A aviation & planes forum. AviationBanter

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » AviationBanter forum » rec.aviation newsgroups
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

Post New Thread
Threads in Forum : Soaring Forum Tools Search this Forum Feed Icon
  Thread / Thread Starter Last Post Reverse Sort Order Replies Views
Phoebus A as a first glider by John Foster
What are your thoughts regarding the Phoebus A as a first glider for a low-time pilot who received their training in a 2-33? I have the opportunity to acquire a Phoebus for a very good price from the club that I'm training with, but it has not flown in over 15yrs. No one knows of any obvious...
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3 ... Last Page)
Yesterday 06:34 PM
by POPS Go to last post
34 230
For Sale M&H KF-011 Oxygen Bottle by Bryce Sammeter
For Sale, M&H lightweight KF-011 Kevlar fiber wrapped oxygen bottle. Came as a spare with glider purchase. Manufactured 9/2011 and looks brand new and appears to possibly be unused. Installed CGA-540 valve with pressure gauge.. Appears to need hydro. Will ship for free in U.S., Discounted shipping...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
Yesterday 07:17 AM
by Bryce Sammeter Go to last post
12 171
Jonathan Leal's big day! 1000km 126 attempt from Mifflin by Daniel Sazhin[_2_]
Hey Guys, Jonathan Leal has Aero Club Albatross' 508 assembled, taped and ready to fly from Mifflin tomorrow, going for the 1000km diploma in a 1-26! He's been preparing for this flight for a long time and it looks like a really good day for it. He's planning on taking off at 6:30am and the flight...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
Yesterday 05:07 AM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
14 52
First glider Nimbus 2 ? by Max Kirschner[_3_]
At 18:24 16 March 2015, wrote: On Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 8:11:44 PM UTC-7, Surge wrote: A Nimbus 2 is on the market which I'm interested in as my first glider an= d I'd like some feedback from those who've owned or flown one. I owned a Nimbus 2c, It has exactly...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
April 20th 18 07:25 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
12 460
Roof Rack for bikes on a cobra clamshell top? by Matt Herron Jr.
I have searched discussions on bike racks and trailers. I tend not to like the trailer hitch extension solution as stability is compromised, as well as access to the car or trailer hatches. Has anyone installed a traditional roof rack on top of a fiberglass Cobra trailer? Looking to support one...
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3)
April 20th 18 04:20 PM
by xcnick Go to last post
27 262
SSA's Life Sailplane Tracking site down? by AS
Am I the only one who cannot see any life tracking of the R5N contest? Inquiring mind want to know! Uli 'AS'
April 20th 18 03:57 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
7 27
XCSoar Forum registration by Doug[_7_]
I've been trying to register on the XCSoar site so that I might post questions on the forum. Thus far, I'm getting no where. The site says my user id has not been registered and to contact an administrator. Clicking on the link to contact an administrator requires me to register... DOH !!! I've...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
April 20th 18 10:18 AM
by HappyFaceNL Go to last post
10 624
First glider Nimbus 2 ? by Surge
A Nimbus 2 is on the market which I'm interested in as my first glider and I'd like some feedback from those who've owned or flown one. I do realize that a flapped, long winged glider is not the best choice for a low time pilot which is why I will keep the glider in a hangar while I first build up...
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3)
April 20th 18 07:17 AM
by Surge Go to last post
23 1,135
Gliding International = Special May issue by [email protected]
Hi Enthusiasts Our May issue will go in the post this coming week, It is an extra special one. • There is full coverage of the March I.G.C. meeting which increased the number of World Championship classes to 10. (TEN). Like many soaring enthusiasts, we are expressing a view that the I.G.C....
April 20th 18 06:15 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
0 19
Quiet Vent by Ron (RW)
Some months ago, I read a post from a John Morgan, Minden NV. He was developing a gadget that was to diminish noise from the clearvision panel vent. I think he called it the Quiet Vent. Any further word on his venture? Any contact info? THNX Ron W (RW)
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3)
April 20th 18 06:06 AM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
25 808
Glider Accident In Labelle, Fl.? by [email protected]
I has been reported that Tom Irlbeck was killed on Saturday while glider flying in Labelle , Florida. If anyone knows of this incident could you please confirm or dispel.
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
April 20th 18 03:06 AM
by 2G Go to last post
12 147
CALLING ALL JUNIOR PILOTS IN California by Wyll Surf Air
Dear soaring community, If you or anyone you know is a glider pilot/aspiring glider pilot under the age of 30 in or around California please read this post all the way through. Over the past couple of years, a few small groups have been working on promoting junior soaring in California, with the...
April 20th 18 02:17 AM
by Wyll Surf Air Go to last post
2 27
See You Mobile 7.4 by [email protected]
I went to update using the Oudie updater and it seemed to go fine but, I get an error message and it says file corrupted. When I turn on the Oudie it is still showing 7.21. Any ideas as to what may be wrong? Dennis
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
April 19th 18 05:18 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
12 53
Opening for May Winch Class at Eagle Field by Karl Striedieck[_2_]
There is one slot open May 5,6 for someone looking for a combination winch launch sign off and introduction to off field landing course here in central Pa. The class size has been reduced by one (to three) to allow more flexibility in dodging adverse weather (severe winds, precip, low clouds)....
April 19th 18 03:25 PM
by son_of_flubber Go to last post
4 83
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
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
April 19th 18 03:13 PM
by AS Go to last post
11 154
Proposed SZD-55 EASA AD now out for comment - "Flight Controls – Elevator Control System / Vertical Tail – Inspection" by Dan Daly[_2_]
Comment period ends 5 April. It would require an inspection within 60 days to ensure the elevator control attachment slot on the vertical stab be measured. One which caused a fatal crash in UK last year was found to have been enlarged. If the cut-out has been enlarged, the factory must be informed...
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3 ... Last Page)
April 19th 18 11:41 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
57 451
For Sale: PowerFLARM Portable and other misc items by Jonathan Hughes[_2_]
Installed a core and no longer need the portable. https://www.ebay.com/itm/282928086182 Also, have a Goddard power supply and cables to connect the PowerFLARM to an Oudie. https://www.ebay.com/itm/282930577120 Other items include a Borgelt B40 variometer,
April 19th 18 06:33 AM
by Jonathan Hughes[_2_] Go to last post
0 27
Region 5 North backseat rides with YO (Dave Nadler) by [email protected]
Region 5 North Contest is upon us: Come fly in Dave Nadler's back seat and support the US Teams with a $300 minimum donation. Dave Nadler (YO) Arcus ) Max passenger wt. 200lbs. Contest day rides still available. R5N April 16-21.
April 19th 18 04:34 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
4 56
Cambridge GPS NAV Displays Kaput by Ronald Tabery
Two GPS NAV displays failed (push buttons no longer not work). Looking for replacements 512 705 2396
April 19th 18 01:55 AM
by John Seaborn (A8) Go to last post
5 43
corosion during storage by john firth
There is a report on serious corrosion in PIK 20 s due to condensation during storage. The rod ends in particular are susceptible. One recommendation is that the trailer be sealed with silica gel inside http://trafi.mailpv.net/a/s/95652244-7673938ea61c6658441d4f5c490a2ef4/1825275 I am...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
April 18th 18 05:19 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
10 59
Post New Thread


Display Options
Showing threads 1 to 20 of 21612
Sorted By Sort Order
From The
Forum Tools Search this Forum
Search this Forum :

Advanced Search

New posts New posts More than 15 replies or 150 views Hot thread with new posts
No new posts No new posts More than 15 replies or 150 views Hot thread with no new posts
Closed Thread Thread is closed  
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 01:38 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2018 AviationBanter.
The comments are property of their posters.