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Best option for electric self starting glider by Magnus
Hi experienced glider pilots, I am a newly retired ex glider pilot that is updating my license and want to do some serious soaring and distance flights in Europe now that I have plenty of time. I live in Lausanne (member of Montricher gliding club) and as well member in Landskrona gliding club in...
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April 20th 20 01:56 AM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Record height for a winch launch? by [email protected]
On Sunday, March 4, 2001 at 4:00:08 PM UTC-8, MHende6388 wrote: Curious what the highest sailplane launch from a winch has ever been for the longest cable. Michael I'm a contender for the LONGEST winch launch. Back at Nympsfield about 1970, I was in the T21 on a windy day, and as we got...
April 19th 20 11:01 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Battery switching without tears by 2G
On one of my flights last year I had to switch between my avionics battery and engine battery when the avionics battery voltage dropped too low (I had left the master on after the last flight and could only partially charge the avionics battery before launching). The switch over seemed to go okay,...
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April 18th 20 11:28 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Condor website down ?-want to use Oudie with Condor by [email protected]
Hi All I get an error message when I try to join the forumn. I want to connect my Oudie 2 to Conbdor on my PC. I guess I need a cable from one of the suppliers. Anyhing else ? Dan
April 18th 20 11:06 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Climbing the Learning Curve in Condor | A Tutorial by Daniel Sazhin[_2_]
Hey Folks, Here is an article on how to get better in Condor! It's a wonderful tool, but it takes practice and patience to get good at it, just like real-life soaring! https://soaringeconomist.com/2020/04/18/climbing-the-learning-curve-in-condor-a-tutorial/ Last week we have continued our run...
April 18th 20 08:13 PM
by Daniel Sazhin[_2_] Go to last post
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It's OK to soar by [email protected]
Well it should be, chief super health guy Fauci says it is OK to have sex with random people. Friends it is time to open the clubs. Flying clubs that is. “You know, everybody has their own tolerance for risks, and it depends on the level of the interaction that you want to have. If you’re...
April 18th 20 06:17 PM
by kinsell Go to last post
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If I Were Mayor of Saskatoon - Part One - By D.S. Kabatoff by Daryl Kabatoff
If I Were Mayor of Saskatoon - Part One - By D.S. Kabatoff April 5 2020 3:59 pm 35,356 words “The very concept of a nation founded by European settlers is offensive to me. Old stock White Canadians are an unpleasant relic, and quite frankly, replaceable. And we will replace them." –Canadian...
April 18th 20 01:39 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Soaring Not Dead Everywhere by [email protected]
Well soaring isn’t dead everywhere. Today we got 14 flights in, private ships, and all three of the 1-26’s and solo flights in the club blanik. Social distancing in order, wipe downs of the club birds and all had fun. We didn’t need any ventilators but we did get up close to 7,000ft, thats...
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April 18th 20 01:18 AM
by Shaun Wheeler Go to last post
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90 degrees off topic... by Chris Behm
A nautical mile actually measures 6076', not 6080.
April 17th 20 11:13 PM
by Ventus_a Go to last post
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Record height for a winch launch? by [email protected]
On Monday, 5 March 2001 00:00:08 UTC, MHende6388 wrote: Curious what the highest sailplane launch from a winch has ever been for the longest cable. Michael My personal record is 3,400' in a T-21 at Feltwell back in the mid-1960s using a barrage balloon winch but that was kiting and we...
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April 17th 20 07:46 PM
by Eric Munk Go to last post
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Condor is exasperating by jp
My difficulties with Condor may well be due to my using bootcamp into Windows 10 on my Mac. However, I have copied a new landscape directory into the c:/Condor2/Landscapes directory and it is not presented for selection on the Tasks screen. I also just purchased an additional glider (ASK-21) and...
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April 17th 20 06:55 PM
by Paul Agnew Go to last post
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90 degrees off topic... by 2G
On Tuesday, March 6, 2001 at 4:34:39 AM UTC-8, Jean Richard wrote: Kirk Stant a écrit : Why? While I may agree that metric units are OK for ground use, in the air and on the sea the Nautical mile (one minute of latitude) is the preferred unit of distance, easily measured on any...
April 17th 20 04:04 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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1-26s, Blaniks, K-8, K-21s tonight! by Daniel Sazhin[_2_]
Hey Guys, We're running a School Class task in Slovenia tonight. Come and fly a 1-26! Teamspeak: channel: ts3.virtualsoaring.eu:9982 | password: ask13 | Channel- MNS/USNS. (Note, please go to Settings and set up “Push-to-talk” for your mic.) Register (for free) here to receive briefings two...
April 16th 20 03:09 PM
by Daniel Sazhin[_2_] Go to last post
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SSA contest decisions by [email protected]
All FAI class Nationals postponed 'til '21. Sanctions rescinded for regionals/GP if occuring before 6 July. https://www.ssa.org/files/member/2020%20SSA%20Contest%20Organizers%2004-15-20%20-%20Final.pdf
April 16th 20 02:11 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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OLC Question by Dan Marotta
Is it possible to do a bulk download of igc files?* I would like to download my files for the past 4 years or so for a project.* If it is possible, how is it done? -- Dan, 5J
April 16th 20 12:44 PM
by Muttley Go to last post
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IS 32 sailplane by [email protected]
Curious if any are operating in the US, or in need of new home MM
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April 15th 20 10:26 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Looking for a serviceable LS4 rudder by Larry Ruggiero
One of our club members might have need of one. Larry Ruggiero Carolina Soaring Assoc, Spartanburg SC
April 13th 20 04:59 PM
by Larry Ruggiero Go to last post
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Gliding in quarantine video by Emir Sherbi
A friend of mine made this great stop motion video. In Argentina we are in total lock down so he had plenty of time to do it. Enjoy!! https://youtu.be/l9eL9dBTXtw
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April 12th 20 11:05 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Charlie Spratt by Karl Striedieck[_2_]
John Good wrote a beautiful obit for Charlie Spratt in the June 2009 issue of Soaring. Charlie left us April 10th that year. Good start Good finish!
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April 12th 20 09:56 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Regulations The FAA Has Changed In Response To COVID-19 by John DeRosa OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
Unsure how much this will impact pure glider pilots ... https://www.boldmethod.com/blog/lists/2020/04/4-policies-the-faa-has-changed-in-response-to-COVID-19
April 12th 20 09:22 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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