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Hobbs Practice 7-3 # 711 reporting by TomnKeyLargo
We had a 10 am brief pilots meeting and a MAT of 1.5 hrs was called for all three classes. The task distance was from 65 miles for Sports to 100 miles for Standards and 125 miles for 15 meter. Out towards the west rode them very high clouds with the chance of buildups later in the day. Lift was...
July 4th 04 10:53 AM
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Slightly off topic - Video Edit Software? by Mark Zivley
I promised Bill Daniels that I'd burn him a DVD of some of my winch videos and the result is pretty horrible quality which is a result of two things. A. I'm using Pinnacle Studio 8 and it's given me some problems and I'm more than a bit peeved that in less than 6 months I am foced to buy Version...
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July 4th 04 07:15 AM
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July 3rd 04 09:37 PM
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Thermal Rotation - Revisited.... by Mark Zivley
I was killing time before a meeting and I was watching two things. First was a towering Cu and the second was a hawk down low circling. I wondered if the hawk was aware of any rotation of the thermal he was in. Then I started watching the Cu as it continued to billow upwards. What struck me was...
July 3rd 04 02:11 PM
by Chris OCallaghan Go to last post
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Polish Juniors - Invitation by Tomasz Sielicki
On request of the organizers I relay this information: ------------------------------------------------------ Polish Junior Gliding International Championships August 2004 Poznan Poland - Invitation 32nd Polish Junior Gliding International Championships & 1st Gliding Regional Contest Pobiedziska...
July 3rd 04 10:16 AM
by Tomasz Sielicki Go to last post
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Hobbs Pre-practice 7-2 # 711 reporting by TomnKeyLargo
Today more trailers rolled in. Some choose to rig and go fly. The blipmaps showed it better than it was in the local area. I launched around 2 pm and climb was slow. Almost got splashed with a full load of water but got back up. At 10 thou headed SW towards some higher and better looking clouds....
July 3rd 04 06:58 AM
by Paul M. Cordell Go to last post
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DG-505 by Richard Graham
Wanted: DG-505 Orion. Call Ray at 530-673-3222. CA.
July 3rd 04 06:37 AM
by Mal Go to last post
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Marske Pioneer Cross Country by mat Redsell
The Marske PioneerIId has been doing some flight testing and cross country lately. See the Marske site for details. -mat -- Marske Flying Wings http://www.continuo.com/marske
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July 2nd 04 07:33 PM
by Brian Iten Go to last post
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Flying a Cambridge 302 with WinPilot Pro by Ted Wagner
I'll be using this combination for the first time this weekend. If anyone has an suggestions on how to set tasks (on the ground and in the air) and how best to use the 302 in flight (e.g., what "page" to leave it on most of the time) I'd love to hear your comments. Advance thanks, -ted
July 2nd 04 07:14 PM
by Herbert Kilian Go to last post
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WTB Transponder by Roy Bourgeois
I'm looking for a used transponder w/ Mode C - Becker, Microair, REMF, or similar. Roy
July 2nd 04 06:44 PM
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Annoying Habbits? by Slick
Any of you have annoying habits when you start to get nervous about your flight? I swallow hard and lick my lips a lot when I start to get low and un-sure of where the next thermal is. Anyone else do anything like this? -----= Posted via Newsfeeds.Com, Uncensored Usenet News...
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July 2nd 04 06:39 PM
by Michael Go to last post
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Lasham Regionals by Steve Dutton
Results for the Lasham Regionals 2004 starting Saturday 3rd July will appear here Lasham Glider Racing Lasham Regionals 2004 http://www.lasham.org.uk/comps/regionals/COMPVIEW.ASP Steve Dutton
July 2nd 04 06:00 PM
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Registering Trailer In California by Brian Iten
I will be taking possession of a used glider and trailer this weekend and have a question to anyone that has done this in California. The trailer that I am receiving has a plate and registration issued in Nevada. I will be registering it in California. Will I need to take the trailer to AAA or the...
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July 2nd 04 06:21 AM
by Greg Arnold Go to last post
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Soar Marfa after Hobbs by Burt Compton
Howdy folks! Mighty good soarin' in July at Marfa in west Texas. Pilots from "back east" are visiting us this week and they're flyin' far and fast, just like the legendary US National contests of the 1960's and 1970's. Johnny Byrd returns next week to team-fly with us in his Discus, now that...
July 2nd 04 05:15 AM
by Burt Compton Go to last post
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Two gliders collide in Leszno, Poland by Tomasz Sielicki
Two gliders collided in Leszno, Poland, yesterday during Standard Class Nationals. Both pilots (she and he) bailed out and landed safely except for a minor injury on his leg. The accident is reported to have happened in a gaggle 30 minutes after the gate was opened, close to the cloud base. Yet...
July 2nd 04 04:33 AM
by Jim Vincent Go to last post
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news!! Egypt Air Airbus A330 by heavymetal
'The A330 is also a first class glider...' (http://www.iasa.com.au/folders/images/airtransat/revelations.html) ;) -- heavymetal ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Posted via OziPilots Online http://www.OziPilotsOnline.com.au ] - A website for Australian...
July 1st 04 08:40 PM
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Where do you draw the line? by Bruce Greeff
I was reading up on the recent accidents and one had me wondering. This was the damage to a K13 at Buckminster in the UK on 15 January. You can read about it here - http://www.gliding.co.uk/accidents/detail.php?acc_id=59&pageNum_AccidentSummary=1&totalRows_AccidentSummary=23 It appears from the...
July 1st 04 07:59 PM
by Ian Johnston Go to last post
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Notes from a Small Island - 1015K in UK. by Gav Goudie
Friday was a great day to avoid work in the UK: http://uras.gliderpilot.net/?db=uras&op=s2&id=19890&kw= 800Km Triangle record was also broken, and a Nimbus 3D completed a declared goal of Aboyne (Scotland) to Lasham, (Hampshire). Thats why we go gliding!
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July 1st 04 07:54 PM
by Ian Johnston Go to last post
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Lak-17a landing gear problem by Raphael Warshaw
At the suggestion of my A&P and in case any owners are not part of the Lak-17 group on Yahoo! where it's already posted, I'm sending this to the entire group: All: On Sunday (June 20), I experienced a landing gear malfunction. While extending the gear before landing, the nub which fits into the...
July 1st 04 04:25 PM
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Hobbs 7-1 # 711 reporting by TomnKeyLargo
Arrived here yesterday to a deep blue sky filled with white cu at 12 k. I was the only trailer on the grid at the time. Now, this mornin there are 6 or 7. Folks are starting to roll in. The contest folks are here getting ready for the regionals. Today the weather shows a great day. Am going to...
July 1st 04 03:23 PM
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