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TOW PLANE Accident by Richard Garrity
Skyline Soaring Club has suffered a tragic loss of a member in the crash of our tow plane. The accident occurred on October 7th while towing an ASK21.. The glider released at very low altitude and returned safely to the airport. The NTSB is investigating and factual information is shown on their...
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Yesterday 08:40 PM
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Battery safety (againish) by Jonathan St. Cloud
Was wondering if others had read and were doing this: https://www.dg-flugzeugbau.de/wp-content/uploads/filebase/Data/serviceinfos-en/2019-103-e.pdf The ASG-29E has a gas tank directly above two batteries used to power flight instruments.
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Yesterday 08:16 PM
by 2G Go to last post
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Recirculate cockpit air to keep feet warm? by [email protected]
As we know, flying in wave with the sun shining, much of the cockpit stays reasonably warm, but the feet, down in the shade, get cold. So, as I'm here at home on a cold night with a fan helping distribute the heat from the wood stove to another room, it occurred to me that something like that may...
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Yesterday 05:12 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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There is a new LXNAV user group on google groups by Jonathan St. Cloud
There is a new LXNAV user group on google
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Salida, CO flying this summer? by joesimmers[_2_]
Any glider flying camps, groups etc. in Salida this summer? Thanks for any info, Joe
Yesterday 03:38 PM
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K8b restoration by John Foster
I was given a junked K8b due to water damage to the wood at the wing root and multiple tears in the original fabric and chipped/peeling paint. However, it looks like it may be restorable (worth it, that's another story). Anyway, I'm interested to know if there is an online repair manual that lays...
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Yesterday 03:14 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Borgelt Dynamis variometer by Mike Borgelt[_2_]
Well we finally got all the algorithms right and the plus and minus signs in the right places. It took a lot longer than we thought until we made a testing breakthrough. One day the story will get told. Our beta testers report they are very happy and could not fault it. Search Youtube for Borgelt...
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Yesterday 07:15 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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What is a "Site Survey?" by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
In responses to my "Traveling Checkride Examiner" post and questions on the SSA Clubs & Chapters group I have received e-mails such as this one: Q. "Burt - Your recent message on Chapters-SSA got me thinking about site surveys. What exactly are they? How much time is required? What's the...
Yesterday 04:06 AM
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Cobra Trailer Emergency Brake Experience by [email protected]
I have been having bad luck with trailers recently. Here is what happened a few days ago, maybe someone will benefit from hearing about my misfortune: Best I can figure, the Cobra trailer emergency brake application cable (which attaches to the bottom of the brake handle and clips to the tow...
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Yesterday 03:03 AM
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101 Pegase A by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
Does anybody know the history of the above ship listed on Wings and Wheels? At a asking price of 13k it seems like it could be a great first glass ship for someone. There taking offers. Looks like it needs a computer, some tow out gear. Throw a couple of thousand at battery's, trailer if it needs...
March 18th 19 01:40 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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PowerMouse vs Power Flarm - Updates by March? hardware/software -ADS-R, TIS-B by WaltWX[_2_]
I hear that PowerMouse will include an ADS-B option and possibly ADS-R / TIS-B (for those of you not in U.S .. these are FAA ground rebroadcasts of ADS-B 1090 packets and transponder only aircraft). No word on whether the PowerFlarm will add this firmware upgrade. Does anyone know when the...
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March 18th 19 04:42 AM
by Michael Price Go to last post
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LX 90XX User Group? by Roy B.
Does anybody know of an LX90XX user group online? ROY
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Glider preparation for a competition by [email protected]
I'm flying in my first gliding competition this year. I've flown a reasonable number of XC tasks over the last couple of years and thought it would be fun to enter a small local competition. My glider is in pretty good condition and I'll be polishing it before the competition, but what other tips...
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March 16th 19 08:38 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Flarm antenna mounting in a K6 by Rob Shepherd
Afternoon all, I have a Flarm Powermouse with a 16cm antenna with a 1m lead so it will have to be mounted in front of the cockpit area but space in very limited, if in front of the pilot, I'm assuming as it has to penetrate through the pilot to see behind, coverage in this area would be...
March 16th 19 06:22 PM
by Rob Shepherd Go to last post
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Standard Jantar wheel brake assembly by [email protected]
Does any have, or could anyone take a picture of the port side of of the main wheel on a Standard Jantar 41A? I’m having a heck of a time figuring out the trick to get it back together and adjusted correctly. Thanks!
March 16th 19 03:03 AM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Pawnee question by Greg Arnold[_2_]
The local towplane operation has a Pawnee that back in 1996 had an STC from STC Inc. (SA01154AT) modification to the wing attach cluster. Apparently it still requires a wings off inspection every two years. The owner of the operation has heard that there may be an inexpensive permanent fix that...
March 15th 19 05:55 PM
by Larry Ruggiero Go to last post
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FLARM and ADS-B and PCAS Traffic Display on PC by Paul Remde
Hi, A customer has a PowerFLARM Core and wants to use it to display nearby FLARM, ADS-B and PCAS traffic on a PC - on the ground. It is easy to connect the PowerFLARM Core to the PC's serial port, but I'm not aware of any software to display the traffic on a map. Any suggestions? Are any...
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March 15th 19 03:51 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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1-26 Championships Moriarty by Daniel Sazhin[_2_]
Hey Folks, As CD of the competition, I was especially happy to see 20 1-26s signed up for the 2019 1-26 Championships at Moriarty! We are working hard to make this a really fun event for all experience levels. Low performance ships are also very welcome to participate! Performance range up...
March 15th 19 02:08 AM
by Daniel Sazhin[_2_] Go to last post
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US Sectional Charts by 2KA
If you like sectional charts (and I do), you may be interested to know that up-to-date, downloadable sectional charts are available for the most popular soaring flight planning software. Just visit the Sectionals tab on my website at http://www.soaringdata.info to find: - CMR format files for...
March 14th 19 11:44 PM
by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_] Go to last post
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Replacing a multi-probe socket by JS[_5_]
Is there a 3-circuit socket which is more easily serviced when the total pressure (pitot) O-ring fails? Jim
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March 13th 19 06:55 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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