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Stall Warning Indicators and Your safety by soartech
Reading that many lethal accidents are caused by stalls I thought that a stall warning indicator might be a nice thing to have. After searching a bit I found this really interesting but sad story on the subject written by someone at DG...
October 28th 11 04:55 AM
by Bob Gibbons[_2_] Go to last post
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Compaq Aero and Windows Vista by Dan Marotta
I can't connect my Aero to my laptop. I have a Dell running Vista and it has no serial port, only a USB to serial adaptor. Windows Mobile Device Center will not recognize the PDA when connected. I suspect it's something with the Belden USB to serial adaptor, but don't know how to check. All...
October 28th 11 02:10 AM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Schweizer TG-2 by glidergeek
Got a friend that's rebuilding a TG-2 and needs a 2 piece 4" x 3 bolt wheel. The one he's got is pretty beat up. email me at rdotbarryatsbcglobaldotnet if you can help out. thanks
October 28th 11 01:34 AM
by glidergeek Go to last post
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How gliders are made question. by Andrzej Kobus
I just came across this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=I_atJwXxcrU What really surprised me was that while working with resins none of the workers have any respiratory protection. What are the resins they are working with? I hope someone here could elaborate on this. I remember 20...
October 27th 11 10:52 PM
by Scott[_7_] Go to last post
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FS: HP HX4700 with Winpilot Adv.12.02 by GK[_2_]
On Oct 12, 11:24*am, GK wrote: * * HP HX4700 (1MB memory card included) with Winpilot Adv. latest version with free upgrades until the end of the year, cradle and power supply cable included, new battery. Ventus cradle, craggy power converter with separate power supply...
October 27th 11 08:23 PM
by GK[_2_] Go to last post
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Thread hijack by Andy[_1_]
At least twice in the last month someone has renamed a thread to make a post about a completely unrelated subject. Of course this causes the original thread to disappear. Is it that the hijacker does not know how to start their own new thread, or is there a bug in one of the tools being...
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October 27th 11 03:34 PM
by Cliff Hilty[_2_] Go to last post
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US Airspace and Airport Data Update by Dan Marotta
Ya need to remove the "and" at the end of the link... Dan "2KA" wrote in message ... Updated US airspace information for the charting cycle effective October 20, 2011 is now available on my website...
October 27th 11 06:19 AM
by 2KA Go to last post
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New HUD device by Craig Funston[_2_]
http://www.technologyreview.com/blog/helloworld/27286/?p1=blogs Interesting concept. It has Android integration and might be able to be adapted to vario output, etc. Cheers, Craig -- Using Opera's revolutionary email client: http://www.opera.com/mail/
October 27th 11 02:10 AM
by Craig Funston[_2_] Go to last post
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National 425 Parachute Relisting, Updated Price by DiscusMB1
National 425 Navy blue with black straps and trim Comes with sheep skin back and storage bag Manufactured July 2005 Last repack 01/06/2009 and has been properly stored Maximum exit weight is 220lbs Asking $1100 plus shipping or pick up in the Los Angeles area. Selling as I have not been and will...
October 26th 11 11:55 PM
by ASM Go to last post
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armrest fastening question by Brad[_2_]
I fabbed up an arm rest/control tube cover yesterday for the LH side of the cockpit. It will hide the control for the flaperons and airbrakes PP tubes and also work as an armrest. I can use fasteners to attach it to the aft cockpit structure and to the sidewalls of the seat pan, but where it rides...
October 26th 11 09:40 PM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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Looking for Soaring 100 Reports by jherzog
Can anyone who attended Soaring 100 last weekend report a bit on the happenings? Thanks, Jordan
October 26th 11 02:31 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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IGC Reader for iPhone/iPad by Jelle Vandebeeck[_2_]
IGC Reader is an iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad application to view and play IGC flight log files. You can open IGC files from websites or import them via iTunes and other supported applications. Features: - Visualise flights - See altitude, rate of climb and speed at any given location. - Metric,...
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October 25th 11 09:05 PM
by Roger Burghall Go to last post
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the oldest world champion by szd55
Just curious, who was the oldest glider pilot to win the Worlds? Adam
October 25th 11 06:41 PM
by szd55 Go to last post
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Uvalde Worlds 2012 - trailer + truck help by Tim[_2_]
On Oct 21, 12:46*pm, Steve Leonard wrote: Steve Leonard Centrally located and equally far from all good soaring! Boy, you're not kidding about being central yet far from most good/ interesting soaring! EY P.S. Texas has great soaring! but interesting is not usually in...
October 24th 11 04:13 PM
by Tim[_2_] Go to last post
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Anyone seen a Nimbus 2 collecting dust? by LS3 Pilot[_2_]
I've wanted one of these since a teenager. Anyone seen a Nimbus 2 sitting in a hanger thats collecting dust? I would like to contact an owner of one of these ships who doesn't really fly it anymore, and making an offer. If you know of one in any condition, please send some info to my email...
October 24th 11 02:06 PM
by Dan[_6_] Go to last post
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Cambridge 302 needle stops moving intermittently by Eric Greenwell[_4_]
On the last two flights, the needle on my 302 stopped moving. Cycling the power didn't bring the needle to life, but the everything else continued to work: audio, slow/fast arrows, averager, MC setting, GPS. The first flight, it began moving again after a half hour or so; on the second flight,...
October 24th 11 12:36 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Cessna 182P tow plane by Pam Kurstjens
Our club (in Australia) plans to use a Cessna 182P for towing, with a Schweizer hook. We are looking for some performance information. Does anyone have a Cessna 182P already towing and would you be able to help us out with performance charts, maximum weight that can be towed, whether the area...
October 24th 11 07:19 AM
by Karen Go to last post
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FS: National 425 Parachute by ASM
On Oct 12, 10:54*am, DiscusMB1 wrote: National 425 Navy blue with black straps and trim Comes with sheep skin back and storage bag Manufactured July 2005 Last repack 01/06/2009 and has been properly stored Maximum exit weight is 220lbs Asking $1200 plus...
October 23rd 11 08:13 PM
by ASM Go to last post
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PowerFlarm mounting question, and an idea for mounting devices by brianDG303[_2_]
Hi everyone, I have a Powerflarm coming and was reviewing the mounting options. On the Cumulas site Paul says: "I strongly recommend the PowerFLARM External Display unless you have a free 57 mm instrument hole at the very top of your instrument panel." I don't and so I am looking for input into...
October 23rd 11 06:51 PM
by Rex Mayes Go to last post
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Ridge soaring in Southeastern Oklahoma??? by John Bergeson
October is normally a month of strong winds and hissing rain in the middle states such as Oklahoma. Randy Teel made a 6 hour-plus flight in his Glasflugel 304CZ glider! He covered something like 700 miles going up and down the ridges after a launch from Talihina, Oklahoma! This is impressive...
October 23rd 11 06:19 PM
by Deadstickdon Go to last post
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