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Flarm collision alert from Tow Plane ADS-B by [email protected]
Now that our club tow plane has installed ADS-B out, I’m getting a constant collision alert on my S80, Flarm butterfly and Qudie while on tow. Is there any way to silence the collision alarm while on tow without turning off ADS-B targets on Flarm all together. I like seeing ADS-B targets while...
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Today 06:12 AM
by jfitch Go to last post
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Light parachute for 200 lb pilot? by Jonathan St. Cloud
I am currently flying with a Butler chute. While it is the most comfortable chute I have flew with, it is also heavy. Can anyone recommend a light weight chute for a 200-220 lb pilot?
Today 04:27 AM
by WB Go to last post
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Parachute Service Life Limit - there is no 20 year rule! by Andrzej Kobus
I thought you would find it useful. http://www.parachuteshop.com/service_life_limits.htm http://www.parachuteshop.com/faa_service_life_limit_parachute.htm
Today 02:56 AM
by Duster[_2_] Go to last post
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First glider to buy 10-20k euro's by Senna Van den Bosch
Hey everyone, I'm a young pilot aspiring regular 300-400km flights. Currently I have done a few XC flights in an SZD 51-1 Junior at 100-200km already but I'm limited by club members who want to fly as well. I've been looking at a few gliders and read a lot of reviews but still would like some more...
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Today 01:30 AM
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Passing Of A Legend by [email protected]
Some of you out there might remember a wonderful lady named Mary Gaffney, she was an aviation pioneer and a gliderport owner and examiner for many types. Mary passed away today after a long and wonderful life involving many forms of aviation. Mary was a two time world aerobatics champion and set...
Today 01:26 AM
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How Many Clubs Still Have A 1-26? by [email protected]
Folks, I'm doing an informal survey. How many of you are members of a club that still has a 1-26 in your club fleet?
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Yesterday 10:02 PM
by Morgan[_2_] Go to last post
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ADS-B, Not Soaring Related, But... by Dan Marotta
I was flying my Skywagon up to Santa Fe yesterday to practice instrument approaches and there was a Centurion departing SAF.* The weather was VMC, the tower was calling each of out to the other, and we were both ADS-B equipped.* He was at 10,500' and the 12 mile arc around the VORTAC required...
Yesterday 05:11 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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WTB Enclosed trailer for 13 Meter Sailplane by Bill[_21_]
Looking to buy an enclosed trailer for an antique glider that is going back to Europe. Want to RoRo ship from the east coast to Europe. I would prefer the find a roadworthy trailer In the eastern US. Any tips or thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks, Bill Bill.Batesole at aol dot com
Yesterday 04:52 PM
by Bill[_21_] Go to last post
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HVLP Paint Sprayer Recommendations by LongJourney
Has anyone used an HVLP sprayer to refinish a wood and fabric aircraft? If so, did you get a better finish? Did it save a significant amount of paint? Was it worth using vs. a regular paint spray gun? Thanks, Jeff
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Yesterday 05:24 AM
by [email protected][_1_] Go to last post
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cockpit exit assist for older pilots by [email protected]
What devices and or methods are available to assist older pilots in exiting sailplane cockpits (on the ground)?
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Yesterday 03:18 AM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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Goop / caulk recommendations by Jonathan St. Cloud
My trailer arrived with two soft solar chargers attached to the roof top via a sort of caulk/goop. Two years later the trailer is leaking under the solar panels. Looking for a recommendation for a goop or caulk that is white or clear, and can withstand the sun and heat of the Western USA flying...
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March 16th 18 11:18 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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TE Compensation by [email protected]
What is the current thinking on what works better, electric vs. pneumatic TE compensation? I've got an S80 vario which can use either. Dave
March 16th 18 03:15 PM
by Per Carlin Go to last post
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Gas Strut for early (1997) Anschau Komet trailer by Bill[_21_]
I'm looking for a resource for a replacement gas strut used to open the trailer top for a early 1997ish Komet Anschau glider trailer. This trailer has the external hinge. I'm hoping to find a suitable replacement from a US supplier. Thanks for your help. Bill
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March 16th 18 03:15 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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$75,000 2-33 by [email protected]
Just when you thought you've seen it all. Wings and Wheels has listed a beautifully restored 2-33 for a mere $75K http://wingsandwheels.com/classifieds
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March 16th 18 07:21 AM
by Ben Coleman Go to last post
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North Texas Soaring club by [email protected]
Does anyone have contact information on the North Texas Soaring club in Decatur, TX? Any members out there? I am looking for airport gliding operations information.
March 16th 18 02:33 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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FYI Soaring adventures may have filed Chapter 7 by SF
It's highly probable that Soaring Adventures has filed Chapter 7. We received a notice of filing from the US bankruptcy court for a Robert Wilkinson, in CT. No mention of Soaring Adventures in the filing, however Soaring Adventures is the only connection between our club and Robert that we can...
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March 16th 18 02:04 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Region 2 North - Registration Open by Whiskey Charlie
Hi all, R2N will be at Wurtsboro again - our 9th consecutive year hosting a contest here! We are continuing the two-weekend format of the last few years. Practice Day: Thursday May 31 Days 1,2,3: June 1 - 3
March 15th 18 10:56 PM
by Whiskey Charlie Go to last post
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FS LXNav FlarmView $160 OBO by Matt Herron Jr.
fully functional, Used FlarmView for sale $160 OBO ($250 new) I am upgrading my panel, so no longer need it. comes with interconnect cable for PF Core full featured traffic alert in an easy to read display small form factor, audio alert, can utilize FlarmNet database for plane ID Shows ADS-B alerts...
March 14th 18 08:39 PM
by Matt Herron Jr. Go to last post
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Russia 5M tire and tube? by Waveguru
Where can we get tube and tire for a Russia? Boggs
March 14th 18 05:59 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Towing trailer and glider with a honda civic by [email protected]
I have a 2016 honda civic. It’s my only car. Has any one towed their glider and trailer using a small sedan like a civic?
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March 14th 18 04:29 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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