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Spar workshop CD and DVD available by mat Redsell
The Marske Spar workshop booklet compiled on DVD and CD by Mat Redsell is now available. Includes a dvd movie on spar mold construction, the monarch spar construction and the testing of the carbon Monarch Wing. A slide show guides one through the backround of the carbon rod spar, explains the...
May 6th 04 03:52 PM
by mat Redsell Go to last post
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Wiggly amps by Don Johnstone
There have been many suggestions over the past few months to fit equipment to gliders of all flavours, most of them requiring electrical power. The list is long, transponders, strobe lights, anti collision warnings and thermal predictors. We already have electric varios, turn and slip,...
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May 6th 04 01:25 PM
by Robert Ehrlich Go to last post
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Tows available near Tucson? by Janus2k
Planning to be in Tucson the last week of May. Anyone know of an airport near Tucson that tows are available? Yes, Estrella is too far. Will bring glider with if tows are available. Thanks, Mark 2K
May 6th 04 06:28 AM
by Andy Blackburn Go to last post
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wave flight in kansas by Robert Holliday
Sunday was a good day for soaring. I was able to soar in clear air to 16,053 ft MSL for an altitude gain of over 13K near Hutchinson Ks. My question is did anyone else experience similar conditions in the flatlands?
May 6th 04 05:03 AM
by Sam Discusflyer Go to last post
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Off topic - Metric Nuts by Paul Remde
Hi, This post is a bit off-topic, but it relates to the soaring goosenecks I sell. The require M10 x 1mm pitch nuts. I've been trying for months to find small, thin (3 mm or less) nuts for the goosenecks. All the US suppliers I've contacted can supply metric nuts with the right inner diameter...
May 5th 04 11:15 PM
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Mylar seals installation by John W
I have some almost new mylar seals that are coming unstuck. Last year I had my wings at the shop. They got a new coat of wax and new mylars were installed. I'm guessing the process of waxing and the sticking of the mylars became somewhat merged, hence my current problem. So now I'm going to...
May 5th 04 09:03 PM
by JJ Sinclair Go to last post
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May issue of Southern California Soaring is on-line by [email protected]
The May issue of the Region 12 newsletter, "Southern California Soaring," is now on-line at: http://www.SoCalSoaring.com Articles in this issue include: One Thousand Miles in the Sierra Wave -- Kempton Izuno's epic flight Atlanta 2004 Soaring Convention Report -- Dave Raspet is on-site
May 5th 04 05:52 PM
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Nasal cannula, flowmeter combinations. by Lord Struthers
Which combination do you like? Thanks, Rich
May 5th 04 05:04 PM
by Lord Struthers Go to last post
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wave over Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and W Pennsylvania today by Bob Mowry
Anyone else notice this on today's visible satellite images/their ride home from work? I was looking at: http://wwwghcc.msfc.nasa.gov/GOES/goeseastconus.html and it seems like this started to form later in the day and covered a decent part of each of these states. I'm wondering if this wave...
May 5th 04 03:06 PM
by Bob Go to last post
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mylar seals wing to flap/ Aileron by culverflyer
has this been done on pik20d
May 5th 04 02:52 PM
by Derrick Steed Go to last post
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Has Standard Class design peaked? by Mark Brown
Ok im really bored and I thoguht i would open a can of worms..has Standard Class Design reached a plateau? and if so where do we go from here?
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May 5th 04 01:35 PM
by mat Redsell Go to last post
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Pic trailers by culverflyer
I am a new Pic 20 owner and a Pic trailer can some one help me with a diagram of the hitch and brake mechanism, Parts?? Thanks
May 5th 04 01:37 AM
by Larry Pardue Go to last post
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McCready Speed ring for ASW-20 by Jeff Dorwart
Hello, Anyone still flying with a speed ring on their -20. I am planning to buy a blank from Tim and would like a transfer/photo from one of the factory ones so I can make the engraving look somewhat professional. Like everyone else I have it on the PDA but would prefer to duplicate it...
May 5th 04 12:58 AM
by Mike Borgelt Go to last post
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First Estonian gliding casuality in 17 years by iPilot
In May 1-th - the day we got in to the EU - a Blanik broke in the middle of the flight. Possible reason - overspeed on spin exit. Possible cause for overspeed - not known yet. Pilot exited, but too low and parachute had no time for opening. Sad story with sad ending. We have one glider pilot...
May 5th 04 12:51 AM
by Mike Borgelt Go to last post
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Wanted Sparrowhawk by David Bingham
I am looking for a Sparrowhawk new/used with or without a trailer. Immediate cash. I am often asked why do I want one when I have a DG800B, a Stemme S10-VT and several paragliders. I think the Sparrowhawk is possibly the most interesting glider development in the past 10 years and it would complete...
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May 4th 04 11:20 PM
by Gill Couto Go to last post
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GPS glide ratio calculations by james
hi, i posted a message on this board last year - see below - asking advice for a GPS to record the "flights" i make with my wingsuit from aircraft / cliffs. I purchased an Garmin etrex vista in the end and am very satisfied with the results. If anyone is interested in seeing the resulting data...
May 4th 04 09:00 PM
by james Go to last post
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Worldwide hi-res satellite photos by Jonathan Gere
I updated my page to include a link showing how to access 15m resolution satellite photos for most of the world. This link has better resolution than the link for the US. The images are already projected to a simple XY latitude/longitude grid as needed by...
May 4th 04 03:08 PM
by Jonathan Gere Go to last post
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Last season for BLIPS? by Stewart Kissel
I was reviewing the Dr Jack site and his subscription message, he sounds as if the workload means this may be the final season. He sent out the message for those like me who have become quite dependant on them to beware. Let's take advantage of them while they still exist.
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May 4th 04 03:06 PM
by Gary Evans Go to last post
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Soaring's decline SSA club poll by Craig Freeman
In the result's from the SSA club poll fourty seven percent of responding club's said they did not want large numbers of new members. Maybe the word "large" caused clubs who would want some new members to answer in the negative. Maybe this indicates that there is no more room in half of the...
May 4th 04 01:07 PM
by Clint Go to last post
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Kansas Wave Flight by Steve
Yes, we had a wave day in Kansas on Sunday. Only one person was able to connect and get any significant altitude. For those seriously interested in wave not generated by mountains, you might want to get all the data you can from near Hutchinson, Kansas on May 2, 2004, between about 1:30 PM CDST...
May 4th 04 05:14 AM
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