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Wanting to start a new glider club by John Foster
Hi everyone I just started glider flying lessons and I'M HOOKED!!! Unfortunately, the closest glider club is 3:45 hr drive away. I also live in an area that looks to me to be perfect for ridge soaring, with a range of mountains facing the west that runs for at least 85 miles, and possibly...
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Today 12:58 AM
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Used parachute wanted by Valentin Mayamsin
Hi! I'm buying my first glider and it doesn't come with parachute. I'm looking to buy a used parachute no older than 15 years. North California.
Yesterday 08:02 PM
by sisu1a Go to last post
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Cair Aviation Ltd by Allen Cherry
Anyone who can help, I am trying to contact Cair Aviation Ltd, for details on a vario manufactured by this company. Specifically, I need to know the type of connector that is fitted to it (there is a three-pin and a 5 pin circular bayonet connector) so that I can purchase the corresponding mating...
Yesterday 07:06 PM
by Allen Cherry Go to last post
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Pee receptacle by Poppy Puppy
Some years ago a friend had a pee receptacle that, when stored, looked like a 35mm film container (remember those?), but contained a bladder that held about a litre of fluid. Does anyone know of the product its name, and who stocks them?
Yesterday 05:45 PM
by Paul Candler Go to last post
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Mounting tires on 3" solid tailwheels by [email protected]
I'm one of the club fixit guys, and I got a little obsessed with the task of mounting a tire on a Tost 3" dia. solid tailwheel. I tried all the good advice offered on this and other forums with zero success. Most likely I lack superhuman hand strength and three extra arms. Success took the form...
Yesterday 04:56 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Sn10 by Dan Mockler
For sale: SN10B USB adaptor Two meters Kobo, 5" diagonal Top Hat software Mounting pad with USB to serial converter Ram mount Needs 5v power and gps signal.
Yesterday 02:58 PM
by Dan Mockler Go to last post
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Tapered pins (again) by [email protected]
Helped the new owner beat his 27 together, last Sunday.............he looked shocked when I suggested he "taper" at least one pin. Nothing too severe, just 15 degrees and only on the part that extends out the back side of both spars. Found a 40mm pin in the barn from K-21 and it has 5 degree taper...
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Yesterday 02:48 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Task creation in flywithce by [email protected]
Hi all, I just purchased the FlywithCE Flight Recorder and downloaded the Logbook software. I'm trying to create tasks but I am unable to select or create any type of task. The task box says 'Unknown' and I can't change it to say a triangle or O&R. Haven't found any helpful information in the...
Yesterday 01:53 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Easy and affordable IGC logger by Senna Van den Bosch
Since my FLARM doesn't have an SD card slot, I'm looking for an easy to use IGC logger. Right now, I can get the EW IGC-logger microRecorder for € 295, which has built in GPS, antenna, SD card and USB cable in the box. An LX Nano (regular nano, no display) is also an option, which is € 399,...
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Yesterday 11:50 AM
by Senna Van den Bosch Go to last post
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Update to Annex B to IGC Sporting Code (SC3B) by Ian Strachan[_3_]
Annex B deals with Equipment Used in the Validation of Flight Performances, and with permission of the IGC Bureau has just been published on the FAI/IGC and GFAC web pages with Amendment 11. See: www.fai.org/igc-documents and www.ukiws.demon.co.uk/GFAC One factor in publishing now is that the...
Yesterday 11:18 AM
by Ian Strachan[_3_] Go to last post
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Phoebus A as a first glider by John Foster
What are your thoughts regarding the Phoebus A as a first glider for a low-time pilot who received their training in a 2-33? I have the opportunity to acquire a Phoebus for a very good price from the club that I'm training with, but it has not flown in over 15yrs. No one knows of any obvious...
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Yesterday 06:30 AM
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Opening for May Winch Class at Eagle Field by Karl Striedieck[_2_]
There is one slot open May 5,6 for someone looking for a combination winch launch sign off and introduction to off field landing course here in central Pa. The class size has been reduced by one (to three) to allow more flexibility in dodging adverse weather (severe winds, precip, low clouds)....
April 24th 18 05:17 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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FAA written exam for gliders by John Foster
I'm about to start flying lessons, and have read through the FAA-published text on glider flying. I have been advised to get the written exam out of the way before lessons, so I can focus on the flying aspect. I have been going through practice questions online, but there are many questions that...
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April 24th 18 05:14 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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GROB 103 FS by John Seaborn (A8)
Soaring Society of Boulder is selling our GROB 103 Twin II. The glider was completely reconditioned in 2016 and all known AD/TN have been complied with including the expensive 6000-hour inspection. This 103 has a high useful load over 400lbs. An excellent trainer and easy to fly this GROB is more...
April 24th 18 04:14 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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OUDIE by [email protected]
My Oudie has gotten real sticky to hang onto, I have tried to sort of wash it in baking soda without much luck, any ideas? GLEN
April 24th 18 04:01 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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1-26 in Condor by Chris Wedgwood[_2_]
Hi all. The 1-26E for Condor 2 is well advanced, should be released in a couple of months. I need some help. Looking for cockpit decals/placards. Ideally a graphic file rather than a photo, but if the photo is good, then that would help. You should be able to email me at the address given above,...
April 24th 18 12:39 PM
by Chris Wedgwood[_2_] Go to last post
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Caution -- InReach Explorer Dead by [email protected]
Saturday I updated the software in my InReach Explorer, topped off the battery after winter storage, and reactivated my account. I sent a test message, and Yesterday I took my first flight of the year. Before takeoff I turned on the device, started tracking, and shared my flight with my wife. ...
April 24th 18 12:16 PM
by xcnick Go to last post
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carbon fiber wing wheel dolly by gonz
nice design for this wing wheel dolly carbon fiber texalium shock absorber easy to use watch the video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djXBxx9ys_Y
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April 24th 18 02:25 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Oxygen Cart Picture Needed (Glider) by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
Does anyone have a picture of an oxygen cart that is in use around a gliderport? I am giving a speech TONIGHT (April 23) on glider oxygen systems and would like to include a picture of such. I want to emphasize the idea of the "low" pressure tank initial fill followed by the topping off from...
April 24th 18 01:44 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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International Gliding Commission by [email protected]
Here's a debatable subject few appreciate. For the second time in five years, the I.G.C. Bureau has been unable to find a worthy recipient to be awarded the Lilienthal Medal, Gliding's highest award. The Bureau has only 90,000 pilots/officials to select a recipient from. ( ? ? ?)
April 24th 18 12:50 AM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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