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Winch podcast by Jim S
Bill has many good points on winch launching. Give it a listen. https://www.podbean.com/eu/pb-z5pha-dd8d1e
May 27th 20 02:11 AM
by Jim S Go to last post
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DG-303 spar issues - puchase? by Paul[_11_]
For a new glider pilot, do you think a DG-303 glider would be a good glider to purchase? I really like the design, and I've tried to understand all the issues that occurred around 2007 (https://groups.google.com/forum/#!starred/rec.aviation.soaring/SspUMjJ-YYo), however not sure what the end result...
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May 27th 20 12:51 AM
by rudolph stutzmann Go to last post
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Just out - the first colour e-ink android phone ... XCSoar folks take notice by Stephen Szikora
Just out - the first color e-ink android phone ... XCSoar folks take notice.. I’ve searched and read through many thread on sunlight readability and devices in the cockpit and those that lament the lack of a new Dell Streak 5 with transflective display. Sure, newer OMELED phones are brighter but...
May 26th 20 01:54 PM
by Stephen Szikora Go to last post
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Open 2-Seater Trailer F/S with possible immediate delivery by Michael Opitz
Listing for Central Mississippi Soaring which lost their Twin Astir G-103 due to an accident. Trailer is in good condition, relatively new tires, has surge brakes, and trailers well. Configured for a Twin Astir, but can be reconfigured for most any 16.5 meter 2-seater, etc. Sellers will be in...
May 26th 20 01:41 PM
by Roy B. Go to last post
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winter 57mm altimeter like new - $ 600 by [email protected]
I bought this altimeter brand new about 3 years ago. It works and feels as brand new. It is mounted in the panel of my Stemme S10 vt. The reason I am selling it is because I replacing it with a digital altimeter. Anyone interested text me at seven six zero, seven zero three 0869. Mario
May 26th 20 12:38 PM
by Rakel 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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May 26th 20 04:47 AM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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CFI-G's by [email protected]
C F I-G's Perhaps by now you have read SOARING editor Eric Bick's statement regarding the start of a new department entitled CFI-G Corner. On page thirty-eight is an article I wrote along the lines of teaching techniques or perhaps different ways of presenting safety related information,...
May 26th 20 02:29 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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rotax carb by john firth
Amongst all the weighty deliberations on improving safety, maybe someone experienced and knowlegable about diaphrgam carburetors could give me guidance. I fly a PIK 20E , Rotax 501 unreliable engine which has been behaving erratically, surging but not misfiring that I can detect. From the plugs...
May 25th 20 09:39 PM
by Brett Go to last post
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Magtape Xtra by Colin Roney
Can anybody suggest a suitable solvent for removing the adhesive. So far i`ve used Acetone and it`s only 50% successful.
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May 25th 20 07:40 PM
by Colin Roney Go to last post
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IGC-approval documents with updated wording and change of GFAC Chairman’s email and web pages - no changes of Approval level by Ian Strachan
Updated IGC-approval documents for all IGC Flight Recorders (FRs) and the main summary table have been published on the IGC and GFAC web sites with a date of effect of 24 May 2020. These documents standardise references to web pages, email addresses, and details of manufacturers. They include...
May 25th 20 07:15 PM
by Ian Strachan Go to last post
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Solution Manual Aircraft Propulsion (2nd Ed., Saeed Farokhi) by [email protected]
Hi, can i get solution from textbook aircraft propulsion second edition by saeed farokhi?
May 25th 20 07:05 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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2020 Accidents & Insurance, usa by CindyB[_2_]
There has been less flying this spring due to Covid-19, yet a 30% increase in horrific accidents in the US 2019 vs. 2020. A letter went out today urging several good ideas to consider by clubs and businesses to help reverse this trend. Webinars, ground school sessions, additional dual checks...
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May 25th 20 01:33 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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PowerFlarm still picking up Transponder by Rob Cluxton[_2_]
After previous advice on here, I reconfigured my PowerFlarm via the .configtxt file. I am now seeing ADS-B traffic (definitely need to lower the altitude and distance parameters) but when I run my own transponder in ALT mode it’s still picking up traffic at 12 o’clock, .6 miles and around my...
May 24th 20 10:38 PM
by George Haeh Go to last post
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Mentorship for Women by [email protected]
Playing off the US success at the 2020 WWGC, our family is interested in partially sponsoring one or more mentorship activities to support the training of women glider pilots (for early phase, rusty, competitive, XC, aerobatic, demo flight, etc.). Unlike some other funding sources, the money would...
May 24th 20 07:45 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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KGARS - Kiting Glider Automatic Relase System by [email protected]
I am thinking A CG tow hook for the towplane, likr RC models do. This way Glider can stall the tow plane while kiting, but not point its nose down. I envision a tunnel for the tow rope along the fuselage top so it doesn't jam the rudder/elevator. The front end of tunnel/rope is connected to the...
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May 24th 20 01:35 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Oudie gear warning? by [email protected]
Hey all - I just acquired an original Oudie and I have noticed a gear warning in the profile setup. Not mentioned in the manual and the previous 2 owners do not know about it. I have not noticed it trying to get my attention in the pattern either. I will ask Naviter next unless youze can fill me in.
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May 24th 20 05:22 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Signal Red/Orange Vinyl by AS
Hi all, looking for a source for signal, day-glow orange or red vinyl sheets. Any suggestions? Uli 'AS'
May 23rd 20 11:52 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Flarm Antenna Extension by MNLou
I'm in a situation where I need to elevate my Flarm antenna above the glare shield to avoid interference directly ahead of the glider(LAK17AT) due to the carbon nose cone. I'm getting a pretty nasty blind spot there. I've seen installations where the Flarm antenna was elevated using a "paint stir...
May 23rd 20 05:32 PM
by George Haeh Go to last post
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Solo 2350 Un-Pickle procedure by Jonathan St. Cloud
I was looking through the aircraft Maintenance manual and the solo 2350 engine manual, both have the same procedure for long term storage (over 2 months). Neither has the "un-pickle" procedure. Was looking for guidance from those knowledgable. Thank you in advance, Jon
May 23rd 20 08:51 AM
by Tango Whisky Go to last post
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Battery Charger for PowerSonic SLA/AGM batteries by John Foster
I'm looking for a good charger for my PowerSonic AGM batteries. I have a car charger, but that seems to be malfunctioning, as it doesn't seem to want to charge car batteries or my glider batteries. Any recommendations on a good charger for these type of batteries?
May 23rd 20 02:52 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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