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Landout at Class C or D tower-controlled airport? by Charles Ethridge
Hi all. I've done thousands of landings in all kinds of airplanes at tower-controlled airports (now called Class B, C and D), but I've never seen a glider land at one. Does ATC frown upon this (unless one declares an emergency in which case you have a new problem) or to they take this in stride...
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Today 01:37 PM
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AOA indicator poll. by Luc Job
Hi! I have developed last year a solid-state AOA indicator, based on a differential pressure measurement (total pressure/pressure at angle) Undoubtedly, this is a primary flight instrument to me: -It shows where you are aerodynamically speaking, independently of all the variable parameters:...
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Today 11:12 AM
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Private airport or small field for landout? by Charles Ethridge
Hi all. I'm a former cfi-i/mei and commercial glider pilot, but I've never gone cross-country in my PW-5 glider. Training up for it though. A question: If you are in an area where the fields are small, but there are several private airfields around, which should be your priority? Seems to me...
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Today 06:49 AM
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Problem with OLC Saturday 5-30? by Waveguru
When I pull up OLC I'm getting a bunch of zero scores. Is it me? Boggs
Today 03:53 AM
by RobKol Go to last post
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SeeYou Training Videos by Dave Springford
With an unusual amount of spare time on my hands these days, I am finally getting around to a project on my to do list and I have produced several SeeYou training videos. In the videos I show how to set up SeeYou and how to navigate the interface.. Future videos will get into more details such as...
Today 02:59 AM
by SoaringXCellence Go to last post
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K2 battery endurance by John Silverberg
Hi, I'm hoping someone with experience with K2 batteries can help determine if mine are due for replacement. I have dual K2 batteries wired in parallel to supply avionics power. I have an LX9000, S8 and V8 varios, trig transponder, FLARM core, and becker com radio running off them. I'm not sure...
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Yesterday 10:46 PM
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Seat cushion works great for long drives by George Haeh
I've been using the pink-blue seat cushion and cover in my glider for many years and it works just fine. But a dear friend 3000 km away is in her last weeks and my rear can get sore driving 400; so, I put the cushion in my car for the trip. It's a fact of life that we spend more time in cars than...
Yesterday 09:16 PM
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Standalone artificial horizon by Richard Lancaster[_2_]
Hi all, I’m looking for a reliable, high quality, standalone artificial horizon that fits cleanly in a round hole (I’m not wanting a square barnacle that “fits” into a round hole). Does anyone have any flight experience with either of these: uAvionix...
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How About Story Time by [email protected]
Maybe this is a good opportunity for some of us to share some stories of our experiences. I'll go first.- During the regional at Harris Hill in 2013 I was flying K21 with grandson Calvin Mampe, Rachel Conklin, and her sister Michelle. All 3 had flown multiple contests with me before, 2 having...
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Yesterday 02:10 AM
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New SB (SB-G09) on elevator pushrods for most all Grobs by soaringjac
See the link below http://www.ltb-lindner.com/g-102-ad-sb.html?file=tl_files/ltb_lindner/pdf/G%20102%20LTA%20%26%20TM%20Englisch/SB-G09_elevator%20pushrod_200408.pdf
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Yesterday 01:52 AM
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WTB used vario, CNv XC digital, LX Nav S100, or Air Glide S display by [email protected]
Hello! Maxed out my budget buying my 1st ship, and all the associated paraphernalia, and trying to squeak in a vario upgrade this season. Anyone have a used Clear Nav XC digital, LX Nav S100, or Air Glide S display they would like to sell? Air Avionics still have control units available if you...
May 29th 20 09:24 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Do you own an IMI Power Rigger? by William Kautter
I'm considering the purchase of an IMI Power Rigger. If you own one I would very much appreciate information about your experience with it. Bill
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May 29th 20 05:48 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Buying a 1-35 pros and cons? by [email protected]
Does anyone have any inside info on the pros / cons of buying a 1-35. I am interested in learning cross country. I am mostly looking to hear from any current or former 1-35 owners. Thanks, Tim W
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May 29th 20 05:38 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Paraphernalia “Softie” Mini Parachute for sale by Sean Fidler
Manufactured in July 2008, in great condition, royal blue color with matching UV storage bag, quick release option on leg straps. Freshly inspected and repacked by master rigger. This same rigger has repacked and inspected this rig roughly every 6 months (with no significant gaps) for the past 9...
May 29th 20 12:31 AM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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300km Feminine O/R 15m and Standard Class National Attempt by [email protected]
Great flight, Kathy! (out of Mt. Valley) https://www.onlinecontest.org/olc-3.0/gliding/flightinfo.html?dsId=7786392
May 28th 20 11:12 PM
by Rich Owen[_2_] Go to last post
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Do Some Record Flying by [email protected]
Since the contest scene is pretty much inop for this year, now is a great opportunity to chase after a few records. So many are reachable specially at the state level. Also if you haven’t completed your gold or diamond badge, now is the perfect time. You boys with the 40/1 and up birds have bo...
May 28th 20 10:15 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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SCHWEIZER 1-26 or 1-35 by Morris Carter
need outrigger with wheel.
May 28th 20 05:15 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cobra Trailer Keys by Steve Leonard[_2_]
I have just sent the question to Wings and Wheels, but thought I would ask here as well. I have Key EK200. They now sell EK200A and EK200B. Anyone know if the keys are the same, but maybe just with and without the black plastic at the top of they key? They show EK450 both with and without...
May 28th 20 05:10 AM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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What have we learned from all this? by Bob Youngblood
Interesting situation that we are all faced with the last few weeks, things are more serious than we ever expected. I was having a great discussion last evening with my family member who is an Infectious Disease MD, the discussion was eye opening! This is a game changer, and China has much to blame...
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May 28th 20 04:01 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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What have we learned from all this? by Bob Kuykendall
At 23:55 05 April 2020, Gregg Ballou wrote: ...Yearly flu has a higher body count... Quick update: Less than three months after the first US death from the novel coronovirus, today the US death toll from Covid-19 has passed 100,000.
May 27th 20 08:42 PM
by Waveguru Go to last post
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