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Glider Accident Video by [email protected]
Said to be a recent aerobatic accident in Germany. No known details. Can you translate what is said at the end of the video? What is the glider type? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pm66k3F1bv8
Today 07:41 PM
by Terry Pitts Go to last post
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Today 06:47 PM
by Gordon Walker[_2_] Go to last post
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Experience with GoPro Smart Remote? by Terry Pitts
Who has some experience using the GoPro Smart Remote from a glider cockpit? If I could count on it to start a camera on the tail or wingtip, it would be a time saver for me. Now, if I video an aerobatic flight I'll start any external cameras before getting in the glider. So, I end up with a lot...
Today 05:21 PM
by Richard Pfiffner[_2_] Go to last post
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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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Today 05:16 PM
by Soarin Again[_2_] Go to last post
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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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Today 04:52 PM
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Aerobatic Glider Accident Video by [email protected]
Said to be a recent aerobatic accident in Germany. No known details. Can you translate what is said at the end of the video? What is the glider type? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pm66k3F1bv8
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New Horten wing wing by Jonathan St. Cloud
https://www.flyer.co.uk/world-debut-for-horten-flying-wing-at-aero/?fbclid=IwAR3pS0kLC0GNBTYGdBH2Uu2L4TfISSPagO5kqvvOMtyRcgA510lUM7Lu7N8
Today 03:38 PM
by Nick Kennedy[_3_] Go to last post
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Our soaring friends: storks by Tom BravoMike
As there were many discussions about how soaring birds help us find thermals, this may be of interest to at least some of us: storks have arrived today, after a long trip from Africa, to Przygodzice, just south of Ostrow Wielkopolski in Poland, the site of WGC 2018. You can watch them live improve...
Today 02:42 PM
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Ventus 3 price by Gilder Racer 1
Hi can someone let me know how much a Schempp Hirth Ventus 3 retails for? I had a look at their website but I've cant seen to find a price. Thanks.
Today 10:25 AM
by John Galloway[_1_] Go to last post
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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
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Yesterday 02:59 PM
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Glider pilot clips a tree by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
VID-20190321-WA0015.mp4 Hope the kid is alright.
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Flarm suppression of ADS-B out on Tow Planes by [email protected]
For those towing behind tow planes equipped with ADS-B out (1090MHz), a new version of PowerFlarm firmware 6.67 is now available which should suppress the collision warning from the tow plane's ADS-B out. Below are release notes. Version 6.67 Published 04 March 2019 Platforms Build Expiration All...
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Yesterday 01:43 AM
by Andy Blackburn[_3_] 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...
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Yesterday 12:27 AM
by Tom BravoMike Go to last post
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Life glider hours with winch by [email protected]
Hi all. I listened from some pilots that the glider life hours reduce if you use winch start. Is that true? I looked for some data about and I did not found. have a nice day, José.
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March 22nd 19 09:42 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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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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March 22nd 19 03:49 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Florida Soaring Conditions in August- Seminole by Neil McLaughlin[_3_]
I have a work trip to Orlando coming up in August and have the option to stay on for a few days afterwards. I was thinking about visiting Seminole Lake and doing some flying out of there. My first question is will the weather be good to make it worthwhile? I can see it could be quite hot and...
March 22nd 19 06:49 AM
by Bob Youngblood Go to last post
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Solution Manual Introduction to Communication Systems (Upamanyu Madhow) by [email protected]
I require the solution manual to Introduction to Communication Systems by Upamanyu Madhow. Thanks a lot in advance!
March 22nd 19 06:15 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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DNN aircraft detection by [email protected]
Not sure how practical for gliders but for powered aircraft seems useful to augment ADSB. They have tested in an around Edwards and could detect gliders. Just need to find a way to keep bugs off the camera lens. https://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2019/03/20/jetson-tx2-aircraft-safety/ Darren
March 22nd 19 01:57 AM
by WB 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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March 22nd 19 12:02 AM
by Nick[_5_] Go to last post
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Avare by Dan Marotta
My glider is equipped with ADS-B Out.¬* I use Avare in my glider as an ADS-B In display.¬* Yesterday was my first test and I was dismayed to see that my ship was displayed at the center of the screen with a reported altitude difference that matched the difference between the altimeter setting...
March 21st 19 03:52 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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