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American Eaglet? by Scott
Is anyone on the list FLYING an American Eaglet sailplane? If so, I'd like to hear about its flying qualities and sturdiness. I have the chance to buy a complete kit Eaglet, never started, with all plans, newsletters and trailer. I am somewhat concerned about the inverted V-Tail. Having read a...
April 16th 04 03:15 PM
by Steven Woodfield Go to last post
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Inexpensive Gliding Holiday by Going fer it
Umm - its getting colder here. Where should I go in the nice Northern - warmmmmmm - hemisphere for a months flying. Europe! North America! India! Any ideas....?
April 16th 04 09:29 AM
by iPilot Go to last post
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Current standings in the 2003 r.a.s. League by Dr. Guenther Eichhorn
This is a collection of flights submitted by the pilots on an honour basis. Up to four flights count for the standings.p It can be accessed at a href="http://acro.harvard.edu//LEAGUE/ras_league.html"http://acro.harvard.edu//LEAGUE/ras_league.html/ap Last-modified: Mon, 12 Jan 2004 06:15:17...
April 16th 04 08:48 AM
by Dr. Guenther Eichhorn Go to last post
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What can a PDA do for me? by BJen
I've got a late '80's model flight computer with an integrated non-GPS final glide calculator and an IGC GPS logger. I'm thinking about upgrade options to minimize the mental workload for these items that I currently have trouble with: What's the current wind speed and direction? What altitude...
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April 16th 04 07:34 AM
by Janos Bauer Go to last post
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Soaring, a non-communal sport. by plasticguy
Hi Guys. There is a long post on why soaring is declining. It's hard to put the finger on a problem when it is structural and not procedural. The plain fact is that soaring is a sport for individuals, not teams. The participant needs the help of people who can't participate. The best soaring...
April 16th 04 05:39 AM
by John H. Campbell Go to last post
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MID AIR COLLISIONS by Vorsanger1
Paul Adriance: I missed your original post regarding the accident. Will you be kind enough to post it again or send to to me by e-mail. Thanks in advance, Charles V.
April 16th 04 04:17 AM
by Vorsanger1 Go to last post
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Mid air by Ian Molesworth
Two well known pilots were killed on Monday in South Africa as a result of yet another mid air collision. There have been 3 midairs with fatalities in the past month and about 8 in the past year or so. Guys, we need to face facts, we are doing something very badly wrong! I have heard about more...
April 16th 04 12:59 AM
by Paul Adriance Go to last post
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2-seater class at Minden Regionals by JJ Sinclair
We would like to have a 2-seater class at this years Minden Championships, June 7-11. Please let us know if you're thinking about it. We are also trying to have an 18 meter class, but need more ships. Only have 2 in each class, so far that have paid their $100 bucks. Standard, 15 meter and open...
April 15th 04 07:20 PM
by JJ Sinclair Go to last post
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BOURNEMOUTH MAN WANTS TO JUM OUT OF A PLANE...WILL YOU HELP HIM DO IT by David
BOURNEMOUTH MAN WANTS TO JUMP OUT OF A PLANE...WILL YOU HELP HIM DO IT Dear All, I am writing to you in the hope that you may be able to me with regard to an event that I am taking part in on Sunday 25th July 2004. I will say up front that it is a charity event, however, please read on as I hope...
April 15th 04 05:22 PM
by David Go to last post
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Two pilots killed in glider collision by Clint
The following is the newspaper report following the collision between the current South African open class champion (John McLachlan) and national team member (Dieter Hiress). They were killed whilst participating in the Free State Regional Championships. Our condolences go to the families of the...
April 15th 04 01:37 PM
by ZASoars Go to last post
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Best Prices on Pocket PC and Palm Cables by Jim Vincent
After much hunting around, I found a great site for connection cables. http://www.moonlight-tech.com/ $10 for USB, same for serial. I haven't found any better prices. Works fine for my Pocket PC and Clie Palm to connect to my PC. With a little soldering, would work fine as a connector to...
April 15th 04 05:52 AM
by Jim Vincent Go to last post
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Salida Tow Plane? by Mackfly
Hi---The members of the Omaha Soaring Club are thinking about another trip to Colorado this year. Does anyone have an up-date on a tow plane at Salida? Is that Pawnee towing now that someone had mentioned a while back. Thanks in advance. Mac McKain
April 15th 04 04:32 AM
by Mackfly Go to last post
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DO YOUR CONTOL CHECKS! by Stewart Kissel
http://www.ntsb.gov/NTSB/brief2.asp?ev_id=20040402X00417&ntsbno=CH I04CA090&akey=1
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April 15th 04 04:12 AM
by Jim Vincent Go to last post
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Is there a mod to increase Nimbus 2 landing flap range by goneill
A friend has a Nimbus 2 (A model),he is fitting a B mod to the tail and wants to know if there is a mod to increase the landing flap from the standard 18 degrees to something more useful 25-35 degree range.
April 15th 04 03:29 AM
by Pete Reinhart Go to last post
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Garmin gpsmap 76s, glide ratio, airspace zone by Gilles_Sauvagnat
Hi, I'am not quite sure this is the right forum to post my question, let me try (I also found some specific gps forums) I just bought a garmin gpsmap 76s mainly for use in a glider (hence the post in the current forum) I wonder if someone has some experience with such device for two...
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April 15th 04 12:39 AM
by DGRTEK Go to last post
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LX-20 Question by Carl Buehler
Hello, A member of our club who is from Germany is having trouble getting his LXE-20 to communicate with a desktop and laptop computer. I have tried to help but do not know much about the LX-20. He bought his unit in Germany. And suspected it my be the serial port. Is the serial port from europe...
April 14th 04 11:38 PM
by Carl Buehler Go to last post
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iPAQ connection to Filser 5000 Slave by Rod
The LX-5000 has a 9-pin connector for an iPAQ, but the slave (back-seat) does not appear to have the same type of wiring setup. Can anyone give me a hand on completing the wiring between the slaved Filser and the iPAQ? Thanks, Roderick
April 14th 04 11:01 PM
by Rod Go to last post
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Great Visibility with iPAQ 3835 by Rich Kiray
From a visibility standpoint, I recommend the use of the older iPAQs for use in the cockpit - strictly from a visibility standpoint. I'm using an iPAQ3835 with a simple screen protector and no back lighting. The display is quite easy to read, even with polarized sun glasses.
April 14th 04 09:16 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Volkslogger to Ipaq connection by Mark Brown
HI, I am using a Volkslogger to drive an Ipaq 3950 running Mobile CU. However, as yet I have been unable to get them to communicate, I would appreciate it if anyone could suggest the correct settings to use. I have tried setting MCU to auto detect with no luck and also tried telling it there is...
April 14th 04 06:17 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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solid-state turn indicator by Jim Hendrix
A solid-state turn indicator, suitable for gliders, is now available. It's light weight, reliable, energy efficient and inexpensive. Go to www.oxaero.com for details. Jim Hendrix Oxford Aero Equipment
April 14th 04 04:17 AM
by Jim Hendrix Go to last post
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