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ATTN: All Soaring Club Members by Martin Gregorie
On 09 Aug 2004 19:57:23 GMT, (Nolaminar) wrote: Are there any "rules" that cover this? Like, does a towplane-glider on tow have right of way over anyone else? It seems logical that sailplane seeing a towplane climbing would want to give them plenty of room. GA Yes. In...
August 10th 04 01:52 AM
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Minden In Two Weeks by ADP
Go to: http://www.mindensoaringclub.org/ On the left click "Visiting Minden: Then click "Fly Minden" in the center. Allan "Carl Buehler" wrote in message
August 10th 04 01:51 AM
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Reno Air Race by Shane
If you like aerobatics you have got to check this out. These guys are awesome. Let me know what you think. http://www.redbullairrace.com
August 10th 04 12:06 AM
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Standard Cirrus group reaches 200 by Jim Hendrix
FYI, the Standard Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association Yahoo group just reached 200 members. This is a milestone as the group continues its steady growth. We have an acttive email discussion group and an informative web site (www.standardcirrus.org). Our thanks to Al McDonald for hosting our web...
August 9th 04 10:23 PM
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Uvalde Open and 18 Meter 2ond practice day.#711 reporting by TomnKeyLargo
This am CD Spratt called short tasks for both classes. Today is the second practice day. Yesterday was weak, today we have a high overcast sky. Grid time is 12 noon. I believe right now we have about 45 in the 18 Meter and 12 in the Open. Todays task for the 18 Meter is a MAT with 3 turns and a 3...
August 9th 04 04:58 PM
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altitude record by tango4
I'm thinking of claiming a record. I have a valid IGC trace aquired recently in the Pyrenees during which I climbed to 79275' ( yes seventy nine thousand two hundred and seventy five feet ) after taking off at 8228' - a 71000 plus gain of height. The logger was sealed in the glider, a nimbus 3 t, ...
August 9th 04 04:55 PM
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Becker 4201 multiple failures by Jean
I had a similqar problem after the battery leaked ... After numerous fixes it was still not working. I finally solved the problem by replacing the mike ! Jean "Bruce" a écrit dans le message de ... Can anyone recommend...
August 9th 04 08:43 AM
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L-13 "two-stage release" by JJ Sinclair
In most ships, the cable attached to the release handle goes around a "walking pulley" and then goes to the nose tow hook. The walking pulley is attached to the CG tow hook. When pulling, the weaker tow hook will open first, then the tow hook with stronger springs will actuate. At Hobbs, last week...
August 7th 04 05:44 PM
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Should the USA have a soaring license, not a glider license? by Mark James Boyd
Paul Lynch wrote: None of us have a power bias. Just the opposite. Yep, I've noticed the same. 2-33s. They are exceptionally affordable for primary students. Yep, this is a BIG deal. I agree. Point 2. I have never really understood the point of a ground...
August 6th 04 07:16 PM
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California Tax exemption - gone after Oct 1st by Limus A.
I got this note from my aircraft tax consultant (I used his services when purchasing a glider). It looks like tax exemption after keeping aircraft out of state for 90 days will be gone starting Oct 1st. Limus ---- Cut here --- With the passage of the new California State Budget, individuals...
August 6th 04 04:46 PM
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L-13 by Ray Lovinggood
We lube externally the external bridle (sp?) connection on our L-13 when the release gets a bit sticky. While we don't ever use the bridle connection, they do tend to create friction in the system when left unlubed. Ray Lovinggood Carrboro, North Carolina, USA At 03:24 06 August 2004, Jj...
August 6th 04 11:05 AM
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FS: Ventus C 17.6 by Kirk Stant
"John Shelton" wrote in message ... I need something that will haul gear, land short, cruise fast, maintain easy, and do outstanding acro. There just isn't any such thing. "Liam Finley"...
August 6th 04 06:04 AM
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New SSA Web by Duane Eisenbeiss
"Chip Fitzpatrick" wrote in message ... ............ Comments and semi-civil complaints are always welcome here. ............ Chip Fitzpatrick Region 2/ExComm Growth & Promotion & web content adviser The...
August 6th 04 06:04 AM
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White Mountain Range by Marc Ramsey
JJ Sinclair wrote: On most days you will find a shear line between Mono Lake and Basalt. It is formed when hot air boiling up out of the owens valley meets somewhat moister air coming over the Sierras. Whispy Q's will mark the line. Pick it up while still within gliding distance of Mono...
August 4th 04 11:03 PM
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Alsema Sagitta website by Robert Smits
It's up and running: http://www.smits.co.nz/sagitta/ Now, we are still looking for more infor about the Sagitta's in the USA. If anybody has any pictures, please let us know. Also, if anybody knows one or some of teh owners: we would very much like to get in contact with these people! Tell them...
August 4th 04 10:59 AM
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Battery connectors in Schleicher gliders by Martin Gregorie
Thanks for that, Larry: caused me to go and do some reading, and most interesting it was too. It looks like the type I quoted would be fine for our purposes (in series with a 7 AH 12v gel cell). Its a general purpose type. The hold current is 5 amps at 20C reducing to 2.4 A at 85C. Minimum...
August 3rd 04 10:49 AM
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Where does Class A start (was IGC Rejects Garmin GPS) by Bruce Hoult
In article , "ADP" wrote: "Bruce Hoult" wrote in message ... In article , "ADP" ...
August 1st 04 09:55 AM
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SSA: PR and results by Robert de León
From: "Dawn M. Sullivan" Tom, You are right, publicity is an important "element" of an organization. But I would ask you and others who contact their regional directors to take it one step further. Publicity is one component of an organization's marketing...
July 29th 04 01:50 PM
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Sport Light Aircraft regs by Bill Daniels
The FAA has finally released the final SLA regulations for gliders. The Gross is now 1320 pounds, the Vne is 120 knots. It seems like good news. Any comments? Bill Daniels
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July 22nd 04 07:02 PM
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Roof Top Trailer Storage by Brian Iten
Does anyone have a roof top storage container mounted to their trailer? Brian MB1
July 22nd 04 06:24 PM
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