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Trailering with added bike rack? by [email protected]
I see there are draw bar adapters/extensions that enable mounting a bicycle rack plus your standard hitch ball for coupling the trailer, e.g: https://www.amazon.com/Bicycle-Receiver-Adapter-Extender-Extension/dp/B000P6CJ9O/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1493239546&sr=8-5&keywords=bike+rack+extender#Ask...
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EAA Webinar on Mountain Soaring 7pm CDT by Frank Whiteley
Bruno presenting http://pages.eaa.org/WBN2017-04-26SailplaneMountainFlying-WhatisPossible_LP-Registration.html
Yesterday 11:39 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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DG 400 and density altitude by gotovkotzepkoi
I am interested in how a DG 400 self launches at higher density altitude. For instance, an airport at 5000 ft on a warm day. Can anyone share their experiences on this?
Yesterday 11:14 PM
by Paul Villinski Go to last post
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Tow Plane Upsets...... by Walt Connelly
I have been towing for about two and a half years and have logged over 6,500 tows. Having recently experienced a couple of rather violent glider kiting incidents, one at about 300 feet AGL I decided to investigate the experiences of other tow pilots in these circumstances. I have spent several...
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Yesterday 11:02 PM
by Jonathon May Go to last post
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Antares 20E for sale by Dave Nadler
New glider coming soon, this one must go, make me an offer! Details on WingsAndWheels (search manufacturer Lange, type Antares 20E): http://wingsandwheels.com/classifieds
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Yesterday 09:31 PM
by Andrzej Kobus Go to last post
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Tost reel system by Charles Longley
Due to the type of towing we do. My club (Evergreen Soaring) is considering putting the Tost reel system in one of our Pawnee's. I would like to hear everyone's experience on them pro or con. Not really looking for opinion from someone who hasn't operated with one. Thanks Charlie
Yesterday 09:18 PM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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Host a Seminar at your club - get more pilots flying XC and Races by [email protected]
This last weekend my club, Southern Eagles Soaring, hosted a "Glider Competition 101 Seminar". The seminar was a success with a full house of 29 attendees from SES, and as far away as Huntsville, AL, Sylacauga, AL, somewhere in SC ;-), and Jacksonville, FL. We had an engaged audience and some good...
Yesterday 08:34 PM
by Jim St. Clair Go to last post
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OLC question by [email protected]
My OLC daily score for the USA seems to be stuck on 22 Apr. I can find later flights by looking at specific regions of the US, but not the main US page. I have tried going through the SSA's website link to the OLC and get the same result. Is it just me, or are others having this problem, and if...
Yesterday 08:34 PM
by JS Go to last post
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Mylar replacement by Bojack J4
How often should the mylar be redone on a horizontal stab/elevator? The glider is always stored indoors in its trailer,and everything looks fine with the factory installed tapes, etc. There is sometimes a quiet air sound that changes pitch with elevator deflection especially when cold.
Yesterday 07:54 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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NASA testing by Ron Gleason
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/armstrong/Features/TGALS_first_flight.html Looks like a SH fuselage with side canopy hinges. Anyone know more details?
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Yesterday 07:20 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Come Fly Region 9, Hobbs by [email protected]
Come fly the beautiful skies of Hobbs this June. The Region 9 Contest is going to be held along with the Club Class Nationals. Experience a great organization and fly the Hobbs dry line with potentially some of the best weather in the country all from the storied Hobbs ramp. Sign up for one of the...
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EAA Webinar on Mountain Soaring this Wed April 26, 7:00-8:30pm CDT -you even get FAA Wings credit! by [email protected]
Just wanted everyone who may be interested to know that this coming Wednesday evening I will be giving a live online EAA webinar: Sailplane Mountain Flying - What is Possible? You even get FAA Wings credit if you join in. Here is a link to...
Yesterday 04:47 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Libelle Control Stick by [email protected]
I moved my annual up for my Libelle 201b from June to this past weekend. who the heck wants to take their ship down in the middle of prime time soaring? Anyways, Over the years of sweat touching the control stick it has began to rust and I need to take it apart and bead blast and prime/paint...
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Blanik L-13 by Boise Pilot
Like about 300 US Blanik L-13 sailplane owners, I have a ship that will probably never fly again. Just trying to find out what other owners are doing with their hangar queens. I know of one where the owners took it apart, separating the aluminum from the steel for sale to metal recyclers. From...
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Yesterday 02:16 PM
by PGS Go to last post
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L-23 assembly by [email protected]
I purchased an L-23 a few months back. I hope to fly soon. It's still tucked away in the trailer. I purchased three wing stands from Wing & Wheels to assist with assembly. Are there any tips out there to make the process go smoothly? I moved the wings around when we did the annual & they're...
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Wanted Instruments by [email protected]
On Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 4:09:47 PM UTC-4, wrote: Looking for used 57mm Winter altimeter and FSG71m radio. Thanks Heinz Heinz,
April 25th 17 12:19 PM
by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net Go to last post
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Mylar/Turbulator Combi Tape in the US? by Papa3[_2_]
Anyone know if someone stocks Combi Tape here in the US? The "usual suspects" don't seem to. Want to finish up a project this coming weekend, so oversees isn't an option. Thanks in advance, Erik Mann
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ventus rigging visual clues by [email protected]
I'd appreciate hearing advice on the best visual clues for getting the wings on a Ventus 2c aligned when rigging.
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MAY ISSUE - GLIDING INTERNATIONAL by [email protected]
The May issue of the magazine will be dispatched at the end of this week. The issue includes: • A report on the IGC annual conference. • The result of our approach to FAI about not providing value for the money they get from Gliding. Encouraging! • Photograph review from the annual...
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STC for 180 HP Pawnee Available by [email protected]
Converting the early 150 model to 180 hp is now available through Mike Horton of Lubbock, Texas. The STC allows for the o320 to be replace with the o360 A1A. The late Jeff Cloud had the arrangement in his tow plane and it was very good. No it is not a 235, nor should it be, but it is a very...
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