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The inadvisability of charging LiFePO4 batteries below 32F/0C (akabelow freezing) by son_of_flubber
When researching a step up to LiFePO4, I stumbled across this tidbit at http://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/charging_at_high_and_low_temperatures "Many battery users are unaware that consumer-grade lithium-ion batteries cannot be charged below 0°C (32°F). Although the pack appears to be...
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Yesterday 08:34 PM
by Andrzej Kobus Go to last post
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April AZ soaring? by Jonathan St. Cloud
Just wondering if a guy was going to take a week or two at end of April for some early season soaring in AZ, 1) how is the soaring that time of year and 2)what would be the best place to fly (best potential for XC flights and a place that is friendly to private gliders, lodging nearby or bunk house...
Yesterday 07:32 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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New layout for OLC? by Waveguru
New web layout for OLC, at least on my phone. I liked the old layout, but I balk at change.. Boggs
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Yesterday 06:07 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Proposed SZD-55 EASA AD now out for comment - "Flight Controls – Elevator Control System / Vertical Tail – Inspection" by Dan Daly[_2_]
Comment period ends 5 April. It would require an inspection within 60 days to ensure the elevator control attachment slot on the vertical stab be measured. One which caused a fatal crash in UK last year was found to have been enlarged. If the cut-out has been enlarged, the factory must be informed...
Yesterday 06:01 PM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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Recommendations for cataract surgery lenses for flying by teck48[_2_]
I'm due for cataract surgery. Any good or bad experiences with lens implants for flying? Eye doc is recommending multi focus lenses (as opposed to mono focus). And a slightly different lens in each eye. Both multifocal, but dominant eye implant optimized for distance. Anyone have any experience?...
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Yesterday 05:30 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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For Sale M&H KF-011 Oxygen Bottle by Bryce Sammeter
For Sale, M&H lightweight KF-011 Kevlar fiber wrapped oxygen bottle. Came as a spare with glider purchase. Manufactured 9/2011 and looks brand new and appears to possibly be unused. Installed CGA-540 valve with pressure gauge.. Appears to need hydro. Will ship for free in U.S., Discounted shipping...
Yesterday 04:21 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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March Soaring Mag by Tango Eight
(better late than never I guess, just showed up today) That's a beauty of a cover shot. Nice photo Tim. But an extra hearty well done to Brad & Bob. best, Evan Ludeman / T8
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Yesterday 03:47 PM
by Duster[_2_] Go to last post
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HVLP Paint Sprayer Recommendations by LongJourney
Has anyone used an HVLP sprayer to refinish a wood and fabric aircraft? If so, did you get a better finish? Did it save a significant amount of paint? Was it worth using vs. a regular paint spray gun? Thanks, Jeff
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Yesterday 02:07 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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SkySight Support for North Central USA and part of Canada by Paul Remde
Hi, SkySight Update Support for North Central USA and some of Canada As you can see in the image in the link below, http://cumulus-soaring.com/skysight/USA-Central-2018-03.jpg SkySight Soaring Weather Forecasting now covers North Central USA and part of Canada.
Yesterday 01:20 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Flarm collision alert from Tow Plane ADS-B by [email protected]
Now that our club tow plane has installed ADS-B out, I’m getting a constant collision alert on my S80, Flarm butterfly and Qudie while on tow. Is there any way to silence the collision alarm while on tow without turning off ADS-B targets on Flarm all together. I like seeing ADS-B targets while...
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March 22nd 18 09:04 PM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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Antares rudder pedal dimensions by sisu1a
I'm working on a somewhat generic sailplane cockpit for Condor2, loosely based on the Antares advanced ergonomy. There is a great cross-section of it on their site (below), however I need the actual measurement of at least one component so I can accurately scale the drawing. For this, I've chosen...
March 22nd 18 05:38 PM
by sisu1a Go to last post
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Dittel 833 radio by David Crowson
I am just about to buy a Dittel (now TQ) KRT2 radio, has anyone any experience good or bad with one of these?
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March 22nd 18 05:25 PM
by Roger Burghall[_2_] Go to last post
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2018 SSA Competition Rules Posted by Andy Blackburn[_3_]
US Racing Pilots and other interested parties: The 2018 SSA Competition Rules document is now available on the SSA website: http://www.ssa.org/ContestRules In a further move towards consolidation and simplification, the rules for all classes and levels of competition are now contained in a...
March 22nd 18 04:55 PM
by Ron Gleason Go to last post
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New Condor 2 Landscape for Florida by Paul Remde
Hi, I just learned that a new Condor 2 Landscape is available for Seminole Lake Florida. https://www.condor-club.eu/sceneries/197/ However, although I was successful at unzipping and installing the Nephi landscape for Condor 2, I can't seem to figure-out how to get the Florida files to work. ...
March 22nd 18 04:08 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
3 33
Bennie and the Fonzie Trophy by [email protected]
A few of old Miami glider pilots are going to make a trophy that will be awarded yearly in memory of two of the gentlemen that made South Florida soaring sites and memories unique and rewarding. A bit about these two guys would have you laughing and saying this must be fun and exciting. I could...
March 22nd 18 01:50 PM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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SkySight Soaring Weather Forecasting by Paul Remde
Soaring Friends, I am very pleased to be working with Matthew Scutter to promote his impressive SkySight soaring weather forecast service. Buy 12 months of service for $79 and get 2 extra months for FREE. Works great with SeeYou for PC (current subscriptions to both SkySight and SeeYou for PC...
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March 22nd 18 11:49 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Looking for a source for this rear view mirror by Gianni Isotope
Without intending to spark a debate on the pros, cons, and potential hazards of having a rear view mirror in a glider, does anyone know a source for the mirror shown in the attached photo, which I came across on Facebook (no response from the one who posted the...
March 22nd 18 04:36 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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Flarm reporting my own ADSB Out by [email protected]
Greetings, Installed my new Trig and TN72 and today when I powered up both my Flarm and the Trig, the Flarmview reported my own ADSB Out signal as a ADSB target. PowerFlarm Core - 6.42 Firmware Flarmview - 2.39 Firmware Flarm Config ID shows identical to ADSB Out ID FlarmView is showing my...
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March 22nd 18 04:31 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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WTB Enclosed trailer for 13 Meter Sailplane by Bill[_21_]
Looking to buy an enclosed trailer for an antique glider that is going back to Europe. Want to RoRo ship from the east coast to Europe. I would prefer the find a roadworthy trailer In the eastern US. Any tips or thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks, Bill Bill.Batesole at aol dot com
March 21st 18 11:45 PM
by Paul Agnew Go to last post
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Tow hook for 182 by Ramy[_2_]
Our club is looking for a tow hook for 182, in particular Schweizer (partnumber 0500228-2) which is the STC'd approved hook for the Cessna 182. Any pointers are welcome. Thanks Ramy
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March 21st 18 12:39 PM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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