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Scales for Weight and Balance by [email protected]
Hello All, Las Vegas Valley Soaring is currently restoring our beloved SGS 1-26D and will need to establish a new empty weight CG once finished. Does anyone know where I might source a borrowed or rented set of scales? Thanks! Dennis Ballew Vice President Las Vegas Valley Soaring.
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May 15th 20 06:46 AM
by Mark Briner Go to last post
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PLB Spot InReach Webinar 5-12-2020 by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
I just wanted to comment on the SSA webinar last night with Cindy B David L Bruno V and put together by John De Rosa Thanks for all who put these webinars together! It seemed to me that John DeRosa was really pushing the PLB device. I could be wrong but that's what I read into it. Maybe because...
May 15th 20 03:14 AM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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perhaps a "wanted" thread? by Scott Williams[_2_]
I'm returning to service a Glasflugel Mosquito, Does anyone have a Winter 80 mm vario in knots for sale? How about a winter capacity .45 L of the style prior to the newest cardboard tubes? Or, A good boom Microphone compatible with Dittel radios? Thanks, Scott
May 14th 20 11:32 PM
by Mike N. Go to last post
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Uploading Oudie 2 IGC Files to GlidePort.aero by William Kautter
Up to about three months ago I was able to upload Oudie 2 IGC files to GlidePort.aero. But no more. I have no problem uploading the IGC files to OLC. Anyone know what the problem is and how to fix it? Thanks for your help. Bill
May 14th 20 11:10 PM
by William Kautter Go to last post
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IMI Wing Wheel On Discus? by William Kautter
Looking for someone with experience using an IMI Basic Wing Wheel on a Discus. Would like to know where you locate it on the wing relative to the aileron and how well it works for you? Thanks for your help. Bill
May 14th 20 11:07 PM
by William Kautter Go to last post
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LX Era 80 vs S80/S100 by Senna Van den Bosch
I'm thinking of upgrading my SDI C4 e-vario this winter in my DG-100. With limited space, I would be going for an 80mm one. I've seen some different options, like the LX S80/S100 and Era 80, but fail to see many differences. For what I do know from the cumulus-soaring.com comparison page is that...
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May 14th 20 02:42 AM
by Stephen Szikora Go to last post
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Refugio TX Record Camp RE1 by [email protected]
The record camp at Refugio TX is an official go! A couple of us 1-26 fliers have put together a one week xc camp June 6 thru June 14. The Refugio Soaring club is providing tows for the week. You are welcome to join in specially if you are a low performance glider flier looking for your distance...
May 13th 20 11:41 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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2014 Pictures of a Glider Mid-Air and Bailout by John DeRosa OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
Amazing photographs of a mid-air between two gliders and the subsequent bailout of one of the pilots (the other pilot was able to land safely). https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2713010/The-amazing-moment-glider-pilot-bail-aircraft-parachute-safety-wing-fell-dramatic-mid-air-collision.html
May 13th 20 02:27 PM
by Tango Whisky Go to last post
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tow vehicles? by Stephen Coan
What do you think is the best tow vehicle for a single place glass sailplane? What is the smallest vehicle one can safely tow with?
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May 12th 20 11:34 PM
by Tom BravoMike Go to last post
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National Parachute for sale by Vsoars
National Parachute Model#425B SN N4263, MFD: June 1998 Always kept in temperature and humidity controlled storage when not in use. Last repacked date: 7/18/18 $375 + shipping
May 12th 20 04:32 PM
by Vsoars Go to last post
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From DrDan Johnson -- a clear essay on how Covid-19 is spread by danlj
This isn't about soaring, but it would affect our activity at the airfield to read and act on this. It's factual, with examples, and is actionable. https://www.erinbromage.com/post/the-risks-know-them-avoid-them (My son sent me this link. It's an excellent, fact-based description of how it...
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May 12th 20 03:09 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Covid good for records by John Foster
On Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 8:36:36 AM UTC-6, wrote: Folks, this pandemic issue has been terrible for the nation, the economy, and has shut down most all contests. But since record flying is the only show left in town, maybe we will see more folks pursuing state, regional...
May 11th 20 09:09 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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Boy Who Flew With Condors - Dick Johnson? Other Comments by ContestID67
I finally got around to watching this 1967 movie which I bought on eBay more than a month ago. It was surprisingly well done. Not that Walt ever put out a bad product, his production values were always top notch. However, when the popular media shows soaring, I often see realism and accuracy go...
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May 11th 20 08:16 PM
by Simonsanspaul Go to last post
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Tasman Varios for Two Place Sailplanes by Tom Watson
Tidewater Soaring Society has for sale the Tasman V1000 vario, RDV50 backseat repeater, and the PK312 backup power pack. $300 the set. 804-399-tree tree fife six.
May 11th 20 05:45 PM
by Tom Watson Go to last post
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Which 18m FES sailplane to buy? by [email protected]
I'm considering the purchase of an 18m FES equipped sailplane, and would like to hear thoughts and opinions about the various options available. I'm seeking a cross country machine with long legs and a highly reliable sustainer. An 18m FES sailplane should fit that requirement nicely. I'm a...
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May 11th 20 04:33 PM
by kinsell Go to last post
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Minnesota Downwind Dash! by Tony[_5_]
Barry Yeager and Dick Andrews launched this morning at 10 AM (10 AM!!!) from Fairbault. They are about to cross I-80 in Iowa as of 12:30. They are flying Barry's Arcus M. My understanding is the goal is 750km just east of St Louis which ought to be good for a multiplace distance to declared goal...
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May 10th 20 08:35 PM
by JC Go to last post
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Best Flight Of the Day NA by Bob Youngblood
I have been looking at OLC and trying to make a determination as to had the best flight of the day in North America. Now listen, no politics here, just flight evaluation and the cut off time is midnight on the East Coast. No flaming liberals shall post. Bob
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May 10th 20 02:45 AM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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Glider zoom meeting background by soaringjac
Want to be inside the cockpit flying when on a zoom call? You can use this background of my Astir (I know). You can always make your own for your glider. Makes it look like you are in the cockpit flying during the video conference call....
May 10th 20 12:36 AM
by IADPE Go to last post
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Hisense A5 e-Ing phone by [email protected]
Hi, Has anyone run TopHat on one if those? Or anything else like xcsoar etc.. S
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May 9th 20 05:03 PM
by waremark Go to last post
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Strong Para-Cushion 305 by ASM
I have a brand new, never used Strong Enterprises Para-cushion 305 cross country parachute that I would like to sell. I cannot fit into cockpit of any of my aircraft’s while wearing this chute and that's the reason I need to replace it either with Mini/ Micro Softie or National 360. If someone...
May 9th 20 06:41 AM
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