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Looking for an LS-3a by pjschae
I'm looking to buy an LS-3a or LS-3 17 other than what is already listed on W&W. Preferably in the west. I am in Utah. Thanks!
Today 01:37 AM
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The inadvisability of charging LiFePO4 batteries below 32F/0C (akabelow freezing) by son_of_flubber
When researching a step up to LiFePO4, I stumbled across this tidbit at http://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/charging_at_high_and_low_temperatures "Many battery users are unaware that consumer-grade lithium-ion batteries cannot be charged below 0°C (32°F). Although the pack appears to be...
Today 12:55 AM
by jfitch Go to last post
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Dittel 833 radio by David Crowson
I am just about to buy a Dittel (now TQ) KRT2 radio, has anyone any experience good or bad with one of these?
Yesterday 10:22 PM
by Bob Gibbons[_2_] Go to last post
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Parachute Service Life Limit - there is no 20 year rule! by Andrzej Kobus
I thought you would find it useful. http://www.parachuteshop.com/service_life_limits.htm http://www.parachuteshop.com/faa_service_life_limit_parachute.htm
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Yesterday 10:03 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Flarm collision alert from Tow Plane ADS-B by [email protected]
Now that our club tow plane has installed ADS-B out, I’m getting a constant collision alert on my S80, Flarm butterfly and Qudie while on tow. Is there any way to silence the collision alarm while on tow without turning off ADS-B targets on Flarm all together. I like seeing ADS-B targets while...
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Yesterday 05:15 PM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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Tow hook for 182 by Ramy[_2_]
Our club is looking for a tow hook for 182, in particular Schweizer (partnumber 0500228-2) which is the STC'd approved hook for the Cessna 182. Any pointers are welcome. Thanks Ramy
Yesterday 04:03 PM
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cockpit exit assist for older pilots by [email protected]
What devices and or methods are available to assist older pilots in exiting sailplane cockpits (on the ground)?
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Yesterday 02:43 PM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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First glider to buy 10-20k euro's by Senna Van den Bosch
Hey everyone, I'm a young pilot aspiring regular 300-400km flights. Currently I have done a few XC flights in an SZD 51-1 Junior at 100-200km already but I'm limited by club members who want to fly as well. I've been looking at a few gliders and read a lot of reviews but still would like some more...
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Yesterday 02:34 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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Light parachute for 200 lb pilot? by Jonathan St. Cloud
I am currently flying with a Butler chute. While it is the most comfortable chute I have flew with, it is also heavy. Can anyone recommend a light weight chute for a 200-220 lb pilot?
Yesterday 04:27 AM
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Passing Of A Legend by [email protected]
Some of you out there might remember a wonderful lady named Mary Gaffney, she was an aviation pioneer and a gliderport owner and examiner for many types. Mary passed away today after a long and wonderful life involving many forms of aviation. Mary was a two time world aerobatics champion and set...
Yesterday 01:26 AM
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How Many Clubs Still Have A 1-26? by [email protected]
Folks, I'm doing an informal survey. How many of you are members of a club that still has a 1-26 in your club fleet?
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March 17th 18 10:02 PM
by Morgan[_2_] Go to last post
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ADS-B, Not Soaring Related, But... by Dan Marotta
I was flying my Skywagon up to Santa Fe yesterday to practice instrument approaches and there was a Centurion departing SAF.* The weather was VMC, the tower was calling each of out to the other, and we were both ADS-B equipped.* He was at 10,500' and the 12 mile arc around the VORTAC required...
March 17th 18 05:11 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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WTB Enclosed trailer for 13 Meter Sailplane by Bill[_21_]
Looking to buy an enclosed trailer for an antique glider that is going back to Europe. Want to RoRo ship from the east coast to Europe. I would prefer the find a roadworthy trailer In the eastern US. Any tips or thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks, Bill Bill.Batesole at aol dot com
March 17th 18 04:52 PM
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HVLP Paint Sprayer Recommendations by LongJourney
Has anyone used an HVLP sprayer to refinish a wood and fabric aircraft? If so, did you get a better finish? Did it save a significant amount of paint? Was it worth using vs. a regular paint spray gun? Thanks, Jeff
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March 17th 18 05:24 AM
by [email protected][_1_] Go to last post
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Goop / caulk recommendations by Jonathan St. Cloud
My trailer arrived with two soft solar chargers attached to the roof top via a sort of caulk/goop. Two years later the trailer is leaking under the solar panels. Looking for a recommendation for a goop or caulk that is white or clear, and can withstand the sun and heat of the Western USA flying...
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March 16th 18 11:18 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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TE Compensation by [email protected]
What is the current thinking on what works better, electric vs. pneumatic TE compensation? I've got an S80 vario which can use either. Dave
March 16th 18 03:15 PM
by Per Carlin Go to last post
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Gas Strut for early (1997) Anschau Komet trailer by Bill[_21_]
I'm looking for a resource for a replacement gas strut used to open the trailer top for a early 1997ish Komet Anschau glider trailer. This trailer has the external hinge. I'm hoping to find a suitable replacement from a US supplier. Thanks for your help. Bill
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March 16th 18 03:15 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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$75,000 2-33 by [email protected]
Just when you thought you've seen it all. Wings and Wheels has listed a beautifully restored 2-33 for a mere $75K http://wingsandwheels.com/classifieds
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March 16th 18 07:21 AM
by Ben Coleman Go to last post
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North Texas Soaring club by [email protected]
Does anyone have contact information on the North Texas Soaring club in Decatur, TX? Any members out there? I am looking for airport gliding operations information.
March 16th 18 02:33 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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FYI Soaring adventures may have filed Chapter 7 by SF
It's highly probable that Soaring Adventures has filed Chapter 7. We received a notice of filing from the US bankruptcy court for a Robert Wilkinson, in CT. No mention of Soaring Adventures in the filing, however Soaring Adventures is the only connection between our club and Robert that we can...
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March 16th 18 02:04 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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