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Towrope tensions....Part II by Retting
Looking for towrope tensions information applied during a typical AERO tow. Singles and twins up to 600kg/ 1500#. Perhaps testing was done back in the 60’s before Al Gore invented the internet. Prefer some numbers over methods of achieving. The Uganda Information Award is still in play .......
Today 07:42 PM
by john firth Go to last post
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Garmin/InReach by [email protected]
For the past several days my InReach has not displayed my flights when clicking on the proper URL. (as found on the SSA locator page) I called Garmin and they said they recently recognized a problem. Some settings for my device has evidently been changed. Things were reset and now it seems to...
Today 07:31 PM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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ASG32MI water ballast by Fassin Pierre
Hello, I am looking for some help concerning the water ballast in the TAIL of the ASG32. Don't know what happens but since some time now, it takes 45 minutes to fill or empty the 5 liters in the tail. It used to be 3 or 4 minutes... So, obviously, something blocks... I verified the cabling under...
Today 07:11 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Mt Washington Diamond Mine delivers again... by Giaco
3 New Diamonds and Lennie #1's at the Mt. Washington Wave camp yesterday. Potentially a new state record as well, but verifying the logs. Tows were as low as 2K, with highest climb in the 32K...
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Towrope tension?? by Retting
Looking for information covering tension applied to a towrope during tow and any other maneuvers while on tow. Twins vs. singles. Scientifically applied or Kentucky windage guesses also welcome to be posted. Thanks, R
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Today 06:19 PM
by john firth Go to last post
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Duck Hawk by [email protected]
Opinions on the Duck Hawk. Where has it gone? Thanks Sam
Today 05:59 PM
by kinsell Go to last post
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Michigan Ohio Indiana Pilots Rent DG-505 in Florida by [email protected]
Michigan, Indiana, Ohio Glider Pilots: Sandhill Soaring Club is considering making its DG-505 (N505DS) available for rent to club members for $50/hour in sunny Florida from December through end of March at Seminole Lake Gliderport. Pilots would need to be checked out in Michigan before...
Today 05:21 PM
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Coaching at Keepit by [email protected]
Don't want to face another long, cold winter without scratching that soaring itch? Dry conditions in northern NSW have lead to an early start to the XC season we're encouraging pilots to think about their personal goals. In addition to resident coach Allan Barnes, this year Lake Keepit Soaring...
Today 01:08 PM
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WGC2020 training / Pre-Worlds by [email protected]
Hi, I hope this is a good channel to reach potential contestants for the WGC2020 in 18m/Open/Doubleseater classes. There will be an official communication to the gliding associations soon. We just opened the registration for the WGC training competition. The contest will be part of the German...
Today 10:16 AM
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Aviation Watch Alert/Update: Nacer FETAIMIA - Link Aviation (UK) by [email protected]
On Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 4:52:02 AM UTC, N Fetaimia wrote: On Monday, 1 December 2014 14:39:42 UTC, wrote: On Friday, August 14, 2009 4:49:32 PM UTC+2, nfet wrote: On Aug 7, 2:14 pm, Aviation wrote: ...
Today 06:10 AM
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Bob Harris by [email protected]
Bob Harris passed away on Oct 6, 2018. He was 86 years old. Bob set the world gliding altitude record on Feb. 17, 1986 with a flight to 49,009 feet out of California City. This was the culmination of a sustained and extensive effort that had started 6 years earlier, first with a partner and later...
Yesterday 06:06 AM
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New $500 FAA ADS-B Rebate ... some motorgliders/sustainers qualify by Darryl Ramm
It's back.... https://www.faa.gov/nextgen/equipadsb/rebate Hopefully may be time for some folks doing ADS-B Out installs over this winter break to get a rebate. Only applies to 2020 Complaint installs (so not TABS/SIL=1). And the rules make clear... Type Aircraft = ‘Fixed wing single...
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Yesterday 05:49 AM
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Refinishing Ventus b Fuselage by Richard Pfiffner[_2_]
Pictures and process for refinishing a ventus b fuselage. Work in progress pictures and process as work is completed. http://www.craggyaero.com/ventus.htm Richard www.craggyaero.com
Yesterday 12:01 AM
by Brad[_2_] Go to last post
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CAD drawing DG-100/101 instrument panel by Senna Van den Bosch
Hi everyone, I would like to do my instrument panel again since I have to fit a transponder somewhere. Does anyone have the correct outlines? In CAD maybe? I have found this link: https://www.dg-flugzeugbau.de/Data/instrument-panel.zip which appears to be dead by now. Any help is appreciated!
October 12th 18 10:47 PM
by SF Go to last post
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instruments for sale by kenward1000
Where would be the place to advertise instruments for sale? I've got a couple of altimeters, ASI's, Borgelt B40 & B50 to sell. Regards.
October 12th 18 04:32 PM
by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net Go to last post
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Damaged 1982 Bikle trailer by George Underhill
On September 20th my 1982 Bikle trailer was pulled from its ground stakes and heavily damaged either by a tornado or straight line winds. The fixed forward portion of the top was ripped clean off and deposited in a hedge. The rear clamshell portion was pulled off to one side and the lift arms...
October 12th 18 12:27 PM
by George Underhill Go to last post
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ADSB panel display by [email protected]
My Trig22 now generates ADSB-out in my Experimental glider. I'd like to add a reasonable-cost adsb-in receiver and a bright panel-mounted traffic display (I can't see iphone or ipad screens here in the western sunlight). Any suggestions? I see the PingUSB adsb receiver ($200) and the AirAvionics...
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October 12th 18 11:45 AM
by Alastair Lyas[_2_] Go to last post
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"Do It Yourself" airborne proximity warning device by Linar Yusupov
Dear rec.aviation.soaring subscribers! I would like to present you PDF slides of one DIY R&D project. The slides are about open platform airborne proximity warning device. It operates at ISM band radio but also capable to receive ADS-B reports at aviation frequency. It is mainly targeted for our...
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October 12th 18 07:36 AM
by Steve Koerner Go to last post
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Condor News ---- 2 October 2018 by Chris Wedgwood[_2_]
In the last month we have released 2 new gliders - The Ventus 3 in 15m and 18m, and the ASK21. Condor development continues apace. Chris & Uros Condor Team
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October 12th 18 07:26 AM
by Chris Wedgwood[_2_] 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
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October 12th 18 02:21 AM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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