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Blanik L-13 polar by BTIZ
I have not seen any polar for the L-13 other than the one in the factory manual POH. It does not reference the flap positions. I have flown the L-13 and the L-23 (no flap) For the L-13, the flaps do lower landing speed and the angle of the fuselage on approach which affects the AOA of the wing. I...
August 14th 03 06:51 AM
by nowhere Go to last post
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test by Udo Rumpf
August 14th 03 12:46 AM
by Udo Rumpf Go to last post
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Importing a glider by Gus Rasch
Group, Anyone ever import a glider from Europe? Care to share your experiences or difficulties? There seem to be quite a few "deals" over yonder and wondered if it would be worth the hassle/cost/red tape/etc. Gus
August 13th 03 10:34 PM
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Trailer towing safety by CH
"Tom Seim" wrote in message There has been several threads in the past concerning towing Cobra trailers with motorhomes, resulting in fatigue cracking of the tongues..... .................. I use a DrawTite load leveling hitch normally seen on travel trailers. It...
August 13th 03 05:45 PM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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New Tail ID? by BTIZ
please explain?? what hot news.. "Shawn Curry" wrote in message ... Given the hot news here in Colorado, I'm thinking of changing the tail designation on my Mosquito from KH to WN. Cheers, Shawn
August 13th 03 05:02 PM
by Shawn Curry Go to last post
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Best Software and Hardware for Turn Area Task? by Snead1
I am currently flying with a Cambridge GPS NAV and a L-Nav. I would like to up grade or add equipment to help me fly the Turn Area Task. What works well and what are the important features that can aid in making correct decisions while flying the Turn Area Task? Bill Snead 6W
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August 13th 03 04:12 PM
by Todd Smith Go to last post
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Low Power Tow Plane for Antique Glider by mjacob
Has any one heard of using a Champs, Cubs, Luscombs or Cessna 120/140 for tow operations for antique gliders like a franklin. I am in search of a tow plane that can fly at 50 miles per hour or less.
August 13th 03 01:41 PM
by Ian Johnston Go to last post
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Biting the (weather) hand that feeds by Hank Nixon
Jack wrote in message ... PS: I can't resist adding that the Uvalde pilot was, to the best of my knowledge, _not_ a BLIPMAP user since noone has registered under that name and I have not received an...
August 13th 03 02:55 AM
by Jim Phoenix Go to last post
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Looking for used Discus CS by STUART SCHWARTZ
I am in the market for a nice Discus CS. If you are thinking of selling, please contact me.
August 12th 03 10:38 PM
by Chip Fitzpatrick Go to last post
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Contribute to BLIPMAPS (was Biting the (weather) hand that feeds) by Mark James Boyd
http://www.drjack.net/BLIPMAP/contributors.html is a way to contribute and show thanks for an excellent soaring and weather resource. I will continue my shameless plug of this fine service. If you want to work a few extra shifts and earn $500 to contribute and become an Angel donor, all the...
August 12th 03 09:40 PM
by Mark James Boyd Go to last post
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Winching: Steel vs. Plasma by Bob Johnson
Further to Craig Freeman's post of July 28, photos of our new winch are available at our club web site at http://www.permiansoaring.us/ The winch was conceived and built by Craig in about three months of spare time work, which is surely remarkable. Even more remarkable, Craig also wears additional...
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August 12th 03 05:41 PM
by Bob Johnson Go to last post
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Tow planes near Visalia by Marc Ramsey
"John Roe" wrote... I am interested getting a tow as near as possible to the town of Visalia on October 4th, 5th and or 6th. If you can or know someone who can let me know! thanks! Assuming you mean Visalia, CA USA (a nice little town, BTW), the Central California...
August 11th 03 11:42 PM
by Larry Johnson Go to last post
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Cambridge GPS-NAV Model 10 DB9 Pinout by Terry Healy
Hello All, I am looking to hook my Ipaq up to my Cambridge Gps Nav model 10 (v5.5palm-nav ready). Would anyone have the Data Port DB9 pinout. I would like to use the data port as it has a +5v out on it. Thanks, Terry
August 11th 03 05:54 PM
by Sam Fly Go to last post
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Which GPS unit to buy? by TJ
Hi, So, which is the best GPS unit to buy for eventual use in a sailplane? Thanks, Tom (remove all the numbers in the addess REPLY won't work)
August 11th 03 04:59 PM
by Skip Guimond Go to last post
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FAA publication Glider Flying Handbook by Jim Phoenix
I just received a copy of the FAA publication titled "Glider Flying Handbook" - publication number FAA-H-8083-13. Updated in 2003. Appears to have some very current photographs and illustrations, but I haven't read it yet. I'm surprised to see things such as the Cambridge flight computer described...
August 11th 03 03:58 PM
by SoarBooks Go to last post
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Announce/USA: FAA Glider Flying Handbook / Bob Wander by SoarBooks
Hi Folks, The new FAA publication FAA Glider Flying Handbook (FAA-H-8083-13) can now be seen at my soaring website www.bobwander.com. You can view the - book cover - my review of the book - the entire table of contents (very comprehensive), and - order a copy if you like! Will ship orders ASAP.
August 11th 03 03:55 PM
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Gliders at Oshkosh 2003 by Apis Gliders
Rather than post my annual Oshkosh report directly to the news group I decided to place it on my Apis web site. Not to get you to look at the site but because there are pictures and hyperlinks this year and my limited time and computer skills allow me to use this method without problem. go to...
August 11th 03 12:28 PM
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Wanted links to gliding videos by Mal
I do have to much time and bandwidth. TY Mal
August 11th 03 09:50 AM
by Frederic FUCHS Go to last post
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ASW 20 Recommendation? by Eric Greenwell
In article , says... I'm doing some research on the ASW-20 "A" model to see it it's a good fit for a 250hr glider pilot wanting to expand his experience in cross country (I've read Dick Johnson's report on it). I've heard...
August 11th 03 06:56 AM
by Mark Navarre Go to last post
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contest task completion rates? by ken ward
the guys running hang gliding contests are debating their task completion rates. it looks like 1/3 of pure flex wing entrants make goal, while 2/3 of rigid wing entrants make goal. sometimes they have the same tasks, sometimes the rigid wing tasks are a little longer. sometimes they start at the...
August 11th 03 03:32 AM
by Tom Seim Go to last post
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