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October 2 Webinar by dmarin
Working Ridges Webinar: October 2nd Please register for WORKING RIDGES: A PRIMER, held on October 2nd, 2018, 5:00 pm PDT at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/741902461530252035?source=RAS Title WORKING RIDGES: A PRIMER Description Picking off a thermal climb along a ridge is a...
Today 05:29 PM
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20 Meter two-seater added to Club Fleet in Michigan by [email protected]
Sandhill Soaring Club is excited to announce that it recently procured a race-ready, 20 meter two-seat DG505 ELAN Orion and Cobra trailer. The ship will be utilized for cross-country training, upset training and basic aerobatics, and for advanced training as the "next step" new-member pilots take...
Today 04:25 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Soaring in or around Maidenhead UK by John Huthmaker
I am heading to England this afternoon for work. I'll be staying in Maidenhead for about a week. If I have any free time, it would be awesome to get in the air. Can anyone recommend a place I could get some glider time in that would be relatively nearby?
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Today 06:49 AM
by John Huthmaker Go to last post
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Soaringlab.eu by Jonathan St. Cloud
Just wondering if I could get some more information on soaringlab.eu? I have watched a few flights on this and love it but wanted to know if others were using this and what their experiences have been. Love the realism!
Today 03:53 AM
by Mike C Go to last post
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SHK-1 drawings by [email protected]
I have recently started restoring SHK-1 #07/130. I was wondering if anyone has drawings, I'm specifically looking for specs on the landing gear. Any help would be appreciated! Bill
Yesterday 12:15 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Handicap Source Documents by Jamie Shore
Are the following links the official source documents for the German and Australian handicap indexes? If not, please advise. German...
Yesterday 08:35 AM
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AMS Flight and LS6 Upper Rudder Bushing by Dan M
Hello, For those that don't know, AMS Flight (www.ams-flight.si) in Slovenia owns the type certificate on the LS4 and LS6 gliders, and has been providing support for them. Unlike DG, they do not require you to pay the "LS Tax". They do not support the LS1, LS3, or LS8. That said, I emailed them...
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Yesterday 01:32 AM
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Missing IGC Flight Replay by [email protected]
http://ywtw.de/igcsimen.html Sure miss this handy app. Other than SeeYou, what do you use to "replay" an IGC file?
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September 21st 18 08:55 PM
by Alex Neigher Go to last post
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A few newbie questions about the sport by [email protected]
A short while ago my daughter was considering joining a local Civil Air Patrol chapter, while attending the meetings with her I began to be interested in Gliding. I'm in NJ. If someone could help me with a few basic questions, I'd really appreciate it: 1. What is the average ground speed of a...
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September 21st 18 05:43 PM
by Paul T[_4_] Go to last post
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Oudie 2 for sale by [email protected]
I have an Oudie 2 used less than 6 times total. Reason: Upgraded to an LxNav8080, so no longer need it. It comes with all included equipment, sans box. $325 OBO.
September 21st 18 02:08 PM
by Nick Kennedy[_3_] Go to last post
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Any LAK 17B FES owners out there? by David Kinlan
Just took delivery of a LAK 17B FES and would like to share advice, tips, etc with other owners. Is there anyone out there?
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September 21st 18 01:11 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Bing fuel pump by David Salmon[_3_]
Anyone out there got a Bing fuel pump, as used to be fitted to the Solo 2350, that they are willing to sell? Dave
September 21st 18 09:23 AM
by David Salmon[_3_] Go to last post
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Clearnav club vario "REDUCED PRICE " by [email protected]
Clearnav club vario surplus to requirements. It has an analog pointer and comes with ADC, speaker, GPS aerial, on/off switch and can be easily upgraded to the x/c version. It's in excellent condition and ready to go. About 4 years old. $850 USD including freight from New Zealand.
September 21st 18 01:08 AM
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For sale: Clearnav club vario. by [email protected]
I have a Clearnav club vario surplus to requirements. It has an analog pointer and comes with ADC, speaker, GPS aerial, on/off switch and can be easily upgraded to the x/c version. It's in excellent condition and ready to go. $1000 usd including freight from New Zealand.
September 21st 18 12:59 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Marfa Gliders is NOT closing! by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
Burt here. I'm NOT retiring, I just downsizing my fleet, selling a hangar, offering my collection of vintage music instruments for sale, specifically: My beautifully restored 1946 Piper J-3 Cub (low-time C-85 HP.) Grove brakes, new spars, new prop, etc. Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus, low time,...
September 20th 18 06:46 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Towpilot Needed in So Cal by Greg Arnold[_2_]
Windhaven Glider Rides in Santa Ynez, California (close to Santa Barbara) is looking for a summer towpilot. Busy ride operation in tourist area. Need someone to tow one to five days during the week. Free lodging. Our planes are a Pawnee and Scout. Contact the owner, Gary Gordon, at...
September 20th 18 05:12 PM
by CindyB[_2_] Go to last post
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stowing horizontal stabilizer on tail boom in trailer by [email protected]
I have seen a glider trailer in which the aircraft's horizontal stabilizer is strapped to the glider's tail boom for storage and transport. I can't recall where I saw this, and a google image search did not yield any hits. At any rate, strapping the horizontal stabilizer to the tail boom is one...
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September 20th 18 03:21 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Anti-collision strobe lights by Gerry Simpson
Does anyone have knowledge of documented studies showing the efficacy of the strobe light bars which are available to be installed in the leading edges of the vertical stabilizers on gliders? Is there anything beyond anecdotal experience to support their use to improve visibility to other aircraft...
September 20th 18 02:36 PM
by kirk.stant Go to last post
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Vario Comparison by [email protected]
Hi- I've searched the archives of this oft-discussed topic, but am not finding specific answers I'm seeking. If you have good experience or knowledge about the specific issues below, I would much appreciate your insights. 1) Latency with accuracy. What is the quickest vario with accuracy? Are...
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September 20th 18 05:06 AM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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Pre-purchase inspection by Marshall Woodford
I found a LS-6 near Milwaukee. Can someone recommend someone that can do a pre-buy? Thank you. Marshall
September 19th 18 10:45 PM
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