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SSA Regional Webinar - Mar 12 - Modern Speed to Fly Theory by Cindy Brickner
Black Forest Soaring Society Ground School Series Modern Speed to Fly - How to consider what speeds to use inter-thermal on beginner XC courses. MacCready Theory simplified and amplified. Presenter: Dave Rolley This series qualifies for FAA Wings Program credit if registering with the same...
March 10th 21 10:42 PM
by Cindy Brickner Go to last post
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Near-Miss Over Albert Lea Airport by Paul Remde
Hi, Today I released a new Soaring Product Training video: - Naviter - SeeYou.Cloud - Viewing 2 Flights at Once / "Near-Miss Over Albert Lea Airport" - The Naviter SeeYou.Cloud is used to view 2 flight logs at the same time in 3D. FLARM traffic alert products are also discussed. -...
March 10th 21 03:24 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Max Weight of Non Lift Producing Components by [email protected]
In addition to max gross weight, some glider manuals specify a max weight for non lift producing components. But I haven't found much discussion of the significance of exceeding the max or information that would allow one to calculate the weight of non-lifting components (like a breakout showing...
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March 10th 21 04:57 AM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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FCC License? by ContestID67[_2_]
Maybe this has come up before, if so I appologize. I know that we have had a thread on the need for an airport to have an FCC license. This came up when one of the gliderports was fined for having an expired license. This was useful, and timely, information for other glider ports. So there are...
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March 9th 21 10:11 PM
by Peter Hudson Go to last post
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Alternative to the Battery wows? by AS
Ran across this short article about an interesting project at the Delft University in The Netherlands: https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/dutch-students-just-unveiled-world-153606032.html Uli AS
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March 9th 21 07:28 PM
by Moshe Braner Go to last post
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Thoughts on SGS 1-34 wave ship? by [email protected]
Hello fellow glider pilots, I have a question for the community, curious to hear people's thoughts. During my wave flight at KIYK in December, I experienced freezing of the controls (1996 DG303.) I suspect this is likely due to the low temperatures (-70F at 36K ft). I contacted DG and they had...
March 9th 21 03:46 PM
by xcnick Go to last post
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Hans Werner Grosse died at 98 by john firth
First I heard was on the Ten Cate podcast; HWG was a great pilot and a strong character; I knew him somewhat from several contests. Hans-Werner was a fitness fiend; after the 1972 MIT symposium on motorless flight, there was a BBQ party on the Buzzards Bay beach for authors etc.; HWG and I were...
March 8th 21 11:46 PM
by Tom BravoMike Go to last post
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OLC Upload from your LX Flight Computer is Back! by Dave Springford
From OLC today: The flights from LXNAV devices such as those of the LX9000 series can be uploaded directly into the OLC portal. The function, which was introduced in 2014, was suspended for one year for data protection reasons. In two weeks, LXNAV users will have direct reporting access to the OLC...
March 8th 21 05:39 AM
by Moshe Braner Go to last post
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Used Clr NAv For Sale by [email protected]
Just removed from glider, good condition . Will be software updated as needed with sale . HW
March 8th 21 12:05 AM
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Clear Nav 2 by [email protected]
Used , but working well! Bezel mount or plan face ! Offer ??
March 7th 21 11:48 PM
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Greetings from Poland by Wojciech Wojtaczka
Hello boys and girls! This is my first post on that group and I'm not sure what are the exact rules, but I recently created my first longer video on YT about flying on a wave in Tatra Mountains (Poland) and would like to share it with you. If you have couple of minutes take a seat and enjoy views...
March 7th 21 06:24 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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glider transport needed by Phoenix
Looking for a quality, reliable individual or company to deliver a glider in a single axle Cobra trailer from Spokane, WA to Jacksonville, Fl.I only have Uship as a possibility. Any referrals would be greatly appreciated.
March 7th 21 03:53 PM
by Phoenix Go to last post
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US Airspace information in KML format for Google Earth by 2KA
Hello All, I've just completed the work to add KML (for use with Google Earth) as a supported format for the US airspace files available on my website (at http://www.soaringdata.info) and on the airspace section of the Worldwide Soaring Turnpoint Exchange. You can choose to download a compressed...
March 7th 21 07:09 AM
by Lynn Alley Go to last post
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CFI-G Hiring at Sugarbush Soaring Association by [email protected]
Sugarbush Soaring Association at the Warren-Sugarbush Airport, 0B7, in Warren, Vermont is seeking a highly qualified Certified Flight Instructor-Glider (CFI-G) to join our team for the 2021 season. Sugarbush Soaring is an active glider operation that specializes in high quality flight...
March 7th 21 12:10 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Just Curious... by Walt Connelly
I was wondering if all the shares in Seminole Lake Glider Port have managed to sell? As I recall it was to be March of 2021 when things were to be finalized. Anyone out there in glider pilot land jump at the opportunity to own a piece of the Green Swamp? I think it would make a fine place...
March 5th 21 05:18 PM
by Walt Connelly Go to last post
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Sailplane Refinishing Advice - 1973 Berkshire Concept 70 by Shaun Wheeler
Looking for advice on a refinish. I don't have Bob Ireland's excellent contacts in the sailplane business so I'm working at a disadvantage. He owns one of the few remaining (total of 7) flyable examples. I've read about people bundling sailplanes up to get them repainted in South America but...
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March 5th 21 03:13 AM
by Wallace Berry[_2_] Go to last post
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Looking for a Colibri ii by Len[_2_]
Was wondering if anyone found themselves with an old/extra Colibri II they'd be willing to part with. Cheers, -Len
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March 4th 21 09:53 PM
by Michael Bamberg Go to last post
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The Thermal Podcast episode #21 now out by Herrie[_2_]
March 4th 21 04:39 PM
by Herrie[_2_] Go to last post
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2022 SSA Convention? by Dan Daly[_2_]
Things appear to be improving for air travel, borders, vaccination, and I'm wondering if there have been decisions on whether there will be a 2022 Convention, in the spring, and, if yes, its location? The links on the SSA webpage still go to Little Rock 2020 ( I went to both LR conventions, the...
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March 4th 21 01:29 PM
by Charles Petersen[_2_] Go to last post
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3 Turn Point Distance by xcnick
I would like to claim a 3 point distance flight according to 1.4.2f. A COURSE from a RELEASE POINT or a declared START POINT to any type of FINISH POINT, via one, two, or three declared TURN POINTS, which may be flown in any order. Although one MAY declare a start or finish, there is a great...
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March 4th 21 12:51 PM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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