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FLARM Core boot time? by AS
Hi all in Glider-Land! Does anyone have a good number for how long it takes or the FLARM Core to boot up? Background: I am trying to update my Butterfly 57mm round display to the latest revision. The instructions say to connect the USB stick with the update file to the FLARM port, push and hold the...
June 19th 19 04:40 PM
by George Haeh Go to last post
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Day 1 Hobbs. 18M/Open Class nats. by [email protected]
18M/open Nats Hobbs 1st contest day; Same 4 hour TAT both classes Early grid time 11 am Nice day with 6-8 knots up to 15000 ft cloud bases Cu in much of area. Small chance T storms. Posted by Leigh For you fans who don't use FB, CD will put up the task specifics after the launch on the SSA...
June 19th 19 04:16 PM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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complete UV protective glider cover for 15 m ship LS3a by Joel Flamenbaum[_2_]
Invitation for any leads on new or used complete set of "entire glider" covers - must be UV protective as sun is very strong here.
June 19th 19 03:24 PM
by Paul Kaye Go to last post
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Day 1 Region 8 Ephrata Wa by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
Task: West Start Peach Rd 10 mile radius Creston 15 mile radius Ritzville 25 mile radius Skysight said the thermals around Ephrata were going to start early and go high. They did. I went to 9k in the start cylinder before the start and had to fly away to get down to get a start. The run up North...
June 19th 19 03:04 AM
by Charles Longley Go to last post
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Need Help Configuring Power FLARM Portable by Dan Marotta
You've read on another thread that, since updating the firmware in my PF Portable and updating the FlarmNet data file in my ClearNav II, I've not been receiving Flarm targets on the ClearNav or on my wife's Streak. Yesterday, full of hope, I downloaded and installed the just released FlarmNet...
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June 19th 19 02:00 AM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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On-line Registration Now Open for US Junior Camp Contest July13-20 @ Harris Hill by Christopher Schrader[_2_]
Club Leadership: Please encourage youth/junior members to register on-line for the Junior Camp Contest ("Two-seat Class") ASAP! See: https://www.ssa.org/Contests?cid=2448 Three experienced racing pilots will be donating their time to mentor Juniors (ages 15-25) in cross-country soaring and...
June 18th 19 05:25 PM
by Christopher Schrader[_2_] Go to last post
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IGC Technical Specification for Flight Recorders - updated by Ian Strachan
After discussion in the IGC Air traffic, Navigation and Display Systems (ANDS) Committee and the GNSS FR Approval Committee (GFAC), the Technical Specification for IGC-approved GNSS Flight Recorders has been updated with Amendment 5 and is now available on the IGC and GFAC web sites that are given...
June 18th 19 04:22 PM
by Ian Strachan Go to last post
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2019 USA Open and 18 Meter National Soaring Championship pre practice news. by Tom Kelley #711
2019 USA Open and 18 Meter prepractice day 6/15/19. Attached pic of DB, Concordia, being towed out for takeoff. Yes, its hot, many folks are setting up and a few are flying. XG took off a few moments ago, ZO is getting ready to go. Looks to be a good day, the chance of small cu with bases 15,000...
June 18th 19 04:12 PM
by Bojack J4 Go to last post
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AusRASP by Andrew[_9_]
Is anyone aware of issues with the old AusRasp website: http://glidingforecast.on.net/RASP/RASPtable.html Andres
June 18th 19 02:55 PM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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cleaning mold off wing covers by Key Dismukes
Does anyone have experience with best technique to clean mold off wing covers? thanks, KD
June 18th 19 02:39 AM
by Key Dismukes Go to last post
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Wanted: FRONT nose Trim weights for LS gliders by [email protected]
Does anyone have nose trim weights for their LS-3 up to LS-10 glider that they do not use and would sell to me? They are 2.45 kg = 5.4 lbs each. I need TWO more trim weights for the nose of my LS-8 that I can add when I fly and remove when my husband flies. Thanks. --Cathy
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June 17th 19 10:44 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Practice Day 18M/Open Nationals, Hobbs, NM by [email protected]
18M/Open Nats final practice day. Assigned task expected launch to begin 12:30. Nice day with cu. bases 10-12k 20% chance of T-storms. About 3/4 of the field plan to fly. #usnats Follow on ssa.org. Posted by Leigh
June 17th 19 08:16 PM
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GliderLink - New team soaring app for airborne location sharing by [email protected]
I'm excited to announce a new soaring app I've developed called GliderLink. The app shows your location and the location of nearby gliders on a moving map. You can see the other gliders' callsign, relative altitude, heading, and vertical speed. That's about it right now; it's very simple. The value...
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June 17th 19 06:26 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Eprata Wa Region 8 Practice day report by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
Hi All From lovely Ephrata Wa Yesterday was a very good task call. There were forecast to be Cu up to the north of us and then later in the day a convergence was forecast to set up North/ south north of Ephrata. This all happened. On my run north to Nils Corner I never got high and go to check out...
June 17th 19 04:59 PM
by Nick Kennedy[_3_] Go to last post
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New book by Paul T[_4_]
https://adverts.gliderpilot.net/?op=s3&id=16196
June 17th 19 10:25 AM
by Paul T[_4_] Go to last post
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Today is not the day by Jonathan St. Cloud
Well worth the 8 minutes to watch and consider. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMT-MhYd7Z4&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3K1gYFQt54aEft604HNVrML3QgI5mVrpitQ5NowlUIrWMiQ9bbZ1H_MPY
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June 17th 19 01:53 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Looking for PW-5 canopy by [email protected]
The canopy of my PW-5 glider was damaged rather severely. I'm looking for a replacement (unlikely, I know) or for someone who can rebuild it from the frame. Any ideas?
June 16th 19 01:38 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Nearest Location by [email protected]
I am 13 years old and I want to learn to fly a glider. The one problem is that the nearest gliding school near me is 1 hr and 40 minutes away and this is way too far. I was wondering if there was a way around this. I have looked for different places but they are all too far. FYI I live in eastern...
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June 15th 19 02:59 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Softie Parachute for Schleicher gliders with a seat back cutout by Craig Reinholt
Last year I bought a new Softie parachute for my ASH 31. Not researching things through properly, I briefly read the Softie website (ok, I’m a dipstick for not drilling down in the "not so" fine print) and ordered the 240 MINI Softie model. Being a guy that is moderately “prosperous”, but can...
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June 15th 19 02:41 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Another EXTREMELY low thermal save by [email protected]
I’m afraid video may be making pilots take these risks. https://youtu.be/PlXeHeR5Ma8
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June 15th 19 10:42 AM
by Paul T[_4_] Go to last post
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