy by [email protected]
A few of old Miami glider pilots are going to make a trophy that will be awarded yearly in memory of two of the gentlemen that made South Florida soaring sites and memories unique and rewarding. A bit about these two guys would have you laughing and saying this must be fun and exciting. I could...
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SkySight Soaring Weather Forecasting by Paul Remde
Soaring Friends, I am very pleased to be working with Matthew Scutter to promote his impressive SkySight soaring weather forecast service. Buy 12 months of service for $79 and get 2 extra months for FREE. Works great with SeeYou for PC (current subscriptions to both SkySight and SeeYou for PC...
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Yesterday 11:49 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Looking for a source for this rear view mirror by Gianni Isotope
Without intending to spark a debate on the pros, cons, and potential hazards of having a rear view mirror in a glider, does anyone know a source for the mirror shown in the attached photo, which I came across on Facebook (no response from the one who posted the...
Yesterday 04:36 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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Flarm reporting my own ADSB Out by [email protected]
Greetings, Installed my new Trig and TN72 and today when I powered up both my Flarm and the Trig, the Flarmview reported my own ADSB Out signal as a ADSB target. PowerFlarm Core - 6.42 Firmware Flarmview - 2.39 Firmware Flarm Config ID shows identical to ADSB Out ID FlarmView is showing my...
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Yesterday 04:31 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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WTB Enclosed trailer for 13 Meter Sailplane by Bill[_21_]
Looking to buy an enclosed trailer for an antique glider that is going back to Europe. Want to RoRo ship from the east coast to Europe. I would prefer the find a roadworthy trailer In the eastern US. Any tips or thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks, Bill Bill.Batesole at aol dot com
March 21st 18 11:45 PM
by Paul Agnew Go to last post
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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
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March 21st 18 12:39 PM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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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...
March 21st 18 07:21 AM
by [email protected] 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...
March 20th 18 11:10 PM
by James Thomson[_2_] Go to last post
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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
March 20th 18 10:56 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Training panel discussion at the SSA Convention by [email protected]
"Training New Glider Pilots and Keeping Them Soaring" Growth and Retention: Training Panel Discussion Russell Holtz and Rhonda Clerkin of Gliderbooks.com will be moderating a panel discussion focused on training and its relationship to the growth and retention of soaring pilots.*The panel...
March 20th 18 10:19 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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