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Toronto Area Glider Pilot Ground School Starts Thu. February 24, 2005 by Ulf
TORONTO AREA GLIDER PILOT GROUND SCHOOL! Winter 2005 Session starting Thursday February 24 ================================================= York Soaring will be hosting a Glider Pilot Ground School directed at beginning pilots to prepare them both for basic flight training and the Transport...
February 3rd 05 06:16 PM
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Dear Denise by [email protected]
Dear Denise, Any typos that are found in "Soaring" indicate that folks are actually reading the magazine. I should try that with my future articles, to see if anyone is reading my contributions! You do a wonderful job as editor. "Soaring" magazine is better than ever, and Steve Hines' photos...
February 3rd 05 03:22 PM
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Has a glider ever been found using the transponder radar track? by Eric Greenwell
I'm wondering if a transponder-equipped glider would be an aid to search and rescue people. I've heard that the radar tracks can be obtained from ATC, but not if S&R people actually do that, and if it can be done in a timely fashion (less than 24 hours, say). What are people's experience with this...
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February 3rd 05 02:41 PM
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Visiting pilot in California later this month by Mark Newton
Hi. I'm an Australian glider pilot visiting the US on business for a few weeks later this month. I'm going to be in the LA and San Jose area, and I'd like to see about doing some flying while I'm there. I've been checking into the licensing requirements (seems it's easiest to do the paperwork...
February 3rd 05 07:01 AM
by Mark James Boyd Go to last post
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Pilot Operating Manual for Mosquito by Dave Boulter
Hi, Anybody got a soft copy of this available? /daveb -- ----------------------------------------------- http://www.sgi-extremelinux.com The source of innovation and discoveryTM
February 3rd 05 06:38 AM
by Dave Boulter Go to last post
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ELT's Personal vs Installed by [email protected]
I realize the requirement is only for contests now but does the personal ELT meet the requirement or does it have to be one installed in the glider?
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February 3rd 05 05:17 AM
by Ted Wagner Go to last post
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260hp Pawnee towing at Salida, Colorado for 2k5 summer by Stewart Kissel
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ChaffeeCoCoSoaring/ Just got word this evening...after a year of trying, the FAA has approved the Pawnee for towing. It will be a very low key operation...so it is highly recomended to use the Yahoo site to contact the ops guy.
February 3rd 05 02:08 AM
by Stewart Kissel Go to last post
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parachutes for szd pilots? by LAS
Can anyone who's about 5'9", 175 to 200 lbs and with a 30" inseam offer me any guidance as to what make and model of chute might suit me in the Jantar series? Headroom and getting closer to the instrument panel are, of course, big issues in this series.
February 3rd 05 01:03 AM
by Jack Go to last post
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Swift S-1 Sailplane model in 1:33 scale by TiggerHawk
This is a link for a display model of the Swift S-1, the 1991 aerobatic design. Downloaded as a pdf file, printed out on cardstock or photo paper, cut out with a sharp #11 X-Acto blade, and glued together with white glue "Elmers" etc. http://www.cardmodels.de/Download.html
February 2nd 05 07:30 PM
by Erik Braun Go to last post
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Polar diagram for Mosquito? by Dave Boulter
Hi, Does anybody have a polar diagram for the Mosquito? Thanks -- ----------------------------------------------- http://www.sgi-extremelinux.com The source of innovation and discoveryTM
February 2nd 05 07:07 PM
by For Example John Smith Go to last post
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THEMI and WinPilot thermal centering reviews? by Stewart Kissel
I googled this topic and found a few threads...but nothing to recent. Anyone out in cyberspace want to provide input from *actual* use? I am not intersted in started a flame war over the 'purity' of using these devices. Just curious as to how they have worked out. I drop waypoints into my GPS on...
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February 2nd 05 08:29 AM
by bumper Go to last post
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Proxalert R5 Proximity alerter by Andrew
Hi, Aviation Consumer finally evaluated the Proxalert R5 proximity alerter and what they say is crystal clear : "It has better performance and features" than other devices and "The R5 is the easy winner over Surecheck" trafficscope. Those interested could buy a copy of the article...
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February 2nd 05 08:29 AM
by bumper Go to last post
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mountain high oxygen system by Mal.com
Any one got one for sale or rent needed from the 10 feb till 20 feb 2005 Mal Sydney Australia
February 2nd 05 04:08 AM
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Maps of gliding clubs (specifically near Chicago) by Gordon Schubert
Sky Soaring is one club near Chicago. I fly out of the Beloit Airport with Sylvania Soaring in Wisconsin. It's only about an hour from Chicago. GORDY
February 1st 05 09:46 PM
by Gordon Schubert Go to last post
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Seven more pilots needed to make 55 NSW AU by Mal.com
http://www.joeyglide.com/nswstatecomps/enteredsofar.html Common as Mr Hewitt would say !
February 1st 05 06:42 PM
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SZD-56-2 Diana by Yurek
Sorry Michel, but I have to disagree completely with you. Polish products (gliders as well, as other stuff) HAS NOT to be cheap, because they are Polish ! They only have to be competitive... That's why, there are some not expensive Polish gliders, like Junior or Puchacz, which have an unbeatable...
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February 1st 05 04:25 PM
by Andreas Maurer Go to last post
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Youth Programs at the SSA Convention by John H. Campbell
Here's a plug for the "College and Youth Soaring" booth, #46, next to M&H, reserved by the Collegiate Soaring Association (www.soarcsa.org/ssa/coll/home.htm) with the new US Junior Soaring Association (www.juniorsoaring.us). "College", "Junior", and "Junior Team" shirts will be for sale with...
February 1st 05 03:05 PM
by John H. Campbell Go to last post
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New Thermal sensor by [email protected]
See http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/avflash/344-full.html#189075 " If you think you've tried everything there is to try in aviation, think again. Sunrise Paragliding in Nepal has teamed with the Himalayan Hawk Conservancy to present what it calls "Parahawking" -- flying a paraglider in tandem...
February 1st 05 02:07 PM
by COLIN LAMB Go to last post
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Alan Curtis AUS tug pilot by Mal.com
Concord hospital Room 22 level 5 North Wing Visiting hours are 11.00am till 1.30pm and 3.00pm till 8.00 pm
February 1st 05 03:09 AM
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NEW by [email protected]
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February 1st 05 01:46 AM
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